The Long View
by Alan Haehnel

Productions (73)
  • Drama
  • 40 - 60 minutes
  • 10 f, 11 m (15-21 actors possible: 5-15 f, 5-12 m)
  • Set: Bare stage -- just a couple of chairs.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-309-0

The Long View
by Alan Haehnel

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Productions (73)
  • Drama
  • 40 - 60 minutes
  • 10 f, 11 m (15-21 actors possible: 5-15 f, 5-12 m)
  • Set: Bare stage -- just a couple of chairs.

On a seemingly ordinary day, an explosive fight occurs at a high school when Travis, a bully, confronts his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend, Nate. Though the actual encounter lasts only a moment, the effects of the incident linger in the memories and lives of all those who witnessed it. Through a series of short scenes and monologues, this powerful play explores the repercussions, both short term and long, of a single event in a young person's life. At the play's end, the physical confrontation is illustrated once more, but now with a much broader perspective.

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On a seemingly ordinary day, an explosive fight occurs at a high school when Travis, a bully, confronts his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend, Nate. Though the actual encounter lasts only a moment, the effects of the incident linger in the memories and lives of all those who witnessed it. Through a series of short scenes and monologues, this powerful play explores the repercussions, both short term and long, of a single event in a young person's life. At the play's end, the physical confrontation is illustrated once more, but now with a much broader perspective.

  • Drama
  • 40 - 60 minutes
  • 10 f, 11 m (15-21 actors possible: 5-15 f, 5-12 m)
  • Set: Bare stage -- just a couple of chairs.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-309-0

Published Reviews

"A vivid, excruciatingly honest rendition of a slice of American life... Overall, one of the most beautiful dramatic pieces of its time. It's moving, honest, disturbing, gritty, sad, hopeful and always real."

Michael J. Curtiss, Vermont State Festival Adjudicator

"Like a magnifying glass observed from radically different perspectives, you took us from the focal point of an explosive event to its consequences in people's lives in the broader context of time and then brought us back again. Thank you for a powerful and thought-provoking performance."

New England Drama Council Commendation

"This is an excellent metaphor for all our lives -- the human comedy unfolded before us and how one act can effect so many people."

William Menezes, Vermont State Festival Adjudicator

"I want to thank you for bringing real life, real pain, real hope."

