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A Midsummer Nightmare by Karen Ince
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 13 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act play for schools - with a single, village tavern, setting.
SynopsisWilliam Shakespeare is suffering with writers' block. Struggling to find inspiration he visits a local inn, and whilst listening to a group of local workmen - who are planning to put on a play for a special wedding day, comes up with the plot he is looking for.
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Much Ado About William by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Could be played by kids or by a mixed group of adults and children.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute comedy play.
SynopsisA harassed Shakespeare tries to complete a play while his Stratford family bring noise, combat and teenage strife into the room where he works, until the silent Bard can take no more.
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The Musical Scottish Play by Bill Siviter with Lea Anderson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 16. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!] Up to 90 minutes with banquets, ballads and battles!
MusicSheet music for six original songs (Music by Lea Anderson, Lyrics by Bill Siviter) supplied with the Producer's copy of the script.
StyleIrreverent play in verse and song, told by the protagonists and by narrators with the action mimed. A good introduction to Shakespeare's story! (The specified run-time is the minimum - banquets, battles and bopping will add to the run time!)
SynopsisThe Musical Scottish Play - or 'Kids in Kilts' The complete story of Shakespeare's Macbeth (witches, murder, walking trees, revenge - that sort of thing) told as in verse and songs as a play for kids. [Note that there is also a version of this play without the songs, called The Scottish Play. It is identical except that the songs have been omitted.]
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** A 'rehearsal CD' with piano arrangements of songs from the show
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Oh, Mr Shakespeare! by Geoff Bamber
Performance by ACTS won the Best Junior Individual Performance at the Wilmslow one-act play festival, 2017.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 16. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy play for kids. (In four acts, but of one-act length!) Whilst there are nominally three locations, these can be indicated by a minimum of furniture (a writing desk, a throne... that sort of thing).
SynopsisThe little-known story of how William Shakespeare's wife, Anne Hathaway, not only saved the nation from invasion but also her husband's head from the axeman. This play is notionally set in the year 1594. Any degree of historical accuracy is purely accidental.
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Professor Thyme and the History Mystery - The Musical by Richard James with music by David Fisher
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 26. Minimum total without doubling = 36. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicPiano and vocal scores for seven songs and an overture are supplied with the producer's copy of the script.
StyleMusical Comedy Caper for Kids. Structurally in two acts.
SynopsisWhen the dastardly Count Downe uses Professor Thyme's Time Machine to travel into the past and change history, it's up to the Professor and his gang to follow him and put things right before the damage is done...
and to sing in the process!
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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
** CD with piano accompaniment for all the songs from 'Professor Thyme and the History Mystery - the Musical' by Richard James with music by David Fisher
** CD with sung tracks for each of the eight songs from 'Professor Thyme and the History Mystery - the Musical' by Richard James with music by David Fisher
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Professor Thyme and the History Mystery - The Play by Richard James
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 26. Minimum total without doubling = 36. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 60 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy Caper for Kids. Structurally in two acts. (A slick production could be run in the time of a one-act play.)
SynopsisWhen the dastardly Count Downe uses Professor Thyme's Time Machine to travel into the past and change history, it's up to the Professor and his gang to follow him and put things right before the damage is done...
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Rhyming Macbeth by Jeremy Tyburn
RolesMinimum Male roles = 12. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 26. Minimum total without doubling = 40. No chorus. There are 22 Non-speaking roles, but Narrators 1 and 2 could be further divided at the Producer's discretion.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA rhyming, modern language version, one act length - written originally as a Readers' Theatre piece.
SynopsisA shortened adaptation of Macbeth in rhyming form, which could be performed with a very simple set, or no set.
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Richard III - Has Anybody Seen My Horse by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 15. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleHistorical comedy for kids. Structurally in four acts, but of one-act length. No specific set requirements. Simple props.
SynopsisWith the Wars of the Roses in full swing, Richard, Duke of Gloucester, finds himself on the right side when the House of York take the throne. Richard harbours an ambition to become King. Unfortunately his older brothers and his own nephews stand in his way. For a resourceful fellow with no principles this does not present a problem. Dark deeds inevitably ensue. Temporary success is achieved but a happy ending for the story of one of history's favourite villains (*) seems increasingly unlikely.
* This is only because this bit of history was written by the Tudors. (To the victor, the spoilers.)
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Romeo and Juliet by Geoff Bamber
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 12. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShakespeare's Romeo and Juliet as a modern language play (with modern irony and humour) for kids. One act and a single set, with simple props.
SynopsisTwo households, both alike in dignity, in fair Verona, where we lay our scene... Well, dignity if dignity includes Lady Montague and Lady Capulet scrapping in the streets. Basically a story of family fights family, boy meets girl and most of the principals meet an untimely death. (But there are a few laughs on the way.)
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Romeo and Juliet - Sped Up! by Hannah Thomas
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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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