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Dew Point (2009)

Can a woman be friends with a womanizer - even if she once dated him herself? And if your best friend wants to date the guy, do you stand in her way? The Dew Point is a play about love and marriage, sex and friendship, authenticity and blackmail...and the lies we tell in order to stay honest. "...A comedy of sexual manners whose characters are funny yet sympathetic and complexly believable...The success of this deceptively labeled "romantic comedy" lies in the way it zeroes in on the way we ...

Dew Point
Delightful Quarantine, A (2008)

Delightful Quarantine, A on iTunes

Dramatic Comedy, Full Length Play / 5m, 10f, 2girl(s). An extra-terrestrial "invasion" of the suburban, middle-class community of Susqua Creek Acres, Pennsylvania places its human residents and visitors under sudden house-bound quarantine. Secrets get revealed, conflicts erupt and recede, long festering wounds are dressed, and friendships and relationships terminated or reinstated. Offering the rare opportunity for large ensemble casting, A Delightful Quarantine presents audiences with the inter...

Delightful Quarantine, A
Contempt of Court (2008)

Contempt of Court on iTunes

Interactive Comedy Interior Contempt of Court is a new non-mystery interactive comedy from the inventor of the interactive dinner theater. It

Contempt of Court
Collective Dating (2008)

Collective Dating on iTunes

Collection, Comedy 4m, 3f Simple Settings Collective Dating is a wacky collection of romantic comedies based on the world of dating. From cavemen to the Internet, from an uptight, upright dating service to one that knows no bounds, Collective Dating is a wild ride of fun. The plays were written with ease of production in mind. They can be performed in any combination in one evening with a cast of four men and three women or with full casts for each play, allowing for large group performances ...

Collective Dating
Class Dismissed (2008)

Class Dismissed on iTunes

Dramatic Comedy/13m, 12f, extras/A 19 year old high school graduate wrote this wonderful play about an English teacher who is frustrated with his students' lackadaisical approach to their education and takes severe measures: he holds his toughest students hostage in his classroom. They are an egocentric jock, the obnoxious class clown, the sensitive male and female intellectuals and the flippant prom queen. The lesson they learn is not about English but about life.

Class Dismissed
Callback (2008)

Callback on iTunes

Comedy / 1m, 1f / Simple Set / Callback is a two character contemporary comedy, drama about the forty-year mostly professional relationship between an actress and a director. They both go through struggles, heartbreaks, triumphs, and unexpected discoveries along the way. They are bound together on and off by many things, but what keeps them both going is their overwhelming love of the theater.

Callback
At First Sight (2008)

At First Sight on iTunes

Comedy / 3m, 4f / Fifty-one year old Julia Goldman thought she had experienced it all. Although she had been widowed for two years, she was left financially well-fixed with two grown children who were busy with their successful careers. Life was routine and uneventful for Julia in her Hollywood home. She thought she would just ease into the rest of her days without anything notable looming on the horizon. Suddenly, "Life with a Capital L" hands her what is to become the biggest decision of her l...

At First Sight
Angry Young Women in Low-Rise Jeans with High-Class Issues (2008)

Angry Young Women in Low-Rise Jeans with High-Class Issues on iTunes

Comedy /6m, 7f (flexible casting if actors play multiple roles) / Simple Sets This outrageous new comedy is told in five outrageously funny parts and it's all about young women and the various issues they confront today. It's part sit-com, part stand-up comedy and part sketch-comedy. This collection of vignettes parades a series of foxy, witty and anxious women who bear the expectations of the world like an itchy muffler. These girls are coffee-driven, sensitive, wired, misunderstood and fuming...

Angry Young Women in Low-Rise Jeans with High-Class Issues
Altos, The (2008)

Altos, The on iTunes

Full Length / Musical Comedy / 4m, 3f / Interior An Interactive Musical Comedy Mystery Spoof of the famous HBO series. Meet the family that inspired it all, the Altos. It's Tony's funeral (Or is it?) and his wife Toffee has invited you to the wake. Chris wants you should check your weapons at the door (and if you don't have any, he's got extras!) Uncle Senior has a rigged dice game going and Tony's Ma is - well just nuts. Tony's shrink Dr. Malaise is giving free analysis and the Father isn't su...

