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The Eco Hotel by Robert Hugh Mitchell
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 20. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicWhilst it isn't a formal musical, new lyrics to a couple of familiar melodies are included in the text. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleOne-act play. Multiple sets, with changes to the main stage covered by front-of-cloth scenes. Contains swearing. And comedy.
SynopsisA group of guests are enjoying their last night in the Environmentally-friendly Eco hotel. Little do they know that the lake has been polluted with irradiated water, and the formally mild and vegetarian turtles have grown bigger and hungrier....
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An Elliot Steinway Mystery by Gary Diamond
RolesMinimum Male roles = 11. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 20. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 120 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length farce, a parody of murder mysteries with labyrinthine plots! Contains mild swearing and many shots in the dark.
SynopsisHenri Gilbert is dead, and his will asserts that he was murdered. Unless all those who stood to gain for his death remain at his mansion for a fortnight, his money will go to charity. During those two weeks, Elliot Steinway, the TV detective (or rather, Donald Smart, the actor who portrayed him) must unmask the murderer and win the fortune for himself. Aided only by the solicitor and his faithful sidekick Badger, he struggles through labyrinthine plots to get to the truth... probably.
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The Emperor's New Nose by George Douglas Lee
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 12. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 58 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFamily show in one act, very loosely based on the work of Hans Christian Andersen.
SynopsisA lively adaptation of 'The Emperor's New Clothes' introducing many new characters who, through a series of mishaps, ensure that the rightful Emperor is restored to his throne and is able to marry his one true love.
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Emporium 5 by Bob Tucker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. Chorus. There is a non-speaking 'crowd' of indeterminate number who enter and exit near the end of the piece.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play. Single (store) set. Part of a series set in the same bizarre venue (but functions as a stand-alone play.)
SynopsisThe worms in the shop finally turn, with Cynthia thrown out and Michelle getting hitched to her sweetheart, Rex. Madam Dressoir, the dreaded emporium manager, finally gets what's coming to her...
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Everybody's Talking by Frank Gibbons
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 47. No chorus. Some scripts require offstage voices which could be recorded.
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA collection of comedy sketches, with a variety of simple sets.
SynopsisA collection of confrontations, revelations, and scenes of a gossipy nature.
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A Fairy Tale Adventure by Sophia Holder
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 13. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 36. No chorus. Written to be performed by a mixture of (7 to 14) adults and (9 to 22) children. Could be done by a competent kids' group!
Run TimeAround 65 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFamily show, an alternative to British Pantomime, including some similar elements such as audience interaction. (Either a long one-act play, or a short two-act!)
SynopsisThe Wicked Witch has changed the endings to all the Fairy Tales so that evil will triumph, and she's kidnapped the Fairy Queen to stop her reversing the spell. Only Hansel, Gretel and Paddy the Gingerbread man can save the tales.
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Faith, Hope and Bertha by Daniel Krueger
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 14. Chorus. One character is deliberately doubled - playing twin brothers.
Run TimeAround 80 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA temperance melodrama, complete with perfect heroines, mustachioed villain, exaggerated gestures and asides. A lot of comedy to be had from playing this straight! Two interior sets, plus front-of-cloth scenes.
SynopsisIn the wilds of the Yukon, dastardly villain, Ivan Mean has designs on the estate of Ben Upright - and he intends to get them by hook or by crook. That includes marrying Ben's daughter, Faith - but first he has to be rid of her intended, Ernest Noble...
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A Fifty-Minute Alchemist by Ben Jonson adapted by Bill Tordoff
RolesMinimum Male roles = 11. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 13. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act adaptation of Ben Jonson's comedy. Whilst the text uses mostly Jonson's language, this is an adaptation, not an abridgement, hence both script and performances are subject to copyright licensing.
SynopsisThree con-artists set up a series of swindles starting with the pretext of an alchemist who can create charms and turn base metal into gold. Things start to go wrong when too many of their customers arrive at once, and the result is the 17th century equivalent of a multi-door farce, with a different problem lurking behind each door and needing to be kept hidden from the others.
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First Time Around by Colin Calvert
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 13. No chorus. Mainly adult characters, but bridesmaids are children. Whilst there is no formal chorus, there is the option of adding non-speaking wedding guests.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play, with a single (wedding reception) set.
SynopsisTwo families collide at a wedding. One has taken pains to ensure the speeches are suitable (and short enough!) for the eminent guests they have invited, by bringing along some chloroform. But not everyone at the event is what they seem, with the Bride's family are playing at being poor country bumpkins to avoid paying for the event.
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Five Americans, Three Murders and a Poisoning by Robert Bloomfield Players/Rebecca Preen
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 15. Minimum total with doubling = 20. Minimum total without doubling = 31. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 125 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA ripping comedy whodunnit with fast paced dialogue and changes of scene very cleverly keeping the audience on its toes. Written for a youth theatre performance but would be equally suitable for an adult cast.
SynopsisSet in the splendour of Grantham Manor, England, 1926, a Murder Mystery unravels. Lady Grantham and her children, Jeremy and Miranda are awoken to discover that Lord Grantham, husband and father respectively, has been murdered - his Brandy glass laced with poison. One of the country's most promising young Inspectors is brought in to investigate along with England's first female Professor of Forensic Pathology. Together they must discover who perpetrated the death of this prominent local dignitary before anyone else falls prey to a roaming killer.
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