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Night of the Living Dead! the Musical!

From 2 critic and 29 member reviews
Members say: Entertaining, Funny, Clever, Great singing, Quirky

About the show

This new rock n' roll musical offers a sendup of the legendary 1968 zombie film. More…

Facing a growing mob of strange, bloodthirsty creatures, three couples seek refuge in an abandoned house...but will they survive the night!?

Theater Pizzazz

“The plot hews somewhat closely to George Romero’s original film...Each performer plays multiple roles and they all excel with the given material...Walker puts the cast through their paces with quick costume turns, zippy choreography and fun projections. The one down note of the show is the bombastic band/sound design which overpowers the singers at points. That aside, this is a hilarious, witty, very fun evening that skewers horror movies and pop culture with zest.” Full Review

Theater Life

“Fans of the cult film will be happy to learn the musical does not stray in any major points from the film...Walker has provided a riotous score of rock n’ roll, rhythm n’ blues and power ballads, with lyrics that are lots of fun. The script is campy and tongue-in-cheek. There’s love and death, blood and gore, courage and fear. And the energetic actors seem to be having a great time. So will you!” Full Review

Pure camp, Funny, Toe tapping, Ambitious, Quirky

See it if you enjoy the "zombie" genre and are interested in loving homage, cleverly done and on the cheap. Knowledge of the film is helpful.

Don't see it if you dislike the zombie motif, or are expecting anything with the gore and suspense of the film. This is pure camp, ad exceedingly silly.

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Clever, Funny, Quirky, Ambitious, Lots of fun

See it if you want to laugh at a silly but very funny and entertaining musical parody. This was lots of fun, not to be taken seriously in the least.

Don't see it if If you want high brow humor or lavish musical numbers.

Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing

See it if You were a fan of the original movie and would enjoy a parody of it. A little over-the-top slapstick and a lot of fun. Great dancing.

Don't see it if If you don't enjoy silly parody and slapstick, or are not a fan of musicals in general. Escapism, nothing serious here.

Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Quirky

See it if you enjoy campy, self-aware, musical comedies! Great singers! This show knows what it is and accomplishes what it sets out to do; entertain

Don't see it if you don't like broad comedy and parody, or shows with tracked music.

Quirky, Funny horror, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You like to see the Night of the Living Dead in a new light horror/comedy. With singing and laughs.

Don't see it if want a big set and perfect show.

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Cliched, Entertaining, Great singing, Funny, Delightful

See it if You like kitsch, broad humor, traditional show tunes all done well. A strong cast singing big songs while poking fun at everything possible.

Don't see it if You like subtlety or innovation. Mind actors playing multiple roles, show can be one note and the writer’s voice is weaker than others.

Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Loads of fun!!

See it if You want to see a creative spoof of a campy movie with extremely creative lyrics, lots of 'tongue in cheek' and great singing. It's a hoot!

Don't see it if You want the polished Broadway experience. It's not that. No scenery, few actors playing lots of parts; lots of silliness.

Funny, Edgy, Fluffy, Quirky

See it if Cover your brains! In more ways than one. Big AND stupid. Like all of my boyfriends.

Don't see it if Avoid being bitten.Minor note:Fictional zombies don't fictionally speak.Or fictionally dance or fictionally sing.But what fun would that be?

Clever, Delightful, Quirky, Raunchy, Energetic

See it if Soaring campy songs with zesty choreography and a silly story. Dirty jokes, sexually suggestive action, and bad puns. Enthusiastic.

Don't see it if You are looking for any hidden meaning. There is not even hope for a better future. Everyone becomes zombies. But being a zombie seems fun.

Funny, Entertaining, Camp, Quirky

See it if you're looking for some camp fun. It's what you would expect—ridiculous, over-the-top, but thoroughly entertaining. Great comedic acting.

Don't see it if Songs are mixed. The title song is very catchy (hence why it is reprised twice), but many of the other songs are filler & should be reworked

Funny, Raunchy, Campy, Amusing

See it if You want to laugh out loud, and are in the mood for some wholesome lewd behavior and decent singing

Don't see it if You want to experience something with substance, may be offended by the "action" that goes on onstage, it's highly suggestive

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See it if Talented cast, some fun songs, well-polished and rehearsed show.

Don't see it if Plot is hard to follow; don't need an intermission for an 80 minute show. Thought there would be gore, but there isn't any. More campy.

Clever, Entertaining, Great singing, Hilarious, Fun

See it if You are down for a delightful, hilarious, and FUN take on a cult classic, created and performed by some esquisitely talented performers!

Don't see it if You can’t get down with campy or will be, just, TOO jealous of this cast belting their faces off! Or you fear the imminent zombie apocalypse

Entertaining, Hilarious, Must see, Great writing, Great acting

See it if You love comedy, great music and a clever parody. Even better if you like the horror genre but you don’t have to.

Don't see it if You don’t want to laugh.

Funny, Clever, Entertaining

See it if You love catchy tunes, surprising twists, amazing singing, laughing yourself hoarse

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy being entertained by incredible performers.

Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Edgy, Clever

See it if The show is an incredible clever satire of the horror film genre. Very witty dialogue and polished performances combine with excellent score

Don't see it if If you do not appreciate a satiric pastiche it may not be for you.

Quirky, Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Delightful

See it if Your a fan of horror musicals, love camp, love seeing fresh artists belt it out

Don't see it if You want fancy sets or great sound in your productions

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Great singing, Great staging, Hilarious, Great writing, Clever

See it if You love clever, genre-bending adaptations of quirky source material with great melodies and hilarious performances. And belting!

Don't see it if You hate laughing

Funny, Entertaining, Great singing, Hilarious, Edgy

See it if You want to break your funnybone! An amazing ensemble with memorable characters and voices and songs you will be singing on your way home.

Don't see it if Laughter is painful to you.

Clever, Great singing, Hilarious, Raunchy, Quirky

See it if You love fun campy & kitschy don’t have to know the movie to have a great time!

Don't see it if You don’t have a broad sense of humor or don’t understand when a show is making fun of the genre.

Entertaining, Clever, Funny, Great staging, Intelligent

See it if See this show if you love to laugh, love an extremely clever book, and smart staging.

Don't see it if You don't like to have fun

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Great singing, Hilarious, Entertaining

See it if See this! It’s HILARIOUS! I absolutely loved it! The music great and is still stuck in my head and I saw it weeks ago. Couldn’t stop smiling

Don't see it if You have small children. There is some sexual content.

Clever, Enchanting, Hilarious, Great singing, Funny

See it if Great satire on the horror genre and a terrific group of actors. Their voices were fantastic and the writing is original and hilarious. Go!

Don't see it if You don’t like laughing.


See it if You want the perfect mix of horror,comedy & catchy songs that you will be singing in your head. Actors are top notch. I highly recommend it

Don't see it if You are expecting a serious horror show about zombies and hate laughing.

Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Must see

See it if Hilarious and great night out

Don't see it if Definitely go see it

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