Jane is a high school senior who just wants to break out of the box. Through a series of events, Jane comes to a revelation on how to live her life. This innovative drama was created for the high school one-act play competition and advanced to the state level of competition on its premiere run.
Unit Set (4F, 3M, 6E) 30 minutes in length.
When an egotistical high school director decides to do a cutting from the play Equus for the high school one-act play competition, the students decide to rebel and disqualify themselves at the first level of competition. (Subsection and Section Champs, State Participant on its premiere run.)
Unit Set (2M, 7F, 6E) 30 minutes
A comedy that takes place in Onceuponatime Land, where the evil witch has erased color from the land. Various characters from familiar fairy tales band together and set off on a quest to find the person who can make the color come back. Little do they know the one who can save them is within their midst. Perfect for all ages!
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Unit Set (3M, 5F, 4E) 35 minutes in length.
A spoof of the family sitcoms from the fifties and sixties, where a lot of the issues and portrayal of gender roles are considered taboo now. The play is unique visually as it is actually portrayed in black and white.
Unit Set (3M, 2F) 25 minutes in length.
A comedy about an upscale restaurant trying to become popular. Their success is hindered by the incompetent and weird staff it employs. The play centers around a couple who are on a blind date, but the real action occurs around them as the staff attempts to do their work. Therefore, the couple is "blind" to activity around them. This is a fast-paced show and is reliant on lots of physical movement. Good for competitions!
Unit Set (4M, 9F) 30 minutes in length.
What do you get when you mix a splash of eccentric family with a dab of innocent neighbor? Bomb Art. This dark comedy paints a vivid picture of a strange family as they hunker down in a homemade bomb shelter with their next-door neighbor. Will they survive to see the apocalypse? This play was co-written with Sara Holmberg.
Unit Set (3M, 5F) 30 minutes in length.
A fast-paced comedy about a variety show that plays live over the Internet, enlightening viewers on the subject of love, relationships and the family unit. Complete with a nasty virus and pop-up commercials, the play satirizes society's relationship with the computers and questions whether we control the computers, or if they control us. A proven winner at one-act play competitions!
Unit Set (12E) 30 minutes in length.
Four pairs of disgruntled fairy tail characters compete on a game show for the chance to live happily ever after. Little do they know that the host of the show, the wicked witch, isn't about to let that happen.
Unit Set (4M, 5F) 30 minutes in length.
Due to space issues, the school administration has decided to turn the high school theater into a faculty lounge, complete with a large pop machine located center stage. The theater director and her Drama Club students must scramble to create a play using the pop machine as the focus. This is a hilarious parody of well-known plays and movies and is a proven contender in one-act play competitions.
Unit Set (8F, 3M min. - Can cast up to 41 people!) 30 minutes in length.
Thanks to a magical spell cast by a fairy, the audience is able to see things they've never seen before: microscopic bugs called Flecks and a misunderstood Dust Bunny, who are all on the look-out for the ever dangerous broom. This comedy teaches us about manners, how to treat others and how to use our imagination. With plenty of audience participation, this is a cute play for young audiences.
Unit Set (1M, 2F, 5E) 40 minutes in length.
My first play to be published. A funny and poignant, fast-paced shows about teen concerns. Includes sequences of poetry, spontaneous skits, and comments about the joy and pain of being a teen. Students portray, jocks, preps, rebels, nerds, exchange students and more. Subjects include: grades, teachers, parents, drugs, drunk driving, being cool, anorexia, crushes, fitting in, computers, love and more.
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Unit Set (9E) 25 minutes in length.
*note- There have been more performances of this show that what is listed, but the publishing company does not readily share this information. If you are a school or organization that has done this show, please drop me a note, and I'll post the information.
What if the whole world were made of candy? Con is the emperor of JaCandy, and his sweet tooth has made him rotten. Jade, his wife, has a big secret that may change everything. A tasty treat for young audiences.
Unit Set (2M, 2F, 2E) 25 minutes in length.
Odin serves as the narrator as he leads us through several traditional Norwegian folk tales, which includes Three Billy Goats Gruff and a humorous look on how Norwegian food was created. Great for younger audiences and large casts.
Unit Set (6M, 5F, 8E) 30 minutes in length.
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Richland HS, Colfax, ND (Premiere)
When Frankie the hit man is hired to do a job, little does he know that he's part of an elaborate scheme concocted by shady producers of a reality show called Point Blank. Follow Frankie as he stumbles through three separate versions of the same show in this fast-paced comedy.
Unit Set (5M, 4F) 25 minutes in length.
A good educational play for high schools and adults, this piece explores what a stereotype is through the use of humor and drama. This play does not hold back with its observations on race and sexual orientation.
Unit Set (10E) 35 minutes in length.
When four-year old Tatum is scared of the monsters under her bed, her toys come to life and try to defeat the monster. Good for younger audiences.
Unit Set (1M, 6F, 4E) 25 minutes of length.
A fun spoof on soap operas and melodramas, a high school nerd plots to win the love of his life over the high school jock.
Unit Set (2M, 2F, 4E) 20-25 minutes in length.
This play addresses anxiety and depression in teens. Clay is having issues because of his mother's declining health. At the beginning of the play, he finds himself in his own head where he meets other teens that are suffering. Through the help of his friend, Annie, he learns to listen and ask for help.
Unit Set (3 M, 14 W) 30-35 minutes in length.
1. Rushford-Peterson HS, Rushford, MN
2. Richmond, BC, Canada
3. Heathfield HS, SA, Australia
4. Roma Mitchell, SA, Australia
5. John Pirie, SA, Australia
6. New Town HS, New Town, ND
7. Cabrilla HS, Long Beach, CA
8. North Sevier, Salinah, UT