MS. MARTIN'S MALAISE

    by Adelaide Fisher

    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?

    MALCOLM

    by Debkanya Mitra

    Four individuals tell the story of Malcolm, a Black folk musician whose quest through the Eastern Seaboard to find himself was violently interrupted, painting an evocative picture of the connection shared among strangers through a single life.

    LOADED LANGUAGE

    by Elizabeth Shannon

    When a rumor about a school shooter begins to circulate, Kiersa and her friends must decide what they should do to protect their classmates before it is too late.

    GUNS IN DRAGONLAND

    by Eislinn Gracen

    During a recess like any other, Lilah Gordon and her best friend/imaginary dragon, Toucan, set off on a special adventure to help Lilah earn dragon wings of her own. But things go awry when a mysterious noise from her nearby school compels the duo to embark on the biggest quest they have ever encountered.

    GHOST GUN

    by Olivia Ridley

    Propelled by the urgency of his own decay and desperate to be heard, BLACK BOY delivers his “villain’s monologue” - a parting speech typically delivered to a hero before their death - to his audience held at gunpoint.

    TOGETHA

    by Azya Lyons

    Imani, Aiyanna, Chayenne, and Aaliyah have just graduated high school and are celebrating at a party in their honor until their evening of entertainment takes a tragic turn. 

    HULLABALOO

    by Sarah Schecter

    In this re-imagining of Buffalo Bill’s storytelling and P.T. Barnum’s grandeur, a ringleader explores the fusion of American myth and gun culture through four acts of an incredible spectacle - and a show gone terribly wrong.

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    I was incredibly impressed by the skill, inventiveness, and passion of the young playwrights who contributed works for #ENOUGH. The winning plays are entertaining, insightful, and thought-provoking. Collectively, they provide proof that the future -- of our theatre and our nation -- is in good hands.

    DAVID HENRY HWANG

    Playwright & #ENOUGH panelist

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    CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

    Next Round TBA

    Students in grades 6-12 write short plays on the topic of gun violence.

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    VIEW THE 2020 PLAYS

    Explore this year's collection of plays that reveal the many dimensions of gun violence in America and the young playwrights who wrote them. 

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    NATIONWIDE READING

    December 14, 2020

    #ENOUGH plays are read in simultaneous readings across the country.

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