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ALL DECEASED Bam! JOSH What do you mean? JOSH Don't know. Let none of it interfere with plot, character or tone.) 52._ ACTOR 1 (AS JOSH'S DAD) Josh, the doctor called me at work and asked your mother and I to drive you to the hospital...How'd you get the rifle? ha= 0J j ha= 0J UhY’ j hY’ Uha= OJ QJ h mHsHha= OJ QJ h mHsHha= OJ QJ h ha= OJ QJ h mH sH 0 0 1 4 5 õ ö ! Wish my parents felt that way. Drum rhythm under rumor lines. Josh lays back on the bed. MATT I miss sneezing. Free Play on Teenage Gun Violence | Check out 'Bang Bang You're Dead A play. ' (Matt drops) DEAD! ... if you wanna play guitar, buy one; not a poxy computer game! MICHAEL Now you'll never know all the happiness that was yours. JOSH Sit in hot class all day while other kids can do what they want? 37._ ACTOR 1/RUMOR Why do you say that? MATT A face that hides the pain. (Chorus echoes "V.I.P.") ACTOR 5 (AS PRINCIPAL) Anything else? MATT I miss how my dog jumps all over me and barks for a treat. KATIE Pierced my brothers' and sisters' hearts. JOSH Does it hurt? ACTOR 5 Somebody bumps you, they say, Excuse me. "Bang Bang You're Dead," a new film on Showtime that premieres Sunday at 7 p.m., doesn't promise any answers on the issue of school violence. KATIE Yes. Deceased shine flashlight on Principal as she enters. MATT And you have a profound thought: JOSH Hunting sucks. --Go on. Some dude jumped me before I had a chance to reload. The laughter stops abruptly after the third shot. JOSH What did I do? KATIE Rustling of dry leaves. JOSH You'll see if I mean it! MATT You both get out of the truck. 43,680 listeners Wesley Gonzalez. EMILY You enjoy police coming to investigate? (Beat. Players start by creating a Room (giving a name, number of players and a timeframe) and sending a secret room code out to friends. KATIE I'll never find out if the psychic was right—will I get what I want or sell used cars? (All laugh.) ACTOR 5 (AS PRINCIPAL) But if we discover who he or she is...The punishment will be severe. You'll be a man by the end of the day. EMILY I'll never see my limits. You used to sing that to me when I couldn't sleep. JOSH Think so? No friends. ACTOR 4 Pop gun. My name's Josh. ACTOR 2 Respect. There's a rumor that you're a big hit with the girls. KATIE Why would the blackboard phantom confide in you? KATIE Eight pointer. JOSH Whoa. Lights off Actor 5. We could go out this coming weekend. Let each line begin with, "I miss--". ACTOR 5/RUMOR I think it's Melissa. 9._ JESSIE Pierced the hearts of parents who send their kids to school. No phone. ACTOR 2 (VOICE IN THE DARK) Bullet in the head? KATIE Grandpa pats your back. (Emily turns out her light on Josh. v" İ" # j# �# $ M$ ¦$ §$ ı ı ı ı ı ó ı ó ı é ı ı ı ı ı ó ı ß ß ı ı ı ó ı ı ı „Ô „,ò^„Ô `„,ò „Ä„Ä^„Ä`„Ä „ˆ„xú^„ˆ`„xú §$ ê$ % ;%. MICHAEL You pull the trigger! ACTOR 1 (AS JOSH'S DAD) It's locked up. 41._ ACTOR 5 (AS PRINCIPAL) We have a snitch. EMILY And then he says, Can I borrow your math book? EMILY Like sneak down the empty hallway? Expelled! MICHAEL You sit on a log for two hours. ACTOR 3 (AS JOSH'S MOM) What about the electric guitar you got him when he threw himself on the floor? JESSIE How you took its magnificence. ACTOR 2/RUMOR Anybody in this school. EMILY Triple chocolate milkshakes. (ABSOLUTE DARKNESS. EMILY And you'll see us over-- MICHAEL And over-- KATIE And over-- MATT Again and-- JESSIE Again-- EMILY As you saw us yesterday in the school cafeteria. KATIE List of what? Stop it. Where's my rifle? 38._ KATIE Who? I guess I'm just sick of you being disappointed in me all the time. But it is required you tell the truth. ACTOR 1 (AS JOSH'S DAD) Maybe you shouldn't cave in every time Josh throws a tantrum. