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Weekly Guide: Surviving a zombie outbreak with Paul Cosca

With all the ghouls, zombies and ghosts bopping around, Halloween is a happening holiday. There will be plenty to keep Chicagoans busy over the weekend, perhaps some created a prize-winning costume. But, do any know what it takes to survive the zombie apocalypse? Paul Cosca sure did. He is the writer and director of Alive, an intimate zombie experience, which is performed at The Think Tank theater in Ravenswood. Cosca is also the artistic director of Brikenbrak Theatre Project and the managing director of The Think Tank. He served as the Weekly Guide and he gave Eight Forty-Eight his tips for a truly terrifying weekend.

Cosca's picks include:

Audience Annihilated Part One: Women Only Train  performed by the Dream Theatre Company

Take a trip to Fear City Chicago, a haunted house in Morton Grove.


Alive performed by the Brikenbrak Theatre Project at The Think Tank theater in Ravenswood.


Head out to the movies and see Paranormal Activity 3.


Stay in for AMC's Halloween marathon.

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