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Play Scripts for College Student Actors

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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  • Play Script Campers One Act Comedy Cover Image

    Campers

    by B.A. Hite
    • 20 Minutes
    • 1 Male 1 Female Max/Min 2

    Colleges, Comedy, Competitions, High School

    An “outdoorsy” couple on their honeymoon discover what it means to be caught, or bound together in love. This award-winning one-act comedy by B. A. Hite was a First Place winner, Actor’s Theatre; produced by Theatre Wagon of Virginia and Tidewater Community College. Simple set. Easy to stage.

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    $5.75$45.00
  • Front Cover Nat Turner's Last Struggle - Finding His Way Home A Play in One Act

    Nat Turner’s Last Struggle: Finding His Way Home

    by P. A. Wray
    • 50 - 60 minutes
    • 1 Male 1 Female Max/Min 2

    This one-act, two character play opens during the pre-dawn hours of November 5, 1831. It is the day that Nat Turner, leader of a bloody slave rebellion, will be tried, convicted and sentenced to death. In the predawn hours before the trial a mysterious woman enters to purify the courtroom. Seven days later she is there by the hanging tree when Turner is executed and thrown into the darkness of death – where he fears he has been eternally abandoned. When Nat is finally given light he struggles to make his case – taking us on a journey where we see a bright, enslaved boy grow into a divinely-inspired freedom fighter. And the mysterious woman is there – stealthily guiding Nat and us to our long-forgotten home.

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    $9.00$60.00

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