We Open Tomorrow Night?! by Michael Wehrli is a scripted talent show where you are the stars! Each production can insert their own acts (dance, comedy, singing – the choice is yours) for an hilarious and entertaining evening for all.

The Art of Rejection: Two One Act Plays

Recommended for High Schools

The Art of Rejection

by Christian Kiley

An avant-garde look at the price of popularity.

 About 20 minutes

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


 16
1 M | 1 W | 14 Any Gender


Simple Set

Comedy Black Comedy Character Study Experimental Form Issue-Based

Average Producer Rating:

Reviews from Past Producers
Livestream and Virtual (e.g. Zoom) Options Learn More

An award winning one act.

R is the only letter in a sea of numbers. Always picked last for kickball, never part of the 'in' crowd, never gets the girl. What is a letter to do to get through life? An avant-garde look at the price of popularity.

This play is part of The Art of Rejection: Two One Act Plays, a collection of 2 plays
We accept orders worldwide using the following payment methods:
Purchase Orders accepted from US and Canadian Schools.
Info for your purchasing department.

Not sure what you need to order? Check out our pricing and ordering guide.

Royalty fees apply to all performances whether or not admission is charged. Any performance in front of an audience (e.g. an invited dress rehearsal) is considered a performance for royalty purposes.

Exemption details for scenes and monologues for competition.

Related Titles

Somewhere, Nowhere

Senior students in a small town face a dilemma. Do they stay close to home, or do they run far away? A heartwarming and heartbreaking story.

The Tower of Tyler

Tyler is a star. But his sister is getting tired of keeping his secrets.

La Caja

A Spanish translation of the middle school vignette play Box.

Completely, Absolutely Normal: Vignettes About LGBTQ+ Teens

Ten interconnected vignettes with LGBTQ+ themes.

who are we, who we are

Addresses anxiety and depression in teens.

Red Tee

It’s time for role call. Who are you?

Box

A middle school vignette play about the boxes we find ourselves in.

Body Body: Competition Length Version

Madeline has body issues. So much so that different body parts are coming to life and talking back. A shorter version of this body image play.

Malled: Two One Act Plays for Young Women

Many things happen in a mall. Heartbreak, Uncomfortable truths,True friendship, Cosmic questions with your french fries. Two plays. Great parts for girls.

Body Body

Madeline has body issues. So much so that her different body parts are coming to life and talking back. But Madeline is tired of feeling bad about her body.

Get On the List!

If you teach theatre you really want to get on our email list. You’ll learn all about our latest giveaways, resources, and products for theatre teachers.