Unproduced scripts for hot plays by outstanding playwrights and authors. These original scripts are calling out to be produced by a forward-looking theatre company, school or community group looking for that special original play.
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- 15 minutes
- 2 Male, 1 Female, Min/Max 2
A man is about to board a mysterious train when he is stopped because of the size of his luggage. What is in his trunk that he is so reluctant to part with? And where is the train going? In this 15-minute play, L. Elizabeth Powers bears witness to the fact that it’s never too late to take a different path.Read More
A Touch of Frost
- 20 - 60 minutes
- 2 Males, 1 Female Max/Min 3
Simple Set, Touring
Three short comedies in one act. Wilford, from New York, has just bought and moved to a new homestead in Vermont, but he finally realizes that his new neighbors may not be from this planet!. Mila, her son Klig, and husband Kulerie Klee, live on a farm next to Wilford’s and their adjoining farms are separated only by a stone wall which is beginning to fall apart. What to do? Knock it down? Build it back? – and what are they walling in and walling out?Read More
Bare stage with a few rocks; can be performed by high school, college, university students or groups. Excellent for touring to schools.
- 110 Minutes
- 2 Males, 5 Females; 1 African dancer (optional) (small roles are doubled).
Doubling Possible, Staging Design Potential
A hidden society fearful of the outside. A curious stranger accidentally pulled into their world. A romance that threatens their survival. Humans Remain is a celebration of love, familial responsibility, and honor. A full-length drama script for a play 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.Read More
- 15 minutes
- 2 Males, 2 Females
Bare Stage, Comedy
Cell, a 10-minute play 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
A Mirror in Time
- 10 - 60 minutes
- 2-6 M. 2-6 F, Max 12, Min 2
The monologues in A Mirror in Time: History in First Person–Reflections on Love, Relationships & Marriage by Doris Gwaltney focus on how love and marriage may have changed course of history. Tense and revealing, sometimes comic, selected monologues have created successful evenings of Readers Theater for community theaters and schools. They are also ideal for use in English and history courses in middle school and high school.
An Enemy of the People
- 100 minutes
- 8 Males 4 Females Max 15+ Min 12 (Doubling Possible)
Community, environmental satire, Flexible Casting
Cut but uncensored! This full-length, 90-minute version of Ibsen’s Enemy of the People by Jean Klein is faithful to the original text which savages corrupt institutions, greedy businessmen, arrogant politicians, and our disdain for protecting the environment. This large-cast play can be performed with 10+ actors and plays well for high school, colleges, universities, community and professional theaters.Read More
- 15 minutes
- 1 Male, 2 Females, Max/Min cast 3
Competitions, Holocaust Theme, Mother-Daughter, Simple Set
A one-act, 3-character drama. An elderly Holocaust survivor encounters a rebellious teenager in a tattoo parlor. Melanie is determined to get a butterfly tattoo against her mother’s wishes. Sarah is removing her own concentration camp tattoo–91366. Great for competition one-acts, an evening of short plays, or to introduce Holocaust Literature, parent-teen relationships or survival.Read More