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

Deadline (Zolidis)

Deadline
Don Zolidis

Productions (15)
  • Horror Comedy
  • 90 - 100 minutes
  • 5 W, 3 M, 5 Any (12-13 actors possible)

When eight mystery writers arrive at a legendary writer’s fog-shrouded island mansion in the North Atlantic, they think they’re ready for the Deadline Challenge—twenty-four restful hours to write as much of their new novel as possible. Read more

Elsewhere

Elsewhere
Don Zolidis

Productions (12)
  • Dramedy
  • 100 - 120 minutes
  • 9 W, 5 M, 1 Nonbinary actor,  10 Any (15-35 actors possible)

When a group of friends try to spend the night at a haunted house on a dare, they discover a magic doorway into another world, Elsewhere. Read more

The Bugs

The Bugs
Don Zolidis

Productions (18)
  • Comedy
  • 90 - 100 minutes
  • 8 W, 1 M, 19 Any (20-40 actors possible)

When a couple of disgruntled honeybees discover their habitat is going to be destroyed to make way for a swimming pool, there’s only one thing for them to do: forge an alliance with the other bugs who live in the yard and stop it. A hilarious satire about ecological disaster and labor issues, with a smattering of Greek Gods thrown in for fun. Read more

How to Get Away with a Murder Mystery

How to Get Away with a Murder Mystery
Don Zolidis

Productions (62)
  • Comedy
  • 30 - 40 minutes
  • 9 Any (9-33 actors possible)

Five mysterious color-coded guests. A mansion. A murder. Can the killer get away with it? And how will the sleuths bring them to justice? A handy guide for how to escape the law when you just happen to be a prime suspect of a mysterious murder. Told in vignettes in a style similar to 10 Ways To Survive The Zombie Apocalypse, this show hilariously skewers the tropes of the murder mystery. 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)

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

Emily Brontë, Teenage Necromancer

Emily Brontë, Teenage Necromancer
Don Zolidis

Productions (3)
  • Horror Comedy
  • 90 - 100 minutes
  • 8 W, 4 M,  (12-24 actors possible)

1835. Northern England. The moors. A terrifying phantom has appeared at the Roe Head School for Girls, terrorizing its students and driving the school near to extinction. It’s up to star pupil Emily Brontë, and her sisters Anne and Charlotte, to discern the true nature of the haunting. Read more

The A.I. Play

The A.I. Play
Don Zolidis

Productions (15)
  • Comedy
  • 30 - 40 minutes
  • 10 Any (10-18 actors possible)

When Eleanor uses a chatbot to write a paper on The Great Gatsby for her, she figures it’s not that big of a deal. But when her chatbot writes the best essay on The Great Gatsby ever, she’s sent to a special school for genius children. 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

Fast Food

Fast Food
Tracy Wells

Productions (43)
  • Comedy
  • 30 - 45 minutes
  • 6 Any (6-25 actors possible)

When you’re hungry for hilarity but short on time and tight on budget, where do you turn? Why, the one-act play Fast Food, of course! From crazy customers to screwy staff, this vignette-style collection of scenes will satisfy your craving for fast food fun while offering a simple set and an entirely flexible and expandable cast. 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

Cabin Chronicles

Cabin Chronicles
Justin Borak

Productions (5)
  • Horror comedy
  • 85 - 95 minutes
  • 11 W, 15 M, 6 Any (11-32 actors possible)

Josh, OC, and Will are alone in an empty cabin. At night. In the woods. The perfect setting for a scary story competition! The three boys try to out-scare each other with tales of zombies, lab accidents, and teenage slashers to distract each other from the pain of high school. A horror comedy about the fear of standing out and the friends you make when you decide you don’t care about fitting in. Read more

Biz Town

Biz Town (one-act)
Rachel Bublitz

Productions (9)
  • Comedy
  • 30 - 40 minutes
  • 36 Any (8-36 actors possible)

When Miss J assigns an “adult life” simulation project, her class transforms into Biz Town, a modern city with a hospital, bookshop, zoo, exotic pet store—and crime. Read more

Rue

Rue
Mandy Conner

Productions (17)
  • 30 - 45 minutes
  • 8 W, 4 M,  (12-20 actors possible)

Deep in a Louisiana swamp, sixteen-year-old Josephine struggles with intense anxiety following the mysterious disappearance of her parents. 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

