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Today I Am! Five Short Plays About Growing Up Jewish

Today I Am! Five Short Plays About Growing Up Jewish

Adapted by Sandra Fenichel Asher.

Product Code: TF7000

  • Collection
  • Drama

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Please note: The titles in this collection must be licensed through the collection book itself. None of the titles within have a separate playbook.

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Min. Royalty Rate: $15/perf

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Synopsis

Based on original stories about modern Jewish life included in With All My Heart, With All My Mind: 13 Stories About Growing Up Jewish (winner of the National Jewish Book Award in children's literature).

Details

  • Status

    In stock

  • Type of Show Collection
  • Product Code TF7000
  • Cast Size 9
  • Pages 64
  • Min. Royalty Rate $15/perf
  • Cost $9.95
  • Approx. Run Time 75 min

Categories

  • Target Audience Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
  • Performing Group High School | College Theatre | Community Theatre | Professional Theatre
  • Genre Drama
  • ISBN(13) 9781583423479
* 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.

Included Titles

The Heart of Buchanan Adapted from a story by Sandra Fenichel Asher.

Sarah's military family moves often, but never before to a town as small as Buchanan. Sarah makes friends by singing in the choir and takes the Christmas program lightly-until she realizes its effect on her more vulnerable little sister.

  • Product Code: H93000
  • Genre: Drama
  • Cast Size: 1w. (4 girls 8 to 13)
  • Approx. Run Time: 15 minutes

License Available:
Through Collection

One Foot After Another Adapted from a short story by Lois Ruby.

Barry is 13 years old and will become a bar mitzvah and graduate college on the same day. Alma is 82, a college freshman, and hasn't been inside a synagogue since the early '30s. They're out of step with everyone, but not with each another.

  • Product Code: O68000
  • Genre: Comedy|Drama
  • Cast Size: 2m., 1w. (1 boy)
  • Approx. Run Time: 15 minutes

License Available:
Through Collection

David's Star Adapted from a story by Jacqueline Dembar Greene.

A Sephardic Jew who prefers to keep her heritage to herself, teenager Cara chooses to take a stand when her boss' anti-Semitism threatens her friend Sam.

  • Product Code: D93000
  • Genre: Drama
  • Cast Size: 1m. (1 teen boy, 2 teen girls.)
  • Approx. Run Time: 15 minutes

License Available:
Through Collection

Wrestling With Angels Adapted from a story Carol Matas.

Jaci feels pressured to keep up with her friends, who have decided on a boyfriend for her and a body-piercing to celebrate her birthday. But a dream interpreted by an Orthodox classmate gives her a new perspective on herself and on Judaism

  • Product Code: WA6000
  • Genre: Drama
  • Cast Size: 1w. (2 teen boys, 2 teen girls.)
  • Approx. Run Time: 15 minutes

License Available:
Through Collection

Frank and Stein Adapted from a story by Eve B. Feldman.

Ben Stein receives a diary as a bar mitzvah present and records the agony and ecstasy of the hours leading up to and beyond his big day.

  • Product Code: F96000
  • Genre: Drama
  • Cast Size: 1m., 1w. (1 teen boy, 1 younger girl)
  • Approx. Run Time: 15 minutes

License Available:
Through Collection

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