Posts Tagged plays about school shootings

Press coverage for “Code Red” reading

My short play THE CELLPHONES OF THE DEAD is included the collection of short plays about school shootings that is being performed across the country.

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Here’s a story in The Roanoke Times in advance of the April 20 reading in Roanoke, Virginia.

More on THE CELLPHONES OF THE DEAD and the background of this project here.

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Photo from my short play in Ireland

George Hynes in "A Chalkboard Scribbled in Blood." Photo by Catriona Bonner.

George Hynes in “A Chalkboard Scribbled in Blood.” Photo by Catriona Bonner.

George Hynes, again.

George Hynes, again.

My one-minute play A CHALKBOARD SCRIBBLED IN BLOOD was performed Nov. 6-9 by Rabbit’s Riot Theatre in Ireland, with three shows in Slingo and one in Manorhamilton.

Here’s George Hynes in action in my very dark piece inspired by the Sandy Hook school shooting.

The theatre sent this word: “It went fantastic! Got amazing audience feedback! Thank you for writing such a moving piece!”

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My first production in Ireland

The poster for the festival.

The poster for the festival.

I’m about to get produced in Ireland for the first time. My very short play A CHALKBOARD SCRIBBLED IN BLOOD has been selected for a festival there in November.

The festival is run by Rabbit’s Riot Theatre Company. The theme is “Our Generation,” and features 15 “tiny plays” on that theme. Sadly, mine fits because it’s about a school shooting. I wrote it the night of the Sandy Hook school shooting in 2012.

The productions will be November 6-8 in Sligo and November 9 in Manorhamilton. Both locations are in northwest Ireland.

More below!

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