Death, dismemberment, and dancing

How many theater productions warn audience members that they may be sitting in a splatter zone?

Clearly, Evil Dead The Musical, which’opens Friday at the Promethean Theatre, ‘will never be mistaken for Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Featuring zombies, demons, gore and a hero with a chain saw, this off-Broadway musical is based on Sam Raimi’s spoofy horror flicks — Evil Dead 1 and 2 and The Army of Darkness — all starring Bruce Campbell, who is’now appearing in Burn Notice.

Promethean is better known for thought-provoking contemporary plays, but it had a hit last year with Cannibal! the Musical, written by South Park’s Trey Parker. Promethean will produce the play through Sept. 12 at the Black Box Theatre at Nova Southeastern University.

For more information, call toll-free 866-811-4111 or purchase online at http://theprometheantheatre.org

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