The Duck Pond

by  Ara Watson

10 Minute Play, Drama  /  1m, 2f

Rachel, an overweight girl, is hassled by two students claiming that she is not trying to lose weight for “God.” They threaten to report her to the school committee if she doesn’t ask for forgiveness.

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The Duck Pond

by  Ara Watson

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 2f
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • Scene work
    • Competition or audition material
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13)
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

Rachel, an overweight girl, is hassled by two students claiming that she is not trying to lose weight for “God.” They threaten to report her to the school committee if she doesn’t ask for forgiveness.

Published in Ten Minute Plays from Actors Theatre of Louisville, Vol. 1.

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Keywords

Adolescence, Religion

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Setting: A pond in a park
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

1m, 2f
RACHEL – 20, overweight
ELIZABETH – 21, clean-cut
JOHN – 21, clean-cut
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Authors

Ara Watson

Ara Watson

The Duck Pond was first produced by The Actors Theatre f Louisville on December 18, 1981. It was directed by Robert Spera.

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