THE DUEL – TEN MINUTE COMEDY FOR TWO ACTORS
In this ten minute comedy for two actors, a valiant knight (who may be slightly past it in age) comes across a knight of a similar age. Being such a brave knight, he decides the thing to do is to challenge the other knight to a duel.
But you can’t just do that without protocol. You have to have a reason first. In these cases, the best thing to do is to start with a small insult. About his mother. Being a Saxon. If that doesn’t work, then perhaps telling him all about yourself and your mighty exploits throughout the land may help to inspire him to fight you. For example, how many dragons you singlehandedly vanquished, how many maidens you rescued from eternal imprisonment and how many of your mortal enemies died under your sword. That sort of thing.
But what do you do if the other knight does exactly the same thing?
Author: Jake Doberenz
Genre: Short comedy scripts
Type: Ten minute comedy for two actors
Ages of the actors: Middle aged to older but can easily be played by younger actors with makeup
Suitable for: All ages
Length: Seven to ten minutes
Level of difficulty: 6/10 – humour that is slightly ridiculous and over the top makes for a very funny easy play to stage.
Cost is $6.50
Copyright © August 2016 Jake Doberenz and Off The Wall Play Publishers
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