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  • Baby Yoga by Elissa C. Huang, a ten-minute play, part of the short play collection Ten(ish): Comedies - Stage Partners

    Baby Yoga

    Written By: Elissa C. Huang
    Length: 10 minutes
    Cast Size: 7 actors (7F)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    Some mothers always seem to have it all together, and others... not so much. When Chaos Mom and Chaos Baby arrive in a community yoga class for babies and mothers, all pretenses and expectations of what motherhood should be quickly fall apart. Baby Yoga is a hilarious ode to all those moms who are just trying to get through the day. This play is part of the short play collection Ten(ish...
  • Some Assembly Required, a ten-minute play by Ruben Carbajal, part of the short play collection Ten(ish): Comedies - Stage Partners

    Some Assembly Required

    Written By: Ruben Carbajal
    Length: 10 minutes
    Cast Size: 3 actors (suggested casting: 1F, 1M, 1 any)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    While attempting to assemble a dresser from a certain Swedish furniture company, a long-married couple inadvertently activate a plot to end the world. Some Assembly Required is a comedy for all those who have battled unintelligible instructions.  This play is part of the short play collection Ten(ish): Comedies.
  • The Last Cookie by Laura Neill, a ten-minute play, part of the short play collection Ten(ish): Comedies - Stage Partners

    The Last Cookie

    Written By: Laura Neill
    Length: 10 minutes
    Cast Size: 2 actors (2 any)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    Bri and Lou are roommates and friends. But those bonds are tested when they find themselves stuck at home with only one remaining, delicious cookie. The Last Cookie is a sweet, and funny story about friendship. This play is part of the short play collection Ten(ish): Comedies.
  • The Bargain by Kathryn Funkhouser, a ten-minute play, part of the short play collection Ten(ish): Comedies - Stage Partners

    The Bargain

    Written By: Kathryn Funkhouser
    Length: 10 minutes
    Cast Size: 3 actors (suggested casting: 1F, 1M, 1 any)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    When you sell your soul, Dan is the demon who comes to collect. But things aren't as simple as that  - especially if evil coworkers object to working overtime, people don't respect a cool trench coat, and worst of all, the doomed mortal has a cat.     This play is part of the short play collection Ten(ish): Comedies.
  • A Talkback by Patrick Greene, a ten-minute play, part of the short play collection Ten(ish): Comedies - Stage Partners

    A Talkback

    Written By: Patrick Greene
    Length: 10 minutes
    Cast Size: 6 actors (6 any)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    Once in a while, after the actors have taken their final bows, the audience of a play is given the opportunity to interact with an actual, living playwright. But talkbacks don't always go as planned, and sometimes a writer can face difficult questions, and hungry theatregoers that demand more than the playwright is willing to give. A Talkback is a comedy about the absurdity of facing your aud...
  • A Stitch Here or There: A Sock Tragedy in One Act by Aeneas Sagar Hemphill, a ten-minute play, part of the short play collection Ten(ish): Comedies - Stage Partners

    A Stitch Here or There: A Sock Tragedy in One Act

    Written By: Aeneas Sagar Hemphill
    Length: 10 minutes
    Cast Size: 3-6 actors
    Genre: Dramedy, Comedy
    Synopsis:
    What happens to the socks that disappear in the laundry? What about the ones left behind? When Cotton loses the other half of her pair, she looks for answers. A Stitch Here or There is a soulful comedy about loss... with sock puppets. This play is part of the short play collection Ten(ish): Comedies.
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