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Take-Away by Pat Edwards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Two older teens and two middle-aged characters.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play of shorter length, split set - in two flats with a lift, set between them.
SynopsisGail and Josh share a flat, but their relationship has soured - Josh is harsh and demanding, and Gail is quiet and compliant. The Barnstables live in the flat across from them, an older couple with a happy marriage. But no one seems happy with the way things are between Josh and Gail - not even Josh.
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Tricksilver by Rob Burbidge
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play based on a story by O. Henry - a tale of trickery and double-crossing. Two sets (or one composite set) plus front-of-curtain scene at a railway station.
SynopsisAs the twentieth century dawns, the United States of America is the land of opportunity. There are plenty of ways to make a quick buck, but the quickest and biggest bucks are made by the scam artists. Having a conscience is a bit of a handicap for confidence trickster Jeff Peters. He decides against the advice of his business partner to include a real woman in his marriage agency scam. Will he find out that women are the honest sex, or will he discover that a woman can be the equal of a man in dishonesty? Will he break the habit of a lifetime, and trust a bank? In this tale of cross and double-cross, who gets the loot?
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Two For The Price Of One by John Peel
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 66 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play with a single (kitchen-dining room) setting.
SynopsisSarah is beginning to worry that her lorry-driver husband has a fancy woman in Coventry. Their daughter thinks 'augmentation' will help her keep a boyfriend, and Sarah wonders if it'll help her too.
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Two Grunts For Yes by Jessica McHugh
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 26 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy contains one suggested piece of background music. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA short one act comedy, with some strong language.
SynopsisSome college students return home with a few extra pounds, tattoos, or disappointing grades, but when 18 year old Irene McManus returns to her conservative southern household with her new boyfriend Tommy, things get messy between her and her mother, Delia. She doesn't disapprove of Tommy because he's ill-mannered or bad with words. The fact that he's dead, however, whips the prim matriarch into a frenzy. Can Irene convince her mother to accept her zombie boyfriend? Or will Delia convince her daughter that zombie boys are only after one thing: her brains?
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Variations by Peter Appleton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Two couples (otherwise no limitation on ages).
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne act play, single interior set, simple props. (Contains mild swearing)
SynopsisTwo couples are rounding off a nice evening with drinks and talk, but a story in the local paper changes the mood and secrets are uncovered.
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Wait... What? by Ted Evans
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. Two (male) characters appear on stage, one of them only briefly. Two male and two female characters appear on a video shown on the stage.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play, almost a monologue, in the style of a disjointed presentation. Some educational content about Attention Deficit Disorder. Includes opportunities for improvisation. Contains mild swearing
SynopsisAn Attention Deficit Disorder sufferer talks about his experiences with a new wonder-drug and ADD in general, but ends up saying a little too much for the drug manufacturer's liking.
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What A Performance! by Trevor Suthers
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play set in a theatre (stage and dressing room). Some adult language.
SynopsisA small group of actors are in a small provincial theatre as their performance ends - the action follows them to the (shared) dressing room. Petty jealousies give way to their assessments of what acting and theatre are all about.
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What's The Time, Virginia Woolf? by Doc Watson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. One of the M characters is recorded voice only.
Run TimeAround 32 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act black comedy on a single living room set.
SynopsisGeorge and Martha tell each other about their interesting days - both have been visited by Alice, with varying accusations of infidelity. The truth will eventually out in this convoluted black comedy - with one of them dead!
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Woody Allen's Shark by Jonathan Edgington
Production (of the first four plays) by Pazmany Peter Catholic University won the prize for Best Direction at the 4th National English Drama Festival in Veszprem, Hungary, 2012.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 16. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 66 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleCollection of six short plays about relationships (which Woody Allen compared to a shark). (A continuity of theme, but no continuity of characters.) Simple sets (but five or six locations). Contains swearing.
SynopsisThe plays are
Dating
Babies
Quanto Sei Bella
Gone
Lorelei
One Hundred and Eighty
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Work in Progress by Damian Trasler
Winner of the Author's Award, RAFTA One-Act Play Festival, 2000, and Winner of the Adjudicator's Award, Anglesey Drama Festival 2005.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleSingle set, argument amongst Film Noir characters and their writer!
SynopsisAn author struggles to complete a book, contending with his publishing deadline and a group of characters determined to assert their identity.
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