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Digging Up the Boys
by Laura Lundgren Smith

Productions (16)
  • 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

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Productions (16)
  • 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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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
Allen's Community Theatre
Allen, TX United States
Allen's Community Theatre Allen, TX United States
JUL 14, 2017 - JUL 15, 2017
Allen's Community Theatre
Allen, TX United States
Allen's Community Theatre Allen, 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
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Production Group
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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
Allen's Community Theatre
Allen, TX United States
Allen's Community Theatre Allen, TX United States
JUL 14, 2017 - JUL 15, 2017
Allen's Community Theatre
Allen, TX United States
Allen's Community Theatre Allen, TX United States
APR 01, 2017 - APR 01, 2017
Yantis High School
Denison, TX United States
Yantis High School Denison, TX United States
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