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Two cousins and a pizza – ten minute American play

ten minute American play

TWO COUSINS AND A PIZZA – TEN MINUTE AMERICAN PLAY

In ”Two Cousins and a Pizza” Mikey’s in town from Chicago and for Johnny, it’s just like old times. There’s nothin’ like grabbing a good, old fashioned New York City pizza and for the cousins, there’s no question that Chi-town don’t cut it in this regard. New York City pizzas are in a league of their own and that’s a fact that even a non-native would understand well. From the texture of the dough (thanks to the city’s water) to the 45cm diameter slice; it’s authentic, it’s simple and it’s New York, baby!

So when Johnny’s cousin starts tucking into his slice with knife and fork in hand, it’s not a problem, it’s a catastrophe! How dare he? In this ten minute American play, Johnny attempts to rehabilitate Mikey so that he can snap out of it and use his God-given hands to enjoy a meal meant to be relished the only way it can (according to Johnny).

If you take the boy outta New York, well maybe then…. he shouldn’t come back.

Author: Anthony J. Piccione

Type: Ten minute American plays

Genre: Comedy

Cast: 2M

Ages of the actors: Adult

Suitable for: Adults – odd swearword

Length: Ten Minutes

Set: A pizza joint in New York City. There is a large pizza pie on the table.

Level of difficulty: 6/10 – short easy play – getting the characters and accents right

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Copyright © October 2018 Anthony J. Piccione and Off the Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Other American plays you may enjoy:

The Things that happen in New York – one act drama
343 Union Street – comedy set in Brooklyn
Agatha the Ugly – drama about friendship, love and loss set after WWII

Cinderella, The Pantomime – Panto Cinderella script

Panto Cinderella script

CINDERELLA, THE PANTOMIME – PANTO CINDERELLA SCRIPT

Classic panto Cinderella script complete with her poor father, Baron Hardup, forced to marry Baroness Hortencia Hardup and her two ugly daughters Halitosis and Scurvy – for money, of course! Naturally they are all meanies and treat poor Cinderella abominably.

When they hear that there is to be a fancy ball held at the royal palace, hosted by the prince himself, they of course want to meet Prince Charming for themselves as they are both convinced of their own beauty and the fact that he’ll marry one of them. But when Prince Charming and his servant, Dandini switch places and explore the local village they meet Cinderella and the real prince falls for her immediately. However the same day the the ugly sisters are also lurching round the village green and of course they meet them as well. Their true natures are revealed as they treat the person who they think is the manservant like dirt…but it’s really Prince Charming.

Cinderella gets to go to the ball complete with the help of her fairy godmother, and true to the story, loses her shoe. The ugly sisters are enraged to find the Prince isn’t who he appeared to be, but remain convinced he’ll marry one of them. However, to their absolute amazement this does not happen and the Baroness and two daughters are finally send on their wicked way. Aided by Buttons her long time friend, Cinderella and Prince Charming are brought together in the classic happy ending.

Author: Mick Gaunt

Type: Two-act pantomime script

Genre: Panto Cinderella script, musical, pantomime, comedy

Length: Two hours

Cast: About twenty, an average of half M half F but any gender goes in Panto!

Ages of the actors: Teens up to adults

Suitable for: Teens up to perform, all ages to watch

Set: Two sets – the Village Green and The Royal ball

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – Classic pantomime with all the usual jokes

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Copyright © October 2018 Mick Gaunt and Off the Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Other fun pantomimes and similar plays for you to enjoy:

He’s Behind you – a pantomime performance, a murder and comedy rolled into one
Snow Good – Snow White pantomime
Puss in Boots in the Wild West!

Christmas in Cape Coral – Play for the Holidays

play for the holidays

CHRISTMAS IN CAPE CORAL – PLAY FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Alan Rogers discovers, on Christmas Eve that he is the father of a precocious ten year old girl, from an affair he had with a married woman. While visiting Cape Coral, Florida, he plans to win over the still married Mary Warner and have her and his daughter to return to New York City to become the family they are supposed to be. However, Mary is very much married to her husband, John who has raised her daughter, Tina as part of his family despite knowing Tina is another man’s child. John is a businessman who travels a lot and this obviously leads to some friction in their home. Throw an old flame with paternal rights into the mix and what do you get? This “Christmas in Cape Coral!” A family play for the holidays.

