Venue Details

90 Star Starred
Zombie Joe's Underground Theatre
4850 Lankershim Blvd North Hollywood, CA 91601
818-202-4120
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4.5 / 5 Rated by 4 members
Review from Kenyon Brown
658 events 377 reviews

Recommend for those interested in new interpretations of da Bard, this is a complete re-imagining. Not 100% successful, but quite interesting, par usual for ZJU. Uneven acting, but creative, intimate staging - also usual at ZJU.

reviewed Aug 05 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from popom
72 events 25 reviews

Outrageously good reinvention, a variation on a theme, Kubrick meets Shakespeare in a postmodern mashup of original text removing all elements of self-doubt from the characters, a rocky-horrorshow vision of a modern age and what it is to be a...continued

reviewed Aug 19 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
4 events 1 review

I hate zombies. Not my thing. But I love Shakespeare and when people mess with Shakespeare. I wasn't expecting much.

WOW. You guys are awesome. That direction was so totally innovative and TIGHT. What clear images. I'll have those mental...continued

reviewed Aug 19 2012 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

“…Josh T. Ryan directs his own nuthouse-redux adaptation with seven flesh-revealing weird sisters attired in an array of fishnet stockings and short shorts, while Macbeth prances around, eyes goggling, almost cross-dressed, androgynously fusing himself into his rabid-for-power Lady.” – _LA Weekly _

Description

Zombie Joe’s Underground Theatre Group celebrates their 20th anniversary season with their high-impact, post-apocalyptic, re-imagined Shakespearean spectacular, steeped deep in greed, ambition, magic, and murder.

Directed by Josh T. Ryan.

Featuring: Lizzie Bassett, Jacqueline Baxter, Michael Blomgren, Ren Harris, David Wyn Harris, Amir Khalighi, Chelsea Kurtz, Steve Madar, Beth Ricketson, Willy Romano-Pugh, Lauren Velasco, Helene Udy and Roger Weiss.

<em>Company</em> Paranormal Investigation on the Queen Mary <em>An Evening of Classic Broadway</em> Lionel Richie & Mariah Carey <em>The Book of Mormon</em> <em>The Unauthorized Musical Parody of Mean Gurlz</em>