MICHAEL We are. ACTOR 1 (VOICE IN THE DARK) Hear about Josh? ACTOR 4 (VOICE IN THE DARK) You don't hear the voices laughing anymore, do you, Josh? MICHAEL Cheeseburgers. MICHAEL And make a marriage work. (Actor 3 as Josh's mom kneels and gestures to the body we can't see.) JOSH How do you know that? MATT I miss sneezing. The..." And so on till the line, "What a dork," which should stick out.) But I just can't. What is this? ACTOR 2 (AS JUDGE) Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, have you reached a verdict? You'll have to stay overnight in the hospital. KATIE I miss soda fizz tickling my nose. ACTOR 3 (AS JOSH'S MOM) Josh, what have you done? after a moment, a flashlight explored the stage, moves along the … DRUMMER (AS CON) Yo, bad boy. JOSH I love you, mom. Emily dies very dramatically with all the appropriate sounds. JOSH Don't know. ACTOR 1 (AS JOSH'S DAD) You should've thought about that before you wrote on the blackboard. Katie takes her flashlight, turns it on under her chin.) ACTOR 5 (AS PRINCIPAL) Good. JOSH How's it go? ACTOR 4 38. ACTOR 5 Water gun. JOSH And? JOSH What did I do? Josh has killed his parents. MATT You both get out of the truck. 7._ ACTOR 3 (AS JOSH'S MOM) I wish you felt as passionate about your grades as you do about a rifle. MATT Or see the Dead Sea. ACTOR 3/RUMOR Whoa! MICHAEL Why me? Great hair. JOSH It was more fun than droppin' dudes in a video game. (C) 2006 Mercury Records Limited KATIE What was in your heart? ACTOR 5 (AS COP) You know anything about the words on the blackboard? ACTOR 3/RUMOR Why not? JOSH When you have a gun, people talk nice. KATIE First shot misses! EMILY You want the world to see you and your buck. ACTOR 3 (AS JOSH'S MOM) Josh, you know that's not true. JOSH Because of some stupid words on the blackboard I have to repeat the grade? ACTOR 4 (AS PSYCHOTHERAPIST) Whose voices? EMILY Your eyes meet the buck's. ACTOR 2 Respect. At school the teachers are giving this test and that paper and don't do this and don't do that. EMILY Its hot breath making weird ghosts in the cold air. MICHAEL So you make your face a mask. JESSIE Full of scars. I didn't know it would be like this. ‎Whether you’re on holidays, a tiresome road trip or simply with friends at the office, Bang Bang You're Dead (BBYD) can add a bit of spice to your days. MATT Chocolate chip cookies. JOSH What is this? ACTOR 1/RUMOR Yeah, and we should all wear bulletproof vests. MICHAEL A hand written letter. Jessie holds her flashlight under her chin.) KATIE Pierced my brothers' and sisters' hearts. EMILY Because it hurts to see a-- MICHAEL Beautiful-- KATIE Magnificent-- MATT Proud-- JESSIE Keen buck dying on the ground. Shoot me again. You'd be a legend for years to come. EMILY All your thoughts. (Final drumbeat.) MICHAEL That's how it is under the earth. Then I come home and you always find something that I didn't do and I'm never good enough. How can you know all that? ACTOR 2 The champ wrestler. ACTOR 2/RUMOR What? ACTOR 4 (AS PSYCHOTHERAPIST) I've talked to some people at your school. (Chorus echoes "V.I.P.") ACTOR 5 Somebody bumps you, they say, Excuse me. EMILY Fourth shot misses! EMILY We want to hear you say it to yourself...Why, Josh? ACTOR 3 (AS JOSH'S MOM) You're in enough trouble, Josh. JOSH (speaking words as he writes them:) "Everybody...in...this...class...is...dead...meat." A childish prank. JESSIE Eat you for breakfast. Free Play on Teenage Gun Violence | Check out 'Bang Bang You're Dead A play. ' EMILY I miss seeing Jody when she has that look on her face that she's got another stupid joke to tell me. MICHAEL We demand an honest answer, Josh. PLACE: