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Acting Funny by Jack Burgess
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 52. Chorus. Three of the characters (two in one sketch, one in another) are intended to be played by children.
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicPiano and vocal scores for the opening and closing songs are supplied with the Producer's copy of the script. (Original lyrics, music by Sir Arthur Sullivan)
StyleA revue - a set of 17 comedy sketches and songs, varying in length from one to ten minutes. Basically a family show, but includes mild swearing in a few of the sketches.
SynopsisA collection of sketches, including opening and closing songs, five Great Moments from History, two French Lessons, three monologues, a very small circus, the ante-rooms to the after-life, a spoof of a medical soap opera, a martial arts demonstration and the Dead Carrot sketch. [Note that some of the longer sketches are also available individually.]
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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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Don't Bury The Banjo by John Peel
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. Five speaking roles and two non-speaking pallbearers.
Run TimeAround 130 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length drama - with comedy and pathos - with a single kitchen/store room setting.
SynopsisRuth Thwaites is preparing for her husband's funeral, and is delighted her son Jake has come home for it. But Jake's life in the big city isn't all he's made it out to be, and his 'friend' Roiseen has tracked him down to break some big news.
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The Epic of Gilgamesh by Adrian Jarvis
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 28. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFour thousand-year-old Sumerian epic brought to life. This play skilfully combines dance, mime and music with challenging acting and technical opportunities together with a gripping story, ideal for Secondary Schools, Drama Acadamies, and Youth Groups.
SynopsisKing Gilgamesh is convinced that he can find the secret of eternal life and his dramatic odyssey is brought to life as he wanders the mythological world in his quest for immortality. We travel with him as his travails become ever more arduous and he becmes embroiled in ever more dramatic conflicts.
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Fleas Can Bite by George Freek
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 65 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleDry comedy, on the boundary between a long one-act play, and a short full-length one. (It's in two acts.)
SynopsisA saga of unrequited love, insanity and blackmail, populated by a strange collection of patients, professionals and friends.
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A Gladiator In The House by John Waterhouse
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 115 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length comedy (reminiscent of a Restoration Comedy) with various settings in Ancient Rome designed to be created simply (even in the round).
SynopsisAncient Rome is brought to life as the love affair between escaped gladiator, Marcus, and Livia, daughter of high ranking citizen Gallus, develops despite the efforts of gladiator owner Proculus and the lecherous banker Carus.
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God's Minstrel by Joseph P. Ritz
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus. Four of the characters are intended to be doubled by one actor (though they need not be). The roles of Clare's Cousin and the Soldier are optional.
Run TimeAround 70 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleYou can think of this either as a short two-act play, or a long one-act play. Single set.
SynopsisMixed in with a little tale from modern times, this is the story of how Francis of Assisi became a saint. A moving and honest telling.
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Hair of the Dog by Molly McCluskey
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 80 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length romantic comedy. Single set, simple props.
SynopsisIn Las Vegas to celebrate the upcoming wedding of his older brother, Keith drinks way too much and wakes up with no memory of the night before. Why is his best friend Amy in his room and acting so strangely? Why was his wallet left in a wedding chapel? And where are his pants? [The last question points out that this is written in American English!]
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Kalifa's Amazing Adventures by Nikki Harmon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 17. No chorus. The lead character is a young elephant and various others are animals. These are supposed to be indicated by costumes props or masks, rather than being entirely realistic! (There's a photographic example on the script page.)
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull length play - a fable along the lines of the Just So stories or Brer Rabbit. Aimed at a young audience, but to be played by adults or teenagers.
SynopsisThe growing pains of an inquisitive young elephant, as she learns about the dangers of her environment and the value of friendship.
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Nursery Crimes - the Complete Series by tlc Creative
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 30. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 95 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleSix one act plays (durations from 10 to 30 minutes) with simple staging requirements.
SynopsisA series of six short plays - using nursery rhyme characters to parody other forms, notably film noir. Most of them could be performed by children, but all of them would amuse adults as well as children. The plays are Nursery Crimes, More Nursery Crimes, Nursery Crimes - The Egg's Files, Nursery Crime Scene Investigation, Nursery Crimes - Four and Twenty and Finally Nursery Crimes - The Da Wincey Code.
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