Author: Jeff McMahon


Description: Using text, movement, and imagery, HEEL marches through the collateral damage of September 11, 2001, examining both the attack and the culture of closure and forgetting.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2002
Date Added: 4/30/2012
Content Advisory: Some strong language. Not appropriate for children
1 Act, 50 Minutes
1 Gender Neutral Character

NOTE: Heel is fully protected by copyright law and is subject to royalty. All inquiries concerning production, publication, reprinting or use of this play in any form should be addressed to Rochelle at rd@indietheaternow.com.

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Keywords: 9/11 · Brechtian · Drama · Expressionism · Grief and Mourning · Historical · Meta · Non-traditional/Non-narrative/Experimental/Post-dramatic · Politics · Postmodern · Requires/Supports Sophisticated Multimedia/Technical Elements · Single Set · Solo Play · True Stories · War

This play is in the following collections: 9/11

Original Production Information

Heel was first presented in April 2002 at the Intelligent Stage, Institute for Studies in the Arts (now Arts, Media, Engineering), Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, with the following cast and credits:

Written and Performed by Jeff McMahon

Video Production: Jeff McMahon, Patricia Clark, Steve Kostell, Scott Allison, Philip Valle
Video Post-production: Patricia Clark, Jeff McMahon
Sound Design and Interactive Environment: John D. Mitchell
Directorial Consultant: Lance Gharavi
Production Assistant/Research Assistant: Philip Valle
Lighting Design: Kelly Philips, David Lorig
Technical Direction/Stage Management: David Lorig
Technical Assistance: George Pawl
Director of Intelligent Stage: Todd Ingalls
Fabrication: Kelly Philips, David Lorig
Sound Operators: Apryl Seech
Sound Recordist and Editor: Miranda Crispin
House Manager: Sree Chatterjee
Publicity imagery: Robert Flynt
Assistance and consultation from: Muriel Magenta, Gene Cooper, Assegid Kidane, J.B. Smith, Sheilah Britton, Deirdre Egan, Robert Flynt