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Blast Radius: Part 2 of The Honeycomb Trilogy - Full Length Play, Drama

Blast Radius: Part 2 of The Honeycomb Trilogy

Mac Rogers

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Full Length Play, Drama

5m, 7f

ISBN: 9780573704970

Blast Radius is the second part of Mac Rogers' science fiction epic The Honeycomb Trilogy, three standalone plays set in the same universe chronicling a primal conflict that will redefine the nature of the human race.

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Description

Full Length Play

Drama

Science Fiction

More than 120 minutes (2 hours)

Time Period - New Millennium/21st Century

Settings Of Play - The Cooke family’s living room in Coral Gables, FL twelve years after the events of Advance Man.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Interior Set

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult

PERFORMANCE GROUP

College Theatre / Student, Professional Theatre

Picking up twelve years after the events of Advance Man, Blast Radius follows a sister and a brother at mortal odds in an Earth radically changed by an alien occupation. Ronnie leads a desperate human insurgency that might have finally found the weapon that will turn the tide - at a terrible cost. Abbie, who has allied himself with the conquering alien race, may have found a chilling solution that will end human resistance for good. Action-packed and emotionally charged, Blast Radius is the story of a family and a world at war with itself. 

REVIEWS 

"CRITICS PCIK! It’s a credit to the propulsive plotting that amid debates about dissent, love and honesty, the question 'Blast Radius' most frequently prompts is simply: What happens next?” - The New York Times, Read More

“Rogers, Williams, and their superb ensemble thrive in what is essentially a wartime love story in which lethal circumstances yield earnest emotions and heartbreaking betrayals." - Backstage, Read More
 
"Blast Radius is a moving piece of theatre that pays a deep respect to its genre, but ultimately transcends it. Jordana Williams’ tight pacing and beautiful direction squeezes out every ounce of hurt, love, and emotion that Rogers' script has afforded them. This triumphant production shows that, while we’re dealing with complex things that are out of this world, the heart of any great sci-fi piece, or for that matter any great drama, is its simple humanity." Indie Theater Now, Read More


The Honeycomb Trilogy was originally presented by Gideon Productions in three separate productions over the first half of 2012 at The Secret Theatre in Long Island City, NY. Blast Radius premiered in March 2012 under the direction of Jordana Williams.

Characters

CASTING

5m, 7f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Multicultural casting

CASTING NOTES

The Cooke family members can be any race/ethnicity. It would probably work best if they look biologically related.

RONNIE COOKE – 30, female
ABBIE COOKE – 27, male
AMELIA COOKE – 50s, female
CONOR – 50s, male, any ethnicity
PECK – 20s to 40s, male, any ethnicity
SHIRLEY – late 50s to early 60s, female, any ethnicity
CLEM – 20s, female, any ethnicity
FEE – 20s, female, any ethnicity
JIMMY – 20s, male, any ethnicity
DEV – 20s, male, any ethnicity
WILLA - 20s or 30s, female, any ethnicity
TASH – 20s to 30s, female, any ethnicity
Author

Mac Rogers

Mac Rogers is a playwright and performer who lives in Brooklyn with his fiance Sandy. Playscripts, Inc. previously published his play The Second String. His play Universal Robots was anthologized in the New York Theatre Experience's "Plays and Playwrights 2008" anthology, and Hail Satan won a FringeNYC 2007 Outstanding Playwriting Award. Along with Sean and Jordana Williams, Mac wrote Fleet Week: ... view full profile

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