Tuna Fish Eulogy

Recommended for High Schools

Tuna Fish Eulogy

by Lindsay Price

The tragedy of a young boy's death is examined. Written in the Ladder play format the text runs in vertical columns for fuller choral work.

 About 40 minutes

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


 4
1 M | 2 W | 1 Any Gender, Easily Expandable


Simple Set


 40 pages

Drama Character Study Choral Work Experimental Form

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"Price's images and dialogue are so vivid that one never misses the set and props." - Night-Life Magazine, Buffalo

Winner of the 1996 National Playwriting Award for best one-act play.

This is a play for advanced actors in which the tragedy of a young boy's death is examined. As the story unfolds, the mysteries start to pile up: Was it suicide? Could it have been prevented? Who is responsible? His mother? The babysitter?

Written in the unique Ladder Play format, the text runs in vertical columns to allow for fuller choral work. If you are looking for a challenge for your students, this is the play for you.


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