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Sweep Under Rug

Sweep Under Rug

by Lindsay Price

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.

Drama Character Study Issue-Based

Average Producer Rating:

About 35 minutes
Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks
5 Characters
1 M | 3 F | 1 Any Gender
Simple Set
34 pages
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Praise for Sweep Under Rug

Carolyn Hunt
Broadway Theatre Company
It was in interesting and challenging play for my cast with an age ranging from 14 to 19. We were very successful at our Festival - winning Best Youth Actor, Best Youth Director and Best Youth Play, as well as one cast member receiving a trophy for Most Promising Under 21 Performer.

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