This Flat Earth

by  Lindsey Ferrentino

Full Length Play, Dark Comedy  /  2m, 1f, 1boy(s), 1girl(s)

The unthinkable has happened at a middle school in a seaside town, placing a bewildered community in the national spotlight. 

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m, 1f, 1boy(s), 1girl(s)
  • Duration


    90 minutes
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

Stuck at home in a state of shocked limbo, Julie and Zander, two thirteen-year-olds, try to make sense of the chaos they’ve witnessed, their awkward crushes, and an infinitely more complicated future – but the grown-ups are no help at all. An urgent response to our times, This Flat Earth is a startling and deeply felt story of growing up in our confounding world.
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"Lindsey Ferrentino’s most daring play to date, with profound and essential subjects. There’s no denying the urgency of this work." - The New York Times

"Subtle and eerily timely, This Flat Earth provides a personal echo to current events." - The Daily Beast


From the Desk of Licensing: February Edition
David Kimple
February 20, 2019


  • Scene from This Flat Earth
  • This Flat Earth Trailer
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Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $125 per performance



  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Duration: 90 minutes


2m, 1f, 1boy(s), 1girl(s)
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Lindsey Ferrentino

Lindsey Ferrentino is a New York based playwright originally from the sunny state of Florida where many of her plays are set. Her latest Ugly Lies the Bone was a New York Times Critic Pick and played a sold out extended run off Broadway at Roundabout Theater Company in the Underground. Charles Isherwood in the New Y ...

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