"How To Overthrow Your Student Government" by Ian McWethy

How To Overthrow Your Student Government
Ian McWethy

Productions (4)
  • Comedy
  • 25 - 35 minutes
  • 2 f, 2 m, 6 either (6-40 actors possible: 0-40 f, 0-40 m)

Jen may have lost her election for student council president, but with a little help from Julius Caesar, she can always overthrow the school government instead... Read more

"The One-Act Play Disaster" by Don Zolidis

The One-Act Play Disaster
Don Zolidis

Productions (27)
  • Comedy
  • 25 - 35 minutes
  • 5 f, 5 m, 5 either (15-30 actors possible: 4-26 f, 4-26 m)

Pulling off a heist is pretty tough. But that's nothing compared to pulling off an unauthorized adaptation of a popular heist movie onstage... Read more

"Declaration" by Jonathan Dorf

Declaration
Jonathan Dorf

Productions (36)
  • Drama
  • 35 - 50 minutes
  • 6 f, 6 m, 10 either (10-55 actors possible: 5-53 f, 2-50 m)

In a series of connected scenes and monologues that occur before, during, and after a terrifying cycle of mass shootings, young people of all stripes piece together what is happening and why. Read more

Trap by Stephen Gregg

Trap
Stephen Gregg

Productions (130)
  • Documentary Theatre/Horror
  • 75 - 85 minutes
  • 12 f, 10 m, 5 either (10-46 actors possible: 5-46 f, 2-46 m)

Every person in the audience of a high school play falls unconscious--every person but one. Using interviews with witnesses, loved ones, first responders, and the investigators pursuing the case, a theatre ensemble brings the story of the strange event to life, documentary-style... Read more

"A Simpler Time" by Jonathan Dorf, Tyler Dwiggins, Claire Epstein, Kathryn Funkhouser, Patrick Greene, Mora V. Harris, Carrie McCrossen, Ian McWethy, and Don Zolidis

A Simpler Time
Jonathan Dorf

Productions (35)
  • Comedy
  • 110 - 130 minutes
  • 8 f, 8 m, 14 either (16-55 actors possible: 8-47 f, 8-47 m)

We challenged nine playwrights to find the funny and familiar in every era in this collection of ten-minute plays. Designed to be flexible for your trip through the fourth dimension. Read more

"Badger" by Don Zolidis

Badger (full-length)
Don Zolidis

Productions (3)
  • Drama
  • 90 - 100 minutes
  • 9 f, 5 m, 1 either (15-45 actors possible: 9-40 f, 5-36 m)

A vibrant ensemble brings the factory to life as each of the women confronts not only the challenges of entering the workforce in the darkest days of World War II, but also who she is and what she truly values. Unforgettable human stories make the era immediate in this captivating ensemble drama. Read more

"Space Girl" by Mora V. Harris

Space Girl
Mora V. Harris

Productions (13)
  • Dramedy
  • 80 - 90 minutes
  • 5 f, 1 m, 1 either (7-11 actors possible: 5-10 f, 1-3 m)

Arugula Suarez just wants to fit in. But it's not easy when you're a sixteen-year-old alien from the planet Zlagdor... Read more

"Showdown At Palm Tree Pines" by Tess Barker

Showdown at Palm Tree Pines
Tess Barker

Productions (3)
  • Comedy
  • 25 - 35 minutes
  • 6 f, 5 m, 4 either (15-31 actors possible: 6-16 f, 5-15 m)

Flo and Donny rule the Home Owners Association at Palm Tree Pines retirement community with an iron fist - until their freewheeling new neighbors Mitzi and Jerry come to town. Read more

"A Wicked Christmas Carol"

A Wicked Christmas Carol
Bobby Keniston

Productions (9)
  • Holiday
  • 110 - 120 minutes
  • 14 f, 10 m, 7 either (10-40 actors possible: 7-37 f, 3-33 m)

The Wicked Witch of the West wasn't always that way, and when a ghostly figure whisks her away on a journey through her past, present, and future, she may find a second chance on Christmas Eve. Read more

