Teenage Dick (vaguely from Richard III)

A brilliantly hilarious take on Shakespeare’s classic tale of power lust, TEENAGE DICK reimagines the most famous disabled character of all time as a 16-year-old outsider in the deepest winter of his discontent: his junior year at Roseland High. Picked on because of his cerebral palsy (as well as his sometimes creepy Shakespearean way of speaking), Richard is determined to have his revenge and make his name by...
A brilliantly hilarious take on Shakespeare’s classic tale of power lust, TEENAGE DICK reimagines the most famous disabled character of all time as a 16-year-old outsider in the deepest winter of his discontent: his junior year at Roseland High. Picked on because of his cerebral palsy (as well as his sometimes creepy Shakespearean way of speaking), Richard is determined to have his revenge and make his name by becoming president of the senior class. But as he manipulates and crushes the obstacles to his electoral success, Richard finds himself faced with a decision he never expected would be his to make: is it better to be loved or feared?
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Teenage Dick (vaguely from Richard III)

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  • Rachel Bublitz:
    19 Aug. 2019
    TEENAGE DICK is outstanding! It was hilarious, just reading it in the comfort of my own home. I can only imagine how funny this play is live. The heightened language laced throughout is brilliant. One of the best Shakespeare inspired plays I've come across. I can't wait to see this performed! If you get the chance, jump to see/read/produce it.
  • Donna Hoke:
    12 Feb. 2019
    This play is amazing, full of truth, hilarity, and surprises--even though we know the source material. One of the rare plays that starts out great and keeps getting better.
  • Jordan Schwartz:
    31 Oct. 2018
    Immediately made my favorites list. Funny and heartbreaking at the same time. Lew addresses a variety of experiences and issues all through the singular lens of a young man’s quest for power and, in a way, justice. Incredibly well written.