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Saturday, October 4, 2014

31 Days of Horror-- Day 4: Comic Horror Options Inspired by Evil Dead the Musical--POST INCLUDES TICKET GIVEAWAY

Its the first weekend of October.  Time to start having some Halloween fun.  So today, I have a great opportunity for people in the Chicagoland area, especially if you like comic horror-- Free tickets to Evil Dead The Musical!

If you are a fan of campy, horror fun you should head on out to see Evil Dead The Musical. If you aren’t sure if you are a comic horror fan, click here for my post on the subgenre including an annotated list of books to try.

The official press release with links is included below, but they have kindly reached out to my readers with an offer of a FREE PAIR OF TICKETS TO THE 10:30 show on OCTOBER 10th!


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Due to time constraints I am not running this as a random drawing.  Instead, the first person to email me at zombiegrl75[at]gmail[dot]com gets the tickets!

By Day 4 I am hoping the most loyal readers have noticed that I am trying to set the daily posts to go up at 7am every day, so those who have been paying attention will have the best shot here.

This post also marks the first of many giveaways that will be offered this month. So keep coming back.


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AT THE BROADWAY PLAYHOUSE AT WATER TOWER PLACE
CHICAGO (Sept. 24, 2014) Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce that Evil Dead - The Musical, winner of the 2007 Dora Audience Choice Award as Toronto’s favorite show, unleashes its mayhem and fun tonight, September 24, at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E Chestnut) for a limited engagement through October 12, 2014.

Evil Dead - The Musical, the hilarious, record-breaking musical (created by George Reinblatt, Frank Cipolla, Melissa Morris and Christopher Bond) tells the outrageous story of five college friends spending the weekend in an abandoned cabin in the woods after accidentally unleashing an evil force that turns them all into demons.

The original production, based on the Evil Dead film franchise, opened 11 years ago and enjoyed an immensely popular run, with 150 productions eventually presented in cities around the world with sold-out houses and rave reviews from critics.

Evil Dead - The Musical is the most fun you can have at the theatre. It’s a show everyone loves – even if you don’t love musicals,said Corey Ross, president of Starvox Entertainment

Since being called the next Rocky Horror Showby The New York Times, the show is primed to tour, so all can enjoy the evil fun.”

Those familiar with Evil Dead - The Musical will remember that audience members sitting in the designated Splatter Zone” (the first four rows) get covered in fake blood as the production incorporates some fun ‘real-life’ effects during

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Press Contact:
Amanda Meyer/Tori Bryan Margie Korshak, Inc. 312.751.5559/5528 ameyer@korshak.com/tbryan@korshak.com


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certain scenes. In addition to some dismembered limbs, demons telling bad jokes, and catchy tunes (“Look Who’s Evil Now”, “All the Men in My Life Keep Getting Killed by Candarian Demons”), the show features a saucy combination of wit and sexual innuendo that keeps audiences laughing out loud.

TICKET INFORMATION
Tickets to Evil Dead - The Musical range from $29.99-$67.99, with additional seating in the Splatter Zone. A select number of premium seats are also available for many performances. Individual tickets will go on sale Tuesday, July 22 at 10 a.m. Tickets are available now for groups of 10 or more by calling Broadway In Chicago Group Sales at (312) 977- 1710. Tickets are available at all Broadway In Chicago Box Offices (24 W. Randolph St., 151 W. Randolph St., 18 W. Monroe St. and 175 E. Chestnut), the Broadway In Chicago Ticket Line at (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and online at www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

For more information, please visit www.BroadwayInChicago.com or www.evildeadthemusical.com. ###

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