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Stand Centre Stage and Bark! by Douglas Craven

  • Comedy
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  • 25 - 40 minutes
  • 5 W, 3 M, 5 Any (13 actors possible: 5-10 W, 3-8 M)
Productions (26)
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Five very different students audition for parts in their school's production of Othello. Each student's expectations and fears are reflected by... Read more

Five very different students audition for parts in their school's production of Othello. Each student's expectations and fears are reflected by... Read more

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Juliet's Ghost by Ken Preuss

  • Comedy
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  • 30 - 60 minutes
  • 7 W, 6 M, 
Productions (30)
(2)

On Halloween night, a group of students sneak into their high school theater to borrow costumes, but instead find themselves wrapped up in a mix... Read more

On Halloween night, a group of students sneak into their high school theater to borrow costumes, but instead find themselves wrapped up in a mix... Read more

Chekhov's Three Seagulls by Amanda Claire Buckley

  • Comedy
  • Drama
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  • 5 - 15 minutes
  • 3 W, 
Productions (8)
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Kate, Jackie, and Bee are three quirky teenage girls embroiled in an argument about Chekhov's The Seagull, but their amusing intellectual banter... Read more

Kate, Jackie, and Bee are three quirky teenage girls embroiled in an argument about Chekhov's The Seagull, but their amusing intellectual banter... Read more

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What NOT to Do at Districts by Samara Siskind

  • Comedy
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  • 30 - 35 minutes
  • 18 Any (11-18 actors possible: 11-18 W, 11-18 M)
Productions (9)
(1)

A seasoned Thespian, a timekeeper, a rule enforcer, and three judges are all in search of the next great high school theatrical star. Together... Read more

A seasoned Thespian, a timekeeper, a rule enforcer, and three judges are all in search of the next great high school theatrical star. Together... Read more

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The Real Me by Ken Preuss

  • Comedy
  • Drama
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  • 30 - 60 minutes
  • 7 W, 6 M,  (13 actors possible: 7-8 W, 5-6 M)
Productions (23)
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Would-be writer Annie regales the audience with monologues of her romantic misadventures. Meanwhile, Annie Two and a collection of comical... Read more

Would-be writer Annie regales the audience with monologues of her romantic misadventures. Meanwhile, Annie Two and a collection of comical... Read more

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Socking the Octopus by Ken Preuss

  • Comedy
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  • 25 - 35 minutes
  • 6 W, 4 M, 10 Any (10-20 actors possible: 4-19 W, 1-18 M)
Productions (21)
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For Hannah, writing a play for a zany contest is like trying to put socks on an octopus: almost impossible! She needs the help of her best... Read more

For Hannah, writing a play for a zany contest is like trying to put socks on an octopus: almost impossible! She needs the help of her best... Read more

OTMA by Kate Moira Ryan

  • Drama
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  • 65 - 75 minutes
  • 4 W, 
Productions (26)
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Under house arrest, the four daughters of the last Tsar of Russia rehearse Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard as they await their fate. They fight and... Read more

Under house arrest, the four daughters of the last Tsar of Russia rehearse Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard as they await their fate. They fight and... Read more

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Casting Catastrophes by A. M. Dittman

  • Comedy
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  • 25 - 35 minutes
  • 3 W, 3 M, 12 Any (4-20 actors possible: 0-20 W, 0-20 M)
Productions (10)
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The casting has begun for the role of "Mysterious Stranger" in the new community theater production of Sisyphus's Garden Party Murder Mystery... Read more

The casting has begun for the role of "Mysterious Stranger" in the new community theater production of Sisyphus's Garden Party Murder Mystery... Read more

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Jeeves Takes a Bow adapted by Margaret Raether

  • Comedy
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  • 90 - 100 minutes
  • 2 W, 4 M, 
Productions (12)
(0)

What ho! Bertie Wooster inflicts his charming ineptitude on America when he adventures across the pond armed only with his handsome fortune,... Read more

What ho! Bertie Wooster inflicts his charming ineptitude on America when he adventures across the pond armed only with his handsome fortune,... Read more

Nancy Blue: Girl Detective by Megan Mostyn-Brown

  • Comedy
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  • 35 - 45 minutes
  • 14 W, 2 M, 1 Any (17 actors possible: 14-15 W, 2-3 M)
Productions (11)
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Framed as a radio play, this creative and jaunty noir spoof of Nancy Drew has Nancy Blue searching to uncover who has kidnapped the high school... Read more

Framed as a radio play, this creative and jaunty noir spoof of Nancy Drew has Nancy Blue searching to uncover who has kidnapped the high school... Read more

