Ripped

FULL LENGTH: Lucy goes to college. Lucy brings mace. No need for Lucy to actually use it, right? But something happened that wasn’t supposed to happen. Or did it? Oh well, Lucy must be having that quintessential college experience: drinking, boys, and being completely decimated by the people she trusts.
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  • Rachel Luann Strayer:
    15 May. 2020
    Powerful, challenging, thought-provoking play. The non-linear timeline creates a layer of doubt that really challenges the audience to reconsider their preconceived notions about the definition of rape, their idea of consent, and the double-standards women face that prevent them from reporting when they know the unthinkable has happened.
  • Donna Gordon:
    19 Feb. 2020
    And so true that once raped, sex is cheapened. Once loss of self-esteem, it's easier the next time. That's what women look like, I'm not sure about the men. This is the college scene enhanced (if that's the right word) by drinking, after hours walks with rape dangers, and, above all, crushed expectations. Expectations aren't always good, but surely young people deserve more than this. Please report date rape and please prosecute so this doesn't become a farce.
  • Madeline Cook:
    11 Dec. 2019
    This play is very relatable for girls of most ages. From the harassing and being afraid of being followed late at night to the sexual assault, sadly most girls have been affected in some way like that. The main character is strong and helps to give eye-opening situations to all who read.

Character Information

  • Lucy
    18,
    Any
    ,
    Female
    Freshman at UC Berkeley.
  • Jared
    19 or 20,
    Any
    ,
    Male
    Sophomore at UC Berkeley.
  • Bradley
    18 or 19,
    Any
    ,
    Male
    Lucy’s high school boyfriend.

Development History

Production History

  • Professional
    ,
    Loud Fridge Theatre Group
    ,
    2020
  • Professional
    ,
    Z Space
    ,
    2019
  • Professional
    ,
    Good Company Theatre
    ,
    2019
  • University
    ,
    Case Western Reserve University
    ,
    2018

Awards

Winner
,
The Will Glickman Award
,
Theatre Bay Area
,
2020
Finalist
,
Outstanding World Premiere Play
,
Theatre Bay Area
,
2019
Finalist
,
Outstanding Production of a Play
,
Theatre Bay Area
,
2019
Winner
,
Detroit New Works Festival
,
Outvisible Theatre Company
,
2018
Finalist
,
Award of Excellence in Playwriting
,
Association for Theatre in Higher Education
,
2017