"High School Judge and Jury" by Whitney Teubner, John Leverett

High School Judge and Jury
John Leverett

Productions (6)
  • Comedy
  • 25 - 35 minutes
  • 7 f, 6 m, 6 either (13-50 actors possible: 7-25 f, 6-25 m)

The court is now in session! The students of Hamilton High School have transformed their cafeteria into a courtroom to settle their disputes, and the cases on the docket today are the wildest yet. Read more

"Recommended Reading for Girls" by Ellen Struve

Recommended Reading for Girls
Ellen Struve

Productions (2)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 70 - 80 minutes
  • 7 f

Amy Saunders already has a lot on her mind when she arrives at her childhood home. Reeling from a recent layoff and a broken heart, she is staying over to help her mother through a round of chemo. So when Anne of Green Gables inexplicably shows up, it may well be the straw that breaks the camel's back... Read more

"The Literati Awards: Honoring Literature's Greatest Characters" by Claire Epstein, Ian McWethy

The Literati Awards
Claire Epstein

Productions (26)
  • Comedy
  • 35 - 45 minutes
  • 5 f, 3 m, 3 either (8-25 actors possible: 5-15 f, 3-12 m)

Tonight the brightest stars of classic literature are coming together for the biggest awards show of the year - so of course they're all on their absolute worst behavior. With five possible endings, only the audience vote can decide! The classics get a showbiz twist in this wickedly funny comedy... Read more

"Kafka's Metamorphosis" by Steve Moulds

Kafka's Metamorphosis
Steve Moulds

Productions (3)
  • Drama
  • 75 - 90 minutes
  • 13 either (11-20 actors possible: 11-20 f, 11-20 m)

Gregor Samsa awakes from horrible dreams to find himself transformed into a colossal vermin. So begins Franz Kafka's most celebrated work--and this play that takes us inside Gregor's head to reveal the existential dread smoldering there. Read more

One-Act Comedies

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"Talent Show Fail" by Ian McWethy and Carrie McCrossen

Talent Show Fail
Ian McWethy

Productions (8)
  • Comedy
  • 25 - 35 minutes
  • 5 f, 5 m (6-16 actors possible: 1-14 f, 2-15 m)

The town of Holly Springs has terrible roads, and the citizens are counting on the money raised from this year's talent show to fix them. Unfortunately, the one guy who has a talent wants to do taxes onstage this year... Read more

"High School Judge and Jury" by Whitney Teubner and John Leverett

High School Judge and Jury
John Leverett

Productions (6)
  • Comedy
  • 25 - 35 minutes
  • 7 f, 6 m, 6 either (13-50 actors possible: 7-25 f, 6-25 m)

The court is now in session! The students of Hamilton High School have transformed their cafeteria into a courtroom to settle their disputes, and the cases on the docket today are the wildest yet... Read more

"10 Ways to Survive the End of the World" by Don Zolidis

10 Ways to Survive the End of the World
Don Zolidis

Productions (90)
  • Comedy
  • 30 - 35 minutes
  • 2 f, 2 m, 6 either (8-26 actors possible: 2-24 f, 2-24 m)

These days, it feels like the end of the world could happen any minute. But are the machines or the apes going to be the first to rise up against us? Are we looking at a killer asteroid or a killer virus here? Better get ready for them all! Read more

"The Hallmarks of Horror" by Peter Bloedel

The Hallmarks of Horror
Peter Bloedel

Productions (45)
  • Comedy
  • 25 - 35 minutes
  • 6 f, 6 m, 6 either (8-40 actors possible: 5-37 f, 3-35 m)

Scary movies are full of different ways to give you nightmares--but once you figure out the formula, the frightful looks pretty funny.... Read more

"An Absolutely True Story (As Told by a Bunch of Lying Liars) by Ian McWethy

An Absolutely True Story (As Told by a Bunch of Lying Liars)
Ian McWethy

Productions (96)
  • Comedy
  • 35 - 45 minutes
  • 7 f, 7 m, 1 either (11-31 actors possible: 5-26 f, 5-26 m)

