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Writers Of The Dead

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As Night Of The Living Dead reaches its final performance in The Watergate Theatre, here’s a word from the writers of our stage adaptation of George A. Romero’s iconic horror. A year is quite a lot of time for any one person to have to make their life about one specific thing. When that thing […]

An Atmosphere Of Dread…

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  Published online July 27th by The Kilkenny People Night Of The Living Dead review by Michael Clancy ‘The awkward moment when you find yourself in the middle of a zombie apocalypse without an iPhone charger…’ At times both laugh-out-loud funny, and grippingly tense, Devious Theatre’s latest production is a modern re-imagining of the classic […]

Laugh, Cry And Jump Out Of Your Seat

John Morton
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From the July 25th edition of The Kilkenny Reporter. Night Of The Living Dead Review by Aisling Hurley Devious Theatre’s latest play Night of the Living Dead is another storming production from a theatre group that always delivers first rate entertainment. The play is loosely based on George E Romero’s 1968 film of the same […]

Night Of The Living Dead Opens

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The Irish stage premiere of Night Of The Living Dead opened up last night to a capacity crowd in The Watergate Theatre, Kilkenny. We have been blown away by the response to last night’s debut performance. For us, it was the culmination of a year of hard work and after an intense rehearsal period it […]

The Dead Of Night

John Morton
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When there’s no more room in hell, the dead will walk the earth… A ghost estate in southeast Ireland. July. Present day. The dead are walking the earth and attacking the living. What hasn’t already been abandoned is now abandoned entirely. The kitchen of an empty, ransacked house. It is night time. It had spread […]

Outbreak!

John Morton
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We’ve arrived in the Watergate Theatre finally. And we are now one day away from opening the Irish stage premiere of Night Of The Living Dead. It’s been a long journey getting here. And now that we’re here, it feels like we could do with another 12 months of pre-production. Rule of thumb with most […]

The Z Word

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In two days our zombies will be unleashed upon the Irish theatre going public. But of course, we can’t call them zombies. In fact, in the original Night Of The Living Dead they’re never referred to by the z word at all. And so we’re following suit! They are ghouls, things, creatures… monsters! At one […]

Tweet Dead

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They’re outside. I can hear the shuffling. I’ll keep updating here as much as I can… if I can keep battery… or survive. #livingdead Maria, if you can read this, please contact me, my mobile is still working. Your father isn’t dead anymore. #livingdead The only way to kill them is to sever the head […]

Everyone Dies

John Morton
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Here’s your first full look at the entire cast of Night Of The Living Dead in all their glory. They were photographed by Ross Costigan after our first full rehearsal this past week in The Watergate Theatre. Of course, in the movie, pretty much everyone dies, quite horribly and tragically. But in our new stage […]

Night Of The Living Dead: The Prologue

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The prologue for our version of Night Of The Living Dead has just gone online! We premiered it last night to a full house in Billy Byrnes after a screening of the original 1968 George A. Romero movie. It went down a treat! It’s effectively a shot for shot remake of the opening scene of […]