It's Gonna Rain

by  Matthew Waterman

Short Play, Drama  /  1m, 5f

Published in the collection Thespian Playworks 2015

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It's Gonna Rain

by  Matthew Waterman

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 5f
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

Over the course of one thousand years, a rock in Brown County State Park has been the site of young love. Mira and Nisha discuss the past while expressing their feelings for one another, and Acuera and Kansa discuss the future while holding each other. But not all relationships go so well, as seen with Charlie and Emily. As time passes and college or a move North tear relatiopnships apart, the night sky remains the same.

Published in the collection Thespian Playworks 2015

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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student

Cautions

  • Caution Drugs Drugs
  • Caution Strong Language Strong Language
  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $55 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: New Millennium/21st Century, Medieval (6th-14th c.)
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Setting: On and around a rock in Brown County State Park. August 2015-November 2016, and a thousand years earlier.
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

1m, 5f
CHARACTERSMIRA – Seventeen then eighteen, female, a student at Bloomington High School North in the year 2015
NISHA – Seventeen then eighteen, female, likewise
CHARLIE – Seventeen then eighteen, male, likewise
EMILY – Seventeen then eighteen, female, likewise
KANSA – (KAHN-suh), seventeen, female, a member of the Fort Ancient people in the year 1015
ACUERA – (uh-KWEH-ra), seventeen, female, likewise
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Cast Attributes

  • Features Teens

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Authors

Matthew Waterman

Matthew Waterman

It's Gonna Rain premiered at the Thespian Festival in Lincoln, NE in June 2015 under the direction of John Morris.

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