Squirrel Girl Goes to College: A Squirrel Girl Play (Marvel Spotlight)

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Squirrel Girl Goes to College: A Squirrel Girl Play (Marvel Spotlight)

Karen Zacarías

Doreen Green secretly possesses the powers of squirrel…and girl! She uses her amazing abilities to fight crime and be as awesome as possible You know her as the Unbeatable SQUIRREL GIRL!
Squirrel Girl Goes to College: A Squirrel Girl Play (Marvel Spotlight)

Squirrel Girl Goes to College: A Squirrel Girl Play (Marvel Spotlight)

by  Karen Zacarías

Squirrel Girl Goes to College: A Squirrel Girl Play (Marvel Spotlight)

OVERVIEW

Description
Doreen arrives at Empire Stage University determined to make new human friends – and protect them from super villains – by keeping her super hero identity a secret. But when a beloved computer science professor suddenly disappears, can Doreen trust her friends with her inner squirrel so she can save the day?

Considerations

Licence details

  • Minimum Fee: £55 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

Specifics

Details

  • Setting: Empire State University
Cast Attributes
SQUIRREL CHORUS – They sing, they dance, they chant, they comment. May double as STUDENTSLITTLE TOMÁSLITTLE NANCYCHIPMUNK, and LITTLE GEORGIE. Any gender.
TIPPY-TOE – Squirrel narrator. Doreen’s best friend and crime-fighting partner. Female identifying
DOREEN GREEN – a.k.a. Squirrel Girl. Our hero, college freshman, positive, enthusiastic, protective. Female identifying.
DOCTOR DOOM – Obsessive, humorless super villain. Any gender.
TOMÁS LARA-PEREZ – College freshman, former cheerleader, Doreen’s crush. Male identifying.
NANCY WHITEHEAD – College freshman, Doreen’s dorm roommate. Female identifying.
BRIGHTMIND – Luminous computer science professor. Doubles as GOOD TEACHER. Any gender.
SMARTNOGGIN – Brightmind’s offstage teaching assistant. Doubles as MEAN TEACHER. Any gender.
FREAK – Freaky new teaching assistant. Any gender.
MODOC – Suspicious substitute professor and super villain whose brain houses a giant computer. Any gender.
Casting Notes

Marvel Spotlight aims to create compelling plays with teenage protagonists who tackle real-world problems in a diverse society. Licensees are encouraged to approach casting in a way that values equal representation and inclusion while promoting conversation and respect. Characters designated “any gender” should be costumed to reflect the gender identity of the performers.

Media

Press

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Karen Zacarías

Karen Zacarías was recently hailed by American Theatre Magazine as one of the ten most-produced playwrights in the US. Her award-winning plays include The Copper Children, Destiny of Desire, Native Gardens, The Book Club Play, Legacy of Light,

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