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  Multiplicity

Monologues by R. James Scott

60 pages

60 pages.


Looking at life not frontwards, not backwards, not sidewards, but slantwards, this collection of haunting and poetic monologues will have your actors deeply involved in character and committed to what is wanted the objective. Many of the characters they paint, from a presidential assassin to a human duck, are intriguing, quirky, and entertaining. There is a clear through-line of thought. These monologues run from 2 to 8 minutes in length and are ideal for community theatre auditions or for college classroom work.

  Mystery Plays On The Air

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20 pages

Turn down the lights in your classroom and let your actors raise some goosebumps as they read and create the sound effects for these radio


Turn down the lights in your classroom and let your actors raise some goosebumps as they read and create the sound effects for these radio plays. "The Pool" (5 characters) is about a hidden pond with enticingly deadly waters "The Mask" (4 characters) is about a tribal mask which has powers to change looks and "The Message" (7 characters) is about a fax machine which sends warningsby itself.

  Never The Same

Resource by Dennis Bush

56 pages

Script: 56 pages


Your actors will delve into these pieces with relish and your audiences will identify with all the characters, humorous and heartbreaking alike. All of the material has been workshopped and performed by high school-age actors as well as by professional performers. The collection features 16 monologues and 5 scenes for 2 characters. Of the monologues, 9 are for females and 7 for males, though some gender switching is workable. The material runs the gamut from quirky comedy to emotional and dramatic. Many of the pieces center on relationships, everything from "Red Vine Kiss," about the yo...

  No Taking It Back

i-Monologue by Dennis Bush

2 pages

By Dennis Bush


Judy tries to express her unrequited love, made more difficult by the recipient's lack of response. (drama)

  Not Just A Brick In The Wall

Resource by Nancy Zelenak

76 pages

Script: 76 pages.


In scenes and monologues the world of troubled teenagers comes to vivid life on your stage. These kids, however, have problems that we can all relate to. Theft, physical and emotional abuse, teenage pregnancy, the death of a friend, gangs, child/parent conflict, loneliness, drugs, and other issues are talked about with candor and freshness. Ideal for classroom work, auditions, and competitions. Also provides an evening of understanding and connecting to each other.

  One-Act Dramas

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21 pages

"Road Not Taken" (5 parts) shows a couple being married while in school means difficult choices "Gun Laws, Anyone," (2 parts) shows the hum


"Road Not Taken" (5 parts) shows a couple being married while in school means difficult choices "Gun Laws, Anyone," (2 parts) shows the human side of the issue "Game of Life" (3 parts) forces a sports hero to choose between art and athletics.

  One-Word Hamlet, The

i-Scene by Dwayne Lee Yancey

6 pages

By Dwayne Yancey


Are your student actors daunted by the thought of memorizing lines of Shakespeare? Erase their fears with this incredible version of "Hamlet" where actors only have to memorize one-word sentences!

  Plays For Teen Actors - Vol II

Resource by Elaine Taylor, O.P.

61 pages

mostly flexible in gender to include as many students as possible.


Enjoy these three short plays in your middle school or junior high classroom. All three plays have roles which are mostly flexible in gender to include as many students as possible. The plays have interesting plots, easy settings, and short, easy-to-learn lines. Your student actors will have fun developing and portraying the varied characters. Young actors will enjoy performing them for their classmates and parents, too!

 

“Murder in the Cloister” - 9 characters+ extras. Who would murde...

  Poof Goes Alex

i-Monologue by Daniel S Kehde

2 pages

By Dan Kehde


An older sibling laughs about the anticipated reaction Alex will cause in her new kindergarten class. Based on her behavior at home, the little demon sister will probably make her whole class go running and screaming into the street.

  Practice Escapes

i-Monologue by Dennis Bush

2 pages

By Dennis Bush


Vanessa, a teenage girl, recalls her father humming when he left the family on weekends; perhaps it didn't rate the full-out whistling he did when he finally walked out on the family forever. She cried when he left that time, but wonders if it wasn't from her sense of relief, knowing she wouldn't have to experience his disappointment in them anymore. (drama)

  Preparer, The

i-Monologue by Daniel S Kehde

5 pages

By Dan Kehde


An older servant directs a younger one in preparing the king's body for burial. After specific procedures and treatments with special oils and herbs, the body is ready. The older servant then tells the younger one how to die peacefully herself as the two servants are finally sealed in the royal tomb to serve their master in the afterlife.

  Radio Suspense Plays

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17 pages

Three radio skits ideal for beginning drama students. Voices must convey all action, emotion, and mounting suspense. Skits include "The Wit


Three radio skits ideal for beginning drama students. Voices must convey all action, emotion, and mounting suspense. Skits include "The Witness" (8 parts), "The Mound" (4 parts) and "The Bonfire" (6 parts).

  Red Stuffing

i-Monologue by Dennis Bush

3 pages

By Dennis Bush


Wendy, a teenager, always wanted to be a surgeon. She used to operate on her little sister's teddy bears. After a while that lost its appeal. Now she's started cutting on other things, even herself. (drama)

  Remember When

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40 pages

40 pages.


The fun and sometimes painful process of growing up is examined with wit and pathos in this collection of 52 monologues. Most are short and easy to perform, designed with the young actor in mind. A wide variety of topics are covered including fitting in, the child inside, friendship, being scared, dreaming, the opposite sex, and how people change. Some monologues naturally group together and can be performed together for an ensemble feel such as being in a family and firsts and lasts.

  Right To Remain Silent, The

i-Scene by Dwayne Lee Yancey

2 pages

By Dwayne Yancey


A woman prepares her testimony with her attorney before taking the stand in court. Bruised and battered, she tells how her husband would get angry at her "stupid" mistakes. She wishes her story had a fairy tale ending. Her attorney hopes to get her charge knocked down to a second degree. #7812 About 280 words / 1 minute.