Return of the Script

Return of the Script
Don Zolidis

Productions (9)
  • Comedy
  • 30 - 40 minutes
  • 5 Any (5-25 actors possible)

Miss Walters’s life is upended after she does the unthinkable and forgets to return a perusal script. Now, she’s on the run from international conglomerate Musical Theater Global. Read more

Late Bus

Late Bus
B.D. Samuels

Productions (0)
  • Comedy
  • 90 - 95 minutes
  • 7 W, 3 M, 3 Any (5-14 actors possible)

At Saw Mill Public High School, the late bus picks students up at 6:30 p.m. It just never comes on time. Over the course of a school week, we meet Saw Mill High’s collection of mavericks and misfits with no other way to get home: the chaotic valedictorian, the big-brained transfer, the detention heads, the band geeks, the athlete, the anxious ones, and the one quietly observing it all. With some magical music, vicious rumors, breakups, and more than one breakdown, Late Bus is a close look at what it means to be in high school in our messy world. Read more

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The Alibis
Jonathan Dorf

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  • Murder-Mystery Comedy
  • 110 - 130 minutes
  • 3 W, 2 M, 10 Any (10-55 actors possible: 3-53 W, 2-52 M)

When eccentric billionaire J. Leslie Arlington is murdered, a clueless detective finds the suspects are all reluctant to admit their alibis . . . because they were all committing other ridiculous crimes at the time. Read more

The Internet is Distract--OH LOOK A KITTEN!

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

Productions (144)
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  • 60 - 70 minutes
  • 5 W, 3 M, 10 Any (8-45 actors possible: 0-45 W, 0-45 M)

Micah only has forty-five minutes to finish her paper on The Great Gatsby, but the internet threatens to take over her schoolwork, or worse. Read more

Spring Break

Spring Break
Joe Calarco

Productions (0)
  • Drama
  • 50 - 60 minutes
  • 19 Any

On the first night of Spring Break, new friendships are made and old ones are tested as the nineteen teenagers we first met in Winter Break continue to find joy, heartache, and wonder in the world they’re trying to find their place in. Commissioned for the Educational Theatre Association’s 2022 International Thespian Festival, Spring Break is a candid look into another crucial moment in these teenagers’ lives. Read more

I Hate Shakespeare!

I Hate Shakespeare!
Steph DeFerie

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

I Hate Shakespeare! is a hilarious and fast-paced introduction to Shakespeare -- with a modern twist Read more

Back to the 80s

Back to the 80s
Dean O'Carroll

Productions (130)
  • Parody
  • 60 - 70 minutes
  • 15 W, 7 M,  (11-116 actors possible: 5-99 W, 1-111 M)

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

Scared Silly

Scared Silly
Peter Bloedel

Productions (140)
  • Comedy
  • 100 - 120 minutes
  • 8 W, 8 M, 14 Any (16-85 actors possible: 8-62 W, 8-54 M)

We challenged ten playwrights to bring us their funniest takes on the fearsome in this collection of ten-minute plays. Read more

The Seussification of Romeo and Juliet

The Seussification of Romeo and Juliet (one-act)
Peter Bloedel

Productions (1724)
  • Comedy
  • 35 - 50 minutes
  • 6 W, 6 M, 12 Any (12-24 actors possible: 3-21 W, 3-21 M)

A whimsical reinvention of Shakespeare's tragic love story. Read more

Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind (30 plays in 60 minutes)

Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind (30 plays in 60 minutes)
Greg Allen

Productions (748)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 2 - 65 minutes
  • 5 W, 5 M,  (5-20 actors possible: 2-10 W, 2-10 M)

This collection of 90 comic, tragic, political, personal, and abstract plays gives you the chance to program your own evening of 30 Neo-Futurist plays to reflect the lives and experiences of your own ensemble. Read more

Late Bus

Late Bus
B.D. Samuels

Productions (0)
  • Comedy
  • 90 - 95 minutes
  • 7 W, 3 M, 3 Any (5-14 actors possible)

At Saw Mill Public High School, the late bus picks students up at 6:30 p.m. It just never comes on time. Over the course of a school week, we meet Saw Mill High’s collection of mavericks and misfits with no other way to get home: the chaotic valedictorian, the big-brained transfer, the detention heads, the band geeks, the athlete, the anxious ones, and the one quietly observing it all. With some magical music, vicious rumors, breakups, and more than one breakdown, Late Bus is a close look at what it means to be in high school in our messy world. Read more