Someone is in enormous trouble for breaking the priceless heirloom vase in the Peterson living room. But who? Someone is lying... Read more

"How To Overthrow Your Student Government" by Ian McWethy

How To Overthrow Your Student Government
Ian McWethy

Productions (4)
  • Comedy
  • 25 - 35 minutes
  • 2 f, 2 m, 6 either (6-40 actors possible: 0-40 f, 0-40 m)

Jen may have lost her election for student council president, but with a little help from Julius Caesar, she can always overthrow the school government instead. Read more

"Orange is the New Glass" by Tyler Dwiggins

Orange Is the New Glass
Tyler Dwiggins

Productions (70)
  • Comedy
  • 40 - 50 minutes
  • 9 f, 4 m, 5 either (13-18 actors possible: 8-17 f, 1-10 m)

In a fairy-tale kingdom obsessed with pop culture and social media, fairy godmothers are lawyers and the Three Little Pig-arazzi chase celebrities. But when Cinderella leaves her self-absorbed prince and winds up in jail with an unlikely girl squad, she doesn't just cause a sensation--she starts a revolution... Read more

10 Ways to Survive the End of the World
Don Zolidis

Productions (90)
  • Comedy
  • 30 - 35 minutes
  • 2 f, 2 m, 6 either (8-26 actors possible: 2-24 f, 2-24 m)

These days, it feels like the end of the world could happen any minute. But are the machines or the apes going to be the first to rise up against us? Better get ready for them all.... Read more

"Cut" by Ed Monk

Cut
Ed Monk

Productions (690)
  • Comedy
  • 30 - 40 minutes
  • 5 f, 6 m, 3 either (10-14 actors possible: 0-14 f, 0-14 m)

A group of actors rehearses a play within a play within a play. As the plot complications multiply, the actors begin to forget who is playing whom and who is the real director... Read more

"How to Ruin Your Promposal" by Whitney Teubner, John Leverett

How To Ruin Your Promposal
John Leverett

Productions (20)
  • Comedy
  • 25 - 35 minutes
  • 9 f, 8 m (17-40 actors possible: 9-32 f, 8-31 m)

Zoe and Brayden are determined to stay out of the craziness that surrounds them as their friends ask each other to prom in more and more over-the-top ways, some successfully and others not so much. Will everyone make it through promposal season with more laughter than disaster? Read more

"Everyone Gets Eaten by Sharks: A Cautionary Tale" by Marshall Pailet

Everyone Gets Eaten by Sharks
Marshall Pailet

Productions (96)
  • Comedy
  • 30 - 35 minutes
  • 5 f, 4 m (6-60 actors possible: 3-30 f, 3-30 m)

FACT: Most people, if not everyone, will eventually be eaten by sharks. But you can postpone the inevitable (and get a great deal on a timeshare!) by joining Adventure Dan on a tour through shark-infested scenarios to avoid.. Read more

"The Very UnMerry Adventures of Robin Hood" by Jason Pizzarello, Patrick Greene

The Very UnMerry Adventures of Robin Hood
Patrick Greene

Productions (169)
  • Comedy
  • 30 - 40 minutes
  • 7 f, 8 m, 10 either (10-30 actors possible: 4-25 f, 5-25 m)

Sherwood Forest is in danger of being destroyed and it's up to Robin and his band of dimwitted Merry Men to save the day. When the Sheriff challenges them to a contest to determine the forest's rightful owner, their skills are put to the test. Unfortunately, archery is only the first round... Read more

Full-Length Comedies

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"The Internet is Distract--OH LOOK A KITTEN! (full-length)" by Ian McWethy

The Internet is Distract--OH LOOK A KITTEN! (full-length)
Ian McWethy

Productions (11)
  • Comedy
  • 60 - 70 minutes
  • 5 f, 3 m, 10 either (8-45 actors possible: 0-45 f, 0-45 m)

