Author: David Meyers


Description: Kevin McFadden hasn't spoken to anyone since he killed 17 people at a shopping mall three weeks ago. But when a prison doctor takes an unexpected interest in his case, Kevin decides to meet with him - revealing a troubled past that unites them both.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2015
Date Added: 11/3/2015
Content Advisory: Strong language, disturbing subject matter
1 Act, 70 Minutes
0 Females, 3 Males

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Keywords: Crime · Drama · Families · Grief and Mourning · Literature and Writing · Mostly Male Characters · Mystery/Suspense/Noir · Naturalism/Realism · Politics · Sickness and Mental Illness · Single Set · Small Cast Size · Social Issues · Social Justice · Violence

This play is in the following collections: Plays and Playwrights 2016

Original Production Information

Broken was first produced by Horizon Productions, April 9-26, 2015, at the Shetler Theatres, New York City, with the following cast and credits:

Dr. Palmer: Michael Pemberton
Kevin McFadden: David Meyers
Officer Falco: Alex Ashrafi

Director: Daisy Walker
Stage Manager: Emily C. Rolston
Assistant Director: Dina Epshteyn
Dramaturg: Janet Bentley
Set Design: Kevin Judge
Lighting Design: Patricia Nichols
House Manager: Matt Jordan
Graphic Design: Greg Kanyicska