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School Daze

School Daze

by Lindsay Price

You remember middle school. That first day can be a funhouse or a hall of horrors. Will I fit in or be left behind? Did I wear the right clothes? How will I find the right class? Why do those eighth graders look so big...

Middle school is the tricky tightrope between being a kid and being a teenager. How did you fare? Did you fall off the tightrope? Did you hold on?

See the characters in School Daze try to keep their balance on the first day of middle school.

Comedy Choral Work Vignettes Young Audiences

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This is a vignette play! What is a Vignette Play?
About 30 minutes
Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks
54 Characters
16 M | 24 F | 14 Any Gender, Doubling Possible
Simple Set
28 pages
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Praise for School Daze

Amy De Friese
Bernardo Yorba Middle School DRAMA/ Placentia Yorba Linda School District
Our production was well received by adults and our middle school audience.
Abigail Bordak-Raaflaub
Thomas Jefferson Middle School/Music Boosters
The students loved seeing snapshots of middle school life and found it easy to connect to. Our student performers had some really great conversations around different issues they personally have dealt with or seen other kids deal with. During a time when our students have really been closed off from each other and activities they are involved in, we needed this show more than we all realized.
We have done this play three times now across many years. It's a crowd pleaser for sure! Students identify with the characters and situations as well as the audiences of all ages. Easy costumes, no set, light props and super easy to direct.

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