Scenes from a Quarantine by Lindsay Price - Theatrefolk

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Scenes from a Quarantine

Recommended for High Schools and Middle Schools

Scenes from a Quarantine

by Lindsay Price

This vignette style play can be easily performed using an online platform and has a variety of scenes to address all student skill levels.

 About 25 minutes

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


 21
21 Any Gender, Minimum of 4


Online Performance

Dramedy Issue-Based Vignettes

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Did you know COVID-19 likes to be known as Co? And what if Romeo and Juliet missed their marriage by one day because of a stay-at-home order? Would they still make it?

You know all the people in Scenes From a Quarantine. The person who thinks quarantine is going to be easy. The person whose life changed overnight. The person who thinks hairdressers are an essential service. The person who just wants to use class meetings to talk.

This vignette style play can be easily performed using an online platform and has a variety of scenes to address all student skill levels.

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21 Characters
21 Any Gender, Minimum of 4

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.


Easy Peasy?
Sky [A] 1 line
An introvert who learns quarantine is far from easy

Love in Quarantine
Romeo [A] 32 lines
Thinks a lot of himself and his abilities
Juliet [A] 32 lines
Wants romance but prone to being testy

Gone
Danny [A] 1 line
An ambitious student who has lost all momentum

Just Like the Rest of Us
Robin [A] 13 lines
Feels superior all the time
Wren 14 lines
Just wants to survive like a normal human being

Best Friends
Alex [A] 16 lines
Wants life to go back to normal
Co (COVID-19) [A] 16 lines
Loves being a pandemic disease

Breakout Room
Bay [A] 14 lines
A bully who is worried about family
Greer [A] 21 lines
A quiet overachiever who has found their voice
Sam [A] 19 lines
An extrovert who just wants to talk

Desperate Times
Marley [A] 1 line
Willing to take desperate measures in desperate times

Meanwhile…
Shadow [A] 14 lines
A ruler who demands order. Also a cat.
Lucky [A] 13 lines
A happy-go-lucky dog

Retraction
Jesse [A] 1 line
Someone who thought they wanted chaos. Turns out not so much.

Meetings are Hell
WAR [A] 24 lines
One of the four horsemen of the apocalypse
PESTILENCE [A] 19 lines
One of the four horsemen of the apocalypse
FAMINE [A] 12 lines
One of the four horsemen of the apocalypse
DEATH [A] 8 lines
One of the four horsemen of the apocalypse

Guilt
Dorian [A] 1 line
Can’t come to terms with their guilt

Best Friends - Thwarted
August [A] 15 lines
A diligent hand washer and no push over
Co (COVID-19) [A] 15 lines
Loves being a pandemic disease

Sunshine
Sky [A] 1 line
An introvert who learns quarantine is far from easy

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