Performance added, Wed, Oct. 26 at 7:30pm.
THE LIVING DEAD by Isaiah Reaves
Inspired by the film by George A. Romero and John A. Russo
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
Directed by Brian Isaac Phillips
Cast: Darnell Pierre Benjamin* as Ben, Burgess Byrd* as Nana/Zombie/Ensemble, Cary Davenport* as Sheriﬀ/ TV Newscaster/Ensemble, Jared Earland as Zombie, Charles Gidney as Tommy, Jim Hopkins* as Harold, Courtney Lucien* as Barbara, Kelly Mengelkoch* as Helen, Brianna Miller as Governor/Zombie/Ensemble, Annabel Phillips as Ava & Adrian Devaughn Summers as Duane/Zombie/Reverend/Ensemble
When a zombie apocalypse ravages the world, a band of strangers seek refuge in an abandoned house, forcing the group to work together to see the light of day. However, individualism, egos, and power struggles expose the horrifying nature of survival. A new vision of contemporary horror inspired by the cult classic, Isaiah Reaves’ The Living Dead makes its world premiere in time for the Halloween season. Production contains adult situations and themes including acts of violence.
- In preview Wed-Thu, Oct. 12-13 at 7:30pm
- Fri-Sat, Oct. 14-15 at 7:30pm
- Thu-Sat, Oct. 20-22* at 7:30pm
- Sun, Oct. 23 at 2pm
- Wed-Fri, Oct. 26-28 at 7:30pm
- Sat, Oct. 29 at 2pm** & 7:30pm
*Oct. 21 performance is audio described.
**Oct. 29 2pm performance is Sign language interpreted.