Read other plays by American playwright Carl Megill – The Hopeful Diamond Caper – a two act comedy about a diamond and everyone who wants it.

Author: Carl Megill

Type: Three act play

Genre: Romantic Comedy, play for the holidays

Cast: 3F, 2M

Ages of the actors: Three adults in their thirties, one ten year old, and one older F who plays the mother.

Suitable for: All ages to watch and a mixed age range cast to perform

Length: 100 minutes

Set: The home of JOHN and MARY WARNER in Cape Coral, Florida. It is modestly furnished with a sofa center stage, an end table to the left and a coffee table in front of it. The kitchen is to the right with a bar separating the two rooms. Along the back is the door to the outside. In the left downstage area is a decorated Christmas tree. Behind the living room wall is a hallway leading to the bedrooms.

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – Three act play – character driven. The focus of the audience needs to be kept by their interest in the characters and what happens next.

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Like this play? Other family comedies and romantic comedies for you to enjoy:

This Seat’s Taken – one act romantic comedy about OCD
You are your own worst enemy – romantic comedy set in the 1950’s in a hotel
Agatha the Ugly – romantic dramedy set in world war II

JULEO AND ROMIET – skit on Romeo and Juliet

skit on romeo and juliet

JULEO AND ROMIET – SKIT ON ROMEO AND JULIET

Short skit on Romeo and Juliet in which the ill fated couple from the town of Blurona meet and get secretly married. All the boring bits are cut out from the ever so long play (yawn) to focus on the final scene….the DEATH SCENE. It’s the Friar’s fault really. Having persuaded Romiet to drink his potion to fake her death, he finds that Juleo is missing (oh no!) and so he sets off in search of him to let him know it is only a trick, only to leave Juleo to find the “dead” Romiet, and stab himself in the heart thinking she is dead. So far so good. However Romiet wakes up, sees the plot has gone horribly wrong and decides to consult the original Shakespearean version to find out what happened, only to die of boredom!

Read about playwrights Lois and Kelly Corcoran. Other skits by the duo – My Little Mermaid

Author: Lois and Kelly Corcoran

Type: Short skit on Romeo and Juliet

Genre: Comedy, skits, sketches

Length: Very short skit only 1.5 pages in total. Three minutes.

Cast: Cast of 4. Narrator, Friar and ill fated couple 2M, 1F, 1N

Ages of the actors: Age 12 up

Suitable for: All ages to watch and perform

Set: Black box set. PROPS: Small bottle, fake retractable knife, Shakespeare book, chair

Level of difficulty: 5/10 – easy fun skit for all ages

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Copyright © September 2018 Lois and Kelly Corcoran and Off The Wall Play Publishers

Like this skit? Other skits and plays on a similar subject:

A Tale of Two Balconies – one act modern Romeo and Juliet comedy
One Hot Knight – comedy skit for 4 actors
The Duel – comedy sketch for two actors

The Beach House – comedy drama about family

COMEDY DRAMA ABOUT FAMILY

THE BEACH HOUSE – A COMEDY DRAMA ABOUT FAMILY

It’s meant to be a celebration of family and in particular, granddad Arthur’s birthday. Sure, Arthur and Ellen have been divorced a long time and he barely gets along with Abigail, his granddaughter, but at least Belinda is trying when it comes to her parents and children in this comedy drama about family.

It’s unfortunate really that Abigail and Jarvis, his grandson show their true and disingenuous reasons for attending the beach house celebration, in a situation that is unraveling almost as soon as they get to their home away from home. With a no-show father (Belinda’s husband who cares as much for the title as he does for Abigail) it seems Belinda is well and truly on her own as she tries desperately to keep a family as unified as ever. In this drama/comedy in one act, the odds are not so much in Belinda’s favour as a secret as old as Abigail threatens to tear the family completely apart…

Other plays by New Zealander writer James O’Sullivan – The Dane – comedy about two snotty older actors who audition for Hamlet.

