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Win Passes to See PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES, Thurs. 10/29/15 (10/28/2015) - Dark Chicago has received some passes for a special (very early) advanced screening of the film adaptation of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES; to secure yours, go to sonyscreenings.com/PPZ1029, or go to WWW.GOFOBO.COM/RSVP and enter RSVP Code: PPZ1029 A zombie outbreak has fallen upon the land in this reimagining of Jane Austen’s classic tale of the tangled... Read more » Zombie Seinfeld at the Gorilla Tango Theatre (10/16/2015) - SEINFELD Meets THE WALKING DEAD…Not That There’s Anything Wrong With That! Manhattan is overrun with a zombie apocalypse and the cast from television’s ‘Seinfeld’ is right in the middle of it! Is Jerry’s girlfriend stringing him along, or does she really possess an anti-zombie vaccine? Will George successfully trick Mr. Steinbrenner into thinking he’s a... Read more » Win FREE Passes to An Advance Screening of Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (10/16/2015) - Dark Chicago has received passes to a special advance screening of the upcoming horror/comedy SCOUTS GUIDE TO THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE on Wednesday, October 28th. This screening will feature exclusive footage from the film, a Scouts photo op and promotional items exclusive to this event. Three scouts and lifelong friends join forces with one badass cocktail... Read more » 4th Annual Zombies vs. Vampires Halloween Pub Crawl (9/23/2015) - Chicago’s 4th annual Zombies Vs. Vampires Halloween Pub Crawl takes place on October 24, 2014 starting at 2 pm. Save $10 during checkout by entering the promo code: CH2015 Purchase tickets at www.CostumeCrawls.com Admission includes: Chance to win a $500 cash prize for best costume Bloody-red tickets for the chance to win great prizes Custom... Read more » Chicago Frights Zombie Walk (7/2/2015) - Do you LOVE zombies? Do you watch TV and cheer for the “Walking Dead?” Do you dream of being undead and walking among the living? Well here is your chance! Bring out your inner monster and walk with attendees at the area’s new haunt and Halloween convention, Chicago Frights! In collaboration with Chicago Zombie March, Chicago... Read more » Saturday, June 20th Is a Good Day to Be a Spooky Person In Chicago! (6/14/2015) - This Saturday, June 20th, is a GREAT day in Chicago if you tend to like your entertainment on the spooky side! First, there’s the 8th annual Chicago Zombie March from 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm, starting at The Bean in Millennium Park. Facebook Event page HERE. Then there’s the Sinister Fate all ages show at... Read more » 7th Annual Zombie Prom Chicago, June 20th at The Cubby Bear! (4/15/2015) - Zombie Army Productions will once again be hosting its annual Chicago Zombie Prom at The Cubby Bear (1059 W. Addison, Chicago, IL 60613) on Saturday, June 20th, from 8:00 pm to 2:00 am. As Chicago’s #1 Zombie Event, Zombie Prom is a ghastly, affectionate, cheesy blend of nostalgic high school Americana and the living dead. Zombie... Read more » 8th Annual Chicago Zombie Pub Crawl, May 2 (3/29/2015) - The 8th Annual Chicago Zombie Pub Crawl shambles its way into Andersonville on May 2nd, this year featuring more fetid fun and undead activities than ever, including a makeup & costume contest, zombie scavenger hunt, Walking Dead trivia contest and more! For full information and to get tickets, visit http://www.chicagozombiepubcrawl.com/! WildClaw Theatre presents Scott T. Barsotti’s THE REVENANTS (1/7/2015) - Previewing January 8 & 9, then opening Saturday, January 10th, 7:30pm at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 North Southport, Chicago, IL. Running through February 22, 2015 with performance times Thursday thru Saturday at 7:30pm, and Sunday at 3:00pm. Directed by Brad Akin, and featuring company member Josh Zagoren as Gary, with Elizabeth Birnkrant as Karen, Krista D’Agostino as Molly, and Drew Johnson as... Read more » 8th Annual Chicago Zombie March (1/4/2015) - The 8th Annual Chicago Zombie March has been scheduled for June 20, 2015. Stay current on updates by joining the Official CZM Group and the 2015 CZM Event Page. You can get CZM8 keepsakes like shirts (all kinds), mugs, tote bags, throw pillows and more HERE. The Dead Walk Fest 2015 (1/4/2015) - Formerly the Living Dead Film Festival, The Dead Walk Fest is Chicago’s Zombie Festival featuring zombie movies and other zombie-related events, and will take place at the Carl Schurz High School, 3601 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago on March 28 & 29. Full details and information at http://www.deadwalkfest.com. Walker Stalker Con 2015 (12/30/2014) - The Walking Dead-inspired Walker Stalker Con: Zombie, Horror & Sci-Fi Fan Convention returns to Navy Pier on February 21 & 22, 2015. Full details, information & tickets at http://walkerstalkercon.com/chicago/. Chicago Zombie Pub Crawl 8 Date Announced, plus T-Shirt Design Contest (12/29/2014) - pH Productions has set the date for their 8th annual Andersonville Chicago Zombie Pub Crawl – May 2, 2015. They’ve also put out an open call for a t-shirt design to commemorate this year’s CZPC – get the contest details at http://chicagozombiepubcrawl.com/tshirt.html. DOOMSDATE: Kickstarter for Chicago-based RomZomCom Web Series! (11/4/2014) - Doomsdate: The Webseries. Boy meets girl. Boy likes girl. Boy and girl fight zombies.
