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Devon\'s Hurt
Devon's Hurt
Aurand Harris Memorial Playwriting Award-Winner
By Laurie Brooks.

Cast: 1m., 1w. (plus 2 either m. or w.) Eight-year-old Devon is having a terrible day. His mother yelled at him, his teacher thinks he's a pain and his classmate Adam punched him. Finally, Devon has a fight with his best friend, Stephanie, over who will train Sam, his dog, for the upcoming neighborhood dog show. Stephanie storms off saying, "I hate you, you're the worst friend ever." Devon is feeling thoroughly sorry for himself when the closet door creaks open and out stumbles The Hurt, a funny little fellow in an oversized coat, who won't go away. Although Devon tries to ignore his Hurt, then push it back into the closet, it is only when he accepts The Hurt that he understands the nature of feelings. An engaging, humorous, action-filled story of how Devon, with the help of his loyal dog, learns to deal with his Hurt and reconcile his friendship with Stephanie, Devon's Hurt shares a serious message about dealing with feelings, resolving conflicts and becoming a friend. Written especially for the younger set and their families, this play won the Aurand Harris Memorial Playwriting Award. Simple, singe unit set. Suitable for touring. Approximate Running Time: 45 minutes.

Play details
Status:  In Stock
Type of show:  One-Act
Catalog Code:  D74
Cast Size:  4
No. of Act(s):  1
Pages:  36
Royalty:  $40.00 /perf.*
Cost:  $7.95
Approx. Running Time:  45 min.
Target Audience: Young Audiences
Performing Group: High Schools | College Theatre | Community Theatre | Stock & Lort
Genre: Comedy | Drama
ISBN (10): 1583420118
Publication Date: 08/01/2001
Laurie Brooks is an award-winning playwright and young adult fiction author whose innovative After-Play Interactive Forum designs are changing the way theatres engage audiences. Awards include TCG's National Theatre Artist Residency Program with the Coterie Theatre, Kansas City, Mo.; AT&T Firststage Award; and three Distinguished Play Awards and the Charlotte B. Chorpenning Cup from AATE. She has received grants from ...More
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* Please note that royalties quoted in our catalog are intended for K-12 schools with a standard curriculum only. All other producing groups must submit a completed application.

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