Better Than The Movie - Socially Distanced Version

Recommended for High Schools and Middle Schools

Better Than The Movie - Socially Distanced Version

by Jeffrey Harr

A socially-distanced version of Better Than the Movie.

 About 20 minutes

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


 3
1 M | 1 W | 1 Any Gender


Simple set

Comedy
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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!

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