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Princess Bigfoot by Bob Heather
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 14. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act family play, based on real characters circa 750 AD (though incorporating folk tales).
SynopsisIn 8th Century France an identity theft scheme to usurp the Princess Bertha from her position as the wife of King Pepin is thwarted by that famous pair of investigators: Messrs Hercule and Poirot - as well as by the Princess’s shoe size.
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Problem In Judaea by Stewart Boston
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 13. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleEaster play. Structurally in two acts, but of one act length. Three sets, but designed for minimal staging.
SynopsisA minimalist retelling of the events surrounding the Crucifixion, told from the point of view of Pilate, the Sanhedrin and Herod.
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Rhyming Treasure Island by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 14. Chorus. More major female roles than the original tale. (It should be noted that female pirates were not unknown!) There is a chorus of three pirates which could be expanded to as many pirates are aboard your ship.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleRhyming comedy (with some of the characteristics of a British panto).
SynopsisRobert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of buried treasure adapted for the stage as a verse play.
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The Romantic Legend of Don Quixote - A Knight to Remember by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 14. Chorus. Don Quixote's servant is normally male (Sancho Panza), but here is written female (Sancha Panza), though could be played by either.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-Act comedy (verbal and physical). Single set. Written for a company of adults, but could be played by teenagers.
SynopsisWhen the penniless nobleman Don Quixote arrives in the town of Guadalcar he falls in love with the beautiful daughter of Don Alvaro and Donna Madeleina, the town's rulers. Unfortunately Don Quixote doesn't fit their idea of a suitable match for their daughter and Don Quixote has to complete seven tasks to prove himself. Fortunately he has help from Sancha, his servant, Romana, a fortune teller, and Gonzalo, an artist with questionable honesty, who make up for Quixote's distinct lack of bravery and imagination!
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Santa School by Louise Wade
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 21. Minimum total without doubling = 21. Chorus. Characters include adults, elves and children. Who actually plays the roles is up to you!
Run TimeAround 54 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's Copy of the script contains suggestions for 8 songs (for which lyrics are embedded in the script). Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleFun family entertainment for the Christmas period, which puts Santa into an original situation that avoids the clichés while fitting in lots of songs.
SynopsisSanta's test of a new sleigh has resulted in a crash, and while he waits for the recovery team of elves to arrive, he ambles off to investigate a Santa School. Can the real Santa pass muster for a corporation Santa at Toyland?
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Screw Your Courage by Keith Badham
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 22. Minimum total without doubling = 26. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA five-act play for youth theatre in one-act!
SynopsisAn enthralling new look at Shakespeare's Macbeth, set in the modern world of teenage gang culture, which loses none of the power and excitement of the original. The Bard's plot and characters are given new life in this masterful interpretation as contemporary themes merge with age old human emotions. The audience are welcomed in to the action with imaginative use of asides and stage directions. An ideal piece for Youth Theatre with exciting and challenging opportunities for all involved, 'Screw Your Courage' provides a theatrical experience which will be long remembered.
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Shakespeare - It's All Greek To Me! by Sarah Brown
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 11. Minimum total with doubling = 27. Minimum total without doubling = 33. Chorus. Various doubling options possible, depending on cast number available.
Run TimeAround 46 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play for older children, with various simple settings.
SynopsisRosie and her classmates are struggling with understanding the works of William Shakespeare. Rosie gets help with her project - not only from her teacher and her family but also from the Bard himself, along with Hermia and Lysander - who appear to her in an animated dream and the magic of Shakespeare's work is revealed to her...
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Sign Here, Please by Graham Trasler
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 26. Chorus. As written, there are a minimum of nine male roles (or ten if the defendent stays in court throughout), however some historical accuracy could be sacrificed without losing the impact of the stories by switching the gender of the court protagonists.
Run TimeAround 60 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play, single (minimal) set, no required props. Not intended to be a musical, but the script has positions for musical interludes.
SynopsisA series of stories from the Gospel of St John explored through a courtroom drama in which Sabbath observance is tested against other teachings of Jesus.
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Skitskrieg by TLC Creative
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 51. Chorus. Whilst the minimum cast 'as written' is 5 male and 4 female, the humour would be suitable for actors playing across gender, so, in theory, most of it could be done by a cast of 4, with just The Land Army sketch requiring 5M, 2F.
Run TimeAround 60 minutes. [Estimated!] Period songs could be added to extend the run time.
MusicThe script contains the lyrics to one song (to the tune of 12 days of Christmas) and suggestions for other songs which might be appropriate for the show. (Note that additional songs will add to the run-time.) Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleCollection of sketches. Minimal requirements for set and props.
SynopsisFifteen sketches with Second World War themes (although with a very modern perspective, including, amongst other things, pastiches of TV shows). Topics include rationing, air-raids, code breaking and various perspectives on the trials of military life.
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Sleeping With Beauty by Stuart Ardern (devised by YT2)
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 23. Chorus. A small number of roles are written to be doubled, but otherwise the casting is very flexible.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleDrama for the senior echelons of a youth theatre company. Multiple settings but done with just a single piece of furniture - a bed. Contains disturbing themes.
SynopsisRebelling against her secure upbringing, Mel suffers a major trauma. How will this affect her daughter's life?
A dark exploration of destiny as fairytale collides with modern life.
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