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The Murderous Mansion of Mr. Uno by Don Zolidis

(2)
Productions (146)
  • Comedy
  • 40 - 60 minutes
  • 5 f, 6 m (11 actors possible: 5-6 f, 5-6 m)

The mysterious Mr. Uno has invited six eccentric guests to his dark and stormy mansion. When Uno winds up dead (several times over), and guests... Read more

The mysterious Mr. Uno has invited six eccentric guests to his dark and stormy mansion. When Uno winds up dead (several times over), and guests... Read more

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The Skokie Detective Charter School by Philip Dawkins

(0)
Productions (28)
  • Comedy
  • 45 - 60 minutes
  • 9 f, 11 m, 3 either (12-25 actors possible: 6-25 f, 5-25 m)

At the Skokie Detective Charter School, all the students are detectives-in-training, learning firsthand how to follow the facts and find a... Read more

At the Skokie Detective Charter School, all the students are detectives-in-training, learning firsthand how to follow the facts and find a... Read more

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Language of Angels by Naomi Iizuka

(1)
Productions (80)
  • Drama
  • 70 - 80 minutes
  • 4 f, 4 m

An eerie cycle of ghost stories, set in the cave country of North Carolina. After a young girl is lost in a cave on the edge of town, there is a... Read more

An eerie cycle of ghost stories, set in the cave country of North Carolina. After a young girl is lost in a cave on the edge of town, there is a... Read more

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The Bob and Al Show by Geoffrey Howard

(0)
Productions (11)
  • Comedy
  • 70 - 90 minutes
  • 1 f, 2 m

What happens when characters talk back to their playwright as they are being written? Bob, Al, and Carol endure the rough start of the century as... Read more

What happens when characters talk back to their playwright as they are being written? Bob, Al, and Carol endure the rough start of the century as... Read more

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow adapted by Christopher Cartmill

(4)
Productions (63)
  • Comedy
  • Drama
  • 35 - 45 minutes
  • 7 f, 9 m, 3 either (8-25 actors possible: 4-12 f, 4-13 m)

In this wickedly funny adaptation of Washington Irving's classic tale of superstition and village rivalry, gawky schoolmaster Ichabod Crane... Read more

In this wickedly funny adaptation of Washington Irving's classic tale of superstition and village rivalry, gawky schoolmaster Ichabod Crane... Read more

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Good Cop Bad Cop by Ian McWethy

(13)
Productions (143)
  • Comedy
  • 25 - 35 minutes
  • 5 f, 5 m, 5 either (5-17 actors possible: 0-17 f, 0-17 m)

A catastrophic street sign switcheroo has two rookie detectives grilling a motley crew of suspects and witnesses. Everyone from the high school... Read more

A catastrophic street sign switcheroo has two rookie detectives grilling a motley crew of suspects and witnesses. Everyone from the high school... Read more

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Murder in the Knife Room (full-length version) by Jonathan Rand

(7)
Productions (169)
  • Comedy
  • 80 - 90 minutes
  • 58 either (22-58 actors possible: 0-58 f, 0-58 m)

One murder, twenty suspects. Who killed Mysterious Host? Could it be Respected General? What about Wealthy Dowager? Or maybe it was Santa Claus.... Read more

One murder, twenty suspects. Who killed Mysterious Host? Could it be Respected General? What about Wealthy Dowager? Or maybe it was Santa Claus.... Read more

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Murder in the Knife Room (one-act version) by Jonathan Rand

(7)
Productions (166)
  • Comedy
  • 40 - 50 minutes
  • 7 f, 5 m, 36 either (12-48 actors possible: 0-48 f, 0-48 m)

One murder, ten suspects. Who killed Mysterious Host? Could it be Respected General? What about Wealthy Dowager? Or maybe it was Santa Claus. The... Read more

One murder, ten suspects. Who killed Mysterious Host? Could it be Respected General? What about Wealthy Dowager? Or maybe it was Santa Claus. The... Read more

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Who's a Good Boy? by Anthony Wood

(0)
Productions (46)
  • Comedy
  • 15 - 20 minutes
  • 2 f, 3 m (3-5 actors possible: 1-2 f, 2-3 m)

A canine detective tries to retrieve a mysterious lost ball in this film noir dog show spoof. Read more

A canine detective tries to retrieve a mysterious lost ball in this film noir dog show spoof. Read more

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Partition by Ira Hauptman

(0)
Productions (13)
  • Drama
  • 140 - 145 minutes
  • 1 f, 4 m (5-6 actors possible: exactly 1 f, 4-5 m)

Two geniuses. Two worlds. One maddening riddle. In 1913, a young, self-taught mathematical genius in India named Srinivasa Ramanujan is invited... Read more

