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Kill Local

Full-Length Play, Dark Comedy  /  4w, 1m

A pitch-black comedy about blood ties, revenge and trying to get unstuck – especially when your life is dedicated to ending others'.

  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    4w, 1m
  • Duration
    Duration
    120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    Adult

Details

Summary
Sheila and her sister Abigail work for their mother’s small family business. Sheila's job used to be a source of joy and exhilaration; now she's questioning everything. But when you’re an assassin, being uninspired means getting sloppy, and getting sloppy means getting killed. Kill Local is a pitch-black comedy about blood ties, revenge and trying to get unstuck – especially when your life is dedicated to ending others'.
  • Duration 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Cautions
    • Gun Shots
    • Strong Language

Media

"Offbeat, darkly humorous new work by the talented Mat Smart. If the grisly is your gruel – peppered with fiendish humor – feast on this." - Times of San Diego

"Kill Local pits the absolutely mundane against Grand Guignol horrifics. The result is chilled laughter." - San Diego Reader

"Mat Smart's writing does well in subsuming characters' dialogue with their eccentricities and tics." - UCSD Guardian

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  • Minimum Fee: £55 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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Mat Smart

Mat Smart has written 25 full-length plays that have been produced around the United States. His play The Agitators, about the friendship between Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass, is in the midst of 15 different productions from Maine to Seattle. Select plays include: ...

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