How the Day Runs Down

by John Langan

directed by stephanie barton-farcas

 

Merge Our Town with Dawn of the Dead and you have a slight idea of what happens when a small town is overrun by the undead. Best described as Our Town with zombies, with Thornton Wilder's Stage Manager moving between the different townspeople's stories to describe not their mundane sorrows and joys, but their encounters with, and last stands against, the zombie horde. The juxtaposition of Wilder's play, which is all about the continuity of communal life in the face of individual deaths, with a plot that posits that not only the town but all of humanity is doomed, makes for a heartbreaking story.

Performances: 

 7/6/2011 at 8:00pm
 7/7/2011 at 8:00pm
 7/8/2011 at 8:00pm
 7/9/2011 at 8:00pm
 7/10/2011 at 2:00pm
 7/13/2011 at 8:00pm
 7/14/2011 at 8:00pm
 7/15/2011 at 8:00pm
 7/16/2011 at 8:00pm
 7/17/2011 at 2:00pm
 7/20/2011 at 8:00pm
 7/21/2011 at 8:00pm
 7/22/2011 at 8:00pm
 7/23/2011 at 8:00pm
 7/24/2011 at 2:00pm

Theatre/Venue Spoon Theatre 

38 West 38th St, 5th fl.  New York

Phone Number for Reservations 866-811-4111 
Website for reservations https://www.ovationtix.com/trs/cal/545  
Running time 1hr. 30min. 

 

Producing Organization: Nicu's spoon  
Website www.spoontheater.org  
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