Something’s rotten in Denmark, and it’s the shambling corpses of zombies. Living Dead in Denmark, a play about Shakespearian heroines battling the living dead, will be livestreamed at the College of Charleston, March 12 and 13.

The story, written by She Kills Monsters author Qui Nguyen, is a action-horror follow-up to Shakespeare’s Hamlet. The zombified king of Denmark rises from the grave to take control of his kingdom, only for Fortinbras to resurrect Juliet, Lady MacBeth and Ophelia to fight the new empire.

The play will be directed by Chad Henderson of Columbia’s Trustus Theatre, and will feature College of Charleston faculty and students behind the scenes and on the stage.

Living Dead in Denmark will be livestreamed at 7:30 p.m. both nights. Tickets range from $8-25 and can be purchased online. For more information, email

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