Virtual Congress

Virtual Congress by Mike Lew

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Comedy
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20 - 30 minutes
8 f, 4 m (12-15 actors possible: 1-15 f, 1-15 m)
Content Notes: Some mild adult language
Set: A classroom.

A high school civics class turns uncivil when substitute teacher Mr. Nash starts a unit on Virtual Congress, a mockup of the U.S. Senate. Soon everyday teenagers become fake senators, and their cliques and arguments become filibusters and endless quorum calls that grind class to a halt. Mr. Nash calls in reinforcement in the form of an ex-representative-turned-lobbyist, but it just makes things worse. Will this increasingly lawless class ever pass anything? (This play was specially commissioned by Playscripts for high school actors.)

Pricing Information

Min. Performance Fee* $50
Standard Edition $9.99
Stage Manager Edition $17.99

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Play Details

A high school civics class turns uncivil when substitute teacher Mr. Nash starts a unit on Virtual Congress, a mockup of the U.S. Senate. Soon everyday teenagers become fake senators, and their cliques and arguments become filibusters and endless quorum calls that grind class to a halt. Mr. Nash calls in reinforcement in the form of an ex-representative-turned-lobbyist, but it just makes things worse. Will this increasingly lawless class ever pass anything? (This play was specially commissioned by Playscripts for high school actors.)

  • Comedy
  • |
  • 20 - 30 minutes
  • 8 f, 4 m (12-15 actors possible: 1-15 f, 1-15 m)
  • Content Notes: Some mild adult language
  • Set: A classroom.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-443-1

Production History

DEC 04, 2020 - DEC 04, 2020
Everglades High School
Miramar, FL United States
Everglades High School Miramar, FL United States
MAY 06, 2011 - MAY 08, 2011
Keen Teens at Theatre Row
New York, NY United States
Keen Teens at Theatre Row New York, NY United States
No upcoming productions.
MAY 06, 2011 - MAY 08, 2011
Keen Teens at Theatre Row
New York, NY United States
Keen Teens at Theatre Row New York, NY United States