BY: GABY MORENO
Title of Musical: Evil Dead The Musical
Directed By: Carlyn Thometz
Produced by: The Casual Company
Show Dates: Started Oct. 18th and runs thru Oct. 27th
Location: Tenth Avenue Arts Center (930 Tenth Ave. SD, CA 92101)
Hello Hip Hop Heads and Horror Fans,
Today I will give a short review of Evil Dead The Musical. This was my first musical play and of course it had to be a horror musical play! I had heard about this play last year. It is no secret I am a huge fan of the Evil Dead series from the mythology, the movies, show and Ash Williams being my favorite anti-hero! When I heard the play was coming back to my hometown of San Diego I was hyped!
The play was about 2 hours with a 15 minute intermission in between. It took place at the tenth avenue arts center which I have never been to. According to the staff the venue is actually haunted. They even had a haunted tour after the show. I did not get a chance to check it out, but it is on my list now! There is also the blood splatter zone which is the first 3 rows. I was on the fourth row and got splashed a bit towards the end. I guess it isn’t a real Evil Dead show without the blood and gore! The cast did a great job. Nolan Palm played Ash Williams, Harmonie Rose as Linda and Anna Machica as Cheryl. Anna did a killer job as Cheryl!
This musical was in the same vein as the movies and tv show you get a mix of horror and comedy. The make up, effects and set were pretty spot on. They could have been a bit better, but having it be a fast paced play they did what they could with the time they had. The storyline was a bit different from the movies. They tried to incorporate all the mythology from all 3 films and the tv show. I enjoyed it since it made it less predictable. Definitely recommend checking out this musical you will have a hell of a time!!!(pun intended). My mom and I had a bloody good time! You will laugh, be entertained walk out a bit bloody, but you will enjoy the show!
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