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The Dreaming by Richard James
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  Performance by Maidenhead Drama Guild won Best Play and Best Actor at the Henley Drama Festival, 2017.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. The characters are written male, but could be either.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play, suitable for a bare stage presentation.
SynopsisTwo men find themselves in a featureless room, with no memory of how they arrived there, or even who they are. Their only clues come from scraps of paper on the floor, that seem to mirror words they have spoken. Can it be true that they're just characters in an unwritten play?
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The End of the Pier by Richard James
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. Three generations - target ages, 20, early 40s and early 60s. (Whilst this is intended to be played 'to age', it might be within the compass of the older echelons of a youth theatre group.)
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama. Single set (enough to suggest the location).
SynopsisAn exploration of the relationships and struggles of three generations of women. Cynthia has experienced a betrayal that changes her life dramatically and her daughter Mandy is determined to stay strong and pull her family back together. Billie, Mandy's daughter, is preparing to leave for university but has a secret to reveal before she goes.
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Escape From Garden Grove by Mathilde Dratwa
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. Characters of different ages
Run TimeAround 16 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy duologue set on a bus stop bench. Set in America, but with a universal theme. Includes (appropriate) strong language.
SynopsisTeenager Sophie and her grandmother Faye are about to set off on an adventurous trip. With pathos and comedy, and her sagacity, Faye helps Sophie see the world in a different light.
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Exam Results by Caroline Spencer
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Four 18-year-old girls. (Intended to be performed by that age or younger.)
Run TimeAround 5 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleVery short play. Single set, simple props. Part of the Emotions collection of shorts.
SynopsisFour girls get their 'A-Level' results and though one doesn't get the grades she needed for University, perhaps she's not the one to pity in this subtle and well-observed piece.
(For readers outside England and Wales, 'A-Levels' are the equivalent of High School Graduation in the USA.)
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For Both of Us by Peter Vincent
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. The two characters are an ageing mother and her (adult) daughter.
Run TimeAround 5 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort play. Minimal set, minimal props.
SynopsisLisa tries to deal with her mother's increasing symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. A story of love, loss and compassion.
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The Game by Mary Stone
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short sketch, highlighting relationships and friendships.
SynopsisIn different social circles at school, Gem and Katy are horrified to discover that their parents are dating. They resolve to break the couple up, but don’t seem to anticipate the results of having to work together on the project.
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Get to Dance by Frank Gibbons
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus. The characters are 7 female youth actor-dancers (playing ages 14-16) and one 1 adult female actor (playing age aroung 50)
Run TimeAround 60 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play for a youth-theatre company.
SynopsisA window in to the lives of the members of a dance academy and their 'welcome' for new member Georgina, an overweight teenager who has decided to try dancing as a last resort in her determination to overcome her weight problem. This one act play deals with bullying in all of its forms with humour, music, dance and pathos as Georgina's journey progresses to its uplifting conclusion. Along the way her stoic strength of character enables her to peel away repressed emotions in others and helps them to come to terms with their own difficulties.
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The Good Old Days? by Liz Dobson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. Care Home manager can be m or f.
Run TimeAround 31 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play with a single, Care Home lounge, setting.
SynopsisBased on actual events, we see care home resident Ada relate her personal history to the rather flippant young cub reporter Claire, who at first is there on sufferance. As Ada's tragic story enfolds, Claire becomes increasingly interested and empathetic, and realises that her naïve impression of the old days belies the inherent prejudices which existed to shape and ruin people's lives.
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Guilt by Robbie Flowers
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. One of the characters is nominally a child, but the role is unlikely to be within the range of many children of the appropriate age. The author suggests that it should be played with 'an obvious air of innocence'.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short emotional, possibly edgy, play. Minimal set, but a significant prop (a chest). Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisAngela is suffering for something she did. Until she agrees to talk about it, Sally won't let her out of the box. As Angela opens up, we find that Sally has more than a passing involvement in Angela's suffering.
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Heaven's Gate by Hilary Mackelden
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 5 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort sketch intended for church groups.
SynopsisNewcomers checking in at the gates of Heaven. (See also Hebrews 1, 1-3)
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