Work Selection #1:

She Kills Monsters

by Qui Nguyen
Directed by Glynis Rigbsy
Scenic Design by Michael Minahan
Costume Design by Seth Bodie
Lighting Design by Miriam Crowe

She Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans as she move out of her childhood home in Athens, Ohio following the death of her teenage sister, Tilly. When Agnes finds Tilly’s Dungeons & Dragons notebook, however, she stumbles into a journey of discovery and action-packed adventure in the imaginary world that was Tilly’s refuge. In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90s pop culture, acclaimed young playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek and warrior within us all (

 Please listen to selections from the show below. For more detailed description of the design process, please see the Design Approach

All photos by Scott Wynn. 

The New School for Drama
Spring 2015

None of the music in these selection is owned or composed by Beth Lake.