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies, By purchasing this item, you are transacting with Google Payments and agreeing to the Google Payments. JOSH I know who it is. ACTOR 4 (VOICE IN THE DARK) Leave your brains on the wall. EMILY All grown men with rifles. "Bang Bang You're Dead" is a story about a kid named Josh, who is in holding to be trialed for the murder of his parents and 5 of his classmates. (Chorus loudly echoes "gun.") JOSH Shut up! ACTOR 3/RUMOR I was with Melissa all day. EMILY I miss the look in my brother's eye just before he pulls his newest wrestling move on me. JOSH Always wanted to be an Army Ranger parachuting behind enemy lines, ever since I could hold a- ACTOR 4 Cap gun. Tagged: bang bang you're dead, school, School Shooting, play, script, bang bang youre dead, page 2, . This could be the last day of my life. JESSIE You carry the snapshot everywhere. Nobody's dead. 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! Overall, ‘Bang Bang You’re Dead’ showed a production that worked hard to compensate for the weak script. Your B's and C's could be all A's. MICHAEL A buck. ACTOR 2/RUMOR Katie dumped him for Michael. The tone changes. One light on Josh.) ACTOR 4 The whole wrestling team. DECEASED Paducah, Jonesboro, Springfield. JOSH I hate you both. 60._ KATIE And dark to light. KATIE A mask that hides your face. MATT Or get washboard abs. Page one of the Bang bang you’re dead (play) script. How'd Josh take it? JOSH What do you mean? 40._ (Josh turns to find the school principal in his face.) JOSH C'mon, Katie. MICHAEL Cheeseburgers. JESSIE Up one side. Dad? MICHAEL Or really know myself. ACTOR 5 (AS PRINCIPAL) You sure? EMILY Soul-less. © William Mastrosimone 1998, 2009. MATT Why me? (Josh stands amid the actors 1-4 and the deceased who make idle chatter like kids gathering in the auditorium. JESSIE I miss caffeine. KATIE Under your skin. JOSH Why not? MICHAEL I miss the end of the day school bell, the feeling in the air when you can go home. 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. JESSIE The whole truth. KATIE You remember why you're there. KATIE Your six by eight will be your coffin. JOSH How? I won't go! KATIE What was in your heart? JOSH You can't prove a thing. JOSH I promised. JESSIE Just for a start. JOSH Every kid in school is laughing at me. ACTOR 4 (AS PSYCHOTHERAPIST) It died. 57._ MICHAEL I miss cruising, windows down, radio up. And study on summer nights? MICHAEL Has to die. MICHAEL Feel your cell start to shrink? JOSH Possibility of what? Bang Bang You're Dead. ACTOR 2 (VOICE IN THE DARK) Hear about Josh? ACTOR 2 (VOICE IN THE DARK) The great hunter's gotta repeat the grade. I wasn't ready for the test. EMILY Because it hurts to see a-- MICHAEL Beautiful-- KATIE Magnificent-- MATT Proud-- JESSIE Keen buck dying on the ground. The play opens in Josh’s jail cell after he has killed his parents and five classmates. JOSH Mom, will you listen to me? JOSH What do you mean? We get a chapter in the present, then a chapter of something else. JOSH How's it go? 24._ MATT But the buck has to die so you can be a man-- JESSIE Has to bleed. EMILY Doze for five, ten, fifteen minutes. Don't make it any worse. They see you in camo holding your rifle. MATT A face that hides the pain. ACTOR 1 (AS JOSH'S DAD) You broke your promise. JOSH Nobody. KATIE AND ALL SRO! The Dice Game, you can find three kinds of people. JOSH Where is it? JOSH I'm outta here. ACTOR 4 (AS PSYCHOTHERAPIST) That's not required. JOSH Him? BANG BANG: The game begins by the facilitator calling out the name of someone in the group. 26._ MICHAEL Give back its pride. What was that noise? Josh laughs.) Voices in the dark. Who's he mad at? (Chorus echoes the word "hand.") “BANG BANG YOU'RE DEAD”. (Music fades out. JESSIE You raise your rifle. MICHAEL Thousands. (Lights out on Actor 1. ACTOR 5/RUMOR You lucked out. I'd've made history. ACTOR 3 (AS JOSH'S MOM) Maybe his honesty deserves the rifle for a reward. Everybody's gotta die sometime. Emily pulls off his blanket.) KATIE Without comfort. Josh jumps to his feet.) Production Order Order here Order scripts and other material for your entire cast and arrange your royalties here. MICHAEL I'll never fly a plane. ACTOR 1 (AS GRANDPA) Atta boy. 