Yar! The World Famous Midnight Insanity brings youÃ‚â€¦
Pirates of TransylvaniaÃ‚â€¦..The Search for Booty
The Historic and Haunted QUEEN MARY
becomes the worldÃ‚â€™s LARGEST FAIRY BOAT
July 19-22 2007
WARNING: PRUDES OR THOSE EASILY OFFENDED WILL WALK THE PLANK
Ahoy Ye Landlubbers! We, The World Famous MI would like to invite you to ANOTHER BLOODY MOTHERFUCKER OF ALL CONVENTIONS. Aaarrr cons arrr MONSTERCONS! This be our 5th INTERNATIONAL convention. We be celebratinÃ‚â€™ the 32nd anniversary of aaaRrrHPS and the 26th Anniversary of Shock Treatment.
We invented the 4 day convention in 2001. In 2005 we Hosted the 30th Anniversary. Now we be planning 4 DAYS OF ADDLED DEBAUCHERY!! WeÃ‚â€™ll give ye Overload of aaaRrrHPS but also a chance to put on yer dancing shoes and splice the mainbrace. If yer work or ship donÃ‚â€™t permit the entire event, come for the weekend. We be confining all RHPS/ST specific events to Friday and Saturday.
THURSDAY: Club Rocky in the GRAND SALON! Registration and Reception in the Grand Salon. Live band, DJ, Dancing, cash barrrr, food and munchies available. Join us for grog, grub and Shivering of Timbers.
FRIDAY QueenÃ‚â€™s Salon: Grub and Merchants and Carpetbaggers and (Is it SOUP yet?) Special Original Unique Performances (YES...it is finally SOUP) by casts from around the country that got off their arses to be puttinÃ‚â€™ on a little show fer yeÃ‚â€™. This is where ye put yerself on the Rocky (Treasure?) Map, so summon all yer creativity and design a performance of ten minutes or less that bears yer own likeness of spirit. See site for guidelines, parameters, staging info, and other specs, CD submission guidelines etc. ALSO The 3rd occasional DAVID AWARDS going to the best of the worst for Exemplary Accomplishment in arbitrary fields chosen by the host cast and awarded by community vote (in some cases) and Proclamation in others. BEST ASS? MOST FUCKABLE? BEST Sci-Fi Horror Musical DOCUMENTARY? MOST ANAL? Well expect more of the same...but not the sameÃ‚â€¦..ayyyy.
FRIDAY AT MIDNIGHT: Shock Treatment with live cast. When ye wake up it be .....
SATURDAY JULY 21: QueenÃ‚â€™s Salon. Visit the merchants, hang out with your buds, general announcements, costume prejudging and then we break for grub. In the evening we go to the Performing Arts Center via authentic Double Decker bus for more special performances, and all starrrr performance of The Rocky Horror Picture Show.
SUNDAY JULY 22: Time to be announced. Farewell brunch aboard the Queen.
Ye may NOTE: There be various tickets available. There be tickets for the full four days, there be a ticket for those who can only come Friday and Saturday, and there be a ticket for those who can only attend the Saturday show.
CONVENTION HOTEL: Queen Mary 1126 Queens Highway Long Beach CA 90802 QueenMary.com
FOR RESERVATIONS CALL 562-435-3511 Request the Rocky Horror rate. Cabins start at $109. Registered guests receive ten dollars off con registration for 2 or 3 day pass. We recommend ye stay at the convention hotel because it is yer room reservations that help offset the costs of the ballrooms.
SOUP guidelines, Costume contest guidelines, Trixie Review guidelines and live performance casting guidelines for ST and RHPS will be posted on our website several months before the convention. RHPS and ST Casting will be final by June 1, 2007
Casts or individuals hoping to do a special performance please indicate on your registration that so we can make sure ye be aware of guidelines or deadlines. Ye must have your SOUP demo CD or rough draft CD in by June 15, 2007 (email or mail). We must have a rough cut of yer recording at that time. Ye must provide yer FINAL cut of music (CD please) at registration. There should be ONLY the sound you want played on that CD so we can put it in and play it through...starting at track 1. Our sound people will put the CD in and push play...so make sure it is in order so there arrrrr no mistakes or sound problems.
For constant con updates, more registration forms (Please copy and distribute at yer theater every week), please go to: http://www.midnightinsanity.com/PirateCon/
Ã‚â€¦ or contact us at the numbers or emails provided. If ye provide an email ye will be added to a Yahoo list for updates as they happen.