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  • Shorts for All Seasons: America Revisited

    • 10 - 60 minutes
    • 1 Male 1 Female Max 6 Min 2

    Flexible Casting, Simple Set

    A collection of six 10-minute satires – plays written by the renowned Virginia Playwrights Forum, lampoons the American political and social landscape. From taxes and lotteries, to classroom education and TV talk show hosts, the foibles of present-day America are revealed.

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    $13.95
  • Daddy’s Silhouette

    by Monique Franz
    • 10 minutes
    • 2F1M

    From her earliest memory, Quiana, an African American woman in her twenties, is desperate for the love of an absentee father, which carries into her adulthood. Her fear of abandonment bleeds into her marriage to Tommy, an easy-going seaman, who demonstrates saint-like patience with his wife’s chronic daddy issues.

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    $7.25$35.00
  • papito a family comedy play script

    Papito

    by Monique Franz
    • 10 minutes
    • 2F1M

    Simple Set

    Papito is a ten-page short play addressing parentification, specifically how a young man who grows up without a father assumes the partnership role with his mother and has difficulty establishing a healthy partnership with a significant other. The narrator, Zoe, is that significant other who is frustrated with her domineering mother-in-law and her husband who refuses to establish needed boundaries for his mom.

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    $7.25$35.00
  • candy and toys play script

    Candy and Toys

    by Monique Franz
    • 10 minutes
    • 1 M/1F /Max/Min 2

    Simple Set

    A ten-page short play from a series of plays within a collection – Legacy of a Father – by playwright, Monique Franz. The script addresses the emotional toll on women raised without the love and affection of a father. Based on a real-life interview, the story highlights the negative impact of a culture that values sons over daughters, men over women.

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    $7.25$35.00
  • far from the tree play script

    Far from the Tree

    by Monique Franz
    • 10 minutes
    • 1F2M

    Simple Set

    A father should be proud to witness his ambitious son strive to fulfill his career goals, except if the father is a narcissistic dad whose failures come to light by his son’s successes. In “Far from the Tree”, a comedy short play within “Legacy of a Father” series by playwright Monique Franz, the main character has to overcome his father’s tactics of sabotage to stay focused on his future.

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    $7.25$35.00
  • the legacy of the invisible father play script

    The Legacy of an Invisible Father

    by Monique Franz
    • 10 minutes
    • 2F2M

    flexible cast, Simple Set

    “The Legacy of an Invisible Father” is a 10-min drama within Monique Franz’s play series “Legacy of a Father.” The short play highlights one woman’s futile attempt to locate a father through a private investigator. Angela’s lifelong loss of a father figure is further complicated by her biracial identity and her struggles with an unloving mother. Within the script, Angela must come to the terms that fate hadn’t been cruel to her at all, that maybe the absence of her father was the heavens working in her favor.

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    $7.25$35.00
  • Wrong Place, Wrong Time

    by Monique Franz
    • 10 minutes
    • 4-5M, 01-F, Max/Min 5

    flexible cast, Simple Set

    “Wrong Place, Wrong Time” is another 10-minute short in Monique Franz play series, “Legacy of a Father.” The script touches on the soil on which many troubled inner-city youth grow, especially those without the presence of a quality father figure. The script highlights the lack of choices that men of urban contexts are presented with, from birth until adulthood.

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    $7.25$35.00
  • Playroom

    by Matthew S. Hinton
    • 110 Minutes
    • 2F-5F, 2M - 5M

    Simple Set

    Playroom is a series of comedies created by the author as a way to explore the short play and “one act” format, one setting (and one evening) at a time. An otherwise ordinary family, the characters of Hinton’s Playroom are thrust into extraordinary, supernatural, and preternatural circumstances.

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    $11.00$70.00
  • Patres Familias

    by Matthew S. Hinton
    • 20 Minutes
    • 2M/0F Max/Min 2

    Simple Set

    “Patres Familias” is the sixth installment in the Playroom series, and this one finds Rich just off of his back porch, stealing some time (and some beer) with his neighbor.

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    $8.00$35.00
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    A Dark Day for Hinkley, J.

    by Jack J. Berry
    • 10 minutes
    • 2F1M

    Simple Set

    John Hinkley Jr. (attempted assassin of Ronald Reagan) must use his newly-learned coping skills to deal with the news that the “love of his life”, Jodie Foster, is not “playing on the same team” that he’d always assumed she was.

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    $8.00$35.00
  • moments of madness 10 minute play collection

    Moments of Madness

    by Jack J. Berry
    • 10 - 60 minutes
    • 2-9 VARIABLE

    Auditions, Classroom Use, Farce, Mental Health Issues, Seniors, Bare Stage, Collection, Colleges, Comedy, Community, Competitions, Doubling Roles

    A short play collection by Jack J. Berry consists mainly of short comedies. Berry loves to stand the world on its head. A comedy about attempted assassin John J. Hinkley? Travel from Old Testament to WWII in a matter of minutes? These short plays can be produced as an evening of theater or individually as introductions to meetings and events. 

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    $11.27$65.29
  • MONOLOGUE

    This’ll Only Take a Second

    by Zach Davis
    • 30-45 minutes
    • 1 F

    Classroom Use, Competitions, Depression, Simple Set

    As Miranda prepares to go to sleep, she recounts the events of her day—and her life—through a series of imagined and surreal interactions with her parents and psychiatrist.

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    $7.97$40.00
  • The Hidden Stream

    by Stephanie Sugioka
    • 15 - 90 Minutes
    • 1 F

    Monologue, Poetic Drama, Reader's Theater

    A Poetry Collection For Spoken Word Theater. A moving, insightful autobiography combining poetry and reflection reveals the emerging life and art of a poet. Can be used selectively to construct short one-act plays. The poems are superb for spoken word theater, solo acting scripts, one-person shows, monologue plays scripts. See the script extract.

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    $11.00$60.00
  • Monsters

    by Chris Bullard
    • 10 - 60 minutes
    • 1-6M; 1F; Min 1, Max 7

    Auditions, Monologue, Poetic Drama, Variable Length, Bare Stage, Collection, Highly Theatrrical, Reader's Theater

    Seven contemporary monologues that take the audience into a roller coaster ride of the psyche from predators to bizarre takes on the afterlife. Featuring an electric chair experiment, missing body parts and a weird scientific experiment to name a few. Great solo performance ideas.

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    $10.80$79.98
  • Dreams of Glass

    by Margaret McSeveney
    • 40 Minutes
    • 1 F

    Monologue, Colleges, Community, Competitions, Teens

    A one-woman short play with comedic and dramatic elements. Daisi Dickie, a young woman with dreams of becoming a clairvoyant and a changer of lives discovers her power to influence her own life.

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    $9.97$60.00
  • The Yellow Brick Road Trip

    by Jack J. Berry
    • 10 minutes
    • 1M / 3F 4 Max/Min

    Fable, Fairy Tale, Farce, Community

    A very different Dorothy lands in Oz to find some romantic interest from one of the Munchkins and a conflict over language and meaning from the Good Witch.

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    $6.97$30.00

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