Altos, The
All Aboard the Marriage Hearse (2008)

All Aboard the Marriage Hearse on iTunes

Comedy Drama / 1m, 1f /Simple Set Sean and Amy are your typical co-habitating, Catholic/Jewish, twentysomething couple living in Manhattan. They work hard, love each other and share common goals in life. Well, sort of. After nearly three years together, Amy wants to get married but Sean does not believe in the institution. The game is on!!! Tonight is the night when they will settle the marriage question once and for all. They will both bring their "A" game and the gloves will come off. Sean wil...

All Aboard the Marriage Hearse
Additional Particulars (2008)

Additional Particulars on iTunes

3m, 1f / Comedy / Interiors The intersecting lives of four

Additional Particulars
A Vampire Reflects (2008)

A Vampire Reflects on iTunes

5m, 2f / Comedy / Unit set / Count Zescu, a Vampire from the old country, takes up residence in the American southwest accompanied only by his coffin and Mattie, who is an all too amorous co-ed he can't seem to lose. Hot on the heels of this colorful entourage is Joyce Lyonhartt, a plucky and determined reporter who excels in disguises to get close to what seems to be a once in lifetime story. The Count settles down in dreary house near a secret army base, and witnesses a bat seemingly explode s...

A Vampire Reflects
A Fish Story (2008)

A Fish Story on iTunes

2m., 2f. / Full Length, Comedy / Interior/ George shoots a schnauzer and brings it triumphantly back to Zee, who stuffs his pillowcase with bloody fish parts. Fighting ensues, and the flood water outside is rising. For some reason, teenager daughter Annie dreams of escape from all this. Into their mountain cabin stumbles poor Frank, the perfect replacement for the son they lost. Now if only they can keep him without killing him, too. A Fish Story is a

A Fish Story
27 Rue de Fleurus (My Life with Gertrude) (2008)

27 Rue de Fleurus (My Life with Gertrude) on iTunes

5f / Musical/ Unit Set Unlike most of the stage works about Gertrude and Alice, 27 Rue de Fleurus is told from Alice's point of view. Gertrude grows tired of Alice's lack of panache for telling her perspective of their story and attempts to hijack the play as only the author of such lines as "sugar is not a vegetable" can. But Alice has secrets to share with the audience that silence the famously verbose Gertrude. This celebrated couple confronts each other about love, marriage, jealousy, genius...

27 Rue de Fleurus (My Life with Gertrude)
Where There's a Will There's a Relative (2008)

Comedy / 3m, 3f / Interior Sam Price, a wealthy entrepreneur, has just recently passed away and, at his request, has been laid out in his townhouse. With the corpse in the bedroom, his immediate family-sister, brother, nephew and niece-have gathered to discuss their inheritance, a meeting that descends into acrimony over the division of property. Much to their chagrin, they learn that Sam has left his entire estate to the church, a discovery that results in them reluctantly seeking the advice o...

Where There's a Will There's a Relative
Wedding Belles (2008)

5f / Comedy / Exterior Four garden-club ladies meet a young girl who has come to their little Texas town to marry an infantryman before he ships off for World War II. The women impulsively decide to throw the girl an elaborate wedding, and their lives and friendships are thrown into turmoil as they race to accomplish the nuptials in one frenzied afternoon. "Delightful! ... Funny and folksy ... The ladies light up the stage!" - Dallas Morning News

Wedding Belles
New York (2008)

7m, 8f / Drama / Simple Set / David Rimmer, a Pulitzer Prize finalist author for Album, originally wrote New York to raise funds for volunteer psychiatrists dedicated to helping the overwhelming number of patients psychologically affected by 9/11. Depicting the reactions of 15 individuals to the events of that day, the characters all speak to a central psychiatrist. The play has been performed at theaters, schools and colleges throughout New York and the Northeast to great acclaim,called "brilli...

