18 More Reasons Not To Be in a Play
by Alan Haehnel

Productions (90)
  • Comedy
  • 35 - 45 minutes
  • 25 f, 27 m, 30 either (15-82 actors possible: 2-80 f, 2-80 m)
  • Set: Open stage or several versatile platforms.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-163-8

18 More Reasons Not To Be in a Play
by Alan Haehnel

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Productions (90)
  • Comedy
  • 35 - 45 minutes
  • 25 f, 27 m, 30 either (15-82 actors possible: 2-80 f, 2-80 m)
  • Set: Open stage or several versatile platforms.

Our children are under the threat of a horrible plague today -- commonly known as Drama. This sequel to 15 Reasons Not To Be in a Play provides another 18 incentives to make one think twice about auditioning for anything. From Abraham Lincoln and overripe zucchini to fire-obsessed techies and Great Aunts obsessed with posture, get ready for more hilarious examples of how in theater, anything and everything can go wrong. Read More

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Our children are under the threat of a horrible plague today -- commonly known as Drama. This sequel to 15 Reasons Not To Be in a Play provides another 18 incentives to make one think twice about auditioning for anything. From Abraham Lincoln and overripe zucchini to fire-obsessed techies and Great Aunts obsessed with posture, get ready for more hilarious examples of how in theater, anything and everything can go wrong.

(For a full-length version that includes material from both short plays, see 30 Reasons Not To Be in a Play.)

  • Comedy
  • 35 - 45 minutes
  • 25 f, 27 m, 30 either (15-82 actors possible: 2-80 f, 2-80 m)
  • Set: Open stage or several versatile platforms.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-163-8

