Scripts for plays published on this site under the imprints of HaveScripts and Blue Moon Plays focus on plays that tell stories in close conversation with our times, inspire us to think differently about the world. They help us all to imagine a better world with simple and honest storytelling that fosters greater understanding of our shared world.
The plays entertain, engage and educate audiences of all levels, whether it be in a school, a church, a senior retirement center or a commercial theatre.
Great theatre is about challenging how we think and encouraging us to fantasize about a world we aspire to.Willem Dafoe
The play scripts here have plenty of humor and drama and often music or songs to draw audiences into the compelling lives of both heroes and villains.
We passionately believe that theater can be transformative. Great plays have the capacity to change lives and change society. And it all begins with beautifully crafted scripts.
The plays published here throw light on areas of personal life and public life that are often neglected.
They cover issue-based subjects sought after by schools, educational theatre, children’s theatre and professional theatres.
Three play scripts dealing with the issue of race are of eternal interest to theatre directors of all kinds of drama groups, professional theatre today and their audiences.
Nat’s Last Struggle – a two character play deals with the issue of the roots of racism and slavery as Nat Turner refects on the rebellion he led as a religious crusade. Set in the evening before his execution.
She’ll Find Her Way Home presents a view of hopeful slaves: a young couple on love, right after the Civil War and how color consciousness and politics affected their relationship, families and friendships.
Drama teachers in high schools, colleges, universities, community theaters and professional theater directors will find this script speaks to the concerns of their students and audiences around the issue of environmental destruction and the preservation of nature.
Scripts for plays under the HaveScripts imprint specialize in transformative life-affirming plays for these performance groups.
Havescripts has scores of playscripts and musicals for student actors in Middle School Theatre. Find outstanding plays and musicals specifically written by award-winning playwrights for student actors. From short plays, one-act plays, award-winning full-length plays and musicals, Havescripts has scores of titles for middle school theatre productions, Reader’s Theatre and classroom study
Find scripts for plays for Middle School students to perform.
Havescripts publishes scores of plays and musicals for student actors in High School Theatre productions. Find exceptional plays and musicals written by award-winning playwrights for student actors. From short plays, one-act plays, award-winning full-length plays and musicals, Havescripts has scores of titles for high school theatre productions, Reader’s Theatre and class study.
Find scripts for plays for High School students to perform.
Havescripts & Blue Moon Plays has over fifty scripts for College Students to perform and read. There are short plays, one-act plays and full-length plays, dramas, comedies, adaptations of classics and plays suitable for college students to perform for community audiences, young audiences and kids.
Find scripts for plays for College students to perform
Senior Theatre groups with older actors will find a good selection of short one-act plays, comedies and full length plays for senior citizens to perform. Play scripts are available in collections of short scripts for senior actors and audiences which show older people in unusual roles and challenge common perceptions of older people.
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You will find over ninety engaging scripts for community drama groups, fundraisers and church and spiritual communities. The scripts range from shorts, one-acts and full-length plays. As well as comedies, there are edgy dramas looking at the social issues of today, including discrimination based on race, religion and gender preference.
Stage plays for students of Elementary Schools, Middle Schools, High Schools, and Colleges include:
Blue Moon Plays are dramas and comedies that speak for the underrepresented. They take our society to task, question modern values, or push the envelope with imaginative
Plays that ask difficult questions and tackle intriguing subject matter include:
Most importantly, scripts published under the Blue Moon Plays imprint provide dramatic scenarios that represent the disenfranchised, give a voice to those who are not heard, and breathe life into stories that threaten to remain untold.
A full list of plays is available on the Play Index Page by title and category.
Our play scripts are written by professional playwrights, award-winning authors, drama educators, and theatre-makers.
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