betweenity by Lindsay Price - Theatrefolk

betweenity
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betweenity

by Lindsay Price

This vignette play explores the beats, pauses, and neverending silences in conversation. An excellent class project with parts for everyone.

 About 30 minutes

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


 12
4 M | 4 W | 4 Any Gender, Easily Expandable


Simple Set


 29 pages

“It’s the grace in-between. It’s the breath left unseen. It’s the catch and the break and the hole in the screen.”

We’ve all been there. The awkward pause. The silence where you just can’t think of something to say. The space in-between words where nothing is said and yet so much is spoken. The state of being between.

This vignette play explores the beats, pauses, and never-ending silences in conversation. The girl who tries to tell her best friend she wants to date him. The boy who creates the wrong kind of pause. The sister who is dealing with the silent treatment. The guy who wants to confess but can’t open his mouth. The daughter who doesn’t want to talk because talking makes her remember.

An excellent class project play with parts for everyone at all levels with a great technique exploration. How do you act in a pause?


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Awards and Accolades

  • Cambridge-Isanti High School - 2013 - Mississippi 8 Starred Performance, Minnesota sub-section 7AA Champions, Minnesota Section 7AA Champions, and Minnesota State Festival Performers

Characters

 12
4 Men, 4 Women, 4 Any Gender, Easily Expandable

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.

Gap [W]
35 lines
itch [W]
40 lines
pace [W]
74 lines
tay [W]
22 lines
Breath [M]
46 lines
Still [M]
17 lines
Freeze [M]
36 lines
Thick [M]
22 lines
Beat [A]
59 lines
Hold [A]
14 lines
Rest [A]
9 lines
Pause [A]
8 lines


Prop List

envelope, large jar of jellybeans


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Multimedia

Video

The Swimming Pool Song Actions


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betweenity
by Lindsay Price

 About 30 minutes

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


 12
4 M | 4 W | 4 Any Gender, Easily Expandable


Simple Set


 29 pages

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