William Shakespeare's Land of the Dead


Cleveland Shakespeare Festival

October 15 – 31, 2010

Director: Dusten Welch
Stage Manager: Bryan Ritchie
Fight Choreographer: Steven J. Madden
Fight Captain: Michael Kasten
Blood Effects: Kevin Ballantine

Will Kemp: Allen Branstein
Kate Braithwaite: Cassie Neumann
Player 1: Alyce Harwood
Player 2: Margaret Lute
John Rice: Luke Wehner
John "Sinklo" Sinckler: Jim Green
Richard Burbage: Aaron D. Elersich
William Shakespeare: Stuart Hoffman
Francis Bacon: Eric Fancher
Soldiers: Amy Shuman, Michael Kasten
Robert Cecil: Kevin Ballantine
Queen Elizabeth: Tori Woods
Doctor John Dee: Jim McCormack
Afflicted: Sarah Clare, Alyce Harwood, Margaret Lute, Taryn Osborn, Jess Raum, Michael Raum, Thomas Sullivan

Examiner Review
Examiner Article

Plot Description: John Heimbuch’s "William Shakespeare’s Land of the Dead: The True and Accurate Account of the 1599 Zombie Plague", combines history and horror in a theatrical masterpiece complete with wayward clowns, quarreling advisers, bite after bite of monster adventure, and scholarly nods to Shakespearean tragedies.

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