LINDA BLAIR – A Debut At MIDNIGHT MASS with Peaches Christ

The 12th & Final Season of Midnight Mass begins with Linda Blair in-person!

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By Seán Martinfield
Sentinel Editor and Publisher
Photo by Lynn Imanaka

PEACHES CHRIST returns to Landmark’s Bridge Theatre to present her twelfth and final annual season of Midnight Mass in San Francisco. Get ready for seven weeks of midnight movie insanity sure to satisfy the appetites of cult film fans everywhere.  Midnight Mass has grown to become a uniquely San Franciscan phenomenon and while this season marks the last summer series at The Bridge Theatre, Peaches plans on producing one-off weekends of Midnight Mass at various venues throughout the year.

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PEACHES CHRIST. Photo, Jose Guzman Colon

OPENING WEEKEND!  This year’s season kick-off is a not-to-be-missed Linda Blair Tribute Weekend featuring cult film superstar Linda Blair making her Midnight Mass debut.  On Friday, July 10th, Ms. Blair joins Peaches to present the disco-skating spectacular Roller Boogie!  Attention Roller Boogie fanatics! Bid high at the auction for the actual Linda Blair “Hero” costume! All proceeds go to her own animal charity, the Linda Blair WorldHeart Foundation .

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ROLLER BOOGIE (1979)

On Saturday, July 11th, for the first time ever- Midnight Mass and Peaches Christ proudly present the mother of all Catholic cult classics, The Exorcist.  Peaches and Linda will be putting on two unforgettable pre-shows this weekend including an on-stage interview, audience Q&A, a post-show fan Meet and Greet, and way-more both nights o-migod!!!

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THE EXORCIST (1973)

MIDNIGHT MASS FINALE!  After twelve fabulous summer seasons of Midnight Mass at The Bridge Theatre, it only seems fitting to have the ultimate finale feature the hugely anticipated return of the one-and-only Elvira, live and in-person Friday, August 21st and Saturday, August 22nd.

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ELVIRA

LINDA BLAIR TRIBUTE WEEKEND
FRIDAY, July 10th: ROLLER BOOGIE 
SATURDAY, July 11th: THE EXORCIST
 

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SHOWGIRLS (1995)

SATURDAY, July 18th: HEATHERS
SATURDAY, July 25th: EVIL DEAD 2: DEAD BY DAWN
FRIDAY — SATURDAY, July 31st and August 1st: SHOWGIRLS
FRIDAY, August 8th: PINK FLAMINGOS
SATURDAY, August 15th: POLTERGEIST
Do not miss the full-blown stage-show spectacular POLTER-CHRIST!  The Midnight Mass Players proudly present a theatrical experience starring Martiny as the sidekick sucked into a movie screen, and Peggy L’eggs as the magical wee who helps Peaches cross-over into the light to retrieve her.  Also starring, fog and strobe lights galore!
FRIDAY — SATURDAY, August 21st and 22nd: ELVIRA: MISTRESS OF THE DARK

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ELVIRA, Mistress of the Dark

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Seán Martinfield
Sentinel Editor and Publisher
Seán Martinfield, who also serves as Fine Arts Critic, is a native San Franciscan. He is a Theatre Arts Graduate from San Francisco State University, a professional singer, and well-known private vocal coach to Bay Area actors and singers of all ages and persuasions. His clients have appeared in Broadway National Tours including Wicked, Aïda, Miss Saigon, Rent, Bye Bye Birdie, in theatres and cabarets throughout the Bay Area, and are regularly featured in major City events including Diva Fest, Gay Pride, and Halloween In The Castro. As an Internet consultant in vocal development and audition preparation he has published thousands of responses to those seeking his advice concerning singing techniques, professional and academic auditions, and careers in the Performing Arts. Mr. Martinfield’s Broadway clients have all profited from his vocal methodology, “The Belter’s Method”, which is being prepared for publication. If you want answers about your vocal technique, post him a question on AllExperts.com. If you would like to build up your vocal performance chops and participate in the Bay Area’s rich theatrical scene, e-mail him at: sean.martinfield@comcast.net.

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