She Kills Monsters

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Average Agnes is finally leaving her childhood home following the death of her sister Tilly. However when she stumbles upon Tilly’s Dungeons & Dragons notebook, Agnes embarks on an action-packed adventure to discover more about her geeky sibling than she previously cared to know. A heartwarming comedy about loss, bullies, and dragons!

The Flea production of She Kills Monsters (2012)
Buzz22 Chicago/Steppenwolf production of She Kills Monsters (2013)
Buzz22 Chicago/Steppenwolf's production of She Kills Monsters (2013)
Company One production of She Kills Monsters (2013)
Rorschach Theater Company's production of She Kills Monsters (2014)
Cast Requirements

6 women
4 men

Honors

2013 AATE Distinguished Play Award
2012 GLAAD Media Award Nomination
2012 ITBA Patrick Lee Award

Publisher

Samuel French

Press

"It will slash and shapeshift its way into your heart! A Critic's Pick!" - THE NEW YORK TIMES

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Press

"Clever, funny, moving, and delightfully geeky! Nguyen is a refreshing, break-the-rules writer!" - CHICAGO TRIBUNE

Production and Development History

The Flea (2012); Buzz22/Steppenwolf (2013); Company One (2013); Renegade Theatre Experiment (2013); Rorschach (2014)