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Classroom Study Guides

The following plays have free Classroom Study Guides available.

Use these to challenge students to deepen their understanding and connection to the plays they're studying.
Complete with pre-read questions and activities, close reading analysis, and post-read activities, these study guides allow you to provide an in-depth & theatrical learning experience.
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Home of the Brave

by Lee Cataluna

An excellent character-driven piece for middle school students. Inspired by hundreds of interviews with those associated by all branches of the service.

  • About 30 minutes
  • 4 M + 4 F
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools

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

Red Tee

by Lindsay Price

It’s time for role call. Who are you?

  • About 35 minutes
  • 1 M + 5 F + 6 Any Gender + 1 M or F + 1 Trans Man + 1 Non-Binary, Expandable to 29
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 35 pages

Drum Taps

adapted by Lindsay Price from Walt Whitman

A theatrical adaptation of a selection of Walt Whitman's civil war poems. See the words, the war, the blood come to life.

  • About 35 minutes
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools
  • 66 pages

Mummu

by Kirk Shimano

A one act play inspired by an ancient Sumerian myth depicting one of the first Mesopotamian gods.

  • About 25 minutes
  • 4 Any Gender
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools

The Burgundy Letter

by Kirk Shimano

Hester90 is publicly shamed and shunned for a racial slur against another student.

  • About 50 minutes
  • 1 M + 2 F + 6 Any Gender, plus 0-100 “The Anonymous” characters
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools
  • 39 pages

Finding Jo March

by Laramie Dean

You should know right away that this is not a traditional adaptation of Little Women.

  • About 120 minutes
  • 5 M + 5 F + 1 Any Gender + 3 F or NB
  • Recommended for High Schools
  • 85 pages

Not Going Anywhere

by Emma Fonseca Halverson

A Mexican family struggles to get by while ICE attempts to tear them apart.

  • About 30 minutes
  • 2 M + 3 F
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools
  • 25 pages

With Liberty and Justice For All

by Jeyna Lynn Gonzales

Voices from a BLM protest.

  • About 30 minutes
  • 1 M + 3 F + 3 Any Gender + 1 Trans Man
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools
  • 20 pages

The Pretty Princess Dollhouse for Pretty Princesses

by Emma Fonseca Halverson

Gabi is suffering from metaphoric asthma. The walls are closing in and she can’t breathe.

  • About 20 minutes
  • 2 F
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools
  • 16 pages

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