by John Kuntz
Full Length Play, Drama, Dark Comedy / 4m, 4f
Winner! 2005 National Student Playwriting Award, administered by the American College Theatre Festival
"Jasper Lake sparkles with a haunting allure...every moment of mystery, fear, shock and dismay touches the audience the way a stone toss…
- Winner! 2005 National Student Playwriting Award, administered by the American College Theatre Festival
Reviews"Jasper Lake sparkles with a haunting allure...every moment of mystery, fear, shock and dismay touches the audience the way a stone tossed in a pond creates an unmistakable ripple." - The Boston Herald
"Powerful and disturbing...a haunting and fragmented chamber piece for eight actors." - Boston Phoenix
"The gated community abutting Jasper Lake is the site of adultery, incest, seduction, psychosis, wrist slitting, apparent drowning, closeted homosexuality, cat killing, cheerleading and other potential sins, Jasper Lake combines Kuntz's wit, particularly sharp when centered on literature and pop culture, with the ability to tell a story." - The Boston Globe
- Intense Adult Themes
- Strong Language
- Nudity/Partial Nudity
- Minimum Fee: $90 per performance
- Time Period: Present Day
- Duration: 90 minutes
- Setting: In and around the titular lake.
Note: There is no ACTUAL lake required in the production. Jasper Lake is a theatrical lake - so there's no water involved.
- Additional Features: No intermission
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
- Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)
- Ensemble cast
- Roles for Teens
- Flexible casting
There is flexibility in the casting of some roles. Caleb and Jennifer are teen-age characters.