7 Facts About The Infamous Roxy Theater That Show How Crazy The 80s Really Were!
1. On The Rox”On The Rox was a private bar above the Roxy Theater known for celebrity parties. While today it’s been remodeled, in the 80s it was where famous people could go and get wild without the eyes of the public on them.”
2. Heidi Fleiss “The famous madam to the stars, Fleiss was known to organize private parties at On The Rox, no doubt including many of her ladies.”
3. John Belushi’s Death
“On The Rox was the last place comedian John Belushi was seen still alive. In 1982, after drinking at On The Rox, Belushi went back to his room at the Chateau Marmont. He was later found dead from a cocaine and heroin overdose.”
4. Rocky Horror
“The Rocky Horror Show, then a play, was first performed in America at the Roxy Theater. It later went on to become a movie that remains so popular that theaters across the country regularly run the film while fans dress up just to go see it. All that started at the Roxy Theater.”
5. Charlie Sheen
“Actor Charlie Sheen, still riding high off the success of the original ‘Wall Street’, was known to be somewhat of a regular at On The Rox in the 80s. He was also a notoriously big fan of Heidi Fleiss’s business. After the arrest that brought Fleiss to court, Sheen admitted in court that he’d used Fleiss’s madam services “at least” twenty-seven times.”
6. Pee Wee Herman
“In 1981, Paul Reubens introduced the world to his character Pee Wee Herman during a performance at the Roxy Theater. Reubens’ went on to have his own tv show and multiple Pee Wee Herman movies.”
7. Party Equipment
“On The Rox was rumored to have been equipped with not one but two stripper poles on the premises. TC mark.”
These hilarious cats know how to look good being so bad!