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Mudboy and the Messkings by George Douglas Lee
Published: 23 February 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 13. No chorus. Mom, the parent and the announcer are (obviously) written as adults, but there is no impediment to them being played by teenagers.
Run TimeAround 60 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicPiano and vocal scores for seven songs and two reprises are supplied with the producer's copy of the script.
StyleA comedy play with music in one act. Three sets - representative rather than detailed, though the final scene does require a practical mud pit!
SynopsisRobby Robindale and his gang, the Messkings, are experts in getting everything - particularly themselves - muddy. However Robby's nemesis is at hand in the form of Lilly Lucas whose ambition is to take Robby to the school dance, whether he likes it or not.
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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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Dance Before Dark by Karen Ankers
Published: 22 February 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 19 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act drama with a single, simple setting.
SynopsisIn a future world Anna has been imprisoned in solitary confinement for insisting that because of human abuse of the planet the world will end when the last leaf falls. Against regulations Robert, her guard, engages in conversation with her and they soon realise that they have more in common than they thought.
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Just Fifteen Minutes by Tony Frier
Published: 16 February 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 15. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act historical drama with several simple scenes.
SynopsisJust fifteen minutes is how long it takes someone to die from strychnine poisoning. It's this method by which Doctor Thomas Cream disposed of his victims. Cream goes from fresh McGill graduate to a cornered criminal in this recounting of the life of the notorious 'Lambeth Poisoner', whose crimes stretched from Montreal to Chicago and London.
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The Book Club Of Little Witterington - After The Fete by Joan Greening
Published: 8 February 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy with a simple setting.
SynopsisThe ladies of the village book club have gathered to discuss Neville Shute’s ‘On The Beach’. Some of the members have not read the book and the others seem more interested in discussing - or rather gossiping - about people and events in the village which spill over into the meeting.
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Team Building by Liz Dobson
Published: 1 February 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 33 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play with an all-female cast.
SynopsisWhen new boss Carter insists on a team building day comprising a run through a wood, one group of employees is less than impressed. The reluctant women soon find ways to avoid joining in, but eventually find that unity can be achieved.
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The Allergic Audience by Joan Greening
Published: 26 January 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 46 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA two-hander one act comedy with a single theatre setting.
SynopsisAspiring actress Pandora is resting at the moment (a permanent state for her), and has volunteered to run front of house in a small theatre where she encounters Barbara, the regular front of house manager. The show is ‘At Home with Charlotte’, a ghastly historically inaccurate portrayal of Charlotte Bronte. No-one turns up so the lack of audience gives the women plenty of time to explore their likes and prejudices.
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Being Rose by Richard James
Published: 26 January 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. Requires 5 actresses of varying ages to play the title character. Every male character is intended to be played by the same actor, and every female character (aside from Rose) by the same actress.
Run TimeAround 39 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA powerful one act play with various settings.
SynopsisRose looks back on her life from old age but as we see her memories replayed before us, differences emerge between her stories and reality. As her confusion increases, a doctor's diagnosis explains all. In this emotional look at the devastating effects of dementia, Rose is able to recollect momentous emotional events in her life which are vividly and evocatively played out on stage.
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Gate Thirteen by Tony Frier
Published: 18 January 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 48 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy, with a dark twist.
SynopsisA disparate group of travellers with various levels of flying experience await the departure of their flight home from Marrakech. Gary and Julie are ingeniously attempting to avoid excess baggage charges, Derek and Pauline are collecting as many freebies as they can and the mysterious Carrie is handcuffed to her seat.
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You Have Reached Your Destination by Tony Best
Published: 30 December 2016
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 65 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of the script contains suggestions for seven intermission pieces. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA one act comedy (could be used as a short two-act) packed with unexpected delights.
SynopsisTwo women work at a company that provides a sat-nav service, with the unexpected revelation that they are the voices of the sat navs. A complicated day for the pair involves French and Spanish translations, unexpected detours and a violent confrontation. Their customers include a doddery old lady who can't find the end of the street, a man who 'doesn't need the Satnav' and his daughter who has recently undergone an unfortunate experience on social media. There's also a young man who insists on using the latest 'exaggerated accents' app, all of which Tracey has to supply, and a customer who needs to be spoken to in French (only Tracey doesn't know any).
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Stardust by 10x10 Writers
Published: 15 December 2016
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 17. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 58 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleSix short plays inspired by the life and work of David Bowie.
SynopsisSix short plays, a mixture of comedy and drama, inspired by the life and work of David Bowie. All were winners of the October 2016 Chesil Theatre New Writing Festival. The plays are available individually, but are provided here as a collection at a discount.
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