Andrew Kooman is a Canadian author who writes for the page, stage, and screen. His writing has been published around the world and translated into more than 10 languages. Andrew’s stage plays have been produced across Canada and the United States.
Andrew is the author of the YA Series Ten Silver Coins and the critically acclaimed plays We Are the Body and She Has A Name which is now a feature film from Unveil Studios.
Jack is about to deploy overseas with the US Army for a 12-month stint. After a week of what Eva thinks is a terrible stomach flu, Jack insists that they see a doctor. Congratulations and shock are prescribed when they discover that instead of falling prey to bad batch of chicken wings, Eva is in fact pregnant and Jack is about to become a deployed father.
On graduation day, Marco is chafed to discover that his Degree of Responsibility is much smaller than he thought it would be. Now if he can only get the Powers That Be to fix their obvious error.
Emily, an honor student, is waiting for College Admission letters and receives responses from her top three school choices on the same day. Her parents nervously wait for Emily to come home to read their contents, and a mysterious fourth letter that is addressed to Emily that’s in a beautiful golden envelope with no return address.
Jessie and Laura meet under magical circumstances when a feather falls between them as they walk in a park. Fast-forward five years when they are married with two kids. The miracle of love and the magic of the falling feather is buried under piles of laundry.
Danielle discovers that a pair of tulip bulbs, forgotten in an old pot under the kitchen sink have started to bloom, despite being left in the dark. The strange occurrence helps her to finally deal with the grief she’s hidden away over the decades after losing her mom, buried deep down in part because of the busyness of raising her own family.
Anna returns to the small-town church she grew up attending for its annual Easter production after a ten-year absence. When she meets Joshua after the performance, her view of the cross as a tired, old symbol is challenged not only by his invitation to imagine it differently but her need for it to be something more.
Though He Crush Me is a surprising conversation between Christ and the devil
moments before the Crucifixion.
This short play is a great illustration tool for teachers and communicators alike and
serves as a powerful exploration of the enormous personal stakes and sacrifice for
Christ as he goes to the cross. With his hands tied behind his back and about to face
his greatest challenge yet, Christ is Intimidated and belittled by the devil who appears
to make him doubt the divine plan. But Christ turns the conversation, and the devil,
on their head with a powerful argument at the genius and wisdom of Heaven.
Though He Crush Me is certain to make audiences look at the story of
Good Friday with new eyes.