Skid Marks: A Play About Driving

Recommended for High Schools and Middle Schools

Skid Marks: A Play About Driving

by Lindsay Price

Your first car. Getting your license, Getting pulled over. The relationship between teen and car makes a great backdrop for this vignette play.

 About 30 minutes

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

3 M | 5 W, Easily Expandable

Simple Set

 24 pages

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"I thought it was going to be easier. You just get in and you can drive. Who knew you'd have to watch out for buses filled with old people?"

What's your driving story? When did you get your first car? Did it take more than one try to get your license? Did your dad ever shout, "Do I have to stop the car?"

What does the car mean to you?

The car is freedom. The car is a trap. The car is your dream. The car is held together by duct tape. The car is being pulled over! The car is lost in the parking garage... somewhere... B10... D27... D37... 47...

What's your driving story?

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