Doomsdate is a six episode webseries about the beginning of a relationship at the end of the world. It was created by Chicago’s own Carisa Barreca, Kevin Sciretta and Jeff Hadick.
Doomsdate is the classic story of boy meets girl, boy likes [...] Nights of the Stripping Dead 2014 (10/20/2014) - The World Famous Admiral Theatre Celebrates its Sixth Year of “Night of the Stripping Dead”
The World Famous Admiral Theatre known for its gorgeous, totally nude women and outlandish acts and events, Celebrates its Sixth Year of “Night of the Stripping Dead” Halloween Spectacular, at 3940 West Lawrence Ave, Chicago, Illinois. What started as a small [...]Leave A Commentposted in Chicago Zombie News & Events by Chad Savage Night of the Living Dead at Three Brothers Theatre (10/6/2014) - Three Brothers Theatre brings a Haunting Production of a Classic Horror Flick to stage in time for Halloween
Waukegan, IL, 10/03/2014 — Three Brothers is celebrating the Halloween season with a stage adaptation of Night of the Living Dead, opening October 17th and playing through November 1st at 8pm on Fridays and Saturdays. George Romero’s classic movie Night [...]Leave A Commentposted in Zombie Theater by Chad Savage 3rd Annual Zombies vs. Vampires Halloween Pub Crawl (10/1/2014) - [ 10/25/2014; 12:00 am to 11:59 pm. ] The Zombies vs. Vampires Pub Crawl (ZvV) is back with record breaking ticket sales. CostumeCrawls.com and Halloween Hallway are promising ZvV to be the hottest ticket for spine-chilling fun this Halloween season. On Saturday, October 25th, starting at noon, Halloween Hallway will register thousands of Zombies and Vampires.
The ZvV Pub Crawl registration will be held at Halloween Hallway’s [...]Leave A Commentposted in Events by Chad Savage 5th Annual Roosevelt Road Zombie Walk and Pub Crawl (9/26/2014) - [ 10/25/2014 4:30 pm to 10/26/2014 6:30 am. ] Prepare yourself for the 5th Annual Roosevelt Road Zombie Walk and Pub Crawl on Saturday, October 25 starting at 6:45 pm. The event will feature zombie make-up, a pub crawl, food and an after-party at FitzGerald's designed to rival even your fondest memories of Thriller. Participation in the event is $20 pre-pay or $25 at [...]Leave A Commentposted in Chicago Zombie News & Events by Chad Savage Mount Prospect 3rd Annual Save the Brains Zombie Charity Crawl (9/9/2014) - [ 09/27/2014; 5:00 pm; ] Mount Prospect, IL (September 27, 2014) registration for the 3rd annual Mount Prospect Jaycees Save the Brains Zombie Charity Crawl is now underway. Bring your ghoulish style, your blood and your inner zombie and secure a spot to help fight against Cerebral Palsy. Due to tremendous popularity of this event in the past, all zombies [...]Leave A Commentposted in Events by Chad Savage Michael Rooker stars in Carbondale-created THE DRIVING DEAD (8/23/2014) - [ 08/25/2014; ] ACTOR MICHAEL ROOKER TO STAR IN “THE DRIVING DEAD”
New Web Series Slated for August 25 Launch
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (August 22, 2014) – “The Driving Dead,” a new Web series starring actor Michael Rooker, announces it will debut with an extended-length pilot episode on August 25, 2014. Rooker fans will be able to view the pilot and subsequent installments online, exclusively [...]Leave A Commentposted in Chicago Zombie News & Events by Chad Savage