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Legion by Jonathan Edgington
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  Selected for performance at the Pensive Federation Theatre Company's 2016 Collective Project Festival.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe script includes one moment where characters dance, and the producer's copy suggests a song to be played at this point. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA dramatic sketch, suitable for a young adult company or youth theatre, with a single (railway platform) setting. Some strong language.
SynopsisThrown off the train for rowdy behaviour, a group of young friends are joined by a knowledgeable stranger who seems to be trying to 'recruit' them for an unknown purpose.
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Lie Detector by Peter Yates
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. Thorpe and Beaulieu are written male and female respectively. That could, at a pinch, be altered.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA neat sketch (a long skit, or a short play), with an excellent twist. Single very simple (interrogation room) set.
SynopsisIt's not easy finding the truth, and Miss Beaulieu (if that is her real name) isn't having an easy time of it. Mr Thorpe is running rings around her and her lie detector, making her wonder if she needs a holiday. And with lies, things are not what they seem.
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Life by Bob Tucker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. The main characters are all 'mature ladies' - the production notes describe two as being in their sixties, the others a little younger. That's playing age. There is plenty of scope for younger players with make-up!
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen minute comedy play. Single café set.
SynopsisThree pairs of women take separate tales at a café and discuss their lives, only to find that all of them have at least their opinions in common.
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The Lift Routine by Carol Roberts
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Four on-stage characters plus an off-stage voice (which might be recorded, but interacts with the on-stage characters).
Run TimeAround 7 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA challenging piece to stretch the actors, suitable for companies of all types.
SynopsisA thought-provoking short sketch set in a lift which breaks down, stranding a troubled married couple, a flirtatious young girl and a silent mystery man. They all deal with the situation in their own ways. Tensions rise and characters are revealed.
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Light of the World by Hilary Mackelden
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 3 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort sketch intended for church groups.
SynopsisWhat happened in the Inn the day after Jesus was born.
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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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Listen With Mother by Jack Burgess
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 3 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort comedy sketch for one actress. (Part of the Acting Funny collection of sketches.) Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisA story teller reads a slightly twisted tale of a Princess and a Prince.
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The Literary Merit Of People's Exhibit One by Zames Curran
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 8 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short two-hander drama
SynopsisWhen his poem is vindicated in a trial for obscenity, the poet plans a reading at a local café, but is surprised to find the prosecutor in the audience. They discuss the nature of art and poetry, before the poet makes a startling announcement.
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The Little Cottage by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute Irish folk tale.
SynopsisThe Doyle family have a perfect life, but then Margaret's parents move into their little cottage. They now feel crowded. Father Kelly's advice is to make the cottage even more crowded and has Dennis Doyle bring in goats and chickens, which make matters even worse.
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The Little Magic Man by Frank Gibbons
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. Whilst the two characters are women, they might be played as women by men in non-glamorous drag. (British people with long memories are invited to contemplate Les Dawson in this context.)
Run TimeAround 6 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy sketch.
From the Laughter Lines collection.
SynopsisMore gossip at the end of the working day. (Husbands, cream cakes and Paul Daniels are all involved.)
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