New York
Fresh Brewed: Tales from the Coffee Bar (2008)

Fresh Brewed is a collection of eleven plays, all of which take place in a coffee bar, all of which use the same set of two small tables and four chairs, and all of which can be performed by two male and two female actors in various combinations from a monologue to two quartets. If all of the plays are performed in one evening, there should be no black outs between plays. Simply changing the composition of the cast can signal the audience of movement between plays. On the hand, each play is writ...

Fresh Brewed: Tales from the Coffee Bar
Degas in New Orleans (2008)

Charaters: 3 male, 6 female . One Interior/Exterior Set . A historical drama that explores Edgar Degas' scandalous visit to New Orleans in 1872. Edgar Degas, the French Impressionist painter, is torn between helping his relatives in America and pursuing a career as a painter. Fame and family obligations come to a head when he discovers he is still in love with his sister-in-law, who is now pregnant and blind. As Edgar struggles with his own ethical conundrum, he discovers that his aggress...

Degas in New Orleans
Don't Say Goodbye, I'm Not Leaving (2007)

Don't Say Goodbye, I'm Not Leaving on iTunes

Comedy, Full Length / 2m, 2f. Herb has just been admitted to the hospital with a non-specific illness where his wife, Edna, confronts him regarding a will, his options, and insists he see her brother, Bruce, a high-powered attorney. Herb is reluctant, but agrees to see Bruce who, during the confrontational visit, passes out and lapses into a coma. Bruce is now hospitalized and Herb appoints himself as his watch-dog to assure the medical "idiots" don't pull the plug. Herb and Edna invite Bruce's ...

Don't Say Goodbye, I'm Not Leaving
Don't Hug Me Christmas Carol, A (2007)

Don't Hug Me Christmas Carol, A on iTunes

Musical, Comedy, Full Length / 3m, 2f. A hilarious spoof of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. It's the smash hit sequel to the award-winning musical, Don't Hug Me. It's Christmas Eve in Bunyan Bay, Minnesota and cantankerous bar owner Gunner Johnson gets in an argument with his wife, Clara, tells her he's skipping Christmas, he storms out of the bar, goes snowmobiling across the lake, falls through the ice and goes into a coma. He comes back in his dream where he's visited by folk legend, Sven...

Don't Hug Me Christmas Carol, A
Dix Tableaux (2007)

Dix Tableaux on iTunes

Dramatic Comedy, Full Length / 11m, 22f, 2boy(s), 3girl(s). The story of friendship between two women in their sixties is played out over the course of ten years, each year representing another reunion for Beverly Duggins and Addie Spool, two participants in a series of annual "tableaux" sponsored by the Museum of Dix, in a small city in the South. Within human diorama settings as simple as a frontier cabin porch or the cow stall of a local dairy barn, and as elaborate as the "Spit and Curl" bea...

Dix Tableaux
Christmas Pudding, A (2007)

Christmas Pudding, A on iTunes

Edited and adapted by David Birney / 3m., 3f., plus chorus 8 to 12 singers / Holiday Play with music /Simple Unit Set A Christmas celebration told in songs, stories, poems and tales by Dickens, Mark Twain, Shakespeare, Emily Dickinson, Shaw, Longfellow, St. Luke and many others collected with a host of traditional carols and holiday songs. This piece provides a perfect evening to warm hearts, stir memories and give laughter during the holiday season.

Christmas Pudding, A
Chaps! A Jingle Jangle Christmas (2007)

Chaps! A Jingle Jangle Christmas on iTunes

Holiday Musical comedy / 5m, 2f / Whoa, Brittania! Panic at the BBC! It

Chaps! A Jingle Jangle Christmas
Chaps! (2007)

Chaps! on iTunes

Musical Comedy / 5m, 1f / Whoa, Brittania! Panic at the BBC! The year is 1944, America's favorite singing cowboy Tex Riley and his troupe are late for a special broadcast at the BBC in London. Out of desperation, Mabel, their tour manager, and Miles, the frantic young producer, grab whomever they can

Chaps!
Beware The Man Eating Chicken (2007)

Beware The Man Eating Chicken on iTunes

Farce / 2m, 3f, with doubling / Betty, wanting to be a good mother to her son William, devises a plan to Make Him Bigger and Make Him a Winner. She enters William in the “Fattest Man in the Universe

