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Completely, Absolutely Normal: Vignettes About LGBTQ+ Teens

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Completely, Absolutely Normal: Vignettes About LGBTQ+ Teens

by Bradley Walton

Ten interconnected vignettes with LGBTQ+ themes.

 About 35 minutes

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


 15
1M | 5W | 8M orW | 1 TransM


Simple set

Dramedy Character Study Issue-Based Vignettes

A girl's big moment of coming out takes an unexpected turn. High school sweethearts holding hands in public for the first time are greeted by hatred. A transgender teen struggles with an unaccepting best friend.

Ten interconnected vignettes with LGBTQ+ themes are unified by the emotion and humanity found in anyone who is completely, absolutely normal.

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15 Characters
1M, 5W, 8M orW, 1 TransM

Confession
JERI / JERRY [A] 1 line
A gay college freshman whose father is deceased.

An Awkward Conversation with Mom
CALLIE [W] 46 lines
A non-binary teenager (assigned female at birth) coming out to their mom, dating Zack.
MOM [W] 46 lines
Callie’s mother.

Proof
BRIAN / BRITTANY [A] 1 line
A closeted and scared gay teen, friends with Zack.

You Like Boys, Too
RITA [W] 32 lines
Julie’s mom, 40s, really wants her daughter to date a boy.
JULIE [W] 32 lines
Rita’s bisexual teenage daughter, dating Tiffany.

Conference Day
PETER / PATTY [A] 34 lines
A gay student accidentally outed to their mom by a teacher. Dating Austin / Ashley (both must be same birth sex).
MR / MRS WAKEFIELD [A] 33 lines
The teacher who outed Peter / Patty.

Brave
SHELLEY / SEAN [A] 33 lines
A teen nervous about holding hands in public.
DANA / DARRELL [A] 33 lines
Shelley / Sean’s slightly bolder significant other. Must be same birth sex.

The Door
ERIC [M] 1 line
Callie’s questioning older brother, a high school senior.

Just After Midnight
ZACK [M] 1 line
(Trans Male) Dating Callie, and a close friend of Brian / Brittany.

Not Interested
TIFFANY [W] 1 line
Julie’s girlfriend, has recently realized that she is asexual.

New Teacher Orientation
AUSTIN / ASHLEY [A] 24 lines
President of the school’s Gay-Straight Alliance, dating Peter / Patty (both must be same birth sex).
MR / MRS SHAW [A] 24 lines
A new teacher thinking about becoming GSA advisor.

Prop List

You Like Boys, Too
Magazine, book bag

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