The Okay Kids

by  Hunter McKenzie

Short Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  4m, 4f

Published in the collection Thespian Playworks 2015

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    4m, 4f
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

Jack has just been broken up with by his girlfrined, but is really more upset that his best friend Max hasn't invited him to his party. When Jack arrives at the party and has a little too much to drink, he makes his problems with Max even worse by revealing that they may be more than just friends. With the help of another misunderstood student, Jack slowly starts to figure out the meaning of a true relationship.

Published in the collection Thespian Playworks 2015

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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary

Cautions

  • Caution Alcohol Alcohol

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Setting: Fictitious town of Pine Lake. 
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

4m, 4f
JACK – Seventeen, male. Withdrawn, kind, and geeky.
MAX – Seventeen, male. Confident, handsome, and equally geeky.
JUNE – Seventeen, female. Enigmatic, vibrant, and down-to-earth.
ABBY – Eighteen, female. Self-assured, commanding, and conniving.
TINA – Eighteen, female. Poised, observant.
DANNY – Eighteen, male. Flirtatious, forward.
DIANNE – Seventeen, female. Ditzy, caring.
BARISTA – Sixteen, male. Awkward, obvious.
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Cast Attributes

  • Features Teens

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Authors

Hunter McKenzie

Hunter McKenzie

The Okay Kids premiered at the Winnacunnet High School 10 Minute Play Festival under the direction of Courtney Janvrin and Owen Thomas. It was subsequently produced at the Thespian Festival in June 2015 in Lincoln, NE under the direction of Phillip Moss.

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