Middle School Plays
Middle School Theatre! We understand finding plays for middle school students is never easy. That's why we've partnered with popular playwrights to create play scripts specifically written for student actors - short plays, mysteries, comedies, and more.
Whether you are searching for a one-act play for competition, a crowd-pleasing comedy, or a riveting drama, Stage Partners has just what you need for your middle school theatre program. Beginners and advanced actors welcome.
Browse our selection below and read every play script for FREE!
Length: 30-35 minutesCast Size: 10-50 actors (suggested casting: 10F, 10M, 5 any)Genre: ComedySynopsis:
On a sunny day in the town of Bloomington, a devastating occurrence happens. No, it’s not famine, or floods, or loss of your basic rights. The internet has gone down! And it will continue to be down! For a week! A whole week! Pandemonium! In a world that is so dependent on the internet for shopping, mailing, and posting pictures of cute babies, how will society function? Not well as it turns out...
Length: 30-45 minutesCast Size: 12-50 actors (suggested casting: 20 any)Genre: ComedySynopsis:
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.
Length: 25-30 minutesCast Size: 10-30 actors (suggested casting: 5F, 3M, 10 any)Genre: ComedySynopsis:
A simple one-act production of The Wizard of Oz gets derailed by missed cues, forgotten lines, and a renegade sound board op who refuses to play anything but dinosaur noises. A comedy that proves, when it comes to live theatre, everything that can go wrong, will go wrong, and it will be hilarious.
Length: 75-85 minutesCast Size: 12-45 actors (9F. 9M, 7 any)Genre: ComedySynopsis:
The queen is dead. The kingdom is cursed. And the only way to lift the curse is to slay the witch. When Princess Alessandra’s father the king offers her hand in marriage to the knight who can slay the evil bog witch and lift the curse, there’s only one thing for the princess to do: Sneak out of the castle and kill the witch herself to avoid marriage. But she’s not dumb and she’s not going...
Length: 30-45 minutesCast Size: 4-23 actors (suggested casting: 8 any)Genre: ComedySynopsis:
When you deliver packages, anyone might be behind your next door, from your elementary school teacher to a burglar on the job. Jaded veteran Logan thinks she's seen it all, while newbie Sam is convinced attitude is everything. The only sure thing in this job? They're both going to be surprised. Knock Knock is a rapid-fire comedy that delivers.
Length: 45-50 minutesCast Size: 7-30 actors (suggested casting: 7F, 4M, 6 any)Genre: DramaSynopsis:
One of literature's most enduring young heroines, Meg Murry, is back -- braces, stubbornness and all. Once again, she's joining forces with Mrs Whatsit, Charles Wallace, Calvin O'Keefe and more to battle the forces of evil so she can rescue her father, save humanity and find herself. In the end, we know two things for sure: 1. Love CAN overcome evil and 2. There...
Length: 120-130 minutes, flexible (each play is 10 minutes)Cast Size: 6-35+ actors (suggested casting: 9F, 6M, 5 any)Genre: ComedySynopsis:
Two hapless security guards must investigate who destroyed the art gallery's prize sculpture - but every suspect caused mayhem that day, from would-be art thieves and confused tourists, to fumbling custodians and fiendish pranksters. Whodunnit? The better question is, who didn't? And can the guards come up with a really good excuse before the artist comes back? This hilarious build-...
Length: 30-35 minutesCast Size: 12-20 actors (suggested casting: 17 any)Genre: ComedySynopsis:
When Sammy and Mook's parents present them with Pip, an Elf of a Shelf, they are less than happy. This little snitch is going to be reporting all their activities to Santa, so their hopes to get an Xbox look doomed. And that's before Sammy accidentally murders Pip. What follows is a Tarantinoesque Christmas caper as the two kids race against the clock to bring their elf back to life before Santa...
Length: 30-60 minutesCast Size: 10-50 actors (suggested casting: 5F, 5M, 10 any)Genre: ComedySynopsis:
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...
Length: 75-85 minutesCast Size: 15-40 actors (suggested casting: 5F, 5M, 10 any)Genre: ComedySynopsis:
This inventive adaptation can be performed with or without flying, making it a perfect and flexible choice for smaller spaces and limited budgets. In the world of Neverland, Peter Pan is king until he meets his match...a female Captain Hook. Experience a theatrical and inventive Peter Pan like you never have before! Master director and acclaimed playwright Jon Jory has also reimagin...