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DNA

Dennis Kelly

Short Play, Drama  /  11m or f

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?

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  • 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)
Description
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

Considerations

Performing Groups
  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
Cautions
  • Mild Adult Themes
  • No Special Cautions

Licence details

  • Minimum Fee: £39 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

Specifics

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Duration: 60 minutes (1 hour)
  • Setting: A street, a field, a wood
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

11m or f
Cast Attributes
  • Roles for Teens
  • Flexible casting

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.

Casting Notes

11 main parts

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Dennis Kelly

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