zombie500

OWENSBORO, Ky. (7/19/13) – Everything is better with zombies… even Shakespeare.

That’s the idea behind Theatre Workshop of Owensboro’s latest theatrical venture, Much Ado about Nothing… During a Zombie Apocalypse. Shakespeare’s classic piece has been “reanimated” by TWO director Rebecca Wright.

“Rebecca knew she wanted to do a Shakespeare show this summer with the high school aged students, and kept thinking about how to make it exciting,” said TWO production manager Beth Parthum. “People tend to think Shakespeare is boring, but when you see it, you realize it has a lot of humor.”

The decision to use zombies as a way to add a modern twist was a favorite choice for Wright and her staff.

“She threw around a few ideas but when she started talking about zombies there was a glint in her eye and her mind was made up,” said Parthum speaking of Wright. “It's a great way to bring in people and youth who might not normally see Shakespeare but are willing to give it a try because they like zombies.”

Theatre Workshop of Owensboro is located downtown on Fifth Street and will be presenting four performances of Much Ado on Friday, July 26 at 7 p.m., Saturday, July 27 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., and Sunday, July 28 at 2 p.m.

TICKETS are $10 for adults and $6 for kids. TWO members get half off the price of admission.

Alex Reid
SurfKY News
Photo provided by TWO

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Following Week

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/29/15) ― The following happenings and meetings are scheduled for next week: • Baldwin Dental… Read More

Two-Vehicle Accident Results in Possible Injuries

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/28/15) — Traffic was slowed along North Main Street, where a woman was being treated for possible… Read More
1 DOW 16,643.01
-11.76 (-0.07%)    
2 S&P 1,988.87
+1.21 (0.06%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,828.33
+15.62 (0.32%)    

Most Read This Week

August 24, 2015 10847

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 6056

Alleged Burglar Calls 911 to Report Fire

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 4987

UPDATE: Four Dead, Two Survive Boating Accident

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 4505

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 4087

MPD Coducting Sobriety Checkpoints

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 15615

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 10847

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 28, 2015 1351

Two Webster County Residents Injured in Hopkins…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 1214

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 1002

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 879

All Occasions Formals to Host Celebration to…

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 28, 2015 780

Rep. Montell Proposes Bill to Stop Sweeping of…

by SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 610

Rep. Gooch, Others Argue against Burden Caused by…

by SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 610

Kentucky High School Football Schedule

by Steve LeMaster
August 28, 2015 595

TVA Seeks Input on Study for Closing Coal Ash…

by SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 594

Two-Vehicle Accident Results in Possible Injuries

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 534

Alleged Passed out Parents Face Charges of…

by SurfKY News