Be kind to people, especially those that are different from you. We are stronger together than we are by ourselves. The Super Non-Heroes by Taryn Temple is an incredible play for middle-schoolers with an equally incredible message.

Monster Problems

Recommended for High Schools and Middle Schools

Monster Problems

by Lindsay Price

The transition from middle school to high school can be filled with problems. Monster problems.

 About 40 minutes

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


 24
9 M | 13 W | 2 Any Gender


Simple set


 40 pages

Dramedy Character Study Issue-Based
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"You've got a zombie. He follows you around and you still have your brain. How does that work?"

Starting high school can be nerve-wracking and problem-filled. Am I going to fit in? Am I going to be popular? Will I have the right reputation? What if I do something that ruins the rest of high school?

Olivia, Sam and Brooke are overwhelmed. They think about these problems all day, every day to the point that things are getting rather monstrous. They are going to have to deal with their problems or risk being consumed. Vampires, Zombies, and Snakes oh my! What happens when problems get the best of you?

This play was designed for a high school class to perform for middle school students and would be an excellent “intro to high school” project. Or use it in your middle school class as a tool for the transition into high school.

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