Author: Ian W. Hill


Description: An American woman of unsteady mind has committed a terrorist act against her own country, and in her interrogation cell is confronted by both external and internal forces demanding an explanation or pleading to be heard.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2008
Date Added: 3/20/2012
Content Advisory: strong language, possible (optional) nudity, violent imagery
2 Acts, 105 Minutes
8 Females, 3 Males

NOTE: Spell 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 geminicollisionworks@yahoo.com.

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Keywords: Bilingual Plays · Crime · Drama · Large Cast Size · Literature and Writing · Mostly Female Characters · Non-traditional/Non-narrative/Experimental/Post-dramatic · Politics · Protests · Requires/Supports Sophisticated Multimedia/Technical Elements · Sex · Sickness and Mental Illness · Single Set · Social Issues

This play is in the following collections: Gemini CollisionWorks

Original Production Information

Spell was originally presented by Gemini CollisionWorks and The Brick Theater, Inc. from August 1 to 24, 2008, at The Brick in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NYC, with the following cast and crew:

ANN – Moira Stone
Doctor General Jane (aka 2 JANE) – Fred Backus
General Doctor Jane (aka 1 JANE) – Alyssa Simon
ANDY – Rasmus Max Wirth
WITCH 1 (Cuba) – Iracel Rivero
WITCH 2 (Palestine) – Rasha Zamamiri
WITCH 3 (China) – Jeanie Tse
The MAN – Gavin Starr Kendall
Fragment 1 (girlfriend aka FRAG 1) – Olivia Baseman
Fragment 2 (woman of business aka FRAG 2) – Samantha Mason
Fragment 3 (worker aka FRAG 3) – Liz Toft

designed and directed by Ian W. Hill
assisted by Berit Johnson