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Ghostlight

Ghostlight by Stephen Gregg

(2)
Productions (3)
Comedy
|
80 - 85 minutes
3 f, 1 m, 15 either (15-19 actors possible: 3-18 f, 1-16 m)
Set: Minimal, fluid, various suggested locations.

When indifferent student Garbiela Nettles is inexplicably admitted to the prestigious Doves Forge Academy, all she wants to do is leave. But before she can get herself expelled, Garbiela starts to hear sounds that no one else hears, ghost echoes from the remnants of a long ago tragedy in the school's theatre. As she investigates the sounds (by joining the disastrous play in progress) Garbiela uncovers a story that's both surprising and surprisingly moving. Theatrically staged using the production's audience and live sound effects, Ghostlight has hilarious characters, unexpected twists and a riotous finale.

Pricing Information

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Standard Edition $25
Streaming with ShowShare $159.00

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Play Details

When indifferent student Garbiela Nettles is inexplicably admitted to the prestigious Doves Forge Academy, all she wants to do is leave. But before she can get herself expelled, Garbiela starts to hear sounds that no one else hears, ghost echoes from the remnants of a long ago tragedy in the school's theatre. As she investigates the sounds (by joining the disastrous play in progress) Garbiela uncovers a story that's both surprising and surprisingly moving. Theatrically staged using the production's audience and live sound effects, Ghostlight has hilarious characters, unexpected twists and a riotous finale.

Artwork by Michael Ong

  • Comedy
  • |
  • 80 - 85 minutes
  • 3 f, 1 m, 15 either (15-19 actors possible: 3-18 f, 1-16 m)
  • Set: Minimal, fluid, various suggested locations.

Published Reviews

"So funny but also emotionally powerful... the surprises keep coming... It's brilliant."

-David Hastings, Olathe South High School, Olathe, Kansas.

"During our first reading of the play with my students, they were mad that class ended because they did not want to stop."

-Donovan Glover, Burbank High School, Burbank, California

"The script is fantastic. LOVE the main character, and the supporting characters are so much fun, too — funny but not meanly so."

-Cora Turlish, Rutgers Preparatory School, Somerset, New Jersey

"My students are OBSESSED with it."

-Ryan Morris, Sandia High School, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Production History

OCT 28, 2021 - OCT 30, 2021
Harpeth Hall School
Nashville, TN United States
Harpeth Hall School Nashville, TN United States
SEP 30, 2021 - OCT 03, 2021
Hollywood High School
Los Angeles, CA United States
Hollywood High School Los Angeles, CA United States
OCT 31, 2020 - NOV 02, 2020
Olathe South High School
Olathe, KS United States
Olathe South High School Olathe, KS United States
OCT 28, 2021 - OCT 30, 2021
Harpeth Hall School
Nashville, TN United States
Harpeth Hall School Nashville, TN United States
No professional productions.

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