Charlie McMeekin, Vermont State Festival Director

Production History

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Location
OCT 12, 2017 - OCT 14, 2017
Centennial
Roswell, GA United States
Centennial Roswell, GA United States
MAY 18, 2017 - MAY 18, 2017
Oaks Christian High School
Westlake Village, CA United States
Oaks Christian High School Westlake Village, CA United States
MAY 12, 2017 - MAY 12, 2017
Woodstock Collegiate Institute
Woodstock, ON Canada
Woodstock Collegiate Institute Woodstock, ON Canada
APR 19, 2017 - APR 20, 2017
Chaparral HS
Parker, CO United States
Chaparral HS Parker, CO United States
APR 10, 2017 - APR 14, 2017
North Country Union High School
Newport, VT United States
North Country Union High School Newport, VT United States
JAN 06, 2017 - JAN 06, 2017
Long Reach High School
Towson, MD United States
Long Reach High School Towson, MD United States
OCT 28, 2016 - OCT 28, 2016
Charlton County High School
Folkston, GA United States
Charlton County High School Folkston, GA United States
MAY 05, 2016 - MAY 13, 2016
Saugeen District Secondary School
Port Elgin, ON Canada
Saugeen District Secondary School Port Elgin, ON Canada
APR 21, 2016 - APR 22, 2016
Jacksonville High School
Jacksonville, AR United States
Jacksonville High School Jacksonville, AR United States
JAN 18, 2016 - JAN 19, 2016
Port Moody Secondary School
Port Moody, BC Canada
Port Moody Secondary School Port Moody, BC Canada
NOV 07, 2015 - NOV 22, 2015
Rockbridge County High School
Lexington, VA United States
Rockbridge County High School Lexington, VA United States
MAY 09, 2015 - MAY 09, 2015
East Rockingham High School Theatre
Elkton, VA United States
East Rockingham High School Theatre Elkton, VA United States
MAR 01, 2015 - MAR 05, 2015
Paducah tilghman high School
Paducah, KY United States
Paducah tilghman high School Paducah, KY United States
FEB 12, 2015 - FEB 12, 2015
Cheyenne Mountain High School
Colorado Springs, CO United States
Cheyenne Mountain High School Colorado Springs, CO United States
FEB 06, 2015 - FEB 07, 2015
Yorktown High School
Arlington, VA United States
Yorktown High School Arlington, VA United States
JAN 09, 2015 - JAN 09, 2015
Trinity High School
Trinit, NC United States
Trinity High School Trinit, NC United States
NOV 11, 2014 - NOV 11, 2014
South Paulding High School
Douglasville, GA United States
South Paulding High School Douglasville, GA United States
OCT 17, 2014 - JAN 17, 2015
Yorktown High School
Arlington, VA United States
Yorktown High School Arlington, VA United States
SEP 25, 2014 - SEP 26, 2014
Mountain View High School
Lawrenceville,, GA United States
Mountain View High School Lawrenceville,, GA United States
MAY 29, 2014 - MAY 29, 2014
Yorktown High School
Arlington, VA United States
Yorktown High School Arlington, VA United States
MAY 08, 2014 - MAY 10, 2014
Pope John XXIII High School
Katy, TX United States
Pope John XXIII High School Katy, TX United States
MAY 07, 2014 - MAY 20, 2014
St. John's-Ravenscourt School
Winnipeg, MB Canada
St. John's-Ravenscourt School Winnipeg, MB Canada
MAY 01, 2014 - MAY 03, 2014
Otter Valley Union High School
Branond , VT United States
Otter Valley Union High School Branond , VT United States
MAR 20, 2014 - MAR 20, 2014
North Brunswick High School
Oak Island, NC United States
North Brunswick High School Oak Island, NC United States
JAN 15, 2014 - JAN 15, 2014
Port Moody Secondary School
Port Moody, BC Canada
Port Moody Secondary School Port Moody, BC Canada
NOV 16, 2013 - NOV 16, 2013
Goochland High School
Goochland, VA United States
Goochland High School Goochland, VA United States
OCT 31, 2013 - NOV 02, 2013
North Cobb Christian School
Kennesaw, GA United States
North Cobb Christian School Kennesaw, GA United States
MAY 17, 2013 - MAY 17, 2013
Amarillo High School
Amarillo, TX United States
Amarillo High School Amarillo, TX United States
MAY 15, 2013 - MAY 16, 2013
White Rock Elementary
Surrey, BC Canada
White Rock Elementary Surrey, BC Canada
MAY 08, 2013 - MAY 08, 2013
Scottsbluff High School
Scottsbluff, NE United States
Scottsbluff High School Scottsbluff, NE United States
APR 19, 2013 - APR 19, 2013
Holt High School
Wentzville, MO United States
Holt High School Wentzville, MO United States
MAR 07, 2013 - MAR 09, 2013
Holt High School
Wentzville, MO United States
Holt High School Wentzville, MO United States
MAR 01, 2013 - MAR 01, 2013
Holt High School
Wentzville, MO United States
Holt High School Wentzville, MO United States
FEB 02, 2013 - FEB 02, 2013
Algona Community School District
Algona, IA United States
Algona Community School District Algona, IA United States
JAN 19, 2013 - JAN 19, 2013
Algona Community School District
Algona, IA United States
Algona Community School District Algona, IA United States
JAN 18, 2013 - FEB 08, 2013
MACCRAY
Clara City, MN United States
MACCRAY Clara City, MN United States
NOV 09, 2012 - NOV 10, 2012
Cedar Falls High School
Cedar Falls, IA United States
Cedar Falls High School Cedar Falls, IA United States
OCT 25, 2012 - OCT 27, 2012
Owensboro High School
Owensboro, KY United States
Owensboro High School Owensboro, KY United States
