Red Room on a Dark Web

Two desperate teenagers, Kevin and Dezba, need quick, hard cash to finance an escape from their post-industrial city. Decayed factories, now rusted and ruined metal monsters, bully and taunt the teens as this town of urban decay literally poisons them with its bad air and bad water. The friends feel like they’ve struck gold when they find a “Create the best Creepypasta” contest on the darknet that awards $10,...
Two desperate teenagers, Kevin and Dezba, need quick, hard cash to finance an escape from their post-industrial city. Decayed factories, now rusted and ruined metal monsters, bully and taunt the teens as this town of urban decay literally poisons them with its bad air and bad water. The friends feel like they’ve struck gold when they find a “Create the best Creepypasta” contest on the darknet that awards $10,000. But when Dezba’s father’s stash of valuable copper is stolen he does the unthinkable after he learns his daughter knows how to make money on the darknet.
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Red Room on a Dark Web

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  • Jan Rosenberg:
    6 Nov. 2019
    Thrilled to read a play that recognizes that horror stems from real life-especially love the use of creepypasta! This play is unflinching, about 2 teens trying to survive in a wasteland.

Development History

  • Reading
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    Primary Stages ESPA Drills
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    2019

Awards

Semi-Finalist
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Lab Residency
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The Mitten
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2019
Semi-Finalist
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Working Farm
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SPACE on Ryder Farm
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2018
Selection
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Drills
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Primary Stages ESPA
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2018
Selection
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Horton Foote Scholarship
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Sewanee Writers' Conference
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2018