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POVERTYAdd to Cart
By: Bobby KenistonAdd to Wish List
Script: $8.75
First Performance Royalty: $15.00
   (Performance royalty waived for forensics competition)
Each Additional Performance: $15.00
Limited Video Rights: $30.00
Limited Streaming/Broadcast Rights: $5.00
Extra Streams: $0.05
Types: Ten Minute Monologue, Social Awareness Play
Genres: Drama, Forensics, Speech and Debate, Social Scene
Themes: Social Issues, Life Lessons & Experiences, Embarrassment
Running Time: 10 minutes
Speaking Cast: 1 either, 1 total cast
Flexibility: gender flexible
ISBN: 978-1-60003-859-4
Script Preview   Productions
 
Recent Productions:
LTHS Speech - Lockport, IL
Grays Creek Middle School Forensics Team - Hope Mills, NC
Cedarville University - Xenia, OH
Parkway Christian Academy - Lakeland, FL
Pinnacle View Middle School - Little Rock, AR
Speech - minto, ND
Madison Central Speech and Debate - Madison, MS
Northwest Nazarene University - Nampa, ID
HMB School - Hazelton, ND
South Platte High School - Big Springs, NE
St. Mary Catholic High School - Neenah, WI
Cavalier Public School - Cavalier, ND
Kewanee High School Speech Team - Kewanee, IL
Altoona-Midway High School - Buffalo, KS
Barbara Bush Middle School - San Antonio, TX
Woodside High School - Woodside, CA
Central Valley Public School - Buxton, ND
Nick Jeralds Middle School - fayetteville, NC
Wilmot School District 54-7 - Wilmot, SD
SWAT - Beavercreek, OH
Campus Middle School - englewood, CO
Promise Academy - New Providence, IA
Nebraska City High School - Nebraska City, NE
Ouray High School Speech - Ouray, CO
Ardmore Middle School - Ardmore, OK
Eagleview Middle School - Colorado Springs, CO
New Bloomfield High School - New Bloomfield, MO
SMOS - St. Louis, MO
George Washington High School - Denver, CO
Unified School District 420 - Osage City, KS
Valley Center High School - Valley Center, KS
NCC Speech and Debate - Garden City, NY
Salyards Middle School - Cypress, TX
Sandhills High School - Dunning, NE
Salina High Central Forensics - Salina, KS
Unalaska City School - Unalaska, AK
St. Marys Springs Academy - Fond du lac, WI
Ridge Spring Monetta High school - Monetta, SC
Random Lake Middle School - Random Lake, WI
Holcomb HS Forensics - Holcomb, KS
 
Synopsis
April, an average teenage girl, doesn't understand why her mother “strongly encourages” her to volunteer at the local food cupboard every week. She likes to help out, but the environment makes her sad. When her mother explains why it's important to confront a problem head on, April begins to relive an old memory, long-forgotten, of a terrible encounter in a grocery store when she was just a little girl. This ten minute dramatic monologue confronts the issue of poverty, and the need to be an active participant in fighting hunger.
 

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