The Troll King

 
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High school is hard. Hormones run high, bullies are cruel, and pressure from adults can take its toll. For many, the internet is a safe haven—but it can also be something more sinister. When a young gamer's love goes unrequited, he becomes radicalized by a denizen of the dark web, turning him toward patriarchy. His act of revenge rocks the student body as fantasy and reality collide and a new hero rises up to stop him. An epic play about youth, love, and obsession in the internet age.

120 minutes
6M 3W

 
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Development History

Columbia MFA Second Year Festival
Schapiro Theatre
February 2016
Directed by Ilana Becker

FEATURING:
Kalen Boyd
Abby Eletz
Shelley Fort*
Alisha Giampola*
Betsy Hogg*
Nathaniel Jackson
Aaron Lynn*
Jason Michael Miller
Liz Morgan*
Chris Norwood*
Erik Olson


Bonfire Reading Series
Pipeline Theatre Company
June 2017
Directed by Emily Moler

FEATURING:
Seth Clayton*
Cassie Gilling
Teresa Langford
Jonathan Lee-Pay
Zach Libresco*
Sam Ogilvie
McLean Peterson
Dan Tracy

*appears courtesy of Actors' Equity Association.

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Images courtesy of Kelly Stuart