Black Button Eyes Announces EVIL DEAD Cast

Black Button Eyes Announces EVIL DEAD Cast

(top, l to r) Kirby Gibson, Caitlin Jackson, Josh Kemper and David Lipschutz (bottom, l to r) Stevie Love, Robert Quintanilla, Shane Roberie and Tommy Thurston.

Black Button Eyes Productions has announced casting for EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL, a parody of Sam Raimi’s classic EVIL DEAD horror films, with book and lyrics by George Reinblatt and music by Christopher Bond, Frank Cipolla, Melissa Morris and George Reinblatt. Directed by Producing Artistic Director Ed Rutherford with music direction by Oliver Townsend and choreography by Derek Van Barham, EVIL DEAD will play January 11 – February 16 at Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway. Tickets are currently available at When a group of fresh-faced college kids go to a cabin in the woods for spring break spells are spoken and demonic possession begins.

The production will feature Kirby Gibson, Caitlin Jackson, Josh Kemper, David Lipschutz, Stevie Love, Robert Quintanilla, Shane Roberie and Tommy Thurston. The production team includes: Jeremiah Barr (scenic, props and puppets design, technical director), Rachel Sypniewski (costume design), Liz Cooper (lighting design), Robert Hornbostel (sound design), Jon Beal (fight choreographer, gore consultant) David Lipschutz (assistant director), Melanie Thompson (assistant props design) Lexi Berkowitz (stage manager) and Beth Weinstock (assistant stage manager).

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