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COMEDIES FOR SCHOOLS VIEW MORE COMEDIES FOR SCHOOLS
Back to the 80s

Back to the 80s
Dean O'Carroll

Productions (25)
  • 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

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 (501)
  • Comedy
  • 45 - 65 minutes
  • 6 f, 4 m, 16 either (12-31 actors possible: 6-27 f, 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

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

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

Productions (36)
  • 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... Read more

A Seussified Pride and Prejudice (full-length version)

A Seussified Pride and Prejudice (full-length version)
Peter Bloedel

Productions (13)
  • Comedy
  • 80 - 100 minutes
  • 8 f, 6 m, 4 either (8-32 actors possible: 5-16 f, 3-16 m)

The greatest romance in all of English literature gets a wacky, rhyming makeover... Read more

The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon (full-length)
Don Zolidis

Productions (1297)
  • Comedy
  • 100 - 110 minutes
  • 1 f, 1 m, 3 either (5-43 actors possible: 1-41 f, 1-42 m)

The fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm are turned on their heads in this fast-paced, rollicking ride as two narrators and several actors attempt to combine all 209 stories... Read more

All I Really Need to Know I Learned From Being a Zombie
Jason Pizzarello

Productions (226)
  • Dramedy
  • 35 - 50 minutes
  • 2 f, 2 m, 14 either (5-45 actors possible: 0-45 f, 0-45 m)

In today's chaotic, challenging world, we often don't know where to turn for help. Little did we know that life's most valuable lessons lie within the undead... Read more

I Hate Shakespeare!
Steph DeFerie

Productions (564)
  • Comedy
  • 60 - 70 minutes
  • 3 f, 2 m (5-43 actors possible: 0-43 f, 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... Read more

This Is Your Brain on Social Media
Ian McWethy

Productions (104)
  • Comedy
  • 30 - 40 minutes
  • 11 f, 5 m, 7 either (6-30 actors possible: 3-27 f, 3-27 m)

Something must be done about the children! 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

Brief Interviews with Internet Cats
Patrick Greene

Productions (106)
  • 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. In this fast-paced series of hilarious interviews... Read more

The Hallmarks of Horror
Peter Bloedel

Productions (64)
  • 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

Game of Tiaras (full-length)v

Game of Tiaras (full-length)
Don Zolidis

Productions (472)
  • Comedy
  • 90 - 115 minutes
  • 9 f, 10 m, 15 either (22-37 actors possible: 7-25 f, 5-26 m)

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SMALL-CAST PLAYS VIEW MORE SMALL CAST PLAYS
Now and Then

Now and Then
Sean Grennan

Productions (14)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 90 - 100 minutes
  • 2 f, 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 two thousand dollars to sit and have a drink with him... Read more

War of the Worlds

War of the Worlds: The Panic Broadcast
Joe Landry

Productions (57)
  • Live Radio Play
  • 70 - 75 minutes
  • 1 f, 5 m (4-40 actors possible: 1-9 f, 3-31 m)

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Don't Talk to the Actors
Tom Dudzick

Productions (65)
  • Comedy
  • 105 - 120 minutes
  • 3 f, 3 m

The best laid plans go awry when the cast and crew of a Broadway-bound play resort to manipulation, diva-like behavior, and chaotic abandon to get what they want... Read more

The Continuum Tales

The Continuum Tales
Jason Pizzarello

Productions (1)
  • Short Play Collection
  • 100 - 120 minutes
  • 2 f, 2 m, 1 either (5-41 actors possible: 2-26 f, 2-27 m)

In the spirit of The Twilight Zone and Black Mirror, this genre-bending collection of seven short plays explores weird, futuristic, and haunting worlds eerily similar to our own. Read more

Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play

Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play
Joe Landry

Productions (284)
  • Suspense
  • 100 - 120 minutes
  • 2 f, 3 m (2-30 actors possible: 1-10 f, 1-20 m)

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Miracle on South Division Street

Miracle on South Division Street
Tom Dudzick

Productions (106)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 85 - 95 minutes
  • 3 f, 1 m

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The Two Musketeers!

The Two Musketeers!
Jon Jory

Productions (7)
  • Comedy
  • 90 - 100 minutes
  • 2 f, 4 m

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Making God Laugh

Making God Laugh
Sean Grennan

Productions (121)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 120 - 130 minutes
  • 2 f, 3 m (5-20 actors possible: 2-8 f, 3-12 m)

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HOLIDAY PLAYS VIEW MORE HOLIDAY PLAYS
It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play (full-length version)

It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play (full-length version)
Joe Landry

Productions ()
  • Holiday drama
  • 75 - 90 minutes
  • 2 f, 3 m (5-25 actors possible: 1-10 f, 1-15 m)

This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast... Read more

Miracle on South Division Street
Tom Dudzick

Productions (106)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 85 - 95 minutes
  • 3 f, 1 m

Meet the Nowaks of Buffalo, NY. Clara and her three grown kids have always known they were special, ever since the miraculous Christmas Eve in 1942 when the Blessed Mother appeared to Grandpa in his barbershop... Read more

The Gift of the Magi

The Gift of the Magi (full-length version)
Jon Jory

Productions (15)
  • Christmas comedy
  • 75 - 95 minutes
  • 5 f, 4 m, 2 either (9-15 actors possible: 5-9 f, 3-7 m)

Jim and Della eat potatoes for dinner every night and stuff their boots with newspaper to get by, but everything they want is for each other. They're so head-over-heels in love they can make a cozy home in turn-of-the-century New York with little more than the coins in their jam jar. But what's to be done about Christmas? Read more

