Recommended for Middle Schools
A middle school vignette play about waiting. Great scenes, great characters, flexible casting, easy to stage.
About 20 minutes
Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks
2M | 4W, Easily Expandable
"Do you know how long I've been waiting for the man of my dreams? It ain't been a minute and it ain't been pretty."
Waiting... Waiting... Waiting... What are you waiting for, right now?
Christmas to come? The phone to ring? Class to be over? The man of your dreams? The line to move? The answer? To be yelled at for setting a toilet on fire?
We all have to wait. How long will you? Could you wait all day, or is it killing you? Are you staring at the phone, the line, the door, a clock? A watched clock never boils you know...
This is a vignette play! What is a Vignette Play?
Characters in this play are currently identified as male or female. Directors are welcome to assign any gender (binary or non-binary) to any character and modify pronouns accordingly.
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A vignette play is a collection of short scenes on a theme. You'll love working with the variety and flexibility of the scenes. Your actors will love the fast pace and fun characters.
There's more. Every Theatrefolk vignette play holds the unexpected. A showcase monologue. A dramatic moment. A change in form. A left turn.
Ideal for classwork, competitions, and more!
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