Bang Bang You’re Dead (2 stars)

Update to 1999 version lacks emotional force of original


This article is from 2010.

Bang Bang You’re Dead

Writer William Mastrosimone and director Michael Fisher update their 1999 attempt to make sense of student Kip Kinkel’s killing spree at Thurston High School, Springfield, Oregon. This well-respected version lacks the emotional force attributed to the original, which was performed by the survivors of Thurston.

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This article is from 2010.

Bang Bang You're Dead

  • 2 stars

First developed by writer William Mastrosimone, then by Thurston High School Theatre director and current Red Chair Players West director, Michael Fisher, in the wake of the 1998 Springfield, Oregon shooting‚'Bang Bang You're Dead' became a world-wide phenomenon in 1999 in the fight against school violence. Since then…


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