King of the Castle by Tom Slater and John Fray
King of the Castle is the story of a student’s victimization at the hands of a bully. Paul’s life is not only physically threatened, but when his best friend, Beth, starts to date Jake, the bully, their friendship is tested. Through violence, intimidation, manipulation and deceit, Paul’s world becomes a nightmare. All this and more lead to the dramatic conclusion of the play. King of the Castle is a gritty, harsh portrayal of the consequences of violence facing students today. The play is shocking, entertaining and educational.
Audience Age: Theatre for Teen Audiences
Suitable for School Performances: Students age 14+
Year Printed: 2011
First produced in 2001 at Fox Theatre, Guelph, ON.
Running Time: 45 minutes
Male Cast: 5
Female Cast: 4