Micah only has forty-five minutes to finish her paper on The Great Gatsby. She just needs to check a few facts on the internet first. Unfortunately, the web is a nefariously wacky place where boxing cats, Russian spies, and competitive streaming services threaten to take over Micah's schoolwork, or worse. Read more

"Back to the 80s" by Dean O'Carroll

Back to the 80s
Dean O'Carroll

Productions (12)
  • Parody
  • 60 - 70 minutes
  • 15 f, 7 m (11-116 actors possible: 5-99 f, 1-111 m)

Hold on to your hoverboards, we're taking a trip Back to the 80s! When modern teen Mary Fitzfry gets sent back in time by an eccentric professor, she finds herself in the middle of a totally tubular cavalcade of 80s pop culture. Read more

"A Simpler Time" by Jonathan Dorf, Tyler Dwiggins, Claire Epstein, Kathryn Funkhouser, Patrick Greene, Mora V. Harris, Carrie McCrossen, Ian McWethy, Don Zolidis

A Simpler Time
Jonathan Dorf

Productions (35)
  • Comedy
  • 110 - 130 minutes
  • 8 f, 8 m, 14 either (16-55 actors possible: 8-47 f, 8-47 m)

We challenged nine playwrights to find the funny and familiar in every era in this collection of ten-minute plays. Designed to be flexible for your trip through the fourth dimension. Read more

"45 Plays For 45 Presidents" by Karen Weinberg, Chloe Johnston, Genevra Gallo-Bayiates, Sean Benjamin, Andy Bayiates

45 Plays For 45 Presidents
Andy Bayiates

Productions (146)
  • Comedy/drama/experimental/political/historic
  • 105 - 115 minutes
  • 5 either (5-158 actors possible: 0-158 f, 0-158 m)

45 Plays for 45 Presidents is exactly what it sounds like, but every turn it takes is entirely unexpected. In each of these espresso shots of American history, a member of the flexible ensemble dons the star-spangled coat of the presidency and the group explores a surprising aspect of that administration. Read more

"Subtext" by Tyler Dwiggins

subText
Tyler Dwiggins

Productions (63)
  • Comedy
  • 80 - 90 minutes
  • 13 f, 7 m (5-20 actors possible: 3-13 f, 2-7 m)

Even though everybody on the planet is just a text away, getting your message across has never been more complicated. subText is a hilarious series of vignettes detailing the awkwardness of dating in the digital age... Read more

"Around the World in 8 Plays" by Jason Pizzarello, Patrick Greene

Around the World in 8 Plays
Patrick Greene

Productions (164)
  • Comedy
  • 75 - 90 minutes
  • 10 f, 10 m, 10 either (10-80 actors possible: 3-40 f, 3-40 m)

Travel around the world and explore forgotten myths and unusual legends in eight fast-paced and hilarious tales! Read more

"Breaking the News" By Don Zolidis

Breaking the News
Don Zolidis

Productions (9)
  • Comedy
  • 70 - 80 minutes
  • 10 f, 8 m (8-30 actors possible: 4-26 f, 4-26 m)

The two news outlets at Presley High School take clear sides about Student Council president Christy. But intrepid journalist Olivia wants to report real news, not puff pieces - and she may get her chance when a shadowy figure tips her off about a fundraising conspiracy that goes all the way to the top... Read more

"The Election" by Don Zolidis

The Election
Don Zolidis

Productions (290)
  • Comedy
  • 85 - 95 minutes
  • 7 f, 7 m, 10 either (19-48 actors possible: 4-43 f, 5-44 m)

After an embattled student body president resigns in disgrace, Mark Davenport figures he will cruise to victory in the special election. After all, his only opponent is nerdy Christy Martin, who wants to eliminate football. But when a mysterious Super PAC gives her an unlimited budget, things start to get very ugly... Read more

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

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

Productions (190)
  • Murder mystery parody
  • 80 - 90 minutes
  • 58 either (22-58 actors possible: 0-58 f, 0-58 m)