Author: James O’Sullivan

Type: Full length one act play

Genre: Comedy drama about family

Cast: 4F 2M

Ages of the actors: Early twenties to seventy years old

Suitable for: Adults – odd references to sex

Length: 90 minutes

Set: The lounge of a beach house in the coastal resort town of Pauanui. The kitchen joins the lounge, demarcated by a bench. It is obvious from the lavish furnishings that rich people have their holidays here. There is a sofa and three chairs. It is summer and there is plenty of light.

Level of difficulty: 8/10 – full length one act play, keeping the audience’s attention

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Copyright September 2018 James O’Sullivan and Off the Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Other family dramas and comedies for you to enjoy:

Love, Norman – drama about family and thinking about suicide
Nietzche’s Nose – comedy about a dysfunctional family
Irish jack – family comedy about marrying outside your culture

Crooked Hand – funny film noir whodunit script

film noir whodunit

CROOKED HAND – FILM NOIR WHODUNIT COMEDY SCRIPT

It’s 1938. Hot shot Detective John Samuels just wants a break after a busy week of catching criminals. When his down-on-his-luck friend Phil stops by to ask for a loan, John hatches a scheme to have Phil stand in for him at his next “easy” job. The so called job is as mediator for a merger between two feuding casino owners, but when one of the owners winds up “pushing up daisies” it is up to the absent minded Phil to crack the case in this funny film noir whodunit script.

This hilarious mystery-comedy is set at the Peppermint Pad Casino, in an unnamed city. “A Crooked Hand” was produced in October of 2009 by the Gaslight Theater Players in Georgetown, Ohio USA. It is a full length period comedy that pokes fun at Detective Stories.

Read other plays by Jeff Carlson and co write Zach Triplett – Explain the Handcuffs – a time travel adventure

Author: Jeff Carlson

Type: Three act play

Genre: Comedy, crime, film noir whodunit script

Cast: 7M, 3F

Ages of the actors: Adult characters

Suitable for: Teens up to play and watch

Length: 90 minutes

Set: The time is 1938. This hilarious mystery-comedy is set at the Peppermint Pad Casino, in an unnamed city, though the first section takes place around the office of a private detective in the same city.

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – incorporating comedy and a period feel in a full length play

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Copyright © September 2018 Jeff Carlson and Off The Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Other funny whodunits and film noir crime scripts:

He’s behind you! A comedy, whodunit and pantomime rolled into one
Murder and other fun things – comedy whodunit
The Duck of the Baskervilles – punful Sherlock Holmes spoof

The Makeover – Ten Minute Comedy Play about an old flame

ten minute comedy play

THE MAKEOVER – ROMANTIC TEN MINUTE COMEDY PLAY ABOUT AN OLD FLAME

Although the years have passed, Doug has always retained a passion for Judy, his old high school flame. Although far from perfect in her own eyes, in Doug’s eyes Judy was the epitome of perfection from the tips of her chubby toes, past her cuddly waist to her pug nose. And today she’s back in town with Doug anxiously waiting for a chance to meet up with his old flame. Who knows what could happen? Maybe this time he’ll take the chances he didn’t last time…
But when ‘Judith’, a willowy vision, walks through the door, Doug just doesn’t know what to say.. Or do! Ten minute comedy play script about an old flame.

Read other plays – The Mirror – a collection of Ten Minute Plays by American playwright Jean Blasiar.

