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Trail of Tears
Small Cast (Touring) Play for Theatres, Schools

I Shall Fight No More. Forever.

Trail of Tears - Touring Play for High Schools and Middle Schools!

Trail of Tears

Cast: 3 (2M, 1F), expandable, adults
Time: about 45-50 minutes
CD: sound FX, background music
Audience: Intermediate-upper, families
Companion Play: Young Cherokee

The true story of the Cherokee forced removal from their homeland in the Smoky Mountains.  Perfect for touring.

Cast List, Sound Cues, Script Sample

 

Trail of Tears - Touring Play for High Schools and Middle Schools!

Trail of Tears

Cast: 3 (2M, 1F), expandable, adults
Time: about 45-50 minutes
CD: sound FX, background music
Audience: Intermediate-upper, families
Companion Play: Young Cherokee

The true story of the Cherokee forced removal from their homeland in the Smoky Mountains.  Perfect for touring.

Cast List, Sound Cues, Script Sample

One Act Play for Middle Schools and High Schools! Trail of Tears

Native American History for Kids!
One Act Play for Middle Schools and High Schools - Trail of Tears
Diana Wortham Theatre, Asheville, NC

"Trail of Tears was superb and had a great emotional impact!"
Liberty School, Cincinnati, OH

Historical Drama for Young Audiences!
Trail of Tears - Repertory Theatre of St. Louis School Tour One Act Play - Trail of Tears - Rep of St. Louis!
Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, School Tour, Imaginary Theatre

Trail of Tears is the story of the Cherokee drama and struggle, their forced removal from the homeland in the Smoky Mountains. The play was thoroughly researched and reviewed by leaders of the Cherokee Qualla Reservation in North Carolina. Performed at Talequah Arts Council to rave reviews!

Cast List, Sound Cues, Script Sample


"'Trail of Tears' was Superb!"
Rep of St. Louis - Trail of Tears - Professional School Tour Small Cast One Act Touring Plays - Trail of Tears Trail of Tears - Repertory Theatre of St. Louis Production!
Chosen One and Snow Owl Learn of Order to Remove Cherokees

Chosen One fights valiantly to save his people! A fresh look at American history that sheds light on Native American issues. The play is deeply dramatic -- the story of one man's courage!

One Act Play for Middle Schools and High Schools - Trail of Tears

"Trail of Tears was an excellent production with an important lesson. Cleverly constructed, very thoughtfully done."
Gary Kawarsky & Bob Wilcox, KDHX St. Louis

Plays and Scripts for Touring to Schools - Trail of Tears Trail of Tears - One Act Play for High Schools and Middle Schools
Chosen One asks neighbors why he must leave - Vows to fight!


A Powerful Story for Young People
One Act Plays for Middle, High Schools - Trail of Tears One Act Play for Middle Schools and High Schools - Trail of Tears
Cherokee Storytelling - The Great Thunderbird and Sacred Deer!

"Trail of Tears was a big hit!  The script does an excellent job with a very difficult subject. The script was very well written."
John Cusumano, Over The Edge Productions, Stroudsburg PA

National Endowment for the Arts Winner!
ArtReach Plays and Scripts for Schools and Kids!  - Trail of Tears Trail of Tears - National Endowment for the Arts Winning Play!
Imaginary Theatre, Repertory Theatre St. Louis


Trail of Tears has a Companion Play!
Young Cherokee may be performed with Trail of Tears to make a two hour production with intermission.  Both plays have independent stories however, and may be performed alone.

Cast List, Sound Cues, Script Sample

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