Beware The Man Eating Chicken
Avenue A (2007)

Avenue A on iTunes

Full Length Dark Dramatic Comedy 3m, 1f Various Settings/Unit Set Described as

Avenue A
You've Got Hate Mail (2007)

Comedy / Characters: 2m, 3f / Unit Set "LOL! An audience is guaranteed to do just that" at this hilarious broadband comedy of errors. You've Got Hate Mail is Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore's comic answer to A.R. Gurney's Love Letters. In You've Got Hate Mail, love "bytes" all when an extra-marital affair goes horribly wrong, thanks to a juicy e-mail left sitting on a desktop. The story is told entirely in e-mails from laptop computers, although the play still manages to have an unforgettabl...

You've Got Hate Mail
Tough Cookies (2007)

Short Play, Comedy / 3W /Unit Set Set in the formerly oil-rich desert Southwest, this play explores the lives of two generations of women living under one roof. The story centers on Jo who, after her father dies, takes in her feisty mother. The dialogue between them and with a long-time neighbor is, at once, outrageously funny and heart-breakingly tragic. These women tear and rip into each other¿s psyche with reckless abandon and something barely resembling love. The cookies in question may or ...

Tough Cookies
La Gringa (English Version) (2007)

Comedy / 3m, 3f / Areas / La Gringa is about a young woman's search for her identity. María Elena Garcia goes to visit her family in Puerto Rico during the Christmas holidays and arrives with plans to connect with her homeland. Although this is her first trip to Puerto Rico, she has had an intense love for the island and even majored in Puerto Rican Studies in college. Once María is in Puerto Rico, she realizes that Puerto Rico does not welcome her with open arms. The majority of the Puerto Rica...

La Gringa (English Version)
Don't Hug Me (2006)

Don't Hug Me on iTunes

Musical, Comedy, Full Length / 3m, 2f. It's Fargo meets The Music Man (without the blood or the trombones). Oh, for cryin' in yer snow shoes! It's the coldest day of the year in Bunyan Bay when a slick karaoke salesman arrives at the bar and turns the locals' lives upside down. With its over the top songs and crazy characters, this Minnesota love story with singin' and stuff will have you laughing until the spring thaw! Don't Hug Me takes place in Bunyan Bay, Minnesota. Cantankerous bar owner, G...

Don't Hug Me
Clothes Encounters (2006)

Clothes Encounters on iTunes

Comedy, Farce 3m, 2f Interior When Alan Masters, a real estate broker, shows a property to Betty Parker, she is inadvertently soaked by a misdirected shower requiring her to disrobe. Unbeknownst to Alan, his wife, Kathy, also a broker, arrives to show the property to Betty's husband, Ralph, who also falls victim to the goofy shower. Betty and Ralph, scantily clad in the homeowners' clothing, must be kept out of each other's way by the artful, ridiculous machinations of Alan and Kathy. The far...

Clothes Encounters
Boy Who Killed Pancho Villa, The (2006)

Boy Who Killed Pancho Villa, The on iTunes

Loosely based on THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD . It's rodeo time in Tombstone, 1912. The girls admire local cowboys like Red Roberts, while feisty Peggy Fletcher longs for past romantic heroes. A rumor spreads that Pancho Villa, the notorious Mexican bandit, is in town. But Danny Jones, a shy young man, arrives to claim he killed Pancho Villa by hitting him over the head with his ukelele. Just as the townspeople accept Danny as a hero, Pancho Villa arrives with head bandaged and furiously loo...

Boy Who Killed Pancho Villa, The
Beanie and the Bamboozling Horror Machine (2006)

Beanie and the Bamboozling Horror Machine on iTunes

This highly anticipated sequel to Beanie and the Bamboozling Book Machine has Beanie once again trying to win the science fair, but this time with his new and improved book machine! But something nasty is afoot in Bookworld and an evil mastermind wants to turn everyone there into an obedient zombie! Not only are the original fairytale characters (Hansel & Gretel, Snow White, Dorothy) released from their stories, but also villains like Dracula, Frankenstein's Monster, Mr. Hyde, and, ...

