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darklight

darklight

by Lindsay Price

darklight examines depression and anxiety in teens. Characters fight their inner thoughts, search for their truths, and have surreal conversations with death. Some fail, some find hope.

This is a relevant and necessary issue to explore.

Drama Experimental Form Issue-Based Movement-based Vignettes

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This is a vignette play! What is a Vignette Play?
About 35 minutes
Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks
16 Characters
2 M | 4 W | 10 Any Gender, Plus THOUGHTS (10 to 20 actors)
Simple set
38 pages
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Praise for darklight

Jade Hanham
Hawkes Bay Youth Theatre
The students were totally engaged with this play from the very first reading. It is a thought-provoking piece with lots of opportunities for physical theatre. It does delve into serious subject matter but this is the reality for many young people. My students also appreciated that the issues were expressed through the teenage perspective.
Fallon Prince
Langenburg Central School
The technical elements fit so well with the action - a fabulous challenge for our lighting and sound techs.
Rachelle Kinn
CHS Theatre Department
darklight is a great play about a topic no one want to talk about. It was a challenging and rewarding play to direct.

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