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Peer pressure-Themed Play Scripts for Schools

Malled: Two One Act Plays for Young Women

by Colleen Neuman

Many things happen in a mall. Heartbreak, Uncomfortable truths,True friendship, Cosmic questions with your french fries. Two plays. Great parts for girls.

  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools
  • 38 pages

Master of Puppets

by Jeffrey Harr

The guidance counsellors of Ambrose High have decided to speak to senior class couples about the power of communication.

  • About 25 minutes
  • 1 M + 2 W
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 17 pages

Middle School Monologues: Girls

edited by Lindsay Price

A collection of middle school monologues for girls. All monologues from published Theatrefolk plays.

  • 23 W
  • Recommended for Middle Schools
  • 55 pages

Middle School Monologues: Guys

edited by Lindsay Price

A collection of middle school monologues for boys. All monologues from published Theatrefolk plays.

  • 20 M
  • Recommended for Middle Schools
  • 55 pages

The Middle School Scene Book

edited by Lindsay Price

A collection of middle school scenes for duets and groups. All scenes from published Theatrefolk plays.

  • Recommended for Middle Schools
  • 111 pages

Mírame en los Ojos

by Lindsay Price

A Spanish translation of Look Me in the Eye.

  • About 25 minutes
  • 2 M + 3 W + 2 Any Gender
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools
  • 23 pages

Monster Problems

by Lindsay Price

The transition from middle school to high school can be filled with problems. Monster problems.

  • About 40 minutes
  • 9 M + 13 W + 2 Any Gender
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 40 pages

Moving

by Lindsay Price

A rapid-fire character-driven comedy with a heart.

  • About 30 minutes
  • 5 W
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools

Moving / Still: Two One Act Plays

by Lindsay Price

A girl moves too fast. A boy is still the same after a heartwrenching moment. Moving/Still looks at those who want to grow up and those who don't.

  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools
  • 41 pages
This collection contains Moving and Still

neeT Teen

by Lindsay Price

A vignette play about teen life – backwards, forwards and inside-out. Told through a variety of forms: kitchen sink, absurd, movement and song.

  • About 35 minutes
  • 4 M + 6 W, Easily Expandable
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools
  • 40 pages

Nice Girl

by Amanda Murray Cutalo

Mia knows how to be a confident and assertive young woman who is not afraid to stand up for herself; the only problem is she can only act this way in her fantasies.

  • About 35 minutes
  • 11 W, Plus Ensemble
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 25 pages

Normal vs Weird

by Lindsay Price

What happens when parts of your brain start fighting over you?

  • About 10 minutes
  • 2 Any Gender
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools

Oddball

by Lindsay Price

A vignette play that embraces the odd. Odd jobs, odd socks, odd one out, odd reactions and odd boyfriends.

  • About 35 minutes
  • 7 M + 20 W + 5 Any Gender, Doubling Possible
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 38 pages

Pandora's Fire

by Judith White

Pandora's curiosity gets the better of her in this theatrical retelling of the Greek myth.

  • About 30 minutes
  • 3 M + 4 W + 3 Any Gender, Plus chorus
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 24 pages

Passing Period Purgatory

by Christian Kiley

Sometimes the hardest part of school is getting from one class to the next.

  • About 25 minutes
  • 13 Any Gender + 1 Non-Binary
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools

Power Play

by Lindsay Price

The realities and the stereotypes of school violence. Not just the school shooting, but harassment and bullying. Violence is about power. So is high school.

  • About 55 minutes
  • 2 M + 3 W
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools
  • 38 pages

Pressure

by Lindsay Price

Four teenagers struggle with pressures. The Refugee, the newbie, the perfectionist and the less than perfect. Everything comes to a head the week before prom.

  • About 45 minutes
  • 4 M + 10 W, Plus Ensemble
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools
  • 35 pages

Quippage

by Lindsay Price

A boy and girl trying to date try to fill the spaces in conversation.

  • About 10 minutes
  • 1 M + 1 W
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools

Red Tee

by Lindsay Price

It’s time for role call. Who are you?

  • About 35 minutes
  • 1 M + 5 W + 6 Any Gender + 1 M or W + 1 Trans M + 1 Non-Binary, Expandable to 29
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 35 pages

The Redemption of Gertie Greene

by Taryn Temple

Is Gertie really what everyone calls her: a freak, strange, stupid, clumsy, and mean?

  • About 50 minutes
  • 5 M + 11 W, Doubling Possible
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for Middle Schools
  • 37 pages

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