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Dreamtime
AuthorOFF THE WALL PLAYS, - Other Plays by this Author - Contact Author
FormatFull-length.
SynopsisThe story is inspired by the murders of Dartmouth professors Half and Susanne Zantop, January 2001. Two high school boys from Vermont came to their home under false pretenses and murdered them for a hundred dollars in cash. The murders were, of course, notorious. They followed on the heels of the Columbine murders and since then there has been practically an epidemic of senseless murders by young people in the USA. This is a play script about teen murder. There’s a fine line between a dream and reality, well that is until there isn’t… that is until your dreams no longer serve their purpose as a subconscious escape and instead prey on your psyche: creating a world you can neither inhabit nor feel a firm part of. Willy and Noah are young white youths, trying to both define themselves and make a stamp on their society. They dream of joining the American Nazi party. Both boys have dreams – they need something to make them stand out. They dream of doing something big. They dream of it day and night. Until it becomes hard to tell whether they’re awake or dreaming… Both Willy and Noah tread the barrier in this play about the consequences of blurring the lines that separate delusions from actuality. Was their sense of self elevated in their dream state? Were Noah and Willy just plain bored with their reality? Or did they forget where in the world they truly belonged, when they made a choice that would affect them and two German professors? Dreamtime explores what happens when two doubtful aspiring American Nazi youths take certainty and uncertainty into their hands…and the cost of human life in between.
InformationTragedyBased on real people/events
CastSix actors 3M 1F and two extras who play all the smaller parts (minimum 6)
Willy and Noah, two youths. A professor and his wife. And smaller parts
Production A space that represents The Mountain, The Cell, and Joerg and Greta’s Home. Many other locations are suggested. The fluid use of space is effective since scenes and dialogue constantly overlap.
StatusAvailable for performance
Websiteoffthewallplays.com/2016/07/16/dreamtime-play-script-about-teen-murder/
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1_pdfsam_dreamtime full script.pdfWed, 17th Aug 2016Dreamtime half scriptAvailable to print: £0.00Download here
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