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Adventures in Wonderland by Bob Yelland
Published: 18 October 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 20. Minimum total without doubling = 35. Chorus. All characters except Alice can be played by any gender. Chorus can be doubled from actors not in current or adjacent scene.
Run TimeAround 86 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA faithful, full-length adaptation of Lewis Carroll's classic novel, ideal for youth theatre productions.
SynopsisRelaxing on a warm summer’s day, Alice spots an agitated white rabbit in a waistcoat with a pocket watch. Unable to control her curiosity, she chases after him and tumbles down a rabbit hole into a surreal wonderland of talking animals. She now faces many adventures in her struggle to return home and her attempts to make sense of this world. This show, written for large youth theatres, adheres closely to Lewis Carroll’s original story 150 years after it was first published.
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A Brief Guide To Greek Tragedy by Nicholas Richards
Published: 4 October 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. Chorus. 2 narrators and 3 'actors' who each switch between multiple characters. Chorus can be any number of people, even just 1.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short educational sketch.
SynopsisLearn about ancient Greek tragedy in ten minutes, using the story of Cassandra (the prophetess whom no one believed) as demonstration.
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Hunting Death by Nicholas Richards
Published: 11 September 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 8. Chorus. The narrator's role could be split amongst several actors. There are opening and closing choruses which could be performed by the ensemble or by additional actors/singers.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!] (The estimated run time assumes the music; without music it could be performed in 12 minutes.)
MusicThe music is designed to run continuously, so there is one 25-minute score. (It is divided into sections for rehearsal purposes.)
StyleA short musical play, retelling the Pardoner's Tale from the Canterbury Tales. (Could also be performed as a verse play without the music.)
SynopsisThis drama recounts the story of three young men who bestir themselves from their wine-sodden lives to hunt and kill Death, but instead fall victim to him through greed and treachery.
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** CD with full backing track (25 minutes) and full sung demo for Hunting Death by Nicholas Richards.
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A Tale Of A Nail - A Musical Play by Nicholas Richards
Published: 4 September 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 37. Minimum total without doubling = 38. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 65 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music for four original songs (and two original pieces of music) is provided with the producer's copy of this script.
StyleA play (with music) for children featuring the human immune system - as an injured man imagines what is happening inside his body.
SynopsisWhen Mr Gauche accidentally hammers a nail through his thumb, he only wants medical help from the Doctor, but he gets a thorough lesson in the body's defence mechanisms anyway. A version without any music is available here.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** A 'rehearsal CD' with piano arrangements of songs from the show
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Absolutely Aesop by Lou Treleaven
Published: 24 August 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 18. Minimum total without doubling = 18. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 37 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy play with a simple setting. Intended for a teenage or adult cast (though the content is not unsuitable for children).
SynopsisAs part of the series of Absolutely Ancients, Aesop is brought onto a chat show to discuss his most famous fables and meet some of the characters again. Things don’t quite go as planned.
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Oedipus - Swollen Foot by Graham Milton
Published: 23 August 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 21. Minimum total without doubling = 21. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 9 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short play for schools - ideal as a classroom or assembly piece.
SynopsisA light-hearted, accessible take on the Greek myth. Oedipus gradually discovers he has killed his father and married his mother. He learns how one cannot avoid fate, however hard one tries, and that great fortune is often followed by great misfortune.
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Troy Story by Graham Milton
Published: 23 August 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 16. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 16 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short play for schools - ideal as a classroom or assembly piece.
SynopsisA comic take on the story of the Trojan War, with a rapping and bloodthirsty Greek chorus keeping the audience up to date. This short play covers argument between Achilles and Agamemnon over two captive women, through Achilles' sulk and Patroclus' sacrifice, through Hector's and Achilles' death, to the destruction of Troy via Odysseus' stratagem of the Wooden Horse.
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