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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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The Scramblings at Spriggly Torch by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 9. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 17. Minimum total without doubling = 17. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComic play - a Second World War mystery. One set, divided into three locations.
SynopsisIt is 1943, and enemy plans for a new fighter aircraft have fallen into the hands of British intelligence, but a traitor is suspected of attempting to retrieve them.
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Screw Your Courage by Keith Badham
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 22. Minimum total without doubling = 26. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA five-act play for youth theatre in one-act!
SynopsisAn enthralling new look at Shakespeare's Macbeth, set in the modern world of teenage gang culture, which loses none of the power and excitement of the original. The Bard's plot and characters are given new life in this masterful interpretation as contemporary themes merge with age old human emotions. The audience are welcomed in to the action with imaginative use of asides and stage directions. An ideal piece for Youth Theatre with exciting and challenging opportunities for all involved, 'Screw Your Courage' provides a theatrical experience which will be long remembered.
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A Second Chance by Jim Pinnock
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus. One voice is an offstage announcer.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act thriller - single set.
SynopsisCustomers and staff are put through psychological torment as a man with a bomb holds them hostage, but all but one of them benefit from the experience.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Poster template, illustrated by Dale French, for 'A Second Chance' by Jim Pinnock. (High resolution jpg file with space for adding information about the production.)
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A Servant Plays for High Stakes by Vithal Rajan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA combination of Indian storytelling and chess! Simple props, but needs a means of displaying the chess moves to the audience.
SynopsisGame Four in the Varadachary Chess Cycle. British Chess Champion Sultan Khan recreates his 1932 defeat of Frederick Yates as an allegory for Gandhi's non-violent resistance to British colonial occupation of India.
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The Shadows Of Antiquity by Adora Pingstock
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus. Opportunities for doubling and pre-recording parts.
Run TimeAround 23 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act gothic horror tale with a single setting.
SynopsisMadame Carlotta is the custodian of the shop in which each of the items on sale has a gruesome story attached to it. A young couple sheltering from a severe storm find refuge in the shop and are enthralled as Madame Carlotta's tales come to life, little knowing that they will be the subject of the next tale.
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Shakespeare - It's All Greek To Me! by Sarah Brown
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 11. Minimum total with doubling = 27. Minimum total without doubling = 33. Chorus. Various doubling options possible, depending on cast number available.
Run TimeAround 46 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play for older children, with various simple settings.
SynopsisRosie and her classmates are struggling with understanding the works of William Shakespeare. Rosie gets help with her project - not only from her teacher and her family but also from the Bard himself, along with Hermia and Lysander - who appear to her in an animated dream and the magic of Shakespeare's work is revealed to her...
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Shreds - The Unravelling of Charles Dickens by Phil Porter (music Mary Harrison Hewett)
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 32. Chorus. Two principals (Dickens and George Dolby), plus many other characters, real and from Dickens' writing, who might be played by a number of on-stage 'voices'.
Run TimeAround 48 minutes. [Estimated!] (The original production ran for one hour.)
MusicKeyboard scores for 10 pieces of background music are provided with the producer's copy of the script.
StyleDrama in a single simple set, designed to be accompanied by projected images (with the option for an on-stage pianist providing mood music).
SynopsisA dramatization of the circumstances that led Charles Dickens to wild success reading extracts from his novels on stage, and the terrible toll it took on him.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** CD with 40 images, 18 sound effects, 3 video clips and 10 pieces of musical accompaniment for 'Shreds - The Unravelling of Charles Dickens' by Phil Porter (Music by Mary Harrison Hewett)
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