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All these scripts are suitable for adults. (Look at our kids pages if you are after scripts for youngsters.)
This section is about stage works of less than 20 minutes.
Many works at this length are comedy sketches, but by no means all!
Currently, we have
566 scripts in this category, all of which can be read in full on this site.
Click on the underlined text to see descriptions of the scripts. (From there, clicking on a title will take you to the script.)
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6 to 10 Minutes
11 to 15 Minutes
16 to 20 Minutes
(Caution: Run-times are estimates from word-count.)
Sketches and Short Plays by Numbers
Plays that can be performed by companies of...
0F plus... 1M, 2M, 3M, 4M, 5M, 6M
0M plus... 1F, 2F, 3F, 4F, 5F, 6F
1M plus... 1F, 2F, 3F, 4F, 5F, 6F
2M plus... 1F, 2F, 3F, 4F, 5F, 6F
3M plus... 1F, 2F, 3F, 4F, 5F, 6F
4M plus... 1F, 2F, 3F, 4F, 5F, 6F
5M plus... 1F, 2F, 3F, 4F, 5F, 6F
6M plus... 1F, 2F, 3F, 4F, 5F, 6F
Shorts for more than 6 Males (and any number of females)
Shorts for more than 6 Females (and any number of males)
Large-cast short plays (with a chorus)
Shorts by Genre
Rhyming Scripts (including monologues but not panto)
Rhyming Pantomimes (a special case!)
Shorts by theme
Other themes are available! (Use the themes block in the search engine.) These are just a few we've noticed.
If you have very specific requirements, then, of course there's also our
Sketch and short play search engine