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10 Abbey Court by Cheryl Barrett
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 8 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort play, set in a kitchen. As the scene-setting direction puts it 'The kitchen is furnished with high tech kitchen appliances and bespoke units. These are imagined.'
SynopsisLocal estate agent (*) Jason is showing prospective client Abigail around a property that has just been put on the market. Her shocking reason for being so keen to view this particular property only becomes clear as the curtain closes. * Written in British English. In American, Jason would be a realtor.
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A Children's Christmas Carol by Richard James
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFifteen-minute play. No set requirements.
SynopsisCharles Dickens' festive classic much abbreviated as a play for an audience of young children, to be performed by a cast of adults (or possibly by a company of older children.)
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The Haunting of Hardup Hall by David Lovesy & Steve Clark
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. Characters are all adults, but could easily be played by kids.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort humorous ghost story told in verse
SynopsisLord and Lady Hardup are at their wits end. Their mansion is being haunted by a fearsome spook and soon they will be forced to flee! Mystic Maureen, psychic extraordinaire is called to save them from the spirits!
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Last Duchess by Iris Winston
Won first prize in the Ottawa Little Theatre National Playwriting Competition.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short stage adaptation of Robert Browning's poem, My Last Duchess.
SynopsisThe spirit of a murdered wife steps from her portrait to try and warn the next fiancée of the fate that awaits her.
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Mizmaze by Jonathan Edgington
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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Scrooge Lives Next Door by Croft & Barnett
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 3 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short comedy sketch, with a simple set.
SynopsisJolly Jim was having a merry Christmas, until some unwelcome spirits pay him a visit and spill some unpleasant beans.
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A Teenage Christmas Carol by Richard James
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 25. No chorus. Very flexible casting - there are 11 narrators, who could ultimately be condensed to one role, and other doubling would be possible.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute play in a mix of verse (from the narrators) and prose (from the rest of the cast). No set requirements, simple props.
SynopsisThe great granddaughter of Ebenezer Scrooge needs to be taught the same lessons he learned - and in a very similar fashion!
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To Be Hamlet by Olivia Arieti
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute play. Simplest set - a bare stage - simple props.
SynopsisAn actor struggles with the role of Hamlet as Hamlet struggles with his destiny.
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