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Alan Haehnel

Alan Haehnel teaches English at Hanover High School in Hanover, New Hampshire.   With his wife, he lives across the river in Vermont.  In addition to teaching and writing, Alan enjoys performance poetry, camping, and playing volleyball. He has written and published over 120 plays that have been produced across the world.  If you would like to correspond with Alan about anything play-related, including potential collaborations with your group, he would love to hear from you at haehnela@gmail.com.  

Plays by Alan Haehnel

Being Bianca: The Semi-Complete Guide

by Alan Haehnel

Bianca wants to help everyone be the best they can be. Well, she wants everyone to be just like her. Because what's better than being Bianca? Huge cast comedy.

  • About 30 minutes
  • 2 M + 10 F + 38 Any Gender, Doubling and Tripling Possible
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools
  • 35 pages

One Hundred Lies

by Alan Haehnel

In this poignant comedy, Liz Nostrand presents her life as a competition: 100 significant lies told by and to Liz. But what about the lies she's told herself?

  • About 30 minutes
  • 5 M + 10 F, Doubling Possible
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools
  • 27 pages

Rebootilization

by Alan Haehnel

Stories are under attack. It's a pandemic so big, the government’s involved. The rebootilization plan is foolproof so long as pirates don't get loose....

  • About 120 minutes
  • 13 M + 15 F + 25 Any Gender, Expandable to 85+
  • Unit set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 82 pages

Stressed

by Alan Haehnel

Stress is driving a teen quartet crazy - so much so they can't stop talking about it. This play is a symphony of sound and character.

  • About 30 minutes
  • 1 M + 2 F + 1 Any Gender
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools
  • 22 pages

Water. Gun. Argument.

by Alan Haehnel

A squirt gun would never be mistaken for a real gun, right?

  • About 40 minutes
  • 4 M + 8 F + 37 Any Gender, Using doubling, the play could be performed with as few as 18 actors
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools
  • 30 pages

Will and Whimsy: Sixteen Dramatically Illustrated Sonnets of Shakespeare

by Alan Haehnel

Shakespeare's Sonnets come alive in this play where modern scenes play hand in hand with the original text. Very flexible casting.

  • About 50 minutes
  • 8 Any Gender, Expandable to 35
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 43 pages

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