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John Proctor Is the Villain

Full Length, Comedy/Drama
3 men, 6 women
Total Cast: 9, Flexible Set
ISBN-13: 978-0-8222-4329-8

MIN. PERFORMANCE FEE: $130 per performance. SPECIAL NOTE ON MUSIC: The song “Green Light" by Jack Antonoff, Joel Little and Ella Yelich-O'connor is required for production; an additional fee of $75.00 per nonprofessional performance will be added. NOT YET PUBLISHED. Perusal available in ePUB format.
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THE STORY: At a rural high school in Georgia, a group of lively teens are studying
The Crucible while navigating young love, sex ed, and a few school scandals. Holding a contemporary lens to the American classic, they begin to question who is really the hero and what is the truth, discovering their own power in the process. Alternately touching and bitingly funny, this new comedy captures a generation in mid-transformation, running on pop music, optimism, and fury, writing their own coming of age story.

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Winner of the Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Production of a Play.

“A knockout…[John Proctor Is the Villain] is…pushing for a 4.0 GPA.” —Washington Post.

“I would urge everyone to see this play.” —Georgetown Dish.

“Biting and exquisite.” —MD Theatre Guide.

“Operates adroitly as both think-piece and thrilling drama.” —Metro Weekly.

“Cracking good theatre…Add it to your ‘must see’ list.’’ —DC Metro Theater Arts.