The 15 Powerful New Plays for Young Actors plays a significant role for young audiences that wish to experience relevant issues for today’s modern theater.
15 Powerful New Plays for Young Actors
WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO LUELLA BEANS?
This play explores the painful discovery that life and family as you know it is completely different than you ever could have imagined.
Rita tries to express how she feels trapped inside her own skin and doesn’t know how to reach out for a lifeline to pull her out of her own darkness.
SHADOWS OF MY MIND
Naomi suffers from deep depression and talks to the only person she can trust, her Aunt.
LICK MY WOUNDS
Crystal doesn’t wish to be dating someone who doesn’t feel the same as she does.
Lana was kind enough to allow her friend to live with her temporarily but things have come to a head.
THE PIT OF MY STOMACH
Nina lives somewhat of a nomad styled life with her criminal father and she finally puts her foot down in order to carve out a “normal” life.
STOP PLAYING THE VICTIM
Sally is fed up with the consistent negative view of everything and anything good from her friend and she calls her out on it.
This play explores the issue of identity and inner conflict.
AGREE TO DISAGREE
This short play examines the truth of friendship in order to deepen friendship in an honest way.
DEAD WEIGHT – sometimes we get a dose of truth from the most unlikeliest places and in this play Cris finds out who truly cares about him.
APRIL AND JAN
April has been acting strange around her friends and Jan tries getting to the bottom of the truth.
Brianna is a young woman who has a strong sense of self and won’t allow anyone to ever take that away from her.
TREAT ME NICE
A touching play about the complex relationship between a dying mother and the daughter who takes care of her.
PLEASE FORGIVE ME
Jesse comes from a broken home and his girlfriend is his happiness, if only he can stop screwing up their relationship.
TWO SHADES AWAY
Melanie struggles with finding her true calling in life.