A Public Education

Luke Paxton is a high school math teacher and the new guy in the faculty room.  He's ready to teach, but completely unprepared for the other teachers; not to mention the nasty things somebody's been posting on the web.  Based on interviews with dozens of teachers working today, A Public Education puts you right into the trenches with five complicated, deeply human teachers and one troubled student.  ...
Luke Paxton is a high school math teacher and the new guy in the faculty room.  He's ready to teach, but completely unprepared for the other teachers; not to mention the nasty things somebody's been posting on the web.  Based on interviews with dozens of teachers working today, A Public Education puts you right into the trenches with five complicated, deeply human teachers and one troubled student.  Welcome to high school, where an education comes in ways you can never see coming.
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A Public Education

Development History

  • Workshop
    ,
    TACT (The Actors Company Theatre)
    ,
    2014
  • Workshop
    ,
    Pioneer Theatre Company
    ,
    2014

Awards

Finalist
,
The O'Neill Playwrights Conference
,
The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center
,
2015