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A Rock Sails By

A Rock Sails By
Sean Grennan

Productions (11)
  • Dramedy
  • 105 - 120 minutes
  • 2 W, 1 M, 2 Any

Dr. Lynn Cummings, an astrophysicist, tries to bring science and faith into balance while grappling with personal questions, reconnecting with her daughter, and mourning the loss of her husband. Read more

ENOUGH!

ENOUGH!
Niarra C. Bell

Productions (2)
  • Drama
  • 90 - 100 minutes
  • 17 Any (6-20 actors possible)

The third volume of winning plays from the ENOUGH! Plays to End Gun Violence competition calls on teens to spark critical conversations and incite meaningful action in communities across the country. Read more

I and You

I and You
Lauren Gunderson

Productions (287)
  • Drama
  • 90 - 100 minutes
  • 1 W, 1 M, 

As two students let down their guards and share their secrets, a seemingly mundane poetry project unlocks a much deeper mystery that has brought them together. I and You is an ode to youth, life, love, and the strange beauty of human connectedness. Read more

A Krampus Carol

A Krampus Carol
Brent Holland

Productions (4)
  • Comedy
  • 50 - 60 minutes
  • 2 W, 5 M, 14 Any (15-21 actors possible: 2-16 W, 5-19 M)

On Christmas Eve, Santa Claus’s oft-forgotten demon partner, Krampus, is visited by the ghost of Jacob Marley, who hopes to get him to see the error of his ways. Hilarious and irreverent, A Krampus Carol pits Dickens’s classic redemption tale against a stubborn holiday fiend who doesn’t think he needs to be saved. Read more

Crocodile Day

Crocodile Day
P.C. Verrone

Productions (1)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 100 - 120 minutes
  • 2 W, 1 M, 3 Any (5-8 actors possible: 2-7 W, 1-6 M)

In this reimagining of Peter Pan from the perspective of Neverland’s Indigenous tribe, twins Tho and Satesan are tasked with summoning Crocodile to their people’s most treasured celebration: Crocodile Day! But things quickly spiral out of control on an island filled with pesky fairies, greedy pirates, deadly mermaids, and that annoying flying boy. To save Crocodile Day, Tho and Satesan must find the strength to overcome their doubts and tell their own story. Read more

If All The Sky Were Paper

If All the Sky Were Paper
Andrew Carroll

Productions (5)
  • Drama
  • 80 - 90 minutes
  • 3 W, 4 M,  (7-20 actors possible)

In a series of letters from soldiers and those affected by war, stretching from the American Civil War to the present day, the human hardships, griefs, bonds, and even hopes that conflict brings are explored in full-hearted detail. Read more

Inevitable

Inevitable
Molly Horan

Productions (0)
  • Dark Comedy
  • 75 - 85 minutes
  • 5 W, 4 M,  (4-5 actors possible: 5-6 W, 4-5 M)

High school junior Tara’s future is bright, and she feels like she is on the right path—though no one seems to want to join the school newspaper that she and her best friend Steph are trying to rebuild. When Kurt shows up one day for a meeting, Tara is unsure whether the guy that everyone whispers about is in it for the paper’s free pizza, or the journalism…or for her? Read more

Bars and Measures

BARS and MEASURES
Idris Goodwin

Productions (7)
  • Drama
  • 85 - 90 minutes
  • 1 W, 4 M,  (4-9 actors possible: 1-3 W, 3-8 M)

Two brothers, separated by bars, try to reconcile their differences through the language they know best: music. BARS and MEASURES is a beautiful journey through faith, family, melody, and time. Read more

They Promised Her the Moon

They Promised Her the Moon
Laurel Ollstein

Productions (46)
  • 100 - 110 minutes
  • 3 W, 3 M,  (6-18 actors possible: 3-15 W, 3-12 M)

The first American woman to test for space flight, Jerrie Cobb, steps into an isolation tank for a record-breaking nine hours as her memories unfold before her. Read more

