The Demon Hunter

Author: Nat Cassidy

The Demon Hunter

Description: A troubled boy grows dangerously obsessed with creatures of darkness, a mysterious street magician perfects a devastating new trick, and a single mother meets with a new therapist in order to better understand the terrifying thoughts that have begun to possess her.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2015
Date Added: 3/7/2016
Content Advisory: Strong language, disturbing imagery
1 Act, 80 Minutes
2 Females, 2 Males

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Keywords: Allegory · Child Abuse · Dark Comedy · Death and the Afterlife · Divorce · Drama · Expressionism · Families · Folklore and Legends · God · Hell · Horror · Magic Realism · Meta · Mystery/Suspense/Noir · Mythology · Naturalism/Realism · Philosophy · Postmodern · Racial Identity/Relationships · Religion and Spirituality · Sex · Sickness and Mental Illness · Single Set · Small Cast Size · Surrealism/Absurdism · Violence · Women

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Original Production Information

THE DEMON HUNTER was presented as a staged reading as part of Judson Memorial Church's Magic Time (produced by Micah Bucey) on November 18, 2015, with the following cast and crew:

ELBERT: Matthew Trumbull
SAM: Kelley Rae O'Donnell
ST. ARVIS: Craig muMs Grant
ROBYN: Maggie Bofill

Director: Nat Cassidy

Stage Directions: read by Jason Griffith