Audiences at the University of Wisconsin-Richland Theatre’s fall production, the horror classic “Night of the Living Dead,” will get two shows for one admission price.
“We’re taking the play very seriously. We want it to be a frightening tribute to the movie. We’ll perform it in a single act—partly for frightening effect and because it’s not a long show,” said director Andrew Sharp. “But our cast is multi-talented. While people may enjoy being scared on Halloween weekend, the holiday is also festive. So, we plan an intermission then a Zombie Variety Show is in store for audiences.”
Among the entertainment to be featured during the festive show are skits, including humorous alternative endings to the movie, the Zombie Band playing several songs, including Werewolves of London, Taste of Poison and Monster Mash, a zombie stand-up comic, and dancing. “I guess zombies dancing is nothing new,” Andrew Sharp concluded. “Our zombies do dance. We want people to come for the horror and stay for the humor.”
Performances are scheduled for 7:30pm on Friday and Saturday, November 1 and 2, with a 1:30pm matinee on Sunday, November 3. Tickets, to be sold at the door prior to each performance, are $10 for adults and $5 for those 17 and younger. For more information, contact Sharp by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (608) 647-7373.
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