As part of its Rock special programming, the Downing Film Center will present Super Duper Alice Cooper at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 17. This concert is not rated but can be treated as R. Super Duper Alice Cooper had its premiere showing in the USA recently at the Tribeca Film Festival 2014 in New York City.
Tickets are $8.50 for general admission, $7.50 for members. Tickets can be purchased at the box office or downingfilmcenter.com. Call 845-561-3686 or visit the website.
Super Duper Alice Cooper is the story of Vincent Furnier, preacher’s son, who struck fear into the hearts of parents everywhere as Alice Cooper, the ultimate rock star of the bizarre. From the advent of Alice as front man for a group of Phoenix freaks in the 60s to the hazy decadence of celebrity in the 70s to the winking comeback as glam metal godfather in the 80s, one will watch in wonder as Alice and Vincent battle for each other’s souls.
The story is told in the form of a “doc opera,” a dizzying blend of documentary and rock opera that combines audio interviews with a bounty of Alice Cooper archive footage. Concerts, TV appearances, movie cameos, newspaper headlines, magazine spreads and many other visual elements have been cut out, layered and collaged like a cinematic View-Master.
The Downing Film Center is located at 19 Front St., Newburgh.