Not Going Anywhere

Recommended for High Schools

Not Going Anywhere

by Emma Fonseca Halverson

A Mexican family struggles to get by while ICE attempts to tear them apart.

 About 30 minutes

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


 5
2 M | 3 W


Simple set


 25 pages

Drama Character Study Issue-Based
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The Mexican family of Ale, Miguel, Mami and Papá are struggling to get by while ICE attempts to tear them apart.

Miguel wants nothing more than to not go anywhere, whereas Ale is desperate to leave and pursue theatre. This works out while Miguel works and helps out at home, and Ale goes to class and rehearsals, but when Miguel isn’t there anymore, Ale must choose between her future and her family.

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