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A.I. Guy by Jonathan Edgington
Selected for performance as part of the Pensive Federation Theatre Company's 2016 Significant Other Festival.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act comedy with a single living room setting and some strong language.
SynopsisDespite being close friends Veronica and Courtney have very little in common and their friendship is going a little stale. Seeking a more stimulating companion, Veronica introduces Carlos into the relationship. This is much to Courtney’s chagrin - until she discovers that Carlos is a robot.
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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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Accidents Will Happen by Cheryl Barrett
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. Chorus. Non-speaking chorus of medical students.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA comedy sketch set on a hospital ward.
SynopsisJim goes to visit his friend Andy in hospital. The Doctor's bedside manner (or lack of it) rankles with Andy, who in turn tries the doctor's patience.
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Ackroyd’s Christmas Stocking by Alison Clink
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 14 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short play with a single (kitchen/diner) setting. Some strong language. Contains sprouts.
SynopsisHelen and Chris are rather dubious about daughter Charlotte's new boyfriend, shaven headed Ackroyd, currently on police bail. Helen does her best to include him in the family's Christmas celebrations with surprising consequences for them all.
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Across The Universe by Robert Scott
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. In addition to the named characters there is an offstage voice that might be live or recorded.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy sketch.
Synopsis Two co-workers in a search for Extra Terrestrial Life establishment discuss the value of their work.
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Adoption by Herb Hasler
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. The interviewer is written male but could, at a pinch, be played female.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy short. Either two simple sets (just furniture) or, more likely, the stage split into two acting areas.
SynopsisA husband and wife are faced with an unhelpful interviewer when they apply to adopt a child, but his says he has some relatives who might be able to help them out... unofficially. Soon they're passed from Aunt to Uncle and back to the original interviewer, but no one is really saying what they mean.
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The Affidavit by Janet S. Tiger
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFifteen-minute play. Single set (a pawn shop in New York in the 1940s). A brief glimpse into individual lives, set against the background of the holocaust.
SynopsisHilda Gruenberg has to renew her father's visa affidavit to stand a chance of getting him out of Nazi Germany to join her in America, but it'll cost her $650. She believes her family heirloom ring is worth $10,000, so she's shocked when the pawnshop owner, Mr Meyer, only offers her $650 for it. Why is he taking advantage of her desperation, and is she too proud to accept?
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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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Aliens v Aliens by Sarah Reilly
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play with a single (office) setting on a far away planet.
Part of the Aliens collection of short plays for youth people.
SynopsisA satirical look at our dependence on technology. which has led to a breakdown in personal social interaction. Aliens plan to invade the Earth but are bewildered by this state of affairs.
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All the President's Turds by Bernard Scahill
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus. Whilst most of the characters are written male, adjustment would be easy. There are nominally five reporters in the Whitehouse press corps, but their lines could easily be combined.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFifteen minute comedy play - a parody of war-mongering and political coalition building.
SynopsisThe President of the USA needs a distraction as he comes up for re-election, so he 'finds' a new Al-Quaeda base, but he needs a coalition to lead. Bob and Jay can only find one country to go along with it - the newly formed Turdistan.
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