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Boat

Boat

by Lindsay Price

Sometimes it’s easy to see the world as your own personal sinking ship. It’s way easier to look into our own whirlpool than look out at what’s going on with others. I don’t care about them. Why should I? They’re not like me. They’re wrong.

In this one-act middle school vignette play, characters come face-to-face with the fact that there are other people in their boat. Some are different. Some only seem different.

Who will learn to paddle together? Who will spin in circles? Who will realize we’re all in the same boat and we always have been?

Issue-Based Student Directors Vignettes
This is a vignette play! What is a Vignette Play?
About 35 minutes
Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks
14 Characters
4 M | 7 W | 3 Any Gender, Expandable to 32
Simple set
35 pages

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