Bad Auditions by Bad Actors

Bad Auditions by Bad Actors
Ian McWethy

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  • Comedy
  • 25 - 30 minutes
  • 7 W, 4 M, 3 Any (4-14 actors possible: 0-14 W, 0-14 M)

This hilarious comedy will bring you to the last place you'd ever want to be...behind the doors of a casting session. Read more

13 Ways to Screw Up Your College Interview

13 Ways to Screw Up Your College Interview
Ian McWethy

Productions (1607)
  • Comedy
  • 25 - 35 minutes
  • 7 W, 6 M, 3 Any (4-16 actors possible: 0-16 W, 0-16 M)

When two college recruiters at a prestigious university need to fill one last spot to keep their jobs, thirteen eccentric high school seniors are eager to come in for an interview. Read more

Appropriate Audience Behavior

Appropriate Audience Behavior
Ian McWethy

Productions (505)
  • Comedy
  • 25 - 35 minutes
  • 9 W, 8 M, 3 Any (5-20 actors possible: 0-20 W, 0-20 M)

Carol and Ashley are expecting a tale of woe as they take their seats to watch Hamlet, but the real tragedy is that they're sitting next to the world's noisiest weirdos. Read more

Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Middle School (but were too busy being stuffed in a locker to ask)

Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Middle School (but were too busy being stuffed in a locker to ask)
Werner Trieschmann

Productions (108)
  • Comedy
  • 25 - 30 minutes
  • 4 W, 1 M, 17 Any (9-40 actors possible: 4-39 W, 1-36 M)

Welcome to middle school! What's it all about? Helpful narrators Denice and Roman are here to answer your questions. Read more

The 9 Worst Breakups of All Time

The 9 Worst Breakups of All Time
Ian McWethy

Productions (694)
  • Comedy
  • 30 - 40 minutes
  • 12 W, 13 M, 1 Any (7-34 actors possible: 4-22 W, 3-23 M)

Eve Tonsil, an employee of the nonprofit company "Relationships for a Better Tomorrow" is here to take you on a tour of the nine worst breakups of all time. Read more

The Hallmarks of Horror

The Hallmarks of Horror
Peter Bloedel

Productions (224)
  • Comedy
  • 25 - 35 minutes
  • 6 W, 6 M, 6 Any (8-40 actors possible: 5-37 W, 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

The Greek Mythology Olympiaganza

The Greek Mythology Olympiaganza (one-act)
Don Zolidis

Productions (750)
  • Comedy
  • 45 - 55 minutes
  • 3 W, 3 M, 6 Any (8-35 actors possible: 1-35 W, 1-35 M)

Two battling narrators attempt to cover the entirety of Greek mythology using audience participation, cross-dressing, and general theatrical insanity. Read more

Employees Must Wash Hands... Before Murder

Employees Must Wash Hands... Before Murder
Don Zolidis

Productions (390)
  • Comedy/Murder mystery
  • 30 - 40 minutes
  • 8 W, 1 M, 10 Any (14-19 actors possible: 8-11 W, 6-8 M)

Employees of a low-end fast food restaurant are hit with a surprise health inspection. But luck is not on their side when their manager turns up dead in a freezer. Read more

SUPERHEROES

SUPERHEROES
Ian McWethy

Productions (615)
  • Comedy
  • 25 - 35 minutes
  • 12 W, 11 M, 10 Any (5-33 actors possible: 1-23 W, 4-31 M)

SUPERHEROES is a funny, fast-paced series of vignettes that explores how the caped crusaders deal with life in street clothes. Read more

The One-Act Play Disaster

The One-Act Play Disaster
Don Zolidis

Productions (222)
  • Comedy
  • 25 - 35 minutes
  • 5 W, 5 M, 5 Any (15-30 actors possible: 4-26 W, 4-26 M)

Everything that can go wrong, will go wrong when you've got a light board operator out for revenge, a dollar-store set, and a cast that's a total mess. Read more

The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz
Erin Detrick

Productions (346)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 45 - 60 minutes
  • 11 W, 5 M, 5 Any (12-44 actors possible: 4-40 W, 4-40 M)

Full of ensemble possibilities, this imaginative adaptation captures the heart of L. Frank Baum's classic tale. Read more

