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Always...? by Alexander Browne
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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.
StyleA one act comedy set in a North American High School Library.
SynopsisStudents Hank and Cindy use the library every day at the same time as a romantic rendezvous, much to the frustration of librarian Mrs Troutman. Her efforts to keep them apart go to extreme lengths as nerdy student Berv intervenes. His motives are gradually revealed
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American Dreaming by David Pemberton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus. Nominally 12 characters: 5 male, 5 female and 2 of either gender. At least 2 character parts could be doubled.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy drama.
SynopsisSam is hoping that the DNA registry of American Dreaming will finally prove his family connection to rich old Great Uncle Franklyn and allow him to inherit his fortune. The results are not as he expected, and the revelation is made even worse when he finds out that his long-suffering wife has the most amazing American ancestry. It’s great to have a family tree, but don’t try climbing it unless the branches are strong.
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And The Bride Wore... by Cheryl Barrett
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 10. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play set in exclusive bridal shop, Bella Sposa.
SynopsisA young bride-to-be has an appointment at the shop to look at wedding dresses. Whilst this should be a special moment in her life, arguments and family jealousies surface much to the dismay of the shop owner. For some of the older women it is a time to reminisce about their own wedding day, providing touching moments amongst the comedy. An all female cast of characters play out the conflicts and tensions between the bride and groom's mismatched families as they try to reach agreement on what bride Tayla, and her bridesmaids, are to wear.
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Angel by Naadir Joseph
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 12. Chorus. Variable chorus size at Producer's discretion.
Run TimeAround 28 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play with various (simple) settings.
SynopsisA moving piece of drama - in which a group of homeless young people are given hope by one of their number, Kevin. His optimism and sense of family brings them courage to face the future.
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Anger Management by Robert Scott
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  The Allerton Players won the People's Award at Richmond One Act Drama Festival, UK and won the cup for Best Technical Achievement and Stage Management. (2019)
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy with minimal set requirements.
SynopsisA group anger management session takes a turn for the worse when the facilitator suggests the participants re-enact the things that got them sent there in the first place.
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Anna of Nazareth by Sue Gordon
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 30. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicPiano and vocal score for 16 songs supplied with the producer's copy of the script.
StyleOne-act musical for performance by teenagers, young adults or a mixture of adults and teenagers. No specific set requirements.
SynopsisChristmas musical telling the story of Mary from her betrothal to Joseph up to the birth of Jesus (roughly Matthew 1, 18-25, Luke 1, 26-38 and Luke 2, 1-7). Told from the point of view of a teenage girl, Anna, a jealous friend of Mary. It brings out the difficulty of Mary's situation within her community, but the resolution is joyous and uplifting.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** A 'backing track CD' with arrangements of songs from the show
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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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AwardsClick here to see the awards won by (productions of) this script.
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Another Cat, Another Hat by Stuart Ardern
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus. As presented on the web site, the script requires a minimum cast of 15, but the Producer's Copy provides a number of variations to the text which can reduce the cast size to 10 (with doubling).
It's panto so gender is flexible.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!] (Variations cutting characters and dances would bring the time down to around 20 minutes.)
MusicThe script has several places for songs and dances at the producer's discretion. The score for one song is provided (it's not essential, but it happens to fit.)
StyleOne-act rhyming pantomime version of Puss in Boots, designed for minimal sets but requiring a few portable items.
SynopsisThe miller's son, to his distress
Is poor and can't court the princess
That's something which his cat disputes -
A talking cat, it's Puss in Boots!
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Backing tracks of songs from the show as MP3 files
** Pantomime Fun-Packs - jokes and games for children, to supplement the programme for your show
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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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