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Accidents Will Happen by Cheryl Barrett
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. Chorus. Non-speaking chorus of medical students.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA comedy sketch set on a hospital ward.
SynopsisJim goes to visit his friend Andy in hospital. The Doctor's bedside manner (or lack of it) rankles with Andy, who in turn tries the doctor's patience.
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The Christmas Play by Peter Lancaster Walker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 12. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 20. Minimum total without doubling = 20. Chorus. The chorus is an optional mixture of choir and extras! Could be played by children or a mixture of adults and children.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSuitable Christmas carols are suggested in the Producer's copy of the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleFifteen minute play. Simple hospital set, used to frame the nativity play within the play.
SynopsisMissing the school Nativity play, thanks to a broken toe, Sarah is sulking, but the nurse has an idea. Soon a cast is assembling for the hospital ward Nativity and Sarah gets to sing along after all.
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The Food Rationing Auction by TLC Creative
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. Chorus. As written, there is a non-speaking (though possibly giggling and nudging) chorus of ladies (who, in the absence of sufficient ladies, might be played by men in drag).
Run TimeAround 3 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort sketch from the 'Skitskrieg' Second-World-War revue show by TLC Creative. (This sketch written by David Lovesy and Brian Two.)
SynopsisWar time rationing leads to an unusual auction!
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Great Moments in History, Number 3 by Jack Burgess
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 10. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicScript includes a parody of the title song from Oklahoma. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleMusical skit, parodying the creative process! (Part of the Acting Funny collection of sketches.)
SynopsisThe Rogers and Frankenstein Story! Richard Rogers and his collaborator, Oscar Frankenstein III, ponder the creation of a new Broadway musical, whilst eating pizza.
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The Jewel Of Lamjung by Richard Ward
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 14. Chorus. The cast includes an on-stage sound effects operator.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!] (The original production, including dances, ran to 22 minutes.)
MusicNone.
StyleShort Melodrama with a comedic edge (suitable for inclusion in a Music Hall evening, for example). Set in a regimental ballroom in Nepal in the days of British rule.
SynopsisThe Music Hall Chairman takes us through the action as smooth blackguard Major Ponsonby adds the theft of the jewel of Lamjung to his many dastardly misdemeanours. He is finally undone as, following his daughter's lead, the Colonel sees that Ponsonby really is a cad, a bounder and a disgrace to the regiment.
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Romeo and Juliet - Sped Up! by Hannah Thomas
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 16. Chorus. Most of the speaking is done by the two narrators. There are six other speaking parts (some of whom have as much as a word) and other named roles played by people stepping out of the chorus (usually to be brushed-off or stabbed).
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute reduction of Romeo and Juliet. No set requirements, just a few props, love and death.
SynopsisShakespeare's tale of young love and tragedy given short shrift in this heavily condensed version.
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Scriptaholic by Billy Doyle
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. Chorus. In the author's draft of the script, the 'New Member' is male and the 'Group Leader' female, but there doesn't seem to be any necessity for this!
Run TimeAround 3 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleVery short comedy sketch with no specific requirements for set or props.
SynopsisWhen a new member joins Scriptaholic, a support group for script writers who have lost sight of the boundaries between fantasy and reality, even the group leader finds him too far gone for help.
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Territorial Actors by tlc Creative
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 7. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen minute skit, no set requirements. Single prop (a field telephone)
SynopsisA drill sergeant takes a set of rookie part-time actors through their paces.
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Tyndale's Nativity by Paul Cockcroft
RolesMinimum Male roles = 10. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 30. Chorus. Variable chorus size at the Producer's discretion.
Run TimeAround 11 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short drama, focusing on the spoken words rather than the actions.
SynopsisA sombre presentation of the Nativity story taken from Matthew and Luke, based on the translation by William Tyndale in 1534.
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War Prayer by Mark Twain adapted by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 9. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen minute play. No specific set requirements and only one prop (a rope).
SynopsisMark Twain was no pacifist, but here he brings an angel to explain to a congregation the difference between a just war and Jingoism. (Human frailty prevails.)
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