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10 Minutes And Counting by Barry Wood
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. The characters are adults, but this would be within the compass of a high school-aged actors.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen minute comedy-horror that messes around with the nature of theatre and introduced our reviewer to Chekov’s Cheese Grater.
SynopsisClaire makes a shocking discovery about the nature of her reality, but sharing it with her friend Faye doesn't help either of them, and may even have caused the creation of a zombie.
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The Accident by Herb Hasler
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA play within a play with no props or set (that being close to the point). Contains very minor bad language.
SynopsisA small theatre company is preparing for opening night of their friend's original play when an accident prevents the truck carrying costumes and props from arriving. Determined to salvage the production, the actors stage the play using other actors and their stagehands as scenery...
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The Actor by Ian Sharrock
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus. The character is, rather obviously, an actor.
Run TimeAround 8 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleMonologue. No set requirements, just a phone. Contains swearing.
SynopsisA short monologue presenting one side of a phone call by a wannabe actor who's really just a jumped-up extra. As he boasts of his next big role, he dreams of the opportunities it's going to bring, only to be brought back down to earth with a bump.
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The Actress by Hilary Mackelden
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 5 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy prose monologue. Single set (a table and a phone), so could be performed front-of-curtain.
SynopsisA phone call to the director of the village Harvest Festival pageant from an experienced actress who feels, yet again, that she has been mis-cast .
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After the Matinee by Damian Trasler
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Two characters (1M, 1F) are young adults, the other two middle-aged.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen minute play, with panto actors outside a pantomime - reflective, gently humorous.
SynopsisIn between the Matinee and evening performances of the Panto an old hand explains Amateur Theatre to an enthusiastic Buttons.
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All This Time... by Jack Hutchinson
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 7 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleEasy-to-stage comedy sketch, requiring only two chairs. Takes audition gossip to a new level of cattiness.
SynopsisTwo ageing amateur dramatic divas have auditioned for the same role in this year’s pantomime. As they await the director's decision, they snipe and argue with each other over past glories.
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Audition Anxiety by Robert Scott
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 7 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short comedy sketch.
SynopsisLoretta is late for her audition, but worse than that, there are no other members of the theatre group left! Can she audition for the director anyway? Her performance is certainly memorable.
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The Audition by Sue Gordon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute play, single set (café interior). Simple props.
SynopsisWhilst their daughters audition for a ballet, a group of mothers assembles in a café for a backbiting competition!
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Break Both Legs by TLC Creative
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. There is no formal chorus, but the sketch is about a theatrical rehearsal, so there could be other actors around.
Run TimeAround 3 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort comedy sketch with a theatrical bent.
SynopsisAs all actors know, there are plenty of superstitions linked to the theatre...
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A Brief Guide To Greek Tragedy by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. Chorus. 2 narrators and 3 'actors' who each switch between multiple characters. Chorus can be any number of people, even just 1.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short educational sketch.
SynopsisLearn about ancient Greek tragedy in ten minutes, using the story of Cassandra (the prophetess whom no one believed) as demonstration.
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