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Lucky Balls by Louise Roche
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 14. Chorus. The chorus is optional (bar staff and band members). The script includes an on-stage band.
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSuggested songs (titles only) are embedded in the script. These are intended to be played by the on-stage band. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleFull-length comedy play. Single set (with various locations within a wedding reception indicated by lighting and set dressing). Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisNine wedding guests are the victims of a really bad seating plan. They try to get along, then one suggests they chip in to buy a lottery ticket. When they win all their masks slip away to reveal who they really are. The poor maitre d' tries to keep the reception on track but in the end he can only watch as relationships unravel.
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The Magic Carpet by Andrew Yates
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 9. Minimum total with doubling = 17. Minimum total without doubling = 23. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 95 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFamily entertainment, designed to fill a similar slot to a British panto (but not sharing all the features of pantomime - more story and less 'variety show').
SynopsisAhmed, the Great Mufti of Itsnothatabad, is an old style Middle Eastern potentate whose main aim in life is to out-do his cousin Faisal, particularly when it comes to their wealth and wives. With a visit from Faisal imminent, Ahmed is determined to trump his cousin once and for all with a special new addition to his harem. Tired of brown-eyed beauties with dark hair he sends his hapless servant Saleem on a quest for a blue-eyed blonde. A magic carpet comes to Saleem's rescue and transports him to modern day London but the bombshell he returns with has no intention of fitting into Ahmed's plans. His life is turned upside down in this comedy of sexes and cultures with consequences he could never have imagined.
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Mam, There's a Spaceship in Our Backyard by Sarah Cowan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 21. Minimum total without doubling = 21. No chorus. The men from the MOD are written as men. They might not be! The gender of the aliens is anyone's guess. (The numbers of MOD personnel, aliens and police could be treated flexibly.) Could be played by children or mixed adults and children.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne act play. Single set, complicated slightly by the arrival of the spaceship. Written in northern English with a northern English rude word (which could be excised if you are sensitive to such things.)
SynopsisWhen a spaceship lands in their back yard, the Brown family aren't at all sure what to do about it. Until they discover there's a reward, that is.
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Medieval Help Desk by tlc Creative
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. The Herald and Advisor are written as male roles. It is not imperative that they should be played as males. Likewise the Messenger is referred to as 'he' and as only one person, though there could be as many as five of her!
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy sketch - a torrent of parody and puns - set in a medieval office.
SynopsisYou've reached the Medieval Help Desk. How can we give you excellent service?
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A Midsummer Night's Dream [45-minute abridgement] by Shakespeare, abridged Jack Shaw
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 16. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAbridgement of William Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'.
(The abridgement is copyrighted, so we charge for scripts and copying rights, but performances are royalty-free.)
SynopsisThis one-act abridgement retains Shakespeare's original language and focuses on the nobles, the fairies, and the mechanicals. The lovers' plot is unapologetically omitted, but the narrative remains tight.
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A Midsummer Night's Dream [90-minute abridgement] by Shakespeare, abridged Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 17. Minimum total without doubling = 21. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAbridgement of William Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream', with the original text reduced by a thousand lines or so.
(The abridgement is copyrighted, so we charge for scripts and copying rights, but performances are royalty-free.)
SynopsisFairies make mischief in the Athenian woods, mixing up two couples and pairing the fairy queen with one of the 'Rude Mechanicals' who are in the woods rehearsing a play. When all is straight, we finally get to see the Mechanicals' play, and the Athenian nobility turn critics.
The text aims to provide a workable edition of Shakespeare for secondary schools.
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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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A Midsummer Night's Dream by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 20. Minimum total without doubling = 20. No chorus. Sebastian and Puck are written m but can be played f, with a name change for Sebastian and minor amendments to the text.
Run TimeAround 43 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy for young actors, bringing a modern English version of the Shakespearean play to the stage.
SynopsisPreparations are under way for the high-profile wedding of Theseus, Duke of Athens, and his bride the Warrior Queen Hippolyta, but the wedding planner Sebastian finds that he has more problems with the guests than the happy couple... including a rift in the Underworld, in-fighting among the entertainers, and a mischievous sprite to contend with.
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Monkey Business by Sue Murray
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus. The characters are seven humans (5M, 2F) and 2 chips (1M, 1F)
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleStructurally in three acts, but of one-act length. Split stage set. Contains a limited amount of very mild swearing.
SynopsisResearch into training chimps to use sign language gets an unexpected boost when a student devotes some of his work experience time to listening to what the chimps have to say. But the Doctor in charge of the research isn't so keen on really intelligent subjects...
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Moving With The Times by Jennifer Garthwright
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 19. No chorus. If all the scripted Music Hall Turns are performed by separate groups, then at least 38 actors would be required. The characters are mainly adults (with two roles for children in the Music Hall Turns), but the show could be performed by children.
Run TimeAround 105 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music for one song (suggested for one of the Music Hall Turns) is supplied with the Producer's Copy of the script.
StyleLarge cast family comedy play, set backstage in a 1900 Music Hall, alternating with the Turns on the Music Hall stage. The script includes seven optional Turns, including a short one-act Melodrama. (Other Turns can be substituted by the producer.)
SynopsisBack stage at Mr. Harding's Music Hall all is in turmoil - ticket receipts are down as the company is threatened by the popularity of the Moving Picture House next door, Madam Harding, the star of the show, has lost her nerve, someone has blocked the chimney, causing the wings to fill with smoke, and the lowly stage hand is definitely not what he seems to be. Even so, the show must go on, and the back stage drama alternates with the Music Hall turns on the stage.
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