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Mitch Brian has written screenplays and teleplays for major Hollywood studios, television networks and independent producers. He co-created and wrote episodes for Batman: the animated Series and co-wrote the NBC miniseries the '70s. He has written screenplays for directors Chris Columbus, Oliver Stone and Robert Schwentke, as well as producers Geena Davis, Mike Medavoy and Dino De Laurentiis. Brian directed the award-winning short film James ellroy's Stay Clean as well as Hang Ups and Rhubarb Pie. He contributed essays to Harper Collins' the Book of Lists: Horror and teaches screenwriting and film studies at the University of Missouri, Kansas City. Maul of the Dead is Brian's first play.
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Maul Of the Dead
Maul Of the Dead
It's 1978 and zombies in polyester walk the earth. a pair of SWaT officers take refuge with a perfume counter girl in a zombie-infested shopping mall. Hiding out in JC Penney's, they're soon joined by a TV weather girl, her traffic reporter beau, and a suburban punk chick who is still in love with the boy from the record store . . . now a zombie! as ravenous hoards attack the frail security gate separating the living from the walking dead, the survivors make a desperate bid for weapons and supplies, eventually forming a makeshift family amidst the consumer trappings of the 1970s. But paradise is short-lived as betrayal, false identities and infection from a zombie bite threaten the belief that "there's got to be a morning after." Danger lurks behind every mannequin in a play that blends horror, satire and meloDrama with punk rock and disco music into "a whirlwind of zombie mayhem." (Kansas City Star)
Dramatic Publishing 158-3426906
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Horror/dark comedy 60 min
Male: 5 Female: 4 Other: 10 to 25 or more zombies
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