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Reading by Firelight by Margaret Histed
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. Range of (playing) ages from 'the twins' aged eight to their seventy-year-old grandfather. (The twins need not be identical, nor of the same gender.)
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA touching short play (three 'acts', but a total time of only 15 minutes). Single domestic set - mainly indicated by a few essential props. Contains one mild swear-word (which can be dropped at the direcor's discretion).
SynopsisEddie's family surprise him with a party on his seventieth birthday, but there's a row and his granddaughter leaves suddenly. She returns later to open her heart to the old man and gain some understanding.
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Reality? by Bob Tucker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. Two adults and one teenager.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleStartling fifteen minute play. Single set (just a couch), minimal props.
SynopsisWhat's going on? They appear to be a family, but they don't agree about who's who - or, indeed anything else!
Parallel universes are colliding in one house, causing confusion about identity, location and time.
(Okay, strictly, if they are parallel it should not be possible for them to collide, but the grammatical part of 'Multiverse' theory is not yet as advanced as the mathematics, so you'll just have to put up with an imprecise description!)
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The Regency Matchmaking Match by Damian Trasler & David Lovesy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 11 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA fun mash-up of two recognisable settings makes for a good sketch that would fit well into variety nights.
SynopsisIt's the final ball of the season and the last chance for the Regency gentry to find their perfect partner. The commentary follows the events of their attempted matchmaking in the style of a football (soccer) match.
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Ring Finger by E. C. Chapman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleDramatic monologue (not for the squeamish) in a single set (it really only needs a bedroom chair).
SynopsisElizabeth travels with a childhood friend to The Pyramids where the old moral to 'be careful what you wish for' takes a violent and unexpected turn.
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The Sacrifice by Rebecca Preen
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleEmotionally powerful fifteen minute drama that manages to examine the effect of trauma on a whole family without stepping outside the hospital room of the patient.
SynopsisBeth is in a coma, and her family wait by her bedside, but as time passes it becomes clear Beth is not going to wake up. Her Mum is the most reluctant to move on, but even she can't fool herself any longer. But they can't hear what's happening inside Beth's head...
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The Script by Trevor Suthers
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFifteen minute play. No set requirements, simplest of props (four scripts!). Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisA Producer, Director and Actor have called a meeting to tell the writer of a play that they loved it so much they want to change every aspect of it.
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Scripted by Brenna McBride
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleQuirky comedy short on a coffee shop set.
SynopsisCoffee house waitress Jenny has written her own happy ending for herself and her favorite customer, Kevin - and she's hired the perfect director, Linda, to make her fantasy a reality. But what happens if life refuses to imitate art?
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Searching by Bob Tucker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFifteen-minute comedy play. Single set (a reception area, so little more than a coffee table and a couple of chairs).
SynopsisDavid is going to be on a new television show where he picks from a selection of six women and dates them to determine his match. Trouble is, he seems to be scaring them off before the show even starts...
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The Shadow of Christmas by Martyn Chapman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 0. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleProse monologue - a good character piece - with minimal set and an ill-fitting costume!
SynopsisA reluctant Father Christmas talks about his feelings during the festive season, remembering the daughter he lost and considering what life might have been like.
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Shakespeare's Women by Jonathan Edgington
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus. Four on-stage characters plus four phone voices (which could be recordings).
Run TimeAround 13 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort comedy play.
SynopsisBest-selling author, acknowledged world authority on Shakespeare and totally irresistible to women, Herbie has the world at his feet. Or rather, he did, until three mysterious visitors arrive late at night with a mind-blowing offer...
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