You're Only Young Once
by Glenn Hughes
Full Length Play, Comedy / 10m, 10f
A play about the sheer insanity of high school life and its societies. The plot is a simple one of life's little complications, romantic entanglements and academic pressures. The real delights in this enormously popular play are the almost allegorical types the characters portrayed...
- Minimum Fee: $75 per performance
- Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
- Duration: 90 minutes
- Setting: The principal's office of Lincoln High School in an average American city, during the course of one day.
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
- Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)
- Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)
- Chorus Size: N/A (Not a musical)
HUGH "GABBY" GALLAGHER - an irresponsible high school boy.
RON DAYTON - a high school football start.
MERVYN "CLUCK" BIGGS - all brawn and no brain.
DICK "SPEED" MILLER - Ron's rival and in love with football.
"POP" WILSON - the football coach.
PAUL CHAPMAN - who wants to be popular.
MRS. CHAPMAN - his mother.
MONA FISHER - a glamor girl.
GLORIA PRICE - the popularity queen.
SHIRLEY WALKER - shy but attractive.
JEAN FOX - a budding journalist.
BERNICE JOHNSON - a busybody enamored of Ron.
MR. BIRCH - the principal.
MR. PETTIT - the vice-principal.
MISS CHANDLER - the principal's secretary.
MISS ROSS - the girls' adviser.
MISS SPENCER - the English teacher.
MR. BELL - the mathematics teacher.
MRS. BURTON LEE - president of the PTA.
HARVEY JONES - a motion picture equipment salesman.
- Ensemble cast
- Features Teens