Begets: Fall of a High School Ronin


Begets: Fall of a High School Ronin

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Title: Begets: Fall of a High School Ronin
Author: Nguyen, Qui
Price: $25.95

Begets: Fall of a High School Ronin
by Qui Nguyen

Full Length Play, Dark Comedy, Adventure

A new action-packed play from playwright Qui Nguyen who penned She Kills Monsters.

In this action-packed samurai story set inside the halls of an all-American high school, Begets: Fall of a High School Ronin tells the tale of Emi Edwards, a high school geekgurl whose fighting to overthrow the cruel shoguns of her school. However in her journey to right wrongs, will her own cravings for popularity and power corrupt her quest to save the school? Will she able to establish a new world order? Or will violence just beget more violence?

Begets: Fall of a High School Ronin premiered at Waterwell Theatre in New York City in April 2015.

Cast: 3m, 5f
Casting Attributes: Reduced casting (Doubling Possible), Expandable casting, Features Teens, Multicultural casting

Recommended Multi-Cast Breakdown for 5F/3M
1. Emi Edwards
2. Inside Girl
3. Mary/Counselor Theresa
4. Andrea Armstrong/Thatcher/Sarah/Rocker Girl/Krysty
5. Jillie/Laura/Chantal/Laura/Mom/Crystal
6. Patrick
7. DJ MC/Principal Parker/Sheldon/Walter
8. Trey/VP Francone/Dustin/Dad

EMI EDWARDS - 17, female, Geek, badass, Samurai
INSIDE GIRL - 17, female, Emi's inside voice
LAURA - 17, female, The lovable girl Emi saved
MARY - 17, female, Queen Bee in-training
ANDREA - 18, female, Queen Bee
PATRICK - 15, male, Vengeful nerd
DJ MC - 18, male, Andrea's boyfriend
TREY - 17, male, QB1 in-training
PRINCIPAL PARKER - 40s, male/female, Hipster Principal of EHS
VP FRACONNE - 40s , male/female, Non-hipster VP of EHS
COUNSELOR THERESA - 22, female, Former cool kid turned teacher
JILLIE LEE - 19, female, Second year senior
CHANTAL - 18, female, Patrick's online GF
SHELDON - 17, male, Goth Henchman
DUSTIN - 17, male, Goth Henchman
THATCHER - 18, female, Drama Queen Shogun
SARAH - 18, female, Teen Tea Partiers Shogun
MOM - 40s, female, Emi's self-centered Mom
DAD - 40s, male, Emi's absentee Dad
CRYSTAL - 18, female, Co-Shogun of the Band Nerds
KRYSTY - 18, female, Co-Shogun of the Band Nerds
ROCKER GIRL - 25, female, Anxious girl in the park
WALTER - 16, male, The real Chantal

Time Period - Contemporary
Settings Of Play - In around EHS, an American high school designed in Japanese style architecture.
Features/Contains: Stage Combat; Unit Set/Multiple Settings
Themes: Adolescence, Betrayal
Target Audience: Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)
Performance Group: High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Professional Theatre, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Publisher: Samuel French Ltd
Publication date: 01/01/2016
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780573705120
Publishing status: OS Archived


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