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Checking Out by Jo Chandler
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play.
SynopsisSingle mother Sandra is proud of daughter Kerry Ann's academic success and high flying career, but they are both keeping secrets from each other - with tragic results.
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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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Chess as Felony by Vithal Rajan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 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 Ten in the Varadachary Chess Cycle. Convicts Claude Bloodgood and Ram Varadachary take a train with their guard to a chess tournament, but on the train they play a game for high stakes.
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Chip Off The Old Block by Liz Dobson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 70 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA play structured in three acts (but in length on the boundary between one-act and full-length plays) with one (kitchen/diner) set.
SynopsisWhen Katie decides to enlist the makers of a television programme to trace her birth Father, it has implications beyond her own family, which no one could have foreseen.
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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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A Christmas Carol In 60 Minutes Or Less! by Martin Prest
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 29. No chorus. Various doubling alternatives suggested in the Producer's copy of the script.
Run TimeAround 51 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play in various settings.
SynopsisStaying as true to the original Dickens story as time allows, it unfolds neatly through narration and action. Originally published in 2014, revised edition published September 2017.
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Christopher Columbus Was A Brat by Richard Gordon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. Characters comprise of a crusty old hobo and a teenage girl
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act fantasy with a hilltop setting.
Synopsis CT is on her way to the other side of the mountain. Not to, really, but 'away from'. In her special quiet place she meets a strange man, dressed as a hobo who has some important things to tell her.
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Cissie Encountering The Gods by Sandra Horn
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act monologue.
SynopsisCissie tells us of her life and her strange neighbour Thea. Thea and her daughter Cory have had a big effect on Cissie's life. They bring an interest beyond her brief and boring marriage and the prying eyes of her other neighbours, as well as a genuinely unexpected intimate encounter.
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Clause Fourteen by David Pollard
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 21 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act drama on a dressing room set. Part of the 'Illusion/Delusion' trio of plays, which can be bought separately or as a collection.
SynopsisAging actor Clifford finds himself in a hellish situation playing opposite his ex-wife Connie in a production which, against all probability, is a smash hit. He turns to his agent Katz to get him out of the show but he has signed an unbreakable contract and Katz is more interested in claiming his due. In the ensuing action, Clifford is made to face unpleasant truths about himself and his past relationships and to understand his position in a hell of his own creation. Think Dr Faustus!
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The Clever Clogs Gang by Jim Pinnock
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 14. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAn unusual scientific theme for a one act play, and the majority of roles are male.
SynopsisA team of research scientists find they're in line for a research grant, but may be out of a job shortly thereafter. Should they take the money and run, or apply themselves to producing some results before their time is up?
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Poster template, illustrated by Dale French, for 'The Clever Clogs Gang' by Jim Pinnock. (High resolution jpg file with space for adding information about the production.)
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