Digging Up the Boys
by Laura Lundgren Smith

Productions (32)
  • Drama
  • 40 - 45 minutes
  • 3 f, 4 m, 1 either (8 actors possible: 3-4 f, 4-5 m)
  • Set: Minimal, with areas suggesting a home and a mine shaft.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-68069-068-2

Digging Up the Boys
by Laura Lundgren Smith

(14)
Productions (32)
  • Drama
  • 40 - 45 minutes
  • 3 f, 4 m, 1 either (8 actors possible: 3-4 f, 4-5 m)
  • Set: Minimal, with areas suggesting a home and a mine shaft.

The mine where Floyd, Paul, and Jack work is old, nearly picked clean and about to be closed, when part of it collapses, trapping them. The women left above race to the foreman, only to receive the company line: Go home and pray. We'll handle it. Though the men are seen as "no-counts" in a class-conscious South, to Addie, May, and Ruth they are beloved fathers, husbands, and brothers. Those above and below are left to whistle in the dark, desperate for a miracle -- but the mine holds a terrible secret that will change their lives forever.

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The mine where Floyd, Paul, and Jack work is old, nearly picked clean and about to be closed, when part of it collapses, trapping them. The women left above race to the foreman, only to receive the company line: Go home and pray. We'll handle it. Though the men are seen as "no-counts" in a class-conscious South, to Addie, May, and Ruth they are beloved fathers, husbands, and brothers. Those above and below are left to whistle in the dark, desperate for a miracle -- but the mine holds a terrible secret that will change their lives forever.

  • Drama
  • 40 - 45 minutes
  • 3 f, 4 m, 1 either (8 actors possible: 3-4 f, 4-5 m)
  • Set: Minimal, with areas suggesting a home and a mine shaft.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-68069-068-2

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MAR 08, 2018 - MAR 08, 2018
Cayuga High School
Frost, TX United States
Cayuga High School Frost, TX United States
MAR 06, 2018 - MAY 30, 2018
Chisum ISD
Paris, TX United States
Chisum ISD Paris, TX United States
FEB 27, 2018 - MAY 04, 2018
Mcleod ISD
Mcleod, TX United States
Mcleod ISD Mcleod, TX United States
FEB 26, 2018 - MAR 23, 2018
Northside Independent School District
Vernon, TX United States
Northside Independent School District Vernon, TX United States
FEB 24, 2018 - MAR 01, 2018
Murphy Middle School
Murphy, TX United States
Murphy Middle School Murphy, TX United States
JAN 22, 2018 - FEB 03, 2018
Belle Fourche High School
Belle Fourche, SD United States
Belle Fourche High School Belle Fourche, SD United States
JAN 19, 2018 - JAN 20, 2018
Charles Colgan High School
Manassas, VA United States
Charles Colgan High School Manassas, VA United States
JAN 15, 2018 - APR 10, 2018
RRISD Theater
Amarillo, TX United States
RRISD Theater Amarillo, TX United States
JAN 12, 2018 - JAN 13, 2018
North Point High School
Towson, MD United States
North Point High School Towson, MD United States
DEC 14, 2017 - DEC 14, 2017
Georgia Christian School
Valdosta, GA United States
Georgia Christian School Valdosta, GA United States
DEC 01, 2017 - DEC 01, 2017
Pearl High School
Mississippi State, MS United States
Pearl High School Mississippi State, MS United States
NOV 26, 2017 - DEC 04, 2017
Torrington High School Drama
Torrington, WY United States
Torrington High School Drama Torrington, WY United States
NOV 18, 2017 - NOV 18, 2017
Whitley County High School
Williamsburg, KY United States
Whitley County High School Williamsburg, KY United States
OCT 23, 2017 - OCT 23, 2017
Georgia Christian School
Americus, Georgia, GA United States
Georgia Christian School Americus, Georgia, GA United States
OCT 07, 2017 - NOV 18, 2017
Whitley County High School
Williamsburg, KY United States
Whitley County High School Williamsburg, KY United States
JUL 14, 2017 - JUL 15, 2017
Allen's Community Theatre
Allen, TX United States
Allen's Community Theatre Allen, TX United States
JUL 14, 2017 - JUL 15, 2017
CenterStage Youth Theatre
Allen, TX United States
CenterStage Youth Theatre Allen, TX United States
MAY 13, 2017 - MAY 13, 2017
Forney High School
Forney, TX United States
Forney High School Forney, TX United States
APR 04, 2017 - APR 04, 2017
Granger Independent School District
Pflugerville, TX United States
Granger Independent School District Pflugerville, TX United States
APR 01, 2017 - APR 01, 2017
Yantis High School
Denison, TX United States
Yantis High School Denison, TX United States
MAR 07, 2017 - MAR 07, 2017
Yantis High School
Paris, TX United States
Yantis High School Paris, TX United States
MAR 03, 2017 - APR 26, 2017
Royse City HS Theatre
Royse City, TX United States
Royse City HS Theatre Royse City, TX United States
FEB 17, 2017 - FEB 22, 2017
Yantis High School
Texarkana, TX United States
Yantis High School Texarkana, TX United States
FEB 04, 2017 - MAR 22, 2017
Granger Independent School District
Temple, TX United States
Granger Independent School District Temple, TX United States
JAN 01, 1970 - JAN 01, 1970
Stafford Middle School
Frisco, TX United States
Stafford Middle School Frisco, TX United States
JAN 01, 1970 - JAN 01, 1970
Bullard High School
Bullard, TX United States
Bullard High School Bullard, TX United States
JAN 01, 1970 - JAN 01, 1970
Mineral Wells High School
Mineral Wells, TX United States
Mineral Wells High School Mineral Wells, TX United States
JAN 01, 1970 - JAN 01, 1970
Amarillo High School
Amarillo, TX United States
Amarillo High School Amarillo, TX United States
JAN 01, 1970 - JAN 01, 1970
Paris High School
Paris, TX United States
Paris High School Paris, TX United States
JAN 01, 1970 - JAN 01, 1970
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX United States
Texas A&M University College Station, TX United States
JAN 01, 1970 - JAN 01, 1970
Middle Georgia College
Cochran, TX United States
Middle Georgia College Cochran, TX United States
JAN 01, 1970 - JAN 01, 1970
Paris High School
Paris, TX United States
Paris High School Paris, TX United States
Sort by Most Recent
Production Group
Location
MAR 08, 2018 - MAR 08, 2018
Cayuga High School
Frost, TX United States
Cayuga High School Frost, TX United States
MAR 06, 2018 - MAY 30, 2018
Chisum ISD
Paris, TX United States
Chisum ISD Paris, TX United States
FEB 27, 2018 - MAY 04, 2018
Mcleod ISD
Mcleod, TX United States
Mcleod ISD Mcleod, TX United States
FEB 26, 2018 - MAR 23, 2018
Northside Independent School District
Vernon, TX United States
Northside Independent School District Vernon, TX United States
FEB 24, 2018 - MAR 01, 2018
Murphy Middle School
Murphy, TX United States
Murphy Middle School Murphy, TX United States
JAN 22, 2018 - FEB 03, 2018
Belle Fourche High School
Belle Fourche, SD United States
Belle Fourche High School Belle Fourche, SD United States
JAN 19, 2018 - JAN 20, 2018
Charles Colgan High School
Manassas, VA United States
Charles Colgan High School Manassas, VA United States
JAN 15, 2018 - APR 10, 2018
RRISD Theater
Amarillo, TX United States
RRISD Theater Amarillo, TX United States
JAN 12, 2018 - JAN 13, 2018
North Point High School
Towson, MD United States
North Point High School Towson, MD United States
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