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Claque Attack: a clapping contemplation on the nature of applause

Recommended for High Schools and Middle Schools

Claque Attack: a clapping contemplation on the nature of applause

by Lindsay Price

Do you control the audience or does the audience control you?

 About 35 minutes

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


 37
37 Any Gender, Doubling Possible


Simple set


 33 pages

Comedy Vignettes

The standing ovation. The regram. The cheer. The boo. The slow clap. The post like. The lengthy applause.

How do you show your appreciation? How do you get the applause you want? How do you make the audience applaud? Do you control the audience or does the audience control you? Join us and find out the answers to all this and more…

A fantastic class play!

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37 Characters
37 Any Gender, Doubling Possible

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.

Rire [A] 10 lines
The Claque Attack Clique
Applaudier [A] 3 lines
The Claque Attack Clique
Remarque [A] 8 lines
The Claque Attack Clique
Acclamer [A] 8 lines
The Claque Attack Clique
Rejecter [A] 8 lines
The Claque Attack Clique
Patrice [A] 7 lines
Cheers and applauds Reine as they cross the stage.
Norice [A] 6 lines
Cheers and applauds Reine as they cross the stage.
Reine [A]
Slowly crosses the stage and then celebrates.
Acel [A] 4 lines
Confused at why Reine is being cheered and applauded for crossing the stage.
Evon [A] 3 lines
Confused at why Reine is being cheered and applauded for crossing the stage.
Vidal [A] 19 lines
Manages the Claque Clique.
Citroen [A] 15 lines
A Playwright who wants success.
Berneen [A] 5 lines
Wants something for nothing. Wants something for nothing.
Lorin [A] 8 lines
Not impressed with the previous play.
Octave [A] 14 lines
Enjoyed the previous play.
Alair [A] 17 lines
Easily swayed to others points-of-view.
Valentin [A]
Trying to figure out when applauding is appropriate and being found wanting.
Alix [A] 15 lines
Amou's Friend. Is very supportive.
Zurie [A] 18 lines
Amou's Friend. Not funny.
Amou [A] 12 lines
Failed Chemistry and is using jokes to cope.
Malleville [A] 18 lines
Actor. Pretentious.
Fabrice [A] 15 lines
Actor and play backer.
Tallis [A] 15 lines
Play Backer deciding whether to back Malleville's play.
Moreau [A] 17 lines
In a never ending clapping situation
Petain [A] 13 lines
In a never ending clapping situation
Manet [A] 5 lines
In a never ending clapping situation
Binoche [A] 10 lines
In a never ending clapping situation
Delaunay [A] 8 lines
In a never ending clapping situation
Perrin [A] 2 lines
Entitled, Vain, and Misguided.
Talon [A] 2 lines
Entitled, hard-core fan.
Jourdan [A] 2 lines
Entitled and attention-seeking.
Theron [A] 5 lines
Trying to get the perfect selfie.
Orane [A] 4 lines
Trying to get Theron to listen.
Veronique [A] 4 lines
Diva
Darcel [A] 22 lines
Finds out and reacts to being named to Emperor Nero’s Personal Yay Team
Dru [A] 29 lines
Finds out and reacts to being named to Emperor Nero’s Personal Yay Team
Daine [A] 18 lines
Finds out and reacts to being named to Emperor Nero’s Personal Yay Team

Prop List

Applause Sign on a Stick, Boo Sign on a Stick, Cellphone (2), Scroll

Production Photos

Multimedia

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