Jack's Speech by John Cook


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Jack's Speech by John Cook

Kate is a first-year college student with dreams of becoming a screenwriter; however, her parents’ painful divorce when she was fifteen has left deep, emotional scars. When Kate’s neighbour, Jack, a seventy-five-year-old Christian, asks her to help write a speech about his past mental health issues, Kate discovers truths about herself, faith, and hope.

Keywords: Christian, faith, hope, mental health, college, speech, writing, truths, suffering, screenwriter, teenager

Genre: Drama
Acts: 1
Run time: 85 minutes
Content notes: The play contains strong language and is not suitable for audiences under the age of 16.

Cast size: 6 actors
Male roles: 3
Female roles: 3
Casting notes: Directors are free to cast this play with only three actors: Kate; Jack as himself and younger Jack; and Nicole as Nicole, and the two doctors. If this happens, the pronouns for Dr. # 1 can be changed from him/he to her/she.