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Scene books and short plays

Cover of 22 Comedy Ten-Minute Plays 22 Comedy Ten-Minute Plays
Royalty-free Plays for Teens and Young Adults
You won’t find a better quality or larger collection of ten-minute plays anywhere!
 

Cover of Thirty Short Comedy Plays for Teens Thirty Short Comedy Plays for Teens
Plays for a variety of cast sizes
These 30 short plays, ranging in length from three to seven minutes, give actors the opportunity to create outrageous characters in the context of situations they know so well.
 

Cover of 33 Short Comedy Plays for Teens 33 Short Comedy Plays for Teens
Plays for small casts
Laurie Allen has done it again!  Due to popular demand, she has created another book of short plays for teens, all fresh and original.
 

Cover of Acting Natural                                                             Acting Natural
Monologs, dialogs, and playlets for teens
Here are short-length scripts which include such important matters as the environment, diets, baby-sitting, self-image, drunk driving, teenage sex, and more-all treated with humor, warmth, and realism.
 

Cover of Acting Scenes and Monologs for Young Women                                 Acting Scenes and Monologs for Young Women
Sixty dramatic characterizations
This wonderfully diversified collection of monologs, dialogs, trios and quartets deals with subjects of self-discovery, survival in the real world and daunting decisions from tragic to trivial.
 

Cover of Christmas on Stage Christmas on Stage
An anthology of royalty-free Christmas plays for all ages
This book will make Christmas more meaningful — and fun! — for performer and audience alike with this diverse collection of 27 Christmas plays and readings suitable for classroom or youth presentations.
 

Cover of Comedy Plays and Scenes for Student Actors Comedy Plays and Scenes for Student Actors
Short sketches for young performers
Here’s more of Laurie Allen’s sketches for teens, ideal for classroom practice or contest use.
 

Cover of Comedy Scenes for Student Actors Comedy Scenes for Student Actors
Short sketches for young performers
These original scenes are ideal for classroom practice or for contest use.
 

Cover of Fractured Fairy Tales for Student Actors Fractured Fairy Tales for Student Actors
A collection of contemporary fairy tale scenes
These scenes are laugh-out-loud funny and clever, to boot!  Based on familiar nursery rhyme characters, Ewen put a comedic spin on their situations.
 

Cover of Funny Business                                                             Funny Business
An introduction to comedy with royalty-free plays and sketches
This overview of high and low comedy defines all comedy genres:  absurdism, tragicomedy, farce, and melodrama.  A discussion precedes each type of comedy illustrated, explaining the comic devices used.
 

Cover of Get in the Act!                                                            Get in the Act! 
Sixty monologs, dialogs, and skits for teens
This exciting collection of monologs, dialogs, and short skits gives teenagers a chance to laugh at themselves and still feel good about it.
 

Cover of Great Scenes from Minority Playwrights                                     Great Scenes from Minority Playwrights
Seventy-four scenes of cultural diversity
With seventy-four scenes from plays by minority playwrights, this book covers a diverse collection of theatre:  Native-American, African-American, Hispanic, Jewish American and Asian-American.
 

Cover of Improvisations in Creative Drama Improvisations in Creative Drama
A program of workshops and dramatic sketches for students
There are two books in one here, making for an ideal classroom text.  The two parts of the book can be used simultaneously, with the 14 dramatic sketches reinforcing the skills introduced in the two dozen lessons.
 

Cover of International Plays for Young Audiences International Plays for Young Audiences
Contemporary works from leading playwrights
This unique drama anthology of complete plays is directed specifically to young audiences from new writers of the multicultural experience.
 

Cover of Make It Mystery Make It Mystery
An anthology of short, royalty-free mystery plays
This book of 12 royalty-free mystery plays allows you to choose from a wide variety of plays to fit whatever your current staging and casting needs may be.
 

Cover of More Christmas on Stage More Christmas on Stage
An anthology of royalty-free Christmas plays
This stylistically diverse collection of 23 plays will provide your church, school, or community theatre with years of royalty-free Christmas season programming.
 

Cover of More One Act Plays for Acting Students                                     More One Act Plays for Acting Students
More complete one-act plays for acting students
The success of One-Act Plays for Acting Students prompted this follow-up book of twenty-five contemporary short dramas by nationally known playwrights.
 

Cover of Multicultural Theatre II Multicultural Theatre II
Contemporary Hispanic, Asian, and African-American plays
Now, here’s a unique anthology of complete plays from new writers of the multicultural experience.
 

