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Man on a Donkey by Graham Trasler
RolesMinimum Male roles = 17. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 23. Minimum total without doubling = 39. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 65 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA passion play with the action interspersed with song suggestions.
(Originally created for a church production, but could, of course, be used elsewhere.)
SynopsisThe Easter story, from the entry of Jesus into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday through betrayal, arrest and trial to crucifixion.
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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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No Strings Attached by Johnny Grim
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 23 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of this script contains suggestions for two songs. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA one act play with music, set in a puppet tent.
SynopsisFlip and Scratch are fairground puppets, once big stars but now fallen on hard times. Faced with the inevitable decline of their audiences, they discuss their various options.
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Once Upon a Time NOT in Bollywood by Subrata Das
RolesMinimum Male roles = 19. Minimum Female roles = 15. Minimum total with doubling = 34. Minimum total without doubling = 40. Chorus. Many characters may be doubled.
Run TimeAround 86 minutes. [Estimated!] Dependent on the songs used.
MusicSuggestions for 8 songs are provided with the Producer's copy of this script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA full length play with music and dance, in five acts - although two act length, and with many settings.
SynopsisThis play portrays the kinds of struggles moderates face within the left and right-wing political parties in India. Malati and Praveen, have had opposing political views since their days growing up together in a village, but enjoyed a romantic relationship. Despite his love for politics, Praveen still dreams about being a Bollywood actor... and the play explores the voices of rich, middle class, and poor people, obstacles within families for women in politics, and extreme political rhetoric.
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Palmy Balmy Days by Richard Morris
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. All characters are senior citizens.
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's copy of the script suggests music and songs - including gospel songs, spirituals and hymns. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleLong one-act play (or a full-length play designed to be played as a single act). Single (minimal) set, few props. Contains swearing and recreational vegetation.
SynopsisOn the threshold of the afterlife, Divine Intervention greets the newly arrived (or recently departed), the start of a reconciliation process, and a review of the lot each was dealt in life.
A meditation on the vagaries of getting old and the expectations, frustrations and disappointments of the participants.
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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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Ragtime Mystery by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. In addition to the principal characters it would be possible to have a number of non-speaking 'extras'.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThree Scott Joplin rags suggested as musical accompaniment. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleShort, simple detective story. Three scenes, but integrated by music whilst the set is dressed for the next scene.
SynopsisGossip columnist Veronica Rivers gets a mysterious invitation to a party, where she recognises an infamous jewel thief - just before a diamond necklace goes missing. It's down to Charlie 'Ragtime' Jones the piano-playing detective to solve the mystery.
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Rings Around The World by Keith Badham
Premiere production won Best Youth Production and Best Youth Male awards at the Bedfordshire One Act Play Festival 2013.
(50% of author's royalties are donated to 'Ambitious about Autism'.)
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 23. No chorus. Sign Language is also used in this play.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSuggested music is by The Super Furry Animals and Gruff Rhys. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA one act drama with music, dance and multiple simple settings suggested by the cast.
SynopsisYoung Mark is autistic and we are swept into his world in this moving and satirical picture of his short life.
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Santa School by Louise Wade
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 21. Minimum total without doubling = 21. Chorus. Characters include adults, elves and children. Who actually plays the roles is up to you!
Run TimeAround 54 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's Copy of the script contains suggestions for 8 songs (for which lyrics are embedded in the script). Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleFun family entertainment for the Christmas period, which puts Santa into an original situation that avoids the clich├ęs while fitting in lots of songs.
SynopsisSanta's test of a new sleigh has resulted in a crash, and while he waits for the recovery team of elves to arrive, he ambles off to investigate a Santa School. Can the real Santa pass muster for a corporation Santa at Toyland?
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