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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.

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  • Ten(ish): Horrors - Viewings by Del Martin, 10-minute horror play

    Viewings

    Written By: Del Martin
    Length: 10 - 15 minutes
    Cast Size: 5-6 actors (suggested casting: 6F)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    You never quite know what you're getting when you buy an old house. The past may still echo within its walls. For Deirdre, who is on the run from her own past, a new home means an escape, but it also comes with some unexpected inhabitants.   This play is part of the short play collection Ten(ish): Horror.
  • Ten(ish): Horror - Mirror by Elissa Huang, 10-minute horror play

    Mirror

    Written By: Elissa C. Huang
    Length: 10 minutes
    Cast Size: 3 actors (3F)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    When Juniper purchases an old mirror at a garage sale, she gets more than she bargained for. What awakens when she gazes within? A haunting and evocative play about the demons we try to forget. This play is part of the short play collection Ten(ish): Horror.
  • Ten(ish): Horror - Trust Fall by Weston Scott 10-minute play

    Trust Fall

    Written By: Weston Scott
    Length: 10 minutes
    Cast Size: 3 actors (3F)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    Jackie hasn’t been the same since her sister Sadie died. Luckily, Dani has been there to guide her through her grief. But when Jackie leads Dani to the maw of a cave on the one year anniversary of Sadie’s death, this friendship will be pushed to the limit as they step further and further into the darkness.   This play is part of the short play collection Ten(ish): Horror.
  • Dear Anne, From Nina (one-act version) - Stage Partners

    Dear Anne, From Nina (one-act version)

    Written By: Claudia Haas
    Length: 40-45 minutes
    Cast Size: 7 actors (5F, 2m) 
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    In February 1940, a young girl in Iowa pulled the name of a pen pal out of a hat. That name was Anne Frank. There was a brief correspondence before the Nazis invaded The Netherlands. The play is a coming-of-age reflection of that time from 1940-1942. While Nina and Jeannie strive to be “citizens of the world” in their tiny town of Danville, Anne and Margot try to live their lives in a world th...
  • Dear Anne, From Nina - Stage Partners

    Dear Anne, From Nina

    Written By: Claudia Haas
    Length: 75-85 minutes
    Cast Size: 7 actors (5F, 2M) 
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    In February 1940, a young girl in Iowa pulled the name of a pen pal out of a hat. That name was Anne Frank. There was a brief correspondence before the Nazis invaded The Netherlands. The play is a coming-of-age reflection of that time from 1940-1942. While Nina and Jeannie strive to be “citizens of the world” in their tiny town of Danville, Anne and Margot try to live their lives in a world th...
  • A Wind in the Door (Royston) - Stage Partners

    A Wind in the Door (Royston)

    Adapted by Peter Royston from the novel by Madeleine L'Engle
    Length: 65-70 minutes
    Cast Size: 12-40 actors (suggested casting: 6F, 6M, 8 any)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    Meg Murry, the fierce and fiery heroine of Madeleine L’Engle’s classic novel A Wrinkle in Time, is back in this ground-breaking sequel! In A Wrinkle in Time, Meg, Calvin and Charles Wallace journeyed to outer space to save the universe, but in A Wind in the Door, their destination is inner space. With the assistance of the cherubim Proginoskes, the wizard teacher Blaje...
  • A Wind in the Door (Goldfinger) - Stage Partners

    A Wind in the Door (Goldfinger)

    Adapted by Jacqueline Goldfinger from the novel by Madeleine L'Engle
    Length: 60-70 minutes.
    Cast Size: 5-11 actors (suggested casting: 2F, 2M, 1 any)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    One of literature’s favorite heroines, Meg Murry, the fierce and fiery heroine of Madeleine L’Engle’s classic novel A Wrinkle in Time, is back to join forces with her brother Charles Wallace and friend Calvin for a fantastical adventure. When an extraterrestrial creature recruits the trio to fight an evil force, they’ll travel across a galaxy—and through the cells of a human body—to st...
  • The Chips are Down - Stage Partners

    The Chips are Down

    Written By: Don Zolidis
    Length: 35-40 minutes
    Cast Size: 10-30 actors (suggested casting: 8F, 3M, 5 any)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    In 1951, the Red Scare is in full swing, and it migrates to a private girls’ school in New Hampshire when one teacher is suspected of being a Communist. Charged by the administration to find out the truth, Rachel, the daughter of the cafeteria manager, must challenge her own beliefs to figure  out the meaning of justice.
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