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The Affidavit by Janet S. Tiger
THE AFFIDAVIT - 1st place (1983) cash award and full production WORLD PREMIERE
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFifteen-minute play. Single set (a pawn shop in New York in the 1940s). A brief glimpse into individual lives, set against the background of the holocaust.
SynopsisHilda Gruenberg has to renew her father's visa affidavit to stand a chance of getting him out of Nazi Germany to join her in America, but it'll cost her $650. She believes her family heirloom ring is worth $10,000, so she's shocked when the pawnshop owner, Mr Meyer, only offers her $650 for it. Why is he taking advantage of her desperation, and is she too proud to accept?
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Baggy Trousers by Gill Medway
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 19 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act play.
SynopsisThere's plenty of life left in Sid, although he’s approaching his eightieth birthday. But when Melanie arrives from the Cosy Comfort Care Agency, her blinkered patronising approach forces Sid to re-live scenes from his past. What will it take for Melanie to see - and appreciate - the real man?
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Bank Holiday Mondays and Other Ways to Kill a Marriage by Lorraine Forrest-Turner
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short two handed play, containing swearing.
SynopsisPippa and Jake are stranded in a traffic jam on their way home from Jake's parents' house. Worse, they don't have the bag with the baby things for little Josh. He's asleep for now, but surely things couldn't get worse?
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Bench Mark 2 by Emma Wise
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act play with a single (park bench) setting.
SynopsisA man and a woman conduct an increasingly tense enigmatic conversation on a park bench, culminating in an abrupt, shocking ending.
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Best Served Cold by Alan Robinson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus. Reginald is described as being in his twilight years and should give the impression of being - how shall we put this? - well padded.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen minute play for a gastronome. Set simply a table, chair and napkin.
SynopsisIn this bitter sweet monologue we have all the ingredients of an enthralling menu with a delicious twist for dessert. As food critic Reginald assesses another average meal, something has left a bad taste in his mouth - a taste that triggers memories of a sweet love, a bitter betrayal and a sour revenge.
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Body Confident 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.
StyleShort dramatic monologue, with no set requirements (assuming that a pilates mat counts as a prop rather than set).
SynopsisCaroline, a Pilates teacher, attempts to counter ugly rumours which threaten to destroy her reputation and luxury lifestyle.
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Coming of Age by Jack Oliver
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. The teenage character is written as male but could be played as female. The middle-aged character can be played by a teenager if used for youth theatre,
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short drama with a single (bedroom) setting. US English. Some strong language. Suitable for youth theatre.
SynopsisAllan makes his best attempt to rekindle the relationship with his teenage son Jordan, as they suffer from an emotional disconnection after the death of Jordan's mother. Jordan finds himself struggling to balance schoolwork and a social life while maintaining his dwindling mental health.
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Daily Habits Mask Pain by Mildred Inez Lewis
Finalist in the Sky Blue Theatre International play-writing competition, 2013
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 14 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act play with a single (living room) set.
SynopsisGreta and Harry struggle with their differing feelings about their jailed son and his heinous crime. Their daily routines help them through their pain and help re-establish their fractured relationship.
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Dance Before Dark by Karen Ankers
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 19 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act drama with a single, simple setting.
SynopsisIn a future world Anna has been imprisoned in solitary confinement for insisting that because of human abuse of the planet the world will end when the last leaf falls. Against regulations Robert, her guard, engages in conversation with her and they soon realise that they have more in common than they thought.
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Digging up the Past by Chris Hicks
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA ten-minute dramatic monologue (featuring some black comedy).
SynopsisA building site manager struggles to cope when a body is discovered on school playing fields. When archaeologists turn up to excavate a Saxon burial ground, things take a turn for the worse.
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