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Middle School Plays

We specialize in middle school plays with age appropriate characters and relevant issues middle schoolers can relate to.
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Circo del Olimpo

by Lindsay Price

A Spanish translation of the play Circus Olympus.

  • About 70 minutes
  • 6 M + 9 F, Easily Expandable
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 63 pages

The Shadow Stories - A Cursed Play

by Matthew Webster

Five very old, very dangerous stories from around the world...

  • About 40 minutes
  • 8 M + 8 F + 15 Any Gender
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 45 pages

The House - Competition Length Version

by Lindsay Price

A competition-length cutting of The House

  • About 35 minutes
  • 25 Any Gender, 19 with doubling
  • Unit set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 32 pages

The House

by Lindsay Price

Based on four creepy stories about haunted houses.

  • About 75 minutes
  • 5 M + 9 F + 14 Any Gender
  • Unit set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 85 pages

Hoodie

by Lindsay Price

This middle school vignette play examines self-image and appearance.

  • About 35 minutes
  • 4 M + 7 F, Expandable to 18F 13M
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for Middle Schools
  • 38 pages

Box

by Lindsay Price

A middle school vignette play about the boxes we find ourselves in.

  • About 30 minutes
  • 3 M + 6 F + 9 Any Gender
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for Middle Schools
  • 35 pages

Alice

adapted by Lindsay Price from Lewis Carroll

An adaptation of Lewis Carroll's classic book. Practical solutions to all special effects. A magical trip to Wonderland!

  • About 45 minutes
  • 2 M + 3 F + 8 Any Gender, Plus Ensemble
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 27 pages

Franz Kafka Cancels His Cell Phone Plan

by Kirk Shimano

A modern absurdist play that puts elements from three of Franz Kafka’s works into the context of the everyday absurdities of our 21st century lives.

  • About 25 minutes
  • 5 Any Gender
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 17 pages

Shuddersome: Tales of Poe

adapted by Lindsay Price from Edgar Allan Poe

A vivid and theatrical adaptation of some of Poe's best known works. Multi length versions to fit every performance need.

  • About 45 minutes
  • 4 M + 5 F + 25 Any Gender, Doubling Possible
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 51 pages

School Daze

by Lindsay Price

Middle school is the tricky tightrope between being a kid and being a teenager. The characters try to keep their balance on the first day of middle school.

  • About 30 minutes
  • 16 M + 24 F + 14 Any Gender, Doubling Possible
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for Middle Schools
  • 28 pages

Anxiety is Orange

by Lindsay Price

Join the characters in this vignette play as they navigate the world, each other, and the greens, greys, blues, reds, pinks, yellows, and oranges around them.

  • About 25 minutes
  • 2 M + 7 F + 12 Any Gender, Doubling possible
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 23 pages

Drop Dead, Juliet!

by Allison Williams

Juliet has had enough! No more poison, stabbing, or dying. Romeo and Juliet will never be the same - or will it? Not everyone's so keen on the changes.

  • About 30 minutes
  • 4 M + 13 F + 1 Any Gender
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 30 pages

Circus Olympus

by Lindsay Price

The Greek Geek Circus has come to town with a ton of myths to share. A gleeful celebration with a large cast expansion, parts for all and a choice of length.

  • About 70 minutes
  • 6 M + 9 F, Easily Expandable
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 63 pages

Emotional Baggage

by Lindsay Price

Seven strangers meet in a train station. Instead of luggage, they all carry their "emotional baggage." The most unique play we sell - it has no dialogue.

  • About 30 minutes
  • 4 M + 4 F
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 27 pages

Deck the Stage!

by Lindsay Price

A Christmas collection like no other. Six short plays, all inspired by Christmas carols and can be performed as a full-length or individually.

  • About 70 minutes
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 47 pages

A Midsummer Night's Dream

cutting and notes by Lindsay Price from the original by Shakespeare

A one act annotated version of Shakespeare's magical tale of mischievous fairies, and love potions.

  • About 60 minutes
  • 6 M + 8 F + 7 Any Gender
  • Interior and Exterior
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 40 pages

The Bottom of the Lake

by Steven Stack

Who lies at the bottom of the lake? An awesome combination of ghost stories, urban legends, teen issues, absurd comedy, and film noir, all in a single play!

  • About 70 minutes
  • 2 M + 12 F + 2 Any Gender
  • Multiple Locations
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 39 pages

The Female Edison

by Lindsay Price

Margaret E. Knight was a 19th century inventor with two big but forgotten stories.

  • About 70 minutes
  • 2 F + 22 Any Gender
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 79 pages

Competition Scenes: Duets

edited by Lindsay Price

A collection of two-person scenes perfect for competition and classwork. All scenes from published Theatrefolk plays.

  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 107 pages

Hamlette

by Allison Williams

Hamlet is played by a girl in this twisty-turny comedic interpretation of the classic Danish tale.

  • About 30 minutes
  • 1 M + 1 F + 3 Any Gender, Expandable to 13
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 20 pages

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