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The Dancing Princesses by Peter Bond
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 28. No chorus. The numbers are very flexible. There are three speaking princesses, but this could be reduced to 2. However, there is scope for a much larger number of (non-speaking) princesses and an equal number of dancing princes.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleVerse play, with some elements of panto, based on The Shoes That Were Danced to Pieces or The Twelve Dancing Princesses (depending on which translation of the Brothers Grimm you prefer). Several locations, but no major set requirements.
SynopsisA King offers the usual rewards (marriageable daughter, bits of kingdom, that sort of thing) for anyone who can discover why each of his daughters ruin a pair of shoes every night. Enter a wounded soldier and a helpful old lady to solve the mystery.
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Date Night by Dana Davies
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 16 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act comedy, with adult language and mature themes.
SynopsisLiam has hired Robert to kidnap his wife for a night of kinky passion, and to film it all for posterity. The only problem is, when the hood comes off, it’s not Liam’s wife handcuffed to the bed!
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The Date by Franco Ambriz
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. Filomena may be dead, but she has a speaking part!
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!] First staged reading ran to 25 minutes.
MusicNone.
StyleA powerful, intriguing, American one act drama with a single (apartment room) set. Some strong, but appropriate language.
SynopsisA psychological drama digging into a family's past and its effect on their present.
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Dating by Jonathan Edgington
A winning entry in the Chesil Theatre's 10x10 play writing competition, 2010.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute play. Single (minimal set representing a corner of a wine bar). Lots of character work built from a very short script.
SynopsisEve and her friend Hope are comparing war stories of dating, even though Hope already has her man sorted. Just as Eve seems to have given up, she literally runs into Peter, an associate of her ex-husband. But is he too good to be true?
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Dead Weight by Rob Ricards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. All the characters are written male, but, as the author put it, 'there is no reason why one or two could not be female'. In theory, it could be done by a cast of three, but two of them would have to do a quick change from undertakers to tramps.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFifteen minute absurd comedy (with more than a nod to Samuel Beckett). Single, minimal set and a coffin. (Contains swearing.)
SynopsisTwo undertakers, sick of carrying the coffin after their hearse has broken down, ditch the corpse out to lighten their load. The corpse is happily reanimated by a couple of passing tramps.
(The author provides hints as to the identity of the corpse, but also provides alternative hints - with the option of choosing a death to suit the production!)
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Dear Diet Diary by Cheryl Barrett
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus. A middle-aged lady who feels she needs to lose weight.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute comedy play for one.
SynopsisA woman who has been struggling with her weight addresses the issue of dieting through a monologue directed at her diary.
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Death Threats by Ashley Harris
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 19 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short, one act thriller. Some strong language.
SynopsisKatherine and Graham have taken a cottage in the country, but a threatening letter addressed to Katherine has found them anyway. She persuades him to call the police for help, but Constable Roberts has a surprise for them.
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Desperate Gallery by Sophie Chapman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute comedy play set in an art gallery. Contains mild swearing (and art).
SynopsisCamelia is a young artist is displaying her work in a local art gallery in the hope of achieving her first sale. Two inept art thieves are the only 'customers' and in her desperation for artistic fame she explores various strategies with them. The arrival of snooty art critic Jorgen Tyson interrupts their planning and his disparaging remarks become increasingly annoying - with fatal consequences! However in a witty final twist his presence may help Camelia to achieve her goal after all.
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Difficult People by Anton Chekhov, adapted Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. Two parents and their student son.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFifteen minute play, single set, simple props, adapted from a short story by Anton Chekhov.
SynopsisA family disagreement over how the money should be spent - or is it?
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Do You Remember? by Frances Bartram
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!] In the original performances, it ran between 25 & 30 minutes.
MusicNone.
StyleShort drama, with an informal set - furniture and a few props.
SynopsisIn this poignant examination of the effects of dementia we see Doris, who is not as young as she used to be, descend into a confused world through the eyes of her granddaughter Anna as they relive past events.
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