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O, What A Lovers' War! by Karen Ince
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 20. No chorus. Optional numbers of non-speaking women and soldiers.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama, evoking times of the First World War, in various settings.
SynopsisA story of love during the Great War, told through a series of vignettes, looking at the Home Front through the lives of two families from different social classes - for whom the conflict has parallel effects.
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Of Myths And Mortals by Matt Harper
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus. Alex, Toni, Ash, Pip, Curator 1, Curator 2, Guard and Florist can be played by male or female actors, with pronouns changed accordingly. Guard and Florist can be doubled.
Run TimeAround 24 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy drama for schools with a flexible museum setting.
SynopsisA rather badly behaved family's visit to the museum is marked with a re-telling of Greek Myths which strangely resonate with modern behaviours.
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Oh Dear, King Lear by Juliet Devon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus. The Head Teacher and Mrs Bloss are written as female, but could be changed to male if preferred.
Run TimeAround 29 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act youth theatre play set on a school hall stage.
SynopsisNikki, the drama teacher, is running up to the performance of King Lear, despite the interruptions from the Head and the cleaning lady, but she's in for a nasty surprise - her Cordelia will be abroad on the nights of the play.
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Oncology by Stephen Scheurer-Smith
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. Chorus. The chorus is a wating-room full of patients.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy drama fuelled by family (and medical) tensions.
SynopsisSet in a clinic where Edna and her daughter wait for the results of a recent test, surrounded by a madcap collection of patients and relatives who have an underlying serious story to tell.
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Open the Book by Jon Boustead
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 14. Chorus. The demons' lines are split between three characters, but only to indicate there are several demons. They could be shared amongst as many demons as you have available.
Run TimeAround 23 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama - or possibly a modern melodrama - for youth theatre. Two locations, but no set required. (British English - including slang for 'cigarette'.)
SynopsisThe seven deadly sins are represented in the characters of the members of a theatre company rehearsing 'Faust'. Director Matt is the worst offender and is drawn into the grasp of Lucifer by a group of demons.
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Pandemonium by Jonny Ardern
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 17. Chorus. Whilst most of the denizens of the nether-world are written male, they could, with just a few changes of personal pronoun, be played female. Characters include Cerberus, the three-headed dog. Flexible chorus of demons.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA somewhat divine comedy! Multiple settings, but minimal staging requirements
SynopsisAzaeus is unhappy with his lot. He wants more from being a demon - a look at the Devil's record collection, for a start. He is, after all, reputed to have the best tunes. Azaeus rallies the legions of Hell and they overthrow Satan in an exorcism ceremony. But with Satan gone, Hell begins to collapse, and it's not long before Azaeus has to go to Heaven to beg a favour from the Almighty...
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The Passion by Mike Sparks
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 22. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleModern version of a medieval mystery play. Single set (a cart!), basic props.
SynopsisThe betrayal, trial and crucifixion of Jesus.
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The Perils at Peddler's Cove by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 9. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 16. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleMurder mystery peopled with eccentric - and suspicious - characters. One set with additional front-of-curtain scenes.
SynopsisLetters from a lawyer summon a group of people to a remote island, apparently for a weekend house-party, but then one of the guests is murdered.
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Perseus - A Hero's Headhunt by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 25. No chorus. Whilst there are nominally 25 roles, the piece is structured for flexibility - and could be played as a series of linked sketches with different actors playing the recurring characters.
Run TimeAround 70 minutes. [Estimated!] Add another 10 minutes for the optional songs.
MusicPiano/vocal scores for two optional songs are provided with the Producer's Copy of the script.
StyleSword and sandals myth brought to the stage as a comedy play (or series of sketches) for schools (and anyone else), with a couple of optional songs.
SynopsisThe story of Perseus is told with a mixture of narration and brief, dramatised scenes. The narration is delivered by the gods Athene and Hermes - who also take part in several scenes (because they want the hero to get a head.)
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Backing tracks of songs from the show as MP3 files
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A Pig Tale by Kevin Jannetts
Production by Loch Duich Primary School won Adjudicator's special award. South West Ross District Youth SCDA Festival 2016.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. Chorus. The chorus is the sort that rushes on to perform songs and dances in various guises! Most of the roles are gender-neutral, although one of the pigs is called Maureen and the wolf is called Alan, both of which tend to be specific.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!] (This allows 20 minutes for 11 songs/dances.)
MusicThe Producer's Copy of the script contains suggestions for 11 songs/dances Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleOne-act family comedy show with music. A fairytale send-up. Contains Scottish accents!
SynopsisThe story of the Three Pigs gets a revamp in this Scots story, allowing a couple of Narrators to bring the story to life with anthropomorphic pigs struggling to find a story they can take part in to keep their deal with a Fairy Solicitor. Add in a Big Bad Wolf called Alan, and it all works out fine in the end.
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