Aleema the Boy Girl

by Rex McGregor

About the Play

Drama. 8-10 minutes. 3 females, 1 male. Suitable for middle school and older performers and audiences.

Aleema the Boy Girl premiered at 8 in 48 Idaho Short Play Festival, Treasure Valley Children's Theater (Meridian, ID). The script won the Screener's Choice Award.

Aleema the Boy Girl is available in print as part of Girls on the Brink, a collection of seven female-forward short plays for young adults about the dramatic impact of sudden change. For more information, click here. Aleema the Boy Girl is also part of Brink Time, four plays which together form the second half of Girls on the Brink. For more information on Brink Time, click here.

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Printed Script $8.25 $0.00
Digital Perusal Script $6.25 $0.00
Performance Royalties $25.00 $0.00
Production Copy License $25.00 $0.00
Classroom Copy License $50.00 $0.00
Bronze Package $35.00 $0.00
Silver Package $50.00 $0.00
Gold Package $65.00 $0.00
Platinum Package $80.00 $0.00
Diamond Package $100.00 $0.00
Fundraising Add-On $35.00 $0.00

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Aleema enjoys being a "bacha posh"—an Afghan girl raised as a boy. But with the onset of puberty, her freedom won't last long.