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Rebecca, the child – a short one act for teenagers

one acts for teenagers
one act for teenagers


Rebecca and her friend, Claire are seventeen and at a point in their lives when they feel that they should ‘be adults’ and do the things that adults do. Claire has met a couple of guys who she says would be happy to ‘help them out.’ But Rebecca is unsure whether she is ready for the experience. A short one act for teenagers and high school students that deals with the subject of peer pressure and growing up.

Author:  Timothy Tarkelly

Genre: Teen drama

Type: Short one act for teens

Length: 5 – 7 minutes.

Actors:  2F, two teenage girls

Ages of actors: Mid to late teens

Set: Simple – a public phone and the idea of it being on a street somewhere

Level of Difficulty:  6/10 – a short easy play for teenage girls

Timothy Tarkelly is a student at Fort Hays State University where he studies theater and English. He has had stories published in anthologies such as Cover of Darkness and Zombie Tales, and has had stories featured in online publications such as Apocrypha and Abstractions,  microhorror.com anddailylove.net. 

Read a Sample of the Script

Cost is  $6.50 for this digital play script

Contact Off The Wall Plays with any queries relating to Rebecca, the Child

Copyright June 2013 Timothy Tarkelly Off The Wall Play Publishers

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Extra Lessons – A Poignant Comedy play about student teacher relationships

play about student teacher relationships


When Jared’s friends dare him to kiss Miss Maya, their young and attractive English teacher, Jared takes the bet and enrolls in private extra lessons with Miss Maya in order to attain his goal. But he finds out that there is a lot more at stake than merely a kiss and that Miss Maya is, in herself, an insecure and vulnerable young woman. This play deals with the consequences of student teacher relationships in a sensitive manner. A play about student teacher relationships.

Actors: 2M (teens 18 yrs), 4F (1 teen, 1 young attractive, 1 older teacher and the headmistress)

Genre: Poignant Comedy

Suitable for: All Ages

Ages of actors: 3 teen, 1 twenties, 2 middle aged to older

Type: 1 act play

Set: A classroom setting and then an office setting.

Difficulty: 6/10 – making the characters believable

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Cost is $6 for this digital play script

Contact Off The Wall Plays with any queries about Extra Lessons

Copyright March 2012 Jenny Schmidt Off The Wall Play Publishers