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Bang Bang You’re Dead at The Guild. A story that delves in the mind of a young killer will debut at the Theater Guild of Ancon on Wednesday, February 8 at 8:00 p.m. Bang Bang You’re Dead is a recognized play by William Mastrosimone that explores the phenomenon of teenage spree murderers in schools.
This a new refreshing adaption where a cast of teenagers all between the ages of 17 and 18, different school’s including Balboa High School, Colegio Brader, Academia Interamericana de Panama, International School of Panama, and Metropolitan School, will recount the tragic tale of a young man, Josh disturbed by his own demons, remembers the death of five of his classmates in a psychological drama that will leave you at the edge of your seat. The play is directed by Levys Mon Calderon, a 19 year old accomplished director, actor and producer and still only a teenager.
The work explores the darkest corners of a teenage mind, guided by five young teens that have been taken away from their dreams, aspirations and possessions. Frustrated and angry, these “ghosts” will not rest until they get the answers they need and they will use all the tools they have at hand to torture Josh and solve the mystery: Why have they been killed?
It also touches other important topics, such as the media influence on young people, gun control, bullying and violence.
Bang Bang You’re Dead can be seen on Wednesday 8 and Saturday 11, Wednesday 15 and Saturday, February 18 with a matinee at 4:00 pm that day, entrance cost $15 (plus a fee if paid online). For more information and tickets visit www.mieventos.com/event-detail/221.
The Theater Guild of Ancon is a cornerstone of the Panamanian culture, being the only theatre that has been running non stop since its opening in 1950. Through the years it has been presenting different kind of shows, from controversial dramas to musicals, from sarcastic comedies to amazing improv shows. Today, it remains a non-profit community theater that depends on volunteers who keep working together for the theatrical scene on Panama.