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Kitty had her Moments by Frank Gibbons
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. A young man, his grandmother and great aunt.
Run TimeAround 7 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleSketch. Single set (minimal, but it's set on a railway station in the 1950s). Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisIn the aftermath of a funeral, the bored Steven waits on a railway station with his grandmother and great aunt - who have more than small-talk to occupy them.
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The Labor Train by Kal B Sisson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 8 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort drama, set on a subway train.
SynopsisPregnant Sam sits alone on a subway train in the late evening. She is joined by the suspicious-looking homeless Jeff. This unlikely pairing come together as Sam's labour pains commence and Jeff shows his true character.
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Last Duchess by Iris Winston
Won first prize in the Ottawa Little Theatre National Playwriting Competition.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short stage adaptation of Robert Browning's poem, My Last Duchess.
SynopsisThe spirit of a murdered wife steps from her portrait to try and warn the next fiancée of the fate that awaits her.
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Last of the Meagans by Henry P. Gravelle
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. Two parents and their young adult son.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute play, single set. Minimal props. Contains adult themes.
SynopsisA father argues with his remaining son after the funeral of his youngest son, a victim of the Iraq war. Family revelations follow harsh words and it's left to Mom to hold the family together.
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The Last Thing On His Mind by Mike Smith
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. Two elderly men and a cameo female nurse.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute (or so) play. Single set - a couple of chairs and a table to indicate the terrace of a retirement home. A wonderful piece of writing which, very indirectly, says a lot about the characters. Contains swearing.
SynopsisSitting in the sun outside his nursing home, Mr James is consumed by the memory of sex with a woman he can't remember the name of. His companion wishes he would change the subject, but Mr James chases the thought around and around.
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Late Again by Bob Heather
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 13 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short play with a single (sitting room) setting.
SynopsisAngela is annoyed when husband Richard is constantly late home from work. This time though it is a motorway pile-up which has detained him. Angela is devastated when a stranger comes to call for Richard.
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Laura by Jonathan Edgington
A winning entry in the Chesil Theatre's 10x10 play writing competition, 2016.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short play
SynopsisA chance discovery in a second hand record store reveals the truth about a lost love.
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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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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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