Drama. By KT Curran
Cast: 3m., 3w. Delia, a teenage girl from New York City, moves to a small town after her father (a teacher) is killed in a school shooting. In her new high school, Delia is immediately faced with putdowns from the snooty, rich girls and handsome jocks who rule the hallways. Feeling like an outcast, Delia struggles to overcome her grief and start a new life. When she notices a boy repeatedly being bullied, she is determined to try to help. In the process she discovers the healing power of friendship. Surviving Lunch has been presented to thousands of middle- and high-school students by the national SOURCE Theatre Company of Sarasota, Florida. The play has evoked extensive post-show discussions and evaluations and is highly praised by teachers, administrators and students. Simple set. Approximate running time: 35 minutes.