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AUG 11, 2017 - AUG 11, 2017
Kidz Theatre Kompany
Fenton, MI United States
Kidz Theatre Kompany Fenton, MI United States
JUN 19, 2017 - JUN 22, 2017
Maple Grove Elementary
Vancouver, BC Canada
Maple Grove Elementary Vancouver, BC Canada
MAY 30, 2017 - MAY 30, 2017
Turning Point School
Culver City, CA United States
Turning Point School Culver City, CA United States
MAY 18, 2017 - MAY 18, 2017
Beverly Hills High School
Beverly Hills, CA United States
Beverly Hills High School Beverly Hills, CA United States
MAY 16, 2017 - MAY 19, 2017
Thomas Jefferson Middle School
Winston-Salem, NC United States
Thomas Jefferson Middle School Winston-Salem, NC United States
APR 28, 2017 - APR 29, 2017
The Hawbridge School
SAXAPAHAW, NC United States
The Hawbridge School SAXAPAHAW, NC United States
APR 06, 2017 - APR 06, 2017
Union Pointe Academy
Florence, KY United States
Union Pointe Academy Florence, KY United States
FEB 24, 2017 - FEB 25, 2017
Simmons Middle School
Aberdeen, SD United States
Simmons Middle School Aberdeen, SD United States
JAN 21, 2017 - JAN 21, 2017
Carroll Community High School
Carroll, IA United States
Carroll Community High School Carroll, IA United States
DEC 02, 2016 - DEC 02, 2016
Bloomington Junior High School
Bloomington, IL United States
Bloomington Junior High School Bloomington, IL United States
NOV 08, 2016 - NOV 08, 2016
Eastside Preparatory School
Kirkland, WA United States
Eastside Preparatory School Kirkland, WA United States
AUG 11, 2016 - AUG 11, 2016
Kidz Theatre Kompany
Fenton,, MI United States
Kidz Theatre Kompany Fenton,, MI United States
APR 22, 2016 - APR 22, 2016
Blalack Middle School
Carrollton, TX United States
Blalack Middle School Carrollton, TX United States
APR 14, 2016 - APR 14, 2016
Dutch Fork High School School
Irmo, SC United States
Dutch Fork High School School Irmo, SC United States
DEC 10, 2015 - DEC 10, 2015
Discovery High School
Newton, NC United States
Discovery High School Newton, NC United States
NOV 18, 2015 - NOV 20, 2015
The Calhoun School MS Theater Program
New York, NY United States
The Calhoun School MS Theater Program New York, NY United States
JUN 08, 2015 - JUN 26, 2015
Maple Grove Elementary
Vancouver, BC Canada
Maple Grove Elementary Vancouver, BC Canada
MAY 28, 2015 - MAY 28, 2015
St Aloysius College
Adelaide, SA Australia
St Aloysius College Adelaide, SA Australia
MAY 12, 2015 - MAY 12, 2015
Honea Path Middle
Honea Path, SC United States
Honea Path Middle Honea Path, SC United States
APR 15, 2015 - APR 15, 2015
Grissom High School Theatre
Huntsville, AL United States
Grissom High School Theatre Huntsville, AL United States
DEC 18, 2014 - DEC 18, 2014
Royster Middle School
Chanute, KS United States
Royster Middle School Chanute, KS United States
MAY 21, 2014 - MAY 21, 2014
Athey Creek Middle School
Tualatin, OR United States
Athey Creek Middle School Tualatin, OR United States
JAN 11, 2014 - JAN 11, 2014
Bethel High School
Winchester, VA United States
Bethel High School Winchester, VA United States
DEC 20, 2013 - DEC 20, 2013
Weddington High School
Matthews, NC United States
Weddington High School Matthews, NC United States
NOV 28, 2013 - NOV 28, 2013
Warrensburg Middle School Drama Club
Warrensburg, MO United States
Warrensburg Middle School Drama Club Warrensburg, MO United States
NOV 15, 2013 - NOV 16, 2013
Carl Sandburg Middle School
Alexandria, VA United States
Carl Sandburg Middle School Alexandria, VA United States
JUL 06, 2013 - JUL 06, 2013
Longmont Theatre Company
Mead, CO United States
Longmont Theatre Company Mead, CO United States
JUN 04, 2013 - JUN 04, 2013
John Connally Middle School
San Antonio, TX United States
John Connally Middle School San Antonio, TX United States
MAY 10, 2013 - MAY 24, 2013
Rye Country Day School
Rye, NY United States
Rye Country Day School Rye, NY United States
APR 17, 2013 - APR 17, 2013
Grissom High School Theatre
Huntsville, AL United States
Grissom High School Theatre Huntsville, AL United States
