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by Christian Kiley

A group of students have an online meeting with their principal while they’re all under quarantine. They want to regain normalcy and recoup what they’ve lost as seniors: prom, school play, graduation. But nothing is normal. Everyone is losing things. It’s a scary and uncertain time, like a fire has destroyed memories that haven’t happened yet.

This play is intended to be performed in a video conference call or meeting. It is specifically geared toward actors who are not in the same physical space.

Drama Issue-Based

Average Producer Rating:

About 15 minutes
Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks
11 Characters
1 M | 1 F | 9 Any Gender
Online Performance
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Praise for Commence

Monica Andrews
Monarch High School
This was such a relevant and poignant show. My students had a great time working on it and our audiences had wonderful feedback about how much it meant to hear the topics discussed in an entertaining and honest way.
Jennifer Davies
This was a really perfect play for our group of seniors this year. It is a very heartfelt play and something my class loved.

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