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Handstands For You by Adam Exton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. The characters are children, but could be played by children or adults. There are three characters, but two of them appear in some scenes as younger versions of themselves. (Either played by the same actors or by younger ones.)
Run TimeAround 65 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA touching and deftly-handled approach to the subject of childhood illness. Multiple settings, but does not need explicit sets. Contains mild swearing (which could be moderated if deemed in appropriate for a specific production).
SynopsisWhen Billy was five, his best friend was Gemma, but she moved away. Now Billy's thirteen, he's got a new best friend in Ronald, but he also has leukaemia. Gemma moves back to the neighbourhood and the three have to find space for each other.
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Hansel and Gretel... and Sadie by Steven Stack
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play, with an imaginative twist to the classic tale. A companion (same style, different tale) to Ted (Of Edible Houses, Risky Bargains, and Other Grimm Happenings)
SynopsisA quirky take on a classic tale. Hansel and Gretel have another child living with them - Sadie, who loves to read. This comes in handy when the children are taken deep into the forest and abandoned by the parents...
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He's Coming To Dinner by JPS Yates
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Cast are two adults and two teenage children.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama about family life! Single interior setting.
SynopsisMarianne is trying to get her teenage children ready for an evening with the new man in her life. Her son is happy that it's anyone but his father, but his sister isn't convinced. When their Dad walks in, no one is quite sure how they feel about it.
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A Heart-Shaped Cushion by Louise Wade
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 21. No chorus. The patients can be any age from about thirty-five to sixty-five. Beth and Tom should be about the same age. Doubling and trebling-up is possible with a minimum of one man and six women
Run TimeAround 67 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama following a patient's experience with breast cancer, through chemo and physiotherapy, to exiting the treatment.
SynopsisAlong the way we meet people dealing with similar experiences.
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Heedless Spirits by Jenny Gilbert
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. Characters are older teenagers or young adults.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play for teenagers. Single, simple set, few props. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisSix young people in a cinema, waiting for a film to start. Two were once an item and are trying to ignore each other. Two are attracted to each other, to the disdain of their friends. Two aren't sure why they're there.
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Heksejag by S. Ardern (vertaal deur Ronèl de Beer)
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 14. Chorus. Minimum mansrolle = 4. Minimum vrouerolle = 2. Minimum totaal met doeblering = 12. Minimum totaal sonder doeblering = 14. Koor. Alle karakters is volwassenes, maar die teks is geskryf vir tieners.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
Style'n Eenakter met basiese rekwisiete en geen dekorvereistes nie. Baie koorwerk.
SynopsisWanneer 'n ou tannie in haar gehuggie intrek, word sy eers met vyandigheid begroet. Mettertyd veroorsaak haar kennis van natuurlike medisyne egter dat sy die gemeenskap se respek wen. Die moeilikheid begin wanneer siektes en hongersnood uitbreek en die ou tannie van heksery beskuldig word. (Heksejag is an Afrikaans translation of Witch Hunt by Stuart Ardern.)
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The Heretic Queen by Vithal Rajan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. Two of the characters are boys (age unspecified).
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA combination of Indian storytelling and chess! Simple props, but needs a means of displaying the chess moves to the audience.
SynopsisGame Eight in the Varadachary Chess Cycle. The painter El Greco challenges the Lord High Admiral of the Spanish navy to a chess match on the eve of the launch of the Armada to invade Queen Elizabeth's England. (The other El Greco - the chess master - takes notes!)
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Hope - A Monologue by Frank Flynn
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act monologue. Single outdoor set (which can be implied rather than fully built). Written in Canadian English.
SynopsisYoung mother Hope waits in the park for a meeting that will change her life. She tries to comfort her tiny baby, though she has no new clothes, nor food for her. A very emotive piece.
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Horseplay by Graham Jones
The precursor full-length version of this play won the Drama Association of Wales playwriting competition in 1980.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleCompelling one-act drama. Single set - just a committee room table and chairs. Contains adult themes.
SynopsisAfter a post-match celebration, three rugby players are accused of raping a girl. Through the old boys' network, the matter is dropped, but the club barmaid won't let it rest. Thanks to her persistence, one of the other members starts to see things in a different light too.
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Hot and Sweet by Liz Dobson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama. Single domestic set.
SynopsisJanet is trying to persuade her mother Ivy, who is suffering from the first stages of Alzheimer's, to come and live with her. Janet's concerns are increased when she hears about a con man operating in the area. Ivy refuses to consider her daughter's request, stating that her late husband Harry will protect her. Janet responds by saying to her mother, 'He can’t look after you if he's not here'... but can he?
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