How To Overthrow Your Student Government In Seven Easy Steps Ian McWethy

(18)
Productions (29)
Comedy
|
25 - 35 minutes
2 f, 2 m, 6 either (6-40 actors possible: 0-40 f, 0-40 m)
Set: Minimal

Jen may have lost her election for student council president, but with a little help from Julius Caesar, she can always overthrow the school government instead. Any time an ambitious, angry potential despot utters the phrase "democracy sucks," Caesar appears to lead them down the path to ultimate power. But as her coup escalates from choosing an appropriately glorious title and signature look to naming scapegoats and seizing the media, Jen must ask herself just how far she's willing to go. A wickedly smart comedy that explores how autocrats, past and present, consolidate power and exploit our fears.

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Jen may have lost her election for student council president, but with a little help from Julius Caesar, she can always overthrow the school government instead. Any time an ambitious, angry potential despot utters the phrase "democracy sucks," Caesar appears to lead them down the path to ultimate power. But as her coup escalates from choosing an appropriately glorious title and signature look to naming scapegoats and seizing the media, Jen must ask herself just how far she's willing to go. A wickedly smart comedy that explores how autocrats, past and present, consolidate power and exploit our fears.

  • Comedy
  • |
  • 25 - 35 minutes
  • 2 f, 2 m, 6 either (6-40 actors possible: 0-40 f, 0-40 m)
  • Set: Minimal
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-733-3

Production History

MAY 24, 2021 - MAY 25, 2021
Ririe High School
Ririe, ID United States
Ririe High School Ririe, ID United States
APR 20, 2021 - APR 20, 2021
Evan Hardy Collegiate
Saskatoon, SK Canada
Evan Hardy Collegiate Saskatoon, SK Canada
APR 17, 2021 - APR 17, 2021
Roots' School of Theatre
Fishers, IN United States
Roots' School of Theatre Fishers, IN United States
FEB 12, 2021 - FEB 13, 2021
Gig Harbor High School
Gig Harbor, WA United States
Gig Harbor High School Gig Harbor, WA United States
FEB 05, 2021 - FEB 06, 2021
Hall High Theatre
West Hartford, CT United States
Hall High Theatre West Hartford, CT United States
JAN 29, 2021 - JAN 30, 2021
Richmond Hill High School
Richmond Hill, ON Canada
Richmond Hill High School Richmond Hill, ON Canada
JAN 21, 2021 - JAN 21, 2021
Twin Valley High School
Elverson, PA United States
Twin Valley High School Elverson, PA United States
DEC 15, 2020 - DEC 15, 2020
Appling County High School
Baxley, GA United States
Appling County High School Baxley, GA United States
DEC 11, 2020 - DEC 11, 2020
Jackson County Central High School
Jackson, MN United States
Jackson County Central High School Jackson, MN United States
NOV 13, 2020 - NOV 13, 2020
Logan View Public Schools
Hooper, NE United States
Logan View Public Schools Hooper, NE United States
OCT 24, 2020 - OCT 24, 2020
Boone High School
Orlando, FL United States
Boone High School Orlando, FL United States
OCT 21, 2020 - OCT 23, 2020
Holy Spirit Prep
Atlanta, GA United States
Holy Spirit Prep Atlanta, GA United States
MAY 21, 2020 - MAY 22, 2020
El Cerrito High School
El Cerrito, CA United States
El Cerrito High School El Cerrito, CA United States
MAY 15, 2020 - MAY 15, 2020
Clay High School
Oregon, OH United States
Clay High School Oregon, OH United States
MAY 14, 2020 - MAY 14, 2020
Wheatmore High School
Trinity, NC United States
Wheatmore High School Trinity, NC United States
MAY 07, 2020 - MAY 08, 2020
Great Neck South High School
Great Neck, NY United States
Great Neck South High School Great Neck, NY United States
MAY 01, 2020 - MAY 01, 2020
Hiawatha Public Schools
Wichita, KS United States
Hiawatha Public Schools Wichita, KS United States
MAY 01, 2020 - MAY 31, 2020
Farmington Junior High School
Farmington High School, AR United States
Farmington Junior High School Farmington High School, AR United States
APR 30, 2020 - MAY 02, 2020
Frank Maddock High School
Drayton Valley, AB Canada
Frank Maddock High School Drayton Valley, AB Canada
APR 24, 2020 - APR 24, 2020
LDHS Theater
Hummelstown, PA United States
LDHS Theater Hummelstown, PA United States
APR 23, 2020 - APR 26, 2020
Gateway High School
San Francisco, CA United States
Gateway High School San Francisco, CA United States
APR 16, 2020 - APR 18, 2020
Greenbush-Middle River School
Greenbush, MN United States
Greenbush-Middle River School Greenbush, MN United States
MAR 26, 2020 - MAR 26, 2020
A.P. Giannini Middle School
San Francisco, CA United States
A.P. Giannini Middle School San Francisco, CA United States
FEB 06, 2020 - FEB 07, 2020
Northside Middle School
Columbus, IN United States
Northside Middle School Columbus, IN United States
JAN 31, 2020 - JAN 31, 2020
Persalvic Drama Club
Newfoundland, AL Canada
Persalvic Drama Club Newfoundland, AL Canada
JAN 25, 2020 - JAN 25, 2020
Sacred Heart School
East Grand Forks, MN United States
Sacred Heart School East Grand Forks, MN United States
DEC 02, 2019 - DEC 02, 2019
Ware Shoals High School
Ware Shoals, SC United States
Ware Shoals High School Ware Shoals, SC United States
NOV 29, 2019 - NOV 30, 2019
Upper Canada College
Toronto, ON Canada
Upper Canada College Toronto, ON Canada
NOV 20, 2019 - NOV 20, 2019
Idaho Falls High School
Idaho Falls, ID United States
Idaho Falls High School Idaho Falls, ID United States
No upcoming productions.
No professional productions.

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