Addiction and Pride
“Drinking is cool – when you drink you become someone else; all the real cool people drink.”
A one man, one act play: how alcohol destroys a life. The presenter chronicles his life with many characters, including himself, at different ages, using different voices and costumes. It clearly shows the insidious effects of alcohol and drugs in high school. Students are captured by the humor and intensity of this saga - seeing truly the effects of alcohol.
A Wild Night
Ten characters, with a cast of five, show how alcohol and drugs create monsters that show their fangs at will. With prom approaching, the effects of drug abuse and alcoholism impact the lives of eight students, each in a different way. An unemployed father brutalizes his valedictorian son, who protects him to the bitter end. A drug dealer abuses his spaced out girlfriend and victimizes another student. Two alcohol related suicide attempts relay the “true power of drugs and alcohol.” In an attempt to humiliate the school gossip, Lorelei, four students head to the prom but . . .
Questions and Answers
Students may ask any question in this guided workshop after the presenter briefly discusses his sober life. Then the topics broached are work shopped: drugs and alcohol, teen suicide, domestic violence, parental abuse and just curiosity about the subject matter is explored.