At Sea, Staring Up


Emma the Greek will sail the seas alone to save her father; Noah will search for his wife who flew off a bridge; Elise will fight the dragons snapping at her heels as she drives each night to lull her baby to sleep; Caleb, a curious misfit, will swim vast oceans to prove his love for Sylvia Wist.; Sylvia Wist can climb up waterfalls and jump time and space. She may not be ordinary but then neither is love.

At Sea, Staring Up is a richly poetic magical relationship drama that follows the journeys of five characters all motivated by love. Set over three continents and one vast ocean this richly poetic, thought provoking play weaves together a world of people who have lost, or are looking for love.

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Emma the Greek

Female | Teen | 3 to 5 minutes
Starts on page 5

EXTRACT: In the two weeks that me and my father and my two brothers are lost at sea, we floated a great distance. At one time on the tenth day, a large wave smashed a hole in the side and we had to take turns sitting on that bench and blocking it with our backs, and with our bottoms. I felt scared whenever it was my turn—my bottom was like bait I thought, for something in the sea. I did not wish my bottom to be eaten. They call me Emma the Greek, but I am not Greek.

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