Free - Version 1

Recommended for High Schools

Free - Version 1

by Lindsay Price

A free picnic forces a struggling town to reconcile their belief systems with their greed.

 About 45 minutes

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

6 M | 10 W | 3 Any Gender

Simple Set

 40 pages

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Real to life drama with a shocking twist.

Two teenagers come across an abandoned picnic. A sign in front of the picnic says, FREE FOOD.

Promisetown has been in dire straits ever since the local factory closed two years ago. The townspeople attempt to divide the food fairly, but end up struggling to reconcile their belief systems with their greed.

A stranger appears out of nowhere, offering to solve their problems, but ends up altering the town's course forever.

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