The play begins in a jail cell, then moves to various places—a court room, a woods, a school, a home—and back to the jail cell again. I can see "Bang Bang You're Dead" pitting generation against generation in a way that would make Bambi seem pro-hunting. MATT I miss hanging out. EMILY Triple chocolate milkshakes. Bang Bang You’re Dead! 26._ MICHAEL Give back its pride. I'll drive the game towards you. (Let the following rumor lines overlap in succession: Actor 5 begins, "I wonder..." Cue Actor 1 with, "What? 56._ MICHAEL Pepperoni. JESSIE Wishing you ate the oatmeal your mother begged you to eat. (Emily throws her arms around Josh, drops. EMILY Without love. Why'd you kill us? Katie enters, sits next to Matt and asks to borrow a homework assignment, Matt agrees, but asks her to wait till he finishes the problem he's working on. MICHAEL Why her? ACTOR 2 (VOICE IN THE DARK) Break the lock. ACTOR 3 (VOICE IN THE DARK) Now he's a pathetic wannabe forever! ACTOR 3/RUMOR It could happen anywhere. ACTOR 5 45. Wonder who he or she is? ACTOR 3/RUMOR What's a fake? ACTOR 4 (VOICE IN THE DARK) Boom. EMILY And you pose for the camera. JOSH Felt like it, okay? EMILY Nose goes numb. Mom? JESSIE I miss fixing my hair in the morning. JOSH What is this? (With background music. Waiting for six a.m. KATIE Waiting to shoot your new rifle. MICHAEL I'll never know what it is to live on my own and be independent. ACTOR 5 (AS PRINCIPAL) Not if you make it up in summer school. Bang Bang You're Dead was written in the wake of the school massacres that occurred in Paducah, Jonesboro, and Springfield; Mastrosimone wrote it to raise awareness about school violence. KATIE Why me, Josh? KATIE Not fair. Josh touches her blood and cries out. JOSH Well, yes, there is something. ACTOR 1 (AS JOSH'S DAD) You've got a high I.Q. Music video by Dirty Pretty Things performing Bang Bang You're Dead. MATT A face that hides the pain. JOSH You'll see if I mean it! Beat.) MATT Pierced my friends hearts. EMILY And then you see it. JOSH You won't tell? Thursday, February 12, 2009. They then join t… JOSH Grandpa hunts. I have no choice but to expell you for the rest of the year. JOSH I'm just a friendly guy. Unfortunately, Outlaws don’t share the Sheriff’s vision and they want to take over. KATIE We want some answers tonight, Josh. Page one of the Bang bang you’re dead (play) script. 28._ (Lights on Katie writing in a notebook. 38._ KATIE Who? Bang Bang You’re Dead is a visceral examination of the culture that can breed violence in contemporary society, and a heartbreaking introspection at the aftermath of that violence. ACTOR 1 (AS JOSH'S DAD) You have to learn patience. Bang Bang You're Dead is a 2002 American crime thriller drama film starring Tom Cavanagh and Ben Foster.It is based on the 1999 play of the same name by William Mastrosimone.The film was first screened publicly at the Seattle International Film Festival in June 2002. How else could I tell you what's on my mind without you interrupting? JOSH No. Players start by creating a Room (giving a name, number of players and a timeframe) and sending a secret room code out to friends. JOSH You'll be the only person who knows besides me. 18._ KATIE Your first time hunting. JOSH Maybe I'm not going back to school. Let the actors personalize those things they never had. Why'd the third monkey fall out of the tree? Throughout the play, Josh has been grappling with his actions: READ MORE - PRO MEMBERS ONLY Join the StageAgent community to learn more about this monologue from Bang Bang You're Dead and unlock other amazing theatre resources! Bang Bang You're Dead By William