Centered on a 19th century Russian folktale of the groom whom marries a zombie in error, the Corpse Bride is a wonderful, intimate musical set into the gloomy era that is victorian. Two characters Victor Van Dort and Victoria Everglot are caused by be hitched, to both of the moms and dads benefit. After forgetting his vows when you look at the rehearsal ceremony the priest informs him to get discover their lines otherwise they can not be wed. Victor is out in to the forests and all things are going completely she declares they are now legally married and whisks them off to the underworld until he puts the wedding ring onto a twig on the ground, which turns out to be the hand of a corpse called Emily and. He desperately attempts to return to the land regarding the living in order for he is able to marry Victoria, but realizes that she actually is to marry an abundant lord to ensure her household does not go in to the bad household. “the person she’s being obligated to marry may be the Lord that is devious Barkiss that is just after Victoria on her cash (being unsure of that she and her household are actually totally broke).