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One act plays




ONE ACT PLAYS
 
NOTE: Unless noted, all these plays can be performed on a minimal set, as desired. 
 
ACT III LAST SCENE
2 W, 2 M
A dramatic end to a full length play - except we have no idea what happened in the play itself!
 
 
A HAPPY MEDIUM
1 W, 1 M
A very important man consults a fortune teller, who either does or does not know more about him than he realizes.
 
 
AN EMBARRASSMENT OF WITCHES
3 W
A coven argues about which has accomplished the most, for better or, more likely, for worse.
 
 
AUNT RHODY
1 W, 1 M
A youngster tells Aunt Rhody that the old grey goose is dead. She tries to understand the message in the message.
 
 
BRIGHT EYES
1 W, 1 M
He's breaking up with her, she can't, or doesn't want to, take it in.
 
 
CHRISTMAS SURPRISE
2 M
A rebellious elf tries to pull Santa off course. 
 
 
THE ERROR OF COMEDIES
2 W
Explores every romantic cliche, with a surprising result. 
 
 
FEET FIRST
2 actors
In a murder mystery, the corpse -  only its feet - refuses to behave, and the two actors, who don't like each other much anyway, take it badly. Requires floor-length curtains.
 
 
LYSISTRATA TOO
3 W
Lysistrata's first attempt at bringing peace didn't ultimately work, but she has a new and very likely better idea.
 
 
MEETING OF THE PROUST SOCIETY
3 actors
Not a very successful meeting. Quel dommage!
 
 
MEETING OF THE THEATER BOARD
A community theater board is presented with the possibility of some new ideas, and it's not happy.
 
 
QUESTION AND RESPONSE
1 F, 1 M
A wife and husband communicating, or, more precisely, not.
 
 
SOCRATES HAS A BAD DAY
2 M
A Socratic dialogue between the sage and his disciple, which goes off the rails immediately and never gets back on. 
 
 
SHTICK 'EM UP
3 actors
A bank robbery that devolves into a discussion of comedy, to the robber's frustration.
 
 
THAT SCOTTISH PLAY
3 actors
 A riff on the theater superstition that the name of the play "M******" by William Shakespeare should not be mentioned. Needless to say it goes badly.
 
 
THE PERFECT GUEST
1 W, 2 M
At the door after dinner, Jesus says good night to his (very modern) hosts.
 
 
 WHAT'S IN A NAME
2 actors
A discussion made up entirely of words that sound like names. A tour de force.