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by Bradley Hayward

Why do kids find it so hard to stop moving?

Kids are constantly being told to hold still. But that’s impossible when all they want to do is move forward at warp speed.

From disputes with friends and troubles at home, to negative self-image and unfortunate sugar highs, this vignette play explores the need to fidget in a world that gets more stressful every day. Jam-packed with rich characters and unique theatricality, this entirely gender flexible play is sure to entertain audiences of all ages.

Comedy Issue-Based Vignettes

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Recommended for High Schools and Middle Schools

About 30 minutes
Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks
6 Characters
6 Any Gender, Expandable to 28
Simple set
27 pages
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Praise for Fidget

bob paterson-watt
Woodbine Heights Baptist Church
From the first read, the cast owned it in their bodies. And as we made our way through rehearsals toward performance weekend, it had percolated into their hearts and souls. The playwright attended Friday's performance and was very emotional with gratitude for our collective treatment of his work.

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