Body Body by Lindsay Price - Theatrefolk

Body Body

Recommended for High Schools

Body Body

by Lindsay Price

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

Simple Set

 54 pages

Dramedy Character Study Issue-Based Movement-based

"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.

6 Characters
2 M, 4 W

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.

Madeline Flather [W] 372 lines
17 years old. Wants to be an actress.
Tummy [W] 168 lines
Nurturing figure.
Butt [W] 125 lines
Petite. Younger than other fats.
Chin [W] 166 lines
Plays beautiful sister. Should be tall.
Right Thigh [M] 113 lines
Left Thigh [M] 133 lines
Could be good looking. Intense.

Awards and Accolades

  • Awarded Silver at The 2011 Singapore Youth Festival.

Customer Feedback

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!

Jan Adamo, Franklin Academy

Prop List

Romeo and Juliet script, bag, journal, magazine, hairbrush

Production Photos


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