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Relationships in Progress by Carl Zeitler
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 17. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 64 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA collection of six short plays linked by a theme, intended to be performed together, with various simple settings. US English.
SynopsisRelationships in Progress is made up of six short plays portraying various people in relationships we all can relate to: first dates, co-workers, spouses, siblings, and friendship. Whether fun and light, serious and deep, or some combination of those, the characters deal with their relationships with one another as well as the world around them.
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Rhyming Macbeth by Jeremy Tyburn
RolesMinimum Male roles = 12. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 26. Minimum total without doubling = 40. No chorus. There are 22 Non-speaking roles, but Narrators 1 and 2 could be further divided at the Producer's discretion.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA rhyming, modern language version, one act length - written originally as a Readers' Theatre piece.
SynopsisA shortened adaptation of Macbeth in rhyming form, which could be performed with a very simple set, or no set.
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Rhyming Treasure Island by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 14. Chorus. More major female roles than the original tale. (It should be noted that female pirates were not unknown!) There is a chorus of three pirates which could be expanded to as many pirates are aboard your ship.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleRhyming comedy (with some of the characteristics of a British panto).
SynopsisRobert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of buried treasure adapted for the stage as a verse play.
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Rings Around The World by Keith Badham
Premiere production won Best Youth Production and Best Youth Male awards at the Bedfordshire One Act Play Festival 2013.
(50% of author's royalties are donated to 'Ambitious about Autism'.)
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 23. No chorus. Sign Language is also used in this play.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSuggested music is by The Super Furry Animals and Gruff Rhys. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA one act drama with music, dance and multiple simple settings suggested by the cast.
SynopsisYoung Mark is autistic and we are swept into his world in this moving and satirical picture of his short life.
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Robin Hood and the King's Bling by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 20. No chorus. There is no formal chorus, but it would be possible to add villagers and sheriff's guards.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy play for kids. Structurally in two acts, but of one-act length. Simple (minimal) sets (give or take the tree), and simple props (give or take the tree stumps).
SynopsisRobin Hood's mission statement - Steal from the Rich, Give to the Poor - is wearing thin with the local villagers who haven't seen much of him doing either. The arrival in the area of King John, complete with a box of royal jewels and an underhand plan for them, presents Robin and his outlaw band with a chance to redeem themselves. Unfortunately for Robin, his arch-enemy, the brutal Sheriff of Nottingham, stands in his way.
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The Romantic Legend of Don Quixote - A Knight to Remember by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 14. Chorus. Don Quixote's servant is normally male (Sancho Panza), but here is written female (Sancha Panza), though could be played by either.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-Act comedy (verbal and physical). Single set. Written for a company of adults, but could be played by teenagers.
SynopsisWhen the penniless nobleman Don Quixote arrives in the town of Guadalcar he falls in love with the beautiful daughter of Don Alvaro and Donna Madeleina, the town's rulers. Unfortunately Don Quixote doesn't fit their idea of a suitable match for their daughter and Don Quixote has to complete seven tasks to prove himself. Fortunately he has help from Sancha, his servant, Romana, a fortune teller, and Gonzalo, an artist with questionable honesty, who make up for Quixote's distinct lack of bravery and imagination!
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Ruth by Graham W Evans
RolesMinimum Male roles = 9. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 17. Minimum total without doubling = 17. Chorus. Choir parts double as crowd, with a minimum of eight.
Run TimeAround 58 minutes. [Estimated!] (Including 5 minute overture.)
Pilot production run-time: 75 minutes.
MusicFull scores for the Overture plus 15 songs are provided with the Producer's copy of this script. Lyrics are embedded within the script.
StyleA biblical musical in one act, Various settings, but simple (minimal) sets.
SynopsisA musical re-telling of the story of Ruth. The themes included follow closely the threads that weave through the book of Ruth in the Old Testament of the Bible, and relate to subjects close to the hearts of most of us - those of loving kindness, caring and the need for a safe refuge. The music is varied and modern, with sonorities and rhythms quickly recognised and readily learnt by young and old alike - ballads for solo singers and duets, interspersed with pieces, some serious and some comical, for a choir.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** A 'rehearsal CD' with piano arrangements of songs from the show
** A 'backing track CD' with arrangements of songs from the show
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Salem Witches by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 15. Chorus. Characters cover a range of ages. Could be played by a youth theatre company or a mixed-age company.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicPiano and vocal scores for seven original songs are supplied with the Producer's copy of the script.
StylePlay with music. Structurally in two acts, but of one-act length (that is to say, it could form half an evening's entertainment!)
SynopsisHistorical drama, based on the events in Salem Massachusetts in 1692 when personal disputes spilled-over into accusations of witchcraft and the prosecution of numerous townsfolk.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** A 'rehearsal CD' with piano arrangements of songs from the show
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Saving Grace by Len Cuthbert
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 18. No chorus. If using minimum cast numbers, re-assigning lines is recommended.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's copy of the script makes suggestions for three songs. One of them is, of course, 'Amazing Grace'. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA one act drama with optional music.
SynopsisSet in a Canadian High School, this play was inspired by the life of John Newton, the writer of 'Amazing Grace'. It tells of the arrival of a new student and the life-changing effect she has on her fellow students.
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The School for Scandal (abridged) by Sheridan abridged by George Freek
RolesMinimum Male roles = 9. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 13. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleEighteenth century comedy of manners, abridged to one-act play length.
SynopsisPlots and intrigues abound to blacken names and ruin reputations, but when true love is expressed it awakens the good characters of some of the school's members.
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