Event news: Flatmates v Zombies 2, at Tristan Bates Theatre

If you missed out on Flatmates v Zombies in 2013, as we did, don’t miss its remake. Coming to the Tristan Bates Theatre for one night only.

Flatmates v Zombies II

A Korean ‘KPop’ comedy zombie horror musical set in London.
Tristan Bates Theatre | 1a Tower Street | London WC2H 9NP | www.tristanbatestheatre.co.uk
3 October, 19:30
Tickets £8 Book tickets here

Flatmates V Zombies returns to life, invades Seoul and London!

flatmates poster

Flatmates V Zombies premiered in 2013 through a partnership between Goldsmiths, University of London MA Musical Theatre student Hyun Ju Baek and writer Chris Hogg. It made its sold-out debut at the Camden Fringe Festival before transferring to the Tristan Bates Theatre, Covent Garden.

Three years later and with two new characters, the remake – Flatmates V Zombies II – is now in development, with a Korean director, and British lyricists and composers creating a score to die for.

Through two teams working together, but 6,500 miles apart, FVZii’s a real monster mash-up of creative sensibilities. With a less-than-subtle satirical take on current affairs, a poignant message, and loads of blood and guts, it’s now set for production in both languages and in both countries.

The story beings during a disastrous rooftop protest in Seoul before moving to London, where Ji-Eun — the only survivor — comes to start a new life. Everything’s fabulous, until all the native Londoners suddenly turn into walking, flesh-eating, corpses. Only those born abroad are unaffected. For Ji Eun and her European student flatmates this leaves them with a dilemma. Do they try and escape the city they love, or try to save it?

Cast

Warren: Adam Courting
Leo: Connah Andrew
Ji-Eun: Judy Lee
Schatzi: Matt Colyer
Mrs Chin: Martyna Baker
Mr Chin: Anthony Chisolm
Miguel: Juan Echinique
Minsoo: TBC
Nena: Cassandra Mccowan

Creative Team

Director: Hyan Ju Baek
Book: Christopher Hogg
Music: Julia Sukan
Lyrics: Christopher Hogg, Hyan Ju Baek & Julia Sukan
Music & Lyrics (Korean): Hwal Ran Min
Musical Director: Julia Sukan
Creative Producer & Dramaturg: Richard Shannon

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