Lost in Words

Lost in Words
by Jim Knable

Productions (3)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 35 - 40 minutes
  • 3 f, 2 m (5-13 actors possible: 3-7 f, 2-6 m)
  • Set: Simple, non-literal set.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-625-1

Lost in Words
by Jim Knable

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Productions (3)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 35 - 40 minutes
  • 3 f, 2 m (5-13 actors possible: 3-7 f, 2-6 m)
  • Set: Simple, non-literal set.

Fifteen-year-old Sylvia, newly arrived in the United States from Mexico with her mother, dreams of becoming a doctor. But dreams rarely come easy, especially when you've just been plunged into a new culture and your parents believe fiercely that family always comes first. With the help of a generous ESL teacher, her lovable aunt, and a Cambodian classmate with a dream of his own, Sylvia learns that hard work can take you almost anywhere. This moving journey explores themes of balancing independence with family and features original songs.

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Min. Performance Fee* $40
Standard Edition $9.99
Stage Manager Edition $17.99

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Play Details

Fifteen-year-old Sylvia, newly arrived in the United States from Mexico with her mother, dreams of becoming a doctor. But dreams rarely come easy, especially when you've just been plunged into a new culture and your parents believe fiercely that family always comes first. With the help of a generous ESL teacher, her lovable aunt, and a Cambodian classmate with a dream of his own, Sylvia learns that hard work can take you almost anywhere. This moving journey explores themes of balancing independence with family and features original songs.

  • Comedy/Drama
  • 35 - 40 minutes
  • 3 f, 2 m (5-13 actors possible: 3-7 f, 2-6 m)
  • Set: Simple, non-literal set.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-625-1

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MAR 15, 2017 - APR 15, 2017
Martin Luther King Jr Middle
Charlotte, NC United States
Martin Luther King Jr Middle Charlotte, NC United States
MAR 08, 2017 - MAR 10, 2017
Brown Middle School
El Paso, TX United States
Brown Middle School El Paso, TX United States
OCT 29, 2005 - NOV 15, 2006
Playwrights Project
San Diego, CA United States
Playwrights Project San Diego, CA United States
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Playwrights Project
San Diego, CA United States
Playwrights Project San Diego, CA United States