11._ MICHAEL We're gonna open you up. JESSIE Why? (Voices laugh mockingly. JOSH How? MICHAEL Feelings. ACTOR 2 (VOICE IN THE DARK) One bullet would quiet them forever. "Bang Bang You're Dead," a new film on Showtime that premieres Sunday at 7 p.m., doesn't promise any answers on the issue of school violence. JOSH Maybe I'll join a gang. HUGE LAUGH FROM THE RUMORS. EMILY Has to fall. JESSIE I'll never go to college and have a double major. It should almost be "required" viewing for anyone who has any connection with education. ACTOR 5 (AS COP) You see anybody go in or come out of the classroom? EMILY Never know what you could've been-- 16._ MICHAEL Done-- KATIE Seen-- MATT Had-- JESSIE Known-- EMILY Loved in your lifetime. JESSIE I'll never cry at my children's graduation. It is strongly based on the events surrounding Kip Kinkel's shootings of his parents on May 20, 1998, and 27 of his classmates at Thurston High School in Springfield, Oregon on May 21, 1998. JOSH I'd have to know when the words were written, wouldn't I, officer? ACTOR 2 (VOICE IN THE DARK) No more pain... JOSH Who said that? You know how much face I'll lose with kids at school when they find out I'm a nut case? You can see your breath. Why'd you kill us? (Josh lies down to sleep again. EMILY Like a man. ACTOR 4 (AS PSYCHOTHERAPIST) Like when? JOSH The buck sees me. MICHAEL And it makes a pitiful sound that makes you hurt inside-- KATIE A cry that could be human. KATIE Dissect you like a frog. (Short drum rhythm. ACTOR 1/RUMOR Who could it be? (The deceased stand in a circle and push Josh around like a ball.) ACTOR 5 (AS PRINCIPAL) Can I speak with you in my office, Josh? JOSH Whoa. EMILY I'll never find the right person to spend my life with. 5._ JOSH You walk different-- ACTOR 2 When you have a gun. ACTOR 4 (AS PSYCHOTHERAPIST) Don't you want to get to the bottom of your problems? ACTOR 2 (VOICE IN THE DARK) What a loser. KATIE All you want to be. JOSH I'm scared. ACTOR 1/RUMOR I think he shot the bull. JESSIE Kill the magnificent-- EMILY Kill the strong-- MICHAEL Kill the proud-- KATIE Kill the keen buck. JESSIE You stop your tears. ACTOR 1/RUMOR Hear about Josh? MATT You wish it was all a game. JOSH How would you know my favorite movie? ACTOR 2 (VOICE IN THE DARK) No more pain. (Voices laugh mockingly.) egy egyfelvonásos színdarab, írta William Mastrosimone. JOSH I can't do this! EMILY Why me, Josh? JESSIE Why? Constant rhythm from the drum under all rumors.) I thought we're friends? Hey, Josh. Lights on Actor 4 as Psychotherapist.) I had my whole life before me. KATIE Why me? KATIE Toes go numb. KATIE And give love. Josh springs up, surprised.) ALL Thousands! Beat. MATT I miss going into the cafeteria and deciding who I want to sit with. 34._ ACTOR 4/RUMOR How are we supposed to get an education dodging bullets? 12._ MATT A kid in a cage. JESSIE Wounds that never heal. TIME: Now. ACTOR 4 (AS PSYCHOTHERAPIST) Voices in the air or voices in your head? When I killed you I killed all my possibilities, too. KATIE What are you writing on the blackboard? MATT You're taken by its beauty. You'll all see! ACTOR 4 (VOICE IN THE DARK) Over. ACTOR 1/RUMOR We're all just waiting for a massacre to happen. (Deceased gather around the box casually.) All I want is to spend some time with grandpa and hear his stories about when he grew up. EMILY Wounds that are very real. Play all Evening Hymns. Shoot me again. MATT (DECEASED, XC, LINES OVERLAP) I miss Sunday brunch. JOSH Divide and conquer. EMILY A heart nobody knows. At least you said it was. ACTOR 5 Move aside! ACTOR 4 She's looking at you, Josh. ACTOR 4 (AS PSYCHOTHERAPIST) Why'd the monkey fall out of the tree? KATIE No. KATIE Took its strength. Waiting for six a.m. KATIE Waiting to shoot your new rifle. MATT Pluck out your heart. JOSH When you have a gun, people talk nice. JOSH So did I. MATT (Matt squeezes catsup on his shirt collar) How'd it feel to shoot me through the neck? KATIE I miss jumping on the trampoline with six people