One murder, twenty suspects. Who killed Mysterious Host? The mystery unfolds as Inexplicably Omniscient Inspector takes on the most thrilling and baffling murder case in the history of thrilling and baffling murder cases.. Read more

"Bad Auditions by Bad Actors" by Ian McWethy

Bad Auditions by Bad Actors (full-length)
Ian McWethy

Productions (103)
  • Comedy
  • 70 - 80 minutes
  • 12 f, 10 m, 2 either (4-24 actors possible: 2-22 f, 2-23 m)

Newbie director Carol has one day to find the leads for a community theater production of Romeo and Juliet. But what seems like a simple task proves impossible when the pool of auditioners includes extreme method actors, performers who just don't know how to channel their rage, and one woman who may or may not think she's a cat... Read more

"The Trials of Robin Hood" by Will Averill

The Trials of Robin Hood
Will Averill

Productions (131)
  • Comedy
  • 65 - 80 minutes
  • 14 f, 16 m, 20 either (16-56 actors possible: 8-28 f, 8-28 m)

Told from the perspectives of Robin, Maid Marian, and Prince John, this hilarious tale combines three different stories into one -- and with three different endings, leaves it up to the audience to decide which one is true... Read more

"Declaration" by Jonathan Dorf

Declaration
Jonathan Dorf

Productions (36)
  • Drama
  • 35 - 50 minutes
  • 6 f, 6 m, 10 either (10-55 actors possible: 5-53 f, 2-50 m)

In a series of connected scenes and monologues that occur before, during, and after a terrifying cycle of mass shootings, young people of all stripes piece together what is happening and why. Read more

"The House of Bernarda Alba" adapted by Nelly E. Cuellar-Garcia

The House of Bernarda Alba
Nelly E. Cuellar-Garcia

Productions (1)
  • Drama
  • 25 - 35 minutes
  • 15 f (9-30 actors possible: 9-30 f, )

This taut and lyrical adaptation of The House of Bernard Alba brings Federico Garcia Lorca's classic parable of women and power to life in a rush of fans and castanets. Read more

"Lafayette No. 1" by Mandy Conner

Lafayette No. 1
Mandy Conner

Productions (123)
  • Drama
  • 35 - 45 minutes
  • 8 f, 7 m (15-25 actors possible: 8-13 f, 7-12 m)

As the yellow fever epidemic ravages the streets of 1816 New Orleans, no one thinks of the orphans known as the Forgotten--except for Lizzie Landry... Read more

"Antigone Now" by Melissa Cooper

Antigone Now
Melissa Cooper

Productions (235)
  • Drama
  • 50 - 60 minutes
  • 3 f, 1 m (4-11 actors possible: 2-10 f, 1-9 m)

n the midst of a bombed-out city still feeling the aftershocks of war, the rebellious and intense Antigone defies her uncle to bury her disgraced brother. This contemporary response to the myth of Antigone brings powerful, modern prose to an ancient and universal story. Read more

"Digging Up The Boys" by Laura Lundgren Smith

Digging Up the Boys
Laura Lundgren Smith

Productions (92)
  • Drama
  • 40 - 45 minutes
  • 3 f, 4 m, 1 either (8 actors possible: 3-4 f, 4-5 m)

The mine where Floyd, Paul, and Jack work is old, nearly picked clean and about to be closed, when part of it collapses, trapping them. The women left above are left to whistle in the dark--but the mine holds a terrible secret that may change their lives forever... Read more

"Badger" by Don Zolidis

Badger (one-act)
Don Zolidis

Productions (8)
  • Drama
  • 35 - 45 minutes
  • 8 f, 5 m, 1 either (14-45 actors possible: 8-40 f, 5-37 m)

A vibrant ensemble brings the factory to life as each of the women confronts not only the challenges of entering the workforce in the darkest days of World War II, but also who she is and what she truly values. Unforgettable human stories make the era immediate in this captivating ensemble drama. Read more

