Short plays, small casts, no set, no costumes. Ideal for the classroom.
This series is on a myriad of topics ranging from silly and fun to suicide and murder. The collection offers twenty-six to date but the playwright shall be adding more as time goes on.
Synopsis: Molly is fifteen and defiant when it comes to the rules her single parent Mom has set down. When she is forbidden to see the older boy she is dating and then grounded for a month, Molly runs away. Only to find that the streets are no place to run to. This short play for the classroom or drama department offers a safe environment for teenagers to explore the risks of running away from home. 3f. 1m. Cast can be expanded.
Is she really stuck up? Or is she just shy? Some teenagers are so painfully shy that they put up a front so everyone thinks that they are unapproachable, cold, and stuck up. Bridgette is beautiful, tall, blonde and a cheerleader. But her shyness keeps her from making any friends and she is quickly getting a bad reputation for being stuck on herself.
“Great Expectations” The expectations from parents, teachers, coaches, and peers are great! Add in a young man who has known for years that he is gay. Will his parents support his choices? Will his ex-marine father, living the football dream through his son, understand and accept him when he chooses dance over sports??
Teenager, Aanya’s life has changed overnight…her two best friends no longer want to be seen with her. Now they hang with the most popular girl in school, Dakota, and her friends.
A gang of bullies who decide who’s in and who’s out. Aanya has always been told by her parents that she’s pretty and smart and can accomplish anything she wants to but…what if they’re wrong? What if she really is a fat loser, and weird, that no one wants to be friends with?
George has taken his daughter on their first vacation since the divorce. It was supposed to have created ‘quality time’ for them…but, George never sees her. Every day, she is off somewhere in the theme park with her new best friends. Tippy-Toe, one of the theme park characters befriends George. Is she just an actor dressed up in a fairy costume or something much more?
“The Art of Murder”
Monty is an unknown artist, living in Greenwich Village. From his third floor walk up, he watches his beautiful neighbor as she comes and goes. Too shy to approach her, he paints her again and again. Suddenly the police are at his door. 3m.
Four best friends drive to the Mall, after school, looking forward to shopping and going to the food court. Laughing, texting, talking on their cell phones, and not bothering with seat belts, it’s a recipe for disaster. 4f.
Click here to see them all!