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'Rocky Horror Picture Show' Playing at Hollywood Theater

Stephen Chbosky, the Upper St. Clair native who is the author of the novel "The Perks of Being a Wallflower," will be at the Hollywood Theater Saturday for the special showing.

It's not often that a major Hollywood movie is filmed in your hometown, and it's probably more rare that the director would come back months later for a visit.

That's what Stephen Chbosky is doing this Saturday, when he will host a special showing of "Rocky Horror Picture Show" at Dormont's Hollywood Theater.

Chbosky, an Upper St. Clair native, is the author of the 1999 novel "The Perks of Being a Wallflower." He also directed the movie, which was partly filmed at Dormont's Hollywood Theater last year and hit theaters this month.

The movie "Rocky Horror Picture Show" plays its own role in "The Perks of Being a Wallflower," and Chbosky will host a special showing of "Rocky Horror" on Saturday, starting at 10:30 p.m.

Advanced tickets for the Rocky screening are $7 at www.showclix.com/event/RockyHorrorAtTheHollywood.

For more information, updates, and a calendar of events, call the theater at 412-563-0368 or check the Hollywood’s Facebook page (www.facebook.com/HollywoodTheaterDormont) and website (www.thehollywooddormont.org).

This story originally appeared on Dormont-Brookline Patch

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