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Anxiety is Orange

Anxiety is Orange

by Lindsay Price

Colours can be symbolic. Red is fiery. Purple is royal. Blue is calming. Sometimes, colours can take on too much meaning. I can’t date you - you wear wenge! He sent yellow flowers! Orange gives my brother anxiety!

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. Does orange make you anxious?

» Anxiety is Orange is now available in Spanish! Click here for details. «


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This is a vignette play! What is a Vignette Play?

Recommended for High Schools and Middle Schools

About 25 minutes
Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks
21 Characters
2 M | 7 F | 12 Any Gender, Doubling possible
Simple set
23 pages
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Praise for Anxiety is Orange

Craig VanRenterghem
Marathon Center for the Performing Arts
Our young actors enjoyed performing this play. It allowed them an opportunity to develop humor as well as compassion without the burden of many technical requirements.
Victoria Wittmaier
Warrensburg Middle School
It went well and we enjoyed the vignette approach.
Robin Walsh
The students loved this play - I feel like it allowed them to express themselves in a safe environment. While doing reflections it opened up the floor to conversations about real-world issues and we channeled those emotions into the performance. It was great all around and I would love to do it again next year.

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