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The Press Gang

Ellen Dryden

Short Play, Drama  /  6girl(s), 4boy(s)

The Press Gang
by Ellen Dryden

The committee of a school magazine meets for a report on the first issue. Unfortunately the treasurer announces the profits have gone astray. Tensions rise as the co-founder, Mandy, confronts her once friend and fellow founder Suzi. It seems that not only the magazine will fold.

OVERVIEW

  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    6girl(s), 4boy(s)
  • SubGenre
    Subgenre
    Theatre for Young Audiences
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    • Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13)
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)
Description

Contained in the volume Six Primroses Each & Other Plays for Young Actors, which were originally written for Chiswick Youth Theatre, and in regular workshop and performance use by young actors between the ages of eleven and eighteen. They have good parts and dramatic situations for everyone betwen the ages of ten and twenty and are particularly suitable for National Curriculum Key Stage 3 or 4. 

Considerations

Performing Groups
  • Jr High/Primary
  • High School/Secondary

Licence details

  • Minimum Fee: £30 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

Specifics

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Setting: A classroom.

Casting

6girl(s), 4boy(s)
Cast Attributes
  • Roles for Teens
  • Roles for Children

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Authors

Author

Ellen Dryden

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