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Well Taught Lesson, A - Short Play, Comedy

Well Taught Lesson, A

Ann Karine (AKA Annie G.)

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Short Play, Comedy

5f

ISBN: 9780573601835

Published with It's Only a Test

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Description

Short Play

Comedy

10 minutes

Time Period - Contemporary, Present Day

Settings Of Play - Simple unit set.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Unit Set/Multiple Settings, Bare Stage/Simple Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

CAUTIONS

No Special Cautions

TARGET AUDIENCE

Appropriate for all audiences

PERFORMANCE GROUP

Jr High/Primary, High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Professional Theatre, Senior Theatre, Reader's Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Church / Religious Groups

With a respectful nod to F. Scott Fitzgerald's Bernice Bobs Her Hair, this lesson in standing up for yourself and not letting others take advantage of you is ideal for high schools. Becky arrives from Indonesia to spend her junior year with her popular cousin Owen, who will get the BMW of her dreams only if she makes sure Becky feel included. Gwen reluctantly educates Becky about current popularity prerequisites and she succeeds all too well.
Characters

CASTING

5f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Reduced casting (Doubling Possible), Features Teens

CASTING NOTES

Actors playing multiple parts is highly encouraged.

CHORUS SIZE

N/A (Not a musical)

BECKY GORDON - 16 years old, with long hair
GWEN HARVEY - Becky's cousin
ROBERTA DILLION - Gwen's friend
WENDY CARLTON - Gwen's friend
JODY WELLER - Gwen's friend

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MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

VOCAL DEMANDS

N/A (Not a musical)

Author
Ann Karine (AKA Annie G.)

Ann Karine (AKA Annie G.)

Ann Karine is a NYC playwright. Her play Hermaphroditie was chosen to be in the Best American Short Plays Of 2002-2003. Deadline, a new play, is a hilarious farce and send up of Wall Street. Incommunicado, Inc. or Edge Stew was performed at the Cardboard Box Collaborative in Philadelphia. It’s Only a Test and A Well Taught Lesson both written for Brown Ledge in Vermont are produced throughout the ... view full profile

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