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Hush: An Interview With America
Hush: An Interview With America
ASSITEJ: Outstanding Internationals Plays for Young Audiences
By James Still.

Cast: 11 characters (gender flexible, doubling possible). The play has been produced with as few as 5 and as many as 15 actors. A lion roams across the country. An anchorwoman bursts through a TV screen for a bite of apple pie. The FBI lurks in the microwave. A lamb wanders the Illinois countryside searching for her mom. A father is dizzy from trying to keep up with his little girl who's quickly growing up. And under an apple tree in her backyard in the small town of Hush, Kansas, a twelve-year-old "woman" named Maggie Parks is at the whirling center of it all. Why does Jana Roberts think there's a story here? A BIG story. And why does Maggie Parks become the talk of the nation? This play is about the wild ride of growing up, about struggles of fathers and daughters, and about inner vision and personal voice. Hush, which received the Outstanding International Plays for Young Audiences award from ASSITEJ, was co-commissioned by Childsplay and Metro Theater Company. Unit set. Approximate Running Time: 60 minutes.

Play details
Status:  In Stock
Type of show:  Full-Length
Catalog Code:  H45
Cast Size:  11
No. of Act(s):  1
Pages:  52
Royalty:  $80.00 /perf.*
Cost:  $9.95
Approx. Running Time:  80 min.
Target Audience: Young Audiences | Middle School
Performing Group: Middle Schools | High Schools | College Theatre | Community Theatre | Stock & Lort
Genre: Drama
ISBN (10): 0871297817
James Still's award-winning plays have been produced at theatres throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Japan, China and Australia. He is the playwright-in-residence at the Indiana Repertory Theatre, artistic affiliate with American Blues in Chicago, a winner of the William Inge Festival's Otis Guernsey New Voices in American Theatre Award, the Medallion for Sustained Achievement from the Children's Theatre Foundation ...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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