Community Garden

Community Garden
Justin Borak

Productions (10)
  • Comedy
  • 40 - 80 minutes
  • 5 W, 6 M, 7 Any (8-18 actors possible: 3-12 W, 3-13 M)

In a series of heartfelt and humorous vignettes about the bustling community that passes through Uptown City Gardens. Read more

The Gift List

The Gift List
Kyle Nesbit

Productions (5)
  • Holiday One Act
  • 20 - 30 minutes
  • 5 W, 6 M,  (8-19 actors possible: 2-18 W, 1-17 M)

Santa isn’t the only one who has to check his Christmas list twice. After siblings Keith and Caroline ask for an unwieldy seventy-eight presents from St. Nick, two elves arrive to tell the kids they can’t have everything they want. Luckily, Keith and Caroline—and their parents—are prepared to negotiate. Funny and charming, THE GIFT LIST is a one-act play about dreaming big and making holiday wishes come true. Read more

Tracy Jones

Tracy Jones
Stephen Kaplan

Productions (6)
  • Dramatic Comedy
  • 85 - 95 minutes
  • 3 W, 1 M, 

Tracy Jones has rented out the back “party room” of Jones Street Bar and Grill—the Place for Wings (and Things). Tracy Jones is throwing a party to which she’s invited every woman in the United States who is also named Tracy Jones. Tracy Jones has been sitting for over an hour alone, nursing her Diet Coke, waiting for any other Tracy Joneses to show up. Tracy Jones’s epic loneliness is about to be tested beyond anything she ever imagined. Read more

46 Plays for America's First Ladies

46 Plays for America's First Ladies
Andy Bayiates

Productions (5)
  • Historical Dramatic Comedy
  • 105 - 115 minutes
  • Various

46 Plays for America’s First Ladies leaps from comic to tragic as it surveys the lives of the women who have served (and avoided serving) as First Lady, from Martha Washington to Jill Biden. A biographical, meta-theatrical, genre-bending ride through race, gender, and everything else your history teacher never taught you about the founding of America. Read more

Comedies and Dramas

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Elvis Has Left the Building

Elvis Has Left the Building
V. Cate

Productions (62)
  • Comedy
  • 90 - 100 minutes
  • 2 W, 3 M, 

It's December 20th, 1970, and Elvis Presley has disappeared. No one, not even his wily manager, "The Colonel", knows of his whereabouts. But the Colonel is all shook up because he has racked up a secret debt -- and with the King himself missing, the only way to pay it off is to find an Elvis impersonator within 24 hours. Read more

Iris Lee's Audio Odyssey

Iris Lee's Audio Odyssey
Min Kahng

Productions (0)
  • Radio Play
  • 40 - 50 minutes
  • 1 W, 1 M, 1 Any (3 actors possible: 1-2 W, 1-2 M)

Iris Lee finds herself thrust into a hilariously strange dream universe where each moment is a send-up of a contemporary radio show genre. Read more

Drinking Habits

Drinking Habits
Tom Smith

Productions (501)
  • Farce
  • 100 - 110 minutes
  • 5 W, 3 M, 

Accusations, mistaken identities, and romances run wild in this traditional, laugh-out-loud farce. Two nuns at the Sisters of Perpetual Sewing have been secretly making wine to keep the convent's doors open, but Paul and Sally, reporters and former fiancés, are hot on their trail. Wine and secrets are inevitably spilled as everyone tries to preserve the convent and reconnect with lost loves. Read more

Now and Then

Now and Then
Sean Grennan

Productions (91)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 90 - 100 minutes
  • 2 W, 2 M, 

Sometimes what happens after last call just might change your life. One night in 1981, just as Jamie is closing the bar where he works, a desperate last-minute customer offers him and his girlfriend Abby $2000 to sit and have a drink with him. Who wouldn't take it? Now and Then is a heartfelt romantic comedy about the costs of the choices we make, and the people who make them with us. Read more

