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Same Room, Different Story - One Act Version

Recommended for High Schools

Same Room, Different Story - One Act Version

by Claire Broome

This vignette play explores relationships and situations that speak to today’s teens in a variety of genres with flexible gender roles.

 About 35 minutes

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


 19
7M | 7W | 5 Any Gender


Simple set


 36 pages

Comedy Drama Character Study Vignettes

A teenager’s bedroom is important. It’s a place to hide, to consider choices, to reveal. And sometimes, it’s a place to practice the periodic table. Stories can be found under the bed, in a suitcase, in a box that may or may not hold body parts…

Same Room, Different Story is the ideal high school play, perfect for a class project or drama club. This vignette play explores relationships and situations that speak to today’s teens in a variety of genres with flexible gender roles.

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19 Characters
7M, 7W, 5 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.

Julia [W] 33 lines
Hiding in room for their friend Sam's surprise Birthday Party. Kind and Caring Friend.
Dylan [A] 23 lines
Hiding in room for their friend Sam's surprise Birthday Party. A bit skeptical of the idea.
Noah [M] 50 lines
Begrudingly hiding for surprise party for his friend Sam, who he has feelings for.
Lexi [W] 44 lines
Type A. Mastermind behind surprise party for her friend Sam.
Scott [M] 29 lines
Kyna's Study Partner. He has feelings for Kyna but is afraid to tell her.
Scott's Brain [M] 37 lines
Scott's Subconcious Brain. Speaks Scott's Subtext throughout the scene.
Kyna [W] 32 lines
Scott's Study Partner. She has feelings for Scott but is afraid to tell him.
Kyna's Brain [W] 33 lines
Kyna's Subconcious Brain. Speaks Kyna's Subtext throughout the scene.
Noor [A] 47 lines
Helps Kyra, Jordan, Isaac, and Mateo get into their friend's room to search it. Feels compassion towards them even though they are not "cool" kids.
Kyra [A] 36 lines
Trying to get down to the bottom of why their friend is gone by searching his room.
Jordan [A] 12 lines
Trying to get down to the bottom of why their friend is gone by searching his room.
Isaac [A] 27 lines
Trying to get down to the bottom of why their friend is gone by searching his room.
Mateo [A] 39 lines
Trying to get down to the bottom of why their friend is gone by searching his room.
Ava [A] 10 lines
Cool Kid. Did not plan on spending their evening this way.
Ellis [A] 10 lines
Trying to sleep the night before a big test.
Brain [A] 50 lines
Speaks for Ellis's Brain.
Body [A] 44 lines
Controls and Speaks for Ellis's physical body.
Subconscious [A] 24 lines
Speaks for Ellis's Subconcious mind and is focused intently on the periodic table of elements.
Irrational Thinking [A] 19 lines
The part of the brain that over-reacts and expresses anxiety.

Prop List

Cellphone (2), Notebooks, Copy of Romeo & Juliet, Backpack (2), Cellphone, Notebooks, Copy of Romeo & Juliet, Backpack, Shoebox, Poker Set, Writing Utensil, Photo, Calculator, Piece of Paper

Multimedia

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