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Potted Austen: Sense and Sensibility by Lou Treleaven
Published: 15 February 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short adaptation of Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility
SynopsisA short, humorous adaptation of Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility, covering all of the important events and characters with minimal staging requirements.
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Death Threats by Ashley Harris
Published: 10 February 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 19 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short, one act thriller. Some strong language.
SynopsisKatherine and Graham have taken a cottage in the country, but a threatening letter addressed to Katherine has found them anyway. She persuades him to call the police for help, but Constable Roberts has a surprise for them.
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Hamlet auf Deutsch by Nicholas Richards
Published: 9 February 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 14. No chorus. As usual with Shakespeare, the characters are predominantly male. Of course, casting against gender is open to the production.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet aimed at students learning German. To enable such a short version, a narrator sets the scenes. All speeches, including narration, in German (but directions in English).
SynopsisEinige verkürzte Szenen auf Deutsch von Shakespeares Hamlet.
A ghost walks the ramparts of Elsinore castle demanding revenge. Hamlet's uncle has siezed the throne. Will Hamlet take arms against a sea of troubles?
Sein oder Nichtsein - Das ist hier die Frage.
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Mizmaze by Jonathan Edgington
Published: 6 February 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 8 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short play - with some strong language.
SynopsisA short, spine-tingling play based on the legend surrounding the mysterious, three hundred year old maze at the top of St. Catherine's Hill, Winchester.
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Good Enough by Karen Ankers
Published: 3 February 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 19 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA hard-hitting one act drama
SynopsisSingle mother Janine struggles desperately with severe lack of confidence brought about by the derogatory voices of her parents, ex-husband and son which she relives in her head. These voices are played out on stage.
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Hello, Nice To Meet You, Goodbye by Ashley Harris
Published: 31 January 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 9. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 17. No chorus. Cast size can be reduced to six with doubling and costume changes!
Run TimeAround 17 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act, large-cast comedy.
SynopsisVarious hilarious characters populate a fly-on-the-wall look at a speed dating evening. Gerald decides that a detailed account of his recent cricket match is the best way to woo a partner. Bryan delves into his recent toenail extraction to engage Beth before appropriately asking if she would like to eat. Whilst Alix is eager to find a man to test her martial arts skills on whether he wants her to or not.
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Potted Austen: Mansfield Park by Lou Treleaven
Published: 25 January 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus. Cast size can be reduced to six with some deft doubling.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short adaptation of Jane Austen's Mansfield Park.
SynopsisA short, humorous adaptation of Jane Austen's Mansfield Park, covering all of the salient events and characters with minimal staging requirements.
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Potted Austen: Persuasion by Lou Treleaven
Published: 19 January 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 13 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short adaptation of Jane Austen's Persuasion.
SynopsisA short, humorous adaptation of Jane Austen's Persuasion, covering all of the salient events and characters with minimal staging requirements.
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Potted Austen: Northanger Abbey by Lou Treleaven
Published: 4 January 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 13 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short, humorous adaptation of Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey.
SynopsisA short take on Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey, covering all of the relevant events and characters with minimal staging requirements. Cast size can be reduced to six with some meticulous doubling!
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Whatta Nut! by Ethan Bortman
Published: 30 December 2016
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 14 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short, light comedy play
SynopsisThe first and only rehearsal for a performed reading of a play entitled ‘The Nut’ is being held just a few hours before the performance. Hazel, the playwright, has invited the actors to her house to rehearse. The rehearsal does not go smoothly.
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