"Henry's Law: a play about bullying" by Stacie Lents

Henry's Law
Stacie Lents

Productions (52)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 40 - 55 minutes
  • 2 f, 2 m

When the brilliant but socially awkward Max starts tutoring popular student Sara in chemistry, an unlikely friendship begins. But Max isn't prepared for the feelings Sara seems to be developing -- and neither is her overprotective boyfriend, Jason... Read more

"Double Double" by Kathryn Funkhouser

Double Double
Kathryn Funkhouser

Productions (12)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 40 - 50 minutes
  • 6 f, 8 either (12-40 actors possible: 6-40 f, 0-24 m)

It's no wonder Emily can't sleep. She obsesses about awkward interactions in the past, she tries to predict the disasters of the future - and then, of course, there's three immortal witches sabotaging her drama club production of Macbeth so they can escape the mortal realm. You know, life stuff. Read more

"Oz" by Don Zolidis

Oz
Don Zolidis

Productions (411)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 40 - 50 minutes
  • 4 f, 4 m, 4 either (8-16 actors possible: 4-8 f, 4-8 m)

Reeling from her sister's death, Beth suddenly finds herself journeying through a world suspiciously resembling the film The Wizard of Oz... Read more

"Medea" adapted by Nelly E. Cuellar-Garcia

Medea
Nelly E. Cuellar-Garcia

Productions (125)
  • Drama
  • 35 - 45 minutes
  • 13 f, 2 m (11-27 actors possible: 9-21 f, 2-6 m)

Deaf to the warnings of her nurse and chorus, grief-stricken Medea seeks solace in destroying Jason, her unfaithful husband.A condensed adaptation of the classic tragedy that effectively explores Medea's disjointed psyche within the context of ancient Greek values. Read more

"Fire Exit" by Stacie Lents

Fire Exit
Stacie Lents

Productions (65)
  • Drama
  • 30 - 35 minutes
  • 3 f, 2 m, 3 either (4-8 actors possible: 2-6 f, 2-5 m)

Everybody at Westfield High School thinks they know what happened the day of the fire. But as the kids and adults open up about their lives and the bigger picture of the day's events emerges, the truth proves to be far less simple. Read more

"The Refugee Women" by Don Zolidis

The Refugee Women
Don Zolidis

Productions (19)
  • Drama
  • 25 - 35 minutes
  • 13 f, 4 m (13-25 actors possible: 11-20 f, 2-10 m)

To give shape to the endless days in a refugee camp, a group of girls from different countries come together to put on a production of The Trojan Women with the help of an aid worker. The girls come from everywhere from the Middle East to Africa, but they all connect fiercely with Euripides' play Read more

Social Media & Technology

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subText by Tyler Dwiggins

subText
Tyler Dwiggins

Productions (63)
  • Comedy
  • 80 - 90 minutes
  • 13 f, 7 m (5-20 actors possible: 3-13 f, 2-7 m)

Even though everybody on the planet is just a text away, getting your message across has never been more complicated. Read more

Selfie by Bradley Hayward

Selfie
Bradley Hayward

Productions (464)
  • Dramedy
  • 30 - 35 minutes
  • 3 f, 1 m, 4 either (8-16 actors possible: 3-14 f, 1-10 m)

It's senior year and problems are mounting for a group of high school students as they prepare for the future. Facing bullies, parents, pressure, sickness, and their own self-judgment, the characters search for ways to stand out. Read more

This Is Your Brain On Social Media by Ian McWethy and Carrie McCrossen

This Is Your Brain on Social Media
Ian McWethy

Productions (81)
  • Comedy
  • 30 - 40 minutes
  • 11 f, 5 m, 7 either (6-30 actors possible: 3-27 f, 3-27 m)

Inspired by interviews with teens about their online lives, This Is Your Brain on Social Media takes on both social-media madness and the grown-up hysteria over kids these days. Read more

