4 A.M. is published by Playscripts. Click the above button to open a new window and order a perusal copy or performance rights.
About The Play
Dramedy. 3+ males, 3+ females (6-30+ actors possible). 30-35 minutes. Suitable for high school and older (or skilled middle school actors).
4 A.M. premiered at Edwin Parr High School (Athabasca, AB, Canada). It may also be performed with The Magic Hour, which follows the same group of characters, picking up a year later.
Best Outstanding One-Act Play Performance, West Virginia Thespian Festival.
Best Youth Production, 16th Dandenong Ranges One Act Play Festival (Emerald, Victoria, Australia).
Winner, 29th Annual Inter-School Drama Competition 2015 (Sri Lanka).
What's it like to be awake when the rest of your world is asleep? Meet an early-morning jogger, a radio DJ whose show may have an audience of none, a modern Romeo and Juliet, the author of a most unusual letter, and many other teen characters as they search for connection in the magic hour. Through a series of connected scenes and monologues, join them on their journey as they discover whether the monster under the bed is real and collectively wonder...is there anybody out there?
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