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  • 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...
  • Beware The House on Haunted Hill! - Stage Partners

    Beware the House on Haunted Hill!

    Adapted by Matthew Byrd & Kathryn Funkhouser from the 1959 film House on Haunted Hill, written by Robb White, directed by William Castle, starring Vincent Price
    Length: 85-90 minutes
    Cast Size: 9 actors (suggested casting: 3F, 3M, 3 any)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    Come to the party…stay if you dare. An eccentric millionaire promises six guests a mysterious prize if they can survive the night at the only truly haunted house in the world. Everyone invited has a few skeletons in their closets though, and screwball scares lurk around every corner. The classic 50s horror movie House on Haunted Hill becomes a campy whodunnit in this low-tech stage adaptation. J...
  • How (Not) To Be a Wizard - a one-act comedy play script by Kathryn Funkhouser, Patrick Greene, and Jason Pizzarello

    How (Not) to Be A Wizard

    Length: 35-45 minutes
    Cast Size: 8-25+ actors (suggested casting: 18 any)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    It's a (magical) disaster! A school of wizardry needs a new professor...and classes start tomorrow. Everyone's coming through the portal for an interview, from a suspiciously fake-looking centaur to this one guy from Oz who can't even DO anything. Can anybody save the day? A spellbinding comedy that has created the completely new concept of a school for wizards and is definitely not making fun of...
  • Every Novel You Read in High School (in 25 Minutes or Less) - Stage Partners

    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.)
  • 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...
  • Every U.S. Election Ever! (one-act version) - Stage Partners

    Every U.S. Election Ever! (one-act version)

    Written By: Ian McWethy
    Length: 35-45 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...
  • 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...
  • The 8 Ways Pokemon Go is Destroying Your Life - Stage Partners

    The 8 Ways Pokemon Go is Destroying Your Life

    Written By: Don Zolidis
    Length: 30-35 minutes
    Cast Size: 8-40 actors (suggested casting: 15 any)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    The most popular app may just be your doom. Sure everyone is playing it. But whether it leads you off a cliff, into a volcano, or into the waiting arms of super-criminals, this play explains the perils and pitfalls of Pokemon, including old people, mind control, hallucinations, and people who are just a little bit too into it. Also featuring the terrors of upcoming apps like Poke-Cupid, Sonic the...
  • How Gretchen Stole Christmas - a short holiday play by Rachel Bublitz in the ten-minute play collection Holly, Jolly, & Extra Folly

    How Gretchen Stole Christmas

    Written By: Rachel Bublitz
    Length: 10 minutes
    Cast Size: 5 actors (suggested casting: 3F, 1M, 1 any)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    A rebellious teen who resents Christmas goes full grinch. This play is part of the short play collection Holly, Jolly, & Extra Folly  and can be licensed separately or as part of the collection.
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