Comedy. 10-12 minutes. 2 females, 2 males. Suitable for high school and older.
Grow Up, Juliet 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. Grow Up, Juliet is also part of Grow Up, Girls, three plays which together form the first half of Girls on the Brink. For more information on Grow Up, Girls, click here.
In this short comedic take on coming of age and the classic tragedy, Shakespeare's heroine wants to join Romeo in death, but she learns she is the victim of an elaborate hoax. Who is behind it? Surely not Friar Laurence.