Zombies from the Beyond

musicals and operas · the visceral company · Ages 8+ · United States

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ENCI BOX certified reviewer June 12, 2014
This show from the The Visceral Company was one of my favorites at the Hollywood Fringe Festival so far, next to Chtlin' Blues! The actors were excellent, so was light design, set changes, the creative set design, costume, and everything else. This show is a MUST SEE! You will walk our smiling and singing "American Way!" :-)... full review
ASHLEY STEED certified reviewer June 13, 2014
If you love 1950s sci-fi B-movies, this musical is for you. If you hate 1950s sci-fi B-movies, this musical is for you. If you’re sick of zombies, this musical is definitely for you. And if you love pure entertainment, then this musical is most definitely for you. James Valcq’s musical is a wonderfully charming parody of 1950s sci-fi B-movies which takes place in the Milwaukee Space Center. There’s an all-female alien invasion led by Zombina (Alison England) who have come to earth to “zombify” Earth-men for procreative purposes. While employing the best elements of both the genre and musical theatre, it also is a hilarious political satire. Director Dan Spurgeon’s love of the genre is evident in his clear, sharp and fast-paced directi... full review
PHYLLIS SILVERBERG certified reviewer June 15, 2014
tagged as: campy · clever · funny · fun
What a fantastic and fun show! The cast were all excellent! The costumes were great from wigs to toes! The songs and dialogue were campy and clever! Everyone in the audience laughed out loud and all seemed to enjoy it. GO SEE IT!... full review
ELLEN DOSTAL certified reviewer June 12, 2014
tagged as: #LAThtr #hff14
The Visceral Company takes on musical theatre and rides it all the way to success in a chipper interplanetary musical even non-musical theatre folks will love! Forget any idea of skipping it because it is a hilariously fun send-up of the 1950s and sci-fi B-movies directed by Dan Spurgeon and choreographed by Anna Safar with spot-on cheeseball precision, featuring a cast that knows how to play the comedy without ruining it. Plus, it’s the only place you’ll find Zombina, an “intergalactic strumpet on the prowl” and her chorus of dancing Zombettes, searching for earth men to repopulate their planet. Picture a shapely Wagnerian operatic powerhouse who looks like a cross between the 1940s glam version of Eve Arden (she could use that wig as a ... full review