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A.I. Guy by Jonathan Edgington
Selected for performance as part of the Pensive Federation Theatre Company's 2016 Significant Other Festival.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act comedy with a single living room setting and some strong language.
SynopsisDespite being close friends Veronica and Courtney have very little in common and their friendship is going a little stale. Seeking a more stimulating companion, Veronica introduces Carlos into the relationship. This is much to Courtney’s chagrin - until she discovers that Carlos is a robot.
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The Accident by Herb Hasler
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA play within a play with no props or set (that being close to the point). Contains very minor bad language.
SynopsisA small theatre company is preparing for opening night of their friend's original play when an accident prevents the truck carrying costumes and props from arriving. Determined to salvage the production, the actors stage the play using other actors and their stagehands as scenery...
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Ackroyd’s Christmas Stocking by Alison Clink
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 14 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short play with a single (kitchen/diner) setting. Some strong language. Contains sprouts.
SynopsisHelen and Chris are rather dubious about daughter Charlotte's new boyfriend, shaven headed Ackroyd, currently on police bail. Helen does her best to include him in the family's Christmas celebrations with surprising consequences for them all.
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Adoption by Herb Hasler
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. The interviewer is written male but could, at a pinch, be played female.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy short. Either two simple sets (just furniture) or, more likely, the stage split into two acting areas.
SynopsisA husband and wife are faced with an unhelpful interviewer when they apply to adopt a child, but his says he has some relatives who might be able to help them out... unofficially. Soon they're passed from Aunt to Uncle and back to the original interviewer, but no one is really saying what they mean.
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The Affidavit by Janet S. Tiger
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFifteen-minute play. Single set (a pawn shop in New York in the 1940s). A brief glimpse into individual lives, set against the background of the holocaust.
SynopsisHilda Gruenberg has to renew her father's visa affidavit to stand a chance of getting him out of Nazi Germany to join her in America, but it'll cost her $650. She believes her family heirloom ring is worth $10,000, so she's shocked when the pawnshop owner, Mr Meyer, only offers her $650 for it. Why is he taking advantage of her desperation, and is she too proud to accept?
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All the President's Turds by Bernard Scahill
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus. Whilst most of the characters are written male, adjustment would be easy. There are nominally five reporters in the Whitehouse press corps, but their lines could easily be combined.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFifteen minute comedy play - a parody of war-mongering and political coalition building.
SynopsisThe President of the USA needs a distraction as he comes up for re-election, so he 'finds' a new Al-Quaeda base, but he needs a coalition to lead. Bob and Jay can only find one country to go along with it - the newly formed Turdistan.
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At the Gates of Valhalla by tlc Creative
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFifteen-minute comedy play. Single set (a reception desk and three chairs). Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisA group of Vikings arrive on the threshold of the afterlife, expecting quaffing and carousing and more enjoyment than they get from a single Valkyrie with a clipboard...
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Baboushka by Peter Bond
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus. Whilst there is no formal requirement for a chorus, there are options for attendants for the Wise Men, and a choir.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThere are places for a couple of carols during the performance. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleShort, charming dramatisation of the Russian Christmastide folk tale.
SynopsisBaboushka welcomes the Three Wise Men into her spotless home as they pause overnight on their journey to Bethlehem. She is too busy cleaning her house to accompany them as they follow the star and subsequently spends the rest of her life searching for the Christ child.
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The Bags Of A Commercial Traveller by John Chambers
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute play for a cast of two middle-aged ladies. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisTwo women arrive for the funeral of a travelling salesman. One was his wife, the other was his mistress. After each realises who the other is, they exchange a few terse words, then come to realise they have more in common than just one man.
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Baking Bread by Ashley Harris
Finalist in the Cambridge Theatre Challenge (International play-writing competition) 2014
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act drama with a single (park bench) set.
SynopsisBella is back at the bench by the lake, ready to feed the ducks. Before long John arrives and she can share the bread with him. But all is not as it seems, and soon Robin is there to tell Bella it's time to come home. It is a short, but emotive story.
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