at a time. MATT And get love. JOSH Voices. It's over! JOSH You didn't have to fall on me and get me all bloody. Emily leans over him, holds her flashlight under her chin. ACTOR 1 (AS JOSH'S DAD) Because we've raised you wrong. KATIE I'll never be a psychologist. MICHAEL Over for us, Josh. ACTOR 4 (AS PSYCHOTHERAPIST) How are you, Josh? Bang Bang You're Dead. I'm busy. ACTOR 4 (VOICE IN THE DARK) Boom. ACTOR 3 (VOICE IN THE DARK) Now he's a pathetic wannabe forever! Josh mimes loading a rifle, aims at the laughter, fires three times, each shot highlighted with a loud drumbeat outside the rhythm. JOSH The buck sees me. JOSH I will. While I was posting yesterdays scribblings,in a strange synchronicity the police had surrounded Raoul Moat, and after a six hour stand off he killed himself. I wish you would just die so I wouldn't have to look at you anymore. (Michael drops) DEAD! You can't call up and order a pizza. MATT You panic! The others follow on their lines.) Whatever the case... JOSH Blackboard phantom! JESSIE Mindless. World's overpopulated. GUNS IN ANY FORM MUST NEVER BE PART OF THIS PLAY.) ALL DECEASED Bam! ACTOR 4 (VOICE IN THE DARK) You. DECEASED Paducah, Jonesboro, Springfield. JESSIE I miss sleeping. I never hurt you. ACTOR 1 (AS JOSH'S DAD) I think you should calm down. ACTOR 5 (AS PRINCIPAL) The instructor said you took a very long bathroom break. EMILY All my life I've been taught to forgive. To me, that feels like asking for trouble, not solving it. Might as well get it over with. MATT Or see the Dead Sea. (Actor 3 as Josh's mom kneels and gestures to the body we can't see.) JOSH As the cop said, I have the right to remain silent. MATT I'll never see all I wanted to see. JESSIE Till then you'll live in hell. (The box is restored to a bed. JESSIE Drenched in ranch dressing. JOSH What is this? ACTOR 4 (VOICE IN THE DARK) Take 'em with you. There's a potential killer on the loose! We've taken your rifle away. Improvise casual dialogue but don't allow anything to affect plot or character. They run around in the dark, their flashlights sweeping the floor, looking for the enemy, the lights criss-crossing. Why'd you kill me? Is this the rest of my life? JOSH Like in a dream. JESSIE That our bodies lie in coffins. ACTOR 4 (AS PSYCHOTHERAPIST) Oh? JOSH Anybody wanna laugh in my face? KATIE Who is it? JOSH The blackboard phantom. JOSH Don't know. This “E-view” can help you decide on a play or musical but cannot be printed or photocopied. JOSH For how long? JOSH Who's there? 46._ ACTOR 5 (VOICE IN THE DARK) Always was a weenie. ACTOR 4 (AS PSYCHOTHERAPIST) You think about suicide, Josh? Actor 2 stands behind box and bangs the gavel. You were awesome on the field. ACTOR 3/RUMOR My parents want me to stay home till the killer's found. 33._ ACTOR 5 (AS COP) You sure? How else could I tell you what's on my mind without you interrupting? ACTOR 4 (VOICE IN THE DARK) You don't hear the voices laughing anymore, do you, Josh? ACTOR 4 (AS PSYCHOTHERAPIST) Josh, I'd really like to run some medical tests to see if we can relieve your pain with medication. 53._ (Josh flicks the flashlight twice.) Isn't it hard enough being nobody? ACTOR 3 (AS JOSH'S MOM) Josh, you will go to summer school no matter what. 62._ JOSH I miss-- (They drown him out.) JOSH I broke a few hearts. No more pain. JOSH Matters to me. EMILY A heart nobody knows. JESSIE Its chest heaves as blood pulses out like catsup-- EMILY Its legs kick as if to run on the air. ALL Never. (Josh mimes a pistol with his hand, shoots them both.) MICHAEL Nobody's sneaking around, Josh. ACTOR 2 (VOICE IN THE DARK) Don't chicken out now! KATIE A mask that hides your face. {absolute darkness, a voice in the dark. Peer pressure. Why can't I have another chance? ACTOR 4 (AS PSYCHOTHERAPIST) You need psychotherapy sessions to get back into school. ALL DECEASED Bam! Duh. ACTOR 4 (VOICE IN THE DARK) Kill the voices, Josh. And they're not laughing anymore. Works every time. ACTOR 1 (AS JOSH'S DAD) You've got a high I.Q. ACTOR 2 (VOICE IN THE DARK) Principal made 'em see a shrink. JESSIE When you scream and cry. KATIE Or learn to fly fish. ACTOR 3/RUMOR Whoa! (Quick drum rhythm. JESSIE I miss fixing my hair in the morning. ... enlists him for the lead of a play, "Bang Bang … on Indiegogo. JOSH How's it go? 25._ JOSH Awww, man. 