Drinking Habits 2

Drinking Habits 2
Tom Smith

Productions (76)
  • Farce
  • 100 - 110 minutes
  • 5 W, 3 M, 

The Sisters of Perpetual Sewing miss the excitement of the old days when they were saving convents and reuniting long-lost families. So when they learn that the orphanage where Paul and Kate grew up is in peril, they can't wait to come to the rescue. The merry mix-ups multiply in this warm and winsome sequel. Read more

Suite Surrender

Suite Surrender
Michael McKeever

Productions (381)
  • Farce
  • 80 - 90 minutes
  • 5 W, 4 M, 

It's 1942, and two of Hollywood's biggest divas have descended upon the luxurious Palm Beach Royale Hotel with their legendary feud with one another in tow. Mistaken identities, overblown egos, double entendres, and a lap dog named Mr. Boodles round out this hilarious riot of a love note to the classic farces of the 30s and 40s. Read more

Southern Fried Funeral

Southern Fried Funeral
Osborne & Eppler

Productions (147)
  • Comedy
  • 90 - 110 minutes
  • 6 W, 5 M, 

Dewey Frye is dead and the rest of his family is left to pick up the pieces -- that is if they don't kill each other first. Funerals bring out the worst, the best, and the funniest in people, and the Fryes are no exception. Read more

Unnecessary Farce

Unnecessary Farce
Paul Slade Smith

Productions (343)
  • Farce
  • 110 - 120 minutes
  • 3 W, 4 M, 

Two cops. Three crooks. Eight doors. Go. In a cheap motel room, an embezzling mayor is supposed to meet with his female accountant, while in the room next-door, two undercover cops wait to catch the meeting on videotape. But there's some confusion as to who's in which room, who's being videotaped, who's taken the money, who's hired a hit man, and why the accountant keeps taking off her clothes. Read more

I Hate Shakespeare!

I Hate Shakespeare!
Steph DeFerie

Productions (775)
  • Comedy
  • 60 - 70 minutes
  • 3 W, 2 M,  (5-43 actors possible: 0-43 W, 0-43 M)

We hate Shakespeare! At least that's what the audience thinks until they get a rip-roaring rundown of Shakespeare's classics. With zombies, talking cows, and an appearance by Jerry Springer, I Hate Shakespeare! is a hilarious and fast-paced introduction to Shakespeare -- with a modern twist. Plus, someone gets a pie in the face. Read more

Southern Fried Nuptials

Southern Fried Nuptials
Osborne & Eppler

Productions (28)
  • Comedy
  • 80 - 90 minutes
  • 6 W, 5 M, 

Harlene Frye is going to marry her childhood sweetheart this weekend, assuming the typical Frye family hijinks don’t derail the wedding! Will the Fryes be able to get the bride down the aisle in one piece? This is a big-hearted comedy about family Southern-style. Read more

Radio Plays & Stay-At-Home Plays

The Great Gatsby: A Live Radio Play

The Great Gatsby: A Live Radio Play
Joe Landry

Productions (34)
  • Radio Play
  • 75 - 90 minutes
  • 2 W, 4 M,  (6-25 actors possible: 2-9 W, 4-16 M)

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The Radio Play Disaster

The Radio Play Disaster
Don Zolidis

Productions (104)
  • Comedy
  • 30 - 40 minutes
  • 5 W, 5 M, 3 Any (13-20 actors possible: 5-15 W, 5-15 M)

Radio goes hilariously off the rails in this flexible piece. Read more

Mircalla

Mircalla
Mora V. Harris

Productions (6)
  • Comedy
  • 65 - 75 minutes
  • 5 W, 3 M,  (5-8 actors possible: 3-5 W, 2-3 M)

A Sanguine Comedy for Stage or Audio Performance by Mora V. Harris Read more

Bruce & Lee: A Stay-At-Home Play

Bruce & Lee: A Stay-At-Home Play
Elissa C. Huang

Productions (1)
  • Drama
  • 45 - 55 minutes
  • 1 W, 1 M, 

A mosaic of monologues that weaves through time to reveal two complex, singular lives between father and daughter. Read more