The Baloney, the Pickle, the Zombies, and Other Things I Hide From My Mother

Recommended for High Schools and Middle Schools

The Baloney, the Pickle, the Zombies, and Other Things I Hide From My Mother

by Bradley Walton

Trevor is in the basement experimenting. He wants to build an army of zombies... by bringing baloney to life. Will his plan work before the expiry date?

 About 30 minutes

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

1 W | 7 Any Gender, Doubling Possible

Simple Set

 34 pages

Comedy Black Comedy

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“What are you doing with the baloney?” That’s the question Emma asks her big brother Trevor when she finds him in the kitchen at 2 A.M.

But Trevor is up to much more than a late night snack — he’s bringing food to life with experiments he hopes will lead to the creation of zombies he can sell as cheap laborers.

Together with his living baloney-minon, Meyer, Trevor is about to embark on a night in which he will face an angry neighbor, be questioned by police, bring a pickle to life, and discover that his food may actually be smarter than he is... all while trying to keep everything secret from his mother and little sister.

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