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A Thirty-Minute Measure for Measure by Shakespeare, abridged Bill Tordoff
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 21. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAbridgement of William Shakespeare's 'Measure for Measure', with the original text of two hours and more cut down to 30 minutes.
(The abridgement is copyrighted, so we charge for scripts and copying rights, but performances are royalty-free.)
SynopsisThe Duke of Vienna is about to go abroad, leaving the governance of the city to Angelo, a stern judge. Angelo's rule turns out to be much stricter than the Duke's, and he sentences Claudio, a young nobleman, to death. Angelo has designs on Claudio's sister, but she rejects his advances, apparently sealing Claudio's fate. However, the Duke returns in disguise and, through a series of tricks, exposes Angelo's hypocracy.
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A Thirty-Minute Much Ado by Shakespeare, abridged Bill Tordoff
RolesMinimum Male roles = 14. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 18. Minimum total without doubling = 20. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAbridgement of William Shakespeare's 'Much Ado About Nothing', with the original text of two hours and more cut down to 30 minutes.
(The abridgement is copyrighted, so we charge for scripts and copying rights, but performances are royalty-free.)
SynopsisDon Pedro, prince of Arragon comes sweeping into town - along with his wayward brother, Don John, who is bent on making mischief. He finds his opportunity when he seeks to spoil the romance between Claudio (one of the Prince's knights) and Hero, the daughter of their host. Meanwhile, Claudio and Hero try to kindle a romance between Hero's cousin Beatrice and Claudio's friend Benedick, who everyone thinks made for each other - if they can ever get beyond their endless verbal sparring.
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Three Characters in Search of a Verdict by Sue Gordon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 23. No chorus. Fairytale characters, including a wolf and three bears. Optional Jury (non-speaking, but murmuring occasionally!)
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleCourtroom comedy for kids! Single set, simple props.
SynopsisFairytale characters get their day in court - after an episode involving a beanstalk, Jack's mother is being done for receiving stolen property, whilst Goldilocks has been arrested for criminal damage and a wolf for the attempted murder of Red Riding Hood's Granny. With three pleas of 'not guilty' the courtroom is in for some surprising twists to familiar stories.
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Three Nil Down at Half Time by Jonathan Edgington
Production by Watlington Young Players won Best Youth Production at 2013 Hunstanton Drama Festival
Winner (in a translated version!) of the all Ireland Gaelic language schools drama competition, 2006/2007.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 21. No chorus. The characters are a mixture of adults and children (could be played by that mix, or all played by kids). There is opportunity for up to 11 additional characters (non-speaking), all female - the other members of the girls' football team.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleSingle set (the touchline of a soccer game) Minimal set and props. Chiefly British English, though the play has been successfully adapted for American performers.
SynopsisThe girls' soccer team is on a losing streak - until a half-time bet leads to a change of management!
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Tidy That Room by Raymond Blakesley
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 20. Minimum total without doubling = 20. Chorus. Most of the characters are items of rubbish in Emily's bedroom!
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSong suggestions are listed in the producer's copy of the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleOne-act comedy for kids. Single set - most of the props are the cast!
SynopsisDust, grime and odd socks come to life in Emily's bedroom, and they definitely don't want to meet the Hoover!
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The Tin Cup by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 27. No chorus. Whilst this was written for 27 players, it could - with a lot of doubling - be performed by a much smaller company.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play for kids. Minimal staging requirements.
SynopsisWhen the museum takes delivery of an antique silver cup with a royal pedigree but little else in its favour, there is no one to look after it for the weekend ahead of a visit from the Queen. A student, keen to secure a permanent job, undertakes the role of keeping the cup safe. Nothing can go wrong. Famous last words.
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Tom and Huck by Steven Bergman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 16. Chorus. The characters are a mix of children and adults. The adult roles could be played by children or adults.
Run TimeAround 65 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's Copy of the script comes with a piano & vocal score for all the songs plus two (instrumental) chases.
StyleMusical for kids based on the classic story 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer' by Mark Twain, set around the Mississippi river in the late 19th century.
SynopsisTom Sawyer and his friend Huckleberry Finn get themselves and their friends into various scrapes, but ultimately emerge as heroes.
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Tommy's Burglar by Rob Burbidge
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. One adult and one child. Both characters are written as male, but the child could easily be changed to female.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA very short play for two actors (based on a short story by O. Henry).
SynopsisTommy is a sweet child, doomed to be in a story where he interrupts a burglar about his nefarious business and inevitably sets back on the road to righteousness. The burglar for his part, is disgruntled about endlessly burgling houses at the whim of the narrator only to be redirected by a succession of sickly sweet kids. A knowing comic sketch.
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A Too Naughty Cinderella by Olivia Arieti
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 13 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short play for children with a single (garden) setting.
SynopsisNot the Cinderella we know - this one is petulant and shallow to the extent that her Fairy Godmother has disowned her. In this situation, the Ugly Sisters find happiness with Prince Charming and his brother.
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Toys in Pieces - The T I P by Philip Bird (music Isabelle Michalakis)
Performance by Potteries Theatre Co. won the 'Originality and Imagination Award' at the Stoke-on-Trent Festival, 2010.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 25. Minimum total without doubling = 25. No chorus. Whilst there are twenty-five speaking roles, it would be possible to add additional toys and, particularly, rats. (Oh, and while we're at it, the characters include a seagull.)
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicPiano and vocal scores for three original songs (by Isabelle Michalakis) are supplied with the producer's copy of the script.
StyleMusic play for performance by youngish children.
SynopsisA daring group of toys set off on a mission to rescue a damaged toy from the Tip. They must race against the sunrise and a pack of hungry rats to succeed.
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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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