RiverEdge Park to present 'Grease,' ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’

AURORA – RiverEdge Park will show two movies in the park this weekend – "Grease" and “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.”

The "Sing-A-Long-A Grease" film event will take place Friday, June 20. Gates will open at 6:30 p.m.; pre-show contest and games will begin at 7:15 p.m.; and the movie will begin at 8:30 p.m.  

"Rocky Horror" will be shown Saturday, June 21. The park will open at 7:30 p.m., and the movie will begin at 8:30 p.m. Movie-goers to "Rocky" will enjoy audience-participation, dancing, singing and a simultaneous live performance by A Powerful and Irrational Mouthwash – an experienced “Shadow Cast” of more than a dozen actors, who will play along with each of the main characters on the screen in full movie regalia.

Prop kits needed for "Rocky" audience participation moments, such as bubbles, noise makers, party hats, newspaper, squirt guns and a replica of a piece of toast, with printed instructions on how and when to use each prop, also will be available at one for $3 or two for $5.

Some bench seating will be available, but patrons are encouraged to bring bag chairs and/or blankets to both events.

Audience members are encouraged to dress in costume for both film events. Tickets cost $5. To purchase tickets, go to RiverEdgeAurora.com or call the RiverEdge Park Box Office at 630-896-6666.

RiverEdge Park is located at 360 N. Broadway St. in Aurora.