ONE MAN WALKING DEAD
Starring: Mark Meer
Written by: TJ Dawe & Mark Meer
Directed by: TJ Dawe
Produced by: Rapid Fire Theatre
The Dead walk! Society has crumbled and ravenous corpses rule… Can a ragtag band of survivors make their way in an undead world where they are at the bottom of the food chain? Known to gamers worldwide as Commander Shepard in Bioware’s Mass Effect Trilogy, actor Mark Meer bites into a script by Fringe favourite T.J. Dawe – a one-man parody of the zombie TV series spawned by the zombie comic book.
MARK MEER is known worldwide as the voice of Commander Shepard, Blasto, Niftu Cal, the Vorcha, and more in Bioware’s acclaimed Mass Effect Trilogy. He also plays multiple roles throughout the Dragon Age and Baldur’s Gate series, and stars in the ongoing post-acopalyptic survival game The Long Dark from Hinterland Studio. Other voice work includes Beamdog’s Baldur’s Gate: Siege of Dragonspear, Bioware’s Jade Empire, Blue Wizard Digital’s hit 1980’s slasher-horror homage Slayaway Camp, and Chapterhouse Studio’s new animated series, Captain Canuck: The Prometheus Protocol. Mark is a co-creator, writer, and star of the award-winning Canadian TV series, Tiny Plastic Men. He is a writer and cast member on APTN’s acclaimed sketch comedy show CAUTION: May Contain Nuts, and a veteran of CBC Radio’s nationally-broadcast comedy program, The Irrelevant Show. Mark is a five-time nominee for the Canadian Comedy Award for Best Male Improvisor, and a longtime member of renowned improv troupes Rapid Fire Theatre and Die-Nasty: The Improvised Soap Opera. His film credits include A Frosty Affair (with Jewel Staite) and the cult classic FUBAR 2.
TJ DAWE has been performing at the Edmonton Fringe for many years, with such shows as The Slipknot, Medicine, Marathon, Roller Coaster, and A Canadian Bartender at Butlin’s. He’s worked on a variety of pop culture parody shows as a writer and director, including The One Man Star Wars Trilogy, One Man Stranger Things (also playing at this year’s Edmonton Fringe) and Musical Thrones: A Parody of Ice and Fire, which played at the Dru Phillips Centre in January.