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Join the Night of the Living Dead at Liverpool Playhouse

November 5, 2019

The 1968 classic zombie movie Night of The Living Dead™ will be recreated shot-for-shot live on stage at the Liverpool Playhouse next year.

Theatre company imitating the dog and the Leeds Playhouse are set to bring their production Night of the Living Dead™- Remix to the city as part of a new UK tour.

Night of the Living Dead started out as a low-budget independent horror movie telling the story of seven strangers taking refuge from flesh eating ghouls in an isolated farmhouse.

More than half a century later, seven performers enter the stage armed with cameras, a box of props and a rail of costumes. Can they recreate the ground-breaking film, shot-for-shot before our eyes, using whatever they can lay their hands on?

With 1,076 edits in 95 minutes, it's a heroic struggle. Success will require wit, skill and ingenuity and is by no means guaranteed.

The production is directed by imitating the dog’s co-artistic directors Andrew Quick and Pete Brooks. Casting is yet to be announced.

Night of the Living Dead™- Remix comes to Liverpool Playhouse from February 18-22, 2020.

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