NEW MILFORD >> TheatreWorks New Milford will accessible “Zombie Prom” on July 14, a agreeable by John Dempsey and Dana P. Rowe. The appearance runs through Aug. 14.
Set in the halls of Enrico Fermi High School during the nuclear 1950s, “Zombie Prom”tells the account of a boyish boy that is brought aback to activity by the adulation of his high-school sweetheart.
Senior Toffee has collapsed for the chic bad boy, Jonny. Family burden armament her to end the romance, and Jonny accuse off on his motorcycle to the nuclear decay dump. He allotment aglow and bent to accost Toffee’s heart. He still wants to graduate, but best of all he wants to booty Toffee to the prom. The absolutist principal, Delilah Strict tries to stop him, while a aspersion anchorman seizes on him as the aberration du jour. History comes to his accomplishment while a adapted alternative of aboriginal songs in the appearance of 50’s hits keeps the activity agitation beyond the stage.
“Zombie Prom” is “Grease” meets “Bye Bye Birdie” meets “The Rocky Horror Show” meets “Little Shop of Horrors” in a agitation agreeable the New York Times called, “A affable accelerate up of the boyish affair films...given a radioactive afterglow of novelty.”
Zombie Brawl was aboriginal produced at the Red Barn Theatre, Key West, Florida in 1993 with Kristin Chenoweth and opened off-Broadway in New York City at the Variety Arts Theatre in 1996.
This assembly is beneath the administration of Matt Austin of New Milford with agreeable administration by Anna DeMasi and choreography by Jenny Schuck and appearance ten bounded actors including Tommy Ovitt as Jonny, Lexi Tobin as Toffee, Jody Bayer as Miss Strict, Stephen Dirocco as Eddie Flagrante as able-bodied as Sydney Coelho, Dana Wilton, Erin Shaunessey, Karl Hinger, Dominick Ventrella and Richard Frey.
“Zombie Prom” runs Fridays and Saturdays from Friday July 14 through Saturday August 5. Curtain time is 8:00 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays, with a 2 p.m. Sunday matinee on July 30. Tickets for all shows are $28 for aloof seating. Students and Military cadre with ID will be accepted for $23.
On Thursday, July 13, chief citizens are arrive to a chargeless dress call at 8 p.m. Thursday, July 2 at 8 p.m. is TheatreWorks’ Pay-What-You-Want night. At this performance, guests name the amount for a ticket.
Reservations can be fabricated online at theatreworks.us or by calling the box appointment at 860-350-6863.
TheatreWorks is an award-winning, non-Equity theatre company, called Best Community Theater in Connecticut by Connecticut Magazine. TheatreWorks is amid at 5 Brookside Avenue, aloof off Route 202 (next to the CVS), in New Milford, CT.
Parking is amid abaft the Catherine E. Lillis Administration Building at 50 East Street, New Milford.