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Red-Handed by Alan David Pritchard
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 42 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act drama on a single (school store room) set.
SynopsisFour boys sneak into the storage area where the exam papers are filed, but one boy betrays the others and locks them in. The three incarcerated boys must face their own demons as well as their problems with each other.
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Saving Grace by Len Cuthbert
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 18. No chorus. If using minimum cast numbers, re-assigning lines is recommended.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's copy of the script makes suggestions for three songs. One of them is, of course, 'Amazing Grace'. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA one act drama with optional music.
SynopsisSet in a Canadian High School, this play was inspired by the life of John Newton, the writer of 'Amazing Grace'. It tells of the arrival of a new student and the life-changing effect she has on her fellow students.
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Saving The Planet, Maybe by Eric Scott
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus. All characters are high school students aged thirteen plus.
Run TimeAround 37 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play suitable for youth theatre, with a simple set.
SynopsisAllison has written a play she's planning to direct, but her cast are a mixed bunch - either too professional or not nearly professional enough. Her would-be boyfriend David is on hand to help, but real environmental issues get in the way of this play about environmental issues.
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The School for Scandal (abridged) by Sheridan abridged by George Freek
RolesMinimum Male roles = 9. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 13. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleEighteenth century comedy of manners, abridged to one-act play length.
SynopsisPlots and intrigues abound to blacken names and ruin reputations, but when true love is expressed it awakens the good characters of some of the school's members.
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Shakespeare - It's All Greek To Me! by Sarah Brown
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 11. Minimum total with doubling = 27. Minimum total without doubling = 33. Chorus. Various doubling options possible, depending on cast number available.
Run TimeAround 46 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play for older children, with various simple settings.
SynopsisRosie and her classmates are struggling with understanding the works of William Shakespeare. Rosie gets help with her project - not only from her teacher and her family but also from the Bard himself, along with Hermia and Lysander - who appear to her in an animated dream and the magic of Shakespeare's work is revealed to her...
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Small Talk by Martin Ward
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 32 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicOne song suggested, to be played at rise. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA one act drama with a single (living room) setting.
SynopsisMark has invited Ian to his flat for a drink, but Ian doesn’t know why. In fact, they went to the same school twenty years before, and Ian was a bully who made Mark's life a misery. Now Mark has plans to gain revenge.
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StreetBox by Deanna Alisa Ableser
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus. Gender of characters could be altered to suit production.
Run TimeAround 61 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama for youth theatre with a simple split stage setting, in American English.
SynopsisA subtle examination of homelessness amongst teenagers, with an inspirational message delivered with a tender touch and dramatic staging.
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Underground by Jon Boustead
Production by Tykes won Best Youth Production (Teignmouth Drama Festival, 2017)
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 11. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 14. No chorus. All cast should be of same or similar age.
Run TimeAround 22 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act thriller for youth theatre, with a single - crashed Tube train carriage - setting.
SynopsisA group of youth-age children on a school outing are left to fend for themselves, as they find themselves trapped in a crashed tube train and their teachers are nowhere to be found. They all have to deal with the horror in their own way and they take the plot along through intermittent narration and action.
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Warm Crayons by Ashley Harris
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 27 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act drama on a simple set.
SynopsisMr Hughes doesn't have the greatest patience as a schoolteacher but he does love his job. A routine student prank seems to be the trigger for a vile and immoral act. Is Hughes innocent or has he been hiding his evil ways all along? Warm Crayons questions the way the world looks upon physical and sexual abuse.
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With Friends Like These... by Pat Baker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus. The setting is a school re-union, so whilst there is no formal chorus, there could be other actors milling-about, doing whatever it is people do at school re-unions.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act murder mystery play. Single set (school hall with no specific features). Contains mild swearing. (Also contains murder.)
SynopsisA bunch of old classmates meet at a school reunion. Classmates, but not necessarily friends. Everyone seems to hold a grudge against Carol, but whose thoughts have turned to murder?
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