Finnigan Productions presents a special summer double feature of two original plays, WRONG/ZOMBIE, running August 6, 7, 8, 13, 14 & 15 at 7:30pm at The Rudyard Kipling, located at 422 W. Oak Street in Old Louisville.
WRONG/ZOMBIE is the third and final production in Finnigan’s fifth season in Louisville.
WRONG is a collection of short and fiery politically incorrect and irreverent sketches written by Finnigan company member Sarah East and directed by Brian Walker. Sketches include Ralph the Closet Bulimic, Grandma Won’t Die, Slumber Party Massacre, Bortion Cookies and The Escalator Plays.
ZOMBIE is a new black comedy horror play about brain-eating zombies, the end of the world as we know it and the importance of family. Written by Brian Walker and directed by Finnigan veteran Gil Reyes. ZOMBIE tells the story of Rebecca and Hank Watkins; held up on their family farm awaiting the end of the spread of the Z-virus plague and the cure which has been promised by the government. There are brain-eating zombies roaming the property and their son already infected chained up in the backyard. It’s a really bad time to be a human being and Rebecca is forced to make some difficult decisions to keep her family together.
Ms. East’s most recent local stage appearances include Finnigan’s Festival of Funky Fresh Fun, dirty sexy derby play and work with sketch comedy group The Indicators. She can also be seen as lead anchor on the Internet entertainment show, Pop Crunch.
Walker is the artistic director of Finnigan Productions and his previous writing credits include The Time I was Kidnapped by the Church, Smoke This Play, Great American Sex Play, my daddy’s name is Big Oil, Shot me Down and dirty sexy derby play.
Mr. Reyes directed over 30 stage productions including Valparaiso, Great American Sex Play, and a recent Broadway production of The Rocky Horror Show, as a benefit for the Susan G. Komen Foundation. He is also a founding member of The Theatre Alliance of Louisville.
The cast of WRONG/ZOMBIE includes Susan Linville as Rebecca Watkins, Tad Chitwood, Corey Long, Amy Lewis, Todd Zeigler, Kelly Kapp, Sarah East, Briana Clemerson, Michael Roberts, George Robert Bailey, Amanda Fulkerson, Taylor Milks, Kirsten Merritt, Derek Carpenter, Kate Barry, Laura Ellis, Kimberly Peterson, Chris Petty and Anthony Survance.
Reservations for dinner and the show may be made by calling The Rudyard Kipling at 502.636.1311. Tickets are $15.00 general admission.
WRONG/ZOMBIE was written and conceived by adults for adults and due to mature language and violent scenes it is not recommended for anyone under the age of seventeen.
Visit our website at www.finniganbeginagain.com for more information.