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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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Are You Watching Me? by Tony Frier
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 38 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play - ostensibly a comedy, though with a dark twist ending that befits a thriller.
SynopsisAli is close to giving birth, and desperate to leave the dingy apartment where she and her husband Jon are living until her mother’s house sells. All the while, there’s a man watching them from another block of flats. When Ali receives a disturbing text, Jon decides to confront the voyeur - it's at this point a dark secret is revealed.
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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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Artists Anonymous by John Passadino
Best Seller
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Ralph's mother is an offstage voice and could, conceivably, be a recording. The pizza deliverer is silent and compatible with whatever gender range is open to the producer!
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play, single set. A sharp script with some interesting characters and real emotion in it.
SynopsisThree long-serving writers meet up for their weekly writing meeting. Will this be the one where they finally crack the winning formula, or just the one where Ralph, living in his parent's basement again after his latest marriage break up, cracks? That was a lousy sentence, but this time they think they've come up with a winner... they'll fake the death of one of the writing team and use the publicity to sell a story at last! But who will get the chop for the sake of success?
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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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