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Close Family by Iris Winston
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA powerful short drama giving us a sensitive take on the socially unacceptable subject of incest. Stage split between two domestic locations.
SynopsisJanet, a young university student, is looking forward to her return to university after the summer break. She has exciting plans to move out of the halls of residence in Vancouver to live with her divorced father, Peter who has set up home there with his new partner, Janet’s pregnant Aunt Anne. Back home in Ottawa, Peter's divorced wife Carole is horrified to discover Janet's plans and does her utmost to dissuade her daughter from joining the incestuous home. Janet is insistent that her move to her father's house is in her best interests until she arrives and to her dismay the horror of her mistake is revealed.
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Coming Home by Roger Woodcock
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. The main characters are an aged father and his son. The Tea Lady is a very brief cameo.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute play, set in a private room in a nursing home. (Which could be indicated with the minimum of detail.) Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisBarry's Dad is in hospital, his mind slipping back and forth through time. Barry needs him to sign some forms, but he can't help but be interested in spectres from the past that he's not heard of before. Until one secret catches him by surprise and changes everything.
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Corner Property by Iris Winston
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. All three characters are written male. The character with the pack would be the easiest to change.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen minute play. Single set (with no requirements - could easily be played front-of-curtain. Contains swearing.
SynopsisJoe and Peter, two former soldiers, beg for change on a street corner and watch the world pass them by - whilst underneath, there's a power struggle going on.
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Daily Habits Mask Pain by Mildred Inez Lewis
Finalist in the Sky Blue Theatre International play-writing competition, 2013
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 14 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act play with a single (living room) set.
SynopsisGreta and Harry struggle with their differing feelings about their jailed son and his heinous crime. Their daily routines help them through their pain and help re-establish their fractured relationship.
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Dance Before Dark by Karen Ankers
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 19 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act drama with a single, simple setting.
SynopsisIn a future world Anna has been imprisoned in solitary confinement for insisting that because of human abuse of the planet the world will end when the last leaf falls. Against regulations Robert, her guard, engages in conversation with her and they soon realise that they have more in common than they thought.
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The Date by Franco Ambriz
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. Filomena may be dead, but she has a speaking part!
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!] First staged reading ran to 25 minutes.
MusicNone.
StyleA powerful, intriguing, American one act drama with a single (apartment room) set. Some strong, but appropriate language.
SynopsisA psychological drama digging into a family's past and its effect on their present.
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Dating by Jonathan Edgington
A winning entry in the Chesil Theatre's 10x10 play writing competition, 2010.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute play. Single (minimal set representing a corner of a wine bar). Lots of character work built from a very short script.
SynopsisEve and her friend Hope are comparing war stories of dating, even though Hope already has her man sorted. Just as Eve seems to have given up, she literally runs into Peter, an associate of her ex-husband. But is he too good to be true?
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Death Threats by Ashley Harris
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 19 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short, one act thriller. Some strong language.
SynopsisKatherine and Graham have taken a cottage in the country, but a threatening letter addressed to Katherine has found them anyway. She persuades him to call the police for help, but Constable Roberts has a surprise for them.
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Difficult People by Anton Chekhov, adapted Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. Two parents and their student son.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFifteen minute play, single set, simple props, adapted from a short story by Anton Chekhov.
SynopsisA family disagreement over how the money should be spent - or is it?
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Dirty Prime Minister by Croft & Barnett
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. One character is an offstage voice.
Run TimeAround 3 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short sketch, with an adult theme, set in an office.
SynopsisThis is featuring a Prime Minister responding to some terrible accusations in the press, about the nature of his relationship with a 'hoover'.
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