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Philly Fringe Vital Stats: Greg Day

Posted August 20th, 2010

In this series, get to know your 2010 Philly Fringe artists. Today, Greg Day of the Dawson Street Dramatic Society, whose work unites hippiedom and zombies in a look at what happens when the undead come for us. Download their podcasts for a taste . . . of brains!

Name: Greg Day.

Age: 23.

Where do you live now? Manayunk.

Where were you born? Annapolis, Maryland.

What’s your show title?
Dead Air: The Final Broadcast of the Zombie Apocalypse.

What’s your favorite alcoholic beverage?
“There’s something about an Old Fashioned . . .”

What was the last performance you saw?
Widespread Panic at The Tower, and No Exit by Jean Paul Sartre.

What’s your favorite Philly intersection?
Fairmount Street near Eastern State!

What’s the worst thing you ever did for money?
Sang the Cold Stone Creamery tip song.

Do you have relatives more famous than you?
Doris Day was my father’s mother.

What’s your least favorite country, and why?
The French and most of Europe.

If you weren’t an artist, what would your job be?
A wheeling and dealing sweaty salesman.

What’s the most disgusting thing you’ve ever seen on SEPTA?
Someone, not me, in the seat facing the rest of the late train, vomiting up blackened Chinese food on Saint Paddy’s Day, that was definitely not me.

DEAD AIR runs September 3, 4, 10, 17, and 18. September 3 opening at Dawson Street Dramatic Society, 100 Dawson Street, Manyunk. Other shows at Connie’s Ric Rac, 1132 South 9th Street, Italian Market. Various times, $10. For tickets, click here.

–Nicholas Gilewicz

Photo courtesy Greg Day.