THIS IS HOW WE DO IT

ACTORS: 2 teenage girls, any race/s

SET: Minimal

TONE: Comic drama

In the aftermath of the Steubenville, Ohio rape and trial, two best friends plot revenge.

approximately 20 mins

 

SNAP*

*Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or, Food Stamps

ACTORS: 2 parents, their 2 teenage children, any race/s

SET: Minimal, except recorded video and screen necessary

TONE: Satire played straight

A middle class family of four embark on an experiment with empathy. They limit themselves to $5.25 per day for a week (to cover all meals) and the results are alarming. Mother gets hooked on moths, Sonnyboy can't focus on basketball because all he can think of are boys and paninis, Daddy can't get a promotion and Babydoll's undefeated wrestling career is coming to a grinding halt.

35-40 mins

Conspicuous by Winter Miller Comedy/Drama 30 - 40 minutes Play Details Adoption brings a multitude of diverse people together, transcending race, culture, and traditional gender roles. In this fast-paced collection of humorous and thought-provoking interconnected stories, we meet a young woman raised by two dads, an African-American family considering adopting a Native-American girl, a Korean college student who has to cope with her adopted mom's mental illness, and many others. Skipping freely through the present, past, and future, Conspicuous examines adoption from multiple angles, revealing its complexities and joys. (This play was specially commissioned by Playscripts for high school actors.) SET: Minimal. ACTORS: 10-20, all genders and races Published by Playscripts

Conspicuous

by

Winter Miller

Comedy/Drama

30 - 40 minutes

Play Details

Adoption brings a multitude of diverse people together, transcending race, culture, and traditional gender roles. In this fast-paced collection of humorous and thought-provoking interconnected stories, we meet a young woman raised by two dads, an African-American family considering adopting a Native-American girl, a Korean college student who has to cope with her adopted mom's mental illness, and many others. Skipping freely through the present, past, and future, Conspicuous examines adoption from multiple angles, revealing its complexities and joys. (This play was specially commissioned by Playscripts for high school actors.)

SET: Minimal.

ACTORS: 10-20, all genders and races

Published by Playscripts