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- 110 Minutes
- 2 Males, 5 Females; 1 African dancer (optional) (small roles are doubled).
A full-length drama by Robin Rice, Humans Remain challenges our views on cultural bias, assimilation, values, and assumptions. A well-meaning “foreigner” attempts to rescue the White Cliff Kinfolk – a mixed-race society isolated from civilization in the hills of New Jersey for over 200 years. Love. Death. History. Magic. Nature. Belief. All of these are played out on the stage. All but one character are mixed race, mainly African-American. One character is specified as African-American. The others are as diverse as desired.
Highly theatrical staging possible.
Inside and Out
- 10 minutes
- 1 Male, 1 Female. 1 M or F. Max 3, Min 3
This 10-minute play by Jean Klein dramatizes a mother’s attempt to reach inside the autistic mind of her young son.Read More
- 15 minutes
- 2 Males, 2 Females
Cell, a 10-minute play by Bonnie Culver, takes us inside connecting and disconnecting calls among 4 different cell phone users attempting to find answers to the central problems in their lives with sometimes odd results.Read More
Monologues for Men: Voices from the Old Testament
- 10 - 60 minutes
In these voices from the Old Testament, prolific Christian writer Gillette Elvgren brings to live both characters from the Bible, but also voices of contemporary men of faith, struggling or affirming their beliefs. Perfect not only for inclusion in religious services and programs, but also as audition pieces.
For performance rights for individual monologues, please contact HaveScripts/Blue Moon Plays for information at firstname.lastname@example.org.Read More
Group S.O.S.: Survivors Of Sexual Abuse
- 50 - 60 minutes
In GROUP S.O.S. by Bonnie Culver, the S.O.S stands for Survivors Of Sexual abuse. In two separate 1-hour plays, male or female survivors both confront and comfort one another as they begin their processes of healing. Appropriate for a teen or adult audience, previous productions of these plays have led to audience members seeking help as they begin to recognize themselves among the characters.Read More
Group S.O.S. Female Version
- 50 Minutes
- 6 Females
GROUP S.O.S. by Bonnie Culver, consists of two versions of the same play, which run about an hour each. The plays are male and female explorations of a therapy group for survivors of sexual abuse in which the characters meet, clash with, and eventually work to heal one another. The language and delicacy with which the subject matter is handled makes it accessible to high school and college students, a number of whom, statistically, have probably experienced some of the situations in the plays.Read More
- 70 minutes
- 5 Male, 3 Female, Doubling Possible Cast: 7 - 14
In this strangely magical play with songs, a woman wakes up in a train station someplace between Maybe and Nowhere. Everyone she meets is waiting for something or going somewhere, but she’s just looking for a way out.
Inspired by Buddhist teachings on the nature of Mind, the play explores how we get stuck and how we get unstuck – and what can happen in those crucial moments when how we respond makes all the difference…
- 90 Minutes
- 8 Males; 2 Females; Doubling Possible
Set in 1974, this full-length, one-act play by Bonnie Culver is based on real-life sniper Anthony Barbaro. The seventeen year-old Barbaro was a Regents scholar in Olean, New York when he took two guns to a third floor window in his high school, and made history as the first of many (37 as of the year 2000) documented school shootings in the United States. At a time when our government is so intent on sniffing out foreign terrorists, this play reminds us that often terrorism can begin at home.
Great or high school, college, and commun ity theater, its 60-minute length allows time for talk back and discussion with the audience.Read More
Frankenstein… or The Modern Prometheus
- 120 Minutes
- 7 Males 3 Females Max 13 Min 10 (Doubling Possible)
Earlier versions of this full-length adaptation by Kathleen McBlair have been performed in school and community theaters since 1980. True to the Mary Shelley original, except for a comic servant role, the play depicts The Creature with as much horror and sympathy as the original.
She’ll Find Her Way Home
- 100 minutes
- 2 Males, 3 Females, Min/Max 5
A full-length, African-American drama by Valetta Anderson. The only child of a wealthy though deceased Mississippi slaveholder. Martha Robb views her coming of age with the expectations of adolescent longings and the seemingly unending horizons promised by the victorious Union Army and her quadroon complexion. She and her lifelong and as fair complexioned friend, Thomas, could forge new lives for themselves, lives without barriers… if they could only get past her mother.
Great for community theaters, high school theaters, and Readers Theater.Read More
- 45 Minutes
- 2 Male, 1 Female, Min/Max 2
The events in this play are those that didn’t make it into the family picture album but formed pivotal moments in the ongoing relationship.
Maggie and Sy discover each other on a park bench near the University at which they have both come to teach. What follows is a whimsical and musical overview of their stuggles during courtship, marriage, parenthood,and eventual widowhood. First produced at The Venue on 35th in Norfolk, Virginia. Placed 3rd in the Kernoble One-Act Competition at the University of Arkansas.Read More
The Selfish Giant
- 60 Minutes
- 3 Males, 2 Females, Min/Max 5
A full-length fantasy based on Oscar Wilde’s Story by Gillette Elvgren. This adventure tells the enchanting story of a group of city kids who discover a beautiful house and garden in the middle of their cement and broken glass environment. But they are chased off by the selfish giant, Gorgon, who places a ‘No Trespassing’ sign on the gate. Because of his selfishness, the elements of Frost, Snow, and Hail invade his garden and transform it into a place where Spring is banished.
Robert Arthur’s Eastern ShoreROBERT ARTHUR’S EASTERN SHORE by Robert P. Arthur, twice nominated for Virginia’s Poet Laureate: The book includes 4 one-act plays, a selection of his award-winning poems, and “Hymn to the Chesapeake,” a play with music. The culture of the Eastern Shore watermen and waterwomen has long been threatened by the erosion of winds off the Chesapeake Bay and a dwindling supply of crabs and “ersters” to be harvested. These poems and plays celebrate that life and allow us, for a brief moment to share the triumph and the pain of finding one’s livelihood and reason for being in an environment that is both beautiful and unforgiving.Read More
Charming Princes and Wicked Queens
Adaptations of three favorite fairy tales, these plays for the young at heart have been produced in children’s theaters, as well as classrooms. Cinderella, The Sleeping Beauty, and Snow White count unique characters among their more familiar companions. (The dwarves are the seven brothers Hoffenstein–Mandel, Mertel, Werther, Wenzel, Stoffel, Steffel and Fritz! The Sleeping Beauty is an adaptation of the original Perrault.)Read More