Pittsburgh, PA – January 28, 2014 – Horror Realm, Pittsburgh’s modern horror convention, presents its second full weekend spring show, dubbed “Spring Break Massacre”, on March 7 to 9, 2014. The show will be held at the Crowne Plaza Pittsburgh South, which has been home to Horror Realm since 2009.
The spring show is intended as a break from the winter doldrums for horror fans. It features celebrity guests, a dealer room, film program, VHS viewing room, discussion panels, contests and the return of the Zombie Gras party.
Guests for Spring Break Massacre include:
Lew Temple – The Walking Dead, The Devil’s Rejects, Rob Zombie’s Halloween, The Lone Ranger
Michael Berryman – The Hills Have Eyes, The Devil’s Rejects, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Robert Mukes – House of 1000 Corpses, Weeds. This is his second-ever convention appearance.
Tom Towles – House of 1000 Corpses, The Devil’s Rejects, Night of the Living Dead (1990)
Eugene Clark – Land of the Dead, Dolan’s Cadillac, TekWars
Dawn of the Dead cast members Sharon Ceccatti, David Crawford, Leonard Lies, Bob Michelucci, Joe Shelby, Nick Tallo
Day of the Dead cast members Jeff Monahan and Mark Tierno
The popular audience participation game “The Horror Match Game” hosted by former Pittsburgh cable TV host Mr. Schlock, also returns this spring. A new addition to the convention is a Flash Film competition, where filmmaking teams are given 36 hours to produce a short horror film. There will also be a horror trivia contest sponsored by Post Mortem Press.
The Zombie Gras party will celebrate the spirit of New Orleans with drinks, music (provided by The Musik Machine DJ Service) and dancing. A costume contest precedes the party. There will be a $50 cash prize for best New Orleans inspired costume. Contestants should think voodoo priests & priestesses, zombies, AHS Coven, Anne Rice’s vampires & witches or get creative with a Mardi Gras themed costume.
Tickets are $25 for the weekend, $15 single day (Friday or Saturday) and $10 for Sunday. Tickets may be purchased in advance online at http://www.showclix.com/event/HRS14SpringBreakMassacre or in person at any one of Horror Realm’s local ticketing partners. Weekend passes are available at a 10% discount when purchased at one of the local businesses through February 28. Visit www.horrorrealmcon.com for details.
Horror Realm has also announced that its fall show has moved to August 15-17 and will feature a Day of the Dead reunion. Details will be provided after the spring show.
For more information, visit www.horrorrealmcon.com.
About Horror Realm:
Horror Realm, serving the horror community since 2009, produces a spring and fall horror convention each year in Pittsburgh, PA. In addition to the conventions, Horror Realm also produces horror-themed entertainment and charity events in the area, including film screenings, author signings and art shows. Charities supported by Horror Realm have included Scares That Care, Fix The Chapel, Friends of the Hollywood Theater, The Bradley Center, Animal Rescue League, Pittsburgh Action Against Rape, Community Human Services and Shepherd Wellness Community. www.horrorrealmcon.com; www.facebook.com/HorrorRealmCon; www.twitter.com/HorrorRealmCon; [email protected]