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Anniversary by Stephen Scheurer-Smith
Best New Play Sawston Drama Festival 2010 Production by Waterbeach Community Players
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy fuelled by family tensions.
SynopsisKevin decides to celebrate his 25th Wedding Anniversary by recreating the wedding reception but his plans start to unravel with the arrival of his drunken brother...
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Apple Strudel, Chess and Ethics by Vithal Rajan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA combination of Indian storytelling and chess! Simple props, but needs a means of displaying the chess moves to the audience.
SynopsisGame Five in the Varadachary Chess Cycle. Albert Einstein challenges J. Robert Oppenheimer to a chess match, with Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar looking on, as they discuss physics and ethics in the lead-up to the Manhattan Project.
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April Groom by Pat Wollaston
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play with a single apartment setting. Contains some adult themes and language.
SynopsisJim is to be married to Judy tomorrow. Best Man Phil and Judy's sister Mel set up an April Fool's joke which goes awry.
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Armed Robbery For Dummies by Paul R. Roman
Performance by One Shot Theatre won the Adjudicator's shield at the Warwickshire One Act Plays festival 2010
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Three live characters and a corpse.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort one-act play with a single set and very black humour.
SynopsisFrank needs a change and thinks armed robbery is the way to go. He consults with his recently paroled friend, but the first attempt goes wrong and he ends up with a dead neighbour on his hands. So he needs to get some quick lessons in body disposal...
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Arrival by Stephen Scheurer-Smith
Best Stage Presentation Cambridge Drama Festival 2011 Production by Waterbeach Community Players
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama fuelled by family tensions.
SynopsisKevin and Anne return from an evening function to find Anne's brother asleep in the back garden. When a young policewoman arrives on the scene her subsequent questioning exposes dark secrets in their seemingly settled lives.
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As It Was by Lucy Atkinson
Winner of The Russell Whiteley Award for new writing at Sedgefield's 43rd Drama Festival of One-Act Plays. 2019
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 10. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 16. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act supernatural drama on a simple set. Suitable for youth theatre.
SynopsisFour teenagers enter a derelict house, stirring memories of the children who lived there in the past.
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As They Like It by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 23 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA light one act drama with a 17th Century Inn setting.
SynopsisWilliam Shakespeare is struggling to get the approval of his company, who are adamant that the first draft of the 'Scottish Play' is lacking in a number of key characters. His friends are quite persuasive and he is encouraged by barmaid Meg. So the bard relents and the play - as we now know it - is born.
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Asking For Trouble by Pat Edwards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 23 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short topical play with simple sets.
SynopsisTwo girls, approaching their sixteenth birthdays, go out and are refused entry to a club. Against their will, an older guy gets in to share their taxi and there is an unwanted incident. Was how they were dressed a contributory factor?
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Aspects of a Betrayal by David Pollard
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. One character is gender non-specific and voice only.
Run TimeAround 27 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act drama on a drawing room set. Part of the 'Illusion/Delusion' trio of plays, which can be bought separately or as a collection.
SynopsisDolly is visited by Tom, an old colleague of ler late husband Travis, who was a spy. The scandal which surrounded Travis’ defection fatally damaged Tom’s career and marriage. It becomes apparent that Tom is in fact spying on Dolly and that his past and present friendship has been nothing but a cover. At first devastated by yet another act of betrayal, Dolly sees the triviality of the whole process. At the close, she and Tom listen to Travis’ tawdry funeral as it is broadcast from St Petersburg.
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Auditions by Peter Appleton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play. Minimal set requirements.
SynopsisThe Amdrammers are meeting again, trying to ensure they get enough rehearsals to prevent last year's embarrassment. Competition for the few parts is hot, and just when it's cast, the producer drops a bombshell...
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