Cover of New Audition Scenes and Monologs from Contemporary Playwrights New Audition Scenes and Monologs from Contemporary Playwrights
The best new cuttings from around the world
Here’s a collection of over 40 monologs and scenes from recently produced contemporary plays, featuring both established and new writers from around the world.
 

Cover of New International Plays for Young Audiences New International Plays for Young Audiences
Plays of cultural conflict
This unique anthology of 12 complete plays, both comic and dramatic, represents several countries, including:  Croatia, Italy, New Zealand (Maori), Australia and Canada.
 

Cover of New One-Act Plays for Acting Students New One-Act Plays for Acting Students
A new anthology of complete one-act plays for one, two, or three actors
This latest volume in a series of short play anthologies compiled by Deb and Norman Bert provides roles for almost any mix of students in an acting class.
 

Cover of On Stage!  Short Plays for Acting Students On Stage!  Short Plays for Acting Students
Twenty-four one act plays for performance
These short one-act plays are easily adaptable to classroom or stage performance.  With small cast plays, monologs, and duologs, here is a versatile source book for many uses.
 

Cover of One-Act Plays for Acting Students                                          One-Act Plays for Acting Students
An anthology of short one-act plays
for one, two or three actors

Twenty-three short length plays for a cast of one, two or three actors are included in just one text.  With absolutely no cuttings, each play is a complete dramatic work.
 

Cover of Outstanding Stage Monologs and Scenes from the 90s                        Outstanding Stage Monologs and Scenes from the 90s
Professional auditions for student actors
Chosen from professional plays, the book reflects trends where small theatre groups proliferate, women and minorities have a growing influence and drama has become an international art form.
 

Cover of Playing Contemporary Scenes                                                Playing Contemporary Scenes
Thirty-one famous scenes and how to play them
Featured are the best scenes from leading plays by the most famous contemporary playwrights.  An exceptional collection that challenges actors of all ages and experience levels.
 

Cover of Playing Scenes from Classic Literature Playing Scenes from Classic Literature
Short dramatizations of the world’s most famous literature
The most fascinating characters from world literature step from behind the printed page into living portrayals for the stage or classroom.
 

Cover of Plays for Young Audiences by Max Bush Plays for Young Audiences by Max Bush
An anthology of selected plays for young audiences
An anthology of selected plays by Max Bush for young audiences.
 

Cover of Plays of Science & Invention Plays of Science & Invention New title!
21 Fascinating Scenes for the Classroom or Stage
This anthology explores various branches of science — from physics and medicine to astronomy and even cryptology — making important scientific concepts and notable scientists more real by dramatizing them.
 

Cover of Plays of the American Experience Plays of the American Experience
25 fascinating scenes for the classroom or stage
What brings the past alive better than stories performed by live actors?
 

Cover of Power Plays Power Plays
Dramatic short plays for acting students
Twenty short plays covering a broad spectrum of dramatic situations, including revenge, abuse, loneliness, homelessness, eating disorders, death, and relationships.
 

Cover of The Scenebook of Values and Virtues The Scenebook of Values and Virtues
Acting with Character
This entertaining collection of 24 character-driven scenes will guide teens to make positive choices in their lives while developing their acting skills.
 

Cover of Scenes from Shakespeare                                                    Scenes from Shakespeare
And More Scenes From Shakespeare
These are ideal for a class that only has three to four weeks to study Shakespeare as well as for groups looking for performance materials, whether for contests, auditions, or acting workshops.
 

Cover of Scenes That Happen                                                         Scenes That Happen
Dramatized snapshots of real teenage lives
Real-life scenes for teens.  They are excellent for contest scripts because student actors portray themselves in situations of teenage existence.
 

Cover of Sci-Fi Scenes and Monster Dreams Sci-Fi Scenes and Monster Dreams
16 Comedy Scenes for Student Actors
These highly creative and imaginative scenes will produce out-of-this-world laughs for both actors and audience!
 

Cover of Sketch-O-Frenia                                                            Sketch-O-Frenia
Fifty short and witty satirical sketches
Actors have the chance to perform wildly different character types in off-the-wall situations.  Imagine ants, fish and other unlikely creatures satirizing everything we consider normal and acceptable!
 

Cover of Ten-Minute Plays for Middle School Performers Ten-Minute Plays for Middle School Performers
Royalty-free plays for a variety of cast sizes
Ranging from duos to groups of up to seven or more, these 18 plays offer short, age-appropriate material and themes that reflect the interests and issues of teens today.