Mastrisomone. JOSH Whoa. JESSIE Its chest heaves as blood pulses out like catsup-- EMILY Its legs kick as if to run on the air. ACTOR 5 (AS COP) Alright, I want everyone to stand by his or her locker. TIME: Now. MATT I miss swimming in the fountain at midnight. How is all that bad? Even though this was written before the 1999 Columbine massacre, it is one of the massacres foreshadowed in this play. And you know he's gonna ask you out! JOSH Voices. JOSH Cross your heart and hope to die? KATIE Who is it? JESSIE He looks at you like no one's ever looked at you before. ALL Never. Josh interrupts.) JESSIE So many things to miss. Whether you’re on holidays, a tiresome road trip or simply with friends at the office, Bang Bang You're Dead (BBYD) can add a bit of spice to your days. Bang Bang You're Dead may refer to: Bang Bang You're Dead (play), a 1999 one-act play by William Mastrosimone Bang Bang You're Dead (film), a 2002 film based on the play "Bang Bang You're Dead" (song), a 2006 song by Dirty Pretty Things Our Man in Marrakesh (also known as Bang! KATIE Rustling of dry leaves. Actor 2 stands behind box and bangs the gavel. Instant respect. JESSIE A pain that eats your heart. (Emily gets everyone's attention. ACTOR 5 (AS PRINCIPAL) The instructor said you took a very long bathroom break. ACTOR 1 (VOICE IN THE DARK) They'll take you to the looney bin! Learn more . JOSH If you know all my thoughts, why don't you know that? MATT Compressing your thoughts? (Jessie drops) DEAD! BANG BANG: The game begins by the facilitator calling out the name of someone in the group. MICHAEL Just you and grandpa in his old, red truck. KATIE Toes go numb. JOSH The buck sees me. 49._ ACTOR 2 (VOICE IN THE DARK) While everybody's having fun in the sun, Josh is reading gobble-de-gook in a book! JESSIE When you scream and cry. Let them shout "bam, bam you're dead" ("pow, pow" and other variants). 40._ (Josh turns to find the school principal in his face.) JESSIE Why me? (Voices laugh mockingly) Wish somebody would put me out of my misery! ACTOR 4 (VOICE IN THE DARK) You. is the person who died. JOSH I can't do this! Play all Evening Hymns. 53._ (Josh flicks the flashlight twice.) 45._ ACTOR 4 (AS PSYCHOTHERAPIST) Maybe you just chose to do it and it's nobody's fault but your own. My rifle holds five bullets. JOSH Whoa. JOSH You think different-- ACTOR 5 When you have a gun. 4._ (Chorus echoes "alive.") KATIE Under your skin. Come in. (Michael steps forward, flashlight under chin.) Maybe I'll be out of here when I'm twenty-one. ACTOR 2 (VOICE IN THE DARK) Do it in the living room for your parents to see. There's a potential killer on the loose! MICHAEL Has to die. 31._ (All laugh. No rifle. JOSH Can't you give me another chance? You both sit there. KATIE Who are you killing in your mind? Never. But there's more to pretend play than meets the eye, which is part of the reason you can't stop kids from doing it. KATIE That old logging road is full of ruts. JOSH How would you know my favorite movie? ACTOR 4 (VOICE IN THE DARK) Unless you wanna be Josh the joke. EMILY You enjoy police coming to investigate? You know how much face I'll lose with kids at school when they find out I'm a nut case? They turn the box on its side, open the lid. This show is only an hour long and is being performed by our advanced theatre class in our black box theatre. MATT You're taken by its beauty. Bang Bang You're Dead is a profound film tackling issues that are relevant. (Lines begin to overlap again, building in intensity. KATIE Your six by eight will be your coffin. (Emily turns out her light on Josh. MICHAEL Without decency. (Music fades out. We