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

The Candidate

a ten-minute play

featuring kids ages 8-11

 

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

Nipomo High School Theatre Company & Arroyo Grande High School Theatre Company, co-production in California

 

Edgren High School  Misawa, Aomori, Japan

International Polytechnic High School California

Edmonson County Drama, Kentucky

Baumholder American High School, Germany

Kubaski High School, Japan

 

Central High School Drama, Tennessee

 

Chamberlayne Actors Theatre, Richmond Virginia

 

pandies' Theatre, India

International School Stuttgart, Germany

 

Lakenheath High School, UK

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