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Scab by Danny Ball

$25.95

THEMES: Grief, Change, Tradition, Friendship
LENGTH: 100 minutes, no interval
CHARACTER AGES: 16
NO. OF CHARACTERS: Large Cast
SUITABLE FOR: Middle Years, Senior Years


Kappa fades, friendship’s forever

Description

Exploring both the desire for change and the determination to hold on to tradition, Scab by Danny Ball follows the Kappa Crew in real time as they navigate the politics and power games of a high school lunch hour. But, amidst the chaos of schoolyard banter, moments of vulnerability, insecurity and truth begin to surface.

SYNOPSIS

On this day every year the ‘Kappa Crew’ perform a sacred ritual in honour of Amalia’s sister, who died four years ago. They pool their money to buy flowers, wag fifth period, go to the cemetery and sing All the Small Things by Blink 182. But when the crew meet at the start of lunch, something goes horribly wrong… no one brought any money. No one has any money. A plan is set into motion — scab! The crew splits up in an attempt to find enough money to buy flowers, but scabbing money at Meadow Ditch High is not the only challenge they face. Scab is a hilarious tale paying homage to the tenacity of young people who, when confronted with a lack of resources, become infinitely more resourceful than those around them.

PRODUCTION HISTORY

Scab was the winner of the ATYP Foundation Commission (cast aged 14-17 years) in 2022. It premiered at The Rebel Theatre, ATYP on 16 May 2024.

ISBN: 978-1-76161-042-4

 

Additional information

Weight 1.5 kg
Dimensions 21 × 15 × 0.5 cm

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