In a suburban subdivision with identical houses, parents find their teenagers addicted to an online horror video game. The game setting? A subdivision with identical houses. The goal? Smash through an army of zombies to escape the neighborhood for good. But as the line blurs between virtual and reality, both parents and players realize that fear has a life of its own.
Neighborhood 3 features the following professional local actors: Darin Kerr as the Father Type, Christa Weiler as the Mother Type, Zach Vodden as the Son Type, and Ivy McGurran as the Daughter Type. The production is directed by Darin Kerr and assistant directed by Abby Schoenborn. Graphic design and projections are by Michael Nicholson, and costume design is by Abby Schoenborn. Lighting and set designs are by Lindsay Escobar. The Empire Theatre Company is under the artist direction of Chris Berg.
Tickets for Neighborhood 3 are $15 for adults and $12 for students or Empire Arts Center members. They are available online at www.empireartscenter.com/tickets, or by calling the Empire Arts Center box office at (701) 746-5500 weekdays from 9:00am-3:00pm.
The Empire Theatre Company produces a theatrical season annually staffed by professional actors, technicians, musicians, and staff, with an especially unique mission to perform contemporary, thought-provoking plays and musicals. Other shows in the 2013-2014 season are Wonder of the World and Spitfire Grill. For more information about these productions, or to purchase tickets, visit www.empireartscenter.com.
As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, the Empire Arts Center is dedicated to promoting the arts in the greater Grand Forks community. The Empire provides a welcoming venue for other local arts organizations, as well as developing our own artistic programming such as the Empire Theatre Company and the Backstage Project. The Empire is also home to the UND Art Collections Gallery; exhibits from this collection have displayed works by renowned artists such as Andy Warhol and Salvador Dali.