Plays About Teen Suicide
A collection of play scripts with 50-minute plays for high school and college students dealing with teen suicide among other issues. An adaptation of Romeo and Juliet retains the poetry of Shakespeare’s original and the theme of suicide.
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- $11.00 – $75.00
Romeo and Juliet in Fewer Words, Words, Words
- 50 Minutes
- 5+ Females 5+ Males Minimum 10 Maximum 20+
This adaptation of “Romeo and Juliet” by Robyn Hilt reduces the original but retains the major plot points and beauty of the poetry. A great choice for classroom presentation. All of the major scenes and plot points are intact, as well as the humor of the Nurse and Mercutio. Students take one role and develop that character through analyzing motives and decisions.Read More
- $9.00 – $75.00
- 45 Minutes
- 3 Males, 2 Females, Max/Min Cast 5
Depression, Simple Set, Small Cast, Teen Suicide, Touring
This one-act play for teens deals honestly and openly with depression and suicidal impulses among teens. Set backstage in a high school theater, a high school drama class is rehearsing Hamlet and personal issues–cutting, eating disorders and low self-esteem–that are seldom discussed begin to emerge after the teacher discovers a suicide note.
Ideal for middle school and high school students. Easy to tour with a simple set. PDF available.Read More