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Short Plays
The Author's Autopsy

2 minutes
2 M or F
A pathologist and assistant open up a deceased writer and riffle through his brainstorms, drafts, and dreams to determine what did him in.

2 minutes
2 M or F

A pathologist and assistant open up a deceased writer and riffle through his brainstorms, drafts, and dreams to determine what did him in.

Bitches on Good Behavior

1 minute
1 M, 1 F
A man calls a woman a bitch when she turns down his offer to buy her a drink.

1 minute
1 M, 1 F

A man calls a woman a bitch when she turns down his offer to buy her a drink.

Caged to Perfection

1 minute
1 M, 1 F
An imaginary boyfriend, held captive by his creator, tries to persuade her to let him into her real world.

2 minutes
1 M, 1 F

A couple conscientiously evaluates a piece of artwork that is unseen by the audience. The artwork is revealed to be their child's drawing on their refrigerator.

ONE ACT PLAYS
TEN MINUTE PLAYS
SHORT PLAYS
CHILDREN'S PLAYS
FULL LENGTH PLAYS
1 minute
1 M, 1 F

An imaginary boyfriend, held captive by his creator, tries to persuade her to let him into her real world.

1 minute
3 M or F, 2 F V.O.
 
Ants at a picnic debate the risks and rewards of pursing their delicious desires.

1 minute
1 M, 1 F

A sickly woman catches her boyfriend licking her phone.

1 minute
2 F

Accusations and confessions fly when a young woman finds something in her roommate's jeans pocket. 

5 minutes
1 M

A lonely man taunts the audience with a hundred dollar bill, claiming that he will give it to the first audience member who comes up on stage and hugs him.

5 minutes
1 M, 2 F, 1 M or F

The hypocrisy of gender roles is exposed when a child gets injured on a playground.

1 minute
1 M, 1 F
 
A gift tempts a man to take a look inside while his girlfriend is in the other room.

1 minute
1 M, 1 F

An eager wife and an eager-to-leave husband fail to capture the perfect photograph of their little darling.

2 minutes
1 M or F 
 
An actor's woeful monologue is interrupted by a cell phone ringing in the audience. The angry actor retaliates by destroying the phone that destroyed the art.

1 minute
2 M or F, 1 M  V.O. 
 
A losing instant lottery ticket envies the limitless potential of its not-yet scratched off companion.

1 minute
2 F, 1 M

A woman picks out a kitten at an animal shelter, when the ghost of her recently deceased cat arrives to object. 

1 minute
2 - 20 M or F

A woman's journey from cradle to grave is documented in greeting cards.

1 minute
2 M or F, 1 M or F  V.O.

A day-old doughnut and a cinnamon roll anxiously await their fates in a food kiosk at the airport. 
2 minutes        
2 F

A purse-snatching goes awry when the victim recognizes the robber as an old high school friend.

1 minute
1 F, 1 M V.O.

A woman on a diet competes in a battle of willpower with her talkative tummy.

1 minute
1 M, 1 F

A young lady is ridiculed by a worn out welcome mat while waiting for her boyfriend to answer his door.


2 minutes
2 F

A woman is being sketched by an artist. Her requests for body improvements and the artist's eagerness to comply fill the subject with self-loathing.

2 minutes
1 M, 1 F
 
A desperate man with a hard to reach itch asks a stranger for assistance.  

2 minutes
1 M, 1 F, 1 F V.O.

The star-crossed lovers' epic encounter at the masquerade takes a turn when they decide to exchange phone numbers and in doing so get too much information.



2 minutes
2 M or F

A pet owner considers freeing a parrot after being moved by poetry
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5 minutes        
1 F

A woman struggles with her self-esteem when her peaceful haven at her apartment swimming pool is taken over by a group of rowdy young men.


8 minutes
1 F

A happily married woman's brother-in-law's wife volunteers to be her surrogate and egg donor, even though she was never asked.



Checkered Past

1 minute
3 M or F, 2 F V.O. 
Ants at a picnic debate the risks and rewards of pursing their delicious desires.

Cold

1 minute
1 M, 1 F
A sickly woman catches her boyfriend licking her phone.

Dirty Laundry

1 minute
2 F
Accusations and confessions fly when a young woman finds something in her roommate's jeans pocket. 

Goddess of Grey

2 minutes
2 F
A woman is being sketched by an artist. Her requests for body improvements and the artist's eagerness to comply fill the subject with self-loathing

The Hundred Dollar Hug

5 minutes
1 M
A lonely man taunts the audience with a hundred dollar bill, claiming that he will give it to the first audience member who comes up on stage and hugs him.

Itch This

2 minutes
1 M, 1 F
A desperate man with a hard to reach itch asks a stranger for assistance.  

Kissing Boo Boos

5 minutes
1 M, 2 F, 1 M or F
The hypocrisy of gender roles is exposed when a child gets injured on a playground.

Peek

1 minute
1 M, 1 F  
A gift tempts a man to take a look inside while his girlfriend is in the other room.

Pet Names

1 minute
1 M, 1 F
An eager wife and an eager-to-leave husband fail to capture the perfect photograph of their little darling.

Pulse

2 minutes
1 F  
An actress's woeful monologue is interrupted by a cell phone ringing in the audience. She retaliates by destroying the phone that destroyed her art.

Scratched

1 minute
2 M or F, 1 M  V.O.  
A losing instant lottery ticket envies the limitless potential of its not-yet scratched off companion.

Shelter Skelter

1 minute
2 F, 1 M
A woman picks out a kitten at an animal shelter, when the ghost of her recently deceased cat arrives to object. 

Shoebox

1 minute
2 - 20 M or F
A woman's journey from cradle to grave is documented in greeting cards.

Stalemate

1 minute
2 M or F, 1 M or F  V.O.
A day old doughnut and a cinnamon roll anxiously await their fates in a food kiosk at the airport. 
A Steal Down Memory Lane

2 minutes        
2 F
A purse-snatching goes awry when the victim recognizes the robber as an old high school friend.

Tummy Tirade

1 minute
1 F, 1 M V.O.
A woman on a diet competes in a battle of willpower with her talkative tummy.

The Unwelcome Mat

1 minute
1 M, 1 F
A young lady is ridiculed by a worn out welcome mat while waiting for her boyfriend to answer his door.