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Play Scripts for Schools suitable for Teen

The Snow Queen

adapted by Mrs. Evelyn Merritt from Hans Christian Andersen

A theatrical adaptation of The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen.

  • About 35 minutes
  • 8 M + 20 F + 31 Any Gender, Doubling Possible
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools

The Snow Show

by Lindsay Price

A character driven toboggan ride through every experience you've ever had with snow. Wish for a snow day, make a snow angel, catch the first snowflake.

  • About 30 minutes
  • 4 M + 8 F, Expandable to 7M 13F
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 28 pages

Solo-Speare!: Shakespearean Monologues For Student Actors

edited by Lindsay Price

A collection of annotated Shakespearean monologues for student actors.

  • 17 M + 18 F
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 73 pages

Something Bad is Happening

by Bradley Walton

A friend disappears from an online session.

  • About 10 minutes
  • 2 M + 2 F
  • Online Performance
  • Recommended for High Schools

Something to Keep us Warm

by Stephen Gregg

A heartbreaking and hilarious one act. How does a family deal with watching one of their own disappear?

  • About 25 minutes
  • 1 M + 3 F + 5 Any Gender, Plus offstage voices
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools
  • 23 pages

Somewhere, Nowhere

by Lindsay Price

Senior students in a small town face a dilemma. Do they stay close to home, or do they run far away? A heartwarming and heartbreaking story.

  • About 105 minutes
  • 3 M + 13 F, Expandable to 5M+15F+7 Any Gender
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools

Split

by Bradley Hayward

Children of divorce are united through humor in this honest and theatrical look at the day to day reality of growing up in a family that's been torn apart.

  • About 35 minutes
  • 2 M + 3 F + 4 Any Gender, Easily Expandable to 28
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 35 pages

Status Update: A Symphony

by Bradley Hayward

Seven teenagers express their hopes and fears online in a rousing symphony of status updates.

  • About 10 minutes
  • 3 M + 4 F
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools

Stereotype High

by Jeffrey Harr

High school is full of stereotypes – or is it?

  • About 105 minutes
  • 9 M + 9 F + 4 Any Gender, Plus onstage crew
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools
  • 107 pages

Still

by Lindsay Price

Nate doesn't want to grow up, and Caroline already has. A bittersweet story with a twist.

  • About 15 minutes
  • 1 M + 1 F
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools

Storied

by Bradley Walton

In a magical dimension, three teenagers are pulled into a conflict between Good and Bad Ideas from classic tales. Who is to blame for the bad idea?

  • About 77 minutes
  • 6 M + 9 F + 5 Any Gender, Doubling Possible
  • Unit Set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 70 pages

Strawberries in Winter

adapted by Mrs. Evelyn Merritt from Aleksander Chodzko

Jack Frost spins the tale of Poor Marouckla who is tormented by her mean stepmother and her horse-faced stepsister. Based on a folktale by Aleksander Chodzko.

  • About 40 minutes
  • 1 M + 4 F + 12 Any Gender, plus Snow Dancers
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools, Middle Schools, and Elementary Schools
  • 31 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

Stroke Static

by Lindsay Price

The heartbreaking look at dementia from the inside. The struggle between real and fantasy. Past and present. An award-winning theatrical experience.

  • About 30 minutes
  • 2 M + 3 F, Easily Expandable
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools
  • 28 pages

Stupid is Just 4 2day

by Lindsay Price

Connect and commiserate with these characters who can't help but do stupid things. An amazing ensemble opportunity.

  • About 30 minutes
  • 3 M + 7 F, Easily Expandable
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 34 pages

Sunday Lunch

by Lindsay Price

The sons of a divorcée and a widow try to cope with this longstanding ritual.

  • About 10 minutes
  • 2 M
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools

The Super Non-Heroes

by Taryn Temple

Charlie may not be a superhero, but when she digs deep she discovers her unique talents to save the day.

  • About 60 minutes
  • 3 M + 7 F + 13 Any Gender
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for Middle Schools
  • 50 pages

The Support Group from Hell

by Jeffrey Harr

Wendy walks into a typical teen support group but quickly discovers that that the others are anything but typical.

  • About 15 minutes
  • 3 M + 5 F
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools

Sweep Under Rug

by Lindsay Price

In the future the issue of poverty is solved through separation and subserviance. A teen causes trouble simply because she wants to better herself.

  • About 35 minutes
  • 1 M + 3 F + 1 Any Gender
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools
  • 34 pages

Swimming With Sins

by Lindsay Price

Envy, Sloth and Greed meet up at the beach with Kindness, Generosity and Zeal for their yearly swim meet!

  • About 10 minutes
  • 2 M + 4 F
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools

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