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  • How to Survive Being in a Shakespeare Play - Stage Partners

    How to Survive Being in a Shakespeare Play

    Written By: Don Zolidis
    Length: 30-60 minutes
    Cast Size: 10-50 actors (suggested casting: 5F, 5M, 10 any)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    Some day it’s going to happen: You’re going to find yourself on stage, wearing tights, and saying things in iambic pentameter. Face it, you’re in a Shakespeare play, and that means it’s a pretty good bet you’re going to DIE. The Bard is out for blood, but this play is here to stop him! How could Romeo and Juliet survive? Julius Caesar? A nameless soldier in Henry the Fifth? What if King...
  • The Single Man - A Murder Mystery - Stage Partners

    The Single Man - A Murder Mystery

    Written By: Don Zolidis
    Length: 80-85 minutes
    Cast Size: 15-30 actors (suggested casting: 8F, 3M, 5 any)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    After a death threat is found on the set of the hit television show, The Single Man, the producers strike upon a brilliant idea: Have suave mustachioed investigator Henri Poisson fill in for the terrified bachelor in order to root out the presumptive killer. But with eight single ladies vying for his attention on the show, will Poisson be able to discover the killer in time? Who will get the rose,...
  • Will You Be My Nemesis? - Kathryn Funkhouser - Stage Partners

    Will You Be My Nemesis?

    Written By: Kathryn Funkhouser
    Length: 35-40 minutes
    Cast Size: 5-30 actors (suggested casting: 10 any)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    It's hard to find your perfect match, someone you really connect with; someone who will dedicate their life to destroying you at all costs. Yes, sometimes it feels like you'll NEVER meet your nemesis. But Captain Battle and Dr. Nightmare are willing to try out every hero and villain in town to find the enemy of their dreams. Of course, you're going to meet a few weirdos along the way... An ultra-f...
  • Home Shopping Studios Live! - Stage Partners

    Home Shopping Studios Live!

    Written By: Claire Epstein
    Length: 25-30 minutes
    Cast Size: 6-19 actors (suggested casting: 7F, 7M, 5 any)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    Home Shopping Studios, hosted by Billy Happerly and Diane St. John, is a premiere home shopping channel - and it's live! Unfortunately, their last producer was fired, and has plotted his revenge by scheduling the worst products imaginable. From stuffed animals filled with human hair, to used trash bags, to live snakes, Billy and Diane have to sell everything, all while dealing with the, ah, creati...
  • Every Novel You Read in High School in 25 Minutes or Less

    Every Novel You Read in High School (in 25 Minutes or Less)

    Written By: Ian McWethy
    Length: 25-30 minutes
    Cast Size: 8-40 actors (suggested casting: 4F, 4M, 6 any)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    The one where a theater group attempts ​ATTEMPTS​ to present all those novels you read in high school before school lets out for the summer. Pray for them. They're gonna need it and so are you. (If you like Shakespeare Abridged… consider Every Novel You Read in High School.)
  • The Real Story of Alice in Wonderland, a one-act comedy play script by Kristen Doherty

    The Real Story of Alice in Wonderland

    Written By: Kristen Doherty
    Length: 45-60 minutes
    Cast Size: 13-30 actors
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    Was Alice really the sweet, innocent little girl the storybooks made her out to be, or was she actually a nasty piece of work? Two Narrators battle as they show the audience contrasting versions of Lewis Carroll's classic story.   Cuttings are permitted for competition time restrictions - email Stage Partners for details.
  • Citizen Crane

    Citizen Crane

    Written By: Don Zolidis
    Length: 75-85 minutes
    Cast Size: 15+ actors (suggested casting: 1M, 3F, 11 any)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    Who is student filmmaker Vernon Triumph? Some say a visionary. Some say a madman. But he’s pretty convincing, so everyone from the volleyball team to the custodian gets involved in making his masterpiece, The Crane Man (an important, artistic film about a guy who gets bitten by a radioactive crane and becomes a superhero). The budget is zero, the cast and crew are clueless, and the whole product...
  • Mythically Mythical Myths - Stage Partners

    Mythically Mythical Myths

    Written By: Jon Jory
    Length: 35-45 minutes
    Cast Size: 15-40 actors (suggested casting: 5F, 5M, 5 any)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    Ah, Greek and Roman myths. The foundation of theatrical tradition! Watch as this zany, action-packed comedy (complete with Netflix references) brings you the abridged (but relatable) history of Greco-Roman mythology from Orpheus and Eurydice to Zeus to Sophocles to Aphrodite to everysinglemythyoucanthinkofandmore! It's sure to seem like, well, Greek, at first. But by the end, you'll be an expert.....
  • All I Really Need to Know I Learned From Being in a Bad Christmas Play - Stage Partners

    All I Really Need to Know I Learned From Being in a Bad Christmas Play

    Written By: Werner Trieschmann
    Length: 30-35 minutes
    Cast Size: 10-25 actors (suggested casting: 2F, 1M, 12 any)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    A lovable yet inept drama crew -- with a director wired on Frankenstein energy drinks -- attempts to tackle a traditional Christmas show but with more energy. A mash-up of A Christmas Carol and Death of a Salesman with cheerleaders might just work. The put-upon stage manager is trying to get into the spirit of the season by not yelling at the lazy actors, the Narrator is forced to dress as Santa C...
  • Every U.S. Election Ever! - Stage Partners

    Every U.S. Election Ever!

    Written By: Ian McWethy
    Length: 75-90 minutes
    Cast Size: 6-40 actors (suggested casting: 12 any gender)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    Presidential elections got ya down? Feel like they used to be respectful and dignified and not such a mess? Well you're wrong! In this madcap play you'll get to see every presidential election this country has ever had with all the dirty tricks, low blows, and unqualified candidates the U.S. is known for! With songs, parodies, and a dancing Richard Nixon! A comedy that proves politics can be educa...
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