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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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Josh's Wall by Ian Elmslie
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. Teenage cast recommended.
Run TimeAround 17 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA thought-provoking short play, for GCSE level students.
SynopsisThree friends meet up on Christmas Day to discuss the death of their friend. What does it mean, and why did they not know it was coming? And what would people say about them if they died?
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Just Good Friends by Robert Scott
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 fifteen-minute play around a simple set.
SynopsisJane has just broken up with her latest boyfriend, and as usual, Tim is waiting to console her. But maybe this is his chance to step out of the friend zone and admit his feelings to her?
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Language Lessons by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 23. No chorus. There are two consistent characters throughout (plus an offstage voice). The rest are brought on for each 'lesson' so the 'Englishman' could be played by a different character in each scene (and need not be male).
Run TimeAround 18 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StylePrologue and eleven short comedy skits with no requirements for set. Could be done as written (one continuous performance) or could be split across a sketch show as a running gag. (Contains caricatures, silly accents and foreign words!)
SynopsisPolly and Glott present an informative (and amusing) look into the necessity for having some skill with a foreign tongue.
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The Lipstick by Jos Biggs
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.
StyleShort comedy play. Set in a department store, but minimal set requirements.
Whilst The Lipstick functions as an independent play, it could also be performed as the companion piece to The Coat.
SynopsisLinda just wants a lipstick, but Trishie and Soraya are determined to give her the makeover they are sure she needs. They may well have brought out her Urban Feral look, but that just makes her angrier...
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A Long Day's Journey Makes Things Right by George Freek
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 18 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort one-act comedy play (with more than a little comedic nod to Eugene O'Neill).
SynopsisJamie really needs to tell his parents the truth about his frequent visits to Dr Richard before his impending marriage gets any closer. Unfortunately, his father’s vaunted psychic abilities have completely failed to pick up on this.
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A Midsummer Night's Dream In 17 And A Half Minutes Or Less by Christine Harvey
RolesMinimum Male roles = 11. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 19. Minimum total without doubling = 19. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 19 minutes. [Estimated!] (But see also the title - which assumes a fast pace.)
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act Shakespearean comedy with various simple settings.
SynopsisA fast-paced version of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Perfect for schools, this is a compact, humorous adaptation of the classic tale of love and mishap in seventeen and a half minutes or less.
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