APR 16, 2013 - APR 25, 2013
Vanier Collegiate
Moose Jaw, SK Canada
Vanier Collegiate Moose Jaw, SK Canada
MAR 26, 2013 - MAR 27, 2013
Roosevelt Junior High School
Roosevelt, UT United States
Roosevelt Junior High School Roosevelt, UT United States
MAR 10, 2013 - APR 12, 2013
Brighton High School
SLC, UT United States
Brighton High School SLC, UT United States
MAR 07, 2013 - MAR 08, 2013
High Desert Middle School
Bend, OR United States
High Desert Middle School Bend, OR United States
JAN 29, 2013 - JAN 29, 2013
A.C. New Middle School-Theatre
Mesquite, TX United States
A.C. New Middle School-Theatre Mesquite, TX United States
JAN 23, 2013 - JAN 23, 2013
Athey Creek Middle School
Tualatin, OR United States
Athey Creek Middle School Tualatin, OR United States
JAN 19, 2013 - JAN 19, 2013
Mid-Prairie High School
Kalona, IA United States
Mid-Prairie High School Kalona, IA United States
NOV 14, 2012 - NOV 16, 2012
ISD 196
Eagan, MN United States
ISD 196 Eagan, MN United States
NOV 02, 2012 - NOV 02, 2012
Badger High School
Kinsman, OH United States
Badger High School Kinsman, OH United States
JUN 08, 2012 - JUN 08, 2012
Milton High School/Middle School Auditorium
Milton, VT United States
Milton High School/Middle School Auditorium Milton, VT United States
MAY 11, 2012 - MAY 11, 2012
Dieppe Elementary School
Regina, SK Canada
Dieppe Elementary School Regina, SK Canada
MAR 16, 2012 - MAR 18, 2012
Merino Drama
Merino, CO United States
Merino Drama Merino, CO United States
MAR 15, 2012 - MAR 17, 2012
Walnut Grove High School Auditorium
Loganville, GA United States
Walnut Grove High School Auditorium Loganville, GA United States
MAR 03, 2012 - MAR 03, 2012
Morgan County Middle School
Madison, GA United States
Morgan County Middle School Madison, GA United States
DEC 14, 2011 - DEC 14, 2011
Badger Ridge Middle School
Verona, WI United States
Badger Ridge Middle School Verona, WI United States
MAY 26, 2011 - MAY 26, 2011
Damonte Ranch High School Drama
Reno, NV United States
Damonte Ranch High School Drama Reno, NV United States
FEB 03, 2011 - FEB 03, 2011
Center For Teaching And Learning
Edgecomb, ME United States
Center For Teaching And Learning Edgecomb, ME United States
JAN 18, 2011 - JAN 20, 2011
Foothills Middle School
Arcadia, CA United States
Foothills Middle School Arcadia, CA United States
NOV 17, 2010 - NOV 17, 2010
University Liggett School
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI United States
University Liggett School Grosse Pointe Woods, MI United States
OCT 22, 2010 - OCT 31, 2010
Union Academy
Monroe, NC United States
Union Academy Monroe, NC United States
JUN 04, 2010 - JUN 04, 2010
Athey Creek Middle School
West Linn, OR United States
Athey Creek Middle School West Linn, OR United States
MAY 22, 2010 - MAY 22, 2010
Cedar Brook Academy
Clarksburg, MD United States
Cedar Brook Academy Clarksburg, MD United States
MAY 20, 2010 - MAY 20, 2010
Hugh M. Cummings High School
Burlington, NC United States
Hugh M. Cummings High School Burlington, NC United States
MAY 13, 2010 - MAY 13, 2010
Spartanburg High School
Spartanburg, SC United States
Spartanburg High School Spartanburg, SC United States
MAR 12, 2010 - MAR 13, 2010
Sandy High School
Sandy, OR United States
Sandy High School Sandy, OR United States
MAR 05, 2010 - MAR 06, 2010
Sandy High School
Sandy, OR United States
Sandy High School Sandy, OR United States
MAR 05, 2010 - MAR 05, 2010
Warrensburg High School
Warrensburg, MO United States
Warrensburg High School Warrensburg, MO United States
FEB 12, 2010 - FEB 12, 2010
Paducah Middle School GTC Drama
Paducah, KY United States
Paducah Middle School GTC Drama Paducah, KY United States
DEC 11, 2009 - DEC 12, 2009
RPI Young Actors Guild
Troy, NY United States
RPI Young Actors Guild Troy, NY United States
DEC 11, 2009 - DEC 11, 2009
Rio Rancho High School
Rio Rancho, NM United States
Rio Rancho High School Rio Rancho, NM United States
NOV 07, 2009 - NOV 07, 2009
Chagrin Valley LittleTheatre
Chagrin Falls, OH United States
Chagrin Valley LittleTheatre Chagrin Falls, OH United States
