Theatre Is Tragic! Card Game

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You’re not a drama queen, you’re a drama hero

A smelly costume. Unblended make up. Being tricked into naming the Scottish play. So many things about the thing we love are terrible things. So hey, why not play cards?


Game play is simple

Each round the "judge" will read a question card like: "What's the fastest way to ruin a show?" or "My stage manager will not tolerate ____."


Each player selects their best answer from their hand. Then judge reads them aloud and picks the winner. The next round starts and the judge changes to the next player. The game can be quick with a few hands or last for hours!


Who should play it?

Theatre Is Tragic was written by theatre professionals and is appropriate for high school theatre students but will be enjoyed even more by their directors. Get a few sets to keep the kids occupied when they are hanging out in the drama room at lunch, or backstage between scenes. You've got stuff to do.


Game Details & Specifications

  • 396 high quality, 300 gsm, glossy question and answer cards
  • contained in a sturdy, 2-piece box
  • 3 unique cards - Blind Hand, Don't React, and Lucky Card
  • 6 blank cards you may personalize however you want
  • game dimensions: 8” x 4” x 2”, 29 oz
  • contains no profanity or sexually explicit descriptions. That said, certain phrases native to theatre language may have sexual innuendo, so interpretation is up to you
  • is appropriate for ages 14 and up




Question Cards

The stage manager called 15 minutes to _____.

What is an actor’s worst nightmare?

My cast excels at _____.

Sugar, butter, _____

I am an actor, so I need lots of _____.


Answer cards

my horrible makeup skills

getting cast as Spear Carrier #3. Again.

cleaning out the prop closet

my first stage kiss

 a contagious rash

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