The Rehearsal

The Rehearsal
Don Zolidis

Productions (413)
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  • 40 - 45 minutes
  • 8 W, 6 M, 3 Any (17-40 actors possible: 8-30 W, 6-12 M)

A young teacher tries to pull off a production of Guys and Dolls, but putting a musical together is never easy. Read more

That's Not How I Remember It

That's Not How I Remember It
Don Zolidis

Productions (440)
  • Comedy
  • 35 - 45 minutes
  • 8 W, 8 M, 6 Any (13-22 actors possible: 6-14 W, 6-14 M)

Mom and Dad love to tell the story of how they met in 1986, trouble is, they remember their courtship completely differently. Read more

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The Greek Mythology Olympiaganza

The Greek Mythology Olympiaganza (one-act)
Don Zolidis

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  • Comedy
  • 45 - 55 minutes
  • 3 W, 3 M, 6 Any (8-35 actors possible: 1-35 W, 1-35 M)

Two battling narrators attempt to cover the entirety of Greek mythology using audience participation, cross-dressing, and general theatrical insanity. Read more

The House of Bernarda Alba

The House of Bernarda Alba
Nelly E. Cuellar-Garcia

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  • Drama
  • 25 - 35 minutes
  • 15 W,  (9-30 actors possible: 9-30 W, )

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

Bedtime Stories (As Told by Our Dad) (Who Messed Them Up)

Bedtime Stories (As Told by Our Dad) (Who Messed Them Up)
Ed Monk

Productions (832)
  • Comedy
  • 45 - 65 minutes
  • 6 W, 4 M, 16 Any (12-31 actors possible: 6-27 W, 4-25 M)

It's Dad's turn to tell his three rambunctious kids their bedtime stories, but when he gets fuzzy on the details, the classics get creative. Read more

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Mandy Conner

Productions (101)
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  • 25 - 35 minutes
  • 5 W, 8 M, 5 Any (13-20 actors possible: 4-13 W, 7-16 M)

A moment in American history sets the stage for this personal, immediate drama about finding purpose amid overwhelming disaster. Read more

This Is Your Brain on Social Media

This Is Your Brain on Social Media
Ian McWethy

Productions (173)
  • Comedy
  • 30 - 40 minutes
  • 11 W, 5 M, 7 Any (6-30 actors possible: 3-27 W, 3-27 M)

When a school stages an intervention for three of their most social-media obsessed students, the ultra-righteous Amanda Boseman arrives armed with an array of cautionary tales. Read more

Everyone Gets Eaten by Sharks

Everyone Gets Eaten by Sharks
Marshall Pailet

Productions (268)
  • Comedy
  • 30 - 35 minutes
  • 5 W, 4 M,  (6-60 actors possible: 3-30 W, 3-30 M)

Join Adventure Dan on a tour through shark-infested scenarios to avoid, such as kayaking with meat paddles, night-swimming after prom, or genetically engineering sharks for science. Read more

Property Rites

Property Rites
Alan Haehnel

Productions (700)
  • Drama
  • 40 - 55 minutes
  • 4 W, 4 M, 13 Any (12-30 actors possible: 2-30 W, 2-30 M)

Kyle Macmanus has invested millions in a high-tech work of art -- fifteen human-figure sculptures But just when Kyle is about to sell the sculpture, it malfunctions; the figures are alive. Read more

Super Scary

Super Scary
Tim Kochenderfer

Productions (73)
  • Comedy
  • 30 - 35 minutes
  • 6 W, 6 M, 23 Any (6-38 actors possible: 3-29 W, 3-29 M)

Fear! Horror! Terror! That's what the Storyteller wanted for his night of spooky tales, but everyone in the theater keeps interrupting to share their own, less-than-chilling versions of the stories. Read more

The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles
Jon Jory

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  • Mystery
  • 70 - 90 minutes
  • 3 W, 8 M,  (9-11 actors possible: 2-5 W, 6-8 M)

A singular crime demands a singular detective, and the web of mystery surrounding Baskerville Hall is so strange that only the great Sherlock Holmes can take on the case. Read more

Aliens vs. Cheerleaders

Aliens vs. Cheerleaders
Qui Nguyen

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  • Action comedy
  • 25 - 30 minutes
  • 6 W, 4 M, 4 Any (10-12 actors possible: 6-10 W, 4-8 M)

