The Chasm

The Chasm by Alan Haehnel

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Productions (16)
Drama
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40 - 50 minutes
13 f, 6 m, 11 either (21-30 actors possible: 10-25 f, 4-23 m)
Content Notes: Adult content
Set: Platforms and a wall indicating a mountain pass -- could be abstract or literal.

Set in the harsh era of Beowulf, the decimated tribe of Albin flees for its life from Hrothgar's ruthless army. When they reach a seemingly impassable chasm, the tribe members are faced with an awful choice. Do the stronger members scale the chasm, leaving the weak behind, or do they all sacrifice themselves to die together with honor? An engrossing tale of loyalty, faith, and perseverance.

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Play Details

Set in the harsh era of Beowulf, the decimated tribe of Albin flees for its life from Hrothgar's ruthless army. When they reach a seemingly impassable chasm, the tribe members are faced with an awful choice. Do the stronger members scale the chasm, leaving the weak behind, or do they all sacrifice themselves to die together with honor? An engrossing tale of loyalty, faith, and perseverance.

  • Drama
  • |
  • 40 - 50 minutes
  • 13 f, 6 m, 11 either (21-30 actors possible: 10-25 f, 4-23 m)
  • Content Notes: Adult content
  • Set: Platforms and a wall indicating a mountain pass -- could be abstract or literal.

Published Reviews

"A strong, meaningful and memorable world...a marked maturity, complexity and depth."

Steve Stettler, Vermont State Drama Festival

"A serious drama dealing with the basic issues of trust and belief."

Susan Rule, Vermont State Drama Festival

Production History

APR 05, 2019 - MAY 11, 2019
Swift Current Comprehensive High School Cafetorium
Swift Current, SK Canada
Swift Current Comprehensive High School Cafetorium Swift Current, SK Canada
MAR 02, 2017 - MAR 02, 2017
Elmira District Secondary School
Cambridge, ON Canada
Elmira District Secondary School Cambridge, ON Canada
NOV 30, 2016 - DEC 03, 2016
Brandon High Theatre Department
Hattiesburg, MS United States
Brandon High Theatre Department Hattiesburg, MS United States
NOV 19, 2016 - DEC 03, 2016
Battle Creek Public Schools
Battle Creek, NE United States
Battle Creek Public Schools Battle Creek, NE United States
MAY 28, 2016 - MAY 28, 2016
Routt Catholic High School
Jacksonville, IL United States
Routt Catholic High School Jacksonville, IL United States
NOV 12, 2015 - NOV 13, 2015
Rachel Carson Middle School
Herndon, VA United States
Rachel Carson Middle School Herndon, VA United States
JUL 01, 2013 - JUL 31, 2013
Richmond Hill High School
Richmond Hill, GA United States
Richmond Hill High School Richmond Hill, GA United States
MAR 03, 2012 - MAR 10, 2012
Fitchburg High School Theatre
Fitchburg, MA United States
Fitchburg High School Theatre Fitchburg, MA United States
NOV 15, 2011 - DEC 03, 2011
Brandon High School
Brandon, MS United States
Brandon High School Brandon, MS United States
APR 30, 2010 - MAY 14, 2010
Winston Churchill High School
Lethbridge, AB Canada
Winston Churchill High School Lethbridge, AB Canada
DEC 05, 2009 - DEC 10, 2009
Papillion-LaVista Public School Warehouse
Papillion, NE United States
Papillion-LaVista Public School Warehouse Papillion, NE United States
NOV 14, 2009 - NOV 14, 2009
Park View High School/ Drama
South Hill, VA United States
Park View High School/ Drama South Hill, VA United States
OCT 31, 2009 - OCT 31, 2009
Park View High School/ Drama
Lawrenceville, VA United States
Park View High School/ Drama Lawrenceville, VA United States
JUN 27, 2008 - JUN 27, 2008
Coastal Carolina University
Conway, SC United States
Coastal Carolina University Conway, SC United States
APR 20, 2008 - APR 22, 2008
Theatre Newfoundland Labrador
Corner Brook, NF Canada
Theatre Newfoundland Labrador Corner Brook, NF Canada
FEB 15, 2007 - FEB 15, 2007
Hartford High School
Hartford, VT United States
Hartford High School Hartford, VT United States
No upcoming productions.
No professional productions.

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