“It’s astounding. Time is fleeting. Madness takes control;” it’s a phrase that will forever echo in the ears of die-hard fans. In 1975, The Rocky Horror Picture Show was adapted from the stage to the screen. In April 1976, the movie found its home during the midnight time-slot at the Waverly Theater (now the IFC Center) in New York City. The midnight showing was the perfect opportunity for the fans of both stage and screen to come together and share their love of the experience. However, they began to express their admiration in a way that inspired a phenomenon.
Five important factors that made The Rocky Horror Picture Show one of the most popular musicals that is still in circulation almost 50 years later.Read MoreMovieWeb – Feed