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The Misfortune Of Lionel Schlusselberg by Aisha Tritle & Keelia McGovern
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 17 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short comedy skit
SynopsisLionel, an antisocial medical blogger, is coaxed into a blind double date as a favour to his best friend. Contrasting backgrounds, conversations, and the effect of peanuts result in a short-lived liaison between one pair. But all is not lost for Lionel.
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The Monkey's Paw by Amelia Armande
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Variations of casting could be used with minimal script changes - to enable 2m, 2f.
Run TimeAround 17 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act Victorian-style melodrama, with a single (cottage living room) setting.
SynopsisAdapted from the short story by W. W. Jacobs, this tense thriller brings an eerie atmosphere as tension builds - with the story of a magical monkey's paw brought from the mystic East. The paw's ability to grant wishes is irresistible, but will only end in macabre tragedy.
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Murder in the Green Room by Iris Winston
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.
StyleVery short one-act play. A murder mystery with a single simple set (backstage at a theatre) and good opportunities for character acting.
SynopsisIt looks like the new members of the 'Oak Six' drama club are getting on the nerves of the founders, but surely the old guard wouldn't resort to murder? Or would they?
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Murdering Muriel by Geoff Parker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. The paramedic is written male, but could be either (with the occasional change of pronoun).
Run TimeAround 16 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short, one act play, with no set requirement, and includes adult themes and language.
SynopsisBarry's affair with shapely neighbour Caroline is the catalyst for their plan to get rid of Barry's wife Muriel. Death by poisoned chocolate pudding is their weapon of choice, but things go badly awry for Barry.
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New Cat by Deborah Heath
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. One (female) character is an offstage voice only and could be pre-recorded.
Run TimeAround 17 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short comedy with a single (kitchen) setting.
SynopsisFang and Tom live a peaceful life with kind owners and a lovely garden. One day, they notice an intruder spraying their favourite shrub. When it looks like Ginger is going to threaten their cosy existence, they discover that he is just trying to survive during a terrible life change of his own.
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A Nice Cup of Tea by Jos Biggs
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. A middle aged couple.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort one-act comedy play, single kitchen setting (needs at least a working kettle).
SynopsisHarold has just returned from his course, training to be Health and Safety Officer at his firm. Now that he's in the know, he's determined to prevent his poor wife Marian from exposing herself to unnecessary risk while making a cuppa.
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One Foot Under by Jordan Handford
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Reverend Goodwinks is presumed male but could be female.
Run TimeAround 17 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort comedy with a single living-room set.
SynopsisMichael's already tense relationship with his in-laws is put under further strain at a funeral with a surprising finale.
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One, Two... One by Alexis Coward
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 16 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act drama
SynopsisTwo homeless people are sleeping rough in an alleyway. They pass the time in conversation which becomes ever more intimate and emotional. Their relationship comes to an abrupt end when the immense value of their meagre possessions is brought to life.
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Parallelodram by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort one-act play providing acting challenges and philosophical insight!
SynopsisThe stage is divided into two parallel universes, the left reflecting the right. On both sides, four students discuss multiverse theory and, through a series of minor choices and actions, the two universes gradually diverge, affecting the relationship of mathemetician Rainier and his girlfriend Anna.
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The Portrait by James O'Sullivan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 18 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA fun short, set in the artist's studio, which crosses characters of historical interest with some good jokes, this is likely to fit nicely into sketch nights and educational settings.
SynopsisLeonardo da Vinci is broke. His assistant Salai convinces him to finally sell the portrait he's been working on for four years. But will Lisa del Giocondo be happy with her likeness?
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