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Alessandro - Renaissance Don Juan by Nicholas Conti
Finalist in the 'Dawn:-Lights Up' contest, Cuneen Arts Center.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. The Narrator is intended to double as The Count.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act romp set in 1682. Written in a style somewhere between Melodrama and Restoration Comedy! (American English.)
SynopsisThe tale of Alessandro Stradella, musical lover. (That's musical lover as in 'musician and lothario', not as in 'fan of Rogers and Hammerstein'.) His affair with his pupil, Contessa Maria Cortese, sparks the wrath of her husband - just one of the enraged cuckolds Alessandro has left in his wake.
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Anyone for Bison? by Bill Tordoff
RolesMinimum Male roles = 12. Minimum Female roles = 12. Minimum total with doubling = 24. Minimum total without doubling = 26. No chorus. All characters are adults, intended to be played by children. Whilst there isn't a formal requirement for a chorus, other characters could easily be added.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleCostumed comedy for kids. Single set (with teepee).
SynopsisThis is what might of happened when a bunch of English settlers first encountered native Americans - a clash of cultures resolved in a uniquely American way.
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Dance With The Devil by David Pemberton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 9. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 14. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 91 minutes. [Estimated!] Approximate timing includes songs.
MusicThe producer's copy of this script contains suggestions for six traditional songs, with alternative lyrics. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA full length restoration-style comedy with music.
SynopsisWhen Charles II is restored to the crown in 1660, multitudes of aristocratic émigrés return from exile in Paris, bringing with them a lifestyle rich in a French flamboyance quite alien to the English Puritans. Lord Ascot agrees to take on a young French footman, Claude Duval, whose Gallic affectations and charms quickly catch the eye of Lady Ascot and her circle of friends. Unbeknown to his employers, Duval is a compulsive gambler with a penchant for committing robbery on the highway.
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Darling Deborah by Peter Harrison
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 78 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length play in a single set dramatising events from the Diary of Samuel Pepys much in the manner of a Restoration Comedy.
SynopsisA Victorian Transcriber is outlining sections of Samuel Pepys' diary as the events therein are brought to life by Pepys, Mrs Pepys and servant girl Deborah, reflecting the bawdy nature of 17th Century theatre.
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Dick Whittington and His Cat by Stuart Ardern
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 17. Minimum total without doubling = 22. Chorus. Dame assumed to be played by Male, Principal Boy by Female. Cast includes cat, rats, camel and a cameo appearance of a pantomime horse.
Run TimeAround 105 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music for 9 original songs supplied with the Producer's Copy of the script.
StyleBritish Pantomime. Strong characters, tons of jokes, puns, parody, and a dancing cat
SynopsisEnlisting the help of a cat, a camel and an uncannily familiar bard, Dick Whittington battles rats and pirates, survives a shipwreck and an encounter with an unusual smuggler to win the hand of the Lord Mayor's daughter.
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** Pantomime Fun-Packs - jokes and games for children, to supplement the programme for your show
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A Fifty-Minute Alchemist by Ben Jonson adapted by Bill Tordoff
RolesMinimum Male roles = 11. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 13. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act adaptation of Ben Jonson's comedy. Whilst the text uses mostly Jonson's language, this is an adaptation, not an abridgement, hence both script and performances are subject to copyright licensing.
SynopsisThree con-artists set up a series of swindles starting with the pretext of an alchemist who can create charms and turn base metal into gold. Things start to go wrong when too many of their customers arrive at once, and the result is the 17th century equivalent of a multi-door farce, with a different problem lurking behind each door and needing to be kept hidden from the others.
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A Forty-Minute Volpone by Ben Jonson abridged by Bill Tordoff
RolesMinimum Male roles = 9. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 15. No chorus. The minimum cast could be achieved by combining the four magistrates into 1 judge and using the boy and clerk as the court officers.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAbridgement of Ben Jonson's 'Volpone', with the original text cut down to 40 minutes or so.
(The abridgement is copyrighted, so we charge for scripts and copying rights, but performances are royalty-free.)
SynopsisVolpone is a sly miser. With the aid of his rascally servant, Mosca, he sets out to accumulate more wealth by way of gifts from his gullable acquaintances who think he is ailing and believe that they will be the beneficiaries of his will. Things start to unravel when Volpone sets his sights on Celia, wife of the wealthy merchant, Corvino.
Jacobean comedy, verging on farce.
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The Four Musketeers by Pat Wollaston
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 18. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 80 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's Copy of the script includes suggestions for 12 songs, with some original lyrics. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleAll of the essential ingredients of panto are here with a knockabout Dame as D'Artagnan's mother, plenty of slapstick and corny jokes and the all important opportunities for audience participation.
SynopsisA fusion of pantomime and classic literature that manages to do credit to both genres. With apposite music and chorus involvement the musketeers ensure that the nasty Richeliuer and his accomplice Rougeforthe are thwarted in their evil intentions for the French Royal family.
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King Charles and the Cheese by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 15. Chorus. The chorus - patrons of the Royal Oak and members of the Roundhead army - is optional.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleHistorical (in the acurate as a Hollywood epic sense of the word) comedy drama for kids, set during the English Civil War.
SynopsisKing Charles And The Cheese is the entirely (give or take most of it) true story of how a simple piece of cheese altered the course of English history. The English Civil War rages on but, after a heavy defeat at the Battle of Worcester, the would-be King Charles II attempts to make his way to, hopefully temporary, exile in France. In hot pursuit are Charles' enemy Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of All England and his Roundhead army Charles takes cover at the Royal Oak Inn but Cromwell and his men are upon him in short order. Is Charles doomed or can salvation be found in the Royal Oak's larder?
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Musketeer by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 22. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!] Plus additional time for songs and dances.
MusicOpportunities for songs and dances at the discretion of the producer. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleOne-act play for kids. Simple sets, varied characters, strong story line.
SynopsisA comic take on the life of 17th Century France, with D'Artagnan and the Musketeers in the middle of a struggle for power between the King and the villainous Cardinal Richelieu.
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