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Zombies Return to Kansas City at the Off Center Theatre

photo: Laura Spencer/KCUR
Mitch Brian, playwright, and his daughter, Zoe Brian, who plays a zombie, on the set of "Maul of the Dead"

Zombies have been a part of popular culture since they first shuffled on screen in the 1932 Bela Lugosi film "White Zombie." Are we still fascinated by zombies because they represent anarchy, a threat to the established order? Or, are zombies symbols of our unconscious fears? By Laura Spencer


Kansas City, MO – A new production in the Coterie at Night series called "Maul of the Dead" is an homage to zombie horror films - and the 1970s.

The Coterie Theatre presents "Maul of the Dead"
October 16-31, 2009 ~ World Premiere

Coterie At Night Series, Rated PG-13
Off Center Theatre
Level 3, Crown Center

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