Death, Morality, Revenge, Jealousy... all come to life from the page like corpses from the grave with the creepy, cross-curricular adaptation Shuddersome: Tales of Poe. Death, Morality, Revenge, Jealousy... all come to life from the page like corpses from the grave with the creepy, cross-curricular adaptation Shuddersome: Tales of Poe.
Recommended for High Schools
In the future teenagers are obedient and polite. But this behaviour comes at a price. A thought-provoking harrowing tale.
About 25 minutes
Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks
2M | 3W | 2 Any Gender
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A haunting, futuristic drama.
Teenagers in the future are obedient, polite, and respectful. This is due in large part to the government-required "Observation Sessions." But there is a dark underside to this utopian vision.
After learning her brother is scheduled to be "observed," one of the most obedient students starts to question the system. She must decide whether to remain obedient or speak out and face the consequences.
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