Why Aren't You Dead Already?

by  Halley Feiffer

Short Play, Drama  /  6m, 5f

A look at the disturbing trend of teen bullying and suicide.

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Why Aren't You Dead Already?

by  Halley Feiffer

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    6m, 5f
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

A look at the disturbing trend of teen bullying and suicide. Halley Feiffer’s Why Aren't You Dead Already was presented as part of Keen Teens 2014, a unique and free educational theatre program, run by the Drama Desk and Obie award-winning Keen Company. Keen Teens seeks to improve the quality of plays written for high school students by commissioning scripts from highly regarded playwrights, and gives students the opportunity to work with professional artists in an Off Broadway setting.

Part of the collection: Keen Teen Volume 2.

Presented as part of Keen Teens 2014.
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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

6m, 5f
ANNA
CHRIS
MALLORY
TERESA
LIZ
PETER
MARSHALL
GARRETT
MIMI
AUGUST
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Cast Attributes

  • Ensemble cast
  • Features Teens
  • Flexible casting

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Authors

Halley  Feiffer

Halley Feiffer

Why Aren't You Dead Already? premiered as part of the Keen Company’s Keen Teens program at Theatre Row, in May of 2014

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