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The Necklace by Tony Best
Performance by Cheshire Academy of Performing Arts won best Youth Production and the Syd Mence cup for a piece of theatre magic at the Wilmslow Guild One Act play Festival, 2012
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 29. Chorus. There are two main roles, and a 'chorus of voices' playing all the other roles, thus the numbers are very flexible. The chorus members play specific roles but also act as a 'Greek Chorus' to comment on the story.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play based on a short story (a moral fable) by Guy de Maupassant. Written for a youth theatre production but could be performed by adults.
SynopsisMathilde is a vain, proud woman, who regrets that the she has been born into the humbler classes. She longs to be an aristocrat. Given her chance to shine, she borrows a stunning necklace, but that is the start of her woes.
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Nottingham by Luke Simmons
RolesMinimum Male roles = 9. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 21. Minimum total without doubling = 32. Chorus. Characters include the Sheriff's dog, Rodrick. (His lines include the ever popular 'Woof!')
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy twist on the Robin Hood legend. Two-act structure, but one-act length.
SynopsisA revolutionary take on the familiar story of Robin Hood and his foe. What if everything we know about Robin was propaganda and the Sheriff was really the good guy? And maybe Marion wasn't the beautiful, feisty woman of the tales...
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Oncology by Stephen Scheurer-Smith
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. Chorus. The chorus is a wating-room full of patients.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy drama fuelled by family (and medical) tensions.
SynopsisSet in a clinic where Edna and her daughter wait for the results of a recent test, surrounded by a madcap collection of patients and relatives who have an underlying serious story to tell.
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Open the Book by Jon Boustead
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 14. Chorus. The demons' lines are split between three characters, but only to indicate there are several demons. They could be shared amongst as many demons as you have available.
Run TimeAround 23 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama - or possibly a modern melodrama - for youth theatre. Two locations, but no set required. (British English - including slang for 'cigarette'.)
SynopsisThe seven deadly sins are represented in the characters of the members of a theatre company rehearsing 'Faust'. Director Matt is the worst offender and is drawn into the grasp of Lucifer by a group of demons.
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Pandemonium by Jonny Ardern
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 17. Chorus. Whilst most of the denizens of the nether-world are written male, they could, with just a few changes of personal pronoun, be played female. Characters include Cerberus, the three-headed dog. Flexible chorus of demons.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA somewhat divine comedy! Multiple settings, but minimal staging requirements
SynopsisAzaeus is unhappy with his lot. He wants more from being a demon - a look at the Devil's record collection, for a start. He is, after all, reputed to have the best tunes. Azaeus rallies the legions of Hell and they overthrow Satan in an exorcism ceremony. But with Satan gone, Hell begins to collapse, and it's not long before Azaeus has to go to Heaven to beg a favour from the Almighty...
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The Passion by Mike Sparks
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 22. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleModern version of a medieval mystery play. Single set (a cart!), basic props.
SynopsisThe betrayal, trial and crucifixion of Jesus.
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A Pig Tale by Kevin Jannetts
Production by Loch Duich Primary School won Adjudicator's special award. South West Ross District Youth SCDA Festival 2016.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. Chorus. The chorus is the sort that rushes on to perform songs and dances in various guises! Most of the roles are gender-neutral, although one of the pigs is called Maureen and the wolf is called Alan, both of which tend to be specific.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!] (This allows 20 minutes for 11 songs/dances.)
MusicThe Producer's Copy of the script contains suggestions for 11 songs/dances Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleOne-act family comedy show with music. A fairytale send-up. Contains Scottish accents!
SynopsisThe story of the Three Pigs gets a revamp in this Scots story, allowing a couple of Narrators to bring the story to life with anthropomorphic pigs struggling to find a story they can take part in to keep their deal with a Fairy Solicitor. Add in a Big Bad Wolf called Alan, and it all works out fine in the end.
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Princess Bigfoot by Bob Heather
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 14. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act family play, based on real characters circa 750 AD (though incorporating folk tales).
SynopsisIn 8th Century France an identity theft scheme to usurp the Princess Bertha from her position as the wife of King Pepin is thwarted by that famous pair of investigators: Messrs Hercule and Poirot - as well as by the Princess’s shoe size.
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Problem In Judaea by Stewart Boston
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 13. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleEaster play. Structurally in two acts, but of one act length. Three sets, but designed for minimal staging.
SynopsisA minimalist retelling of the events surrounding the Crucifixion, told from the point of view of Pilate, the Sanhedrin and Herod.
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Rhyming Treasure Island by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 14. Chorus. More major female roles than the original tale. (It should be noted that female pirates were not unknown!) There is a chorus of three pirates which could be expanded to as many pirates are aboard your ship.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleRhyming comedy (with some of the characteristics of a British panto).
SynopsisRobert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of buried treasure adapted for the stage as a verse play.
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