(3M, 3W, 2 Any Gender)
LORD PRESIDENT THOMVALENTINE
FIRST GENTLEMANCHASEVALENTINE(Asian or Arab or Latino)
LADY SECRETARY OF STATEJESSICA BLOOM
ROYAL GUARD / ROYAL BUTLER/ ROYAL CHIEF OF STAFF
SECRETARY GENERAL OF UNITED AFRICANNATIONS ABIDEMI/ AFRICAN REBEL LEADER BABIRYE
SECRETARY OF DEFENSE GENERAL ALEXANDER/ ZOMBIE MINORITY WHIP
ZOMBIE SPEAKER OF ZOMBIES ZOMBIE CHAIRWOMAN
Time and Setting: A Futuristic American Dystopia.
Tone: Jacobean Dr. Strangelove.
Read a feature article about ZOMBIE: THE AMERICAN at American Theatre HERE.
PHOTO: From left, Sarah Marshall, Jessica Frances Dukes, and Tim Getman in Woolly Mammoth Theatre’s “Zombie: The American" by Robert O'Hara. (Photo by Stan Barouh)
ROBERT O’HARA has received the NAACP Best Play and Best Director Award, the Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding New Play, two Obies and the Herb Alpert Award. Broadway: Slave Play (Tony Nomination). Off Broadway: He directed the world premieres of Jeremy O. Harris’ Slave Play, Nikkole Salter and Dania Guiria’s In the Continuum, Tarell McCraney’s The Brother/ Sister Plays (Part 2), Colman Domingo’s Wild with Happy, Kirsten Childs’ Bella: An American Tall Tale, Baum and Cheri’s Gun and Powder at Signature Theater, Lorraine Hansberry’s Raisin in the Sun at Williamstown Theater Festival, Aziza Barnes’ BLKS at MCC, Inda Craig-Galvan’s Black Superhero Magic Mama at The Geffen Theater, the Universes’ Uni/Son, inspired by the poetry of August Wilson at OSF and Shakespeare’s Macbeth at Denver Center for the Performing Arts, as well as his own plays, Mankind, Bootycandy and Insurrection: Holding History...[FULL BIO]