Eat Slay Zombie by Alinta McGrady

Eat Slay Zombie by Alinta McGrady

‘A bowling alley, 2 best friends and a sh*t ton of Zombies.’

Never fear, the @BLKBUNKERBTCHES are here!

The zombie apocalypse has finally happened and TikTok is the sole form of communication. This is a world of zombie kill tally’s, educational doomsday TikTok’s, and out-of-bounds Bunnings. Sheree and Tash are bunking down in a bowling alley, when another survivor turns up, challenging their isolation. Maybe it’s time to explore who, and what else, is out there? With big decisions to make, and no working flamethrower to protect them, how do two blak women navigate a world that is actively trying to kill them?

Eat Slay Zombie is a horror/comedy about colonisation, friendship and state occupation – except it’s zombies.

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SEASON DATES

Monday 4 November - Saturday 9 November 2024

VENUE

Cremorne Theatre, QPAC

DURATION

90 minutes, no interval

AGES

Suitable for 15+

PLAYWRIGHT/ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

Alinta McGrady

DIRECTOR/DESIGNER

Lisa Fa'alafi

DRAMATURG

Alex Bayliss

LIGHTING DESIGNER

Steven May

SOUND DESIGNER

Caleb Bartlett

AV DESIGN

Nevin Howell

STAGE MANAGER

Mikayla Hosking

PRODUCTION MANAGER

Nicola Jones

CAST

Lenesha Duncan

Jalen Sutcliffe

Jade Lomas-Ronan


Alinta McGrady

Alinta McGrady

A Githabul, Migunberri-Yugumbeh woman residing in Meanjin, Alinta McGrady is a seasoned multi-faceted artist and has performed at festivals and events such as Woodford folk festival, Yonder, Quandamooka Festival, Brisbane Festival, Melbourne Comedy Festival and more. With a love of creating Music and Theatre for Children, she has toured regionally with productions Stradbroke Dreamtime with Queensland theatre, Have you Ever Heard a Wombat Sing a music theatre work written by herself, Waveney Yasso and Sue Rider and an Artist in Residency with Powerkids: Little Artists At Play at the Brisbane Powerhouse with Imaginary Theatre. She has worked with the likes of Xavier Rudd and Blue King Brown as a backing vocalist and toured nationally and internationally with Xavier Rudd & the United Nations, along with releasing music and performing as a solo artist weaving stories inspired by Regage, roots, funk and soul.

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2021 and 2022 have been huge years for Alinta, performing with Polytoxic in Demolition for Brisbane Festival and Apocalystick for WOW, creating and recording children’s music with Waveney Yasso in Our backyard and becoming a member of the world renowned collective that is Hot Brown Honey touring nationally and internationally.


Acknowledgements

Playlab Theatre and this project are supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.