Burn in Heaven

In war, is there a way to escape the bullet with your name on it?

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Synopsis

In a combat zone in the Middle East, an American soldier meets the Angel of Death, and desperately tries to bargain for life.

Roles

  • Gender Neutral: 1
  • Male: 1
  • Total roles: 2
Soldier
American, young. Can be male or female.
Angel of Death
A hooded figure, male.

Setting & Set Requirements

A limbo setting, empty, with sounds of military violence.

Productions

  • 2016 – Ye Olde Rose and Crown Pub Theater, London
  • 2015 – 15 Minute Play Festival, Incheon, South Korea

Sample

Angel of Death: On your knees.  You coward. And let this be the thought you take with you into eternity.  Not one of those you killed was your enemy.  Not one of them flew those planes. And two of them were children.

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