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  Zoe, The Office Hero

i-Scene by Dwayne Lee Yancey

6 pages

By Dwayne Yancey


Zoe, an office assistant, quickly fixes the copier without calling in for repairs, enabling the report to get finished on time, rescuing the important project and ultimately saving the whole company! Not only can she fix a copier, but she knows everyone's passwords, pass codes, account numbers -- and sometimes even the dates of their anniversaries. She's Zoe, office superhero!

  The Greatest of All Time

Resource by Alexis Kozak

48 pages

Resource Book


Do you go nuts trying to find scene study material for your students?  Are you dissatisfied with the scenes you do find?  Are they too long, too short, too silly, not silly enough, too serious, not serious enough?  Written by popular playwright, director, and teacher Alexis Kozak, this collection of twenty-five award-winning four-minute scenes is based on overheard classroom conversations.  In “Regarding Jane” one male student has a plan for meeting girls -- it’s in the pages of a Jane Austen book, and in “Allegiance” two students debate the real words to the...

  Attack of the Zumitrons

Comedy by Steve Flowers

13 pages

1 m, 1 w, 5-8 flexible


 

As a fleet of spaceships is returning home from a mission, they are ambushed by a horde of angry Zumitron aliens. The pilots are rendered defenseless against Zumite, the Supreme Commander of the Zumitrons, forcing those back on the command ship to find a way to defeat aliens and free the captured pilots. This short comedy was written to be performed online.

 

 * To order:  Under “BUY NOW” select Digital Download and then select 1 Printmaster Copy.  This allows you to distrib...

  Shuffling (Online Version)

by Ken Preuss

13 pages

1 m, 1 f, 1-14 flexible


 

Lacey, a teenage girl, has finished work at the mall and is waiting – and waiting – for her boyfriend to pick her up. Left stranded yet again, she reevaluates her love life while shuffling through the songs on her phone. Actors portraying each of the songs appear with comedic monologues that stir her emotions, offer advice, and affect her decisions. Ethan, a good-humored co-worker, offers her a ride home and the possibility of future romance.

 

The play may be performed with anywhere from 3 to 16 actors...

  The Virtual Diaries of Adam & Eve

by Kevin P. Kern Dan W. Davis

14 pages

3 Actors


 

Adapted from Mark Twain’s short stories. Perfect for online performances, the play is crafted in the style of video diaries kept by Adam and Eve. Along the way, we hear from God who is also online and wants to set the record straight on a few items of potential confusion like the Ark, the Emu, and whether or not the Banana is the perfect fruit. It is a humorous first-person account of the first man and wife, which includes creation, getting to know one another, exploring their new world, and naming the animals. The short play continues after they ...

  Graven Images

by Stephanie Buckley

15 pages

7 characters and extras


 

An online public speaking class presents familiar educational challenges: students are disengaged, sleeping, doing last night’s homework, playing on their phones, etc.  However, today’s class adds a new complication: a break in the space-time continuum that forces the class to spend all of eternity in Zoom!

 

* To order:  Under “BUY NOW” select Digital Download and then select 1 Printmaster Copy.  This allows you to distribute copies to your cast and crew. One performance is...

  Zoom for the Holidays

by Stephanie Buckley

30 pages

Flexible Cast


 

Wondering what Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas look like during a pandemic?  Three one act plays will show you how monsters, turkey and angry elves will ZOOM FOR THE HOLIDAYS!

 

In THE SPINE-CHILLING ASSOCIATION OF REPUGNANT EVIL (2 female, 5 flexible), a group of "terrifying" monsters must meet via Zoom to figure out how to scare humanity during an already frightening pandemic.  However, Devil is having a devil of a time getting people to take their responsibilities s...

  Stuck at Home (one-act version)

Comedy by Bryan Starchman

28 pages

Minimum 2 m, 2 w, 2 offscreen voices. Maximum 10 m, 10 w, 2 offscreen voices.


Join this hilarious family as they struggle to endure being stuck at home – together! Why is the WiFi out, and will their old-school solutions work when all the needed cords are missing from the junk drawer? Will the family secure two-ply rolls of toilet paper in trade negotiations with Grandma? Wait… what has each of them been using? How many family game nights can teens endure? What foods (or beverages!) are critical enough to make a special run to the grocery store? And really, who is strong enough to endure more than one Dad joke?

 

  My Life - Socially Distanced

Resource by Steve Flowers Jon Jory Steven Stack Dale Lisa Flint

37 pages

2-15


ABOUT THIS COLLECTION

2020 was an unprecedented year for all of us and teens are still processing our new reality. This collection of four plays-- heartfelt, silly, absurd, and dramatic -- cover a range of emotions and are perfect for virtual or in-person classroom, competition, or stage. So dive in, get creative, and keep acting!

* The scenes on reproducible pages may be produced in class royalty free, but a reasonable royalty fee is due when performed in front of an a...

  Desperate for Magic

Resource by Chambers Stevens

29 pages

12 monologues


Here are 12 monologues which capture the gut feelings of teens, their longings, dreams and wishes as well as their frustrations of trying to reach for the stars. From Wendy, who'll do anything to look good as Duane's girlfriend, including vomiting the food she eats, to Michael, the class valedictorian whose inspiring words don't begin to tackle the problems new graduates face, we see the idealism of teens and their first look at reality. Some subjects include fame, drinking, shyness, and others. An excellent resource.

  Still Stuck at Home

Comedy by Bryan Starchman

36 pages

Minimum 4 m, 2 w, 2 flexible, 1 offscreen voice. Maximum 9 m, 7 w, 2 flexible, 1 offscreen voice.


Join this hilarious family as they struggle to endure being stuck at home – together! How many family game nights can teens endure? How are the pets holding up? Can mom convince the kids to do their schoolwork or will they be doomed to a fifth year of high school?  How do first dates and book clubs work while social distancing? And really, who is strong enough to endure more than one Dad joke?

 

This show is perfect at providing both laugh-out-loud humor as well as flexibility in stagin...