Rocky Horror

Film screening party and conversation with Barry Bostwick

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the iconic film, actor Barry Bostwick is heading to Proctors, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27 to present The 40th Anniversary Rocky Horror Picture Show Film Screening Party. Fans will have the opportunity to view the film, enter a costume contest judged by Barry, then hear behind-the-scenes stories straight from “Brad” himself as Barry Bostwick engages in a talkback and audience Q&A live on stage. Tickets, starting at $20, are available at the Box Office at Proctors, 432 State Street, Schenectady; by phone at 518.346.6204; and online at A limited number of VIP packages including great seats and post-show meet and greet are available for $85.

Costume contest begins 30 minutes before showtime at the MainStage; top three will be chosen and Bostwick will select winner onstage later in the show. A shadow cast, The Whip-It Outskirts, will perform during the film.

For the past four decades, fans have been giving themselves over to absolute pleasure, dressing up as their favorite “Rocky Horror” character and shouting out lines and singing along. Audience members are encouraged to come in costume as their character of choice and be a part of the audience as they dance the “Time Warp” and sing their loudest “Hot Patootie” during the film. One person will go home with the glory, as the winner of the costume contest will be selected by Barry Bostwick himself.

From his portrayal of the quintessential all-American “Brad Majors” in The Rocky Horror Picture Show to the hilarious Mayor Randall Winston on ABC’s Spin City, Barry Bostwick has had quite a career spanning all genres and mediums of show business. He portrayed George Washington in the two part Peabody award-winning CBS miniseries epic George Washington and won a Golden Globe for his performance as Lieutenant “Lady” Aster in ABC’s presentation of War and Remembrance. Barry has recently recurred on several hit television series including Scandal, Cougar Town, Ugly Betty and SVU. He has also guest starred on Enlisted, Supernatural, Glee, The New Normal, Showtime’s Masters of Sex and the 2-hour musical episode of Psych.

The Backlot Project is a celebration of pop culture, bringing stars of TV and film off the screen and into an exciting, intimate live setting just for fans. Each interactive Backlot Project takes audiences behind the scenes as they engage in a tell-all conversation with the talents that brought their favorite on-screen moments to life.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show Film Screening Party Live Conversation and Q&A With Barry Bostwick at Proctors is sponsored by Hill, Gosdeck & McGraw.