Mar 06

This One’s For the Deadites: “Evil Dead: The Musical (HD Version)”

Presented by Roshi Entertainment
Permission by Renaissance Pictures, Ltd. and Studio Canal Image, S.A.
License provided by Music Theatre International
Book and lyrics by George Reinblatt
Additional lyrics by Christopher Bond
Music by Frank Cipolla, Christopher Bond, Melissa Morris & George Reinblatt
Additional Music by: Rob Daleman 

JAN 25 – FEB 25, 2024
Boston Conservatory for the Arts
539 Tremont Street, Boston, MA

Review by Gillian Daniels

BOSTON, Mass – Evil Dead: The Musical synthesizes three cult films into a bloody mess. That mess is made literal through the liberal use of Kool Aid, splattered in the faces, clothes, and plastic ponchos of a deadite (ie, Evil Dead fan) audience as happily animated as the zombie antagonists. This show is exactly what it says on the tin and it leans into its campy, sticky silliness with the enthusiasm of a swimmer executing a cannonball in a public swimming pool. Continue reading