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Box

Box

by Lindsay Price

Sometimes we choose the way the world sees us. Black box - indestructible. Jewelry box - plain on the outside, shiny on the inside. Sometimes our box is defined by others - our parents, our friends, our enemies. A box built by others can feel small, confined, impossible.

How do we handle the boxes imposed upon us because of our gender? Our race? From peer pressure? From parent pressure? Do we have to live with our box for the rest of our lives? Can we change?

Box is a middle school vignette play with flexible casting. It can be expanded for a large cast or reduced to a cast of 10 with doubling. Excellent small scene and monologue opportunities.

» Box is now available in Spanish! Click here for details. «

Dramedy Issue-Based Movement-based Vignettes

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This is a vignette play! What is a Vignette Play?
About 30 minutes
Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks
18 Characters
3 M | 6 W | 9 Any Gender
Simple set
35 pages
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Praise for Box

amanda wallace
PARK VIEW SCHOOL
My students loved the content of the show and had an absolutely amazing experience performing.
Heather Tate
Nichols Middle School
Our production of Box was by far the best ensemble work done by any group of students I've worked with. It was a wonderful combination of scenes and monologues that let each actor shine. The material was so relatable to the students that they were able to really connect to the characters and the audience enjoyed it so much.
Kathleen Switzer
El Dorado High School
We loved the themes that ran through the script, and the vignette nature of the play makes it great for a class project. Particularly given the current level of stress placed on students regarding fitting in on social media, college acceptance, etc... it was a wonderful outlet for kids to be able to express what it feels like to be a teenager.

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