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Disguise by David Pemberton
Published: 4 July 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 31 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA modern comedic reworking of The Siena Academy's Gl'ingannati, the principal source for Shakespeare's Twelfth Night.
SynopsisA twin sister disguises herself as a boy to get the man she loves, only to find that when her identical twin brother shows up, he is mistaken for her. This play forms act two of Doppelganger by the same author.
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The Primary Candidate by Damian Woods
Published: 3 July 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 44 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play, set in a primary school staffroom (though featuring language that is decidedly unsuitable for children)
SynopsisHeadmaster Gordon Lewis has called an extraordinary staff meeting, but has excluded one department in doing so. He announces a forthcoming VIP visit along with the vacancy for Assistant Head, causing much lively discussion. Rivalries between staff bubble to the surface, as political opinions, back-stabbing and even threats of violence are thrown into the mix.
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What The Dickens! by Andrew Yates
Published: 3 July 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 45. Chorus. Roles can be doubled at will with some swift costume changes.
Run TimeAround 85 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music for eight original songs is provided with the Producer's Copy of the Script.
StyleA full length musical play for secondary schools / youth theatre.
SynopsisCharles Dickens hosts a musical journey through some of his most popular books. He links the works together and interacts personally with the various characters along the way. This includes some very feisty encounters with his less desirable creations.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** A 'backing track CD' with arrangements of songs from the show
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Café Fear by Paul John Matthews
Published: 29 June 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of this script contains suggestions for three pieces of intermission music. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA one act play, with elements of tragicomedy and strong language.
SynopsisTwo newspaper reporters, Angela and Jim, are following up reports of an escaped patient from a local secure mental hospital. Stopping off at a café to ask directions, they are joined by Adriana, a prissy germaphobe and Roger, an annoying smart Alec. They soon realise that they have ended up in a very strange place.
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I Don’t Think I’ll Be Here Next Christmas by Dawn Cairns
Published: 28 June 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. One character (Laura) appears as an off-stage voice only.
Run TimeAround 41 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy with a single setting.
SynopsisCantankerous pensioner Jean always spends Christmas with her son John and his wife Sheila. The mutual dislike between Sheila and Jean constantly bubbles under the surface and is reflected in the presents they give each other. Everything threatens to boil over after an incident involving sixpences in the Christmas pudding (and a toenail in the Bombay mix). Fortunately for Sheila, their daughter Laura comes to the rescue. The play features the same characters as You Won't Know I'm Here - though works perfectly well as a standalone piece.
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Date Night by Dana Davies
Published: 26 June 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 16 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act comedy, with adult language and mature themes.
SynopsisLiam has hired Robert to kidnap his wife for a night of kinky passion, and to film it all for posterity. The only problem is, when the hood comes off, it’s not Liam’s wife handcuffed to the bed!
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The Love Potion by Robert M. Barr
Published: 26 June 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 6 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA sketch for two actors
SynopsisJennifer is seeking a solution to her tangled love life and turns to the enigmatic Lazlo to assist. The potion he prescribes yields surprising results.
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Spoofing For Gordon by Duncan Battman
Published: 20 June 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 47 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama, with two simple settings and some strong language.
SynopsisTen years ago, a group of friends entered an agreement binding them all to assisted suicide in the event that any of them became terminally ill. Gordon is now in that position, and the friends gather at his house and agonise over their pact.
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Change Of Heart by Tony Frier
Published: 19 June 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 47 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act Victorian melodrama-style thriller.
SynopsisA tangled tale of bigamy and murder in 19th Century Manchester. Three girls from Ireland take up domestic service at the Chilterns' home. When Mrs Chiltern unexpectedly returns home one evening to find her husband dead, little does she imagine that she will be the one facing the gallows. Will a change of heart spare her?
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Antigone by Stewart Boston
Published: 15 June 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 23 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act adaptation of a Greek myth
SynopsisA dramatic retelling of Sophocles’ tragedy, suitable for performance by secondary/high school students and youth theatre. Two brothers died fighting each other for the throne of Thebes in Ancient Greece. Creon, the new ruler, has decided to honour one (Eleocles) and shame the other (Polynices). Their sister Antigone defies Creon's order and wants to arrange an honourable burial for Polynices.
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