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4 in a Loo
1. 4 in a Loo by Len Cuthbert
Cast: 5 M, 1 F, 5 flexible OR 1 M, 5 F, 5 flex (4 M or 4 F with doubling)
Time: Approximately 40-60 minutes, 41 pgs.

COLLECTION. Twists and turns abound in this collection of four short plays, which features a hodgepodge of delightfully mixed-up characters. In “Jack’s Dilemma,” Jack arrives at a local diner and tr... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Animal Instinct
2. Animal Instinct by Dwayne Yancey
Cast: 8 M, 10 F, 3 flexible, extras (With doubling 4 M, 4 F)
Time: Approximately 75 minutes, 58 pgs.

FARCE. Macabre, zany, sardonic, this collection of five short plays offers a unique look at death and all its horrifically comical trappings. In “Lemmings,” three lemmings perched on a cliff off the... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Another Golden Cow
3. Another Golden Cow by Christian Kiley
Cast: 1 M, 3 F, 6 flexible (Doubling possible.)
Time: Approximately 20-30 minutes, 45 pgs.

MONOLOGUE COLLECTION. Showcase your comedic acting skills with this collection of ten monologues, which features a host of wacky and memorable characters. In “CSI: Elementary,” a crime scene invest... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Arts or Crafts
4. Arts or Crafts by Rob Roznowski
Cast: Flexible cast 20+ (With doubling: 3 M, 6 F, 11 flexible, opt. extras)
Time: Approximately 90 minutes, 68 pgs. Flexible, depending upon the number of skits/monologues performed.

SKIT/MONOLOGUE COLLECTION. This fast-paced, interactive show takes a comical look at the thin line that often separates “art” from “craft.” From Greek architecture to nail art, a host of entertainin... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Baby Talk
5. Baby Talk by Clint Snyder
Cast: 3M, 6 F (With doubling: 1 M, 4 F)
Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 33 pgs

COLLECTION. The characters in this madcap collection of short plays have quite a bit of growing up to do! In “Baby Talk,” Dilly shows up at a childbirth class ready to show “sexist Stone Age women” ... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Bathroom Break
6. Bathroom Break by Kory Howard
Cast: 6 M, 6 F, 7 flexible (With doubling: 3 M, 3 F)
Time: Approximately 45-60 mins, 58 pgs.

COMEDY COLLECTION. Everyone needs a break in this comically chaotic collection of four short plays. In “Addicts Anonymous,” five people attend an Addicts Anonymous meeting but it’s not for drug or a... READ MORE | BUY NOW

BFFN:  Best Friends…for Now
7. BFFN: Best Friends…for Now by Steven Stack
Cast: 1 M, 12 F (With doubling: 1 M, 3 F)
Time: Approximately 30-40 minutes, 34 pgs.

COLLECTION. Is it possible to be best friends forever, and would anyone really want to be? In “Breaking Up is Hard to Do,” two teens decide to break up with their BFF because she died and turned int... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Case of Indigestion, A
8. Case of Indigestion, A by Dan Blackley
Cast: 13 M, 11 F, 10 flexible (With doubling: 7 M, 5 F, 4 flexible)
Time: Approximately 45-60 minutes, 50 pgs.

COLLECTION/SPOOF. These three short plays spoof all-American classics including the children’s novel "Old Yeller," 1940’s film noir movies, and the 1960’s TV series "Star Trek." In “Doggone It,” a h... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Casting the Bard
9. Casting the Bard by Ed Vela
Cast: 3 M, 3 F, 5 flexible (With doubling: 2 M, 1 F, 2 flexible)
Time: Approximately 45 minutes, 38 pgs.

COLLECTION. This collection of three short plays provides a humorous behind-the-scenes look at theatre. In “Casting the Bard,” three exhausted drama teachers find themselves stuck in a precarious po... READ MORE | BUY NOW

End of Ever After, The
10. End of Ever After, The by Steven Stack
Cast: 5 M, 6 F, 4 flexible (With doubling: 2 M, 2 F, 1 flexible)
Time: Approximately 45-60 mins, 47 pgs.

COLLECTION/FARCE. The marvelously madcap characters in this collection of four short plays may have reached the end of their happily ever after! In “The Ravens,” a melancholy girl is visited on a st... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Evil People
11. Evil People by Kamron Klitgaard
Cast: 2 M, 4 F, 11 flexible (With doubling: 1 M, 3 F, 3 flexible)
Time: Approximately 45-60 minutes, 45 pgs.

COLLECTION. There’s a world of hilariously “evil” people in this provocative collection of four short plays. In “Perceptions,” a mother treats her grown son like a baby...literally. In “Easy Flavor... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Fixer-Upper
12. Fixer-Upper by Paul DiLella
Cast: 1 M, 1 F, 6 flexible (With doubling 1 M, 1 F)
Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 27 pgs.

FARCE. The characters in this collection of three 10-minute plays are in definite need of fixing! In “Fixer-Upper,” a real-estate salesman is desperate to make a quick sale so that he doesn’t have t... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Is This Seat Taken?
13. Is This Seat Taken? by Lavinia Roberts
Cast: 1 F, 9 flexible (Doubling possible.)
Time: Approximately 30 mins, 46 pgs.

