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Yasmin Ruiz and Aaron Lugo play good girl Toffee and rebel bad boy Jonny in the San Diego City College drama department’s production of the 1950s atomic-age musical “Zombie Prom.” Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Review: ‘Zombie Prom’ comes alive

The morbid but highly entertaining romance-musical makes its debut at San Diego City College’s Saville Theatre
Destiny Ortiz November 12, 2015

As the lights went down and the audience settled in, the band quickly went into an upbeat ensemble to get the cast and the audience prepared for the show that was about to start. “Zombie Prom” was...

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After its off-Broadway run, “Zombie Prom” was made into a movie in
2006 starring RuPaul as Mrs. Strict, Candice Nicole as Toffee and Darren Robertson as Jonny (pictured above).  ZombiePromTheMovie.com

City’s undead will rise from the stage

Katherine Salindayao-White October 27, 2015

San Diego City College's theater department will perform “Zombie Prom” at the Saville Theatre as the fall semester musical production starting Oct. 30. “It is filled with laughter, great...

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The Jibe dancers, dressed head to toe in zombie attire, greeted guests of the Haunted Trail with a dance routine as they entered the attraction on Oct. 19 in Balboa Park. Led by Jennifer Hill and Abby Neves, the group of 16 zombies bumrushed the crowd of people waiting outside Trail. The undead dancers performed a 15-minute dance routine to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” and Rihanna’s “Disturbia.” The dancers, who consisted of mostly 10-20-year-old girls and women, fused hip hop, cheerleading and jazz styles for the performance but maintained their zombiefied demures by purposely staggering  and displaying monotone expressions throughout the routine. Photo by Mike Madriaga

Zombies with soul

The Jibe zombies perform outside of the Haunted Trail
Mike Madriaga October 24, 2015

Just up the street from the City College resides “The Haunted Trail,” located in Balboa Park. The text on its website warns people with heart conditions and prone to seizures to refrain from entering...

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