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The Monkey's Paw by Amy Sutton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Variations of casting could be used with minimal script changes - to enable 2m, 2f.
Run TimeAround 17 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act Victorian-style melodrama, with a single (cottage living room) setting.
SynopsisAdapted from the short story by W. W. Jacobs, this tense thriller brings an eerie atmosphere as tension builds - with the story of a magical monkey's paw brought from the mystic East. The paw's ability to grant wishes is irresistible, but will only end in macabre tragedy.
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More Nursery Crimes by Damian Trasler
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. Old Mother Hubbard is nominally female, but could be played as a pantomime dame (by a male).
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen minute play, parodying the style of Raymond Chandler, with Puss-in-Boots as a hard-boiled detective. No set requirements. The only listed prop is a handkerchief.
SynopsisThere is consternation at court! The famed slipper belonging to Princess Cinderella has been stolen! The Palace guards suspect the identity of the thief but do they have the right man? Enter private investigator extraordinaire, Puss In Boots to solve the baffling crime! A short crime story in film noir style, set in Nursery Land!
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Mr. Willoughby by Peter Lancaster Walker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA comedy sketch (simple set, simple props) featuring a switchback conversation and corn circles!
SynopsisAn Alien Abductee is interviewed by a sceptical journalist, providing some surprising answers.
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Much Ado About William by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Could be played by kids or by a mixed group of adults and children.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute comedy play.
SynopsisA harassed Shakespeare tries to complete a play while his Stratford family bring noise, combat and teenage strife into the room where he works, until the silent Bard can take no more.
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Mum! by Geoff Parker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. One female character is a non-speaking cameo role.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA monologue-style short play, with a single, old folks' home, setting.
SynopsisEver since his mum had gone into the old folks' home Colin and his wife Iris made sure that they visited her every day. They did not realise that their visits were not as important to Mum as they thought, and we learn exactly what she thinks about life in general. The inevitable end is respectfully handled by Colin.
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Murder At Merryweather Mansion by Lauren Jones
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleSketch-length murder mystery parody. In theory, two sets, but the opening scene could be delivered front-of curtain or in a spotlight to one side of the stage.
SynopsisWhen the odorous Mike Merryweather is murdered in his own living room, Detective McGloclyn is left with a roomful of suspects and more than a few clues and motives. His keen detective sense may not be up to unmasking the killer.
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Murder in the Green Room by Iris Winston
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleVery short one-act play. A murder mystery with a single simple set (backstage at a theatre) and good opportunities for character acting.
SynopsisIt looks like the new members of the 'Oak Six' drama club are getting on the nerves of the founders, but surely the old guard wouldn't resort to murder? Or would they?
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Murdering Muriel by Geoff Parker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. The paramedic is written male, but could be either (with the occasional change of pronoun).
Run TimeAround 16 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short, one act play, with no set requirement, and includes adult themes and language.
SynopsisBarry's affair with shapely neighbour Caroline is the catalyst for their plan to get rid of Barry's wife Muriel. Death by poisoned chocolate pudding is their weapon of choice, but things go badly awry for Barry.
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Nails By Auntie Em by Toni M Wiley
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 11 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA comedy sketch with a single (Manicure Salon) setting.
SynopsisWhilst working from her Manicure Salon, sweet Aunt Em sells everything under the sun via her 'phone - including vitamins, psychic fortune telling, and more. Customers need to be wary or they might get nailed by Aunt Em!
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Natalie's Vacation by Anton Chekhov, adapted Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute play, adapted from the short story A Tripping Tongue by Anton Chekhov. Single set, simple props.
SynopsisAdapted from a short story by Anton Chekov. Natalie has been to Mexico with a friend, accompanied by an attractive young tour guide. Her husband suspects she may have fallen for their guide, and an argument arises which proves they are both as stubborn as each other.
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