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Weasel Production is proud to present the first show of our very first season.
Night of the Living Dead™ Live.
Auditions are Sunday, February 10th, 7pm-9pm and Monday, February 11th, 4pm-6pm
Performances are at The Slate Theatre on October 15th - November 3rd, 2019 with three Saturday Matinees, to a total of 21 shows.
Rehearses begin Mid-August.
This show contains haze, gunfire, strobe effects, requires stage combat/choreography, and has scenes of gore. Please feel free to watch the film Night of The Living Dead™ to get an idea of what you are getting into.
About the Show:
"Six strangers, a lonely farmhouse, surrounded by brain-eating zombies – what could go wrong?
Night of the Living Dead™ Live is a fun and hilarious re-imagining of George A. Romero’s legendary classic. Set in 1968 and presented in all black and white, it literally feels like the film has been brought to life and placed onstage. The play lovingly examines the movie itself, the period in which it was made, and the film’s undying influence on the horror genre.
Night of the Living Dead™, the film, was produced at a time of incredible social and political upheaval. The film was met with controversy for featuring an African American protagonist and realistic horror images; and yet, possibly the most controversial element to Night of The Living Dead™ was the ending… Everybody dies! Even the hero doesn’t survive.
More than just a re-creation of the story, the play celebrates the history and influence of the movie. Through a series of multiple endings, the characters are all faced with different issues and challenges while desperately trying to survive the night. However, their contrasting personalities and agendas always seem to prevent the group from working together. Which leaves us all wondering: Could anyone survive a night of the living dead?"
“Night of the Living Dead Live” is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC
Character Breakdown / Project Needs
At Weasel, all roles are open to those who identify with the gender of the character and non-binary performers who are comfortable in a binary role when the production calls for it.
BEN / VARIOUS – 20-30 yrs. old, African American Male/Male Identifying.
A Leading man type, heroic, outspoken, and protective of Barbra.
BARBRA / VARIOUS – 20-30 yrs. old, female/female Identifying.
Traditional and put-together at first, but as the events unfold, digresses into a child-like state.
TOM / VINCE / VARIOUS – 20’s, male/male Identifying.
Handsome, Bright-eyed. Judy’s Boyfriend.
HARRY / VARIOUS – 30-40 yrs. old, male/male Identifying.
Curmudgeonly, working-class man. Weaselly and antagonistic. Helen’s husband and Karen’s father.
CHIEF MCCLELLAND / VARIOUS – 30-40 yrs. old, male/male Identifying.
Small-town sheriff. Folksy and pragmatic.
HELEN / JUDY / VARIOUS – Precast
JOHNNY / VARIOUS – Precast
Email for an Appointment
Prepare two 1 minute Monologues (Comedic/Dramatic) and 32 measures of any style song. (Have sheet music)
There is a Stipend check for rehearsal (Received on Opening night.)
A percentage check of the box office for all performances (Paid one to two weeks after the close of the show.)
NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD ™ LIVE added January 29, 2019, 6:33 pm
|This listing will be deleted on: Tuesday, February 12, 2019|