Special ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ presentation funds Puerto Rico relief

Batesville, In. — A special showing of the 1975 cult classic Rocky Horror Picture Show will be at midnight in the Gibson Theater Friday, October 20.

The presentation of the production will done as a “Shadow Show.” Volunteer Charlotte Meritt says, “In a “Shadow Show” actors mimic the screen performance while their back is to the stage. The method requires the performers to know the movie very well. And members of the audience can interact with the live actors.”

The show is free, but volunteer Charlotte Meritt says they would like movie goers to bring supplies for Puerto Rico hurricane relief. Doors open at 11:30. The show starts at midnight.

Here are some suggestions: The following items are being requested:

  • Large plastic totes
  • Heavy duty trash bags
  • Mops, brooms, and rakes
  • Cleaning supplies (especially bleach)
  • Walkers & wheelchairs
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Utility Knives & Leather work gloves
  • Box Fans
  • New Bed Pillows & Blankets .
  • First Aid Items
  • Batteries – all sizes
  • Ensure & incontinence products
  • Personal Hygiene Products/Toiletries – Body wash, shampoo, deodorant, over the counter medicines, toilet paper, paper towels, shaving cream, razors, toothpaste, toothbrushes and paper plates
  • Diapers, formula, baby food, bottles, wipes, diaper rash ointment

The donations will go to Matthew 25 in Cincinnati, they have a distribution network and personnel in place on the island. Cash is always a welcome donation. Special thanks to the Grinning Gobblin and Don for his sponsorship over the last 4 years.