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     MS. MARTIN'S MALAISE

    ADELAIDE FISHER

    sponsored by: john weidman

    SYNOPSIS

    Ms. Martin is an ordinary high school teacher, trying to deal with the everyday stress and worrying ‘what-ifs’ of 21st century teaching. But when her worst fears come true, and she is forced to make a difficult decision and an even more difficult confrontation, what will she do? And how will she move forward from it?

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    "He has a gun with him. In his backpack. I saw it."

     

    Adelaide Fisher

    Ms. Martin's Malaise

    Playwright's Bio

    Adelaide Fisher is a Florida-based writer . She wrote this play with the support of the Orlando Repertory Theater. She's been involved in theatre since she was 5, and wrote her first play in the 7th grade for Young Playwrights for Change. Right now, you can find her both onstage and behind the scenes proudly representing International Thespian Troupe 6614. When she's not at rehearsal, she spends her time reading, baking, studying, and doing art. She lives with her mom, her dad, her younger brother, and two pet snails, named Velma and Daphne. 

    Zacarias Snotherly Pictures 2009

    A very compelling play on the effects of gun culture that doesn't even need to fire a shot to make its point.

    KAREN ZACARÍAS
    Playwright & #ENOUGH panelist

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