FOUR Plays by J.D. Newman for Teen Actors and Audiences — Volume 7 Theatre for Young Audiences Series

#7 — FOUR Plays  for Teen Actors and Audiences

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DeGruchy’s Mantle –– a verse play that tells the story of a widow who leaves her magic mantle to her five teenage daughters just before her death. But which daughter will take charge of their mother’s gift? Premiered at Highland High School in Salt Lake City, Utah

The Gypsy Tree –– Jacqueline steals her grandmother’s magic book and casts a spell on a large oak tree. Jacqueline and her grandmother then engage in a battle of magic, which changes their destinies and helps them to finally understand one another. Premiered at Highland High School in Salt Lake City, Utah

The Land of Oz –– Can Tip find the lost Princess Ozma and bring peace to the Land of Oz? Can Glinda assist in the battle? Will the wicked Mombi and her magic machinations ruin the land and peoples Tip loves so well?

The Yearning Season –– Upon the death of their employers, Jacques and Leigh are bequeathed: the farm to Jacques, and money for a lady’s education to Leigh, both still young and needing assistance to find their stations in life. In a moment of youthful willfulness, they switch inheritances and set aside their feelings for one another. It then becomes a classic young-love-triangle. Premiered at Highland High School in Salt Lake City, Utah

J.D. Newman –– Writer, Director, Teacher, Professor, J.D. has produced a body of work that speaks for itself as much as it speaks to the audiences that view it. He understands youth and their need for dynamic stories and characters and he provides those in his plays.


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