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Horror Realm's Spring Break Massacre returns in March


Horror Realm, Pittsburgh’s modern horror convention, presents its second full weekend spring show, dubbed “Spring Break Massacre,” on March 7-9 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 and 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.

Tickets are $25 for the weekend, $15 single day (Friday or Saturday) and $10 for Sunday. Tickets may be purchased in advance online at or in person at any one of Horror Realm’s local ticketing partners. Visit for details.


Reader Comments

MissDee writes:

Lew Temple will not appear due to a film commitment. He will attend the Aug 15-17 show.


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