Grow Up, Girls by Rex McGregor

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About The Play


Claire Stewart-Moore as Wendy in The Girl Who Would Rather Not Grow Up Just Yet (Short + Sweet Sydney, Australia; photo by Sylvi Soe).

Comedy. 30-35 minutes. 3-10 females, 0-3 males (4-10 performers possible). Suitable for high school and older.

Printed Script: $6.95 (contains special author commentary). Digital Perusal Script: $6.50. Performance Royalties: $35.00/performance. Production Photocopy License: $30.00 (PDF file that may be printed/copied for your cast/crew; must be purchased in conjunction with Performance Royalties). Classroom Photocopy License: $50.00 (PDF file that may be printed/copied for closed classroom study only). Limited Video License: $35.00 (permission to record your production with limited distribution; must be purchased in conjunction with Performance Royalties). Professional rights should be negotiated directly with YouthPLAYS at info@youthplays.com. Need detailed help? Click on Place an Order and then look for the blue What Do I Order? button! 

Synopsis

In The Girl Who Would Rather Not Grow Up Just Yet, the first of three takes on coming of age that can also stand on their own, Wendy is a spoiled 16-year-old with a severe case of Peter Pan syndrome. A high school principal and two of her students deal with the aftermath of a cyberbullying case in Refloat Our Whale. And in Grow Up, Juliet, just as Shakespeare’s heroine is ready to join Romeo in death, she learns she is the victim of an elaborate hoax…

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Did You Know?


Jessica McGettrick wrote her first play - a musical, about a girl named Suzie who wanted to go to a place called “Flip-Blip Town" when she was four years old.