TOP STORY: On September 5th, 20th Century Fox released a special edition DVD of Shock Treatment. A box set with Shock Treatment and the previously out-of-print 2-disc RHPS is also now available. The Shock Treatment disc is presented in anamorphic widescreen with 5.1 surround sound and 2.0 stereo sound, and extras include a commentary by ST Fan Club Presidents "Mad Man" Mike Ellenbogen & Bill Brennan, a Making Of Retrospective featurette, a Music Retrospective featurette, a theatrical trailer, and an international trailer. Shock Treatment has also had recent showings on the Fox Movie Channel and the HDTV cable channel INHD2. You can find the Fan Club's DVD review and screenshots at www.rockyhorror.com/shocktreatment .
Tim Curry is reprising his role as King Arthur in the Monty Python musical Spamalot at the Palace Theatre in London, from October 2006 to January 2007. Tim is also doing voice work for the animated film Fly Me To The Moon, as well as the animated series Me, Eloise. Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties and Queer Duck: The Movie, in which Tim lends his voice, are now available on DVD.
Susan Sarandon recently appeared in episodes of the Emmy-nominated show Rescue Me on FX. Her upcoming films Enchanted, Mr. Woodcock and Bernard and Doris will soon be released. Susan is also set to begin filming on the movies Eleanor & Colette with Helena Bonham Carter, and The Colossus with Colin Firth.
Barry Bostwick was recently in an episode of the ABC Family series Three Moons Over Milford, as well as the children's film Chestnut: Hero of Central Park. He has also appeared on the WB sitcom What I Like About You, and on several episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
Meat Loaf and former co-songwriter Jim Steinman have resolved the $50 million-plus lawsuit for use of the phrase Bat Out Of Hell, which Meat Loaf is using for his upcoming album Bat Out Of Hell III: The Monster Is Loose. The album will be released on Halloween, October 31st. Visit www.meatloaf.net for more info.
The Queens of the Desert / 31st Anniversary Convention will be held on October 13-14 in Tucson, AZ. Rocky Horror and Shock Treatment will be shown. RHPS Fan Club President Sal Piro, as well as RHPS Transylvanian Perry Bedden, are scheduled to appear. Stay tuned to www.tucsonrockyhorror.com for details.
The New York City RHPS Cast is performing bi-monthly midnight shows at the birthplace of RHPS' audience participation, the Waverly Theatre (now called IFC Center). Go to www.ifccenter.com for more details and to purchase tickets.
For an up-to-date list of theaters showing RHPS, go to www.rockytheaters.com .
For the largest and certainly one of the best websites devoted to RHPS and Shock Treatment, check out Cosmo's Factory at www.cosmosfactory.org .
For a great Shock Treatment website, visit The Shock Treatment Network at www.shocktreatmentnetwork.com .
Visit the Rocky Horror Poster Gallery on the Web, which was put together by Australian fan Chris Hose: www.angelfire.com/movies/rhpsposter .
Check out The Rocky Horror Picture Show: 25 Years of Absolute Pleasure. It is the first official CD soundtrack with every song from the movie. For more info, visit www.rhino.com .
For info on international tour dates for The Rocky Horror Show (the stage play), visit the website of The Rocky Horror Company at www.rockyhorror.co.uk .
For info on tour dates for The Rocky Horror Show in the US and Canada, check out www.rockyshows.net .
Don't forget to check out the RHPS official fan site, www.RockyHorror.com . We've changed our look; added a list of current RHPS showings; updated and added fan profiles; added RHPS and Shock Treatment photos, exclusive posters, and video clips for download; and also added an online forum to talk about all things Rocky.
The mailing address for all Fan Club correspondence goes to:
Rocky Horror Picture Show Fan Club
1040 First Ave
New York, NY 10022-2902
Mailing address for Sal Piro (and Sal's Closet):
PO Box 653
New York, NY 10150-0653
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