The Candidate
a ten-minute play
featuring kids ages 8-11

 

A new kid, who has been home-schooled up until now, and oozes of self-confidence, decides to run for class president.

 

CHARACTERS
 

(Boy Version)

BILLY: 8-11 years old, the new kid, quirky and precocious, very self-assured

 

LUCAS: 8-11 years old, soft spoken, serious and responsible

 

ALEX:  8-11 years old, a future frat boy, a leader

 

(Girl Version)

FAITH: 8-11 years old, the new kid, quirky and precocious, very self-assured

LEANNE: 8-11 years old, soft-spoken, serious and responsible

AMY: 8-11 years old, a leader

SET

A middle-school cafeteria

PRODUCTION HISTORY

The female version of The Candidate was produced by the Open Eye Theater for Summer Shorts V.

It was directed by Wilma Mazo, opened on August 27, 2015 and ran for four performances.

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2019 Red Eye 10s International Play Festival

Edgren High School  Misawa, Aromori, Japan 
International Polytechnic High School California
Edmonson Country Drama, Kentucky 
Baumholder American High School, Germany
Kubaski High School, Japan 
Central High School Drama, Tennessee
Chamberlayne Actors Theatre, Richmond, Virginia 
International School Stuttgart, Germany
Lakenheth High School
UK – pandies’ Theatre, India

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