These award winning plays were written by Wahoo High School students for the Lincoln (Nebraska) Community Playhouse's, Enersen Playwriting Contest. One of the sixteen plays, Kate Decoste's, qUntil My Last Breath, q is about a girl coping with AIDS after one sexual encounter over summer vacation. Another selection, Amanda Hall and Melissa Swanson's, qA Gorilla's Way of Wagging Its Tail, q is about five friends visiting a Gypsy. As she predicts the future and reveals secrets buried in the past, the kids learn that everyone's future starts with today's decisions. In Ian Richmond's, qThe Kids Are All Right, q a group of friends write poems and share them with their friends in order to deal with their feelings, express their ideas, and survive family problems. As they try to figure out God and their place in the world, their friendship and poetry allows them to believe that, at least for another day, they will be all right! This book brings together in one place, for the first time, the three Wahoo High School plays that captured first prize in the Enersen Playwriting Contest: qUntil My Last Breath, q by Kate DeCoste, qThe Locket, q by Peggy Sharp, and qAn Identical Stranger, q by Megan Rezac. As you read this book, you will discover the joy of young writers finding their qvoiceq for the first time.Megan Rezac, Wahoo High School, class of 2003, is an avid golfer, a member of The National Honor Society and The International Thespian Society. She also ... Her senior year, Brooke wrote an essay for Guideposta#39;s National Essay Contest.
|Author||:||Larry Fangman, Wahoo High School Students|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2001-07-01|