Rob Zombie has just released a new movie and a new album, but he says that if he has his way, he may also soon make his first foray onto Broadway.
When asked if he had any plans for Broadway, he explained that he has considered adapting his first movie, “House of 1000 Corpses,” into a Broadway musical.
“I’ve had this idea for a while…at one point I started making a few moves to get it going,” he told the Associated Press of his Broadway ambitions. “I really thought my first film “House of 1000 Corpses” could work as like a Broadway musical because I feel like it has those elements of ridiculousness that could translate to the stage of somewhere between ‘Hairspray’ and ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ on stage because it’s just the characters are that ridiculous, the scenarios are that ridiculous, it just feels like that.”
He goes on to say that he could see the show being accepted as Broadway evolves.
“As things change… I look at Broadway the way I do Las Vegas and I used to go to Las Vegas and it always said Sammy Davis Jr. on the marquee and now it says Motley Crue just like you come to Broadway and you used to always see ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ and now it says ‘Spider-Man,’ it’s like the crowds just change and I feel like soon, maybe in 10 years or 20 years, there will be a group of people that now are bringing their kids to Broadway like ‘Oh, ‘House of 1000 Corpses’ musical. Let’s go see that.’ It sounds ridiculous, but I feel that it could happen.
Rob Zombie recently released the film “The Lords of Salem” as well as the album Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor. He will be touring to support the album this summer.