The Waking Moment by Bradley Hayward - Theatrefolk

The Waking Moment

Recommended for High Schools

The Waking Moment

by Bradley Hayward

Julie would do anything to be just like her best friend Rhonda. But she soon finds out Rhonda's perfect world is a nightmare. Deals with sexual abuse.

 About 35 minutes

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


 7
3 M | 4 W


Simple Set


 27 pages

Drama Character Study Issue-Based

Julie would do anything to be just like her best friend Rhonda. She gets her wish when she wakes up one morning in Rhonda's bed - but nobody seems to notice. Julie quickly realizes that Rhonda's perfect world is actually a nightmare.

Deals with sexual abuse.

7 Characters
3 M, 4 W
JULIE, 17 [W] 136 lines
Wants to live the life of her friend Rhonda. Has no idea what that might mean for her.
CATHY, 40 [W] 54 lines
Julie’s mom. Practical and protective.
BEN, 12 [M] 11 lines
Julie’s brother. Going through an annoying stage.
RHONDA, 17 [W] 69 lines
Julie’s best friend. She lives a seemingly-enviable life.
LYLE, 40 [M] 20 lines
Rhonda’s father. An angry, violent man.
BARB, 35 [W] 13 lines
Rhonda’s mother. Secretly miserable.
JESS, 18 [M] 22 lines
Rhonda’s boyfriend. Has a cruel streak.

Prop List

Nail polish, Magazine, Notebook, Box

Multimedia

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