The Team by Michael Kras
Winner of the 2017 Herman Voaden National Playwriting Prize. Bobbie just returned to school after grieving the suicide of her brother, a former high school basketball superstar. To process her grief, she joins the senior girls basketball team as they prepare for a live-or-die battle to championships. The crushing weight of expectation, grief, fear, and identity looms as each player faces their uncertain futures.
Keywords: basketball, high school, women, sports, bullying, TYA, LGBTQ, competition, coming of age, grief, suicide
Running Time: 80 minutes
Female Cast: 5
Suitable for School Productions: Students 16+