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A Tangled Web by Donna Brightwell
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus. One male considerably older than other characters.
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length play with a single set (living-dining room).
SynopsisWanting to 'bring back proper society', Grace is throwing a traditional Dinner Party for the cream of local society. But a thunderstorm of biblical proportions, a lack of caterers and the death of a guest may bring... success?
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Tea With Mrs Pankhurst by Ruth Urquhart & James Douglas
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 19. No chorus. The minimum with doubling omits two non-speaking waitresses and has two actors playing the female principals and two playing the rest (both male and female roles).
Run TimeAround 80 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length play, designed to be played without a formal set.
SynopsisThe stories of Emmeline Pankhurst and Selina Cooper are compared in an attempt to judge who gave most to the cause of votes for women. The story is told in flashback, with minimal sets and audience interaction, mostly in the cake-eating sense. An educational journey through the history of British Women's Suffrage.
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The Tempest [60-minute abridgement] by Shakespeare, abridged Jack Shaw
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 13. No chorus. The character list, like all of Shakespeare's work, is male-heavy. That has not prevented excellent productions by majority female casts!
Run TimeAround 61 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAbridgement of Shakespeare on the boundary between a one-act and a full-lengh play. All words remain Shakespeare's, with one short speech added by the abridger to facilitate a character exit.
SynopsisSince being usurped as Duke of Milan by his brother, Prospero and his daughter Miranda have lived on a deserted island. With the help of the spirit Ariel, he causes a tempest that shipwrecks his passing enemies. He aims to regain his dukedom and marry Miranda to Ferdinand, son of the King of Naples.
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The Terror of the Crown by C.J. Jenkins
RolesMinimum Male roles = 11. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 24. Chorus. Very flexible casting, with 13 principals who could play all the roles, but with minor roles and opportunities for chorus action. Male-heavy, as demanded by the story, but with a song for 'the women of Israel'.
Run TimeAround 77 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of the script comes with a score for the song sung by 'the women of Israel' in three versions - solo/unison, duet and quartet. The script also suggests an optional dance with percussive accompaniment.
StyleDramatised biblical epic.
SynopsisFramed by the story of two scribes, master and apprentice, faithfully copying out sacred texts, the tale of King Saul and his fall from Grace is told. His pride and love of kingly power prove to be his undoing.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** A set of MP3 files with piano arrangements of songs from the show
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They Do And They Don't by George Freek
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 65 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length comedy with a single (living room) set.
SynopsisOld friends Ward and Lefty support each other in a loyal male bonding way, despite Lefty's affair with Ward's wife June, but their friendship is strained when demands from June and wayward daughter Julia, intrude.
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Thorn by Kent Mick
'... an antidote to the absurdity of our times.' - William Ayers, Distinguished Professor of Education, Senior University Scholar University of Illinois at Chicago.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 28. Minimum total without doubling = 28. No chorus. Characters are a mixture of adults and High School students. Many of the parts are written as specific genders, but the writer believes that most can be reassigned without changing the nature of the play.
Run TimeAround 85 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSuggestions for incidental music are included in the Producer's Copy of the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleContemporary drama for performance by older teenagers or a mixture of teenagers and adults. Set in various locations in an American school. Contains some swearing.
SynopsisA High school teacher of 'American Government' is forced to re-evaluate his teaching and his beliefs by a streetwise student and by the fact that another teacher and friend is leaving for Iraq to serve his term with the National Guard. A thought-provoking and challenging play.
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Three Little Words by Jamesine Cundell Walker
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 13. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA collection of eight short plays, loosely on the theme of love. Multiple settings, but simple sets requiring just furniture (and not much of that).
SynopsisMalcolm and Karen find themselves trapped in the office storeroom.
Ken and disillusioned Brian reminisce about life, comedy duos, and lost loves.
Elderly Marjorie has lost interest and decided to spend her life in bed.
Overbearing Rosie drops off daughter Florence at the start of her first Oxford term.
Graham's ex-wife appears at his mother's funeral.
Teenager Alex gets talking to elderly Gladys in a hospital waiting room.
Despite Danni's encouragement, Jo is reluctant to look at the results of her pregnancy test.
Malcolm hopes to appear at the wedding of his ex-girlfriend, but her sister has something to say about it. (Featuring returning characters from three previous scenes.)
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A Throw of the Dice by Ben Alexander
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus. One male character is voice-only and more suited to being pre-recorded than performed live. The hospital staff (surgeon, nurse and duty manager) are written female but could be either.
Run TimeAround 104 minutes. [Estimated!]
Music7 songs are suggested, to be played (but not performed by cast) at specified points in the play. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA full-length thriller on a single (hospital waiting room) set.
SynopsisHenry, whose father is close to death, and Judy, whose husband has been seriously injured, meet for the first time one evening in a waiting room of a private hospital. During the course of a long night, they get to know each other sufficiently for Henry to be able to help Judy when her husband's two brothers arrive the following morning to intimidate her into signing away her rights to her husband's wealth. However, Henry has a hidden agenda.
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To Shut The Mouth Of Lions by Dave Clark
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 98 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length play, containing strong adult language.
SynopsisAt a dysfunctional family’s Christmas gathering, head of the family William is facing a terminal illness. His wilful refusal to acknowledge his gay son's right to full humanity forces him to choose between dying alone or facing his homophobic feelings and their cause.
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Traitors, Cads & Cowards by Martin McNamara
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 66 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama, though performing groups may wish to add an interval. Single prison cell setting, and some strong language.
SynopsisDuring the Great War, an army deserter, a conscientious objector and an IRA soldier share a cell. They play out their respective journeys to prison and relate the horrors of the period. Liam, an Irish rebel arrested after the Easter Rising in Dublin, has been transported to the military wing of London's Wandsworth Prison for questioning. He is bunked in with Alfred, a shell-shocked veteran of the trenches up on desertion charges. Their other cell mate is Henry, conscientious objector, court martialed for refusing his call up papers. Can three very different 'Traitors to the King' find common ground?
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