Two geniuses. Two worlds. One maddening riddle. In 1913, a young, self-taught mathematical genius in India named Srinivasa Ramanujan is invited... Read more

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The Fall of the House of Usher adapted by Robert Mason

(0)
Productions (13)
  • Drama
  • 12 - 17 minutes
  • 1 f, 3 m

Madeline -- Roderick Usher's only living relative -- is buried in the family vault after her sudden death. Are the scratching sounds that ensue... Read more

Madeline -- Roderick Usher's only living relative -- is buried in the family vault after her sudden death. Are the scratching sounds that ensue... Read more

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Anna Bella Eema by Lisa D'Amour

(1)
Productions (23)
  • Comedy
  • Drama
  • 75 - 90 minutes
  • 3 f (3-6 actors possible: 3-6 f, )

Ten-year-old Anna Bella and her hermetic mother Irene live in a ratty trailer on the edge of town. When their trailer park is slated for... Read more

Ten-year-old Anna Bella and her hermetic mother Irene live in a ratty trailer on the edge of town. When their trailer park is slated for... Read more

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Employees Must Wash Hands... Before Murder by Don Zolidis

(5)
Productions (215)
  • Comedy
  • 30 - 40 minutes
  • 8 f, 1 m, 10 either (14-19 actors possible: 8-11 f, 6-8 m)

Something is rotten at the Burgatorium, a low-end fast food restaurant...and it's not just the burgers. Hit with a surprise health inspection,... Read more

Something is rotten at the Burgatorium, a low-end fast food restaurant...and it's not just the burgers. Hit with a surprise health inspection,... Read more

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The Disappearance of Daniel Hand by Dan O'Brien

(0)
Productions (35)
  • Drama
  • 100 - 120 minutes
  • 5 f, 3 m (8-15 actors possible: 5-9 f, 3-6 m)

Have you ever wanted to disappear? Daniel Hand disappeared, but he left behind some clues: a note, some video artwork, and a school full of... Read more

Have you ever wanted to disappear? Daniel Hand disappeared, but he left behind some clues: a note, some video artwork, and a school full of... Read more

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Hand Jive by Lew Holton

(0)
Productions (6)
  • Comedy
  • Drama
  • 90 - 100 minutes
  • 2 f, 3 m

Taylor Armstrong's struggle for identity in the literary world is interrupted by a visit from his recently-deceased novelist father Andy, in... Read more

Taylor Armstrong's struggle for identity in the literary world is interrupted by a visit from his recently-deceased novelist father Andy, in... Read more

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A Play With Words by Peter Bloedel

(2)
Productions (92)
  • Comedy
  • 30 - 45 minutes
  • 4 f, 4 m, 5 either (6-13 actors possible: 2-11 f, 2-11 m)

Scribe is an angst-filled writer experiencing some serious word-related anxiety as he attempts to create a play. In his search to find the words... Read more

Scribe is an angst-filled writer experiencing some serious word-related anxiety as he attempts to create a play. In his search to find the words... Read more

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Nevermore by Dominic Orlando

(0)
Productions (2)
  • Drama
  • 115 - 120 minutes
  • 1 f, 4 m (5-8 actors possible: 1-2 f, 4-6 m)

Horror writer HP Lovecraft is obsessed with solving the mystery of Edgar Allan Poe's death, and his desire to find the truth is only further... Read more

Horror writer HP Lovecraft is obsessed with solving the mystery of Edgar Allan Poe's death, and his desire to find the truth is only further... Read more

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Drama Rehab: Revenge of the Type-cast Actors by D. Tupper McKnight

(0)
Productions (34)
  • Comedy
  • 30 - 40 minutes
  • 7 f, 7 m, 3 either (16-17 actors possible: 0-17 f, 0-17 m)

In this mysterious comedy with a distinctly unique twist, Teen Ingenue checks into Drama Rehab since she's sick of being typecast as the doe-eyed... Read more

In this mysterious comedy with a distinctly unique twist, Teen Ingenue checks into Drama Rehab since she's sick of being typecast as the doe-eyed... Read more

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The Trips by Dustin Robert Blakeman

(0)
Productions (46)
  • Drama
  • 20 - 30 minutes
  • 3 m

Three men sit impatiently in a room, waiting for a stranger to arrive. All they have are simple instructions: end this person's life. Tempers... Read more

Three men sit impatiently in a room, waiting for a stranger to arrive. All they have are simple instructions: end this person's life. Tempers... Read more

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The Butleress by Nick Stoller

(0)
Productions (73)
  • Comedy
  • Drama
  • 35 - 45 minutes
  • 4 f

Four women meet at the local community theater to rehearse an obscure English mystery-drama. And that's when they start getting murdered. Read more

Four women meet at the local community theater to rehearse an obscure English mystery-drama. And that's when they start getting murdered. Read more