Slasher

by  Allison Moore

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  2m, 4f

"Screaming. Blood. Impalements. Meat hooks. Electric drills. Objectified sexy women. Crazy mother in wheelchair. Whaddya expect? It's a slasher movie." - Philadelphia Inquirer

"...Slasher elicits laughs by intentionally indulging…

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When she's cast as the "last girl" in a low-budget slasher flick, Sheena thinks it's the big break she's been waiting for. But news of the movie unleashes her malingering mother's thwarted feminist rage, and Mom is prepared to do anything to stop filming...even if it kills her.

The hilarious hit of 2009's Humana Festival of New American Plays at the Actors Theater of Louisville.

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"Screaming. Blood. Impalements. Meat hooks. Electric drills. Objectified sexy women. Crazy mother in wheelchair. Whaddya expect? It's a slasher movie." - Philadelphia Inquirer

"...Slasher elicits laughs by intentionally indulging in everything that makes horror films atrociously unentertaining." - Broad Street Review

"Moore manages to bring a plethora of contemporary themes into the play, from feminism to militant pro-life groups to an insider's view of the horror-movie genre...It's a job well done!" - San Francisco Examiner

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Allison Moore

Allison Moore is a displaced Texan based in Minneapolis. Her play, Slasher, premiered at the 2009 Humana Festival and has been produced at theaters around the country. Other plays include: My Antonia (2010 Illusion Theater), End Times (Kitchen Dog Theater), American Klepto (2006 Illusion Theater), Hazard County (2005 H ...

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