King's Gambit by Greg Machlin

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About The Play

Drama.  7-9 minutes.  1-6 females, 2-5 males (7-14 performers possible with addition of non-speaking chess pieces).  Suitable for high school and older.

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Synopsis

Cassius, a high school freshman who identifies as transgender, plays a high stakes chess game with the toughest of adversaries over whether to go public: himself.

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