Tourist Attraction by Craig Pospisil

  • Comedy
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  • 10 - 15 minutes
  • 1 W, 1 M, 
Productions (23)
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Nancy, an over-enthusiastic tourist, waxes ecstatic about New York's subway while Jason, an unemployed actor, desperately tries to prepare for an... Read more

Nancy, an over-enthusiastic tourist, waxes ecstatic about New York's subway while Jason, an unemployed actor, desperately tries to prepare for an... Read more

Backflip by Catherine Butterfield

  • Comedy
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  • 5 - 10 minutes
  • 1 W, 1 M,  (2 actors possible: 0-2 W, 0-2 M)
Productions (12)
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A therapist interviews a patient afflicted by a strange delusion: he believes a living, breathing audience is watching his every move. The... Read more

A therapist interviews a patient afflicted by a strange delusion: he believes a living, breathing audience is watching his every move. The... Read more

Yes, Mamet by Matt Casarino

  • Comedy
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  • 12 - 17 minutes
  • 1 W, 3 M,  (4 actors possible: 1-2 W, 2-3 M)
Productions (13)
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Two David Mamet-obsessed writers pitch their play to Reginald, an African-American theatre director. Their work is a derivative doozy -- a... Read more

Two David Mamet-obsessed writers pitch their play to Reginald, an African-American theatre director. Their work is a derivative doozy -- a... Read more

Helen on 86th St.: School Edition adapted by Nicole Kempskie

  • Comedy
  • Drama
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  • 75 - 90 minutes
  • 13 W, 3 M, 5 Any (13-35 actors possible: 10-24 W, 3-14 M)
Productions (13)
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12-year-old New Yorker Vita has her heart set on playing Helen of Troy in the school musical. After all, her mother is a Greek translator, so... Read more

12-year-old New Yorker Vita has her heart set on playing Helen of Troy in the school musical. After all, her mother is a Greek translator, so... Read more

Cold Reading by Paul Dooley

  • Comedy
  • Drama
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  • 10 - 15 minutes
  • 1 W, 3 M, 3 Any (7-10 actors possible: 1-4 W, 3-6 M)
Productions (17)
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When a menacing stranger appears at the door of a theatrical producer's office, the man only has one request: that the producer read aloud a... Read more

When a menacing stranger appears at the door of a theatrical producer's office, the man only has one request: that the producer read aloud a... Read more

The Shakespeare Stealer (full-length) adapted by Gary L. Blackwood

  • Drama
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  • 90 - 110 minutes
  • 3 W, 12 M, 3 Any (9-18 actors possible: 2-6 W, 7-15 M)
Productions (11)
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In 1601, a Yorkshire orphan skilled in shorthand (and in lying) is hired by a mysterious stranger to steal the script of Hamlet. But when he... Read more

In 1601, a Yorkshire orphan skilled in shorthand (and in lying) is hired by a mysterious stranger to steal the script of Hamlet. But when he... Read more

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Backstage Backstabbers by Alan Haehnel

  • Comedy
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  • 40 - 50 minutes
  • 12 W, 9 M, 5 Any (23-26 actors possible: 5-23 W, 5-23 M)
Productions (16)
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The ill-prepared set crew for a one-act competition is attempting desperately to construct the set in time. When a scorned former contestant... Read more

The ill-prepared set crew for a one-act competition is attempting desperately to construct the set in time. When a scorned former contestant... Read more

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The Drama School From Hell by Jon Jory

  • Comedy
  • Drama
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  • 45 - 55 minutes
  • 12 W, 4 M,  (16-22 actors possible: 12-15 W, 4-7 M)
Productions (10)
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A new crop of American thespians are eager to start L.A.V.A.'s Summer Drama Program in the remote English moors -- so much so that no one seems... Read more

A new crop of American thespians are eager to start L.A.V.A.'s Summer Drama Program in the remote English moors -- so much so that no one seems... Read more

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And Your Mama, Too! by Chris Sheppard

  • Comedy
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  • 20 - 25 minutes
  • 6 W, 8 M, 6 Any (8-22 actors possible: 5-10 W, 3-12 M)
Productions (14)
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Typecasting can be a real pain for a performer, as a middle-aged actress realizes in this fast-paced, surreal farce. Our heroine, perpetually... Read more

Typecasting can be a real pain for a performer, as a middle-aged actress realizes in this fast-paced, surreal farce. Our heroine, perpetually... Read more

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Dead White Males: A Year in the Trenches of Teaching by William Missouri Downs

  • Comedy
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  • 110 - 120 minutes
  • 4 W, 3 M, 
Productions (17)
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Meet Janet, a rookie history teacher who goes from idealist to burnout as she fights insidious internal politics in her effort to truly affect... Read more

Meet Janet, a rookie history teacher who goes from idealist to burnout as she fights insidious internal politics in her effort to truly affect... Read more