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William Shakespeare's Land of the Dead

By John Heimbuch
Directed by Gary Varner

Zombies!!! Prepare for hilarity as the ACU Theatre takes you to London, 1599. After the Globe’s inaugural performance of Henry V, Shakespeare fends off an embittered Will Kemp, furious about Falstaff’s removal, and Francis Bacon, who has arrived with an idea to pitch. When the company’s costumer is bitten by a plague-ridden madman, and the Queen, played by ACU Theatre professor Kari Hatfield, and her men arrive seeking safety, life in the playhouse takes a turn for the worse. As affliction spreads through London, the Globe is quarantined and the survivors within must fight for their lives. William Shakespeare’s Land Of The Dead, is a comedic homage to zombie films and a “carefully” researched drama about Shakespeare and his authorship.

June 27, 29, July 2, 5, 2014
Fulks Theatre

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