Thursday, October 23, 2008

Events at the Riviera Theater

Here's a press release I got from the folks at the Riviera Theater on Webster Street in North Tonawanda.

Don't miss out on any of the great events scheduled over the next 10 days at the Riviera Theatre.

Agatha Christie's Play "Mousetrap" continues this week and great seats are still available but going fast!

On Tuesday the 28th at 7:00pm we are showing the original 1922 silent film "Nosferatu" starring Max Schreck with live organ accompaniment provided by Ivan Docenko on the Mighty Wurlitzer Theatre Organ. Then at 9:00pm we are showing the original 1925 silent film "The Phantom of the Opera" starring Lon Chaney with live organ accompaniment provided by Bruce Woody.

On Wednesday the 29th you won't want to miss O'Connell & Company's "Diva by Diva, A Celebration of Women", WNY's longest running show in it's 9th year.

On Thursday the 30th join us for “Ghostlights:Folklore, Skepticism and Belief,” The evening will begin with a Haunted Happy Hour cash bar from 7 to 8 p.m., followed by the screening of the film at 8 p.m., and a Q&A session with the filmmakers at the conclusion of the film. “Ghostlights” examines ghost stories told by theater personnel from six performance spaces in WNY that claim to be haunted, including The Riviera Theatre, Shea’s Performing Arts Center, The Ghostlight Theatre, The Town Ballroom, The Lancaster Opera House, and The Allendale Theatre. The film also features two paranormal groups investigating the theaters, Erie County Ghost Hunters and Niagara Falls Paranormal.

On Friday the 31st you will want to be here for one of the sexiest, gender-bending Halloween parties of the season, "THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE PARTY". Doors open @ 9:00 PMFeaturing Performances By:· Eye Candy Burlesque· Ladies of Club Marcella· DJ spinning a Halloween groove· Dancing onstage· Costume Contest and Prizes for best Rocky themed and best overall · Cash barFull Audience Participation movie event with Live Cast begins at Midnight. Shown in the tradition of the cult classic but better!Props will be available for sale at the door. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the historic Riviera Theatre.

Check out all of these great shows and more on our website.

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