Following their sell out production of Chicago at The Crescent earlier this year, Apollo Arts return to the stage as they present the girl loves ghoul, rock n roll musical Zombie Prom!
Set in the atomic 1950s at Enrico Fermi High, where the law is laid down by a zany, tyrannical principal. Pretty senior Toffee has fallen for the class bad boy. Family pressure forces her to end the romance, and he charges off on his motorcycle to the nuclear waste dump. He returns glowing and determined to reclaim Toffee's heart. He still wants to graduate, but most of all he wants to take Toffee to the prom. The principal orders him to drop dead while a scandal reporter seizes on him as the freak du jour.
History comes to his rescue while a tuneful selection of original songs in the style of 50s hits keeps the action rocking across the stage.
“A gentle send up of the teenage romance films….given a radioactive glow of novelty.” - New York Times
"Exhilarating! Sharp, spiffy, brighter and better crafted than both "The Rocky Horror Show" and "Grease" put together. It has musical wit and breathtakingly catchy, rich melodies. - New York Law Journal
Directed by Nathan Jones.
Produced by Robin Elliott and Pauline Carville.
Music by Dana P. Rowe.
Book and Lyrics by John Dempsey.
Based on a story by John Dempsey & Hugh Murphy.