Never alone – play about teen depression

play about teen depression

NEVER ALONE – drama play about teen depression

In this play about teen depression, a young man named David, in denial about certain traumatic events in his past, has a revelation which will either allow him to move on or keep him bound in his memory’s own negative impressions of what occurred.  David suffers from extreme depression.  Throughout his life, things have happened which he believes everyone blames him for – his mother’s death, his crush rejecting him, his girlfriend miscarrying. It is time to either face the things that have made him who he is or…..

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Author: Quito Barajas

Type: One act play

Genre: One act play about teen depression

Cast: 6M, 5F

Ages of the actors: One is a child, the young David, there are two adults and the rest are teenagers

Suitable for: Teenager, high school, secondary school

Length: Fifteen minutes

Set: An empty room with two couches and a table between them. There is a door that leads out into the house that that room is assumedly a part of. There is a light switch next to the door.  A screen at the back on which images may be projected may add to the play

Level of difficulty: 6/10 – the play is quite straightforward – blending from one scene to another may be tricky

Read a Sample of the Script




Cost is $5.50 for this digital play script

Contact Off The Wall Plays with any queries about You are Not Alone

Copyright © September 2016 Quito Barajas and Off The Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Other teen dramas for high school:

Choices – South African teen drama about a series of bad choices and their consequences
Dreamtime – play about teen murder based on the real life murders of two Dartmouth professors
Friends and family – teen drama script

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