Catch The Rocky Horror Picture Show at Portland Wizard World Comic Con
On Saturday February 18 at 7pm, the main show floor at the Oregon Convention Center will host a screening of the 1975 cult classic musical "The Rocky Horror Picture Show." Barry Bostwick (Brad Majors) will play host alongside the local shadow cast group "Clinton Street Cabaret." Tickets for this event cost $10.00 and can be purchased in advance online.
During this event, fans see on display a number of item from the collection of Larry Viezel, a Rocky Horror collector, historian and superfamily. Among the items from the original movie available for viewing include original costumes and costume designs, scripts, contracts, handwritten song lyrics, and behind-the-scenes photos
Wizard World Portland Lineup
This Rocky Horror Picture Show extravaganza is held as part of Wizard World Comic Con Portland held this year from April 17 to 19. Other stars who will be gracing the Oregon Convention Center include John Barrowman (“Arrow,” “Torchwood”), Tatiana Maslany (“Orphan Black”), Dean Cain (“Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman,” God’s Not Dead), Nichelle Nichols (“Star Trek”), Marie Avgeropoulos and Tasya Teles (“The 100”), Erik Estrada and Larry Wilcox (“CHiPs”), Josh McDermitt (“The Walking Dead,” “Retired at 35”), Cerina Vincent (Not Another Teen Movie, Cabin Fever, and Lou Ferrigno (“The Incredible Hulk”). For three days fans can interact with their favorite stars via meet-and-greets, photo opps, and Q&A panels.
Other offerings include a kids zone area for kid-friendly activities, a gaming stage, live entertainment, and after parties on Friday and Saturday nights. Also, exhibitors will provide opportunities for interested parties to purchase a range of merchandise.
Wizard World Cosplay
Those interested in cosplay can show off their best costumers throughout the event with a costume contest taking place on Saturday night. Also, several workshops are available for a fee for those who want a more in-depth educational experience here.
The show floors are open on February 17, 5 to10 p.m.; Saturday, February 18, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Sunday, February 19, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Check out the range of ticket packages via their website.
SocialCon comes to Portland
Also, on Saturday, February 18, Wizard World will host SocialCon www.socialcon.com. This event will feature social influencers whose combined follower reach exceeds 50 million. Among those individuals slated to attend include Kristen Hancher, Crawford Collins, Justin Blake, Zach Clayton, Nick Bean, Jackson Krecioch, Bryce Hall, and Johnny Orlando Included in this event will be Q&A Panels, live performances, meet-and-greets, autographs, and photo ops and more. Ticket packages and information are available at their website.