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Why We Like Love Stories

Why We Like Love Stories

By Stephen Gregg.

Product Code: WJ6000

  • One-act Play
  • Comedy | Drama
  • Cast size: 2m., 2w., or 4 either gender.

Rights and availability
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* Please note the royalty rate listed is the minimum royalty rate per performance. The actual royalty rate will be determined upon completion of a royalty application.

$8.95 /script

Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

In stock


In the hills above Pin Cushion, California, students go to talk of the world, flirt and yearn. It’s a place where heartbreak awaits. In a La Ronde-style chain, Chloe breaks up with her boyfriend, Crooper, devastating him. Months later, Crooper ineptly attempts to use a mathematical equation to break up with Jessica—his girlfriend of seven months. She’s furious, since she’s in the middle of declaring her love for him. Months later, a calmer Jessica rebuffs Bark, who pines for her. But then things come full circle. Bark and Chloe—outsiders both—take an awkward, fumbling-for-words walk in the hills. Chloe has a secret, and Bark’s reaction to it gives them a surprising connection that, for the moment at least, promises a future. Why We Like Love Stories is a wistful comedy about the things we learn from the people we love, even once they’ve left us. The play has four great parts—and four great two-hander scenes—for high-school actors, each written with Stephen Gregg’s signature combination of intelligence, warmth and whimsy.


  • Status

    In stock

  • Type of Show One-act Play
  • Product Code WJ6000
  • Cast Size 4
  • Min. Royalty Rate $45/perf
  • Cost $8.95
  • Approx. Run Time 25 min


  • Target Audience Middle School | High School | College and Adult
  • Performing Group Middle School | High School | College Theatre
  • Genre Comedy | Drama
  • ISBN(13) 9781619591783
* Please note the royalty rate listed is the minimum royalty rate per performance. The actual royalty rate will be determined upon completion of a royalty application.

Production Map

Location City State Opens Closes
Sibley East-arlington Senior High Arlington Minnesota 1/31/2020 1/31/2020


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