William Shakespeare’s “Land of the Dead: A True Account of the Zombie Plague of 1599,” will open the 2012-13 season for Middletown’s junior and teen repertory theater company, The Oddfellows Playhouse.
This play by John Heimbuch, which was produced at the New York City Fringe Festival, takes place backstage on the opening night of Shakespeare’s “Henry V” in 1599 and an afflicted madman enters the Globe Playhouse. “As the affliction spreads through London, the Globe is placed in quarantine and the survivors within must fight for their lives.”
The play, directed by Hannah Simms, plays Nov. 9-17
Other productions are “Huck Finn,” by Eric Coble, adapted from the novel “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” by Mark Twain, playing Nov. 28 to Dec. 1.
Paula Vogel’s “A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration,” with music by Daryl Waters and directed by Peter Loffredo, plays Dec. 6 to 15.
“The Birds: A Modern Adaptation,” by Don Zolidis, adapted from the play by Aristophanes, will run April 5 to 13, directed by Missy Burmeister.
The musical “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson,” with a book by Alex Timbers and music by Michael Friedman, plays May 3 to 11, directed by Ken O’Brien.
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