The Cool Sequestr'd

by  Mindy Mayer

Full Length Play, Drama  /  6f

A beautifully written, often humorous play about the struggles of growing up.

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The Cool Sequestr'd

by  Mindy Mayer

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    Cast Size

  • Duration


    60 minutes (1 hour)
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

When students at a Northeastern girls' boarding school attempt to nominate a fellow student to the chapel committee, this apparently simple action leads to complex results. Soon the students find themselves trying to deal among themselves with issues ranging from prejudice to teen pregnancy. The events lead to tragedy for some and a new level of understanding for others.
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  • Finalist! The Tennessee Williams Festival One-Act Competition


Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre


  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance



  • Time Period: Present Day
  • Duration: 60 minutes (1 hour)
  • Setting: A girls boarding school in the Northeast.
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes


  • Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)
  • Chorus Size: N/A (Not a musical)


ALEXANDA ADAMS - Senior, clearly well-to-do.
NATALIE TOUPS - Senior, African American, from New Orleans. Does not have a discernable southern accent.
MADELINE WATKINS - Senior from a privileged background.
GIRL #1 - Junior.
GIRL #2 - Junior. 
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Cast Attributes

  • All Female
  • Features Teens

Casting Notes

Plus extras (girls in uniform that move through the courtyard).



Mindy Mayer

Mindy Mayer’s plays have been produced nationwide in theaters and on the radio, by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. They have won or placed in national competitions, including the Paul T. Nolan One-Act Play Award of the Deep South Writers Conference, the Tennessee Williams Festival One-Act ...

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