After aliens abduct and scan two unsuspecting teenagers' brains to find their leader, it's up to hipster outsider Molly and her nerdy sidekick Lewis to step in and save the planet. Read more

Anon(ymous)

Anon(ymous)
Naomi Iizuka

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  • Drama
  • 90 minutes
  • 6 W, 5 M,  (11-35 actors possible: 6-20 W, 5-15 M)

Separated from his mother, a young refugee called Anon journeys through the United States in this entrancing adaptation of Homer’s Odyssey. Read more

Suite Surrender

Suite Surrender
Michael McKeever

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  • 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 but are somehow assigned to the same suite. Read more

Lafayette No. 1

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Mandy Conner

Productions (332)
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  • 35 - 45 minutes
  • 8 W, 7 M,  (15-25 actors possible: 8-13 W, 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

How To Ruin Your Promposal

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John Leverett

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  • Comedy
  • 25 - 35 minutes
  • 9 W, 8 M,  (17-40 actors possible: 9-32 W, 8-31 M)

Prom season is here, will everyone make it through promposal season with more laughter than disaster? Read more

The 39 Steps: A Live Radio Play

The 39 Steps: A Live Radio Play
Joe Landry

Productions (346)
  • Mystery/Thriller
  • 40 - 50 minutes
  • 2 W, 3 M,  (2-20 actors possible: 1-5 W, 1-15 M)

Inspired by Hitchcock's classic tale and performed as a live period radio play, this romantic thriller is a fast-paced ride through the signature world of the Master of Suspense. Read more

Peter/Wendy

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Jeremy Bloom

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  • 65 - 75 minutes
  • 3 W, 2 M, 2 Any (7-30 actors possible: 3-30 W, 2-30 M)

In this lyrical, atmospheric interpretation of Peter Pan, Jeremy Bloom strips the familiar story down to its emotional essence. Read more

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Don Zolidis

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It's the end of the world and hordes of rampaging zombies are about to kill you. What do you do? Read more

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Hit with a surprise health inspection, employees of Burgatorium, a low-end fast food restaurant, hilariously rush around to clean up their messes, hide the rats and find real meat for the burgers. Read more

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Edgar Allan Poe sets out to keep his stories alive from beyond the grave, an otherworldly radio studio proves just the thing. Read more

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Don Zolidis

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  • 4 Any (4-30 actors possible: 4-30 W, 4-30 M)

When you call the help desk, you're looking for a solution - but your problems might just be beginning when these customer service calls spiral into absurdity. Read more

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Bradley Hayward

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Joe Landry

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  • 100 - 120 minutes
  • 2 W, 3 M,  (2-30 actors possible: 1-10 W, 1-20 M)

Spies, murder, love, and other trademarks of Alfred Hitchcock come to life in the style of a 1940s radio broadcast of the master of suspense's earlier films. Read more

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Allison Gregory

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  • 85 - 90 minutes
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When Junie B. draws tattletale May's name for Secret Santa, she comes up with the perfect plan to teach her nemesis a lesson! Read more

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Don Zolidis

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

Self-proclaimed genius Harlan Bean is ready to make history with his science-fiction radio masterpiece Battle of the Planets. But when the broadcast starts, mayhem ensues. Read more

War of the Worlds: The Panic Broadcast

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Joe Landry

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  • 1 W, 5 M,  (4-40 actors possible: 1-9 W, 3-31 M)

Now, ten years after Orson Welles’s radio adaptation of War of the Worlds, the WBFR radio ensemble recreates the colorful events surrounding the infamous evening. Read more

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Alan Haehnel

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  • 20 Any (5-76 actors possible: 0-76 W, 0-76 M)

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  • 6 W, 3 M,  (8-11 actors possible: 5-7 W, 3-4 M)

Kia and Marisol struggle to keep their involvement a secret from their conservative mothers and their gay-bashing classmates, eventually forcing them to choose between their newfound sexuality and societal acceptance. Read more

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Patricia Loughrey

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  • 60 - 70 minutes
  • 3 W, 4 M,  (7-21 actors possible: 3-10 W, 4-11 M)

This documentary-style ensemble play recounts the life and lasting impact of groundbreaking LGBT activist and politician Harvey Milk, as told by the people who knew him best. 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)

