King's Gambit by Greg Machlin
Click the above button to order a perusal copy or performance rights.
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.
Printed Script: $7.95 (part of Pushed anthology; contains special author commentary). Digital Perusal Script: $5.75. Performance Royalties: $20.00/performance. Production Photocopy License: $20.00 (PDF file that may be printed/copied for your cast/crew; must be purchased in conjunction with Performance Royalties). Classroom Photocopy License: $25.00 (PDF file that may be printed/copied for closed classroom study only). Limited Video License: $25.00 (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 email@example.com. Need detailed help? Click on Place an Order and then look for the blue What Do I Order? button!
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.
Read An Excerpt.
If you are unable to read PDF files, click here to download a free version of Adobe Acrobat Reader.