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Theater of Death was founded in 2014 by musician and impresario, Joe West.  

Originally its home was the Engine House Theatre in Madrid, New Mexico where 

the company dedicated its first 7 years creating original short plays of horror and comedy in the tradition of the French Theatre du Grand Guignol. In 2021 the company left Madrid as its home base and is now producing shows wherever the opportunity presents itself.


Artistic Director- Joe West

Technical Staff-Doug Speer, Laine Patterson, Timothy Willis, Lance Highers, Bill Adams JR.

Advertising- Richard Weigers

Financial Director/Dramaturg- Stuart Graw

Ticketing- Doug and Sherilee Speer

Merchandise- Judy Henry

Actors/musicians past and present-

Richard Wiegers, Caiti Lord, Todd Anderson, Diane Lotti, Teresa Finley, Betsy Scarinzi, Steve Shephard, Lance Highers, Raymond Schwartz, David Ode, Andrew Wice, Stephen Rommell, Wendy Ludlow, Mike The Canman Burney, Leslye Sneider, Johnny Broomdust, Lori Ottino, Tina Rodriguez, James Hayes, Decimus Varo, JoAnna Conte, Tim Arnold, Westin McDowell, Danial Jaramillo, Stephen Pitts,  Anthony Leon, Kevin Jones, Uncle, Liam Merkle, Busy McCarroll, Chris Routeson, Dennis Pettas, Denise Lord, Stephen Jules Career Rubin, David Gordon, Alex Briceno, Rosemary Carroll, Bett Williams, Nick Avery-Bucher, Amanda Bramble, Andy Bramble and more!


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