Author: Jean Blasiar

Type: Ten minute comedy script

Genre: Romantic comedy script

Cast: 1M 1F

Ages of the actors: Twenties to Thirties

Suitable for: All ages to watch and adults to perform

Length: Ten Minutes

Set: Doug’s bachelor apartment

Level of difficulty: 6/10 – a simple easy to perform fun script

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Copyright © September 2018 Jean Blasiar and Off The Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Other fun ten minute comedies for two actors:

Down by the River – ten minute comedy script
Matter Matters – ten minute comedy set on a biplane
Yoo Hoo, Mister Solomon – romantic comedy for an older couple

No-Thanks-Giving – skit about Thanksgiving

skit about thanksgiving

NO-THANKS-GIVING – SKIT ABOUT THANKSGIVING

It’s Thanksgiving. That same wonderful Holiday that comes round every year when all the family get together, and lovingly give thanks for all their blessings and eat some succulent melt-in-the-mouth turkey, tenderly made by mom. Well, that’s what they’d like you to think, wouldn’t they?  What’s the reality? Grandma is in tears, the kids are rolling their eyes and playing on their phones, mom’s ever so dry turkey just won’t go down even after that fiftieth chew and half the family is M.I.A. in this skit about Thanksgiving for nine people.

Author: Josie Wert

Type: Comedy skit

Genre: Skit about Thanksgiving

Cast: 3F, 3M, 3 kids

Ages of the actors: Can be played by kids up. Funnier if all played by kids or all adults.

Suitable for: All ages to watch and perform

Length: 3.5 – 4 minutes (2 pages in total)

Set: A table at Thanksgiving

Level of difficulty: 7/10 Characterization – playing typical American style family members

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Copyright © September 2018 Josie Wert and Off the Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Other fun seasonal skits:

Call of the Riled – short skit for Thanksgiving
Cupid’s bad day – skit for Valentine’s day
A Christmas Carol – very short Christmas Carol skit

A Queen and Three Slaves – British farce with Julius Caesar, Cleopatra and three very ‘Essex’ Slaves

British farce

A QUEEN AND THREE SLAVES – BRITISH FARCE ABOUT CLEO, JULIE AND THREE VERY ‘ESSEX’ SLAVES

The time: The Roman Empire at its height. Caesar has invaded ancient Britain and has attempted to extend the glorious Roman Empire, introducing all things great: Roman culture, architecture and best of all, plumbing. It’s a pity the locals don’t want these things, preferring to live in hideously free squalor instead in this British farce.

Despite his slightly (okay, extremely) unsuccessful conquest of Britain, Caesar has taken slaves from the local population and brought them back with him to Rome. As a gesture he gives them to Cleoptra, who is currently living in one of his villas in Rome. Now, just which slaves has he chosen to be slaves to the greatest Queen history has ever known? Only the best Essex has to offer!

A Queen and Three Slaves” played successfully for four weeks at the little theater in the Actors lab in San Francisco.

Author: Richard Goodman

Type: Two-act play

Genre: British farce in the style of the ”Carry On” films

Cast:  5F, 3M

Ages of the actors: Adult

Suitable for: All ages to watch, teens up to perform

Length: 90 minutes

Set: A large chamber in a Roman villa on the right bank of the Tiber in the year 44 BC. There are several chairs and a large couch in the centre of the room. Against the back wall a door leads to a small room which is a closet for some of CLEOPATRA’S clothing and wigs. A door on the left leads off to the entrance hall and other rooms in the village. A door on the right leads to CLEOPATRA’S other private chambers.

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – getting the accents and colloquial mannerisms right

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Copyright © September 2018 Richard Goodman

Like this play? Other British farce and comedy scripts:

Leak in the En Suite – Classic British sex farce
The Rat Trap – larfe cast comic farce about a fortune
Holiday Island – British comedy about typical holidaymakers

Take my Wife, Please. Adult Comedy Script in two acts

adult comedy script

TAKE MY WIFE, PLEASE. ADULT COMEDY SCRIPT IN TWO ACTS

Stephen’s a womanizer and married to the ever faithful
Susan. Thomas is recently divorced and Stephen’s hapless and harried long-time best friend.  Stephen’s business is finally taking off. Stephen has a young, tantalizing girlfriend named Debbie. Stephen’s
life is great but for one thing-being married to  the annoyingly faithful Susan.  A real thorn in his side.  He wants to get rid of her, but how?

