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Havescripts and Blue Moon Plays – Play Scripts for School, Community & Theatres

Play 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 selected stage scripts entertain, engage and educate audiences of all levels, whether it be in a school, a church, a senior retirement center or a professional theatre.

Great theatre is about challenging how we think and encouraging us to fantasize about a world we aspire to.

Willem Dafoe

The theater scripts here have plenty of humor and drama and often music, songs or verse poetry to draw audiences into the compelling lives of both heroes and villains.

We passionately believe that theater can be transformative. The best 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, commujnity theater groups, children’s theatre and professional theatres.

Issue Based Plays

Three play scripts about race are of eternal interest to theatre directors of all kinds of drama groups, professional theatre today and their audiences.

Nat Turner’s Last Struggle – Finding His Way Home

Nat Turner’s Last Struggle – a two-character play that deals with the horrors of slavery, deeply rooted in racism and resisted by the enslaved, as seen through the actions and reflections of Nat Turner, who led a Biblically-inspired rebellion for freedom. 

She’ll Find Her Way Home

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.

An Enemy of the People

Drama teachers in high schools, colleges, universities, community theaters and professional theater directors will find An Enemy of the People speaks to the concerns of their students and audiences around the issue of environmental destruction and the preservation of nature.

Play Scripts for Middle School

Havescripts has scores of theater 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.

Plays For High School

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.

Plays for College Students

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

Plays for Seniors Theatre Performers

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.

See these plays for Senior Theatre performers

Play Scripts for Community Theater

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.

View Plays for Community Theater

Stage plays for students of Elementary Schools, Middle Schools, High Schools, and Colleges include:

  • Fairy Tales and Legends
  • Participatory Plays
  • Adaptations of classic plays
  • Original scripts and monologues from American history.
  • Plays for high school competitions and forensics
  • Short Plays and Scripts for Senior drama groups and retirement communities
  • Monologues, one-act scripts and full-length plays with a religious or spiritual orientation.

Blue Moon Plays

Blue Moon Plays are dramas and comedies for the stage 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:

  • Poetic dramas like Between Trains and Distant Survivors
  • Provocative, contemporary dramas like Sniper and Nat Turner’s Last Struggle: Finding His Way Home
  • Scripts with diverse casting in shows like Humans Remain, Angel Band, and She’ll Find Her Way Home
  • Unproduced plays that have been developed and had readings, looking for their first production

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.

Unicorn Bay Press

Inaugurated in 2020, Unicorn Bay Press was created to publish vibrant dramatic poetry which can be utilised for spoken word theatre and monologue performances.

Licenses are available for individual poems or groups of poems for live streaming video performances and virtual theatre productions.

Individually, the poems are excellent material for solo performances, one-man or one-woman shows and forensic competitions. Performance licensing is dealt with on an individual basis.

Play Index

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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