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Night of the Living Dead

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Maverick Theater’s original stage adaptation of Night of the Living Dead is back! For 18 years audiences have made this show part of their Halloween tradition, returning year after year. Adapted to the stage by director and theater founder, Brian Newell, from the screenplay by George Romero and John Russo, Night of the Living Dead is a thrilling night of theater.

A group of panicked survivors are barricaded in a deserted farmhouse while a horde of flesh-eating zombies hovers outside their door. In the climatic final scene, a full size truck smashes into the farmhouse, zombies begin to pour into the room as the survivors grab anything they can to defend themselves. The Maverick's Night of the Living Dead is a unique production that captures the feel of cinema and the in-your-face excitement of live theater. With strong performances and plenty of creepy zombies, this action packed Halloween adventure is good clean fun for anyone over the age of 13.

Night of the Living Dead opens October 6th and runs through October 29th. Performances are Fridays at 8:00 p.m., Saturdays at 7:00 p.m. & 9:00p.m., Sundays at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $30. Tickets may be purchased online at or by calling 714-526-7070. The Maverick Theater is located at 110 E. Walnut, Fullerton, CA 92832, across from the Amtrak station in historic Downtown Fullerton.


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