Same Room, Different Story by Claire Broome is truly the ideal high school play. Available in full-length and one-act versions, it’s perfect for a class project or drama club to take on and make it their own.

The Factory

Recommended for High Schools and Middle Schools

The Factory

by Lindsay Price

Robots will always do their jobs better than real people. And rules are what make the Factory productive.

 About 30 minutes

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


 16
16 Any Gender


Simple set


 30 pages

Dramedy Movement-based
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The Factory is efficient. The Factory runs like clockwork. The Time to Begin song always begins at 7 am. The official Greeting always takes place at 7:02. The Factory workers follow the rules and do their jobs to the letter.

Why shouldn’t they? They are humanoid robots programmed to be efficient and follow the rules. Robots will always do their jobs better than real people. And rules are what make the Factory productive.

Or do they? Rules come with red tape. And red tape can act like a wrench in the works…

Challenge your students physically with this futuristic tale.

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