The listed playscripts for college students to perform avoid ” cuteness”. They reveal and question the darker aspects of human nature in a safe way and often with comedy.
Scripts for plays for performance by college students offer challenges for young actors. Many plays are suitable for college theater departments, theater classes and student drama groups.
Discover one-act comedy plays and full-length drama scripts for college and university students in theatre training programs and drama education. Many of the scripts are suitable for College readers theatre scripts.
The scripts are valuable plays for college students because they involve the audience in big questions of modern life, including drug misuse, sexual abuse, school shootings, faith, belief, racism, the environment, twists on Shakespeare’s Hamlet, famous marriages from history.
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A Pastor’s Tale – The True Story of Silent Night
- 15 minutes
- 1 - 5F; 2-7M; Max 7; Min 7
Comedy, Simple Props, Teens
A one-act Christmas comedy – a play with live music for young actors, telling the story of how the Christmas song “Silent Night” came to be written. Set in Oberndorf, Austria in 1818, the play is staged with live guitar in a Readers Theatre format. Memorized historical vignettes are combined with a straight-forward Christmas reading. But it soon goes “off-book” as student readers question the truth of the text they’re reading, and they end up squabbling on stage among themselves. Just when their performance seems doomed, Josef Mohr remembers a short poem he had been writing—Silent Night.Read More