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Taking Minutes, Wasting Hours! by Damian Trasler
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. All characters are adults. A range of ages!
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleSingle set, simple props.
SynopsisIt's committee night and the Chairman has been asked to introduce a surprise speaker. Little does he know what a surprise she'll be!
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Teething Troubles by Phil Birkett
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleSingle set one-act comedy.
SynopsisJane is reluctantly acting as daycare for her granddaughter, Dakota, but she's less than maternal. Then she gets a visit from her ex-husband, on the prowl for funds for his latest venture, and she decides to rearrange her priorities.
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Tiddley Pum by Frances Bartram
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play. Minimal set (an ante-room for an audition, no particular requirements). Well-drawn characters and sparkling dialogue.
SynopsisSix characters meeting each other for the first time as they gather to audition for a television show. Their talents are as disparate as their personalities.
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The Tinmaster's Tale by Mike Sparks
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe script suggests the option of one song at the end of the piece. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleOne-act play (with an optional suggested song) for Passiontide, using a mixture of biblical sources and British legend.
Synopsis Soon after the execution of certain Nazarene, an Innkeeper is woken by a woman looking for her husband, who works for Joseph of Arimathea. It transpires that Joseph has taken the man with him to Britain, seeking to escape the animosity of the other Sanhedrin members.
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A Train Ride Away by Frank Gibbons
Performance by Aiken High won The Garcia Theater Project, North Augusta 2010.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 10. Chorus. Characters are mainly adults with one young child. Could all be played by children. The chorus is optional, but there are several scenes where crowds would create atmosphere.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play. Intended to have figurative sets (possibly just lighting transitions), rather than realistic depictions of the locations. Props could be real or indicated by mime. Includes mild swearing.
SynopsisThe story of a family of Hungarian Jews being transported to Auschwitz-Birkenau in the holocaust of 1944.
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The Turing Test by Stuart Ardern
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. Three principal females. The cafe manager, carer and social services manager could be male or female and could be played by one actor. Equally, the carer could be played by two actors, each taking a scene.
Run TimeAround 49 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAn emotional one-act drama. (Could be staged with just furniture, making it a good festival piece.)
SynopsisAlison Grove, an artificial Inteligence researcher, is struggling to cope with her mother's Altzheimer's disease when she should be focused on the question of whether machines are capable of rational thought.
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A Twitch In Time by Horry Parsons
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play. Single set.
SynopsisJohn may have just spotted a Windy - a rare bird not seen in the UK for over a hundred years. But his wife is keen to start her drama group meeting and is cross her house has been invaded by Twitchers. Now the bird won't reappear and the meeting is bothering the Twitchers and vice versa.
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An Unexpected Duty by Robin Wilson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play which could be used as a full length play.
SynopsisCharlie's rushing off to Home Guard duty, but takes time to warn his wife about their daughter's scandalous dress sense and his worries about her new man. Little does he know that before the night is out he'll be facing down an armed spy!
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Urban Hymns by Keith Badham
Performance by Up-Stage Theatre Company won Best Youth Actress award in the Bedfordshire One Act Play Festival, 2011
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 65. No chorus. The nine scripts have casts ranging from two to twenty, however the author expects that some groups will reorganise the twenty-character script for a smaller group - his estimated minimum cast is six.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA series of short scripts for teenagers. Simple to set, but with plenty of performance challenges. Contains swearing.
SynopsisNine short scripts:
Introduction (Nominally twenty roles)
Bittersweet Symphony (Seven roles)
The Drugs Don't Work (Four roles)
Sonnet (Four roles)
Juliet (Two roles)
Romeo (Two roles)
There Is A Light That Never Goes Out (Five roles)
24 Minutes From Tulse Hill (Six roles)
Lucky (Nominally 15 roles)
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A Very Modern Wedding by John Peel
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. Some flexibility of ages would be suitable - at the Producer's discretion.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
Music2 song suggestions are included with the Producer's copy of this script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA one act satirical comedy with a single (church nave) setting.
SynopsisA satire on modern society, particularly the rush to litigation, is played out - as Charlie and Fenella, who have known each other for three weeks attempt to take their vows. There is quasi-legal squabbling between Best Man and Maid of Honour, and an impatient Vicar...
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