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A Midsummer Night's Dream [Modern English] by Sue Russell
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 19. Minimum total without doubling = 23. No chorus. It would be possible, by adding attendants and fairies, to increase the cast to around 30.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's Copy of the script contains suggestions for four pieces of music. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleShakespeare abridged and (mainly) in modern English. No formal set requirements.
SynopsisA shortened version of the Shakespeare original, containing nuggets of the original text with modern insertions. Shakespeare's son Hamnet holds the whole thing together as if managing a production of the play.
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Moving With The Times by Jennifer Garthwright
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 19. No chorus. If all the scripted Music Hall Turns are performed by separate groups, then at least 38 actors would be required. The characters are mainly adults (with two roles for children in the Music Hall Turns), but the show could be performed by children.
Run TimeAround 105 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music for one song (suggested for one of the Music Hall Turns) is supplied with the Producer's Copy of the script.
StyleLarge cast family comedy play, set backstage in a 1900 Music Hall, alternating with the Turns on the Music Hall stage. The script includes seven optional Turns, including a short one-act Melodrama. (Other Turns can be substituted by the producer.)
SynopsisBack stage at Mr. Harding's Music Hall all is in turmoil - ticket receipts are down as the company is threatened by the popularity of the Moving Picture House next door, Madam Harding, the star of the show, has lost her nerve, someone has blocked the chimney, causing the wings to fill with smoke, and the lowly stage hand is definitely not what he seems to be. Even so, the show must go on, and the back stage drama alternates with the Music Hall turns on the stage.
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Mr Micawber Down Under by David Barry
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. Five narrating voices also have numerous character roles.
Run TimeAround 135 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicFive musical pieces are suggested in the Producer's copy of the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA full length play with various (simple) settings.
SynopsisIn this Dickens spin-off, the Micawber family find themselves in Australia, where Mr Micawber's incorrigible optimism continues - he is sure that something will turn up. In many twists and turns the story, assisted by innovative narration here and there, unfolds - as the family, pursued by creditors finally sails into the sunset, convinced that something will turn up in New Zealand.
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Murder at the Music Hall by Laura Sanderson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 11. Minimum total with doubling = 18. Minimum total without doubling = 18. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSome suggestions for music and songs are made in the Producer's Copy of the script, though other period music could work just as well. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA melodramatic spoof of a country house murder mystery for a youth theatre company. Music Hall acts might be interspersed with the action!
SynopsisThe cast of the Music Hall are invited back to the manor house of their sponsor, Hector Clarkson. They are joined by most of the Clarkson family and a Duchess, but his Lordship is missing... until he is found murdered! Time to ask: Whodunnit?
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Nativity News by Sarah Cowan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 11. Minimum Female roles = 9. Minimum total with doubling = 24. Minimum total without doubling = 40. No chorus. Doubling possibilities make cast numbers very adaptable - at the Producer's discretion.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!] This is dependent on the optional use of music suggestions.
MusicEight music - song -suggestions provided to use for scene changes and for sound effects. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA one act play, with musical interludes, for children to perform.
SynopsisThe Nativity story re-told in an upbeat new way, using reporters and a 'newsdesk'. See the Shepherds interviewed in the fields! See the animal experts give their opinions on the donkey! All the events revealed in a fun way.
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The Norman Conquest by Richard Morris
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 13. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicOne set of song lyrics embedded in the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleVerse play, fitting with the English National Curriculum Key Stage 3 History syllabus.
SynopsisWe travel back in time to England in 1066 where William sails from Normandy (bringing an army and 'beaucoup fromage'). defeats King Harold and sets about building fortifications and surveying his new kingdom.
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Pocket Panto by Mark Niel
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus. Characters are a mixture of adults and teenage children. Could either be played by teenagers, or by a mixture of adults and kids.
Run TimeAround 85 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicA list of suggested songs is provided in the producer's copy of the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleTwo act play for teenagers (or a mix of adults and teens). Intended to be performed with minimal sets and simple props. The play itself is not a pantomime, but there is a panto inside the play!
SynopsisA school outing is derailed by mechanical trouble, leading to a night in a barn, where the drama group has to create its own entertainment - the pocket panto. (Pantomime as a play within a play!) Meanwhile there is a staffroom romance afoot (the course of which never does run smooth).
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The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain adapted by Peter Bond
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 17. Minimum total without doubling = 31. Chorus. The vast majority of the characters are written male, but need not be played that way.
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of the scripts includes suggestions for up to 19 songs (with original lyrics to well-known tunes).
However, the songs are optional - the piece functions equally well as a play. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleFull-length play/musical. A family show, written for performance by a youth theatre company, but could be a mix of adults and children.
SynopsisA faithful adaptation and well crafted dramatisation of the classic novel by Mark Twain, The Prince and the Pauper is a musical play suitable for secondary schools or Academies specialising in the performing arts. As well as historical interest it provides a challenging project for producing, directing, acting and technical disciplines in school or community settings
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The Princess and the Frog by Peter Bond
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 10. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 16 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicTwo song suggestions are supplied with the Producer's copy of the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA short rhyming play.
SynopsisSpoilt Princess Gwendolen is not satisfied with her suitors, and the frog who turns into a handsome and eligible prince is no exception. He lives happily ever after - but what of the Princess?
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Puppylove dot con by Sarah Cowan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 30. Minimum Female roles = 18. Minimum total with doubling = 48. Minimum total without doubling = 50. No chorus. Characters are 12 members of staff and 36 (or more) pupils. (Obviously could be played entirely by kids or could be mixed as per the script.)
Run TimeAround 60 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe play suggests 17 musical tracks to accompany the show. (Some of these cover scene changes, others are background or are for dances. How they are used will affect the run time!) Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleSecondary school comedy. One-act structure but could be split by an interval. Contains some bad language and occasional less-than-flattering views of teachers!
SynopsisAn hilarious glimpse into the goings on in a school preparing for the annual school dance. Once the usual staffroom grumbles are over the teachers get down to their favourite break time activity of browsing dating websites. Discovering what the staff are up to, the pupils are inspired to create their own in-school dating agency to provide partners for the dance The resultant manipulation and mix ups finally bring organiser Hazel and lovelorn Eric together in a spectacular finale which includes a comic comeuppance for school bully James.
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