Horror Realm will host its annual Spring Break Massacre show at a new home, the Crowne Plaza Pittsburgh West in Green Tree. From March 6th through March 8th, guests can enjoy a weekend full of panels, vendors, contests and more. The schedule will include appearances by cast members from the FX series American Horror Story: Freak Show, an acting workshop with notable character actor Sean Whalen, a Freak Show-themed party, and Gross Movie Reviews Presents: The Out of Print Room, a lineup of rarely seen horror films from around the world. See schedule and details below:
7 p.m. – Martin star John Amplas
8 p.m. – UFO Researcher and Author John Ventre
9 p.m. – Author Panel with Matt Demas and Steven Till
12 a.m. – Rocky Horror Picture Show screening featuring shadow cast by the Junior Chamber of Commerce Players
5 p.m. – Bloodsucking Pharaohs in Pittsburgh (1991) – A fez-wearing killer wreaks havoc in Pittsburgh. Features make-up effects by Tom Savini.
7 p.m. – The Resurrected (1992) – A low-budget, H.P Lovecraft-inspired tale from Return of the Living Dead director Dan O’Bannon.
9:05 p.m. – Red Christmas (2014) – Holiday torture porn about a serial killer named Tara. Directed by Steve Rudzinski of Silver Spotlight Films.
11 p.m. – Hard to Die (1990) – Directed by Jim Wynorski (Chopping Mall), the story follows three women forced to fight something sinister in a lingerie store. Originally titled Sorority House Massacre 3.
12:35 a.m. – The Tomb (1986) – An evil vampiress (Michelle Bauer) exacts revenge on the grave robbers who stole artifacts from her tomb.
10:30 a.m. – KSWA /PGH Pro Wrestling Discussion
11 a.m. – Post Mortem Press author panel with Eric Beebe, C. Bryan Brown, Jessica McHugh, Nelson W. Pyles and Jon Towers
12 p.m. – Felissa Rose (Sleepaway Camp) and Tiffany Shepis (Tromeo & Juliet, Sharknado 2)
12:50 p.m. – Derek Mears (Dead Snow 2, Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters)
1:45 p.m. – The Demon of Brownsville Road Author Panel with Bob and Bobby Cranmer
2:30 p.m. – Tony Todd (Candyman)
3:30 p.m. – American Horror Story Cast Panel with Naomi Grossman, Erika Ervin and Rose Siggins
4:30 p.m. – Post Mortem Press Trivia Contest
5:30 p.m. – Author Panel with Mord McGhee (Murder Red Ink), Paul Nielsen and Cheryl Williams
6:30 p.m. – Match Game with host Mr. Schlock
10 p.m. – Freak Show Party (open to convention pass holders or $10 at the door)
10:30 p.m. – Costume Contest (included in party admission)
10 a.m. – The Quest (1986) – Henry Thomas (E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial) plays an American boy who investigates strange events in an Australian national park.
12 p.m. – Body Count (1987) – An Indian shaman terrorizes teens in director Ruggero Deodato‘s slasher flick.
2 p.m. – Spookies (1986) – People party at an abandoned mansion haunted by a sorcerer and his army of weird creatures. Originally titled Twisted Souls.
4 p.m. – 13 Score (2014) – In 1753 along a lake shore in western Pennsylvania, a group of inhabitants became stark raving lunatics and murdered one another for no apparent reason – 260 years later, it’s happening again.
6 p.m. – The Axeman of Henderson County (2014) – A low-budget comedy thriller about an axe-wielding serial killer. Features former pro wrestling star “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan.
8 p.m. – Split Second (1992) – A cop hunts a strange, murderous creature in flooded, futuristic London. Stars Rutger Hauer and Kim Cattrall.
10 p.m. – Curse of the Blue Lights (1988) – Teenagers battle a horde of zombies and evil creatures that live underneath a graveyard.
12 a.m. – Wild Beasts (1984) – Zoo animals go on a PCP-fueled killing spree in Italy.
12 p.m. – Sean Whalen (People Under the Stairs)
1 p.m. – Zombie Squad Preparedness Panel
2 p.m. – Sean Whalen Actors Workshop (separate fee required)
Guest and dealer room hours are March 6th from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., March 7th from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and March 8th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Freak Show party and Costume Contest will feature a freak show/carnival/circus theme. Costume Contest participants must preregister by 7 p.m. at convention admissions.
Ticket prices are $35 for a weekend pass, $15 for Friday or Saturday single day and $10 for Sunday single day and may be purchased in advance at Showclix.