Split by Bradley Hayward - Theatrefolk

Split

Recommended for High Schools and Middle Schools

Split

by Bradley Hayward

Children of divorce are united through humor in this honest and theatrical look at the day to day reality of growing up in a family that's been torn apart.

 About 35 minutes

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


 9
2 M | 3 W | 4 Any Gender, Easily Expandable to 28


Simple Set


 35 pages

Dramedy Character Study Issue-Based

Those with Mom, this way. Dad, that way. Upstairs and to the right. Second door on the left. Wait for clearance. Those moving, veer right. Those sharing, veer left. Stop for Grandma. Slow down. Turn for Grandpa. Speed up. Wait here. Wait there. This way. That way. Speed up. Straight ahead. Speed up. Straight ahead. Speed up. Straight ahead. Speed up. Speed up. Speed up. Lift off!

Children of divorce are united through humor in this honest and theatrical look at the day to day reality of growing up in a family that's been torn apart.

As these teenagers navigate a winding road that includes new bedrooms, new siblings and new responsibilities, they begin to put the pieces of their broken homes back together.

Free Classroom Study Guide

9 Characters
2 M, 3 W, 4 Any Gender, Easily Expandable to 28

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.

Priss, 13 [W] 36 lines
Hype, 12 [A] 29 lines
Strange, 14 [A] 55 lines
Flex, 15 [M] 45 lines
Hands, 17 [A] 48 lines
Flair, 17 [W] 30 lines
Snark, 16 [M] 40 lines
Chill, 16 [A] 31 lines
Brood, 17 [W] 41 lines

Prop List

Little pad, Stethoscope, Two glowing batons, Traffic cones, Beer, Binoculars, Cellphone, Stacks of wooden 2x4s, Hammer

Production Photos

Multimedia

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