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More Conversation, Less Controversy: Plays for Teens and Their Communities
If you teach drama, you have a unique perspective on the issues teens face, and the opportunity to use theatre as a tool to talk about them. But when part of a school community, it isn’t always the easiest for everyone to agree on what level of content teenagers are ready to handle. It’s often a grey area when it comes to appropriate language and exploration of mature themes with any group. It’s the perennial struggle: How do you start tough conversations without swear words stealing the spotlight from the thematic content and relevance?

So what titles does one turn to ...
7 Questions with Tyler Dwiggins, Author of ‘subText’
Tyler Dwiggins's new play, subText, is a hilarious series of vignettes detailing the awkwardness of dating in the digital age. We spoke with the playwright about the inspiration behind the play, collaboration, and writing under-represented characters.

What was the inspiration behind subText?

subText was inspired by one of my dearest friends and my former supervising teacher, Kimberly Ruse-Roberts. On one of my last days as her student teacher, Kim mentioned how hard it was to find comedies that were relevant to her high ...
   
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