Extra Curricular Activity

by  Jay D. Hanagan

Short Play, Satire/Political Satire  /  1m, 1f

All Jenn wants, is to be left alone with her lunch and her book. So the last thing that this apparent Earthling needs is to have some alien, Xenon from the planet Argon, ask to be taken to her leader.

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Extra Curricular Activity

by  Jay D. Hanagan

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 1f
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Farce, Science Fiction
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • Scene work
    • Competition or audition material
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences
    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

All Jenn wants, is to be left alone with her lunch and her book. So the last thing that this apparent Earthling needs is to have some alien, Xenon from the planet Argon, ask to be taken to her leader, because he has warnings of galactic importance or some other nonsense! Why does this kind of thing always happen to her?! Extra Curricular Activity has been produced by a wide range of artistic venues, including collegiate, community and professional theatre companies.

Published in What If? Six Short Comedies about the Search for Love.

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Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Reader's Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Setting: In a park, on a park bench.
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes, Fantasy Costumes

Music

  • Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)

Casting

1m, 1f
JENN - a woman who says she is just trying to read a book
XENON - a man who says he is from the planet Argon
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Cast Attributes

  • Non-Traditional casting

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Authors

Jay D. Hanagan

Jay D. Hanagan was raised in Sodus, NY, a small town nestled on the shores of Lake Ontario somewhere between Rochester and Syracuse. There, in the sixth grade, (often described as three of the happiest years of his life) Mr. Hanagan performed in a "real" play, Tom Sawyer, for the first time. W ...

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Extra Curricular Activity premiered on January 14, 2005 at the Acme Theatre Productions New Works Festival of Maynard, Massachusetts. It was directed by Kathy Campbell.

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