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After Math

By Jonathan Dorf

Genre: Dramedy
Runtime (Min/Max): 30 - 35 Minutes
Cast: (Male/Female/Other): 2/3/

Synopsis: Emmett disappears in the middle of a math class, collected by a man and a woman wearing suits. Where did he go? Why? Through a series of scenes and monologues, those left behind come up with their own explanations for his mysterious disappearance. He\'s off to his own private rock concert. He was kidnapped by aliens. He was an alien himself. He created a mural that offended the school. A victim of bullies, he engineered his own disappearance...and a multitude of other guesses. Slowly we begin to realize that no one really knew him. Who is Emmett, and why is it that no one paid any attention to him until he was gone?

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Notes: The play may be performed with as few as 8 actors, and as many as 40+. Written specifically for teen actors, and suitable for middle school and older. It has been produced throughout the United States and Canada, and as far away as the United Arab Emirates and Australia. Published by Playscripts, Inc.

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Thurston High School (Springfield, OR; photo by Michael Fisher)

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