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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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Trawling by Tony Benge
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.
StyleFifteen minute comedy monody (a play, rather than a monologue recitation). Single minimum set - a nightclub cloakroom. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisIn a delightfully conversational and friendly way night club Cloakroom Attendant - or should that be 'Coat Hanger' or 'Personal Items Controller'? - Leanne Fishwicik gives us an amusing insight into her work as she trawls through items left at the cloakroom to give us a run down on her regular customers' lives and habits. We get a glimpse of her feelings for dreamboat boss, Simon prompted by her trawling through his 'personal item' left in her control.
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Triple Negative by Herb Hasler
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort play. Single set (a police interview room). Not so much a whodunit? as a who's going to get convicted for it?
SynopsisA harassed investigator tries to get to the bottom of a tricky murder, but he isn't helped by any of the three suspects, the evidence or the lawyer.
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Tumor by Herb Hasler
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFifteen minute play, single set (the main requirement is a hospital bed).
SynopsisMr Davidson is waiting for an operation when Bruce uses his hospital room as a place to hide. A few of Bruce's questions give Mr Davidson something other than surgery to think about, and when he wakes up minus his tumour, he has something unexpected to tell his wife.
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Two Big Nipple Tassels, 88 by Charlotte Court
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. All three characters are in their seventies.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFifteen-minute romantic comedy. Contains mild swearing (and sauciness).
SynopsisAs the title suggests there are saucy references in this one act comedy set in Sunnydale Residential Home for the elderly. Two old friends, Ernie and Jerry meet regularly for a relaxing game of dominos. When new resident, sassy, mischievous seventy-year-old Elsie comes on the scene their idyllic routine is interrupted, particularly when mild mannered Ernie falls for her. Jerry tries to help his old friend deal with his thwarted romantic intentions as Ernie falls victim to his unrequited love for Elsie.
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Tyndale's Nativity by Paul Cockcroft
RolesMinimum Male roles = 10. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 30. Chorus. Variable chorus size at the Producer's discretion.
Run TimeAround 11 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short drama, focusing on the spoken words rather than the actions.
SynopsisA sombre presentation of the Nativity story taken from Matthew and Luke, based on the translation by William Tyndale in 1534.
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Ulysses and the Dogman by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute play. Single set (figurative New York street scene, 1910).
SynopsisA Westerner visits New York to look up an old friend - and finds him regretting the enforced changes of marriage and city life, such as his duty to walk the dog...
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