Mar 31

jesus zombie
Jesus rises and wants your hugs at the 2009 Philly Zombie Crawl – photo by grendelsden on flickr

Easter Sunday is approaching — and that means it’s time to celebrate the famous undead prophet’s re-birthday at the Easter Philadelphia Zombie Crawl. You don’t even have to do your own make-up — you can attend a pre-game painting for just $10 (which we know from experience will save you time cleaning the gore stains off the bathroom sink.)

philly zombie crawl

Get more info about the Philly Zombie Crawl here.

In other zombie walk news, we haven’t heard anything about another Easter zombie walk in Boston this year, after there was some controversy about last year’s Easter zombie event there. But you really never know when the hordes will strike, do you?

Tagged with:
Mar 06

William Shakespeare’s Land of the Dead is “a true and accurate account of the Elizabethan zombie plague.” The play was the best attended performance at last year’s Minnesota Fringe Festival and is coming to Philadelphia this March 12-28 via the Plays and Players theater company.

The Plays and Players website features this chilling short documentary, which explains more about the background, impact, and scientific basis of the 1599 zombie plague:

Minnesota’s Walking Shadow Theatre Company promoted their performance with this more personal account of the zombie uprising from William Shakespeare himself:

If you’re in Philadelphia, also check out this Friday’s Zombies vs. Vampires Party. You’ll probably find members of the play’s cast and crew there — and maybe you can kick some vampire butt, too.

Tagged with: