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Cissie Encountering The Gods by Sandra Horn
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act monologue.
SynopsisCissie tells us of her life and her strange neighbour Thea. Thea and her daughter Cory have had a big effect on Cissie's life. They bring an interest beyond her brief and boring marriage and the prying eyes of her other neighbours, as well as a genuinely unexpected intimate encounter.
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The Definition of Love by Benoni Holt
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus. The monologue is in the voice of a sixteen-year-old English girl. (There is some room for manoeuvre - with minor tweaks to the script - in the specific age, and in the nationality).
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act monologue. No set or props required. Contains swearing and sensitive issues.
SynopsisAn angry sixteen-year-old rages about her sister's cancer and the many other trials in her life, all brought about by the ability to love. She argues for and against in an eloquent, sometimes poignant, monologue with an unexpectedly positive ending.
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Grace - A Monologue by Frank Flynn
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act monologue. Single domestic set (which can be implied rather than fully built). Written in Canadian English.
SynopsisGrace is sorting through the detritus of her life, and holds a rambling conversation with the audience about the people and places she has known. We finally come round with her to the realisation that her husband has died and she is packing up the house ready to sell.
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Hope - A Monologue by Frank Flynn
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act monologue. Single outdoor set (which can be implied rather than fully built). Written in Canadian English.
SynopsisYoung mother Hope waits in the park for a meeting that will change her life. She tries to comfort her tiny baby, though she has no new clothes, nor food for her. A very emotive piece.
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Insider by Katherine Melmore
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 24 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act female monologue, with a basic set - a chair.
SynopsisA young woman undergoes a startling transformation into a spider, scurrying around the very hospital where she used to be a patient - or perhaps she still is... Movements should be carefully choreographed.
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Lazy Daze by John Chambers
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus. One (female) character plays herself and a series of other people.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleMonody - one-act play for a cast of one. Single (store-room) set. Contains swearing.
SynopsisDaisy, with her limp and her lazy eye, has suffered scorn in her life, but Ian showed her a new interest - philosophy, reading, questioning. Daisy tells us about the night she and Ian were both invited to a colleague's leaving do.
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Mari by Jackie Carreira
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus. An adult female role, plus a male offstage voice (which could be recorded)
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act monologue in four scenes, all set in a library.
[A radio play version of this script was broadcast in 2014.]
SynopsisIn this powerfully emotive tale Mari tells us about her life, her love of books and her final triumph over an overbearing husband.
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Rossetti's Women by Joan Greening
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. Three roles. Written to be played by one actress, but could be performed by three.
Run TimeAround 41 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play with a minimal set.
SynopsisThe three women describe their relationships and contrasting lives, shared with Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Their emotions are gradually revealed - through which he captured their hearts and minds. In such a different era to the present day, the Pre-Raphaelites were a force to be reckoned with.
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The Swan Queen by Frank Canino
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. There is one speaking voice, Lenore. She addresses the audience as a friend, but also addresses two other people (1M, 1F) who might appear on stage. There is also an option for a group of male dancers.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicTwo pieces (associated with classical ballet) are suggested as accompaniment. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StylePowerful, brilliantly-written one act play. Single set with simple furniture representing multiple locations.
SynopsisA former Prima Ballerina navigates the final months of her life, balancing her health concerns with those of her stepson, an artist with AIDS. Despite some stark differences at first, the pair find common ground and become allies as they each cope with their diagnoses.
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