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Faces on the Cutting Room Floor by Gene Washington
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 18 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort comedy play which might, because it treats the same subject in a variety of ways, be viewed as a series of sketches. Minimal setting (a pair of chairs, representing a car).
SynopsisA group of alternative endings to the story of Bonnie and Clyde, to be used in no particular order. A comic treatment of a serious event, for three actors.
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The Five Stages Of Grief by Danielle Vanasse
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 18 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act drama with several simple settings.
SynopsisLori experiences the five stages of grief (denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance) after her father, Nathan, dies in a fire in his office building She is left with her mother Julie and her brother Ryan as they work together as a family to grieve and accept Nathan's death.
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The Florist by Iris Winston
Winner of the Ottawa Little Theatre national playwriting competition.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort one-act play. Single set (florist's shop).
SynopsisGeorge Bernard Shaw drops into a Flower shop run by a lady called Liza and they talk of her old friends, and the life she has led.
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A Frog Too Far by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus. Characters are a mixture of adults and children. Could be played by the same, or by a company of either.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort comedy play set in a classroom - represented by the teacher's chair and her story book.
SynopsisMiss Primrose tries to tell her class their daily story - a tale of princess meets frog - with the aid of a small troupe of mimes. The children, shall we say, have bright enquiring minds...
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Good Enough by Karen Ankers
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 19 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA hard-hitting one act drama
SynopsisSingle mother Janine struggles desperately with severe lack of confidence brought about by the derogatory voices of her parents, ex-husband and son which she relives in her head. These voices are played out on stage.
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The Great Outdoors by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 16 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act drama with a single (older teenage boy's bedroom) setting.
SynopsisSet in the future, we see the consequences of the present-day trend of young people retreating to a virtual world, brought to life in this acerbic look at how society may develop into an Orwellian world.
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Hello, Nice To Meet You, Goodbye by Ashley Harris
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 9. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 17. No chorus. Cast size can be reduced to six with doubling and costume changes!
Run TimeAround 17 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act, large-cast comedy.
SynopsisVarious hilarious characters populate a fly-on-the-wall look at a speed dating evening. Gerald decides that a detailed account of his recent cricket match is the best way to woo a partner. Bryan delves into his recent toenail extraction to engage Beth before appropriately asking if she would like to eat. Whilst Alix is eager to find a man to test her martial arts skills on whether he wants her to or not.
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If The Shoe Fits by Cheryl Barrett
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 17 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act play, with a rehearsal room setting.
SynopsisVicky and Sam are both trained dancers and actresses, auditioning for the part of Cinderella in a production called 'Cinderella Ballerina'. When they meet each other inside the audition room they begin to have doubts. Will they get the part they have always coveted? Will they actually want the part - once the director has revealed his ideas?
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Imperfect Speakers by Wally Smith
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Gibson is written male but could, conceivably, be female.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort play - something of a political thriller. Simple set - the interpreters' booth at an international conference - which could even, at a pinch, be played front-of-curtain (though it requires a few small desks). Includes swearing.
SynopsisAndy and Nigel are two old school friends reunited whilst translating at an international environmental summit. Nigel has always been a rabble-rouser but Andy and Ingrid, a German translator with a teddy bear, both realize that his responsibility as a diplomatic translator and his interest in politics overlap a little too keenly.
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Jamie Freel's Halloween by Olivia Arieti
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus. 'Fairies' may be played by m or f, or a combination.
Run TimeAround 16 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short adaptation of an Irish folk tale, with two simple settings.
SynopsisIn this adaptation the wicked fairies kidnap Gracie, to imprison her in the castle. Jamie intervenes, and as a ransom Gracie is struck deaf and dumb. With a little magic and many travails, Jamie is at last able to re-unite Gracie with her parents.
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