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The Alf Factor by David Dean
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. 3 characters are gender non-specific.
Run TimeAround 6 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short sketch combining a Viking era setting with a satire on reality TV.
SynopsisAlfred is trying to rally the Saxons to move against the Vikings. Unfortunately for him, they’ve heard a story about the cakes, and they’re not impressed.
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Aliens v Aliens by Sarah Reilly
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play with a single (office) setting on a far away planet.
Part of the Aliens collection of short plays for youth people.
SynopsisA satirical look at our dependence on technology. which has led to a breakdown in personal social interaction. Aliens plan to invade the Earth but are bewildered by this state of affairs.
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All This Time... by Jack Hutchinson
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 7 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleEasy-to-stage comedy sketch, requiring only two chairs. Takes audition gossip to a new level of cattiness.
SynopsisTwo ageing amateur dramatic divas have auditioned for the same role in this year’s pantomime. As they await the director's decision, they snipe and argue with each other over past glories.
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All Your Future Endeavors by Molly McCluskey
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. Lynn has a playing age appropriate to someone who has put in 20 years at the workplace.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute bitter-sweet comedy. Single (implied) workplace setting. Contains very mild swearing.
SynopsisLynn's being let go after twenty years with the company. Downsizing, they call it, but even though they've sent Joseph the security guard to escort her off the premises, she's not going quietly.
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The Also-Ran Club by Robert Black
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. An interesting set of people. It's not that they're a bunch of losers, just that they never manage to win...
Run TimeAround 6 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort comedy sketch. No specific set requirements (you have to decide for yourself where the Also-Ran Club might meet.)
SynopsisA group of unsuccessful inventors including Ted Edison and Mickey Morse make valiant efforts to invent a club for also-rans but amid confusion they are doomed, as usual, to failure.
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Alternate Reality by Jonathan Edgington
Short-listed (out of over 1,500 scripts submitted) for the Short&Sweet Sydney 2022 Playwriting Festival.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. There are three roles, but Paula and Desirae are played by the same person. (Read the script to see why.)
Run TimeAround 8 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort comedy sketch. Sci-fi or fantasy (it depends on where you draw the boundary) set in an unusual shop.
SynopsisLong suffering Paula is rapidly running out of patience with her nice but predictable and boring husband - so how will she react when he steps out of his comfort zone and buys her the most unusual birthday present ever?
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Ambition by Tony Best
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Could be performed by children or a mixture of adults and children. (Or even, for more comic effect, with the children's roles taken by adults.) It might be possible for Mr James, the teacher, to double as the fairy!
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleSimple, short comedy play. No set, simple props (a chair, a magic wand...)
Arguably a moral play - be careful what you wish for...
SynopsisThree schoolgirls are given the chance to have their fondest wish come true, but things don't quite work out the way they hope, and soon they're all having second thoughts.
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Anger Management for Dogs by Rupert Haigh
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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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Annie's Love by Robert Scott
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 9 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA serious prose monologue with no required set, but a few essential props.
SynopsisAnnie is speaking into a camcorder, recording a message for the future - for someone she loves very much.
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Another Day, Another Gossip by Frank Gibbons
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. Whilst the two characters are women, they might be played as women by men in non-glamorous drag. (British people with long memories are invited to contemplate Les Dawson in this context.)
Run TimeAround 6 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort sketch. Simple set representing a living room.
SynopsisA couple of 'mature' ladies take in tea, cakes and gossip.
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