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Hole in the Wall by George Douglas Lee
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 57 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act thriller with various simple settings. US English.
SynopsisSuccessful accountant and bibliophile Arthur is driven to desperate measures to deal with his wife’s constant infidelity. He decides to turn to his hero Edgar Allan Poe for inspiration in murdering not only her but her many lovers as well.
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Hollingsborough Children's School Nativity Play by Archie Wilson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 13. No chorus. It is intended that adults play all the roles (despite there being only one or two roles in which the adults play adults).
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleParody of a children's nativity play in which adults take the roles of the children
SynopsisIt's Nativity time again, and the kids are having the usual trouble - they can't keep the lines straight, can't pronounce the long words and want to wave at their parents as soon as they're onstage. This play will feel very familiar to a lot of people!
It should be emphasised that this is a parody and is not intended as a children's nativity play!
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Hotel Casablanca by S. J. Edwards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 9. Minimum total with doubling = 18. Minimum total without doubling = 20. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 29 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicOne song Is suggested in the Producer's copy of the script.
StyleOne-act comedy on 4 minimal sets, suitable for youth theatre.
SynopsisThe Hotel Casablanca is unfortunately short on staff, just as Lady Chalfont arrives, trying to protect her necklace from a jewel thief. But will the thief be spotted in amongst the James Bond conventioneers and detective Sam Shovel?
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The Hound Of The Baskervilles by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus. The hound might be live or a special effect. (One other essential role takes no part in the action, but definitely needs to be there!)
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act rhyming humorous play, freely interpreting the original story.
SynopsisA 'Pantocrime' in rhyming couplets, re-telling the story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, with comedy.
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How Did That Get In My Locker? by Andrew M. Frodahl
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 17. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 63 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act school play - chiefly American in theme and content, though could be adapted for other audiences.
SynopsisWhen prom queen Emily goes missing and her bra turns up in Dullon Bland’s locker, only teen PI Ithaca Shue can help him.
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Howard Does His Best by Geoff Parker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 13. No chorus. The 10 'soldiers' are gender non-specific.
Run TimeAround 28 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act comedy suitable for performance by teens and chldren.
SynopsisAt the school dance, Howard, egged on by Wayne and Dave, sets out to cross the dance floor to ask Chardonnay (the most beautiful girl in the school) for a dance, but on the way various bits of his body begin to let him down.
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A Human Write by Amy Sutton
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  Production by Ury Players won the 2018 Aberdeen SCDA district youth competition and the Kincardine district trophy.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 11. Chorus. The writer is written male, though need not be. His thoughts - the chorus - are genderless.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA fascinating one act drama that uses mime and rhyme to take us into the mind of a struggling writer. Contains one mild swearword.
SynopsisThe writer is grappling not only with his writing but also with his personal life as he desperately attempts to strike up a relationship with Janis, a beautiful girl he sees on a bus.
Well paced and gathering speed, the play uses the chorus to reveal the writer's thoughts - sometimes cogent, sometimes chaotic - come to life as the surreal become real.
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Humbug by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 18. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleCharles Dickens' A Christmas Carol presented as a short comedic play for kids.
SynopsisWhen Jacob Marley dies he keeps his promise to come back and haunt his mean-spirited business partner, Ebenezer Scrooge. Scrooge has a particularly parsimonious attitude to Christmas and this reflects itself his treatment of his long-suffering employees, Bob and Molly Cratchit. In case Jacob's efforts to get Ebenezer to change his ways don't meet with success, he enlists the help of three ghostly friends. Will Christmas still be humbug or will Ebenezer see the light?
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Hunting Death by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 8. Chorus. The narrator's role could be split amongst several actors. There are opening and closing choruses which could be performed by the ensemble or by additional actors/singers.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!] (The estimated run time assumes the music; without music it could be performed in 12 minutes.)
MusicThe music is designed to run continuously, so there is one 25-minute score. (It is divided into sections for rehearsal purposes.)
StyleA short musical play, retelling the Pardoner's Tale from the Canterbury Tales. (Could also be performed as a verse play without the music.)
SynopsisThis drama recounts the story of three young men who bestir themselves from their wine-sodden lives to hunt and kill Death, but instead fall victim to him through greed and treachery.
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** CD with full backing track (25 minutes) and full sung demo for Hunting Death by Nicholas Richards.
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I Have A Vision by Stewart Boston
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleDrama in two acts, informed by the three years the author spent working on two reserves in Saskatchewan.
SynopsisTwo years on a reservation in Canada, as the elections bring a new chief with a new vision, but Richard can't offer the people the same good times his predecessor Gerald did. He wants them to think long term and to make changes for their children's future.
A moving play, throwing new light on an old struggle.
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