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Across The Universe by Robert Scott
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. In addition to the named characters there is an offstage voice that might be live or recorded.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy sketch.
Synopsis Two co-workers in a search for Extra Terrestrial Life establishment discuss the value of their work.
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The Actor by Ian Sharrock
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus. The character is, rather obviously, an actor.
Run TimeAround 8 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleMonologue. No set requirements, just a phone. Contains swearing.
SynopsisA short monologue presenting one side of a phone call by a wannabe actor who's really just a jumped-up extra. As he boasts of his next big role, he dreams of the opportunities it's going to bring, only to be brought back down to earth with a bump.
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The Actress by Hilary Mackelden
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 5 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy prose monologue. Single set (a table and a phone), so could be performed front-of-curtain.
SynopsisA phone call to the director of the village Harvest Festival pageant from an experienced actress who feels, yet again, that she has been mis-cast .
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Adoption by Herb Hasler
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. The interviewer is written male but could, at a pinch, be played female.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy short. Either two simple sets (just furniture) or, more likely, the stage split into two acting areas.
SynopsisA husband and wife are faced with an unhelpful interviewer when they apply to adopt a child, but his says he has some relatives who might be able to help them out... unofficially. Soon they're passed from Aunt to Uncle and back to the original interviewer, but no one is really saying what they mean.
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The Affidavit by Janet S. Tiger
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFifteen-minute play. Single set (a pawn shop in New York in the 1940s). A brief glimpse into individual lives, set against the background of the holocaust.
SynopsisHilda Gruenberg has to renew her father's visa affidavit to stand a chance of getting him out of Nazi Germany to join her in America, but it'll cost her $650. She believes her family heirloom ring is worth $10,000, so she's shocked when the pawnshop owner, Mr Meyer, only offers her $650 for it. Why is he taking advantage of her desperation, and is she too proud to accept?
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After the Matinee by Damian Trasler
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Two characters (1M, 1F) are young adults, the other two middle-aged.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen minute play, with panto actors outside a pantomime - reflective, gently humorous.
SynopsisIn between the Matinee and evening performances of the Panto an old hand explains Amateur Theatre to an enthusiastic Buttons.
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After Twenty Years by Gerald P. Murphy
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 6 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA sketch on a blank stage, based on an O. Henry short story,
SynopsisBob, a wanted criminal, visits New York to see a friend for the first time in twenty years. Ironically, his friend has become a cop.
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Ageing Disgracefully by Frank Gibbons
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 4 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort comedy sketch set at a Post Office counter.
SynopsisStella is manning the Post Office counter by herself, when a known awkward customer arrives.
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Albert in the 21st Century by Ray Lawrence
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 2 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy monologue, in the style of - and referring to - Marriott Edgar's 'Albert and the Lion' (made famous by Stanley Holloway).
SynopsisYou've heard how young Albert Ramsbottom
At a zoo, for a lion, was chow
Now here's a lament from Ray Lawrence
Saying things like that don't happen now!
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Aliens v Aliens by Sarah Reilly
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play with a single (office) setting on a far away planet.
Part of the Aliens collection of short plays for youth people.
SynopsisA satirical look at our dependence on technology. which has led to a breakdown in personal social interaction. Aliens plan to invade the Earth but are bewildered by this state of affairs.
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