Huge Hands by Billy Houck - Theatrefolk

A Box of Puppies

Recommended for High Schools

Huge Hands

by Billy Houck

A scrawny teenaged boy envisions the perfect way to fight back.

 About 10 minutes

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


 10
1 M | 1 W | 8 Any Gender


Simple Set

Drama Character Study Issue-Based Monologues Student Directors

A scrawny teenaged boy envisions the perfect way to fight back.

This play is part of A Box of Puppies, a collection of 4 plays
10 Characters
1 M, 1 W, 8 Any Gender

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.

Sparky [M] 29 lines
A small adolescent boy, several monologues
Sparky’s Mom [W] 5 lines
Considers putting Sparky on Ritalin.
Sparky’s Friend, but not really [A] 9 lines
They’re on speaking terms.
A Random Kid [A] 2 lines
Just a kid in the wrong place at the wrong time.
A Gang of Kids (6) who bully Sparky [A]
One line, laughter, pointing

Prop List

A pair of huge hands, backpack, t-shirt

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