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The Ghosts of Marvin Grange by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 20. No chorus. Principal characters nominally adults but could be played by teenagers or a mixed group of teenagers and adults.
Run TimeAround 65 minutes. [Estimated!] (Dependent on how much the actors ham up the death scene!)
MusicNone.
StyleMelodrama - with the playwright's tongue firmly in his cheek. (Two acts - but relatively short.)
SynopsisChristopher Sinclair receives a strange summons and returns to Marvin Grange, a remote estate on a lonely moor to unravel the mystery of a haunting that is driving his cousin's wife mad...
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God's Minstrel by Joseph P. Ritz
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus. Four of the characters are intended to be doubled by one actor (though they need not be). The roles of Clare's Cousin and the Soldier are optional.
Run TimeAround 70 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleYou can think of this either as a short two-act play, or a long one-act play. Single set.
SynopsisMixed in with a little tale from modern times, this is the story of how Francis of Assisi became a saint. A moving and honest telling.
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Goldilocks, Three Bears and the Detectives by Juliet Devon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 14. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 70 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFamily show, structurally in two acts, but run-time on the boundary between one-act and full-length. (Could be expanded with songs at the discretion of the production.)
SynopsisThe Bears' cottage has been ransacked - porridge eaten, furniture wrecked, and someone looking a lot like Goldilocks fled the scene when the Bears came home. But is she really guilty? The detectives investigate.
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Hats Off! - The Musical by Sue Gordon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 9. Chorus. A nucleus of seven actors, backed by a chorus (with no size limitations) singing the songs.
Run TimeAround 60 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music for seven songs (original lyrics to Victorian period music) is supplied with the Producer's copy of the script.
StyleMusical for children (could also be staged by adults for kids). Whilst by length we would class this as a one-act play, it is split into two acts and an interval is advised so that the single set can be redressed to mark the passage of time!
SynopsisMrs. Green is the real driving force behind 'Barker's Bonnets' a milliner's shop in Victorian England. However, she faces unemployment when Mr. Barker sells up to emigrate. A secret scheme is hatched to allow her to continue - and to thrive in the modern world of the 1870s. (The script tells an engaging story whilst exploring the novelties, inventions and social nuances of the Victorian world. This would fit well with the English National Curriculum Key Stage 2 History Topic, 'The Victorians'.)
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** A 'rehearsal CD' with piano arrangements of songs from the show
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A Heart-Shaped Cushion by Louise Wade
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 21. No chorus. The patients can be any age from about thirty-five to sixty-five. Beth and Tom should be about the same age. Doubling and trebling-up is possible with a minimum of one man and six women
Run TimeAround 67 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama following a patient's experience with breast cancer, through chemo and physiotherapy, to exiting the treatment.
SynopsisAlong the way we meet people dealing with similar experiences.
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Heksejag by S. Ardern (vertaal deur Ronèl de Beer)
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 14. Chorus. Minimum mansrolle = 4. Minimum vrouerolle = 2. Minimum totaal met doeblering = 12. Minimum totaal sonder doeblering = 14. Koor. Alle karakters is volwassenes, maar die teks is geskryf vir tieners.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
Style'n Eenakter met basiese rekwisiete en geen dekorvereistes nie. Baie koorwerk.
SynopsisWanneer 'n ou tannie in haar gehuggie intrek, word sy eers met vyandigheid begroet. Mettertyd veroorsaak haar kennis van natuurlike medisyne egter dat sy die gemeenskap se respek wen. Die moeilikheid begin wanneer siektes en hongersnood uitbreek en die ou tannie van heksery beskuldig word. (Heksejag is an Afrikaans translation of Witch Hunt by Stuart Ardern.)
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Hollingsborough Children's School Nativity Play by Archie Wilson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 13. No chorus. It is intended that adults play all the roles (despite there being only one or two roles in which the adults play adults).
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleParody of a children's nativity play in which adults take the roles of the children
SynopsisIt's Nativity time again, and the kids are having the usual trouble - they can't keep the lines straight, can't pronounce the long words and want to wave at their parents as soon as they're onstage. This play will feel very familiar to a lot of people!
It should be emphasised that this is a parody and is not intended as a children's nativity play!
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Hotel Casablanca by S. J. Edwards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 9. Minimum total with doubling = 18. Minimum total without doubling = 20. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 29 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicOne song Is suggested in the Producer's copy of the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleOne-act comedy on 4 minimal sets, suitable for youth theatre.
SynopsisThe Hotel Casablanca is unfortunately short on staff, just as Lady Chalfont arrives, trying to protect her necklace from a jewel thief. But will the thief be spotted in amongst the James Bond conventioneers and detective Sam Shovel?
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How Did That Get In My Locker? by Andrew M. Frodahl
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 17. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 63 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act school play - chiefly American in theme and content, though could be adapted for other audiences.
SynopsisWhen prom queen Emily goes missing and her bra turns up in Dullon Bland’s locker, only teen PI Ithaca Shue can help him.
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Howard Does His Best by Geoff Parker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 13. No chorus. The 10 'soldiers' are gender non-specific.
Run TimeAround 28 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act comedy suitable for performance by teens and chldren.
SynopsisAt the school dance, Howard, egged on by Wayne and Dave, sets out to cross the dance floor to ask Chardonnay (the most beautiful girl in the school) for a dance, but on the way various bits of his body begin to let him down.
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