“Evil Dead: The Musical” wants to be the next “Rocky Horror Show,” and it just may succeed.
Some people might think that you’d need to have seen at least one of Sam Raimi’s “Evil Dead” movies to appreciate this show. But not necessarily. Horror comedy is, to say the least, a highly accessible genre, even for those who don’t recognize and cheer the signature lines taken from the movies.
Sure, the show is idiotic, but that’s the point."
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