Rocky Horror Picture Show MOVIE showings for October 2012

Here’s what we’ve all been waiting for, the list of Michigan shows for the 2012 Halloween season! (And there was much rejoicing…yay!) We plan on going to as many as we possibly can – and will be in full costume at all shows. Don’t forget to dress up – if not as one of the main characters or Transylvanians, just wear something sexy. If you happen to be at one of the shows we are at, make sure you come say Hello. And don’t be shy about asking us to pose for photos for/with you – we love it! We would especially love it if you shared your photos with us as well. Nudge, nudge, wink, wink!
Okay, here is the list in alphabetical order by theater name. Check the menu on the left titled Upcoming Shows to see them in order by date and city.

Update 10/23/12: A couple new shows added for Oct 26th! ( * )

* Acorn Theater, Three Oaks
Friday, Oct 26th
CAN bring own props, but NO water or food products (meat, rice, toast, prunes, etc), nothing people can slip on. Cards are okay.
FREE admission, FULL bar, MUST be over 18!
Doors at 7pm, movie at 8pm, dance party and general costume contest afterwards.

Broadway Theatre in Mt. Pleasant
Friday 10/26 at 8pm and Midnight
Saturday 10/27 at 8pm and Midnight
There WILL be a shadow cast
The only props allowed are newspaper, flashlights, and noisemakers.
I do not know if there will be a costume contest (waiting on a call back from the group), but last year they had costume contests, and sold props bags at the door

Celebration! Cinema (MULTIPLE LOCATIONS, the locations I have listed below are the only ones showing RHPS at this point)

Grand Rapids North & IMAX
2121 Celebration Dr. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
(616) 530-7469

3728 Rivertown Pkwy
Grand Rapids, MI 49418
(616) 530-SHOW

Lansing & IMAX
200 E. Edgewood Blvd.
Lansing, MI 48911
(517) 393-7469

Celebration! Cinema Crossroads & IMAX
6600 Ring Rd.
Portage, MI 49024
(269) 324-7469

Showtimes for all:
Friday 10/19
Saturday 10/20
Friday 10/26
Saturday 10/27
All times are yet to be determined and I am told will not be set until the Tuesday beforehand. The theaters all expect the times to be between 11:00pm and 11:30pm
$4 (What a bargain!)

They will allow LIMITED outside props, as yet to be determined by corporate. They do not plan to sell prop bags at the shows.

Collingwood – Toledo shows have been cancelled.

Detroit FanFare Comic Convention in Dearborn
This is a VERY unique showing and is really exciting! This is Lou Adler (the producer of RHPS and its follow-up, “Shock Treatment”) approved and is to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the release of the Rocky Horror Comic Book. It is being re-released in a hardcover edition and will be offered exclusively at Detroit FanFare the weekend of 10/26 – 10/28.
Movie Showing:
Saturday 10/27 at Midnight
Admission is free with a Detroit FanFare wristband which is $15 for a weekend pass, or if you stay at the Hyatt Regency in Dearborn for the night at the FanFare rate of $94, it includes TWO free wristbands.
JUST the movie screening is $10
Tickets for FanFare and to order the book:
Tickets for the MOVIE SHOWING ONLY will be available at the door.
There IS a shadow cast (
They will PROBABLY be selling a prop bag.
There WILL be a GENERAL costume contest at 10:30pm in the Con party room, there are multiple categories (Best Costume, Most Original, Sexiest, and Rocky Horror).
If you are interested in the book it is $40 for hard cover and $20 for soft cover. The artist (Kevin VanHook) will be signing the book at the Detroit FanFare Con.

Howell Opera House in Howell
Friday 10/26 at 8pm and 11:30pm
8pm show: $20 includes ticket, prop bag, and drink ticket (8pm show will have beer and wine cash bar)
11:30pm show: $12 includes ticket and prop bag, no drink ticket.
Call for tickets early, they apparently always sell out both shows 517-540-0065
They will NOT have a shadow cast.
NO outside props allowed.
There IS a costume contest.

