Metaphors for laughter are often surprisingly violent, from busting a gut to splitting your sides to tumbling down the jagged face of Joke Mountain. Break a funny bone with this GrouponLive deal to see Evil Dead: The Musical at the Waterfront Theatre. Doors for all shows open 45 minutes before curtain. Choose from the following ticketing options:
- For $29, you get two general-admission tickets (up to a $60 value, including all fees).
- For $58, you get four general-admission tickets (up to a $120 value, including all fees).<p>
For either option, choose from the following shows at 10:15 p.m.:
- Thursday, February 14
- Friday, February 15
- Saturday, February 16<p>
- For $34, you get two general-admission tickets for Friday, February 15, at 10:15 p.m. (up to a $70 value, including all fees).
- For $68, you get four general-admission tickets for Friday, February 15, at 10:15 p.m.(up to a $140 value, including all fees).<p>
A treat for horror-movie buffs and fans of sing-along slapstick mutilation, Evil Dead: The Musical lovingly mutates Sam Raimi’s goofy and gory splatterfest trilogy into a gut-busting cult classic that the New York Times has heralded as “the next Rocky Horror Picture Show.” Packed with pratfalls, a jaunty score, and gallons of old-fashioned gore, Evil Dead trebuchets audiences into a spooky remote cabin, where doomed college students succumb to possessive demonic forces more pesky and sinister than a pebble-filled sock. Limbs fly and heads roll as our hero, Ash, armed with his signature moxie and chainsaw, battles the undead while the cast is giddily eviscerated to show-stopping numbers such as “Do the Necronomicon” and “Look Who’s Evil Now.” Cheeky, campy, and catchier than an appendix removal, Evil Dead: The Musical rewards fans of the horror franchise while recruiting new generations into the cult. The “splatter zone” front rows are typically covered in plastic to catch the crimson corn-syrup shrapnel from the stage geysers, much to the delight of contemporary artists who tote around blank canvases. Fans should wear casual clothing because of the likelihood of far-reaching arterial sprays.<p>
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