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Scripts 191 to 200 of 750
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First Steps by Raymond Blakesley
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 9. Chorus. The characters are all amoebic blobs, therefore whilst they have male and female names, this is not intended to signify anything beyond that the character has a name! Very flexible numbers.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort one-act play for kids. No props or complex scenery.
SynopsisPrimordial blobs live an uneventful life in the waters of the bay, but Arthur is a blob with ambition. He wants to grow legs and leave the water. Where will his ambition lead?
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The Fish and the Ring - The Musical by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 10. Minimum total with doubling = 17. Minimum total without doubling = 24. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of the script comes with piano and vocal scores for six songs plus an instrumental reprise.
StyleOne-act musical fable for kids.
SynopsisWhen Baroness Gertrude adopts a peasant's baby daughter, a travelling hermit prophesies that the girl will marry Gertrude's son. Gertrude has already planned to marry her son to a Princess, so she tries to get rid of the child - only to find that fate brings them together again soon enough...
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** A 'rehearsal CD' with piano arrangements of songs from the show
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The Fisherman and His Wife by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music is provided with the Producer's Copy of the script for three songs, three reprises and an instrumental.
StyleShort one-act musical play for kids (or for adults to play to kids). No set requirements, minimal props.
SynopsisA humble fisherman reels in a talking flounder, who claims to be an enchanted princess. When he lets it go, the fisherman's wife insists he asks the flounder to repay its debt with a series of increasingly lavish rewards. Her ambition turns to greed and eventually the flounder princess returns to take her gifts back.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** A 'rehearsal CD' with piano arrangements of songs from the show
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A Fishy School by Raymond Blakesley
Performance by Dean Hole Primary School won the 10th annual Wolfit drama and verse speaking competition.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 9. Minimum total with doubling = 20. Minimum total without doubling = 41. Chorus. The characters are mainly fish (with kingfishers and an angler's worm). Speaking chorus, divided up into several groups, commenting on the action.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA large-cast fantasy, set in an underwater school. Minimal set and props. Opportunities for dance routines (music is not provided with the script).
SynopsisThe tiddlers in the school are threatened by the pike family, King & Queenie Fisher, and the dangling worm. Only wimpy Wilfred Minnow can save them, but will he do it? Will Old Trout help him and who really is she? Can the stickleback teachers teach the tiddlers? Will the staff room run out of coffee?
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Five Americans, Three Murders and a Poisoning by Robert Bloomfield Players/Rebecca Preen
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 15. Minimum total with doubling = 20. Minimum total without doubling = 31. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 125 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA ripping comedy whodunnit with fast paced dialogue and changes of scene very cleverly keeping the audience on its toes. Written for a youth theatre performance but would be equally suitable for an adult cast.
SynopsisSet in the splendour of Grantham Manor, England, 1926, a Murder Mystery unravels. Lady Grantham and her children, Jeremy and Miranda are awoken to discover that Lord Grantham, husband and father respectively, has been murdered - his Brandy glass laced with poison. One of the country's most promising young Inspectors is brought in to investigate along with England's first female Professor of Forensic Pathology. Together they must discover who perpetrated the death of this prominent local dignitary before anyone else falls prey to a roaming killer.
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Five Days in May by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFifteen-minute play for kids, one of whom is confined to a wheelchair. Structured in five acts. In theory a number of locations, but these can be indicated with the minimum of set.
SynopsisWhen Sarah's disabled cousin Josh comes to stay with her, she introduces him to Billy, her would-be boyfriend. Josh is appreciative of Sarah's fussing concern for him but welcomes Billy's company and, much to Sarah's despair, the pair of them immediately form an unlikely bond.
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Five Minutes by Mike Plumbley
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Two adults and two children (could be played by four kids.)
Run TimeAround 5 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleVery short play. Single set, simple props. Part of the Emotions collection of shorts.
SynopsisTwo teenagers are out late at night in the rain, they've missed the last bus and the only phone they have can't get a signal. Both their single parents are worried but can't agree on action.
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A Forty-Minute Antony and Cleopatra by Shakespeare, abridged Bill Tordoff
RolesMinimum Male roles = 14. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 18. Minimum total without doubling = 40. No chorus. Lots of small roles (guards, messengers and the like), so either opportunities for a large cast or scope for doubling!
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAbridgement of William Shakespeare's 'Antony and Cleopatra', 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.)
SynopsisAfter the assassination of Julius Caesar, Rome is ruled by a triumvirate, locked in a struggle for power. Mark Antony is beguiled by Cleopatra, the Egyptian Queen, and neglects his duties in Rome. Eventually, there is open warfare between Antony and Octavius Caesar. Antony loses, and Cleopatra takes her own life (with the aid of literature's second most famous snake.)
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A Forty-Minute Coriolanus by Shakespeare, abridged Bill Tordoff
RolesMinimum Male roles = 19. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 22. Minimum total without doubling = 30. Chorus. As usual with Shakespeare, most of the characters are male - but for your production, you can cast whomsoever you like!
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAbridgement of William Shakespeare's tragedy 'Coriolanus', with the original text cut down to 40 minutes.
(The abridgement is copyrighted, so we charge for scripts and copying rights, but performances are royalty-free.)
SynopsisIn the early days of the Roman republic, Caius Martius Coriolanus is a brilliant Roman General, but contemptuous of the civilian population. After a successful military campaign against the Volsces (an Italian tribe), Coriolanus runs for Consul. He is supported by the Senate, but the common people are stirred-up to riot against him. Still contemptuous of the people, Corilanus is exciled from Rome and takes his revenge by leading the Volsces against Rome. His mother intervenes and persuades him to sign a peace treaty. Unfortunately, his Volscian allies see this as a betrayal, and Coriolanus pays the price.
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A Forty-Minute Henry IV Part 1 by Shakespeare, abridged Bill Tordoff
RolesMinimum Male roles = 14. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 27. No chorus. This is a story about a male-dominated society. This does not preclude inventive casting!
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAbridgement of William Shakespeare's 'First Part of King Henry IV', with the original text cut down to 40 minutes.
(The abridgement is copyrighted, so we charge for scripts and copying rights, but performances are royalty-free.)
SynopsisHenry IV is at odds with his nobles, even those who helped him usurp Richard II. Meanwhile his son, Prince Hal has absentend himself from court and is spending his time in taverns with Sir John Falstaff and his clique. Things come to a head with a rebellion, led by Harry Hotspur and at last the dissolute Prince Hal proves himself a warrior.
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