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The Newest Oldest by Janet S. Tiger
Published: 7 January 2021
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. The two characters are ancient. It's comedy, so the actors need not be.
Run TimeAround 8 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy sketch. Written in American English (so, for British readers, when Emiline walks in carrying a large purse, she is actually sporting a handbag).
SynopsisThe oldest woman in the country is paid a visit by the second oldest, who wants to claim the number one spot.
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Crime by Janet S. Tiger
Published: 6 January 2021
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. Christine is written female, but could become a male Chris at the discretion of a production
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short drama consisting of three connected monologues.
SynopsisThree people talk about their connections to the same killings.
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Day Job by Janet S. Tiger
Published: 5 January 2021
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 13 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort, dark comedy in a single set.
SynopsisA teacher is marking papers when he is interrupted by a drunk student with suicidal intent.
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A Price to Pay by Tony Domaille
Published: 4 January 2021
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. Characters are a male teenager and an adult lawyer of either gender. (The adult could be played by another member of a youth theatre company.)
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short and snappy drama that would be very easy to stage.
SynopsisTeenager James is being interviewed by his solicitor whilst on remand for the murder of his father. It is clear the father was violent and abusive, but why has James' mother made him promise the world won't know?
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Stonehenge by Robert Black
Published: 10 December 2020
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. The characters are a father and two teenage children. How you cast those ages is up to you!
Run TimeAround 6 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort comedy sketch with no requirement for set or props.
SynopsisAn enthusiastic father takes his two teenage children to visit Stonehenge again and again and again. The teenagers think there have been too many agains.
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A Word with my Client by Barry Lambert
Published: 7 December 2020
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Although the sketch is written with four male roles, with just minor adjustments Bland and/or Bentazza could easily be played as female.
Run TimeAround 16 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA comedy sketch set in a police interview room.
SynopsisDetective Sergeant Hatchett has been assaulted whilst thwarting an attempted burglary and is about to interview the suspect along with his superior. The burglar has enlisted the help of a particularly slippery solicitor. Will he be able to convince the police of his highly dubious client's innocence?
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The Match Girl's New Year's Eve by Olivia Arieti
Published: 4 December 2020
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. The cook is written male, but need not be.
Run TimeAround 7 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short play for schools, based on the Hans Christian Andersen tale.
SynopsisA friend, a cook, two nutcrackers and grandmother of course, drop in to make the little match girl's New Year's Eve warm and bright.
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Oxford English Destiny by Gill Medway
Published: 3 December 2020
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 8 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort prose monologue - charm and pathos rather than outright comedy.
SynopsisElderly Robert reminisces about a 'funny old game' he’s played on and off throughout his life, in which a word chosen at random from the dictionary determines one's destiny.
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One Foot Under by Jordan Handford
Published: 27 November 2020
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Reverend Goodwinks is presumed male but could be female.
Run TimeAround 17 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort comedy with a single living-room set.
SynopsisMichael's already tense relationship with his in-laws is put under further strain at a funeral with a surprising finale.
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Short Break by Andrew Bawn
Published: 20 November 2020
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. The travel agent is written female but could be male.
Run TimeAround 6 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short comedy sketch set in a travel agent's shop.
SynopsisDorothy and Norman want to book a holiday, and the strangely behaved travel agent offers them a fantastic deal.
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