MONOLOGUE COLLECTION. All seats will be taken for this side-splitting monologue collection featuring a marvelous myriad of socially awkward characters and situations. There’s the new kid who has a t... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Just Desserts
14. Just Desserts by Mark Dietrich Wyss
Cast: 4 M, 4 F, 2 flexible (With doubling: 2 M, 2 F)
Time: Approximately 45-60 minutes, 39 pgs.

COMEDY. This short play collection contains three sweet treats to tantalize your audience. In “Just Desserts,” a husband tries to woo his wife with a romantic weekend getaway, but his plan backfires... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Long Ride Home, The
15. Long Ride Home, The by Ed Vela
Cast: 11 M, opt. extras ( 3M with doubling)
Time: Approximately 45-60 minutes, 40 pgs.

COLLECTION. There are plenty of comical conflicts and heartfelt moments in this wonderful collection of five short plays that depict the unique and timeless bond between stepfathers/fathers and sons.... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Male Bonding
16. Male Bonding by Ed Vela
Cast: 5 M (2 M with doubling)
Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 25 pgs.

COLLECTION. Manhood. The great outdoors. Sounds like an idyllic opportunity for male bonding, but in this collection of wilderness adventures, the men find their manhood easily squashed by the forc... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Necklace and Other Stories, The
17. Necklace and Other Stories, The by Doug Goheen
Cast: 5 M, 7 F (With doubling: 2 M, 3 F)
Time: Approximately 40 minutes, 39 pgs

COLLECTION. This collection includes adaptations of three short stories by Guy de Maupassant. In “The Necklace,” Mathilde and her husband work extra jobs and live in extreme poverty for 10 years to ... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Novice, The
18. Novice, The by Kory Howard NEW!
Cast: 2 M, 2 F, 14 flexible (With doubling: 2 M, 1 F, 4 flexible)
Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 33 pgs

FARCE. In this hysterical collection of two short plays, mankind’s fate lies in the hands of mere novices. In “The Novice Pilot,” a new copilot who has a fear of flying is forced to take over the pl... READ MORE | BUY NOW

People Like Me
19. People Like Me by Henry Ong
Cast: 9 M, 7 F, 1 flexible (With doubling: 7 M, 4 F. Tripling possible.)
Time: Approximately 60 minutes, 63 pgs.

MONOLOGUE COLLECTION. Winner of the Drama-Logue Award for Writing. This collection of monologues is based on interviews with gay and lesbian teenagers who participated in a series of writing worksho... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Remember Me
20. Remember Me by Larry Fraller
Cast: 3 M, 3 F (With doubling 2 M, 2 F)
Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 29 pgs.

DRAMA. This poignant collection of three short plays reveals the isolation, alienation, and fear that haunt six individuals. In “Pigeons,” the emotional divide between a daughter and her aging mothe... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Sneezing With Your Eyes Open
21. Sneezing With Your Eyes Open by Bradley Hayward
Cast: 5 M, 3 F (With doubling 3 M, 1 F)
Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 29 pgs.

COMEDY. This collection of three 10-minute plays features a host of zany characters who are involved in some rather unusual relationships. In “Cutlery,” a wife and husband argue over how to place ... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Tell-Tale Heart, The Raven, The Black Cat
22. Tell-Tale Heart, The Raven, The Black Cat by Albert T. Viola
Cast: 1 M, 1 F, 8 flexible (With doubling: 1 M, 1 F, 2 flexible)
Time: Approximately 60 minutes, 41 pgs.

CLASSIC HORROR COLLECTION. Celebrate Edgar Allan Poe's 200th birthday! This collection contains three of Edgar Allan Poe’s most popular Gothic horror stories and preserves all of the psychological t... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Three Sundays in a Week
23. Three Sundays in a Week by Albert T. Viola
Cast: 14 M, 14 F, 10 flexible (Doubling possible.)
Time: Approximately 60 minutes, 49 pgs.

CLASSIC/SATIRE COLLECTION. Celebrate Edgar Allan Poe's 200th birthday! Surprise and delight your audience with an evening of humorous tales by Edgar Allan Poe. Though Poe is best known for his horr... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Tied Up!
24. Tied Up! by Steven Stack
Cast: 3 M, 9 F, 1 flexible (With doubling: 2 M, 3 F)
Time: Approximately 30-45 minutes, 43 pgs.

COMEDY COLLECTION. The characters in this short play collection find themselves hopelessly stuck in wildly absurd situations. In “Squatters’ Rights” a teenager tries to rid herself of two annoying g... READ MORE | BUY NOW

When Clowns Attack!
25. When Clowns Attack! by Kamron Klitgaard
Cast: 6 M, 4 F, 1 flexible (With doubling: 3 M, 2 F)
Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 36 pgs

COLLECTION. In this humorous collection of three short plays, a host of zany characters seek to unravel the meaning of life. In “The Play god,” characters discuss whether they believe in the existen... READ MORE | BUY NOW

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