Hairball by Lindsay Price - Theatrefolk

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Hairball

Recommended for High Schools and Middle Schools

Hairball

by Lindsay Price

A light vignette play about our obsession with hair. Flexible casting.

 About 25 minutes

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


 8
3M | 5W, Expandable to 14M+27W


Simple Set


 27 pages

Comedy Student Directors Vignettes

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Reviews from Past Producers

"I could have the Fu Manchu moustache one day or a mountain man beard or that stupid little tuft of hair right under the lip that some guys have that makes no sense because it doesn't cover anything but I would do it because I could!"

It's time to reveal your secret: You're obsessed with your hair. And why shouldn't you be?

Good hair makes your day. Bad hair gets you dumped.

Good hair gets you to the prom. Bad hair makes you look like an eggplant.

Good hair means you're popular. Bad hair means hat head for the rest of your life.

It's enough to make you want to tear your hair out! But you know what's better than obsessing about your hair? Watching OTHER people obsess about their hair! Now those people are crazy...

This is a vignette play! What is a Vignette Play?

8 Characters
3M, 5W, Expandable to 14M+27W

Characters in this play are currently identified as male or female. Directors are welcome to assign any gender (binary or non-binary) to any character and modify pronouns accordingly.


MAN ONE
Doctor, Sam, Prince One, Bob, Tommy. [M] 14 (2, 1, 2, 5, 4) lines

MAN TWO
Bradley, Prince Two, Werewolf, Todd, Jack. [M] 68 (15, 2, 4, 37, 10) lines

MAN THREE
Dr. Goodstein, Prince Three, Vern, Sean, Lewis. [M] 29 (6, 1, 6, 6, 10) lines

WOMAN ONE
Assistant, Lindy, Mia, Kaitlyn, Karen, Ghost. [W] 48 (1, 5, 1, 28, 13,) lines

WOMAN TWO
Customer, Cass, Emma, Rosa, Trisha, Stacey. [W] 32 (1, 5, 16, 4, 5, 1) lines

WOMAN THREE
Lucy, Rapunzel, Jean, Candace, Lauren. [W] 27 ( 6, 5, 4, 1, 11) lines

WOMAN FOUR
Rona, Madison, Zae, Amber, Teri, Chloe. [W] 49 (4, 29, 7, 2, 1, 6) lines

WOMAN FIVE
Gladys, Claire, Helen, Bonnie, Ms. Green. [W] 24 (1, 6, 3, 12, 2) lines

Prop List

Tray, variety of hairdressing instruments, walkman, cellphone, hairspray cans, scissors, box of blonde hair dye

Production Photos

Multimedia

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