Ionia Community Theatre in Ionia
Saturday 10/20 at 11pm
Tickets can be purchased online at:
There is NOT a shadow cast, BUT there is a GREAT show put on by the FABULOUS Birthday Girl Nikkita before the show!
There WILL be prop bags for sale at the show for $3 but will not include food items such as toast, and they ARE allowing outside props as well.
There IS a costume contest.

Kalamazoo State Theatre in downtown Kalamazoo
Showtime on Saturday 10/27 at 8pm ONLY, doors open at 7pm.
Tickets will be $10 and are available on Ticketmaster
They are working with a shadow cast (
There will be NO props allowed (it is a gorgeous historic theatre).
There WILL be a costume contest.
Here’s a link to their actual website, it will be totally revamped in the next few days:

* Petoskey Cinema
Friday October 26th. Doors at 11:30pm, movie at 11:59pm
$10 per person for tickets, prop bags $5-CASH ONLY (ATM on site)
CAN bring own props, but NO water
No costume contest, but costumes encouraged.

Royal Oak Main Art Theatre
Friday 10/26 at Midnight
Saturday 10/27 at Midnight
$7 and can be purchased online with a $1/ticket service charge at:
Just click on either date.
There is NOT a shadow cast.
They will NOT be selling a prop bag, so outside props ARE allowed, with the exception of NO confetti. They may place more restrictions on the props allowed, so check before you go!
There MAY be a costume contest.

Senate Theatre Detroit
6424 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI, 48210

October 19th and 20th
Tickets $12
Showtime: Doors at 9PM Preshow at 9:30PM Movie starts at 10PM
No word of a shadowcast yet

Another showing of the MOVIE we just found out about! This one is on the 27th at Soaring Eagle Casino in Mount Pleasant. Yep, you read that right! The movie is at 8pm and is FREE! There’s a costume contest after the movie with $500 top prize in each of six categories.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2012 | 7:30PM – 2:30AM

Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort is hosting a Halloween Fright Night featuring a viewing of The Rocky Horror Picture Show on the big screen, costume contests with a total of $10,000 in prizes, Thriller Dance, games, dancing and more! Admission is FREE but limited. Free prop bags to the first 100 people.

Here’s the link for more info:

State Theater in Ann Arbor
Friday 10/26 at Midnight
Saturday 10/27 at Midnight
$10 – they should go on sale about a week ahead of time and this year the State is trying something new, ONLINE ticket purchases! Buy as soon as you can, it VERY often sells out.
There will NOT be a shadow cast.
They are still working out the details of a prop bag or allowing outside props, check back closer to the date.
They are not certain yet if they will be doing a costume contest.

Sun Theatre in Grand Ledge
316 South Bridge St, Grand Ledge, Michigan 48837
(517) 627-2346

Showtime is Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 11:30pm
Tickets are $5.00
All props are allowed or buy a prop bag at the door for $1.00
There will be a Pre-show and virgin sacrifice.
There will be a Shadowcast
Facebook event page:

That’s all we have for now. If your organization is showing The Rocky Horror Picture Show or performing the Rocky Horror Show and you are not on our list, you need to let us know right away. If not, you’ll miss out on all the business you would have otherwise received!

3 Responses to Rocky Horror Picture Show MOVIE showings for October 2012

  • Anouk says:

    I was told that they would be selling prop bags at Celebration, though this could have changed. The “cult movies” series they’ve been having have all had the movies screening at 10:30 so far, and only on the weekends, I think. At least in Portage. Also, there might be a “private screening” (so, not listed on their site) at Portage with a cast, October 20th is the date. I was told a cast wouldn’t be allowed at general public screenings.

  • ALINA says:

    when will there be more showings for the rocky horror picture show,ive missed them all. ive just moved back to michigan and would love to catch a show

  • Rob says:

    Currently, there are no regularly scheduled RHPS performances in Michigan. The closest regular shows are in Ohio, the Chicago area, and some less frequent in Indiana.

    Keep checking back here as we will post any new Michigan show as soon as we are notified of it’s existence.

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