NOV 05, 2009 - NOV 06, 2009
Roosevelt Junior High School
Roosevelt, UT United States
Roosevelt Junior High School Roosevelt, UT United States
OCT 22, 2009 - OCT 24, 2009
Kalles Junior High School
Puyallup, WA United States
Kalles Junior High School Puyallup, WA United States
JUL 17, 2009 - JUL 19, 2009
Evergreen Family Theatre
Redmond, WA United States
Evergreen Family Theatre Redmond, WA United States
MAY 11, 2009 - MAY 12, 2009
West Jefferson Middle School
Conifer, CO United States
West Jefferson Middle School Conifer, CO United States
MAY 07, 2009 - MAY 07, 2009
Sanford Middle School
Sanford, FL United States
Sanford Middle School Sanford, FL United States
APR 29, 2009 - APR 29, 2009
Pamela Kimbrell Warlick Visual And Performing Arts Center
Gastonia, NC United States
Pamela Kimbrell Warlick Visual And Performing Arts Center Gastonia, NC United States
MAR 26, 2009 - MAR 27, 2009
Assiniboia Composite High School
Assiniboia, SK Canada
Assiniboia Composite High School Assiniboia, SK Canada
MAR 20, 2009 - MAR 21, 2009
Clinton Community Schools
Clinton, MI United States
Clinton Community Schools Clinton, MI United States
FEB 27, 2009 - FEB 27, 2009
St. Mark's Lutheran School
Hacienda Heights, CA United States
St. Mark's Lutheran School Hacienda Heights, CA United States
FEB 01, 2009 - FEB 28, 2009
Westwood Middle School
Blaine, MN United States
Westwood Middle School Blaine, MN United States
JAN 30, 2009 - JAN 31, 2009
Central Catholic High School
Toledo, OH United States
Central Catholic High School Toledo, OH United States
JAN 09, 2009 - JAN 09, 2009
Rodney Thompson Middle School
Stafford, VA United States
Rodney Thompson Middle School Stafford, VA United States
DEC 11, 2008 - DEC 11, 2008
Parkersburg South High School
Vienna, WV United States
Parkersburg South High School Vienna, WV United States
NOV 29, 2008 - NOV 29, 2008
Longmont Theatre Company
Longmont, CO United States
Longmont Theatre Company Longmont, CO United States
JUL 15, 2008 - JUL 31, 2008
Gainesville Association For The Creative Arts
Gainesville, FL United States
Gainesville Association For The Creative Arts Gainesville, FL United States
JUN 01, 2008 - JUN 30, 2008
Hermosa Middle School
Farmington, NM United States
Hermosa Middle School Farmington, NM United States
MAY 27, 2008 - MAY 27, 2008
East Gaston High School
Mount Holly, NC United States
East Gaston High School Mount Holly, NC United States
MAY 20, 2008 - MAY 22, 2008
Creekwood Middle School
Kingwood, TX United States
Creekwood Middle School Kingwood, TX United States
MAY 09, 2008 - MAY 09, 2008
Cannon School
Concord, NC United States
Cannon School Concord, NC United States
MAR 16, 2008 - MAR 16, 2008
Market House Theatre
Paducah, KY United States
Market House Theatre Paducah, KY United States
MAR 06, 2008 - MAR 07, 2008
DuBois Area Middle School Auditorium
DuBois, PA United States
DuBois Area Middle School Auditorium DuBois, PA United States
MAR 03, 2008 - MAR 03, 2008
Prairie Trail Junior High
Olathe, KS United States
Prairie Trail Junior High Olathe, KS United States
MAR 01, 2008 - MAR 31, 2008
J.M. Alexander Middle School
Huntersville, NC United States
J.M. Alexander Middle School Huntersville, NC United States
FEB 16, 2008 - FEB 16, 2008
Plummer Middle School
Houston, TX United States
Plummer Middle School Houston, TX United States
FEB 08, 2008 - FEB 08, 2008
Jack Mackenzie School
Regina, SK Canada
Jack Mackenzie School Regina, SK Canada
JAN 26, 2008 - JAN 26, 2008
Canby Public Schools
Granite Falls, MN United States
Canby Public Schools Granite Falls, MN United States
DEC 11, 2007 - DEC 11, 2007
Wes-Del High School
Gaston, IN United States
Wes-Del High School Gaston, IN United States
NOV 09, 2007 - NOV 10, 2007
Morgan Co. R-II High School
Versailles, MO United States
Morgan Co. R-II High School Versailles, MO United States
NOV 01, 2007 - NOV 30, 2007
The A.C.T. @ Ardmore High School
Ardmore, OK United States
The A.C.T. @ Ardmore High School Ardmore, OK United States
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