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The Necklace by Tony Best
Performance by Cheshire Academy of Performing Arts won best Youth Production and the Syd Mence cup for a piece of theatre magic at the Wilmslow Guild One Act play Festival, 2012
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 29. Chorus. There are two main roles, and a 'chorus of voices' playing all the other roles, thus the numbers are very flexible. The chorus members play specific roles but also act as a 'Greek Chorus' to comment on the story.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play based on a short story (a moral fable) by Guy de Maupassant. Written for a youth theatre production but could be performed by adults.
SynopsisMathilde is a vain, proud woman, who regrets that the she has been born into the humbler classes. She longs to be an aristocrat. Given her chance to shine, she borrows a stunning necklace, but that is the start of her woes.
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Nellie's Cottage by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus. Potential for some non-speaking roles to be added in.
Run TimeAround 43 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy for children.
SynopsisNellie Scoggins's run-down cottage stands on the Silverwood Estate, presided over by the redoubtable Lady Silverwood - who is planning build a railway line through the said cottage. Nellie finds herself subject to a series of fiendish schemes. But can she avoid losing her home and will the arrival of a mysterious stranger have any bearing on the matter?
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The Not-So Ordinaries… by Jon Boustead
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 15. No chorus. Built around actors playing multiple roles (and ocasionally across gender), so plenty of flexibility in who does what!
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama for kids. Multiple locations but intended to be played with minimal sets.
SynopsisJack is suffering from bullying at school until he and fellow victim Erin are asked to join The Top Secret Society of Not So Ordinary Agents Fighting Against Bullies and Bad People. After a shaky start, the agents manage to turn things around and arrange a happy ending.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** PDF file featuring games and exercises aimed at helping a cast develop their roles in 'The Not So Ordinaries' by Jon Boustead. (The material might also be used or adapted for other youth theatre scripts.)
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The Not-So-Vicious Viking by Vic Talecks
RolesMinimum Male roles = 12. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 18. Minimum total without doubling = 20. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicMostly custom words written into well-known songs. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA one act play with music for schools with simple settings of a Viking camp and a Monastery.
SynopsisYoung Viking Lief, son of Ragnar is a peace loving gardener! His deeds persuade the Viking warriors to live in peaceful co-existence with the Anglo Saxons - eventually!
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Nottingham by Luke Simmons
RolesMinimum Male roles = 9. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 21. Minimum total without doubling = 32. Chorus. Characters include the Sheriff's dog, Rodrick. (His lines include the ever popular 'Woof!')
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy twist on the Robin Hood legend. Two-act structure, but one-act length.
SynopsisA revolutionary take on the familiar story of Robin Hood and his foe. What if everything we know about Robin was propaganda and the Sheriff was really the good guy? And maybe Marion wasn't the beautiful, feisty woman of the tales...
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O, What A Lovers' War! by Karen Ince
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 20. No chorus. Optional numbers of non-speaking women and soldiers.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama, evoking times of the First World War, in various settings.
SynopsisA story of love during the Great War, told through a series of vignettes, looking at the Home Front through the lives of two families from different social classes - for whom the conflict has parallel effects.
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Odd Ball by Steve Menary
Perfomance by Berriew YFC won the Best Production (plus two other awards) in the NFYFC National Finals, 2010.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. It would be possible to double Scott with The Spot, but that would require rapid changes, so would need a lot of thought to go into the costumes.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play about a teenager with testicular cancer. Rapid alternation of scenes implies an outline set, rather than detail - thus suitable as a festival piece. Contains mild swearing and discussion of a serious subject!
SynopsisDanny is a football player on his school team, but he's got a secret - something like a spot in a very private place. It turns out to be a lot more serious than acne, and costs him his place on the team, and the friendship of his closest mate. Are they both gone forever?
(The script is in British English, so 'football' refers to a game in which the ball is addressed principally by the players' feet.)
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One Mistake by Stephen Scheurer-Smith
Winner of Cambridge Drama Festival 2008
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 41 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama on a single hotel bar set. Can be performed alongside, and share a set with, its sister play Psychic Babble.
SynopsisAn alcoholic has-been pop star is on the road with her daughter reluctantly in tow. They're the last ones in the hotel bar, but the bartender, a former City high-flyer, has a surprising past of his own.
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AwardsClick here to see the awards won by (productions of) this script.
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The Open Window by Tony Best
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA blackly comic stage adaptation of one of Saki's subversive stories. Two locations, but neither need be elaborate (so could be done in a 'black box' with small items of furniture). Aimed at secondary schools, but could be done by adults.
SynopsisFramton has been sent to the country as a rest cure for his nerves. However, his encounter with his doctor's cousin, Gertrude, and her neices is anything but calming.
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Perseus and Medusa - The Musical by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 9. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 17. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicScores for 7 songs (including reprises) plus overture are supplied with the Producer's Copy of the script.
StyleOne act musical for kids - a humorous treatment in modern (American) English of ancient Greek myth.
SynopsisPerseus has been given a challenge by the King: he must find and behead the gorgon Medusa, and bring the head back for the King's wedding day. Along the way he will meet gray sisters, nymphs, the gorgon herself and maybe even the woman he will marry...
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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
** A set of MP3 files with piano arrangements of songs from the show
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