OCT 06, 2012 - OCT 17, 2012
Grovetown High School
Harlem, GA United States
Grovetown High School Harlem, GA United States
JUN 22, 2012 - JUN 22, 2012
Coastal Carolina University - Div. Of Academic Outreach
Myrtle Beach, SC United States
Coastal Carolina University - Div. Of Academic Outreach Myrtle Beach, SC United States
MAY 31, 2012 - MAY 31, 2012
Eastern Randolph High School
Ramseur, NC United States
Eastern Randolph High School Ramseur, NC United States
APR 14, 2012 - APR 14, 2012
Hildebrandt Intermediate
Klein, TX United States
Hildebrandt Intermediate Klein, TX United States
MAR 01, 2012 - MAR 31, 2012
Agawam High School
Agawam, MA United States
Agawam High School Agawam, MA United States
FEB 04, 2012 - FEB 04, 2012
Neff Middle School
San Antonio, TX United States
Neff Middle School San Antonio, TX United States
NOV 19, 2011 - NOV 21, 2011
Euclid High School Little Theater
Euclid, OH United States
Euclid High School Little Theater Euclid, OH United States
NOV 10, 2011 - NOV 11, 2011
Birch Run High School
Birch Run, MI United States
Birch Run High School Birch Run, MI United States
JUL 31, 2011 - AUG 06, 2011
Longmont Theatre Company
Mead, CO United States
Longmont Theatre Company Mead, CO United States
JUL 06, 2011 - JUL 06, 2011
Christchurch Girls' High School
Christchurcch, New Zealand
Christchurch Girls' High School Christchurcch, New Zealand
MAY 13, 2011 - MAY 13, 2011
Oaks Christian High School
Westlake Village, CA United States
Oaks Christian High School Westlake Village, CA United States
APR 08, 2011 - APR 08, 2011
Gouverneur High School
Gouverneur, NY United States
Gouverneur High School Gouverneur, NY United States
APR 08, 2011 - APR 12, 2011
Clavet Senior Drama
Clavet, SK Canada
Clavet Senior Drama Clavet, SK Canada
MAR 10, 2011 - MAR 10, 2011
Mesa High School Drama
Mesa, AZ United States
Mesa High School Drama Mesa, AZ United States
MAR 09, 2011 - MAR 09, 2011
Jay School Dept.
Jay, ME United States
Jay School Dept. Jay, ME United States
FEB 18, 2011 - MAR 22, 2011
Mesa High School Drama
Mesa, AZ United States
Mesa High School Drama Mesa, AZ United States
FEB 03, 2011 - FEB 04, 2011
Whitley County High School Drama
Williamsburg, KY United States
Whitley County High School Drama Williamsburg, KY United States
JAN 12, 2011 - JAN 12, 2011
University Prep
Seattle, WA United States
University Prep Seattle, WA United States
JAN 07, 2011 - JAN 08, 2011
Henry Ford II Performing Arts Center
Sterling Heights, MI United States
Henry Ford II Performing Arts Center Sterling Heights, MI United States
NOV 30, 2010 - DEC 01, 2010
Carson Performing Arts- Carson High School
Carson City, NV United States
Carson Performing Arts- Carson High School Carson City, NV United States
NOV 16, 2010 - DEC 04, 2010
Lexington High School
Lexington, NE United States
Lexington High School Lexington, NE United States
OCT 30, 2010 - OCT 30, 2010
Bothell High School
Bothell, WA United States
Bothell High School Bothell, WA United States
OCT 13, 2010 - DEC 04, 2010
Hazel Green High School
Hazel Green, AL United States
Hazel Green High School Hazel Green, AL United States
OCT 01, 2010 - OCT 31, 2010
Gouverneur High School
Gouverneur, NY United States
Gouverneur High School Gouverneur, NY United States
JUL 08, 2010 - JUL 09, 2010
Second Storey Youth Theatre
Launceston, TAS Australia
Second Storey Youth Theatre Launceston, TAS Australia
MAY 08, 2010 - MAY 08, 2010
Spotswood High School
Harrisonburg, VA United States
Spotswood High School Harrisonburg, VA United States
MAY 06, 2010 - MAY 07, 2010
Egmont Melton Performing Arts Centre - Kolbe Catholic College
Rockingham, Australia
Egmont Melton Performing Arts Centre - Kolbe Catholic College Rockingham, Australia
MAR 25, 2010 - MAR 26, 2010
Hopewell Middle School
Round Rock, TX United States
Hopewell Middle School Round Rock, TX United States
MAR 14, 2010 - MAR 14, 2010
Franklin High School
New Brunswick, NJ United States
Franklin High School New Brunswick, NJ United States
JAN 29, 2010 - JAN 30, 2010
Andover High School
Andover, MN United States
Andover High School Andover, MN United States
OCT 31, 2009 - OCT 31, 2009
Sun Valley HIgh School
Salisbury, NC United States
Sun Valley HIgh School Salisbury, NC United States
OCT 31, 2009 - NOV 01, 2009
Mills E. Godwin High School
Reston, VA United States
Mills E. Godwin High School Reston, VA United States
OCT 27, 2009 - OCT 27, 2009
Atlantic High School Theater
Port Orange, FL United States
Atlantic High School Theater Port Orange, FL United States
OCT 21, 2009 - NOV 07, 2009
Mount Tabor High School
Winston-Salem, NC United States
Mount Tabor High School Winston-Salem, NC United States
FEB 12, 2009 - FEB 12, 2009
Hartford High School
White River Junction, VT United States
Hartford High School White River Junction, VT United States
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Centennial
Roswell, GA United States
Centennial Roswell, GA United States
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Awards (2)

Winner, Vermont State One-Act Festival (2009)

New England One-Act Exhibition (2009)

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