Let Me In by Sholeh Wolpé - Theatrefolk

Let Me In

Recommended for High Schools and Middle Schools

Let Me In

by Sholeh Wolpé

Jazmine tries to get into the movie theatre, but the inspector has other ideas.

 About 10 minutes

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


 9
3 M | 4 W | 2 Any Gender


Simple set

Drama

Jazmine is a teenager who has recently immigrated from Yemen. She arrives at the movie theatre, late for her date.

The teenage inspector, who checks people’s bags for food, demands Jazmine discard a piece of chocolate she’s been carrying around in her bag for sentimental reasons. Jazmine refuses.

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9 Characters
3 M, 4 W, 2 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.

TICKET GUARD [M] 13 lines
Passive young man who is very involved with his phone… texting, looking at Instagram, etc.
INSPECTOR [W] 36 lines
Aggressive late teens woman eager to assert her power.
JAZMINE [W] 42 lines
Mild mannered Yemeni teenager with slight accent.
MOVIEGOER 1 [A] 1 line
MOVIEGOER 2 [W] 2 lines
MOVIEGOER 3 [A] 2 lines
MOVIEGOER 4 [M] 0 lines
JAZMINE’S DATE [M] 1 line
A teenage boy.
GIRLFRIEND [W] 0 lines

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