Rocky HorrorHickory – Reserved seating tickets are fast disappearing for the Hickory Community Theatre’s annual screening of the cult classic move, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, which takes place at Midnight on Saturday, October 29th.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show is a 1975 musical comedy horror film and arguably the first bona fide cult classic. is the longest-running theatrical release in film history.

The story centers on a young engaged couple whose car breaks down in the rain near a castle, where they seek a telephone to call for help. The castle or country home is occupied by strangers in elaborate costumes celebrating an annual convention. They discover the head of the house is Dr. Frank N. Furter, an apparently mad scientist who actually is an alien transvestite from the planet Transsexual in the galaxy of Transylvania, who creates a living muscle man named Rocky in his laboratory.

The film screening is an audience participation event and “props” are provided by the Theatre.

Tickets are $15, including props, and are available online at as well as through the theatre box office, in person or by phone at 828-328-2283, Wed-Fri from 12-5.

The Hickory Community Theatre is a Funded Affiliate of the United Arts Council of Catawba County.

PHOTO: Tossing bathroom tissue (“Great Scott”) is one of the fun audience participation activities with “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” playing at the Hickory Community Theatre at Midnight on October 29th.