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Perseus - A Hero's Headhunt by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 25. No chorus. Whilst there are nominally 25 roles, the piece is structured for flexibility - and could be played as a series of linked sketches with different actors playing the recurring characters.
Run TimeAround 70 minutes. [Estimated!] Add another 10 minutes for the optional songs.
MusicPiano/vocal scores for two optional songs are provided with the Producer's Copy of the script.
StyleSword and sandals myth brought to the stage as a comedy play (or series of sketches) for schools (and anyone else), with a couple of optional songs.
SynopsisThe story of Perseus is told with a mixture of narration and brief, dramatised scenes. The narration is delivered by the gods Athene and Hermes - who also take part in several scenes (because they want the hero to get a head.)
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Backing tracks of songs from the show as MP3 files
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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Charlie Cook adapted from Oscar Wilde
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 14. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 130 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length stage adaptation of Oscar Wilde's novel. A period piece (1890 and 1908), with fabulously Wildean dialogue.
SynopsisDorian Gray is a young man of unmatched charm and natural beauty. On seeing a portrait of himself, he declares he would give anything for the picture to age instead of him. Thereafter, guided and misguided by the philosophies of his friend Lord Henry Wotton, he embarks on a life of sin and decadence - during which he does not age a day, but the image in the portrait becomes crooked, aged and depraved.
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Pig by Paul Gisby
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 25. No chorus. One small role for a child (assumed male), the rest are adults.
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length black comedy play. Many scene changes, so minimalist sets with settings indicated by essential props.
SynopsisA pioneering transplant operation gives Iuean a pig's kidney. Unfortunately, the kidney starts to take over, and it's not just any old pig...
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A Play on Words by Matthew Lynch
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 15. No chorus. Unusually, the characters include the Stage Crew, although these are non-speaking parts (they get as far as nodding and rolling their eyes).
Run TimeAround 105 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length comedy play set amidst rehearsals for a theatre production. Lots of good jokes, both verbal and visual. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisClifford Pratt-Shore is directing his masterwork, a play about Wordsworth's life and love. Sadly, his leading man is a yob, his Assistant Director is more of a hindrance and the Vicar uses the Hall as a petty cash fund. As for the bit-players Marvin and Benny, how could they be any use to him?
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Play Safe by Paul A J Rudelhoff & Jane Hilliard
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 118 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length farce with a single setting.
SynopsisAll is not what it seems at the Fair Lawns home for retired entertainers. The combination to a safe has been hidden somewhere by one of the former residents, and two young criminals-in-training are in the house undercover to track it down.
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Pleased to See the King by Adrian Cale
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus. Characters are adults with a variety of ages (some need to be credibly the adult offspring of others!)
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleCombination of Costume Drama and Farce. Single set (interior of a country inn in 1775). Simple props.
SynopsisThere's excitement at the 'Kings Arms' when it is announced that the King is expected in the neighbourhood. Then the actors arrive - not so much strolling players as players on the run, not wishing to be recognised, so at first it is very convenient to be mistaken for the king. At least until the real king arrives. (And, since the King is George III, it's no surprise that it all gets a little mad.)
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Port Out, Starboard Home! by Richard James
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. Chorus. There are opportunities for 'walk-on' parts for other passengers on the cruise.
Run TimeAround 95 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length comedy play with a single (cruise ship) set.
SynopsisMiriam hopes that taking her son Stewart on a cruise will help him find Miss Right, when actually, he's looking for a Mr.
Jackie's on the cruise for her health, though she's actually only sick of her husband, and Amanda's a washed up actress, taking any job going.
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Postal by Herb Hasler
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 13. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length whacky comedy play (in two acts). Single set divided into the front and back offices of the Post Office.
SynopsisA dysfunctional post office in Hicksville has a tough inspection, which isn't helped by a former employee taking everyone hostage in an attempt to get his job back. Illicit affairs, novels in progress and unrequited love, not to mention robbery ensure a busy time for all.
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Potted Austen: The Complete Set by Lou Treleaven
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 15. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 80 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA collection of six bitesize dramatic adaptations of Jane Austen's published novels.
SynopsisA collection of six bitesize dramatic adaptations of Jane Austen's published novels. Each is fast-paced, witty, and amenable to small groups (cast size can be reduced with some crafty doubling).
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The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain adapted by Peter Bond
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 17. Minimum total without doubling = 31. Chorus. The vast majority of the characters are written male, but need not be played that way.
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of the scripts includes suggestions for up to 19 songs (with original lyrics to well-known tunes).
However, the songs are optional - the piece functions equally well as a play. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleFull-length play/musical. A family show, written for performance by a youth theatre company, but could be a mix of adults and children.
SynopsisA faithful adaptation and well crafted dramatisation of the classic novel by Mark Twain, The Prince and the Pauper is a musical play suitable for secondary schools or Academies specialising in the performing arts. As well as historical interest it provides a challenging project for producing, directing, acting and technical disciplines in school or community settings
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