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Be Careful What You Wish For by Jon Boustead
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 22. Chorus. The author suggests (but does not insist) that the Chorus consists of five or more actors. In addition to their occasional speaking and animated roles, the chorus perform physical theatre, becoming parts of the set and props.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act fantasy play for children with various simple settings. Drama and opportunities for physical theatre.
SynopsisA group of children visit a strange castle and are taken on a salutary journey by the castle keepers on which the children's wishes are fulfilled. The children learn the importance of being careful what they wish for.
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Happily Ever After by Jon Boustead
RolesMinimum Male roles = 10. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 25. Minimum total without doubling = 25. Chorus. Variable Chorus size at Producer's choice.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short play for Junior or Elementary School ages.
SynopsisLoosely based on the 'Princess and the Pea' fairytale, the story unfolds through a newsroom and outside broadcasts, as the Prince and his true Princess are united.
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The Nobodies by Jon Boustead
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 15. No chorus. Additional or fewer voices may be used to adapt to a desired cast size.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short play for primary (junior) school children with simple settings.
SynopsisIn Nobody Land there are no stories, no reading, no dreaming, no nothing! In a manner reminiscent of the Thought Police, the Voices make sure that the rules are enforced. In the end the Storytellers prevail and The Nobodies at last become Somebodies.
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The Not-So Ordinaries… by Jon Boustead
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 15. No chorus. Built around actors playing multiple roles (and ocasionally across gender), so plenty of flexibility in who does what!
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama for kids. Multiple locations but intended to be played with minimal sets.
SynopsisJack is suffering from bullying at school until he and fellow victim Erin are asked to join The Top Secret Society of Not So Ordinary Agents Fighting Against Bullies and Bad People. After a shaky start, the agents manage to turn things around and arrange a happy ending.
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** PDF file featuring games and exercises aimed at helping a cast develop their roles in 'The Not So Ordinaries' by Jon Boustead. (The material might also be used or adapted for other youth theatre scripts.)
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Open the Book by Jon Boustead
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 14. Chorus. The demons' lines are split between three characters, but only to indicate there are several demons. They could be shared amongst as many demons as you have available.
Run TimeAround 23 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama - or possibly a modern melodrama - for youth theatre. Two locations, but no set required. (British English - including slang for 'cigarette'.)
SynopsisThe seven deadly sins are represented in the characters of the members of a theatre company rehearsing 'Faust'. Director Matt is the worst offender and is drawn into the grasp of Lucifer by a group of demons.
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The Stubborn Little Girl and the Spider's Web by Jon Boustead
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 17. No chorus. Whilst there is no explicit chorus, there is a lot of flexibility in the numbers of Witches and Shrieks.
Run TimeAround 19 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleDrama for the junior ranks of a youth theatre, a mix of narration and action with no specific set requirements.
SynopsisIsobel, a stubborn and rather rude girl, learns the error of her ways through encounters with a magical woodpecker, a vampire, witches, a spider and the awesome Shrieks.
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Underground by Jon Boustead
Production by Tykes won Best Youth Production (Teignmouth Drama Festival, 2017)
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 11. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 14. No chorus. All cast should be of same or similar age.
Run TimeAround 22 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act thriller for youth theatre, with a single - crashed Tube train carriage - setting.
SynopsisA group of youth-age children on a school outing are left to fend for themselves, as they find themselves trapped in a crashed tube train and their teachers are nowhere to be found. They all have to deal with the horror in their own way and they take the plot along through intermittent narration and action.
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