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Matt Horgan sings a zombie song

Improvising a Song of the Living Dead! at Dad's Garage



He's played the First Amish Man in Space, and perhaps even more impressively, former President Jimmy Carter (while Jimmy Carter was in the audience!). Now Matt Horgan, ensemble improviser at Dad's Garage, puts character to paper in co-scripting (with Travis Sharp) Song of the Living Dead!: A Zombie Musical. The musical, directed by Kate Warner with music composed by Eric Frampton, runs June 6-July 5.

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