Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Press Release

If you like the music of Rocky Horror, you're going to love this event. On Monday, August 23rd a spectacular chance for Chicagoans to let their inner divas shine will be available at Mary's Attic in Andersonville.

The event? A live "Karaoke-style" Cabaret of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” and other cult favorites.

An accompanist will be on hand to back performers on the stage at Mary's. "The idea of this actually came from my wedding" says event co-planner David Sweeney, "we had Live Band Karaoke at the reception and our guests went crazy over the chance to be a rock star for one song. With this event, we want to capture the feeling of being the lead in the big musical while also indulging out love of cult movies."

The event will feature a costume contest with prizes donated by local merchants. “I absolutely love midnight showings of Rocky Horror,” says event co-planner Scott McKinsey. “My favorite part of going is seeing the amazing costumes people create. Our brilliant designer Lauren Sweeney is outfitting us for the big night, and we want all of you to show up looking fabulous too.”

The event will feature a complete performance of the music from "Rocky Horror” and two sessions of cult favorite karaoke. Sign-up for the Rocky Horror session will be on a strictly "first come, first serve" basis. The sign up sheet will be available at 7 PM and Rocky Horror will begin at 8:30 following the first karaoke session which will run from 7:30-8:30. Following Rocky Horror, there will be another session of cult favorite karaoke.

The song listings for the night will include music from "Hedwig and the Angry Inch," "Repo: The Genetic Opera," the soundtrack to "Priscilla Queen of the Desert" and "The Rocky Horror Picture Show." Singers with special requests and sheet music will be accommodated if possible.

Tickets are $5 and will be available at the door. For more information or to RSVP for the event visit us on our Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/DreamLogic-Theatreworks/397426078938