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From one-acts to full-lengths, Stage Partners has an excellent collection of plays with expandable casts for theatres and schools.

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  • Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Your Teachers (but were afraid to ask) - Stage Partners

    Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Your Teachers (but were afraid to ask)

    Written By: Jason Pizzarello
    Length: 30-45 minutes
    Cast Size: 12-50 actors (suggested casting: 20 any)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    Finally your timeless questions about teachers will be answered through a series of hilarious revelations -- from a gameshow revealing your teacher's teenage years to a battle of core subject teachers vs. electives... By the end you'll know why teachers drink so much coffee and what to do if an unexpected encounter occurs in public.
  • The 10 Best/Worst Things About Middle School - Stage Partners

    The 10 Best/Worst Things About Middle School

    Written By: M.G. Davidson
    Length: 30-35 minutes
    Cast Size: 10-40 actors (suggested casting: 2F, 2M, 11 any)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    Ah, middle school. The best worst years of your life! The friends, the memories, the life lessons, and of course the...inevitably haunting embarrassments that will leave emotional scars for years to come! Join a group of real life middle school students as they uncover the wonders perils of their first dance, the marvels horrors of field trips, the joy humiliation of gym class, and many mo...
  • #VIRAL - Stage Partners

    #VIRAL

    Written By: Maria McConville
    Length: 30-35 minutes
    Cast Size: 7-30 actors (suggested casting: 7 F, 4+ chorus, any gender)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    In this ensemble-driven drama featuring an all-female cast, five high school girls recount a cruel locker room bullying incident that is initially cloaked in secrecy, but ultimately goes viral online. What happens next forces the students to question their respective roles in the events that unfolded in that fateful day.  A virtual version is also available upon request.
  • The Cast List - Stage Partners

    The Cast List

    Written By: Jason Pizzarello and Rocco Natale
    Length: 30-35 minutes
    Cast Size: 10-30 actors (suggested casting: 12F, 3M, 5 any)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    Ah, the cast list. Oh, the drama. The casting would be simple if it weren't for constant script cuts, actor trade agreements, backstabbing, helicopter parents, hysterical prima donnas, and the Assistant Director could figure out how to incorporate the songs of Grease into Romeo & Juliet without getting sued. This is a show for any student who has ever been cast or miscast in a school play or a...
  • Soundscapes, a one-act drama play script by Claudia Haas and Sarah Kraning - Stage Partners

    Soundscapes (one-act version)

    Length: 35-45 minutes
    Cast Size: 9-30+ actors (suggested casting: 5F, 2M, 9 any)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    Iris has synesthesia. She has no idea. At first, she simply thinks that everyone sees colors and shapes when music plays, but by the time she's a teenager, it's clear that others don't understand. Struggling to downplay the way she experiences the world, and worrying what it might mean to be different, the young artist is at war with herself until she meets a new friend - and he sees the colors to...
  • Soundscapes full-length drama by Claudia Haas and Sarah Kraning - Stage Partners

    Soundscapes

    Length: 70-80 minutes
    Cast Size: 10-30+ actors (suggested casting: 5F, 2M, 10 any)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    Iris has synesthesia. She has no idea. At first, she simply thinks that everyone sees colors and shapes when music plays, but by the time she's a teenager, it's clear that others don't understand. Struggling to downplay the way she experiences the world, and worrying what it might mean to be different, the young artist is at war with herself until she meets a new friend - and he sees the colors to...
  • My Fellow Students - Stage Partners

    My Fellow Students

    Written By: Beanie Stone
    Length: 30-45 minutes
    Cast Size: 5-30 actors (suggested casting: 3F, 2M, 10 any)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    Hoping to win reelection against charming, clueless challenger Michael P., Class President Janie opens her office to any student with a pressing concern. Unfortunately, she is totally unprepared for the onslaught of impossible, absurd, and hilarious problems her fellow students hurl her way. Janie started this election determined to keep her job; now she's just trying to get through this day witho...
  • No Substitutes - a one-act comedy by Don Zolidis

    No Substitutes

    Written By: Don Zolidis
    Length: 30-35 minutes
    Cast Size: 8-25+ actors (suggested casting: 16 any)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    It's usually a pretty low-key day when you get a substitute teacher, but not so for Miss Florence's class. The "cool" assistant principal is using them as guinea pigs to try out a series of new prospective subs, from a wannabe inspirational teacher, to a conspiracy theorist, to a border collie. It's almost enough to make you want to quietly finish your work!  You never know who's going to sho...
  • The Graduation Project - Stage Partners

    The Graduation Project

    Length: 30-35 minutes
    Cast Size: 8-25 actors, gender flexible
    Genre: Dramedy, Comedy
    Synopsis:
    The one where two over-achieving, but selfish Seniors must put aside their own ambitions and help their fellow students in order to graduate. The problem? Graduation is in two days. Hashtag uh oh?
  • 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...
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