Playwright: Michael SladeRights: Playscripts

Synopsis: In 1964, three high school valedictorians reflect on the one recent event none of them will ever forget — the assassination of President Kennedy. In early 2002, a middle school student becomes convinced that Al-Qaida terrorists lurk in the midst of his sleepy small town. And on November 5th, 2008, two young mothers from very different backgrounds consider what Obama’s victory means for the future of their children. By turns poignant and funny, this look back on watershed moments in American history is an honest examination of change’s immense power.


Language: 10+

Adult Content: 10+

Violence: All audiences

Pay attention to: This is a 20 page, one act play.

Flexibility: All changes must be approved in advance.

Production notes: The man can be any ethnicity. One woman must be Caucasian and the other woman must be African American. The script calls for specific music which must either be changed with prior approval or licensed separately through ASCAP.