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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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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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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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The Music of Christmas by Andrew Yates
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 16. Chorus. Flexible numbers, particularly for the songs.
Run TimeAround 36 minutes. [Estimated!] Run time assumes performance of 12 songs in the arrangements suggested by the author.
MusicThe Producer's Copy of the script gives suggestions for 12 songs (with lyrics for those that are out-of-copyright). Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleOne-act introduction to and exploration of Christmas songs in various styles from carols to pop songs. (An assembly and ensemble piece rather than a narrative play.)
SynopsisIn reviewing and performing Christmas music across the ages, the play gives lots of opportunities for various aspects of performance as well as learning.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** A 'backing track CD' with arrangements of songs from the show
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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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Nativity News by Sarah Cowan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 11. Minimum Female roles = 9. Minimum total with doubling = 24. Minimum total without doubling = 40. No chorus. Doubling possibilities make cast numbers very adaptable - at the Producer's discretion.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!] This is dependent on the optional use of music suggestions.
MusicEight music - song -suggestions provided to use for scene changes and for sound effects. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA one act play, with musical interludes, for children to perform.
SynopsisThe Nativity story re-told in an upbeat new way, using reporters and a 'newsdesk'. See the Shepherds interviewed in the fields! See the animal experts give their opinions on the donkey! All the events revealed in a fun way.
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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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