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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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Waiting in Soho by Christopher Morgan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne act play with a single bar-room set. An ensemble piece with seven overlapping stories. Contains a range of adult themes.
SynopsisA disparate group are sharing space in a Soho bar at the weekend - their only common ground. Through voicing streams of overlapping thoughts, they open up and reveal the experiences that brought them to where they are.
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Wedding Day by John F. Glen
Performance by Thurso Players won two trophies and came second overall in the SCDA Caithness Adult Festival of One Act Plays, Feb 2008
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus. Range of ages - three adult generations of one family.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play. Simple set (two pieces of furniture - so easy to stage as a competition piece). Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisAnnie, elderly matriarch of a family, looks back on a long life on the day her granddaughter gets married. She recalls the wedding of her daughter and her own wedding day, as well as some sadder memories.
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What If It's True? by Peter Marshall and Mark Seaman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. Chorus. Four principal characters plus chorus (so the minimum of 6 would use a very small chorus, where larger would be preferable).
Run TimeAround 70 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of the script comes with piano/vocal scores to 11 original songs.
StyleOne-act musical with a very direct Christian message. No real set requirements - a few stage blocks plus a few props to indicate locations.
SynopsisChris and Kathy Blake are a young couple who embark on married life together with all its traditional demands. Like so many others, they feel that together they are invincible and secure from the challenges and temptations of the outside world. For a while they get on with their new roles of Mr and Mrs, eventually starting a family and not looking beyond their own immediate comfort and needs. However, when their relationship comes under pressure through Chris's excessive social drinking and infidelity the cracks begin to show...
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** Soundtrack CD - vocal performances of songs from the show
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Window Pain by Patricia Gay
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 34 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA bitter sweet comedy with a single setting.
SynopsisBrenda sits at her window, all morning, all afternoon and in the lighter summer evenings. She knows what the neighbours get up to, and all their secrets. But her neighbours have their own stories to tell, and those stories are very different to any of Brenda’s preconceived ideas.
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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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Yard Sale by Michael Paul
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus. Two main characters plus six others who could be played by two people.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play, single set.
SynopsisMark and Julie are holding a yard sale, but having strangers rummaging through their possessions brings some darker thoughts and feelings to light, and it's not long before their marriage is at crisis point.
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You Can't Take It With You by Cheryl Barrett
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. The solicitor is named Sam and could be Samuel or Samantha.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy with a blend of pathos and mirth. Single domestic set (from which most of the furniture and effects have been removed!) Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisExpecting a windfall bequest after their 'beloved' Uncle Fred's death, avaricious sisters Carol and Pauline descend on his house to claim the spoils. Their hopes are dashed when they discover that someone has beaten them to it and the house is empty. The will reading increases their frustration as their bequests fail to meet expectations.
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You Have Reached Your Destination by Tony Best
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 65 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of the script contains suggestions for seven intermission pieces. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA one act comedy (could be used as a short two-act) packed with unexpected delights.
SynopsisTwo women work at a company that provides a sat-nav service, with the unexpected revelation that they are the voices of the sat navs. A complicated day for the pair involves French and Spanish translations, unexpected detours and a violent confrontation. Their customers include a doddery old lady who can't find the end of the street, a man who 'doesn't need the Satnav' and his daughter who has recently undergone an unfortunate experience on social media. There's also a young man who insists on using the latest 'exaggerated accents' app, all of which Tracey has to supply, and a customer who needs to be spoken to in French (only Tracey doesn't know any).
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