Synopsis * “ShortN’Small” series

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.

teen run aways, running away, teenagers, classroom, short plays

“The Run-Away” 
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.

“The Bullies” tells of how Aamir, an honor role student is systematically attacked by a gang of bullies.bullying, bullies, high school, middle school, teens,one act, short stage play

 

 

shy, shyness, conceit, bullying, high school, middle school, teenagers,short plays, small casts, one act plays for the young actor

 

 

“Mean Girls” 

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?? homosexuality, teenagers, family, short plays, small casts, maternal love

 

 

 

 

 

cyber-bullying, bullying, girls who bully, short plays for teens, high school, middle school“You’re Fat, You’re Ugly and You Dress Weird”

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?


“Daughterland”

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? father and daughter relationship, divorce, teens, family, teenagers

 

 

short plays mystery,murder mystery, short plays, short plays for the young actor, short plays for teens,“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.

 


“The Last Text”
texting and driving, teen texting, short plays, high school, middle school,

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.

 

                        

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