A few years ago, Bryan Starchman wrote one of the most perfect comedies for a drama class: Just Another High School Play. Since its publication, it has been performed at hundreds of schools and community theaters. (Read my blog post to learn why this play is so funny.)
Starchman might have another scholastic hit on his hand with Parents Just Don't Understand. Let his previous plays, this one can be performed with a very limited set, and can use from five to thirty actors, thus making the play easy to produce and very flexible -- just what a drama teacher is looking for! Here's a blurb about this ensemble piece: "a lighthearted look at a "greatest hit list" of classic family moments. Remember when Dad tried to teach you to drive? Or Mom decided that she would help pick out your wardrobe? How about those family vacations when you were stuck in the backseat for hours on end with your annoying sibling, headed for a camping trip in the middle of nowhere ... and then your precious iPod suddenly died."