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The Girls of Autumn by Paul Barile
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 53 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA comedy, structurally in two acts but of one-act length, on a split (park bench/jewellery store) set. US English.
SynopsisThe legendary Summer Set - an all-woman jewel-thief circle from the 1970s - has retired to a quiet life. In their early sixties, they seem content, until the elusive Autumn Diamond makes it way to their little patch of the earth. Enter a mysterious visitor and an old friend-turned-nemesis, and the race is on to steal the diamond and go out in style.
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Going Places by Liz Dobson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy, Single kitchen setting.
SynopsisWe meet Melanie on the day that her divorce from Simon is to be finalised. The divorce resulted from Simon's affair with glamorous but vacuous Tulisa who is 15 years his junior and with whom he feels he can 'go places'. Melanie is not coping well with her emotions or her financial difficulties but has sterling support from both her mother and her friend Liz. However, things get a little fraught when Simon and Tulisa call round to claim some pictures from the marital home to help furnish their new pad. However, it turns out that Melanie has the last laugh...
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Going Underground by Christopher Morgan
Awarded the George Taylor Memorial Award as winner of the 2005 One Act Playwriting Competition of the National Drama Festivals Association
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play, single set - the interior of an underground train. Simple props.
SynopsisSeven travellers on the underground with a series of overlapping stories.
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Going, Going, Gone by John Peel
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 55 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleWith very well observed and realistic characters this one act comedy takes a wry look at family relationships.
SynopsisLong suffering Vera has reached the limit of her patience and has decided to leave her marriage of 40 years to Fred. Her preparations are interrupted by sister Doreen's announcement that after a multitude of marriages, she has realised that she is gay and brings round fiancée Jo to meet Fred and Vera. Doreen and Jo are closely followed by Honey, Fred and Vera's daughter, who brings more bewilderment for them with her announcement that her six-week marriage is over! The resultant hilarious chaos proves too much for Fred who is spurred on to assert himself with drastic and unexpected action.
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The Golden Galah by Richard Ward
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. Narrator or Chairperson may be M or F.
Run TimeAround 24 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act comedy melodrama, which could be incorporated into a Music Hall, with a single - wooden shack - set.
SynopsisAs the Hardcastles struggle to make a living on their infertile land in 1930s Australia, daughter Chastity reveals she is not chaste, she is expecting! Her young man, Clarence, is unaware of this and, having failed to convince her father of his worth, sets off to seek gold. Chastity's stepmother, plots a marriage between Chastity and the wealthy Roland. Will Clarence find gold and return in the nick of time?
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Goldilocks, Three Bears and the Detectives by Juliet Devon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 14. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 70 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFamily show, structurally in two acts, but run-time on the boundary between one-act and full-length. (Could be expanded with songs at the discretion of the production.)
SynopsisThe Bears' cottage has been ransacked - porridge eaten, furniture wrecked, and someone looking a lot like Goldilocks fled the scene when the Bears came home. But is she really guilty? The detectives investigate.
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The Golf War Widows by Damian Trasler
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleSingle set (a bar), modern realism, analysis of character, behaviour and relationships
SynopsisThree women meet behind the scenes at a corporate Golf Tournament. Theresa is a wife who has built her own business in response to her husband's obsession with work and her own fading looks. Dotty has brought up a family despite the disinterest of her husband and Rachel... became a crime-fighter.
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Grave Matters by Peter Stallard
Production by Carbost Village Drama Group garnered two trophies (Best Stage Presentation and Best Actor) at the Skye One Act Drama Festival, 2013
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. The Grave Warden is written male, but could easily be played female. The two female parts could, conceivably, be doubled, but the effect of Mrs. Roberts' final entrance would probably be better with more time for make-up!
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA ghost story told as a humorous one-act play. Single graveyard set, simple props.
SynopsisA magistrate and a Police Sergeant stole a valuable chalice and hid the theft under the cover of arson committed by a local troublemaker. Now their souls are bound to the churchyard until they can restore the chalice.
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Grecian Cat by Erica Glenn
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA snappy short play about four twenty-somethings. One set (the kitchens of two adjoining apartments).
SynopsisAmber's Grecian cat figurine guards the front of her apartment and she believes it guards her fortune too, so when her new neighbour crushes it with his car, she wants revenge. The two adversaries and their roommates learn a lot about each other and themselves.
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Growing Up With Martin by Paul Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 60 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play (three sets)
SynopsisMartin is twenty four, living in a rented flat with his girlfriend, and working at the bottom of the corporate ladder in an accounting firm run by his Mum and Dad. He's frustrated by his lowly position, but equally annoyed by the idea that he should have to exert himself to get on in life. In the course of one day we see him downtrodden, turn a corner and find a new goal, just to have one of the dearest things snatched from him.
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