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Play Scripts for Schools suitable for Teen

The Taming of the Shrew

cutting and notes by Lindsay Price from the original by Shakespeare

A one act annotated version of Shakespeare's controversial tale about the relationships between men and women.

  • About 60 minutes
  • 5 M + 3 F + 9 Any Gender
  • Interior and Exterior
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 38 pages

The Tempest

adapted by Craig Mason from Shakespeare

A modern version of this Shakespeare classic. A great introduction to the story and the bard.

  • About 40 minutes
  • 7 M + 2 F
  • Exterior
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 27 pages

Ten / Two

by Lindsay Price

Ten plays for two actors. The plays can be performed individually or all together for a full evening of theatre. Excellent for the classroom or competition.

  • About 100 minutes
  • 3 M + 7 F + 10 Any Gender
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 81 pages

Ten Minute Play Series: All Girls

by Lindsay Price

A collection of short plays with interesting, engaging, vivid parts for girls.

  • About 10 minutes
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools
  • 60 pages

Ten Minute Play Series: Be Challenged

by Lindsay Price

A collection of short plays with challenging stories and complex characters.

  • About 10 minutes
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools
  • 64 pages
This collection contains Bottle Baby, Hall Pass, Juice Box, Oh Chad, Sunday Lunch, and You

Ten Minute Play Series: Girls & Guys

by Lindsay Price

A collection of short plays that examines the relationships between girls and guys.

  • About 10 minutes
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools
  • 65 pages

Ten Minutes, Ten Minutes, Ten Minutes, Ten Minutes

by Lindsay Price

My mantra is better than your mantra, especially when it comes to late teachers.

  • About 10 minutes
  • 2 Any Gender
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools

Theatrefolk's Ten-Minute Play Collection

by Lindsay Price

A collection of ten minute plays.

  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools
  • 55 pages

Thief

by Lindsay Price
  • About 10 minutes
  • 1 M + 1 F
  • Simple Set

This Phone Will Explode at the Tone

by Lindsay Price

A vignette play about communication. Great for classwork.

  • About 20 minutes
  • 2 M + 2 F, Expandable to 33
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 20 pages

Thought Traps

by Lindsay Price

Ariane and Kate deal with people from their past who invade their head space. Will either be able to set themselves free?

  • About 35 minutes
  • 2 M + 5 F + 1 M or F + 2 Non-Binary
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools
  • 37 pages

Through the Looking-Glass

adapted by Lindsay Price from Lewis Carroll

Alice is back in Wonderland and looking to become Queen. This adaptation is a fantastical physical journey for both actor and audience.

  • About 35 minutes
  • 3 M + 3 F + 7 Any Gender, + Wonderland Ensemble
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 38 pages

ths phne 2.0: the next generation

by Lindsay Price

A vignette play that looks at 21st century communication. Blog your innermost thoughts. Break up by text. Express your deepest emotions through LOL's and smilies.

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

Tick Talk

by Lindsay Price

The teenagers in Tick Talk have much to say, but no way to say it. Characters are limited to only ONE WORD for the whole play. A great challenge for actors.

  • About 25 minutes
  • 2 M + 6 F + 5 Any Gender
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools
  • 31 pages

Time, What Is It?

by Lindsay Price

A teenager asks the wrong guy for the time.

  • About 10 minutes
  • 2 Any Gender
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools

To Kill a Mocking Birdie

by Clint Snyder

Birdie would like you to meet her parents: a goldfish and a moldy piece of bread. It's a perfectly crazy dinner party. Consider this your invitation.

  • About 30 minutes
  • 1 M + 4 F + 4 Any Gender
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 23 pages

The Tower of Tyler

by Lindsay Price

Tyler is a star. But his sister is getting tired of keeping his secrets.

  • About 25 minutes
  • 3 M + 8 F + 7 Any Gender
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools

The Tragicomedy of Julia Caesar

by Dave Hammers

Sarah and Dave think it would be fun to direct a play for drama club. And they both love Julius Caesar. What could go wrong?

  • About 82 minutes
  • 5 M + 4 F + 22 Any Gender
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 85 pages

Treasure Island

adapted by Todd Espeland from Robert Louis Stevenson

Pirates sponging for rum, treasure maps filled with pieces of eight!

  • About 70 minutes
  • 12 M + 8 F, Plus patrons & pirates, gender flexible
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 50 pages

Treasure Island (One Act Version)

adapted by Todd Espeland from Robert Louis Stevenson

A one act cutting of Treasure Island

  • About 35 minutes
  • 12 M + 8 F, Plus patrons & pirates, gender flexible
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 39 pages

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