A Darling Among the Maidens

Young Adult, Humor, Christian Books

By David-Matthew Barnes

Publisher : Pinwheel Plays

ABOUT David-Matthew Barnes

David-Matthew Barnes
David-Matthew Barnes is the bestselling author of twelve novels and several collections of stage plays, poetry, short stories, and monologues. He has written over forty stage plays that have been performed in three languages in eight countries. His literary work has been featured in over o More...



In this delightful stage play, four young women come-of-age at an all-girl Catholic boarding school. Rachel wants to become a nun and devote her life to God. Naomi has been expelled from numerous schools and Our Lady of Grace is her last chance. Mara is obsessed with two things: old movie stars and herself. Alisha, the only African-American student in the school, struggles to fit in. Having known her fair share of heartache, Sister Josephine is an unconventional nun who becomes a mentor to Rachel, Naomi, Mara, and Alisha. Performed by many youth ministries and church groups around the country, this comedic play for young people features roles for 6 women and 2 young men.