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The Butterfly Queen

Recommended for High Schools

The Butterfly Queen

by Christian Kiley

A touching ensemble piece where sacrifice is as simple as a pair of wings.

 About 25 minutes

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


 19
3 M | 4 W | 12 Any Gender


Simple set


 19 pages

Drama Issue-Based Movement-based

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One teacher protects her class from danger. One bystander helps someone timid overcome a fear. One stranger saves another from a burning building.

We all have the capacity to put others before ourselves regardless of the consequences. That is the theme of The Butterfly Queen.

A touching ensemble piece where sacrifice is as simple as a pair of wings.

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