Forced to live a life of solitude, nineteen-year-old Laura is thrilled when a mysterious guest, Carmilla, joins her and her father's quiet household. But when her new friend excites in her tumultuous feelings and nocturnal visits end in sharp sensations in the throat, it becomes clear that there is more to Carmilla than meets the eye. Read more

The Walk Across America for Mother Earth

The Walk Across America for Mother Earth
Taylor Mac

Productions (6)
  • Comedic Play with Music
  • 110 - 120 minutes
  • 4 W, 6 M, 2 Any (10-12 actors possible: 4-6 W, 6-8 M)

Political activism meets bedazzled drag show in this story about two young friends who flee their suburban upbringing in "Real America" to join a ragtag group of activists on a protest march from D.C. to Nevada. Read more

subText

subText
Tyler Dwiggins

Productions (102)
  • Comedy
  • 80 - 90 minutes
  • 13 W, 7 M,  (5-20 actors possible: 3-13 W, 2-7 M)

subText is a hilarious series of vignettes detailing the awkwardness of dating in the digital age. Read more

It’s Our Town, Too

It's Our Town, Too
Susan Miller

Productions (31)
  • Drama
  • 25 - 30 minutes
  • 4 W, 4 M, 2 Any (8-10 actors possible: 4-5 W, 3-5 M)

In this homage to Wilder's classic play, Emily and Elizabeth fall in love in a small town, and then flash forward to the wedding of their son to their neighbors George and Louis' daughter. Read more

The Disappearance of Daniel Hand

The Disappearance of Daniel Hand
Dan O'Brien

Productions (44)
  • Drama
  • 100 - 120 minutes
  • 5 W, 3 M,  (8-15 actors possible: 5-9 W, 3-6 M)

Shannon, an aspiring filmmaker, starts shooting a documentary about the enigma of her missing classmate in a school full of conflicting impressions and theories. Read more

Vampire Cowboy Trilogy

Vampire Cowboy Trilogy
Qui Nguyen

Productions (14)
  • Comedy
  • 80 - 90 minutes
  • 3 W, 2 M, 2 Any (7-25 actors possible: 3-19 W, 2-15 M)

This live comic book anthology contains three irreverent comedies that hilariously skewer well-beloved genres. Read more

The Picture of Dorian Gray

The Picture of Dorian Gray
Robert Kauzlaric

Productions (10)
  • Drama
  • 110 - 120 minutes
  • 2 W, 14 M,  (10-16 actors possible: 1-2 W, 9-14 M)

A supernatural power grants Dorian Gray eternal youth and beauty, but must navigate obsession, influence and reckoning. Read more

Emergency Prom

Emergency Prom
Steve Moulds

Productions (9)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 100 - 120 minutes
  • 11 W, 6 M, 

A few days after the biggest night of the year, the students of Glen Burnie High face the fact that prom was a huge disappointment and want a do-over. Read more

Letters to the End of the World

Letters to the End of the World
Anton Dudley

Productions (2)
  • Drama
  • 105 - 115 minutes
  • 2 W, 3 M, 

A revealing article about the African AIDS crisis in a magazine leads a young gay man in New York City to form an unexpected correspondence with a woman in Zambia. Read more

Badger

Badger (full-length)
Don Zolidis

Productions (26)
  • Drama
  • 90 - 100 minutes
  • 9 W, 5 M, 1 Any (15-45 actors possible: 9-40 W, 5-36 M)

In 1944, five young women take newly-available jobs at one of the largest munitions factories in the United States: the Badger Ordnance Works. Facing dangerous work with highly flammable powder as well as insidious sexism, the women form an unlikely friendship through joy and heartbreak. 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

17/18

17/18
Joe Calarco

Productions (4)
  • Drama
  • 60 - 70 minutes
  • 5 W, 4 M, 1 Nonbinary actor

17/18 explores how one breakup makes two friend groups contend with anxieties about growing up, their identities, and the future. Read more

Elsewhere

Elsewhere
Don Zolidis

Productions (12)
  • Dramedy
  • 100 - 120 minutes
  • 9 W, 5 M, 1 Nonbinary actor,  10 Any (15-35 actors possible)

At a boarding school in New Hampshire, the former headmaster’s house sits empty, abandoned decades ago after his son disappeared inside and now thought haunted. But when four students break in on a dare, they don’t finds ghosts or ghouls, but instead a doorway to another world: Elsewhere. Read more