This Day in Horror

22 January 2014

Evil Dead the Musical Sweeps Award Nominations

Las Vegas, NV, January 16, 2014: EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL, the show that has been taking over the Las Vegas Strip one bloody t-shirt at a time, was nominated in 5 categories for the BroadwayWorld 2013 Awards this past November.

The show reached out to its fans to vote, and after all the votes were counted, the show's star, Ben Stobber, won Best Lead Actor in a Musical for his portrayal as Ash, the hero with a chainsaw for a hand.

"We were grateful to be nominated in the first place, but to see just how well we did in all the categories - and to have Ben Stobber win - is thrilling," said producer and director Sirc Michaels. "We love our fans and appreciate everyone who voted for us. We also want to congratulate all the other winners, as well as everyone who was nominated in all the categories."

All of the winners can be seen here.

The show was nominated in the following categories:
BEST BOOK MUSICAL
BEST RESIDENT SHOW
BEST PERFORMANCE BY A LEAD ACTOR - Ben Stobber as Ash
BEST PERFORMANCE BY A LEAD ACTRESS - Lorie Palkow as Cheryl, Courtney Leone as Shelly/Annie, Lynnae Meyers as Linda
BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTOR - Greg Korin as Jake, Scott Sherman as Scott, Kolton Rostron as Deadite, Shawnn Morris-Slaughter as Deadite

The show won in the following category:
BEST PERFORMANCE BY A LEAD ACTOR - Ben Stobber as Ash

About Evil Dead: The Musical
Evil Dead: The Musical is a unique production that combines multimedia, live performance, audience participation and 4D elements to take audience members into its world. From undead ushers to blood spraying out into the audience, this musical comedy is bringing a new type of entertainment to the Vegas Strip, and the people behind it are determined to make a lasting impression. Performances can be seen at the V Theater inside Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino every Friday at 10 p.m. and Saturday at 11:30 p.m.

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