Choices – South African teen play



A teenage girl learns too late that her mother really loved her and and how she took her for granted. A South African teen play about family, friends and love.


This all female play was first staged at Pinetown Girls’ High School in October 2008.
Holy Rosary School, Johannesburg, South Africa – 2021

This play forms part of our collection of South African plays. Off The Wall plays is proud to be a supporter of playwrights in South Africa.

Author: Shannan Browne

Genre: South African teen play, drama

Type: One act play

Cast: Six F

Ages of the actors: Mostly teens, one adult

Suitable for: Teenagers

Length: Twenty five minutes

Set:  A South African kitchen with a rectangular table and four chairs, one chair on stage left of table and one on stage right. Two chairs are centre of the table facing the audience.

Far stage left is a little table with a telephone on it {possibly a stool next it, should space allow}. At the back of the stage is a small preparation / storage table with 4 bowls, 4 mugs and 4 glasses on it to be used to set up meals. One box of cereal could be used, alternatively mimed. Far downstage right is where the backdoor to the street is situated, far upstage left is the doorway to the rest of the house {no real door is required on either side}, to be used for entrances and exits.

Level of Difficulty: 6/10 – getting the emotions right.

Read a Sample of the Script

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License Choices for production

© July 2014 Shannan Browne and Off The Wall Play Publishers

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