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A Chaotic Christmas Carol by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 23. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 27 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act verse play, rearranging Dickens.
Synopsis'A Christmas Carol' is given a huge twist to show Scrooge as a determined do-gooder, despite the machinations of wicked embezzler Bob Cratchit and the forlorn ghost of grasping Jacob Marley, plus assorted spirits.
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Charlie to the Checkout Please by Robert Scott
Charlie To The Checkout Please - Best Play Legacy High School Theater, Las Vegas (2018)
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. All roles are gender non-specific.
Run TimeAround 22 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne act comedy set in a supermarket with minimal set requirements.
SynopsisIt’s Riley’s first day on the checkout, and things are not going well: product returns, complaints, queue-jumping and an armed robbery! Charlie said he’d be on hand, but he’s not answering the PA. So Riley steps up.
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Chasing the Zodiac by Roger Lee
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 59 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act comedy (with a few serious moments) on a split set. (Contains strong language.)
SynopsisGemma has signed up for a new TV show that finds out how different star signs deal with traumatic events, and they've tracked down Bob, her long-lost father. Bob runs an umbrella factory with his surrogate nephew Matt, whose idea of an umbrella-drone hybrid is unlikely to save their business.
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Checkout by Johnny Grim
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Whilst there isn't a formal chorus, there is scope to add extra shoppers in the supermarket.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy. Single set (mainly indicated by the sounds of a supermarket!) Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisThe latest technology to hit supermarkets and department stores is the self-serve checkout. Marketed as a 'time-saving bonus for customers without time to spare', the public en masse appear to embrace the message. But will this perceived timesaving be worth the hidden cost?
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Chekhov's Shorts by Anton Chekhov, adapted Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 13. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 48 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA collection of five short plays based on short stories by Anton Chekhov.
SynopsisA Lottery Ticket adapted from the story of the same title
A Meeting on a Train Loosely adapted from 'An Enigmatic Nature'
Difficult People adapted from the story of the same title
Natalie’s Vacation adapted from 'A Tripping Tongue'
I’m Famous based on 'Joy'
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Chemistry Lessons by George Freek
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort one-act farcical comedy. Single domestic set (preferably with a practical door or at least the sound of a hefty slam!)
SynopsisA Chemistry teacher is having trouble coming to terms with his impending matrimony, when he's suddenly swept into the middle of another couple's marriage problems. Once he's proved he's not having an affair with the wife or the daughter, he still has his own fiancée to sort out...
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Christmas at Thompson Hall by Anthony Trollope adapted by Peter Bond
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus. The hotel staff are written male, but could be played female.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA 25-minute comedy, based on the story by Anthony Trollope. Two simple sets.
SynopsisOn the 23rd of December, 1872, Mr and Mrs Brown arrive in a hotel in Paris, as does Mr Jones. They all need to travel to England early the following morning. Due to a mix-up during the night, Mr Jones believes Mrs Brown has tried to murder him, which makes everyone's journey - and the following revelations - all the more uncomfortable.
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The Christmas Carol [Version 4] by Anthony Paul Lashley
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 18. Chorus. The number of carol singers is unspecified. The author suggests (but does not insist) that when Scrooge is reformed, he might be played by a different actor to emphesise the change! Something for productions to play with.
Run TimeAround 57 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicLyrics to a number of (out-of-copyright) carols are embedded in the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleOne-act play with songs. Multiple locations, but indicated by lighting and furniture rather than full-stage sets.
SynopsisDickens' Christmas tale of redemption is given a little comic twist and run at a smarter pace, but still delivers the required moral lesson along with the laughs.
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Cinderella's Beanstalk by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 14. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 24 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort rhyming pantomime mixing folk tales.
SynopsisA wonderful rhyming collision of Jack and the Beanstalk and Cinderella, with an unexpected but happy ending for everyone except the no-so Charming Prince.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Pantomime Fun-Packs - jokes and games for children, to supplement the programme for your show
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Cinderella's Grumpy Turkey by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 21. Minimum total without doubling = 26. Chorus. Variable chorus size at Producer's discretion (non-speaking roles).
Run TimeAround 41 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act rhyming panto-style play.
SynopsisWesley, a particularly Grumpy Turkey, is dispatched to Cinderella to be fattened for Christmas dinner, but Wesley is clearly not happy to be the dinner! Captain Hook, Piratical guests, and even Abanaza too, are invited to the Palace for Christmas, but the sisters - being far from elegant, are not to be suited. However, it turns out lucky for Wesley that the Genie can concoct a better recipe for success.
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