'The Zombies: A Musical' Opens Off-Broadway This Week
When The Zombies: A Musical, now in previews, opens Off-Broadway at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater this Thursday, June 19, it may or may not prove a feast for your brain. But watch out no one feasts on your brain as the world premiere musical comedy takes on racism, religion, gun control, conspiracy theories, a love triangle--and the Zombie Apocalypse.
With book, music and lyrics by Max Resto, composition and sound design by David J. Rios and choreography by Tricia Brouk, the full-length production produced by RJR & Associates includes songs like "Zombies Shuffle," "Puppies and Kittens" and "I Will Be Next."
While fans wait anxiously for Season 5 of AMC's The Walking Dead, there's been no shortage of the murderous and the macabre all year Off-Broadway, with Hand to God and its devil-puppet named Best New Play by the Off Broadway Alliance, The Lovesong of Alfred J Hitchcock making its U.S. debut recently at 59E59 Theaters, and Heathers: The Musical going strong at New World Stages.
Scheduled for a limited run through July 13, Zombies is Resto's first Off-Broadway credit. But with an all-Equity cast of (of course) 13, playing classic B-movie types like "Junior, That Handsome Boy," "Chloe, the Suicidal Goth Waitress" and "Kim, the Gluttonous Zombie," it promises to be a feast, if not of brains, then of camp horror. Visit Ticket Central online for tickets.© 2016 The Classical Art, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.