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A Charming Affair by Robert Scott
Performance by American Theatre of Dubai was the Judges Award Winner, Short and Sweet Theatre Festival (Dubai) 2014
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. The waiter is written male, but could easily become a waitress.
Run TimeAround 8 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy sketch with a simple (indicative) restaurant setting.
SynopsisSnow White and Cinderella meet for the first time in years and talk about their husbands, but soon notice a startling similarity. It's no fairy tale, but things get worse when Sleeping Beauty pops in to tell them about her new man...
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The Actress by Hilary Mackelden
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 5 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy prose monologue. Single set (a table and a phone), so could be performed front-of-curtain.
SynopsisA phone call to the director of the village Harvest Festival pageant from an experienced actress who feels, yet again, that she has been mis-cast .
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Anger Management for Dogs by Rupert Haigh
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. The two characters are both dogs.
Run TimeAround 7 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleBawdy sketch! Single set, with no specific requirements (in theory a pub - indeed could well be done in a pub). Includes mild swearing though in the context, the word 'bitch' is entirely non-pejorative.
SynopsisRex and Fido are having a drink in their local and discussing the week they've had. It's hard to keep your cool in Cat Tolerance Classes, especially when you have issues with abandonment.
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The Coffee Shop by Ray Lawrence
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Whilst the script specifies three characters, two of them are played in different eras, so could be done by different actors.
Run TimeAround 4 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort comedy sketch. Set in a coffee shop, but without need for any particular set.
Also available as part of the Diamond Jubilee 2012 collection.
SynopsisA coffee shop customer has another encounter with the tyranny of choice!
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The Bag Ladies by Frank Gibbons
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. Three ladies somewhat beyond the first flush of youth.
Run TimeAround 6 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort comedy sketch. (Three old ladies, one park bench, lots of bags, one mild swearword.)
From the Laughter Lines collection.
SynopsisA pause on a shopping trip with plenty of opportunity for misunderstanding.
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Imagine You Are A Tree by David Lovesy & Brian Two
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 2 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short comedy sketch
SynopsisSometimes meditation doesn’t bring the peace and tranquility that was sought.
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First Night Nerves by TLC Creative
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 3 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort comedy sketch with a theatrical bent.
SynopsisIt's first night of a new show and the nerves are showing...
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The Angry Doctor by Robert Scott
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. Perkins is written male but could be either. The doctor sounds male, but also could be either.
Run TimeAround 4 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort comedy sketch. Single set (a desk to represent a doctor's surgery). Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisAn anxious patient meets a doctor whose bedside manner is, to say the least, unusual.
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Nothing Exciting In Little Noddingsbury by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. All the characters are written male, but could easily be changed (although female bank robbers are an under-represented minority).
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleVery short comedy play (or a long sketch) with a single set - the minimum necessary to indicate a bank.
SynopsisTwo bank robbers hold up a small town bank - only to find that the clerk and manager are a little more relaxed than they were expecting.
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A Children's Christmas Carol by Richard James
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFifteen-minute play. No set requirements.
SynopsisCharles Dickens' festive classic much abbreviated as a play for an audience of young children, to be performed by a cast of adults (or possibly by a company of older children.)
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