TOP STORY: A year of great RHPS conventions continues...
Midnight Insanity in Long Beach, CA, is holding The Pirates of Transylvania, from Thursday, July 26 through Sunday, July 29, 2007. There will be vendors, costume contests, a picnic, and of course, performances of RHPS and Shock Treatment. Check out www.midnightinsanity.com/PirateCon for more info.
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Downhome Decadence had We Are... Rocky!, on Friday, May 11 and Saturday, May 12, 2007, in Huntington, WV. Check out www.rockycon07.com for pics and more info.
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Tim Curry will be in the Season 2 premiere of the USA show Psych, entitled American Duos. The episode centers around Curry as American Idol-esque judge Nigel St. Nigel. The episode will air Friday, July 13th at 10pm. Tim has also recently done voice work for The Chosen One as the voice of Lucifer, the animated short film Once Upon a Christmas Village, the upcoming animated film Fly Me to the Moon, and the animated series Me, Eloise.
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Susan Sarandon has been very busy, with roles in no less than nine upcoming films in the next year. Enchanted, Mr. Woodcock, In the Valley of Elah, Emotional Arithmetic and Bernard and Doris will be released later this year. Susan is currently filming Eleanor & Colette with Helena Bonham Carter, and is set to film The Colossus with Colin Firth. She will also play a role in next year's Wachowski Brothers' directed Speed Racer, as well as Middle of Nowhere with real-life daughter Eva Amurri.
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Barry Bostwick is currently in the movie Nancy Drew, as well as the film Evening, which are both in theaters now. The News, a sitcom pilot about a Phoenix, AZ television station, where Bostwick played Harvey Deegan, the station's news director, was sadly not picked up by ABC.
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Meat Loaf is currently on the second leg of his sold-out Bat Trilogy tour, which includes songs from all three Bat Out of Hell albums. He also has a role in the upcoming horror film Urban Decay. In addition, he recently had a cameo in the Tenacious D film The Pick of Destiny, now available on DVD. Visit www.meatloaf.net for more info.
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In March 2007, McFarlane Toys unveiled their latest detailed 3-D re-creation: The Rocky Horror Picture Show's iconic "one-sheet" movie poster. The 8 1/2 x 12 3/4 x 2-inch piece can be hung on a wall or displayed on a tabletop. The collectible poster sells for around $25. Check out www.spawn.com for a press release and pictures.
On January 1st, 2007, Sue Blane, RHS, RHPS and Shock Treatment costume designer, received an MBE (Members of the Order of the British Empire) Award for services to drama.
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 .
To listen to great RHPS-related podcasts, visit Rocky Radio at www.rockyradioonline.com , or The Rocky Horror Pod Show at rockyhorrorpodshow.libsyn.com .
For detailed info on RHPS and Shock Treatment related music, check out the re-designed www.rockymusic.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 .
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 added an interactive list of current RHPS showings; updated and added fan and cast profiles; added RHPS and Shock Treatment photos, exclusive posters, computer and iPhone wallpapers, 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:
RHPS Official 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
Susan Sarandon Auctions Shoes for Charity
Mon Sep 10 2007 - Susan Sarandon is taking part in the Spirit of Women Celebrity Red Shoe Auction, an online charity auction of celebrity-autographed footwear that will benefit several health organizations. Full Story
Jonathan Adams Artwork Exhibition in 2008
Mon Sep 10 2007 - There will be an exhibition of the artwork of the late Jonathan Adams, who played Dr. Scott in The Rocky Horror Show and The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Full Story