School Girls, or The African Mean Girls Play

When

Students and families can choose from the following times:

  • Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 7:30pm
  • Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 7:30pm

Where

Jungle Theater
2951 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55408

About the Show

The reigning queen bee at Ghana’s most exclusive boarding school has her sights set on the Miss Universe pageant. But a new student captures the attention of the pageant recruiter – and the previously hive-minded students. Award-winning playwright Jocelyn Bioh’s buoyant and biting comedy explores the universal similarities (and glaring differences) facing teenage girls across the globe.

Contains mature language and themes. Children should be 13 years of age or older to attend this performance. 

Transportation

If you do not have access to a ride, call Project Success and we can provide transportation for you. Please let us know if you need a ride when you make your reservation. We will need at least 2 days’ notice to set up transportation.

Reserve Now

Request Tickets Online

or call Project Success at (612) 874-7710

This show is open to high school students.

Invited students can pick up tickets at the Project Success table in the lobby of the theater on the dates of the performances. Please arrive 20 minutes before the show to pick up your tickets. Each student/family may receive up to 4 FREE tickets.

Thank you to Project Success theater partner, Jungle Theater, for providing tickets to students at no cost.

Themes

  • One of the major themes in this play is friendship. How do we treat our friends on good days and bad days? Are we aware of our impact on our friends? A point may come when one friend doesn’t feel like it’s a friendship anymore, unless honest communication happens first. How well do we communicate with our friends?
  • This play also highlights the deep impact of societal beauty standards on those who don’t feel that they meet those standards. Are we actively examining these issues in our own communities? What are concrete things we can do to support our loved ones if they don’t feel like they’re enough?

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