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All the President's Turds by Bernard Scahill
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus. Whilst most of the characters are written male, adjustment would be easy. There are nominally five reporters in the White House press corps, but their lines could easily be combined.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFifteen minute comedy play - a parody of war-mongering and political coalition building.
SynopsisThe President of the USA needs a distraction as he comes up for re-election, so he 'finds' a new Al-Qaeda base, but he needs a coalition to lead. Bob and Jay can only find one country to go along with it - the newly formed Turdistan.
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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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All's Will That Ends Will by Barry Wood
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. The cast are written as 1M, 2F, but with minor adaptations, this could be changed to any combination that fits the plot.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy skit set in a doctor's office.
SynopsisJessica takes her husband to the doctor with a medical emergency - he won't stop speaking in Shakespeare quotes. Sadly, the doctor is a Shakespeare fan and finds it more alluring than annoying.
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An Almost Correct Christmas Story by James O'Sullivan
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 15. No chorus. Most of the characters are written male, but since their activities are gender-neutral, reassignment would not change the piece.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA light hearted take on the Nativity.
SynopsisFollowing the gospels relatively closely with a few whimsical modifications, the play makes for a humorous end of year festival production with the added benefit of being suitable for performance as a satirical piece by adults or as a tongue in cheek comedy by children and youth groups.
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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
Selected (out of over 1,4000 scripts submitted) for performance at the Short&Sweet Hollywood 2024 International Playwriting Festival.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. 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.) The Shop Owner is written male but could easily be female.
Run TimeAround 8 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort comedy. 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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Alternative Life by Vladislav Nenchev
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 18 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA two-handed satirical comedy sketch.
SynopsisChiropractor Vicki rushes to the chemist to get some medicine for an injured patient. She finds her usual pharmacist has been replaced by homeopathic practitioner Bert, whose suggestions for alternative medicines don't impress her.
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The Amazing Adventures of Frog Man by Damian Trasler
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 3 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short comedy sketch with aquatic characters, no specific set.
SynopsisSuper Hero Frog Man and his trusted sidekick face their nemesis...
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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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