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The Vanity of Dorian Gray by Valerie Goodwin
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 20. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of the script includes suggestions for 5 (public domain) songs. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleSeventy-five minute adaptation of the Oscar Wilde novel, peppered with Victorian and Edwardian music hall songs and comedy.
SynopsisThe hedonistic young man Dorian Gray makes a wish that his portrait would age instead of himself, and the wish comes true. He takes advantage of his eternal youth to court and then dispose of a never-ending line of young women, but four decades later, his sins catch up with him.
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Varadachary's Annotated Chess Masterpieces by Vithal Rajan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 10. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 44. No chorus. Characters include Gandhi, Tolstoy, Fidel Castro, Marcel DuChamp, Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall and Napoleon!
Run TimeAround 230 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA combination of Indian storytelling and chess! Simple props, but needs a means of displaying the chess moves to the audience.
SynopsisA cycle of 11 one-act plays, linked by the character of Ramanujan Varadachary, an old Indian story-teller - who uses the chess games as allegories for discussions about, art, ethics, politics, love and revolution!
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The W.I. Blues by John Peel
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 125 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length drama - with plenty of comedy to lighten the darkness!
SynopsisGrace is hosting an unofficial WI meeting to discuss the threat to the local organisation by 'the wrong sort of people' in the village. Unfortunately, it turns out that her husband isn't just out for the evening - he's gone for good.
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The Wakefields at War by Tom Mather
RolesMinimum Male roles = 10. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 23. No chorus. Characters are mainly adults, but include three children (who age two years from 9, 10 and 12 during the course of the play).
Run TimeAround 100 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleDrama in three acts with multiple settings depicting the horrors of World War One through its effect on one family.
SynopsisThe true story of the Wakefields, an ordinary Lancashire working class family whose three eldest sons were all killed in action fighting in the First World War.
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We Don’t Like To Be Beside The Seaside by John Peel
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. Six on-stage characters plus a radio announcer (who could be recorded).
Run TimeAround 102 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length play with a single main-stage set and occasional action in other places, set in downstage areas.
SynopsisIt's an annual event for three married couples to take a cottage by the sea. One couple drops out at the last minute. But they have found two younger unattached women to take their place. Things get complicated when it turns out the newcomers may be unknown to the wives, but not to the husbands. The question is, by design or destiny?
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While You Were Gone by Catherine Gourdie
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 18. Minimum total with doubling = 24. Minimum total without doubling = 24. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 61 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe script can be performed with or without music. There are eight points in script where songs to be performed are suggested. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleTwo-act historical drama set in a 1940s factory, with a large cast.
SynopsisEdie reminisces on her experiences working in a factory during World War II.
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White Rock by Martin Ward
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 98 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length thriller with one set comprising three simple settings.
SynopsisAutocratic Sir James Bannerman is the long time head of the family publishing firm and brooks no argument from his fellow directors, two of whom are his adult children. Everyone at the office has their own compelling reasons to be rid of him and when he is murdered Inspector Hilliard has his work cut out to find the culprit.
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The Winter's Tale [60-minute abridgement] by Shakespeare, abridged Jack Shaw
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 24. No chorus. The 24 roles could be played by 6M, 4F or 5M, 5F.
Run TimeAround 60 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA 60-minute abridgement of the Shakespeare comedy-drama.
(The abridgement is copyrighted, so we charge for scripts and copying rights, but, because all the words are Shakespeare's and therefore out of copyright, performances are royalty-free.)
SynopsisKing Leontes of Sicilia, suspecting his wife Hermione of cheating on him with the King of Bohemia, has her imprisoned and her newborn baby sent far away. When Hermione dies in custody, Leontes is left without an heir. But fifteen years later in Bohemia, the abandoned princess Perdita has a royal suitor.
(Includes Shakespeare's most famous stage direction.)
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With Garibaldi In Rome by Peter Parkinson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 13. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 18. Chorus. Most of the characters are adults, with one eleven-year-old boy.
Run TimeAround 100 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleHistorical drama with multiple locations in Rome indicated largely by lighting and furniture.
SynopsisEleanor Chadwick is in Rome, looking for answers to her husband's death as the city is liberated from the Pope's authoritarian rule. But the French besiege the city and Eleanor finds more than the answers she sought.
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The Wooing Of Isabella by Natasha Marie Eyre
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 81 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length play, set in the thirteenth century.
SynopsisLady Isabella is a worthy prize - with lands and income, but she has no wish to marry Simon de Montford, or give herself over to the nearby Priory. Harrassed by those around her, she uses her friend and kinswoman Emma to keep all at bay until the matter can be resolved.
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