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A Midsummer Night's Dream In 17 And A Half Minutes Or Less by Christine Harvey
RolesMinimum Male roles = 11. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 19. Minimum total without doubling = 19. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 19 minutes. [Estimated!] (But see also the title - which assumes a fast pace.)
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act Shakespearean comedy with various simple settings.
SynopsisA fast-paced version of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Perfect for schools, this is a compact, humorous adaptation of the classic tale of love and mishap in seventeen and a half minutes or less.
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Missing by Sue Bevan
Finalist in the Sky Blue Theatre International play-writing competition, 2013
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus. Voices of 7 parents may be off stage or recorded.
Run TimeAround 43 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA gritty one act play for youth theatre.
SynopsisTom's run away from home but finds he's spent his first night on Lizzie's 'turf'. Is she going to help him, or take his stuff? Perhaps Lizzie's idea of helping Tom isn't the same as his...
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Mo by Tyler Mathews
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 19. Minimum total without doubling = 27. No chorus. The characters are a mixture of teenagers and adults. Could be played to age or by a youth theatre company.
Run TimeAround 125 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length drama. Multiple settings, but locations indicated by minimal furniture rather than realistic sets.
SynopsisMo is the boy who thinks - knows - he can fly. With an exceptional IQ but a difficulty fitting in, he battles prejudice, a dysfunctional foster family, school bullies and himself. With imaginative staging and a vividly powerful, atmospheric plot the play describes Mo's tortuous journey of self-discovery.
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Nanny State by Nigel Holloway
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 22. No chorus. Several of the characters appear only in voice-over. A 'doubling list' is included in the Producer's Copy of the script.
Run TimeAround 60 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA complex and challenging, but performable one-act play, with a subject that is both controversial and compelling. Split-stage set. Includes mild swearing
SynopsisWhen Bernard dies, his wife discovers he's been writing a political blog that has galvanised the country. She steps into his shoes, fights a campaign and becomes Prime Minister. But the cost is high for saving the country.
A hard-hitting political play, posing the question 'Could the Grey vote really change the world?' However, when it comes down to it, the play is not about how to right the wrongs of governing the country, it's about one woman's blindness to the people closest to her, about losing sight of the things that really matter in life.
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Natterjack by John Peel
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus. Rod is an off-stage voice and therefore might be doubled or recorded.
Run TimeAround 150 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length play - at its heart, a drama of practical politics, but leavened with plenty of comedy.
SynopsisA shed by a river has become home to a tramp. When he discovers that plans to build a bridge put his home under threat, he engages with politicians, engineers and a barrister. Chaos ensues, and a visit from the Minister for Transport spectacularly fails to improve the situation.
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The Necklace by Tony Best
Performance by Cheshire Academy of Performing Arts won best Youth Production and the Syd Mence cup for a piece of theatre magic at the Wilmslow Guild One Act play Festival, 2012
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 29. Chorus. There are two main roles, and a 'chorus of voices' playing all the other roles, thus the numbers are very flexible. The chorus members play specific roles but also act as a 'Greek Chorus' to comment on the story.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play based on a short story (a moral fable) by Guy de Maupassant. Written for a youth theatre production but could be performed by adults.
SynopsisMathilde is a vain, proud woman, who regrets that the she has been born into the humbler classes. She longs to be an aristocrat. Given her chance to shine, she borrows a stunning necklace, but that is the start of her woes.
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O, What A Lovers' War! by Karen Ince
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 20. No chorus. Optional numbers of non-speaking women and soldiers.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama, evoking times of the First World War, in various settings.
SynopsisA story of love during the Great War, told through a series of vignettes, looking at the Home Front through the lives of two families from different social classes - for whom the conflict has parallel effects.
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Of Myths And Mortals by Matt Harper
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus. Alex, Toni, Ash, Pip, Curator 1, Curator 2, Guard and Florist can be played by male or female actors, with pronouns changed accordingly. Guard and Florist can be doubled.
Run TimeAround 24 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy drama for schools with a flexible museum setting.
SynopsisA rather badly behaved family's visit to the museum is marked with a re-telling of Greek Myths which strangely resonate with modern behaviours.
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Old Pete by Chrissy Barker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 36 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act dark comedy, with two (hospital ward and chapel) settings.
SynopsisCantankerous Pete grumpily tolerates hospitalisation, as he is admitted with something a great deal more serious than he thought. His family try to deal with his awkwardness in addition to his cheeky funeral requirements.
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Once Upon a Time NOT in Bollywood by Subrata Das
RolesMinimum Male roles = 19. Minimum Female roles = 15. Minimum total with doubling = 34. Minimum total without doubling = 40. Chorus. Many characters may be doubled.
Run TimeAround 86 minutes. [Estimated!] Dependent on the songs used.
MusicSuggestions for 8 songs are provided with the Producer's copy of this script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA full length play with music and dance, in five acts - although two act length, and with many settings.
SynopsisThis play portrays the kinds of struggles moderates face within the left and right-wing political parties in India. Malati and Praveen, have had opposing political views since their days growing up together in a village, but enjoyed a romantic relationship. Despite his love for politics, Praveen still dreams about being a Bollywood actor... and the play explores the voices of rich, middle class, and poor people, obstacles within families for women in politics, and extreme political rhetoric.
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