Shooter

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Shooter-coverimageOn a sunny weekday afternoon Jim Bender stands in front of the local high school. Jim sees a teenage boy lurch towards the school entrance, two shotguns beneath a trench coat. In a moment’s decision Jim brandishes his own firearm and shoots the teenage boy. Jim Bender stops a shooter-massacre before it happens. Jim Bender is a hero.

But then people learn the truth. And the truth is not what they need it to be.

Shooter asks: are today’s shooter-massacres the result of a malformed and destabilized male identity? With each and every violent shooter-massacre carried out by a man, Shooter questions the relationship of today’s gun violence to a crisis of the male identity. Do men know how to behave like men anymore?

What will happen to men?

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Drama
Full-length, 90 minutes
5M
Single set

Jan 2017, The Workshop Theater

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Production History

March 2018, NYC World and NYC premiere at Theaterlab as produced by ManyTracks and directed by Katrin Hilbe.
January 2017, NYC Presented read at The Workshop Theater as part of their Sundays@Six program, as arranged by Michael Gnat, and directed by Katrin Hilbe.

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