AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Action Pack has teamed up with IFC, Fuzzy Bunny Films, and RCA Records to put together a rare chance to experience R. Kelly's infamous hip-hopera, TRAPPED IN THE CLOSET, like never before – on the big screen in movie theaters across the country in a festive Sing-Along atmosphere. Coming to select U.S. cinemas this November, the event features a dance party warm up with some of R. Kelly's best non-Trapped music videos, followed by a 2k DCP presentation of the first 22 chapters of TRAPPED IN THE CLOSET with custom subtitles so that the entire audience can sing-along and exclaim aloud in terror when R. Kelly's character "Sylvester" flips back the cover and discovers a rubber… rubber… rubber…
"I had a chance to host this event at Bonnaroo and at the New York Comic Con this year," said Henri Mazza, founder of The Action Pack, "and the experience of watching 600 R. Kelly fans come together as one force to react to the crazy plot twists, sing along to the best lyrics, and wave spatulas in the air along with Rosy the Nosy Neighbor gave me hope that one day the music of R. Kelly will be powerful enough to bring the entire world together in peace. Also, it was just an insane amount of fun."
Currently there are screenings booked in theaters in Atlanta, Austin, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, San Antonio, Seattle, Tucson, and Winchester, VA. A complete list of theaters and screening events follows, but theaters in other markets who want to bring the TRAPPED IN THE CLOSET SING-ALONG to their venue can still book the event directly through The Action Pack.Brand-new chapters of R.Kelly's bold hip-hopera, Trapped in the Closet, premieres Friday, November 23 at 9:00pm ET/PT only on IFC.
For additional details check out the Action Pack's Trapped in the Closet page on their website:
CONFIRMED THEATERS & DATES
Atlanta – Plaza Theater : Nov 30
Austin – Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz : Nov 22
Austin – Alamo Drafthouse Lake Creek : Dec 1
Houston – Alamo Drafthouse Mason Park : Nov 29
Kansas City – Alamo Drafthouse Mainstreet Cinema : Nov 20
Los Angeles – Graumann's Chinese Theater : Nov 30 & Dec 1
San Antonio – Alamo Drafthouse Park North : Nov 28
San Antonio – Alamo Drafthouse Stone Oak : Nov 20
Seattle – SIFF Cinema : Nov 30 & Dec 1
Tucson – The Loft Cinema : Nov 30
Winchester – Alamo Drafthouse : Nov 29
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Tuesday, November 20, 2012
About Alamo Drafthouse
The Alamo Drafthouse is a lifestyle entertainment brand with an acclaimed cinema-eatery, the largest genre film festival in the United Sates and an online collectible art store. Named "the best theater ever" by Time Magazine, the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema has built a reputation as a movie lover's oasis not only by combining food and drink service with the movie-going experience, but also introducing unique programming and high-profile, star studded special events. Alamo Drafthouse Founder & CEO, Tim League, created Fantastic Fest, a world renowned film festival dubbed "The Geek Telluride" by Variety. Fantastic Fest showcases eight days of offbeat cinema from independents, international filmmakers and major Hollywood studios. The Alamo Drafthouse's collectible art boutique, Mondo, offers breathtaking, original products featuring designs from world-famous artists based on licenses for popular TV and Movie properties including Star Wars, Star Trek & Universal Monsters. The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is expanding its brand in new and exciting ways, including the launch of The Action Pack and Drafthouse Films, a new film distribution label and plans to extend its theaters and unique programming philosophy to additional markets across the United States. More information about Alamo Drafthouse franchise opportunities are available on the official website http://drafthouse.com/.
About The Action Pack
Since 2008, the Action Pack has produced interactive screenings and cinematic events for the Alamo Drafthouse, with shows as varied as sing-along music video nights inside theaters to pirate and Viking parties on various boats around Texas where guests would not be permitted to board unless they were in costume. Founded in 2008 by the Alamo's Chief Creative Officer, the Action Pack is spreading its unique brand of fun and love of confetti cannons to movie theaters and offsite locations across the United States.
SOURCE Alamo Drafthouse