Let’s Get Serious: Musical of the Living Dead

The fall season is upon us and with it comes annual traditions, old and new. On October 13 Musical of the Living Dead will return (from the uh, grave?) for four weeks of bloody, bloody musical theatre at the Charnel House in Chicago.

I sat down with co-creators Marc Lewallen and Brad Younts to discuss their mutual zombie love and we listen to a few songs from the soon-to-be-released cast recording album.

Let’s Get Serious with Kendall Bruns
Episode 025: Marc Lewallen and Brad Younts from Musical of the Living Dead
Running time: 88 minutes

Download (81MB mp3): Let’s Get Serious: Episode 025

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Show Notes
• Musical of the Living Dead will be perfomed every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night at 7:30pm from October 13–November 12 at the Charnel House. Tickets can be purchased from Brown Paper Tickets.

• The Musical of the Living Dead cast recording album can be purchased at musicalofthelivingdead.com.

• Musical of the Living Dead features Jill Valentine, Jaime Falu, Amanda Whitenack, Billy Sullivan, Adam Yencho, Mary Spray, Jonathan Hymen, Liz McArthur, R. Vance Brinkerhoff, Ashley Bush and Jacob Clausen. It’s directed by Marc Lewallen and Brad Younts, who also wrote the Book and Lyrics. Music is by Mary Spray with musical arrangements by Matt Mehawich. Poster designed by Sam Wells.

• Two previous episodes of Let’s Get Serious have featured cast members:

Episode 018: Mandy Whitenack from Off Off Broadzway

Episode 004: Liz McArthur of Feminine Gentlemen

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