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Sweet Reason by Eileen Siedman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Four members of one family - a mother and three daughters aged 18 and over.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFifteen minute play. Single simple domestic setting. A character comedy, with four contrasting members of one bickering, loving family.
SynopsisThree sisters are having a crisis meeting about their mother - her money is dribbling away, and they're worried she's going to lose the house and end up moving in with one of them. But Mother has plans of her own...
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Taking An Interest by Cheryl Barrett
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA comedy sketch for three actors, with minimal or no set.
SynopsisOlder ladies Mary and Alice are in a long queue at the bank and they pass the time in idle conversation full of malapropisms, when young Ben joins the queue. The ladies' interest in Ben grows as they wait, until Mary comes to a startling and somewhat irritating realisation.
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The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe adapted Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleStage adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's short (Gothic Horror) story. Single figurative set.
SynopsisLucas takes a homeless man into his home. Convinced the homeless man posesses 'the evil eye', Lucas waits until the dead of night and murders him. Driven mad by guilt and the memory of the evil eye, Lucas is haunted by the homeless man's heart, beating under the floorboards...
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Them by Bob Tucker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Whilst the junior member of the main trio is nominally male, he's a juvenile bird, so the gender of the casting is entirely down to the actors you have available! Whilst there is no chorus, there is an option for a flock of juvenile birds!
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy sketch, taking a birds-eye view of humanity. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisA family of birds discuss the peculiar creatures on the ground below them before they set off on their migration.
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A Thousand Words Speak A Picture by Lynda Bray
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA monologue with a single (living room) setting.
SynopsisGrandmother Rita is reminiscing about her life as she looks through her old photographs. Her memories flood back but she cannot see the implications that we can.
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Three's Company by Lorraine Forrest-Turner
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short sketch, with minimal set requirements.
SynopsisHarry and his girlfriend Amy are at a theme park with Harry's best friend Colin. Amy is not happy about Colin's presence, and Colin doesn't see why he should give way to Amy. Harry gives them both an ultimatum...
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Tilapia by Rosemary Frisino Toohey
Tilapia was named Finalist in the Eileen Heckart Drama for Seniors Competition in 2009.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. The characters are middle-aged or above.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort comedy play. Single dinner table set (only needs to be indicative).
SynopsisAn elegant couple discuss their meal, the recent past and some very peculiar events that took place during an abortive dinner party that very evening.
What the protagonists don't understand soon becomes clear to the audience!
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Toil and Trouble by Karina Fernandez
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy, set backstage at a school production of 'The Scottish Play'.
SynopsisTensions mount as the young actors ready themselves for the impending curtain up, and things are made worse when the director announces that a West End producer is in the audience.
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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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Tony and Bee-ing Cleopatra by Fiona Scott Patrick
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. Lindsay is dressed in a bumble bee costume with a Cleopatra wig. (Just in case you need a hint about the provenance of the strange title.) The cast includes four numbered tourists. Others might drift through!
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFifteen-minute character-driven play, minimal set. (I realise that the residents of Edinburgh might be offended by the description of one of their streets as minimal, but it doesn't need to be a realistic set!)
SynopsisLindsay is handing out flyers for her show at the Edinburgh Fringe, but she feels she's too old to be there - she's a serious actress. Then she meets Tony, a little drunk and recently dumped by her boyfriend, and the pair find a new enthusiasm for acting.
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