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No. 6 - Full Length Play, Drama

No. 6

T.J. Young

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Full Length Play, Drama

2m, 2f, 2m or f

ISBN: 9780573706493

No. 6is set in Cincinnati, Ohio in the early twenty-first century. Ella and her twin children, Felicia and Felix, are stuck in their apartment while riots are happening outside in response to the killing of an unarmed black teenage boy.

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Description

Full Length Play

Drama

Time Period - New Millennium/21st Century

Settings Of Play - An apartment in Cincinnati, OH. 

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Interior Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

CAUTIONS

Gun Shots, Strong Language, Mild Adult Themes, Smoking

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult

PERFORMANCE GROUP

College Theatre / Student, Professional Theatre, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

RECOGNITION / AWARDS

KCACTF: Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival New Play

WINNER! 2017 KCACTF Harold and Mimi Steinberg National Student Playwriting Award

In 2001, the death of an unarmed black man at the hands of the police put the city of Cincinnati on edge, resulting in a five-day riot that set the citizens of the city against the police force. During the third day of the riots, the Anderson family, in a small apartment above their family-owned dry cleaners, prepare for dinner and the citywide curfew. Ella, the mother of the family, realizes her son, Felix, isn’t home. Felix’s twin sister, Felicia, who is obsessed with dinosaurs, reveals he has gone to find the family food for the night. Felix returns with provisions and a knocked-out white man, Kelly. As the riots grow and move closer to the small apartment and business, we discover why Felix and Felicia have not left home, the truth that Kelly has been keeping to himself, and Felicia’s theory of what will cause extinction number six. 


No. 6 premiered in a developmental production at Texas State University in San Marcos, TX in April 2016 under the direction of Carly Conklin.

Characters

CASTING

2m, 2f, 2m or f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Role(s) for Black Actor(s)

ELLA - African-American. Protective. Single mother. 50s. Female
FELICIA - African-American. Asperger's. High Functioning. Twin. 24. Female
FELIX - African-American. Frustrated. Twin. 24. Male 
KELLY - White. Stubborn. Hiding a damning secret. 30s. Male
DJ - Race unimportant. 
REPORTER - Race unimportant
Author
T.J. Young

T.J. Young

TJ Young is a San Antonio based playwright. His plays include NO. 6 (2017 Harold and Mimi Steinberg Award Winner – KCACTF), LYON’S DEN, RUBY’S BABY BLUE (2016 John Cable Short Play Regional Selection- KCACTF), HELL IS EMPTY (2017 John Cable Short Play Regional Selection - KCACTF), HALLMARK (TETA Playfest 10-minute Winner), STUFFED, CUPID, and THE FRONTLINES. He is the recipient of the 2017 Ken ... view full profile

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Jack Rodgers 10/13/2017 8:43 AM
“No. 6” by TJ Young is truly marvelous. It’s amazing how wonderful a story Mr. Young has produced in only his first published work. I will DEFINITELY be buying whatever he writes next.

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