Chemo Girl by Christian Kiley - Theatrefolk

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Chemo Girl and Other Plays

Recommended for High Schools

Chemo Girl

by Christian Kiley

Camille is pulled into the video game world that mirrors her fight against cancer.

 About 25 minutes

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


 16
3W | 13 Any Gender, Doubling Possible, ensemble expandable to 26 or more


Simple Set

Drama Character Study Experimental Form Issue-Based Movement-based

Camille is given a video game system from her mom as a form of recovery therapy for cancer. She prefers reading books. Video game worlds lack realism and she believes they will not help her fight against cancer. However, Camille is pulled into the video game world that mirrors her fight. She meets the Gamemaster and takes on the screen name Chemo Girl.

This play is part of Chemo Girl and Other Plays, a collection of 4 plays
16 Characters
3W, 13 Any Gender, Doubling Possible, ensemble expandable to 26 or more

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.

GIRL, Camille [W] 98 lines
She is battling cancer. Screen name: Chemo Girl
MOM [W] 29 lines
Has come back to give her daughter the power to fight
GAMEMASTER [A] 37 lines
Is in charge of Save the Planet (the video game world)
WITCH [W] 8 lines
Guards the forbidden forest of living trees
LAGGER [A] 10 lines
Flies behind the flyers and helps GIRL PARTS OF THE STORM 1, TREES, MINES, STATUES, PATIENTS, FLYERS, PARTS OF THE STORM 2

Prop List

Wrapped video game system

Production Photos

Multimedia

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