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Cloud 9 by Andy Johnson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 26. Minimum total without doubling = 29. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play for a (cast the size of a) whole school class.
SynopsisCloud 9 studio has a secret – they don't just predict the weather, thanks to their Climosphere 5000 they actually MAKE the weather. But the C5000 gets stolen, so the hunt is on for the thief before the weather goes to pot!
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Courting Aurora by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 15. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA comical fantasy for kids, in one act.
SynopsisMuch to the despair of the King and Queen, the temperamental Princess Aurora has almost run out of marriage suitors. The latest in a long line is Prince Gallegan... who despatches an emissary, Lord Benedict... who hatches a plan to woo the Princess for himself... Enlisting the aid of a motley band of travellers, Benedict's plan unfolds - but not entirely smoothly.
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Crime Wave by Bill Tordoff
RolesMinimum Male roles = 10. Minimum Female roles = 12. Minimum total with doubling = 22. Minimum total without doubling = 28. No chorus. Characters are a mix of adults and children, assumed to be all played by children. Only a few of the characters are fixed, so lines could be reassigned amongst a different-sized cast.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play for kids. A modern rewriting of the story of Noah. Simple sets and props.
SynopsisThe story so far... Originally a small farmer, Noah has built up his business over the years into a large Food Products company. As the only employer in the area he used to give work to most of the people on the local council estate, then a few years ago he automated his factory and sacked his workers. Since then he and his family have run the business on their own and grown rich while the locals have been out of work... Then God intervenes...
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Family Time by Helen Spencer
RolesMinimum Male roles = 11. Minimum Female roles = 13. Minimum total with doubling = 35. Minimum total without doubling = 56. No chorus. The cast list can be very flexible, with doubling or additional parts.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSong suggestions for 5 songs are included in the Producer's copy of the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA one act comedy for children, with simple settings.
SynopsisThe schoolchildren are looking forward with excitement to the summer holidays, except for Marty whose mum has boring plans for the family... We join Marty on an emotional journey, as he learns a few lessons in what is really important.
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Famous People of the Twentieth Century by Sue Russell
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 30. No chorus. Five scripts, six characters per script.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA set of five mini-plays (with run times around 10 minutes) designed for 'readers theatre' (i.e. use for small group reading), though they could also be performed as plays. No set requirements. Producer's Copy includes a quiz for each play.
SynopsisFive short plays looking at the lives of famous people from the 20th century, including Martin Luther King, John Lennon, Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, and a group of famous women : Diana, Princess of Wales, Margaret Thatcher, Madame Curie, Mother Theresa, Anne Frank and Helen Keller.
The scripts are aligned to the English National Curriculum, Key Stages 1 & 2, History Syllabus Unit 20 ('What can we learn about recent history from studying the life of a famous person?'), Citizenship Unit 5 (Living in a Diverse World) plus the R.E. Unit on Famous People.
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The Fish and the Ring - The Musical by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 10. Minimum total with doubling = 17. Minimum total without doubling = 24. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of the script comes with piano and vocal scores for six songs plus an instrumental reprise.
StyleOne-act musical fable for kids.
SynopsisWhen Baroness Gertrude adopts a peasant's baby daughter, a travelling hermit prophesies that the girl will marry Gertrude's son. Gertrude has already planned to marry her son to a Princess, so she tries to get rid of the child - only to find that fate brings them together again soon enough...
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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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A Forty-Minute All's Well That Ends Well by Shakespeare, abridged Bill Tordoff
RolesMinimum Male roles = 10. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 22. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAbridgement of William Shakespeare's 'All's Well That Ends Well', with the original text cut down to 40 minutes or so.
(The abridgement is copyrighted, so we charge for scripts and copying rights, but performances are royalty-free.)
SynopsisFollowing the death of the Count of Rousillon, his teenage son, Bertrand inherts his estate and departs for the French court with dreams of military glory. He leaves behind Helena, daughter of his father's physician, and desparately in love with Bertrand. Helena follows Betrand to Paris where she uses her father's medicines to cure the sick king. The king grants her a reward, and she claims marriage to Bertrand. He wants none of it, and heads off to war. How can Helena win him back?
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A Forty-Minute Antony and Cleopatra by Shakespeare, abridged Bill Tordoff
RolesMinimum Male roles = 14. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 18. Minimum total without doubling = 40. No chorus. Lots of small roles (guards, messengers and the like), so either opportunities for a large cast or scope for doubling!
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAbridgement of William Shakespeare's 'Antony and Cleopatra', with the original text cut down to 40 minutes or so.
(The abridgement is copyrighted, so we charge for scripts and copying rights, but performances are royalty-free.)
SynopsisAfter the assassination of Julius Caesar, Rome is ruled by a triumvirate, locked in a struggle for power. Mark Antony is beguiled by Cleopatra, the Egyptian Queen, and neglects his duties in Rome. Eventually, there is open warfare between Antony and Octavius Caesar. Antony loses, and Cleopatra takes her own life (with the aid of literature's second most famous snake.)
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A Forty-Minute Coriolanus by Shakespeare, abridged Bill Tordoff
RolesMinimum Male roles = 19. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 22. Minimum total without doubling = 30. Chorus. As usual with Shakespeare, most of the characters are male - but for your production, you can cast whomsoever you like!
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAbridgement of William Shakespeare's tragedy 'Coriolanus', with the original text cut down to 40 minutes.
(The abridgement is copyrighted, so we charge for scripts and copying rights, but performances are royalty-free.)
SynopsisIn the early days of the Roman republic, Caius Martius Coriolanus is a brilliant Roman General, but contemptuous of the civilian population. After a successful military campaign against the Volsces (an Italian tribe), Coriolanus runs for Consul. He is supported by the Senate, but the common people are stirred-up to riot against him. Still contemptuous of the people, Corilanus is exciled from Rome and takes his revenge by leading the Volsces against Rome. His mother intervenes and persuades him to sign a peace treaty. Unfortunately, his Volscian allies see this as a betrayal, and Coriolanus pays the price.
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A Forty-Minute Henry IV Part 1 by Shakespeare, abridged Bill Tordoff
RolesMinimum Male roles = 14. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 27. No chorus. This is a story about a male-dominated society. This does not preclude inventive casting!
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAbridgement of William Shakespeare's 'First Part of King Henry IV', with the original text cut down to 40 minutes.
(The abridgement is copyrighted, so we charge for scripts and copying rights, but performances are royalty-free.)
SynopsisHenry IV is at odds with his nobles, even those who helped him usurp Richard II. Meanwhile his son, Prince Hal has absentend himself from court and is spending his time in taverns with Sir John Falstaff and his clique. Things come to a head with a rebellion, led by Harry Hotspur and at last the dissolute Prince Hal proves himself a warrior.
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