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. MATT Crosshairs under the buck's shoulder. ACTOR 5 (AS JURY FOREWOMAN) We have Your Honor. Please. Died at 17." 61._ ALL Never. JOSH No, officer. (Katie crosses to a new position to look at Josh. JESSIE I miss when a guy gets that look in his eye! MATT Pierced my friends hearts. Embark on an epic idle journey through the lands! will tour local and Bay Area schools during the week of November 17th, 2019 and play at the Hammer Theatre Center’s Hammer 4 Theatre for four performances. JESSIE I miss mom's cooking wafting through the house and trying to guess what it is. MATT The story of how you took it down. MICHAEL Keen. (Emily gets everyone's attention. The actors, between … Sometimes they are oblivious of Josh, other times they direct the lines at him. JESSIE A pain that eats your heart. ACTOR 3 (AS JOSH'S MOM) Josh, what have you done? JOSH Where do you think you shot me? JOSH If you know all my thoughts, why don't you know that? (Jessie's flashlight goes out. (she goes back to her work) Guess what I wrote about. Bang Bang You're Dead This site is for Wetumpka High School students who are currently working on a production of "Bang Bang You're Dead"; however, this site is open to all students or people who have an interest in either the play or school violence. Why me? KATIE Michael wouldn't like that. JESSIE Part of your mask. Why me? JESSIE I miss people watching. You liked me. JOSH Love that feeling. MICHAEL If you survive. Psycho torture. ACTOR 5 (AS COP) Where were you when the words were written on the blackboard? (Enter Michael.) JOSH Mom? (Lights on Josh. Characters listen respectfully to each other.) A wooden box that serves as a jail bed, a coffin, a judge’s bench, a truck seat, a table, etc. MICHAEL We'll do whatever it takes tonight. gun JOSH Twelve gauge. ACTOR 1 (AS JOSH'S DAD) At least that showed an interest in music. JOSH It's simple math. ACTOR 3 (AS JOSH'S MOM) Josh, there's no way we're buying you a rifle. KATIE You don't have the proper frame of mind. Life imprisonment without possibility. ACTOR 1 (AS JOSH'S DAD) A snowboard you never used. JOSH Can't you give me another chance? JESSIE A pain that eats your heart. KATIE Yes. JOSH Names to write on the bullets. EMILY I miss waterskiing in Georgia. 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. Why can't it be like that? (Katie looks at Josh, beat, goes back to her book.) EMILY The buck turns and runs like the wind. EMILY Fourth shot misses! My life is junk. EMILY Without love. JESSIE Grandpa watches you load the rifle's magazine. This is the story of his fight to break free. This is modern, contemporary stuff, where lives are on the line, not a cartoon. My parents don't see me. MICHAEL Never? JESSIE Never meet people on the internet. ACTOR 4 (VOICE IN THE DARK) Two boxes of bullets should do it. Voices laugh mockingly in a rising crescendo with the drum.) JOSH Who's there? 64._ JOSH What do you want from me? KATIE Not fair. At the director's discretion, cut one or two of the following sections (5 or 10 lines) and let the Actors improvise. ACTOR 5/RUMOR I wonder if he really killed the buck. JOSH What movie? JOSH If you trust me, then get me the rifle now. EMILY I miss screaming at the football games. Don't you see that? DRUMMER (AS CON) Yo, bad boy. EMILY Its hot breath making weird ghosts in the cold air. It's over! KATIE You're just a lot of talk. Is this what I get for being honest? ACTOR 2/RUMOR I think it's Randy. ACTOR 2 (VOICE IN THE DARK) Show 'em who you are. Deceased gather behind Josh.) Josh..." Cue Actor 2, "What? ACTOR 1 (AS GRANDPA) C'mon, Josh. Deceased and Josh remain.) I knew what