A collection of unexpected, insightful and engaging short plays by award-winning playwright and television writer Steve Harper. This playful compilation spans a variety of circumstances and topics with humor and magical realism. These 17 plays range from three minutes to forty minutes, with roles for diverse actors of varying ages. Many of these pieces have been performed across the U.S. in educational venues (Juilliard and Northwestern among them) play festivals and online. A Few Short Plays to Save the World is a welcome addition to any scene study class or study of contemporary theater. Ideal for theater students, lovers of short plays or anyone with an interest in new dramatic work. It provides a fascinating and entertaining look at 21st-century life.