Resting Bitch Face

a one-act play



Four 10th-grade girls are studying for tomorrow's history test on World War II. When three of them stage an intervention to warn the fourth about the dangers that her neutral face poses to her social standing. it's clear that, even with no boys around, it's better to be pretty than smart.


Character Breakdown

4 women/girls  [4 total]


Production History

  • University, 2016: Indiana University, dir. James Nelson


  • 2018: Tennessee Williams Festival One-Act Play Contest (judge: Lisa D’Amour)