Killing Bill

Killing Bill
by Alan Haehnel

Productions (21)
  • Comedy
  • 35 - 45 minutes
  • 4 f, 4 m, 22 either (15-32 actors possible: 1-32 f, 1-32 m)
  • Set: Could range from a bare, Oriental-styled stage to an elaborate raked arrangement.

Killing Bill
by Alan Haehnel

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Productions (21)
  • Comedy
  • 35 - 45 minutes
  • 4 f, 4 m, 22 either (15-32 actors possible: 1-32 f, 1-32 m)
  • Set: Could range from a bare, Oriental-styled stage to an elaborate raked arrangement.

A newspaper reporter is determined to get an interview with Shelley Mackerel, the director of the strangest version of King Lear he's ever seen. As the interview illuminates Shelley's bizarre artistic choices, we see her Lear in all of its pseudo-Eastern glory -- complete with dubbing, karate battles, giant pancakes, and flying forks.

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Pricing Information

Min. Performance Fee* $40
Standard Edition $9.99
Stage Manager Edition $17.99

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Play Details

A newspaper reporter is determined to get an interview with Shelley Mackerel, the director of the strangest version of King Lear he's ever seen. As the interview illuminates Shelley's bizarre artistic choices, we see her Lear in all of its pseudo-Eastern glory -- complete with dubbing, karate battles, giant pancakes, and flying forks.

  • Comedy
  • 35 - 45 minutes
  • 4 f, 4 m, 22 either (15-32 actors possible: 1-32 f, 1-32 m)
  • Set: Could range from a bare, Oriental-styled stage to an elaborate raked arrangement.

Published Reviews

"...a perfectly balanced evening of inspired lunacy."

Judge, Vermont Regional Festival

"[Haehnel] had the audience in the palm of [his] hand!"

Leah Carey, Festival Judge (Vermont)

"What a wild ride!"

Marcel Freda, Peoples Academy

Production History

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MAR 07, 2017 - MAR 21, 2017
Westbrook High School
Westbrook, ME United States
Westbrook High School Westbrook, ME United States
MAY 09, 2014 - MAY 09, 2014
Yorkton Regional High School
Regina, SK , SK Canada
Yorkton Regional High School Regina, SK , SK Canada
APR 10, 2014 - APR 10, 2014
Yorkton Regional High School
Yorkton, SK Canada
Yorkton Regional High School Yorkton, SK Canada
OCT 26, 2013 - NOV 23, 2013
Chieftain Theatre
Bellevue, NE United States
Chieftain Theatre Bellevue, NE United States
JAN 04, 2013 - JAN 12, 2013
Aquinas High School
David City, NE United States
Aquinas High School David City, NE United States
APR 27, 2012 - APR 27, 2012
Coe-Brown Northwood Academy
Gilford, NH United States
Coe-Brown Northwood Academy Gilford, NH United States
MAR 30, 2012 - MAR 30, 2012
Coe-Brown Northwood Academy
Manchester, NH United States
Coe-Brown Northwood Academy Manchester, NH United States
MAR 08, 2012 - MAR 23, 2012
Westbrook High School
Westbrook, ME United States
Westbrook High School Westbrook, ME United States
MAR 08, 2012 - MAR 17, 2012
Coe-Brown Northwood Academy
Northwood, NH United States
Coe-Brown Northwood Academy Northwood, NH United States
MAY 12, 2011 - MAY 14, 2011
Portsmouth High School
Portsmouth, RI United States
Portsmouth High School Portsmouth, RI United States
APR 16, 2010 - APR 16, 2010
South Kingstown High School Drama Club
Falmouth, ME United States
South Kingstown High School Drama Club Falmouth, ME United States
MAR 12, 2010 - MAR 12, 2010
South Kingstown High School
Wakefield, RI United States
South Kingstown High School Wakefield, RI United States
JAN 08, 2010 - JAN 30, 2010
Aitkin High School
Aitkin, MN United States
Aitkin High School Aitkin, MN United States
DEC 05, 2009 - DEC 05, 2009
Chelsea High School
Chelsea, AL United States
Chelsea High School Chelsea, AL United States
NOV 07, 2009 - NOV 07, 2009
Chelsea High School
Chelsea, AL United States
Chelsea High School Chelsea, AL United States
OCT 30, 2009 - DEC 01, 2009
Aquinas High School
David City, NE United States
Aquinas High School David City, NE United States
MAY 02, 2009 - MAY 02, 2009
Cornerstone Youth Theatre Project
Burke, VA United States
Cornerstone Youth Theatre Project Burke, VA United States
MAY 01, 2009 - MAY 02, 2009
Cornerstone Youth Theatre Project
Annandale, VA United States
Cornerstone Youth Theatre Project Annandale, VA United States
NOV 07, 2008 - NOV 07, 2008
West Henderson High School
Cullowhee, NC United States
West Henderson High School Cullowhee, NC United States
NOV 06, 2008 - NOV 06, 2008
Pioneer Middle School
Tustin, CA United States
Pioneer Middle School Tustin, CA United States
FEB 14, 2008 - FEB 14, 2008
Hartford High School
Hartford, VT United States
Hartford High School Hartford, VT United States
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Awards (3)

Vermont Representative to New England Festival (2008)

Vermont State Champion (2008)

Vermont Regional Champion (2008)