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Flowers in the Desert


"Flowers in the Desert" is a full length play scripts about a group home for troubled girls isolated in the desert. Ma and Sarge watch over the girls and try to guide the teens to make better decisions for their lives but it proves to be as challenging as growing flowers in the desert.

This play includes excellent monologues for teen actors such as "The Not So Perfect Child."

Cast of Characters

JAMIE (female) - A teen-age girl who has run away from a conflict at home to stay with her Aunt Betty (MA) in order to have some time to think things out.

SAM (female) - Samantha fun loving teen-age girl who likes to be on top of things. She has a mischievous spirit and loves to joke around.

SARGE (male) - A veteran of the Vietnam War who is in charge of a group home for troubled girls. He is kind hearted but quite firm when things get out of hand.

MA (female) - A strong willed woman who is always in command of every situation. She is loving and keeps things running smoothly... most of the time.

PAULA (female) - A simple teen-age girl who is very enthusiastic about God and wants to help both people and animals. She tries to be a guiding light and a good example to others but her reasoning ability is sometimes impaired.

SHELLY (female) - A self-declared teen-age beauty queen who appears very in love with herself on the outside, yet feels quite different on the inside.

TINA (female) - An angry teen-age girl who finds reasons to hate everyone. She is good friends with Shelly but doesn't let anyone else get close to her.

LINC (male) – Lincoln Jefferson Jones (aka Jeffy) is a boy who falls in love with Shelly.

CONNIE (female) - Jamie's mother

TOM (male) - Connie's boyfriend

Time and Place: Spring 1987. George, Washington. A remote group home for girls.

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File Last Updated:
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This title was added to our catalog on June 27, 2017.