Recommended for High Schools
Madeline has body issues. So much so that her different body parts are coming to life and talking back. But Madeline is tired of feeling bad about her body.
About 60 minutes
Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks
2 M | 4 W
"You want me to sign on the dotted line: I, Maddie, resign myself to being Fatty Flather for the rest of my life."
Madeline's got body image trouble.
So much so that different body parts are starting to come to life! Her tummy, butt, and thighs (personified as characters in the play) want Madeline to stay insecure and dependent on the food they tempt her with.
But Madeline doesn't want to feel bad about her body anymore. Tonight's the night she starts fighting back.
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.
Our plan is to produce the whole show (Shout!) in the fall next year. The concept is perfect for our new program.
Thank you so much for your generosity and for the fantastic material you provide. It is perfect for high school students.
We are taking Body Body and Power Play to competition this year. We'll keep our fingers crossed!
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A vignette play is a collection of short scenes on a theme. You'll love working with the variety and flexibility of the scenes. Your actors will love the fast pace and fun characters.
There's more. Every Theatrefolk vignette play holds the unexpected. A showcase monologue. A dramatic moment. A change in form. A left turn.
Ideal for classwork, competitions, and more!
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