used to make mud pies together when we were little kids. (The deceased pick up the box and move it to another location.) reminded me a little of The Mysterious Case of the Dog in The Night-time. ACTOR 1 (AS GRANDPA) Now you wait here. I had my whole life before me. I know a kid who stole a gun from his father. Bang Bang You're Dead is a 1999 one-act play written by William Mastrosimone. ACTOR 4 (AS PSYCHOTHERAPIST) Why does that bother you? JESSIE Start all over again. JOSH I will. "Bang Bang You're Dead" is a song by the band Dirty Pretty Things. JESSIE Up one side. EMILY We're all in your head. Dis of dises. MATT And get love. EMILY I'll never see my limits. 27._ MICHAEL You make your face a mask. Deceased shine flashlight on Principal as she enters. JOSH Don't know. ACTOR 5 (VOICE IN THE DARK) No, what? KATIE Dissect you like a frog. MICHAEL You know what buck. JOSH Promised I wouldn't tell. You made me do this. KATIE Never ski again. (slaps it on her chest) Why me? Constant rhythm from the drum under all rumors.) ACTOR 4 (AS PSYCHOTHERAPIST) It died. ACTOR 5 The bad dudes. (Michael squeezes catsup into Katie's hand. ACTOR 1 (AS JOSH'S DAD) Maybe you shouldn't cave in every time Josh throws a tantrum. KATIE Blows away all the kids who mocked him the day before. JESSIE That we're under the earth-- EMILY And you don't even care. A police siren blares as a red flasher sweeps the stage. (Flashlights out.) She smears it on her heart.) Why can't I have another chance? JOSH For how long? JESSIE In silence. EMILY Wounds that are very real. ACTOR 3 (AS JOSH'S MOM) Josh, you will go to summer school no matter what. MICHAEL Or really know myself. Josh confronts them.) 32._ JESSIE Why are you cutting gym class? KATIE I miss my bed. (Matt and Emily squeeze catsup in their own hands during Jessie's line.) (After a moment of absolute silence--) ACTOR 2 (VOICE IN THE DARK) Boom. JOSH Sit in hot class all day while other kids can do what they want? 49,229 listeners Will Butler. MATT You wish it was all a game. A wooden box that serves as a jail bed, a coffin, a judge’s bench, a truck seat, a table, etc. KATIE Why do you have to shoot me through the heart? (Michael drops) DEAD! Who's there? I can see "Bang Bang You're Dead" pitting generation against generation in a way that would make Bambi seem pro-hunting. 34._ ACTOR 4/RUMOR How are we supposed to get an education dodging bullets? (Actor 1, as Grandpa, takes a polaroid picture, hands it to Josh.) (Jessie's flashlight goes out. Nobody's dead. (Matt's flashlight goes out. ACTOR 2 (VOICE IN THE DARK) No more pain. (Lights on Actor 1 as Josh's dad.) Bang, Bang You're Dead! JOSH Him? 46._ ACTOR 5 (VOICE IN THE DARK) Always was a weenie. ACTOR 4/RUMOR Who knows? ACTOR 2 Gang bangers. "Bang! My life sucks. Josh lays back on the bed. Voices in the dark. (Voices laugh mockingly. Wish my parents felt that way. (Katie moves DC. ALL DECEASED Bam! KATIE Return its strength. MICHAEL I'll never know what it is to come home from work and open the door and all my kids run to me and pull me down on the floor and smother me with hugs and kisses. The deceased up-end the box converting it to a judge's bench by opening the lid so that it's up vertically. JESSIE Drenched in ranch dressing. ACTOR 2 22. It should almost be "required" viewing for anyone who has any connection with education. KATIE Or stay a boy who plays bang, bang, you're dead. (Josh, uneasy, crosses away, but still enjoys the rumors. At least you said it was. JOSH Sometimes. Why me? Kid's in school don't see me. That forgiveness is for the forgiver. 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