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  Never Play with Dead Things

Farce by Kamron Klitgaard

48 pages

4 m, 3 w, 2 flexible, 10 or more zombies


The premise is simple: A group of students dig up a corpse as a prank but the dead get upset and rise from the grave, trapping the students inside the mausoleum. Which character has the power to stop the Zombie menace? The audience gets the opportunity to band together in groups to solve the mystery. This part of the play is called the Clue Quest and happens during the intermission. Clue Characters (Zombies) are scattered around the building at strategic locations to give clues the audience groups. All the clues lead to the identity of the character with the ...

  Trial and Errors

Farce by David Meyer

45 pages

6 m, 4 w, 8 flexible parts, and a flexible jury (doubling possible)


Mrs. Dafney Dill has been accused of murder and is about to go to trial in a small-town courtroom, complete with a snoozing judge, a good-ol' sheriff, and a jury of confused country folks. As the prosecution presents its case, it doesn't look good for Dafney. Witnesses and evidence mount, and worst of all, the judge is in a hurry to get home to some glazed rhubarb his missus has fixed. It's up to the naive and ill-prepared B.V. DeBriefs, Dafney's court-appointed public defender, to save her. Through the twists and turns of the legal system, justice is finally...

  Putting on Heirs

Farce by Michal Jacot

65 pages

5 m, 5 w, 7 flexible


Ernestine Webb is overwhelmed by the day-to-day pressures of managing the $77 million Webb fortune. When her slightly senile friend, Miss Pomfrey, visits bemoaning the loss of her beloved gerbil, and the heirs think it's Mother Webb who has died, Ernestine realizes that death is one way to get out from under all the hassles. She cooks up an elaborate plot to fake her demise. To see how much they've inherited, her greedy children fall all over each other in an attempt to find their mother's will and when they can't find it, they simply make up their own. Wild ...

  Stinkyman

Farce by David Meyer

50 pages

4 m, 6 w, 8 flexible parts


It's a dark day in the city. Big Al Gaydor and his gang are running wild! The police have their hands full trying to deal with the latest crime spree while the public is outraged and demanding quick action. In fact, the overworked police chief, Otis L. Vader, may even lose his job if the thugs are not put behind bars. All looks bleak until a young mystery man in black, with a curious white stripe, comes on the scene. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it is STINKYMAN! Unknown to the rest of the city or even his parents, Stinkyman is none other than the chief's ...

  GrEEKS - or - Campus Love and Other Disasters

Farce by Jerome Mcdonough

42 pages

6 m, 7 w, 1 to 3 flexible


This play explores all kinds of love. Too bad it isn't exactly a love story. OK, it's a kind of a love story. But it's more a story of good intentions falling flat time after time. There are these nice girls, the Alpha Omegas, who each have a boyfriend almost exactly as loony as they are. And there are these bad girls who want to shut down the Alpha sorority. And there's a dean who used to be an Alpha Omega and still pines for her college sweetheart. And the nice girls win and the dean finds her guy and the bad girls almost get killed by flying roof shingles....

  Murder by Accident

Farce by Joan Sween

67 pages

10 m (doubling possible), 6 w


Elaine has had enough. Ralph, her exasperating, risk-taking husband, has got to go. With the help of Pookie, her younger sister; Anthony “Prettyboy” Ferrari, her father; and Rudy Gambruzzo, her father’s personal assistant, Elaine sets out to stage an accident that will rid her of marital stress. In the space of one morning, Elaine accidentally gets the pool guy and the mailman killed before finally clobbering Ralph. Then she learns that Ralph must be alive that afternoon to sign a vital contract or she will be not only happily widowed, but unhappily bankrupt....