R & J & Z — The cast of the upcoming performance of the Colgate University Theater production “R & J & Z” prepare for their parts. The show picks up after Act V of “Romeo and Juliet.” (Photo submitted)

Zombie inspired ‘Romeo and Juliet’ starts March 2 at Colgate

Published Feb 22, 2018 at 4:00pm

HAMILTON — The Colgate University Theater production “R & J & Z” takes place on March 2, 3, 6, 7 and 8. All showings are at 7 p.m., and are free and open to the public though reservations are recommended. Performances are held in Brehmer Theatre at Dana Arts Center. Ticket reservations can be made at www.eventbrite.com.

“R & J & Z” is a new zombie inspired play in verse written by Melody Bates. Directed by April Sweeney, “R & J & Z” starts at Act V of “Romeo and Juliet” and follows the young couple to a world where death is not always an end.