Seesaw by Rebecca Moretti

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About The Play

Drama. 8-12 minutes. 1 female, 3 males. Suitable for high school and older performers, and middle school and older audiences.

Winner of the 2015 New Voices One-Act Playwriting Competition for Young Playwrights.

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Synopsis

It’s the late 1950s. High school dropout Ace flees his broken home and takes up residence at his childhood playground, but where’s his beloved tree house? It’s been replaced by a seesaw. On the day of their high school graduation, Ace's old friends pay him a rare visit before heading off to college. As they look back at the days in the tree house and forward to what is to come, will their encouragement be enough to push Ace to join them in embracing life as an adult?

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Did You Know?


John Bolen is the narrator of the animated family film Flying Heroes, winner of Spain's Gaudi Award for best animation feature film.