I was doing! EMILY Eat you for lunch. MATT I miss hanging out. Maybe I'll just kill myself. Kids laughing at me! DECEASED Paducah, Jonesboro, Springfield. Great hair. Even though this was written before the 1999 Columbine massacre, it is one of the massacres foreshadowed in this play. DRUMMER (AS CON) You'll see what we mean, bad boy. It's almost lunchtime. JOSH I thought it would be fun. Bang! This show is only an hour long and is being performed by our advanced theatre class in our black box theatre. Bang Bang You're Dead. Tell me one fact about that day. MICHAEL Why me? JOSH He didn't say but he's like Santa Claus--making a list, checking it twice. I can't bring you back to life! The whole thing will be off my record when I'm eighteen anyway. No hunting! JOSH I have nothing to say to you. KATIE Know so. [Because the courtroom scene is just a fantasy, it should be played speeded up, without pause, so that Josh's nightmare trial is over in a matter of seconds.]) MATT Alone. KATIE We want some answers tonight, Josh. JOSH Cross your heart and hope to die? (Final drumbeat.) 51._ JOSH Whoa...They'll all be in the cafeteria now. 17._ (The deceased wrap Josh in the blanket, pick him up, making the box a coffin. Deal? Deceased shine flashlights at Josh. ACTOR 1 (AS JOSH'S DAD) First you had to have a p.c., then every video game ever made, then a laptop-- JOSH For school, dad. ‎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. JOSH Mom? Production Order Order here Order scripts and other material for your entire cast and arrange your royalties here. R | 1h 33min | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 21 January 2008 (Hungary) Trevor is a troubled high school student, thanks to the effects of bullying. Bang Bang You're Dead is a 1999 one-act play written by William Mastrosimone. It's pointless, but sometimes amusing. JOSH Maybe I got something better to do. JOSH Just tell me who. JOSH Get out of my face. EMILY A heart nobody knows. JOSH I won't go! JOSH Thanks. I didn't know it would be like this. Anyway, thanks for listening. MICHAEL Just you and grandpa in his old, red truck. "Bang! ACTOR 3 (AS JOSH'S MOM) We'll talk about a rifle when we see all A's. (Josh backs away screaming "I won't go" as Chorus laughs mockingly. Katie takes her flashlight, turns it on under her chin.) ACTOR 3/RUMOR Why not? JOSH Okay, you get me the rifle and I'll bring home all A's on my next report card. ACTOR 3/RUMOR How do you know? ACTOR 5 (AS PRINCIPAL) Anything you want to say to me? Maybe it's my zodiac. V ¸ ó ô ø ù . Learn respect for firearms. It's killing me not to tell. MICHAEL Make your face a mask. I wanted to kill you but I didn't want you dead. It's just that we're not comfortable with guns. EMILY Your buck takes its last breath...You almost let yourself weep. ACTOR 1/RUMOR Ever hear of Paducah? A Bang Bang You're Dead (Bumm-bumm, meghaltál!) Stop it, please? MATT Not fair at all. ACTOR 2 Touchdown. Hope I died just right for you, Josh. Bang, Bang, You're Dead rejects this out of hand and gives everything a shade of grey, yet moves back, forgivably, from the logical climax to make a point about the theatricality of school life, much like the play on which it is sort-of-based. MICHAEL I miss hitting on girls. EMILY I miss going to the mailbox and getting a letter that I didn't expect. At school the teachers are giving this test and that paper and don't do this and don't do that. EMILY But deep inside you don't know if you can really pull the trigger. ALL Never. Why do you pretend I'm not there? ACTOR 5 (AS PRINCIPAL) (Repeat) Alright people, let's settle down... ACTOR 2 You're sweating, Josh. Terrill was one of 13 cast members in a local production of "Bang, Bang, You're Dead," a play that explores the mind and heart of a character named Josh - a 15-year-old who has shot and killed his parents and five of his schoolmates. All lights off. Learn more . ACTOR 4 (AS PSYCHOTHERAPIST) Why not? 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