Recommended for High Schools and Middle Schools
The cross country road trip is the focus of this vignette play. Great for a classroom project or for competition. Short scenes with interesting characters.
About 40 minutes
Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks
2 M | 5 W, Easily Expandable
"Everybody should take a road trip. How do you know where you are if you don't know where you're from?"
Drive across country to change your life when you've never actually driven farther than the next block.
Drive all night for one last fling at the beach. And get completely, totally lost.
Drive your obnoxious brother and your doubly obnoxious sister because... because Mom said!
The road trip. Ever take one? Ever want to? Ever spent hours trapped in a car with your obnoxious brother eating double double burgers and your doubly obnoxious sister whining, "Are we there yet?" Who let those two in the car?!
Let these characters make that road trip for you. Join their journey and see where the road takes them. Are they driving as far away as possible, just to find their way home?
This is a vignette play! What is a Vignette Play?
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.
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A vignette play is a collection of short scenes on a theme. You'll love working with the variety and flexibility of the scenes. Your actors will love the fast pace and fun characters.
There's more. Every Theatrefolk vignette play holds the unexpected. A showcase monologue. A dramatic moment. A change in form. A left turn.
Ideal for classwork, competitions, and more!
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