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Missing by Sue Bevan
Finalist in the Sky Blue Theatre International play-writing competition, 2013
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus. Voices of 7 parents may be off stage or recorded.
Run TimeAround 43 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA gritty one act play for youth theatre.
SynopsisTom's run away from home but finds he's spent his first night on Lizzie's 'turf'. Is she going to help him, or take his stuff? Perhaps Lizzie's idea of helping Tom isn't the same as his...
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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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Monty's Barrow by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 22. Minimum total without doubling = 26. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play in two acts (by which we mean it's reasonably short but divided into two sections!) for performance by kids. No specific set requirements.
SynopsisSelf-confessed serial failure Monty sets out to make his way in life, equipped only with his sole asset, a rickety wheelbarrow. He enjoys initial success in thwarting a band of robbers and thus becomes enough of a celebrity to get a job with a travelling circus. Things quickly go downhill and he leaves the circus in ruins and loses his barrow. The barrow indirectly falls into the hands of the vengeful robbers who use it in the commission of a crime. Monty finds himself implicated, on trial for his life and desperately hoping that his long-absent Guardian Angel will turn up and save him.
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Much Ado About W... by Leo Finn
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short panto-like, adult-themed farce.
SynopsisQuickfire gags, mistaken identities and outlandish new fashion designs confuse the King into believing his unmarried daughter, Princess Grace is pregnant. Is effeminate fashion designer Sir Pryze at the bottom of this? And what has assistant Watt been up to?
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Murder at Peculiar Manor by Paul Mathews
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act murder mystery - a satisfactory plot, with twists and red herrings, but with tongue-in-cheek comedy thrown in. Contains very mild swearing.
SynopsisDr Fincham certified that Lady Peculiar died of natural causes, but an Inspector is asking questions of the staff... What's the Maid's secret? Why was the will changed, and is it important that the apples are being stolen?
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Murder at the Music Hall by Laura Sanderson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 11. Minimum total with doubling = 18. Minimum total without doubling = 18. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSome suggestions for music and songs are made in the Producer's Copy of the script, though other period music could work just as well. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA melodramatic spoof of a country house murder mystery for a youth theatre company. Music Hall acts might be interspersed with the action!
SynopsisThe cast of the Music Hall are invited back to the manor house of their sponsor, Hector Clarkson. They are joined by most of the Clarkson family and a Duchess, but his Lordship is missing... until he is found murdered! Time to ask: Whodunnit?
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Murder Mansion by Don Lowry
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 15. No chorus. Whilst some of the characters have gender-specific names (because it's easier if characters have names), in the production notes alternatives are given - Bruce, for example, might be Brenda!
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy detective story for a high-school group. Single (barely-furnished old house) set.
SynopsisAlex and Tabby are Private Detectives, and their latest case is really tricky, because the house they are supposed to be looking for clues in, is full of a movie crew rehearsing a horror film. Can they find the murderer and lost diamonds?
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The Musical Scottish Play by Bill Siviter with Lea Anderson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 16. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!] Up to 90 minutes with banquets, ballads and battles!
MusicSheet music for six original songs (Music by Lea Anderson, Lyrics by Bill Siviter) supplied with the Producer's copy of the script.
StyleIrreverent play in verse and song, told by the protagonists and by narrators with the action mimed. A good introduction to Shakespeare's story! (The specified run-time is the minimum - banquets, battles and bopping will add to the run time!)
SynopsisThe Musical Scottish Play - or 'Kids in Kilts' The complete story of Shakespeare's Macbeth (witches, murder, walking trees, revenge - that sort of thing) told as in verse and songs as a play for kids. [Note that there is also a version of this play without the songs, called The Scottish Play. It is identical except that the songs have been omitted.]
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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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The Mystery Gift by Bill Tordoff and David Doughan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 15. Minimum Female roles = 15. Minimum total with doubling = 31. Minimum total without doubling = 31. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy to be performed by children (probably a whole class performance). No scenery, but requires a wooden horse (which need not be realistic!)
SynopsisA comedy based on the Trojan wars: It's Greeks against Trojans in the cup final. After a string of indecisive results, the Greeks attempt to win by subterfuge.
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Nativity - The Christmas Story by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 23. Minimum total without doubling = 26. No chorus. The numbers of shepherds and Roman soldiers are flexible.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play for a class-sized cast, with a good range of speaking parts. No set requirements.
A deliberately comic piece but keeping the traditional story in view.
SynopsisThe traditional nativity story takes an inventive comic turn, with lazy shepherds, an unlikely group of visitors with Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh, and a bit of confusion over what to call the baby... but all the elements of the traditional story come together in the end. After all, this is how it really happened... well, more or less.
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