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From Bad to Worse by Cheryl Barrett
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 37 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act comedy with a single (meeting room) setting.
SynopsisPotts Rhoding Amateur Theatrical Society meet to discuss the local newspaper review of their latest production. Everyone’s a critic as the committee meeting falls into disarray, accusations fly, and a few home truths are laid bare.
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Glitz by Damian Woods
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 28 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama on a single theatre dressing room set.
SynopsisWhen a former Hollywood star attempts a stage combeack, the young reporter sent to interview her finds the actress determined to put things right with the family she left behind in pursuit of fame and fortune.
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The Guests by Carolyn Drury
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 38 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy drama with a single (living room) setting.
SynopsisFeeling the financial pinch after a generous Christmas, pensioner and former child movie star Mary opens her house to some visiting actors. Two are pleasant enough characters, but Louise is more of a handful.
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The Importance Of Being Belinda by John Garforth
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 37 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy with a single (garden) setting. Adult themes and strong language abound!
SynopsisThe feminist Sapphire Theatre Collective is in final rehearsal for Oscar Wilde’s ‘The Importance Of Being Earnest’. Wilde’s script has been revised and updated to cater for an all female cast and political correctness by Belinda. The opening is in doubt as Belinda has been arrested for gross indecency on stage during a previous performance, but the show must go on!
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The Importance Of Peaches by Tony Domaille
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 27 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy with a single setting
SynopsisThe Southbury Players Committee is meeting to discuss the group's poor record of success. Members are looking for a big idea to revive the group's fortunes, but when all seems lost, salvation comes from an unexpected source.
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Just Breathe In, Dear by Cheryl Barrett
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 22 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act light comedy play set in a theatre wardrobe department. Originally published 2015, revised 2019.
SynopsisAs well as treading the boards in every show, Joyce is the wardrobe mistress for an amateur dramatic society. She is rather disorganised and leaves everything to the last minute. Deidre has piled on the pounds since the last pantomime, so her fairy costume won’t zip up. Joyce’s mood pre-show week swings from despair to rage and Deidre feels the full force of her wrath. Marjorie has been putting her DIY skills to good use. Julian has problems of his own. Ann has no sympathy for any of them.
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Keep Smiling Through by Suzan Holder
RolesMinimum Male roles = 14. Minimum Female roles = 15. Minimum total with doubling = 33. Minimum total without doubling = 33. Chorus. Chorus size at Producer's discretion
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!] Variable timing possible with songs used
MusicWell known songs from the wartime era. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA play for schools, with songs, set in a theatre in Britain in World War 2.
SynopsisA Theatre Company preparing and presenting a variety show evokes life in wartime Britain through drama, song, dance and some pathos.
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Like it or Not by George Freek
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy. Single set (hotel sitting room), which need not be elaborate.
SynopsisA young playwright waits to meet the star who may produce his play, but his fiancée wants in on the act. More than that, her father has planned a meeting with the actress, and it turns out her mother is going to have her own surprising encounter.
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Make Up by Terry Adlam
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. One offstage voice, could be pre-recorded.
Run TimeAround 21 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act play, with a simple set.
SynopsisPartners in comedy for many years, Bob and Roy have reached a crisis point. Bob has had enough of the club circuit, but Roy isn't ready to give up. Will the two be able to compromise, or is it the end of the road?
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Making Theatre History by tlc Creative
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. The characters are all amateur actors, darling.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicLyrics (set to snatches of songs from musicals) are included in the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleShort one-act comedy (with snatches of song). Simple village hall committee-room set. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisIt is decision time for the Amdram society committee. The next show must be chosen tonight and after months of arguments and division, the task of making that choice has been handed to the chair, Richard, to make. But Richard's announcement is not quite what everyone was expecting...
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