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The Necklace by Tony Best
Performance by Cheshire Academy of Performing Arts won best Youth Production and the Syd Mence cup for a piece of theatre magic at the Wilmslow Guild One Act play Festival, 2012
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 29. Chorus. There are two main roles, and a 'chorus of voices' playing all the other roles, thus the numbers are very flexible. The chorus members play specific roles but also act as a 'Greek Chorus' to comment on the story.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play based on a short story (a moral fable) by Guy de Maupassant. Written for a youth theatre production but could be performed by adults.
SynopsisMathilde is a vain, proud woman, who regrets that the she has been born into the humbler classes. She longs to be an aristocrat. Given her chance to shine, she borrows a stunning necklace, but that is the start of her woes.
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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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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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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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** 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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Postal by Herb Hasler
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 13. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length whacky comedy play (in two acts). Single set divided into the front and back offices of the Post Office.
SynopsisA dysfunctional post office in Hicksville has a tough inspection, which isn't helped by a former employee taking everyone hostage in an attempt to get his job back. Illicit affairs, novels in progress and unrequited love, not to mention robbery ensure a busy time for all.
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Pride and Prejudice - Stage Adaptation by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleStage adaptation of Jane Austen's Novel. (A three-volume novel thoroughly distilled to become a 45 minute play!) No specific set requirements, apart from six chairs.
SynopsisElizabeth Bennet wishes to marry for love, whilst her parents and suitors see the matter entirely in terms of wealth and status. Then there's Mr. Darcy, whom Elizabeth keeps at more than arm's length for his rudeness and arrogance. Will there ever be a match?
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Puss in Boots [Short Version] by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 13. No chorus. Includes a cat and an ogre, so nothing out of the ordinary.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy (not really a pantomime treatment, though this is frequently a panto subject). Several different locations, but no real set requirements, so can be staged very simply.
SynopsisJack, the Miller's youngest son, finds himself cast out when his father retires and hands over the business to his other two sons. With only a burning ambition to be a magician, a dream of marrying a princess and his cat for company, he sets out to make his fortune. After an inauspicious start to his great adventure, a misfiring trick results in the cat being far more useful than Jack could ever have imagined.
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Rapunzel [Short Version] by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 24. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicScores for eight original songs (with keyboard accompaniment, set in easy keys!) provided with the Producer's Copy of the script.
StyleOne act musical comedy play with a Grimm spirit! Simple sets (a window frame stands in for Rapunzel's tower), simple props.
SynopsisRapunzel, abandoned by her careless and greedy parents and raised by an enchantress, is locked in a tower until she is saved by a prince's true love.
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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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Relationships in Progress by Carl Zeitler
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 17. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 64 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA collection of six short plays linked by a theme, intended to be performed together, with various simple settings. US English.
SynopsisRelationships in Progress is made up of six short plays portraying various people in relationships we all can relate to: first dates, co-workers, spouses, siblings, and friendship. Whether fun and light, serious and deep, or some combination of those, the characters deal with their relationships with one another as well as the world around them.
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