If You Can't Make 'em Laugh, Make 'em Cry by Jeffrey ... - Theatrefolk

If You Can't Make 'em Laugh, Make 'em Cry

Recommended for High Schools and Middle Schools

If You Can't Make 'em Laugh, Make 'em Cry

by Jeffrey Harr

Annarosarosemarie is ready and raring to go for her first play audition. Miss Johnson is not ready to see what Annarosarosemarie has prepared. Not ready at all.

For a special Zoom-style version of the script, please see If You Can't Make 'em Laugh, Make 'em Cry - Virtual Version

 About 15 minutes

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


 2
2W


Simple set


 11 pages

Comedy Backstage Comedy

Annarosarosemarie is ready and raring to go for her first play audition. She blew off homework for a month just to prepare.

Miss Johnson is not ready to direct her first play. She’d rather eat glass. And she is so not ready to see what Annarosarosemarie has prepared. Not ready at all.

2 Characters
2W

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.

ANNAROSAROSEMARIE [W] 91 lines
A student auditioning for her first play. Over-enthused. Several Monologues.
MISS JOHNSON [W] 72 lines
A teacher taking audition for her first play. Under-enthused. Several Monologues.

Prop List

clipboard, pen, paper

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