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Tiny House by John Passadino
Published: 25 March 2024
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Bernice is (male to female) transgender. How you cast this depends on your company.
Run TimeAround 48 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act in a single split-level set.. A comedy drama with a surreal edge. US English.
SynopsisThree old friends are trying to get their lives back on track by returning to their days of sharing a house - in this case, a tiny house in the wilds of New York State. But lots of things have changed and the house is very tiny.
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A Midsummer Night's Dream (Comedy Crew 60 Minute Version) by Jack Shaw
Published: 20 March 2024
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 16. No chorus. 14 on-stage characters (played by a minimum of 9 actors) plus two offstage voices, which might be pre-recorded.
Run TimeAround 63 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA very amateur theatre company present their take on Shakespeare.
SynopsisCowmoor Comedy Crew, a rural amateur group, perform a sixty-minute version of A Midsummer Night's Dream.
The same story, with a preceding act, showing how the production came together, is told in The Dream!
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Pie Eyed by Barry Lambert
Published: 14 March 2024
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Dr Dorris Boffin talks a strange, clipped form of English. This is deliberate.
Run TimeAround 22 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy. Single set - a police operations room with a single entrance (which need not be a practical door).
SynopsisThe rest of Detective Inspector Whalley's team put aside their differences and combine their various investigative skills to save Constable Hitchcock's career when he appears to have committed gross misconduct.
'Pie Eyed' is available with two other episodes in Inspector Whalley's Casebook.
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Three Little Words by Jamesine Cundell Walker
Published: 14 March 2024
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 13. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA collection of eight short plays, loosely on the theme of love. Multiple settings, but simple sets requiring just furniture (and not much of that).
SynopsisMalcolm and Karen find themselves trapped in the office storeroom.
Ken and disillusioned Brian reminisce about life, comedy duos, and lost loves.
Elderly Marjorie has lost interest and decided to spend her life in bed.
Overbearing Rosie drops off daughter Florence at the start of her first Oxford term.
Graham's ex-wife appears at his mother's funeral.
Teenager Alex gets talking to elderly Gladys in a hospital waiting room.
Despite Danni's encouragement, Jo is reluctant to look at the results of her pregnancy test.
Malcolm hopes to appear at the wedding of his ex-girlfriend, but her sister has something to say about it. (Featuring returning characters from three previous scenes.)
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Something Old by Shari Gledhill
Published: 12 March 2024
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy with a good mix of humour and drama, with effective twists. Easy to stage, with one setting and a few standard items of furniture.
SynopsisOn the morning of her wedding day, Amy wakes up in a dark and dingy cellar. She's been kidnapped by Jack, who admired Amy at school and is determined to make up for his past failure to connect with her.
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The Living Room by Clive David Lloyd Williams
Published: 23 February 2024
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 54 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama of paranormal events in a single living room set (with two practical doors).
SynopsisAfter the death of Joe's wife, his neighbour Amy visits to give him support. This is followed by a series of unexplained events, with paranormal investigators who themselves fall prey to the events.
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Snow White Goes Dating by Jonathan Goodson
Published: 23 February 2024
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Four on-stage characters (ostensibly three princesses and a frog) and the off-stage voice of a pantomime dame turned TV presenter.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy in a simple set. Despite the fairy tale nature of the characters, the language and subject matter make it very definitely an adult production for an adult audience.
SynopsisPreparing to take the stage for a dating show, three very different princesses compare notes on the princes they've known, Charming and otherwise. Only one will walk away with the man behind the screen, unless they find an alternative.
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Two by Stephen O'Sullivan
Published: 23 February 2024
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. Two retirees.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort one-act play for a cast of two. Set on a seaside bench. Gentle exploration of the characters of a retired couple.
SynopsisFrank and Rosie are at the seaside, trying to enjoy the environment around their new home. Frank is upbeat, but Rosie is more cautious. They talk about their life and family, then round off their visit with an ice cream from a proper ice cream van.
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Inspector Whalley's Cause for Alarm by Barry Lambert
Published: 14 February 2024
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Dr Dorris Boffin talks a strange, clipped form of English. This is deliberate.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy/drama. Single set - a police operations room with a single entrance (which need not be a practical door).
SynopsisThe police are concerned when someone burgles four dwellings in one night without leaving the slightest trace. They are even more baffled when the stolen items are mysteriously returned the following night. Will the irascible DI Whalley and his motley team be able to solve this intriguing case?
'Cause for Alarm' is available with two other episodes in Inspector Whalley's Casebook.
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Julius Caesar [75-Minute Abridgement] by Shakespeare, abridged Jack Shaw
Published: 14 February 2024
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 32. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA 75-minute abridgement of Shakespeare's Roman history.
(The abridgement is copyrighted, so we charge for scripts and copying rights, but, because all the words are Shakespeare's and therefore out of copyright, performances are royalty-free.)
Synopsis'Beware the Ides of March!'
'Caesar shall go forth.'
'Et tu, Brute?'
'Brutus is an honourable man.'
'Revenge!'
'This was the noblest Roman of them all.'
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