Beanie and the Bamboozling Horror Machine
Affluenza (2006)

Affluenza on iTunes

Comedy / 4m, 2f / Interior / A hilarious new play from James Sherman, AFFLUENZA! borrows classic characters from Restoration Comedy like the cuckolded husband, the coquette, the wily servant, and the fop to create a contemporary comedy of manners. When multi-millionaire William Moore brings home his new girlfriend, his son and ex-wife are threatened by the potential new heir to the family fortune. Who gets what and who ends up with whom is revealed in this dazzling display of wit and wordplay. /...

Affluenza
Die Mommie Die! (2005)

Die Mommie Die! on iTunes

Melodrama, Full Length / 3m, 3f. A comic melodrama that evokes the 1960

Die Mommie Die!
Both Sides Of The Story (2005)

Both Sides Of The Story on iTunes

Monologues. One hundred monologues (50 for men and 50 for women) are arranged in pairs for contrasting characters who express differing views on wide-ranging topics, a scheme that helps performers of all ages gain valuable insights that enhance their ability to showcase acting skills. There is something for everyone in this sometimes funny, sometimes dramatic, always compelling book of audition materials.

Both Sides Of The Story
Boar'S Head (2005)

Boar'S Head on iTunes

This big, colorful, uproariously funny and ultimately moving play tells the story of the Shakespearean characters who meet at the Boar's Head Tavern in East Cheap. We see the scenes Shakespeare tells us about but leaves out of HENRY IV, PARTS ONE AND TWO, HENRY V, and THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, , centering on Doll Tearsheet, her unrequited love for Ned Poins, Ned's sister Nell, impregnated by Prince Hal, and Robin, a girl masquerading as a tavern boy, also in love with Ned. Bardolph, Mistress Q...

Boar'S Head
Blonde And Other Slight Distractions (2005)

Blonde And Other Slight Distractions on iTunes

A great collection of shorts by Paterson, these award winning one-acts are perfect for scene studies, two person auditions, secen nights and showcases, providing a wide variety of characters bith humorous and thought provoking. A kid-napping gone awry, two distant brothers try to reconnect, a pair of lovers face a daunting family holiday, a smarmy stockholder tries to charm his way into heaven, a friend is forced to bury a friend, and siblings seeking an amicable divorce completes this theatrica...

Blonde And Other Slight Distractions
Banana Man and Other Plays (2005)

Banana Man and Other Plays on iTunes

A table and some chairs. In New York, in the summer of 1964, Buster Keaton appeared in a short experimental film written by Samuel Beckett. In this play, set in an Italian restaurant in Greenwich Village that summer, two gentlemen named Sam and Buster attempt to communicate with each other, with the unlikely help of a chattery young waitress with theatrical ambitions, who mistakes Buster for Moe from the Three Stooges and Sam for his agent. A funny and moving play about the quiet, absurd heroism...

Banana Man and Other Plays
Die Mommie Die! (2005)

Comic melodrama. . Little Theatre. . Characters: 3 male. 3 female. . Interior set. . Newly revised! This comic melodrama evokes the 1960's movie thrillers that featured such aging cinematic icons as Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Lana Turner and Susan Hayward. Faded pop singer, Angela Andrews, is trapped in a corrosive marriage to film producer, Sol Sussman. In her attempt to find happiness with her younger lover, an out of work TV star, Angela murders her husband with the aid of a poison...

Die Mommie Die!
Dr. Magic: Six One Act Plays (2004)

Dr. Magic: Six One Act Plays on iTunes

Collection/Anthology. Short Plays include: Homesick Dr. Magic Here She Is! Negative The Adoption When I was a Little Girl and My Mother Didn't Want Me

Dr. Magic: Six One Act Plays
Disappearance Of The Little Pigs, The (2004)

Disappearance Of The Little Pigs, The on iTunes

Comedy, Short Play / 8m, 8f. Nursery Land characters, both human and animal, coexist in this goofy 1940s spoof of classic film noir detective stories for grown-up kids. When her triplets disappear, Mrs. Pig hires detective Jack B. Nimble. Jack and his klutzy secretary Miss Muffet suspect B. B. Wolf. Characters from Humpty Dumpty and Henny Penny to Jack and Mrs. Sprat become involved in the investigation before Jack finds the missing boys and earns a dubious award: a kiss from a pig.

