Squirrel Girl Goes to College: A Squirrel Girl Play (Marvel Spotlight)

Squirrel Girl Goes to College: A Squirrel Girl Play (Marvel Spotlight)

by  Karen Zacarías

Short Play, Comedy  /  1m, 3f, 14 any gender

Doreen Green secretly possesses the powers of a squirrel… and the powers of a girl! She uses her amazing abilities to fight crime and to be as awesome as possible! You know her as the Unbeatable Squirrel Girl!
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Squirrel Girl Goes to College: A Squirrel Girl Play (Marvel Spotlight)

Squirrel Girl Goes to College: A Squirrel Girl Play (Marvel Spotlight)

by  Karen Zacarías

Squirrel Girl Goes to College: A Squirrel Girl Play (Marvel Spotlight)

  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 3f, 14 any gender
  • Duration

    Duration

    45-50 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Adventure
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • Cutting Approved for Competition
    • Scene work
    • Competition or audition material
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences
    • Adult
    • Senior
    • Young Children (Age 2 - 5)
    • Children (Age 6 - 10)
    • Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13)
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

Doreen arrives at Empire State University to make new friends – and protect them from super villains – by keeping her super hero identity a secret. But when a beloved computer science professor suddenly disappears, can Doreen trust her friends with her inner squirrel so she can save the day?
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Photos

  • Squirrel Girl Goes to College: A Squirrel Girl Play (Marvel Spotlight)

    Credit: © 2019 Marvel (Example Projection: Brightmind's Classroom)

  • Squirrel Girl Goes to College: A Squirrel Girl Play (Marvel Spotlight)

    Credit: © 2019 Marvel (Example Projection: Dorm Room)

  • Squirrel Girl Goes to College: A Squirrel Girl Play (Marvel Spotlight)

    Credit: © 2019 Marvel (Example Projection: Empire State University)

  • Squirrel Girl Goes to College: A Squirrel Girl Play (Marvel Spotlight)

    Credit: © 2019 Marvel (Example Projection: High School Exterior)

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • Youth/Camp Programs

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $75 / performance of one (1) Marvel Spotlight play
    $125 / performance of two (2) or more Marvel Spotlight plays

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day, New Millennium/21st Century
  • Duration: 45-50 minutes
  • Setting: Empire State University
  • Additional Features: Stage Combat
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes, Fantasy Costumes

Casting

1m, 3f, 14 any gender
SQUIRREL CHORUS – They sing, they dance, they chant, they comment. May double as STUDENTS, LITTLE TOMÁS, LITTLE NANCY, CHIPMUNK, and LITTLE GEORGIE. Any gender.
TIPPY-TOE – Squirrel narrator. Doreen’s best friend and crime-fighting partner. Female identifying
DOREEN GREEN – a.k.a. Squirrel Girl. Our hero, college freshman, positive, enthusiastic, protective. Female identifying.
DOCTOR DOOM – Obsessive, humorless super villain. Any gender.
TOMÁS LARA-PEREZ – College freshman, former cheerleader, Doreen’s crush. Male identifying.
NANCY WHITEHEAD – College freshman, Doreen’s dorm roommate. Female identifying.
BRIGHTMIND – Luminous computer science professor. Doubles as GOOD TEACHER. Any gender.
SMARTNOGGIN – Brightmind’s offstage teaching assistant. Doubles as MEAN TEACHER. Any gender.
FREAK – Freaky new teaching assistant. Any gender.
MODOC – Suspicious substitute professor and super villain whose brain houses a giant computer. Any gender.
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Cast Attributes

  • Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)
  • Expandable casting
  • Multicultural casting
  • Room for Extras
  • Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)

Casting Notes

Marvel Spotlight aims to create compelling plays with teenage protagonists who tackle real-world problems in a diverse society. Licensees are encouraged to approach casting in a way that values equal representation and inclusion while promoting conversation and respect. Characters designated “any gender” should be costumed to reflect the gender identity of the performers.

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Authors

Karen Zacarías

KAREN ZACARÍAS was recently hailed by American Theater Magazine as one of the ten most produced playwrights in the US. Her award-winning plays include The Copper Children, Destiny of Desire, Native Gardens, The Book Club Play, Legacy of Light, Mariela in the Desert, T ...

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