Death of Parent God by Benj Gallander
A philosophical comedy concerning a "visionary" who knows of God's death and must spread the word while combatting his atheism and personal insecurities. The piece is designed to provoke thought and promote tolerance. Audience participation can be invited adding to the experimental nature of the work.
Keywords: God, death, Christianity, atheist, agnostic, Jesus, television, devil, violence, prophet, funeral, Pope, bible, peace, hitchhiking, belief, gender. sexist, rape, genocide, racism, chaos, Freud, philosophy, love. Socrates, Plato, faith, afterlife, Lord
First Produced: 1991 at Tarragon Theatre, Toronto.
Running TIme: 70 minutes
Male Cast: 3
Female Cast: 2