Disappearance Of The Little Pigs, The
Curse of Ravensdurn (2004)

Curse of Ravensdurn on iTunes

Comedy Nick Hall 4 m., 3 f. Int Part three of Act I of THE CURSE OF RAVENSDURN - Six short plays by the author of Around the Clock and other popular plays tell the history of the most hideous, hilarious stately home in England. Ghosts, secret passages, romance, fortune hunters, big game hunters, stolen jewels, a heathen idol, a missing heir, faithful butlers, unfaithful butlers, murder, betrayal, Americans and thunder and lightning-lots of thunder and lightening-enliven these affectionate bu...

Curse of Ravensdurn
Christmas Spirit, The (2004)

Christmas Spirit, The on iTunes

Full Length, Comedy 5 m, 4 f Int. Julia Dowling has an unexpected visitor who intends to escort her off to the afterlife. Infusing comedy into the classic Death Takes a Holiday,The Christmas Spirit is set in contemporary Long Island. Julia persuades Death to give her one more day to enjoy Christmas and invites him to be her guest at a festive party. The next day the house fills with bickering relatives, friends, the local priest - and Death, masquerading as a human, singing carols and drinkin...

Christmas Spirit, The
Skin Deep (2004)

Comedy / 2m, 2f / Single Set In Skin Deep, a large, lovable, lonely-heart, named Maureen Mulligan, gives romance one last shot on a blind-date with sweet awkward Joseph Spinelli; she's learned to pepper her speech with jokes to hide insecurities about her weight and appearance, while he's almost dangerously forthright, saying everything that comes to his mind. They both know they're perfect for each other, and in time they come to admit it. They were set up on the date by Maureen's sister Sh...

Skin Deep
Eight Plays From The Heartland (2003)

Eight Plays From The Heartland on iTunes

Collection/Anthology. Strong roles for women and ample supplies of tears and laughs distinguish these short plays. This collection includes: Evelyn and the Environment 5:15 Greyhound Floating Island La Chienne in the Park Mustard Seed An Old Beagle Called Amour The Voyeur and the Widow You Don't Have to Go to Kansas City to Meet the Devil

Eight Plays From The Heartland
Dramatis Personae (2003)

Dramatis Personae on iTunes

Drama, Full Length / 4m, 7f. In April of 1946 the elderly Alison Armitage is sitting by her window. She is certain the young man she sees leaning against his black Chevy at the end of the lane is Death and that he has come for her. What is left of the Pendragon family is waiting downstairs to see her, but she refuses to let them in. As they wait they are forced to speak to each other for the first time in years, confronting some longstanding grudges and considering some looming dilemmas. Featuri...

Dramatis Personae
Chronicles (2003)

Chronicles on iTunes

Full Length, Comic Drama 4 m, 5 f Unit set In 1920 the Pendragons gather for the first time in years at the crumbling family mansion in Ohio where Matt Armitage lies dying. As his daughter Dorothy, who can neither hear nor speak, provides a running commentary which is heard only by the audience, her wild sister Jessie chases their half brother John Rose from room to room and tries to fathom what betrayal is behind her father's refusal to speak to her mother. Uncle David, an eccentric poet, is...

Chronicles
Bridegroom Of Blowing Rock (2003)

Bridegroom Of Blowing Rock on iTunes

Comedic drama / 3m, 4f / Unit set Set at the end of the Civil War in a town with split loyalties, this play weaves humor and mythology into a story about women who must find ways to keep hearth and home together in the absence of "full bodied" men. Focus is on the fracture that occurs in one family when a blind daughter is seduced by a Union raider with extraordinary storytelling abilities, much to the dismay of her staunchly Confederate mother. Winner of the L. Arnold Weissberger Award.

Bridegroom Of Blowing Rock

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