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Urgent Zombie Recruitment Notice

Haley Rauch ’15 writes in that you don’t have to wait until Zombies vs. Humans to undead yo’self: 

CASTING OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL! Oddfellows Playhouse is calling all zombie lovers for William Shakespeare’s Land of the Dead: A True Account of the Zombie Plague of 1599. With only one rehearsal–Nov. 6, 7, or 8 from 6:30pm to 10:30pm– you can be a zombie ensemble member for at least one show! No audition necessary. Performances are November 9, 10, 15, 16 and 17. All rehearsals and performances are at Oddfellows Playhouse in Middletown. Come and have some gory fun!

For more information, call Matt Pugliese at 860-347-6143 or email him at matt(at)oddfellows(dot)org ASAP.

Male Actors Needed for Oddfellows Production: “A Civil War Christmas”

Wesleying received a call for auditions from the Oddfellows Playhouse’s Teen Repertory Company:

Ever wanted to be in a musical rendition of the Christmas of 1864? Now’s your chance! Oddfellows Playhouse needs male actors in its production of “A Civil War Christmas,” to be performed in December. Come lend your acting and musical talent to this intergenerational cast. Rehearsals are Monday and Wednesday evenings. More information can be obtained from the director Peter Loffredo at ptloffredo(at)att(dot)net.

The Sky is Falling

Shit, the roof's leaking again!

First, they told you that igloos weren’t safe.  Then, they told you the outdoors weren’t safe (and then made you go to class in those unsafe conditions).  But did they tell you that the insides of (non-snow) buildings weren’t safe either?

The Middletown Eye reports that the roof of a building on Main Street collapsed, as shown above.

“We were up on the third floor and we saw the beams start to sag” said Mike Dipiro, owner of a building at 505 Main Street which collapsed this morning.  “And then we saw it crack.  I told Chris (Conley) to run, and I called 911.”

“We just got down from the roof and I felt the blast,” said Sammy Bajraktarevic, owner of the Luce building and restaurant.  “And I felt the blast.  I was holding an umbrella and my first instinct was to hold the umbrella up to protect me from the blast.  And I started screaming at the top of my lungs.  I was screaming for Mike because I thought he was in front of the building.”

“I was standing in front of the building, and the firefighters heard it,”  Dipiro said.  “They said to run and I did, and then it just blew right across the street.  The bricks were flying.”

The third floor was used as a storeroom for Oddfellows Playhouse, so it lost 36 years worth of costumes and props in the collapse.