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Are You New Here? by S. J. Edwards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 15. No chorus. All roles can be male or female (names can be changed to suit the male/female balance of the cast.) The number of roles could be expanded by giving the children fewer lines each.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne act, humorous play suitable for 9-12 year olds. Two very simple sets - Schoolroom and Police Station with no specific requirements for either.
SynopsisThree aliens must complete a report on earth, so they infiltrate a school to avoid the local Alien Abduction unit of the police, but must also run the gauntlet of a by a power-crazed Deputy Head!
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Cheer Up, Santa! by Helen Spencer
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 25. Minimum total without doubling = 35. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 32 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of this script contains suggestions for seven songs. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA one act musical Christmas ensemble play for schools
SynopsisIt's Christmas Eve, and the elves are hurriedly making last minute preparations before Santa sets off on his deliveries. Mrs Claus, however, finds he is thoroughly miserable, and doesn’t feel like bothering this year. The elves need to think of a plan to make Santa change his mind, and time is running out!
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Alice in Wonderland [Version 3] by Paul Cockcroft
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 14. No chorus. Many characters can be played by M or F.
Run TimeAround 28 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act treatment of the story which sticks closely to the original Alice by Lewis Carroll, introducing some Pantomime elements, but no music.
SynopsisThis comedy play successfully merges the rich core of Lewis Carroll's wit with some fun - in pantomime.
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Romeo and Juliet - Sped Up! by Hannah Thomas
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 16. Chorus. Most of the speaking is done by the two narrators. There are six other speaking parts (some of whom have as much as a word) and other named roles played by people stepping out of the chorus (usually to be brushed-off or stabbed).
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute reduction of Romeo and Juliet. No set requirements, just a few props, love and death.
SynopsisShakespeare's tale of young love and tragedy given short shrift in this heavily condensed version.
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A Teenage Christmas Carol by Richard James
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 25. No chorus. Very flexible casting - there are 11 narrators, who could ultimately be condensed to one role, and other doubling would be possible.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute play in a mix of verse (from the narrators) and prose (from the rest of the cast). No set requirements, simple props.
SynopsisThe great granddaughter of Ebenezer Scrooge needs to be taught the same lessons he learned - and in a very similar fashion!
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A Grimm Night for Hans Christian Andersen (Play) by Sue Gordon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 10. Minimum total with doubling = 23. Minimum total without doubling = 40. No chorus. Lots of speaking parts, but few characters per scene so easy to structure small rehearsals. Whilst it does not require a chorus, there is scope for extra characters in a few of the scenes.
Run TimeAround 80 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComic retelling of fairytales - many scenes, but using the same few pieces of 'set furniture'. Simple props.
SynopsisHans Christian Andersen gets an unexpected visit from the Brothers Grimm - who seem to be upset over the matter of stealing story lines. A competition ensues, with characters from Andersen and Grimm stories taking the stage - often in unexpected ways.
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The Bridge by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 28. No chorus. Minimum numbers would be achieved by reassigning lines amongst the ministry workers!
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!] This could get a lot longer if the bridge-building sequence is elaborated.
MusicNone.
StyleComedy for kids. No set requirements, but carry-on props include the materials for a simple bridge! A Short play, though it could get a lot longer if the bridge building section became elaborate.
SynopsisA farmer and his family find their peaceful lives disturbed by representatives of various government ministries keen on making improvements to what is regarded as a rural backwater. Common sense flies out of the window as official policy documents are followed slavishly to provide the farmer with a fine, new and entirely unnecessary bridge.
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A Midsummer Night's Dream by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 20. Minimum total without doubling = 20. No chorus. Sebastian and Puck are written m but can be played f, with a name change for Sebastian and minor amendments to the text.
Run TimeAround 43 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy for young actors, bringing a modern English version of the Shakespearean play to the stage.
SynopsisPreparations are under way for the high-profile wedding of Theseus, Duke of Athens, and his bride the Warrior Queen Hippolyta, but the wedding planner Sebastian finds that he has more problems with the guests than the happy couple... including a rift in the Underworld, in-fighting among the entertainers, and a mischievous sprite to contend with.
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Jungle Book by Debbie Chalmers
RolesMinimum Male roles = 10. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 28. Minimum total without doubling = 32. Chorus. Many parts could be male or female, and some doubled, at the Producer's discretion.
Run TimeAround 105 minutes. [Estimated!] This is dependent on the optional use of music suggestions.
MusicTen songs are suggested in the Producer's copy of the script, but are not essential to the production. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA full length drama for children, with optional music and dance, and various (simple) settings.
SynopsisFaithful to Kipling's work, the story of Mowgli's life in the jungle and his interaction with his jungle friends comes to the stage. The world of man with beasts, as well as his constant battle with tiger Shere Khan, is brought to vivid life - in an action-packed plot.
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Dirk Smirk - Secret Agent by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 14. Chorus. Several of the characters are written male but could easily be switched (a pronoun here, a pronoun there). The chorus are non-speaking policemen.
Run TimeAround 60 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy play for kids, spoofing the Bond spy genre. Minimal set requirements.
SynopsisWhen Madame Veronique de Vascalles, Head of the World Council of Governments, arrives in London for a conference she falls prey to a fiendish plot hatched by STINK, a criminal organisation intent upon world domination. Only one man can thwart STINK, and that man is Dirk Smirk - Secret Agent, assisted by the enigmatic and impossibly beautiful Captain Tremaine.
With STINK taking control of Madame de Vascalles' brain and Smirk and Tremaine on the run from the hyper-efficient Commander Molstrop of the Metropolitan Police, the fate of the free world hangs by a thread.
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