Juliet and This Guy Romeo by Don Zolidis

Juliet and This Guy Romeo
Don Zolidis

Productions (34)
  • Comedy
  • 25 - 35 minutes
  • 8 f, 5 m, 3 either (13-25 actors possible: 5-15 f, 3-12 m)

This zany comedy skewers the online animosity between liberals and conservatives with a little help from Shakespeare. Read more

Brief Interviews With Internet Cats by Patrick Greene

Brief Interviews with Internet Cats
Patrick Greene

Productions (98)
  • Comedy
  • 25 - 45 minutes
  • 9 f, 7 m, 6 either (8-30 actors possible: 1-30 f, 1-30 m)

Celebrity interviewer Ian McWorthy has a dream line-up for tonight's episode of the World Wide Window: a veritable litterful of felines whose internet antics have catapulted them to fame. Read more

Henry's Law by Stacie Lents

Henry's Law
Stacie Lents

Productions (52)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 40 - 55 minutes
  • 2 f, 2 m

When the brilliant but socially awkward Max starts tutoring popular student Sara in chemistry, an unlikely friendship begins... A tragicomedy about the consequences of cyberbullying. Read more

"Good Kids" by Naomi Iizuka

Good Kids
Naomi Iizuka

Productions (109)
  • Drama
  • 80 - 85 minutes
  • 8 f, 4 m

Something happened to Chloe after that party last Saturday night. Something she says she can't remember. Something everybody is talking about... Read more

The Internet is Distract--OH LOOK A KITTEN! (full-length) by Ian McWethy

The Internet is Distract--OH LOOK A KITTEN! (full-length)
Ian McWethy

Productions (11)
  • Comedy
  • 60 - 70 minutes
  • 5 f, 3 m, 10 either (8-45 actors possible: 0-45 f, 0-45 m)

A high-octane comedy that explores the rabbit hole of distraction we all go down every time we go online. (A one-act version of this play is also available.) Read more

How To Kiss a Girl by Wade Bradford

How to Kiss a Girl
Wade Bradford

Productions (155)
  • Comedy
  • 30 - 40 minutes
  • 7 f, 5 m, 2 either (9-14 actors possible: 5-9 f, 4-7 m)

Poor Ken realizes that if he really wants to win Steph's heart, he'll need to tune out his smartphone and tune in to his own instincts before it's too late... Read more

The NSA's Guide to Winning Friends and Influencing People Or, What We've Learned from Watching You by Don Zolidis

The NSA's Guide to Winning Friends and Influencing People
Don Zolidis

Productions (113)
  • Comedy
  • 40 - 45 minutes
  • 3 f, 3 m, 23 either (6-29 actors possible: 3-26 f, 3-26 m)

Having trouble as the new kid in school? Unlucky in love? Feeling like everyone hates you? You're in luck! Now you can use the National Security Agency's techniques of wiretapping, code-breaking, and data mining to get ahead! Read more

Connected (high school edition) by Lia Romeo

Connected (high school edition)
Lia Romeo

Productions (2)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 80 - 90 minutes
  • 4 f, 4 m (6-23 actors possible: 3-12 f, 3-11 m)

A funny, heartbreakingly real look at love and friendship in the age of social media. (The original version of this play is also available.) Read more

The Bullying Collection

The Bullying Collection
E. M. Bell

Productions (120)
  • Drama/Comedy
  • 100 - 105 minutes
  • 10 f, 5 m, 15 either (13-95 actors possible: 5-86 f, 5-67 m)

From a cyberbullying attack that puts a friendship to the test (Dolphin) to a group of former bullies that meets regularly to discuss their recovery (Bullies Anonymous), to a grown man who must confront his former bully at their 20th reunion (Reunited and It Feels So Good), the plays range from the tragic to the comedic, but they all work to reveal a new perspective on a common problem. Read more

"Failure: A Love Story" by Philip Dawkins

Failure: A Love Story
Philip Dawkins

Productions (180)
  • Comedy
  • 90 - 95 minutes
  • 3 f, 2 m, 2 either (7-50 actors possible: 3-48 f, 2-47 m)

