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Bottle by John Chambers
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. Two men and one teenager.
Run TimeAround 55 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play, two (simple) hospital sets (one with a practical cubicle door). Contains strong adult themes and extremely offensive language from the rebellious teenager.
SynopsisTom and his stepfather Clive are in the intensive care ward, waiting for news of Tom's mother, who has been viciously beaten. Clive calls Tom's real father Paul, who comes to join them. The three argue about blame, love and life, but can the two men handle the truth about who really beat Tom's mum?
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Breakdown Point by Troy Banyan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. One character doubles as another.
Run TimeAround 52 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama with a single (road junction) setting.
SynopsisA group of travellers all break down at the same spot on the same day. A strange woman, Ruth, is waiting for them - as if she knew they would be coming. She is able to repair not only their vehicles, but the rifts that have developed between them over many years.
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A Brief History Of The United States by Andrew Yates
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 45. Chorus. Slick changes would be required if only minimum cast available.
Run TimeAround 54 minutes. [Estimated!] Dependent on using all music suggested
MusicSong suggestions are provided with the Producer's copy of the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleAn assembly presentation play with eight songs.
SynopsisA fast moving dramatisation of the rise of the USA, from the early days of discovery and colonisation through industrialisation and two World Wars up to the present day.
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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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Brief Lives by Andrew Beattie
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 47 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama for young actors. Traces of black comedy and strong language. Two simple settings.
SynopsisTwo teenage boys are presented with a difficult situation when, arriving for his regular music lesson, one of them discovers the dead body of his elderly music teacher.
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Broken by Robert Scott
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. The 2 male roles are very minor.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act thriller, with a single - old dining room - setting.
SynopsisLucy receives a mysterious email inviting her to a house that turns out to have been abandoned for years. Waiting there is her former mother-in-law, who still blames Lucy for the death of her son. But there are more surprises to come...
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Brush Yourself Off and Move On by Megan Boduch
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. One character (the Director) has two short lines, which could be done from offstage.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play - a character study - set outside a Broadway audition (though it could be a theatrical audition anywhere). No specific set requirements, simple props.
SynopsisA Broadway hopeful is waiting nervously outside her latest audition. A rival gains her trust but proceeds to destroy her confidence, apparently for no better reason than her own amusement. Just as our girl is about to give it all up, however, a man arrives and is considerate and kind. He restores her confidence and points out her advantages over the more poisonous girl. Together they point out the girl's deficiencies to her and win the moral victory over her.
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A Bump In The Night by Susan Vesey
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 28 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA powerful one act play, with a simple set.
SynopsisJen and Jacob are in bed when they hear noises downstairs. Jen wants Jacob to investigate, but he's not keen. They trade visions of a future if the burglars turn nasty, but the noises are made by Gladys - who brings a very different perspective. This play deals with the issue of underage sex, child sexual abuse and teenage pregnancy.
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Café Fear by Paul John Matthews
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of this script contains suggestions for three pieces of intermission music. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA one act play, with elements of tragicomedy and strong language.
SynopsisTwo newspaper reporters, Angela and Jim, are following up reports of an escaped patient from a local secure mental hospital. Stopping off at a café to ask directions, they are joined by Adriana, a prissy germaphobe and Roger, an annoying smart Alec. They soon realise that they have ended up in a very strange place.
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Caiaphas by Mike Sparks
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play which can be produced with minimal staging (so could easily be done within a church).
SynopsisThe events of the last few days of Holy Week are shown from the viewpoint of High Priest Caiaphas and his family.
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Call To Duty by Nettie Baskcomb Brown
The original production won the Five Counties and Mercia division trophies and was a semi-finalist in 2014 All England Theatre Festival, winning adjudicator's award for excellence.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 10. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 31. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 54 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAward winning One Act play for youth theatre with various (simple) settings.
SynopsisSam is bored by his school history and drama lessons about the First World War, but through his brother's console games, he learns more than he expected.
The play vividly brings to life the bravery of ordinary soldiers who fought in World War One by merging modern virtual war games with the shocking reality of the WW1 trenches and using comedy and tragedy to take actors and audiences on an emotional, thought provoking journey.
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