Sweep Under Rug

Recommended for High Schools

Sweep Under Rug

by Lindsay Price

In the future the issue of poverty is solved through separation and subserviance. A teen causes trouble simply because she wants to better herself.

 About 35 minutes

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


 5
1 M | 3 W | 1 Any Gender


Simple Set


 34 pages

Drama Character Study Issue-Based
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"When you have a Bobby Sue to tell you what to do, life gets better!"

Sweep Under Rug envisions a future where struggling families are placed in the "Bobby Sue" program. A "Bobby Sue" is a guardian of sorts, someone who warns against missteps and guides its owners along the "appropriate" path in life.

But what happens when people want to think for themselves?

Sweep Under Rug shared top-prize in NYC's TADA! Youth Theatre's Annual One Act Playwriting Contest.

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