It's a Wonderful Neverland

It's a Wonderful Neverland
Patrick Greene

Productions (86)
  • Comedy
  • 30 - 35 minutes
  • 4 f, 4 m, 12 either (8-25 actors possible: 3-22 f, 3-22 m)

Neverland is turned on its head in this clever blend of It's a Wonderful Life and J.M. Barrie's classic tale... Read more

The Holiday Channel Christmas Movie Wonderthon

The Holiday Channel Christmas Movie Wonderthon
Don Zolidis

Productions (39)
  • Comedy
  • 90 - 100 minutes
  • 7 f, 7 m, 2 either (16-31 actors possible: 7-15 f, 7-16 m)

Christmas: a time for magic. A time for the traditions we cherish. A time to watch as many original TV movies as a human being can possibly endure... Read more

A Christmas Carol: A Live Radio Play

A Christmas Carol: A Live Radio Play
Kevin Connors

Productions (122)
  • Holiday Play with Music
  • 75 - 90 minutes
  • 2 f, 3 m (5-41 actors possible: 2-18 f, 3-23 m)

The Charles Dickens holiday classic comes to life as a live 1940s radio broadcast, complete with vintage commercials for fruitcake... Read more

COMMUNITY THEATRE COMEDIES VIEW MORE COMMUNITY THEATRE COMEDIES
Drinking Habits

Drinking Habits
Tom Smith

Productions (336)
  • Farce
  • 100 - 110 minutes
  • 5 f, 3 m

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The Outsider

The Outsider
Paul Slade Smith

Productions (43)
  • Comedy
  • 110 - 120 minutes
  • 3 f, 4 m

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Miss Nelson is Missing!

Miss Nelson is Missing!
Jeffrey Hatcher

Productions (451)
  • Comedy
  • 60 - 75 minutes
  • 4 f, 6 m

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Over the Tavern

Over the Tavern
Tom Dudzick

Productions (302)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 150 minutes
  • 3 f, 4 m

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12 Incompetent Jurors

12 Incompetent Jurors
Ian McWethy

Productions (93)
  • Comedy
  • 70 - 80 minutes
  • 6 f, 6 m (12-17 actors possible: 0-12 f, 0-12 m)

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Unnecessary Farce

Unnecessary Farce
Paul Slade Smith

Productions (307)
  • Farce
  • 110 - 120 minutes
  • 3 f, 4 m

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As Long As We Both Shall Live

As Long As We Both Shall Live
Sean Grennan

Productions (14)
  • Comedic Murder Mystery
  • 100 - 110 minutes
  • 2 f, 3 m (5-8 actors possible: exactly 2 f, 3-6 m)

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Dramas for Schools VIEW MORE DRAMAS FOR SCHOOLS
Trap

Trap
Stephen Gregg

Productions (159)
  • Documentary Theatre/Horror
  • 75 - 85 minutes
  • 12 f, 10 m, 5 either (10-46 actors possible: 5-46 f, 2-46 m)

An incomprehensible event: every person in the audience of a high school play falls unconscious--every person but one... Read more

At The Bottom of Lake Missoula

At The Bottom of Lake Missoula
Ed Monk

Productions (214)
  • Drama
  • 32 - 34 minutes
  • 3 f, 3 m, 12 either (13-32 actors possible: 2-16 f, 2-16 m)

After losing her entire family in a fatal tornado, Pam, a college sophomore, must embark on an unimaginable journey as she copes with her loss. Read more

Declaration

Declaration
Jonathan Dorf

Productions (46)
  • Drama
  • 35 - 50 minutes
  • 6 f, 6 m, 10 either (10-55 actors possible: 5-53 f, 2-50 m)

A group of students gets up in the morning, jumping into the expected cycle of every school day--but today, the school they go to is part of a larger, terrifying cycle of mass shootings... Read more

The Incomplete Life & Random Death of Molly Denholtz

The Incomplete Life & Random Death of Molly Denholtz
Ian McWethy

Productions (26)
  • 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? What are you supposed to do? How are you supposed to feel? Nobody really knows the answers to these questions, and they hang in the air of a high school when... Read more

Lafayette No. 1

Lafayette No. 1
Mandy Conner

Productions (146)
  • 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

Digging Up the Boys

Digging Up the Boys
Laura Lundgren Smith

Productions (101)
  • 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... Read more

Badger

Badger (one-act)
Don Zolidis

Productions (21)
  • Drama
  • 35 - 45 minutes
  • 8 f, 5 m, 1 either (14-45 actors possible: 8-40 f, 5-37 m)

In 1944, four young women take newly-available jobs at one of the largest munitions factories in the United States: the Badger Ordnance Works. Facing dangerous work... Read more

The Shape of the Grave

The Shape of the Grave
Laura Lundgren Smith

Productions (94)
  • Drama
  • 35 - 40 minutes
  • 4 f, 3 m, 8 either (9-30 actors possible: 4-15 f, 2-15 m)

The Troubles raging through Northern Ireland cost sixteen-year-old Colleen half her family, and she sees only one way to give her loss meaning: join the bloody fight for Irish independence from Britain... Read more

Dark Road

Dark Road
Laura Lundgren Smith

Productions (372)
  • Drama
  • 40 - 45 minutes
  • 8 f, 3 m, 1 either (9-26 actors possible: 9-20 f, 0-6 m)

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