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

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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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