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Spring 1998

TOP STORY: The New York City Rocky Horror Convention on Saturday, April 4, 1998 was a big success with fans from all over the world attending. The highlight of the event was a visit from Nell Campbell (7 months pregnant) who participated in a question and answer session, then signed autographs. The convention ended that night at NYC Theatre (Village East) with a great pre-show and full-cast performance of the movie!!! Congratulations to organizers Bill Brennan, Larry Viezel and Mad-Man Mike...



For information on the next convention in Las Vegas October 9-10, send a SASE to ROCKYCON 98, 4150 Springhill Ave., Las Vegas, NV 90121 or visit the website at members.aol.com/rockycon...



Susan Sarandon will be making a new film "The Cradle Will Rock," directed by partner Tim Robbins...



We are awaiting the release of a CD-ROM based on the play THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW. It is being released in England and we hope to have full info in our next newsletter...



As we are approaching the 25th Anniversary of THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (the play) there will be many special events including: a play tour of the UK beginning March 25 in Birmingham (England)... a new Australian tour beginning in August in Sydney... and the current European tour continues AND a special celebration of the 25th Anniversary at the performance of the play on May 18 at Richmond (UK). The special announcement promised in the last news had been put on hold. See next News! For info on ROCKY HORROR SHOW international tour dates, try the website of The Rocky Horror Company (www.rockhorror.co.uk)...



Contrary to what was previously reported, the RHPS video will be put on moratorium in the stores and the new video release (which will include "Superheroes," "Once in a While" and other footage from the laserdisc) can be expected sometime in the Fall...



Richard O'Brien has recorded tracks for a new CD. It will be called "5 Card Tarot" and will include 6 songs from his show "Disgracefully Yours." When it is released, it will be available through the Fan Club.



At long last, Tim Curry's mini-series "Will Shakespeare: His Life and Times" (a six-volume set) has been released on video. We are told it can be ordered; call 1-800-367-7765...



Tim Curry will be appearing in "Addams Family Reunion" as Gomez, which will be available direct-to-video in September and on the Fox Family Channel in October...



For info on a new "Making a Rocky Horror" book, send a SASE or IRC to Jim Whittaker, P.O. Box 1309, Altoona, PA 16603...



Meatloaf will be starring in the movie "Black Dog" with Patrick Swayze...



To join the Meatloaf On-Line mailing list, write to majordomo@1webplaza.com and in the body of the letter only write SUBSCRIBE (your e-mail address).



For those Fans on-line, we hope you enjoy our official web site. We will be updating it each month with new cast and fan profiles. (To fully appreciate the site you should have Netscape)...



As the Fan Club grows with the advancement of modern technology, we will be starting an E-mailing List to automatically send out the "New News" on-line. Please E-mail me at: sal@interport.net. Do not E-mail me from a temporary address -- this would be useless. You can also use this to send any problem with theaters and prints, etc. But do not expect me to answer all questions. (I am one person)... Anyone who is not on-line can still get the "News" the traditional way...



For info on a ROCKY-related novel by former fan club rep, send S.A.S.E. to Eric Bradshaw, 65 Woodstock Rd., Rochester, NY 14609-7652 (e-mail: macattak@frontiernet.net)...



For your information, the birth dates of the RHPS stars: For your information, the birth dates of the RHPS stars: Jon Adams 2/l4, Barry Bostwick 2/24, Richard O'Brien 3/25, Tim Curry 4/19, Nell 5/24, Pat Quinn 5/28, Charles Gray 8/29, Susan Sarandon 10/4, Meatloaf 9/27, Peter Hinwood 5/17... All fan mail for the ROCKY stars is always forwarded by the Fan Club -- but we cannot guarantee an answer...



Attention FAN CLUB MEMBERS: New News will come out every three months (April, July, October and January). To receive it, send S.A.S.E. at appropriate time and mark "New News" on the envelope. This is Spring 1998 News. Foreign members must send one international reply coupon for "News".


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