The Devil's Own Game

Author: Meron Langsner

The Devil's Own Game

Description: When a young scientist inadvertently summons the soul of Dr. Faustus, she finds herself in the middle of an elaborate game of life, death, and eternal damnation.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2013
Date Added: 12/27/2013
Content Advisory:
2 Acts, 130 Minutes
2 Females, 1 Male

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Keywords: Death and the Afterlife · Drama · Fantasy · Fight Sequences · Hell · Horror · Mythology · Philosophy · Postmodern · Small Cast Size · Social Issues · Surrealism/Absurdism · Technology and the Internet

Original Production Information

The Devil's Own Game has been developed at the Lark Play Development Center (NYC), New Repertory Theatre (MA) (through the NNPN Emerging Playwright Residencies), Whistler in the Dark Theatre (MA), Holland Productions (MA), Yellow Taxi Productions (NH), and Tufts and Brandeis Universities.

Cover image: Christopher Maverick Photography