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DNA

Short Play, Drama  /  11m or f

Dennis Kelly

DNA
by Dennis Kelly

Some teenagers do something bad, really bad, then panic and cover the whole thing up. But when they find that the cover-up unites them and brings harmony to their once fractious lives, where's the incentive to put things right?

  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    11m or f
  • Duration
    Duration
    60 minutes (1 hour)
  • SubGenre
    Subgenre
    Theatre for Young Audiences
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    Teen (Age 14 - 18)
Licence details
  • Minimum Fee: £39 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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Summary
Commissioned by NT Education as part of its Connection project, the play was first performed in the Cottesloe Theatre of the National Theatre in 2008.
History
Cottesloe Theatre of The National Theatre, 16th February 2008
Cast Attributes
  • Roles for Teens
  • Flexible casting
Keywords
Performing Groups
  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student

MARK and JAN

LEAH and PHIL

LOU, JOHN TATA and DANNY

RICHARD

CATHY and BRIAN 

a BOY

names and genders of characters are suggestions only and can be changed to suit performers.

  • Time Period Contemporary
  • Setting A street, a field, a wood
  • Features Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
  • Duration 60 minutes (1 hour)
  • Cautions
    • Mild Adult Themes
    • No Special Cautions

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Dennis Kelly

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