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The Adventures of Goldilockpick [Robust Edition] by Todd Barty
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 18. Minimum total without doubling = 18. No chorus. The difficult characters to cast could be the three bears and the occasional wolf (assuming that you already have a vampire in your company).
Run TimeAround 80 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy play in two acts and in verse. This edition is designed for performance by adults.
SynopsisThe Adventures Of Goldilockpick And Little Red Riding Hoodlum
A rhyming romp for some familiar characters in unfamiliar juxtaposition.
(It's a family show, but there is stage business including bottom pinching and flashing of comedy undewear, which may be inappropriate for a performing company of kids, therefore there is a separate 'family edition' of the show designed for performance by kids.)
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Apartment of the Feign by Channing Cornwall
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 80 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length play (technically in three acts). A drama of personality and disturbance.
SynopsisBert shares his apartment with three imaginary friends who are very real to him. He's visited and then befriended by Liz, who's escaping from her abusive cop boyfriend. Bert's imaginary friends don't like Liz, but Bert falls in love with her. Finally Liz arrives so badly beaten that she dies in Bert's arms. He's arrested for the murder by unsympathetic cops and, at the last, is deserted even by his imaginary friends.
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Bardell versus Pickwick by Malcolm Seymour
RolesMinimum Male roles = 11. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 15. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 85 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length comedy play. Single period (1830s) set.
SynopsisMembers of the Pickwick Club, re-enact their founder's legal altercation with his landlady, Mrs Bardell.
Faithfully adapted from The Pickwick Papers, this hilarious romp highlights the Dickens' well-known dislike of the legal profession, with topical sideswipes at the modern 'no win - no fee' culture.
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Benny Manhattan And The Caponi Diamond by Carol Hill
RolesMinimum Male roles = 12. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 30. Minimum total without doubling = 36. Chorus. Variable chorus size as desired by the Producer.
Run TimeAround 80 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicMusic suggestions for nine optional pieces are included with the Producer's copy of this script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA gangster farce in two acts, suitable for youth performers, with various settings.
SynopsisThe bumbling Manhattan gang, led by Benny Manhattan, get themselves embroiled in double crossings with the Caponi family. A bank robbery runs into difficulties when the Caponi diamond is inadvertently, or perhaps deliberately, included in the Manhattan's haul.
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The Big Night IN by Richard Marsh
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 80 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length comedy, with adult themes and language, set in a living room.
SynopsisGreat pals Tony, Rob, Simon and Gary meet for another of their usual - nights out. They become dismayed when they realise that they are getting older, girlfriends are getting serious and marriage, kids, slippers, and mortgages beckon. But even staying IN is not as simple as it used to be.
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Bl... Bl... Bluebeard by Mark Billen
RolesMinimum Male roles = 12. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 24. Minimum total without doubling = 33. Chorus. All characters are adults, intended to be played by children or by a mix of adults and children.
Run TimeAround 80 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA comic dramatisation of the Bluebeard legend (owing more to Offenbach's opera than to Perrault's fairy tale). Three sets, simple props.
SynopsisDuke Bluebeard lives in a grim castle and is feared by all. No one really knows what dark things happen in his castle. Having disposed of wife number five Bluebeard decides that Boulotte, the local May Queen will be his next wife, little knowing what he has let himself in for! Presenting his new wife at the court of King Bobeche and Queen Hortensia he spies their daughter Princess Marie and immediately decides that she shall be wife number seven. He orders his personal inventor, Popolani, to make the arrangements and proceeds to the palace. Challenged to a duel Bluebeard apparently kills Marie's fiancé, Prince Bruno, and demands the princess's hand in marriage. Suddenly Boulotte and Bluebeard's previous wives reappear and confront him.
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Blackmail by Lynn Snyder
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. One role is non-speaking.
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTense full-length drama with political, and moral themes. First published in 2010, revised in 2013.
SynopsisA congressman is being investigated over the disappearance of an intern with whom he was having an affair. His son tries to remain loyal but may have to sacrifice his own political career. Then the son meets the sister of the intern and falls in love, changing everything.
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The Box by Alan Tibbles
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. In addition to the seven human characters, there is a crucial role for Winnie the cat!
Run TimeAround 85 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length comedy drama set in an English kitchen in the 1960s. Contains a modicum of swearing.
SynopsisMr and Mrs Parker want to move into a smaller house so the children will get their own places, and the kids wonder if they dare move out or whether the parents would miss them too much. Is the mysterious box Dad found in the garden the answer? Or is it just some old junk Grandad hid?
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Building Bridges by Colin Calvert
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. One character (the dog walker) could be an offstage voice!
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length character comedy with an environmental theme. Single set - simple, give or take the boardwalk which is constructed on-stage during the show! Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisIt's nerdy Clive's first time with The Ferrets - a group of environmental volunteers - and today they're building a boardwalk over some boggy ground. What will he make of officious Bob, strident Beryl and ASBO Mandy? And what's so special about Molly's culinary offerings?
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Cause for Alarm by Gareth Rubin
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length farcical comedy play. Contains swearing (which, considering the mayhem involved, is not surprising!)
SynopsisIt's Health and Safety Inspection Day at the Nuclear Power Plant, but when the inspector himself causes an accident, no one feels healthy or safe.
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