Skip to content

Plays for Advanced Actors

For school drama programs that are looking for more ambitious plays, Stage Partners has an exciting collection of one-act and full-length plays for advanced actors.

Browse our selection below and READ EVERY PLAY SCRIPT FOR FREE!

Filter  
  1. Genre Dramedy X
Clear All
Collections  
Performance Group  
Length Type  
Genre  
Sub-genre  
Production/Casting Filters  
Theme  
Cast Size  
Approx. Run Time (min)  
9 Items
Go to filters
  • 8 Minutes Left - Stage Partners

    8 Minutes Left

    Written By: e.b. lee
    Length: 90-100 minutes
    Cast Size: 7-22 actors (suggested casting: 5F, 5M, 5 any)
    Genre: Dramedy, Drama
    Synopsis:
    The world is coming to an end at exactly 4:44PM today, and no one has had any time to prepare. 8 Minutes Left follows the residents of Charlesville, NJ as they navigate their final moments on this Earth – from a couple with a bunker in their backyard who can’t quite figure out how to get in, to two elderly frenemies who fight over their favorite park bench, to a mother observing her children o...
  • I, Chorus - Stage Partners

    I, Chorus

    Written By: Ian McWethy
    Length: 35-40 minutes
    Cast Size: 18-30 actors (suggested casting 2F, 1M, 15 any)
    Genre: Dramedy, Comedy
    Synopsis:
    College-drop out Elle is lost and trying to find her place in the world until she meets a Greek Chorus completely devoted to each other and speaking in unison. And doing other things in unison. Like getting a job a Walmart and going on a date. To join them, Elle has to give up everything and everyone she knows, but maybe this is exactly what she has been looking for...
  • Finding Corey Taylor - one-act version - Stage Partners

    Finding Corey Taylor (one-act)

    Written By: Tracy Wells
    Length: 40-45 minutes
    Cast Size: 10-25 actors (suggested casting: 25 any)
    Genre: Dramedy, Comedy
    Synopsis:
    Corey is lost. It’s the day of her high school graduation and her unsigned yearbook confirms what she already suspects…no one knows who Corey Taylor is. And how can she blame them when Corey hardly knows herself? When her best friend, Reese, suggests a road trip across America to meet other people named Corey Taylor, Corey reluctantly agrees, and embarks on the trip of a lifetime, hoping that...
  • Finding Corey Taylor

    Finding Corey Taylor

    Written By: Tracy Wells
    Length: 75-85 minutes
    Cast Size: 10-30 actors (suggested casting: 29 any)
    Genre: Dramedy, Comedy
    Synopsis:
    Corey is lost. It’s the day of her high school graduation and her unsigned yearbook confirms what she already suspects…no one knows who Corey Taylor is. And how can she blame them when Corey hardly knows herself? When her best friend, Reese, suggests a road trip across America to meet other people named Corey Taylor, Corey reluctantly agrees, and embarks on the trip of a lifetime, hoping that...
  • When Jack Met Jill - Adam Szymkowicz

    When Jack Met Jill

    Written By: Adam Szymkowicz
    Length: 25-35 minutes
    Cast Size: 4-20+ actors (suggested casting: 2F, 2M, 4 any)
    Genre: Dramedy, Comedy
    Synopsis:
    You never know what moments will be pivotal. An existential crisis, or a change in your soda-drinking habits. An unfathomable loss, or a moment of uncertainty about whether you’re looking at a possum or not. For Jack and Jill, it’s all of the above, as moments across time (and sometimes, between realities) converge into a poignant collage rendering of their relationship. 
  • Rocky Road - Stage Partners

    Rocky Road

    Written By: Danielle Mohlman
    Length: 90-100 minutes
    Cast Size: 10-20+ actors (suggested casting: 8F, 1M, 4 any)
    Genre: Dramedy, Comedy, Drama
    Synopsis:
     Hannah and Molly have been best friends for as long as they can remember, so they always knew this day would come. Hannah’s about to head off to college while Molly still has one year left of high school. And on top of all that, it’s their last summer working together at Rocky Road, the only independently owned ice cream shop in the Del Rey neighborhood of Alexandria — a workplace where th...
  • The Littlefield Gazette Does Not End Today - Don Zolidis - Stage Partners

    The Littlefield Gazette Does Not End Today

    Written By: Don Zolidis
    Length: 80-90 minutes
    Cast Size: 10-18 actors (suggested casting: 2F, 2M, 14 any)
    Genre: Dramedy, Comedy
    Synopsis:
    Something is different about the company picnic this year. After 126 years woven into the fabric of this small town, the Littlefield Gazette is closing its doors. For the staff, this is the last hurrah: the perfect time to tell a secret, confess feelings for someone, plan a new future. What could they mean to each other now? And while we’re at it, who brought the best pie? This ri...
  • As If, Cassandra - Stage Partners

    As If, Cassandra

    Written By: Jason Pizzarello
    Length: 40-45 minutes
    Cast Size: 9-20 actors (suggested casting: 9F, 2M, 4+ any)
    Genre: Dramedy, Drama
    Synopsis:
    Everybody's whispering: Something's wrong with Cassie. She walked out on her squad mid-routine; won't help her mom put up Christmas decorations; suddenly wants to back out of prom plans. Well, Cassie hears taunts about how fate is inescapable in every cheer, her mom doesn't seem to notice it's February, and she's haunted by premonitions of something terrible that will happen if prom night continue...
  • Reunion (After the End of the World) - Stage Partners

    Reunion (After the End of the World)

    Written By: Will Quam
    Length: 75-85 minutes
    Cast Size: 14 actors (suggested casting: 11F, 3M)
    Genre: Dramedy, Drama
    Synopsis:
    After The Event wiped out civilization as we know it, a group of students walled themselves in their former school to build a new society, free from the past. But when a group of outside kids comes looking for something buried in the school, the past and present reunite in a play about memory, loss, and what it means to be a kid in extraordinary circumstances.
9 Items