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Separating The Dust - a play in one act By Darren Brealey
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After the funeral service for Mrs Virginia Cromwell, her sons, Michael and Chad discuss their mother’s Final Will and Testament. The mourners have left, their kind thoughts exchanged. The... More > sandwiches and tea have been served. It’s no secret to the boys their late mother’s Final Will and Testament has been divided equally. Chad makes his announcement to contest the Will for his lions share; Michael defends his ground. Chad’s wife, Raelene makes her true feelings known about Michael to both of them, which only aggravates the underflow of smouldering years of unspoken hatred between the three of them. The little church on the hill where the funeral service for Mrs Virginia Cromwell was held prepares for another funeral service to be held at five< Less
Disturbing Mavis - a play in one act By Darren Brealey
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Set in a nursing home, this is a practical look at the subject of growing old and the not-so-attractive consequences. Mavis is a lonely soul who finds solidarity in comforting her husband, Alfred.... More > She fills the boredom of her days by reading and engaging in one-sided arguments with an inert Alfred. When the ambu¬lance officers arrive to take Alfred away, we discover the reason for Alfred’s inertia and witness Mavis’s frustration and helpless¬ness.< Less
Separating The Dust : A Play In One Act By Darren Brealey
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After the funeral service for Mrs Virginia Cromwell, her sons, Michael and Chad discuss their mother's Final Will and Testament. The mourners have left, their kind thoughts exchanged. The sandwiches... More > and tea have been served. It's no secret to the boys their late mother's Final Will and Testament has been divided equally. Chad makes his announcement to contest the Will for his lions share; Michael defends his ground. Chad's wife, Raelene makes her true feelings known about Michael to both of them, which only aggravates the underflow of smouldering years of unspoken hatred between the three of them. The little church on the hill where the funeral service for Mrs Virginia Cromwell was held prepares for another funeral service to be held at five< Less
Dandy Dick: A Play in Three Acts By Arthur Wing Pinero
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Sir Arthur Wing Pinero (24 May 1855 – 23 November 1934) was... More > an English actor and later an important dramatist and stage director.Pinero was born in London, the son of Lucy (née Daines) and John Daniel Pinero, a solicitor. His paternal grandfather was from a Sephardic Jewish family, while his other grandparents were from a Christian English background. He studied law at Birkbeck Literary and Scientific Institution before going on the stage.In 1874 he joined R. H. Wyndham's company at the Theatre Royal in Edinburgh. After also acting in Liverpool, Pinero joined Henry Irving's Lyceum Theatre company in London in 1876, where he acted in supporting roles for five years, and later played under the Bancrofts' management at the Haymarket Theatre. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Wing_Pinero< Less
Ali Baba, A Play in One Act By David Barrett
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A short play script for children or adults in one act. There are suggestions in the script for suitable songs which are optional and not provided. The DOWNLOAD price includes a site licence to copy... More > as many scripts as you need for your rehearsals. A licence is required for every performance of this play. This may be purchased from www.playsandsongs.com< Less
A Time Below: Play in One Act By Ken Ludden
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A Time Below is an excerpt from Ludden's acclaimed work Mary Go-Round, that first appeared as a weekly serial in M/W in Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD. In this epic story of coming of age, the... More > realities of national politics and the place of lesbians and gays in society at large, we see a son of the conservative south work for his right wing Congressman as he grapples with his emerging homosexuality. In this play the subplot of AIDS in the 1980s is dealt with head on. It offers humor and drama in a rare mixture of pathos and humor, a trademark of Ludden's writings as Dear Diva. Take a trip back to the early 1980s, when an AIDS diagnosis was a death sentence, and society was reticent to embrace the victims of this horrible disease. A perfect 1-hour dramatic presentation for young actors in their early 20s.< Less
One Act Plays from the Edge By Walter Wykes
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The intellectual offspring of Ionesco, Beckett, and Pinter, Walter Wykes is proof that the Theatre of the Absurd lives on. In his plays, he creates a series of modern myths, tapping into something in... More > the strata of the subconscious, through ritualism and rich, poetic language. The worlds he creates are brand new, and hilarious, yet each contains an ancient horror we all know and cannot escape and have never been able to hang one definitive word on. "The Worker" explores the life of a young woman who fashions a fake child to help her cope with the loneliness she endures each day while her husband is away at work. "Family 2.0" tells the story of a man who invades a stranger’s home and attempts to convince the family he finds there to accept him as their new husband/father. "The Spotted Man" follows the trials of a man cursed with a strange disease that may signal the end of the human race. Also included are "Cherry Bizarre" and "The Tragical Tale of Melissa McHiney McNormous McWhale."< Less
One Act Plays from the Edge By Walter Wykes
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The intellectual offspring of Ionesco, Beckett, and Pinter, Walter Wykes is proof that the Theatre of the Absurd lives on. In his plays, he creates a series of modern myths, tapping into something in... More > the strata of the subconscious, through ritualism and rich, poetic language. The worlds he creates are brand new, and hilarious, yet each contains an ancient horror we all know and cannot escape and have never been able to hang one definitive word on. "The Worker" explores the life of a young woman who fashions a fake child to help her cope with the loneliness she endures each day while her husband is away at work. "Family 2.0" tells the story of a man who invades a stranger’s home and attempts to convince the family he finds there to accept him as their new husband/father. "The Spotted Man" follows the trials of a man cursed with a strange disease that may signal the end of the human race. Also included are "Cherry Bizarre" and "The Tragical Tale of Melissa McHiney McNormous McWhale."< Less
The Surrender of Calais: A Play, in Three Acts By George Colman
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: George Colman (21 October 1762 – 17 October 1836), known as... More > "the Younger", English dramatist and miscellaneous writer, was the son of George Colman "the Elder". His surname is often misspelled as "Coleman".He passed from Westminster School to Christ Church, Oxford, and King's College, University of Aberdeen, and was finally entered as a student of law at Lincoln's Inn, London. While in Aberdeen he published a poem satirizing Charles James Fox, called The Man of the People; and in 1782 he produced, at his father's playhouse in the Haymarket, his first play, The Female Dramatist.The failing health of the elder Colman obliged him to relinquish the management of the Haymarket theatre in 1789, when the younger George succeeded him, at a yearly salary of £600. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Colman_the_Younger< Less
Bully, A Play In One Act (2015) By Vincent Truman
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Middle-aged Darrell LeBeau is in the process of renting out his garage following the totaling of the family car, which has negatively impacted his job as a freelance electrician. As he attempts to... More > clean away years of projects and memories and make room for someone else's possessions, Alex McHall stops by to inquire about renting the space. However, Alex has more than garage rental on his mind: Darrell used to be the terrifying school bully, and Alex has come to confront his old nemesis and extract an apology. To ensure he gets one, he has come with a backpack full of tools, including a drill, which he intends to use on Darrell should the apology not be forthcoming. This one-act play is more than just a study between bully and victim; it explores the often emotionally charged slippery-slope concepts of balance and justice. Four roles (three male, one female); all 40+ years old.< Less

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