Better Than The Movie by Jeffrey Harr - Theatrefolk

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Better Than The Movie

Recommended for High Schools and Middle Schools

Better Than The Movie

by Jeffrey Harr

First dates can be the worst or the best. Especially when you're on a date with the guy or girl of your dreams.

 About 20 minutes

Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks


 3
1M | 1W | 1 Any Gender


Simple set


 12 pages

Comedy

First dates can be the worst or the best. Especially when you're on a date with the guy or girl of your dreams.

Will the giant soda cause bladder issues? Will the Heimlich maneuver be needed over a popcorn kernel? Will the disgruntled guy in the back ruin everything? Read on to see how this date turns out!

3 Characters
1M, 1W, 1 Any Gender

Characters in this play are currently identified as male or female. Directors are welcome to assign any gender (binary or non-binary) to any character and modify pronouns accordingly.

Boy [M] 28 lines
First-date. Nervous.
Girl [W] 30 lines
Equally nervous.
Disgruntled Moviegoer [A] 12 lines
Just wants to see the movie. Can you blame them?

Prop List

booster seat, large soda, bag of popcorn

Production Photos

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