By the end of 1928, all three Fail sisters will be dead --Tuneful songs, and a whimsical chorus follow the story of the tree sisters as they live out their lives above the family clock repair shop near the Chicago River, before their time unexpectedly runs out. Read more

"Space Girl" by Mora V. Harris

Space Girl
Mora V. Harris

Productions (13)
  • Dramedy
  • 80 - 90 minutes
  • 5 f, 1 m, 1 either (7-11 actors possible: 5-10 f, 1-3 m)

Arugula Suarez just wants to fit in. But it's not easy when you're a sixteen-year-old alien from the planet Zlagdor. Read more

"4 A.M" by Jonathan Dorf

4 A.M.
Jonathan Dorf

Productions (456)
  • Dramedy
  • 30 - 35 minutes
  • 3 f, 3 m, 6 either (6-40 actors possible: 3-20 f, 3-20 m)

What's it like to be awake when the rest of your world is asleep? Through a series of connected scenes and monologues, join different characters on their journey as they discover whether the monster under the bed is real and collectively wonder...is there anybody out there? Read more

"Double Double" by Kathryn Funkhouser

Double Double
Kathryn Funkhouser

Productions (12)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 40 - 50 minutes
  • 6 f, 8 either (12-40 actors possible: 6-40 f, 0-24 m)

It's no wonder Emily can't sleep. She obsesses about awkward interactions in the past, she tries to predict the disasters of the future - and then, of course, there's three immortal witches sabotaging her drama club production of Macbeth so they can escape the mortal realm. You know, life stuff... Read more

"Peter/Wendy" by Jeremy Bloom

Peter/Wendy
Jeremy Bloom

Productions (266)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 65 - 75 minutes
  • 3 f, 2 m, 2 either (7-30 actors possible: 3-30 f, 2-30 m)

Peter lures Wendy away from her nursery to the magical world of Neverland, where she joins his adventures with Tinker Bell, Tiger Lily, and the menacing Captain Hook. Read more

"The Incomplete Life & Random Death of Molly Denholtz" by Ian McWethy

The Incomplete Life & Random Death of Molly Denholtz
Ian McWethy

Productions (24)
  • Dramedy
  • 70 - 85 minutes
  • 10 f, 4 m, 2 either (16 actors possible: 10-12 f, 4-6 m)

When somebody dies, what's the right thing to say? As the memorial service approaches and rumors fill the hallways, everyone navigates how to grieve a girl they knew in very different ways. Read more

"Nothing is the End of the World (except for the end of the world)" by Bekah Brunstetter

Nothing is the End of the World (except for the end of the world)
Bekah Brunstetter

Productions (36)
  • Comedy / Drama
  • 95 - 105 minutes
  • 5 f, 3 m, 1 either (9 actors possible: 5-6 f, 3-4 m)

In the near-distant future, an NYC charter school becomes the first to welcome artificially intelligent students. When a reality show swoops in to capture this social experiment on camera, the priorities and moralities of the student body are turned inside-out. Read more

"Governing Alice" by C. Denby Swanson

Governing Alice
C. Denby Swanson

Productions (216)
  • Dramedy
  • 25 - 35 minutes
  • 3 f, 4 m, 6 either (10-13 actors possible: 2-11 f, 2-11 m)

In this modern adaptation of the Greek classic Antigone, a rebellious high school student named Alice must respond to the sudden and shattering death of her older brother. In honoring her brother, she'll probably break some rules. Which is more important? Read more

"The Perfect Score" by Katie Henry

Perfect Score
Katie Henry

Productions (83)
  • Dramedy
  • 40 - 50 minutes
  • 4 f, 3 m (7-11 actors possible: 3-8 f, 3-6 m)

Four friends negotiate the college application process as graduation day rapidly approaches. SATs and GPAs are just a part of their worries, as senioritis, awkward interviews, and the pressure to succeed provide even bigger hurdles in the race to the fat-envelope finish line. Read more