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On the Shelf by David John Manning
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act romantic comedy, set in the 1970s. Single set, simple props. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisArthur works in the stationery stores of a big company and rules his domain with a hand of iron. However, things are tough outside, and the company want him to pull his weight, so they send him an assistant... A woman!
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On The Street by Graham Jones
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleGritty one-act drama set amongst a bunch of homeless people. Single (minimal) set. Contains swearing.
SynopsisSix characters share an area of street, making a small cardboard encampment. They discuss whether they should move on, then band together against the violent member of the group, showing that, even if society has turned its back on them, they are there for each other.
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On the Way to the Wedding by Ray Lawrence
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Two couples: a middle-aged man and his wife, and the wife's parents.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleDomestic comedy. Single set divided into living room, hall and garage.
SynopsisNora, her husband Sid and Nora's parents have been invited to a wedding. Sid couldn't be happier - but that's because he is in the garage, changing the oil on his beloved car, where he can forget that his mother-in-law has inexplicably moved in.
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On Unofficial Business by Craig Sandeman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAn inspirational one act play mixing comedy with delicately handled pathos within the imaginative setting of a prison van! Contains swearing (and a lot of other things).
SynopsisPrisoners Tam, Lenny and Bruce are being transferred to another jail when their van is hijacked by Christine who is struggling with her own desperate situation. As they hide in a forest clearing the unlikely quartet slowly become a unit, offering heart-warming and amusing support one for the other as they sit around the camp fire and gradually bare their souls.
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Once a Jolly Farmer by Frances Bartram
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus. Lots of great opportunities for character acting. Marion has a pit-bull attitude and biting lines to match. Tricia is naive with lots of opportunity for comic overacting. Sharon is the sexy vixen, Dad the confused old buffer, and so on.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play, single (farm shop) set.
SynopsisTricia's first day of work experience at the Farm Shop is a real experience, as Charles' mistress shows up unexpectedly and Tricia is recruited into the plot to keep her apart from Marion, Charles' wife.
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Oncology by Stephen Scheurer-Smith
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. Chorus. The chorus is a wating-room full of patients.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy drama fuelled by family (and medical) tensions.
SynopsisSet in a clinic where Edna and her daughter wait for the results of a recent test, surrounded by a madcap collection of patients and relatives who have an underlying serious story to tell.
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Open the Book by Jon Boustead
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 14. Chorus. The demons' lines are split between three characters, but only to indicate there are several demons. They could be shared amongst as many demons as you have available.
Run TimeAround 23 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama - or possibly a modern melodrama - for youth theatre. Two locations, but no set required. (British English - including slang for 'cigarette'.)
SynopsisThe seven deadly sins are represented in the characters of the members of a theatre company rehearsing 'Faust'. Director Matt is the worst offender and is drawn into the grasp of Lucifer by a group of demons.
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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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The Order of the Pink Pantyhose by Erica Glenn
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAn old-fashioned 'play' on manners and a light-hearted spoof of the traditional murder mystery.
SynopsisFour elderly women-a fidgety hostess, her grumpy cousin, a southern belle, and a British cynic--sit down for afternoon tea. One is a murderer in disguise, one a detective in disguise, one a humanitarian worker in disguise, and one an innocent bystander (also in disguise). Conversation soon turns from the state of the weather to the untimely death of Great-Aunt Charlotte Robinson (the undercover leader of band of pantyhose thieves). And before you can say 'pink pantyhose,' an innocent tea party has turned into a dangerous (if slightly silly) game of 'who dun it?'
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Othello In Hell by Richard Gordon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play based on the Shakespeare classic.
Synopsis Trapped in an invisible prison, the spirit of Othello is tormented by his own memories and visions of those he has known in life. He seems doomed to repeat a cycle of regret and blame and rage, even when granted Desdemona’s forgiveness.
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