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Maid in China by Philippa Smith
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 25. Minimum total without doubling = 27. Chorus. Characters include the Emperor's pet dragon and the occasional panda. The chorus is optional.
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music for the proglogue song is provided with the Producer's Copy of the script. Other songs may be added at the discretion of the production team.
StyleFull-length comedy play for children (or a mixed company of adults and kids) based on the Willow Pattern story.
SynopsisHenry Hopper is not the least bit interested in China plates and their history. But when a cursed plate in a museum transports him to ancient China, he soon finds himself caught up in the mystery of two missing bluebirds, a pair of secret lovers, and the role they play in the Willow Pattern...
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** A set of MP3 files with piano arrangements of songs from the show
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Moving With The Times by Jennifer Garthwright
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 19. No chorus. If all the scripted Music Hall Turns are performed by separate groups, then at least 38 actors would be required. The characters are mainly adults (with two roles for children in the Music Hall Turns), but the show could be performed by children.
Run TimeAround 105 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music for one song (suggested for one of the Music Hall Turns) is supplied with the Producer's Copy of the script.
StyleLarge cast family comedy play, set backstage in a 1900 Music Hall, alternating with the Turns on the Music Hall stage. The script includes seven optional Turns, including a short one-act Melodrama. (Other Turns can be substituted by the producer.)
SynopsisBack stage at Mr. Harding's Music Hall all is in turmoil - ticket receipts are down as the company is threatened by the popularity of the Moving Picture House next door, Madam Harding, the star of the show, has lost her nerve, someone has blocked the chimney, causing the wings to fill with smoke, and the lowly stage hand is definitely not what he seems to be. Even so, the show must go on, and the back stage drama alternates with the Music Hall turns on the stage.
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Mr Micawber Down Under by David Barry
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. Five narrating voices also have numerous character roles.
Run TimeAround 135 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicFive musical pieces are suggested in the Producer's copy of the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA full length play with various (simple) settings.
SynopsisIn this Dickens spin-off, the Micawber family find themselves in Australia, where Mr Micawber's incorrigible optimism continues - he is sure that something will turn up. In many twists and turns the story, assisted by innovative narration here and there, unfolds - as the family, pursued by creditors finally sails into the sunset, convinced that something will turn up in New Zealand.
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Once Upon a Time NOT in Bollywood by Subrata Das
RolesMinimum Male roles = 19. Minimum Female roles = 15. Minimum total with doubling = 34. Minimum total without doubling = 40. Chorus. Many characters may be doubled.
Run TimeAround 86 minutes. [Estimated!] Dependent on the songs used.
MusicSuggestions for 8 songs are provided with the Producer's copy of this script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA full length play with music and dance, in five acts - although two act length, and with many settings.
SynopsisThis play portrays the kinds of struggles moderates face within the left and right-wing political parties in India. Malati and Praveen, have had opposing political views since their days growing up together in a village, but enjoyed a romantic relationship. Despite his love for politics, Praveen still dreams about being a Bollywood actor... and the play explores the voices of rich, middle class, and poor people, obstacles within families for women in politics, and extreme political rhetoric.
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Pocket Panto by Mark Niel
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus. Characters are a mixture of adults and teenage children. Could either be played by teenagers, or by a mixture of adults and kids.
Run TimeAround 85 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicA list of suggested songs is provided in the producer's copy of the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleTwo act play for teenagers (or a mix of adults and teens). Intended to be performed with minimal sets and simple props. The play itself is not a pantomime, but there is a panto inside the play!
SynopsisA school outing is derailed by mechanical trouble, leading to a night in a barn, where the drama group has to create its own entertainment - the pocket panto. (Pantomime as a play within a play!) Meanwhile there is a staffroom romance afoot (the course of which never does run smooth).
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The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain adapted by Peter Bond
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 17. Minimum total without doubling = 31. Chorus. The vast majority of the characters are written male, but need not be played that way.
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of the scripts includes suggestions for up to 19 songs (with original lyrics to well-known tunes).
However, the songs are optional - the piece functions equally well as a play. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleFull-length play/musical. A family show, written for performance by a youth theatre company, but could be a mix of adults and children.
SynopsisA faithful adaptation and well crafted dramatisation of the classic novel by Mark Twain, The Prince and the Pauper is a musical play suitable for secondary schools or Academies specialising in the performing arts. As well as historical interest it provides a challenging project for producing, directing, acting and technical disciplines in school or community settings
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The Robin Hood Files by Phil Tuffin
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 50. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 80 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicA couple of song suggestions are made in the Producer's Copy of the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleComedy drama for kids (a school play for a full class or possibly more), exploring aspects of the Robin Hood legend.
SynopsisInspector Green and Constable Wood are trying to identify the real Robin Hood from four suspects who may have robbed the Bishop of Hereford. Through cunning use of reconstructions, the various suspects present their cases.
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Sparring Partners by George Holmes
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 17. Minimum total without doubling = 18. No chorus. One offstage voice - could be pre-recorded.
Run TimeAround 130 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicMusic suggestions for 10 pieces, for scene changes, are provided with the Producer's copy. No singing is required. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA full length comedy play with music suggested, to add jollity for the scene changes.
SynopsisIt's a busy weekend at Jolly's Spa, and the owner and manager, William Jolly, is struggling to keep things running. The plumbing is backing-up and the guests are coming to blows. Worse still, his mother is 'helping' him!
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A Taste of the Orient by Vivienne Wilkes
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 13. Minimum total with doubling = 22. Minimum total without doubling = 46. Chorus. Thirteen principals, four major cameos, eleven speaking roles from the chorus plus other non-speaking roles - lots of scope for doubling. Scope for dancers.
Run TimeAround 130 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of the script includes suggestions for 10 songs. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleFamily show. Not quite a British Panto, but occupying a similar spot in a threatrical season! Includes two optional storytelling sequences (with roles which might be mimed by younger cast members).
SynopsisIt's time for the 500th tea tasting festival in Linga Longa, but the Princess Rosy Lee is intent on escaping the confines of the palace instead. She ships out with the brave Captain Paddy Fields in search of the Temple of Gloom and the Two-handled Teapot of the Red River Demon.
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Theseus - The Maze and the Minotaur by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 19. Minimum Female roles = 11. Minimum total with doubling = 25. Minimum total without doubling = 33. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 105 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe scores for one optional song and one musical piece are included with the Producer's copy of the script.
StyleA full length play for schools or youth theatre.
SynopsisAfter only a couple of months in Athens, Theseus discovers that children are being sent in tribute to King Minos of Crete, and fed to his monstrous Minotaur. Joining the children, Theseus is determined to destroy the beast and end the tribute.
This is the second half of the Theseus legend, and so might form a double bill with 'Theseus - The Journey To Athens'
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Backing tracks of songs from the show as MP3 files
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