He hatches an idea to solve all his problems-he only
needs to persuade Thomas to seduce his wife, on video,
as grounds for divorce.  Will he do it? Or rather, her?

Take my Wife, please has had a full production history including productions in new York Off Off Broadway.

PRODUCTION HISTORY

TAKE MY WIFE, PLEASE Productions

Soaring Eagle Productions, New York, NY
Yorkville Players, York, South Carolina
Chester Little Theater, Chester, South Carolina

The play was a favorite of the Rock Hill Little/Community Theater and produced 4 times between 1991 and 2006.

Rock Hill Little Theater, Rock Hill, South Carolina
Rock Hill Community Theater, Rock Hill, South Carolina
Rock Hill Community Theater, Rock Hill, South Carolina
Rock Hill Community Theater, Rock Hill, South Carolina

Dinner Theater Productions
Raintree Country Club, Charlotte, North Carolina
Pine Lake Country Club, Charlotte, North Carolina
Rock Hill Country Club, Rock Hill, South Carolina
Tega Cay Country Club, Tega Cay, South Carolina
Rock Hill Country Club, Rock Hill,
On Stage Four Theater, Spartanburg, South Carolina
ImagiThéque Rock Hill, South Carolina

Read about American playwright Terry Roueche. Other full length plays by Terry – Parade Day – play about Roswell – a small town with big memories

Author: Terry Roueche

Genre: Adult comedy script, farcical comedy

Type: Two-act play

Cast: 2M 2F

Ages of the actors: Three middle aged, one F in her twenties

Suitable for: Adults, community theatre

Length:   One hundred minutes

Set: THOMAS’ Small Apartment

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – getting comic timing and farcical elements in it

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Copyright © September 2019 Terry Roueche and Off the Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Other plays about adultery – both comic and serious:

The Mistress of Wholesome – one act comedy where the Mistress takes on the Wife
Cuckold – ten minute comic raunchy period piece
What Happens in the sky – drama about suspected infidelity

Zombies in the Staffroom – Comedy play for kids aged 9 to 14

play for kids aged 9 to 14

ZOMBIES IN THE STAFF ROOM – COMEDY PLAY FOR KIDS AGED 9 to 14

Junk food, video games and music. Detention has never been so awesome. Or so deadly. As three students who are sent to detention find out as the zombie teacher attempts to soften their brains with sweets, video games and music in order to make them more delicious! Will the students succumb to the zombies or will they change their ways? It might very well save their lives….in more ways than one. Zombies in the Staff Room is a comedy play for kids aged 9 to 14.

It is a fun script, and students should find it enjoyable to perform – and audiences will find it fun to watch. It requires at least 7 characters, and at least 2 of them must be zombies – but there can be plenty more than that – the more zombies, the better! The language is at senior elementary level. There are two ‘adult’ roles, but older students could play these.

Read other plays by award winning playwright Sarah Tighe – Six days till Sunday

Author: Sarah Tighe

Type: Short two-act play for senior primary school

Genre: Comedy play for kids aged 9 to 14

Cast: At least 7 characters, 2 of which are zombies, but the more zombies, the merrier!

Ages of the actors: Aged 9 – 14, senior primary, junior high

Suitable for: Senior primary and junior high school performances.

Length: Forty minutes

Set: A classroom where detention is being held

Level of difficulty: 6/10 – characterization

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Copyright © August 2018 Sarah Tighe

Like this play? Other monstrous plays for students:

The Vampire Drudgeries – comedy for teens about a rebellious vegetarian vampire
Alien Research – funny play for primary school
How we saved our homeroom teacher – when the teacher is kidnapped by a wizard, the kids have to solve the mystery

Cheeky – One act comedy that’s not a pain in the butt.

one act comedy play

CHEEKY – ONE ACT COMEDY PLAY THAT’S NOT A PAIN IN THE BUTT

So…I am butt cheek number one. Next to butt cheek number two. Only he’s a bit of a pain in the…sorry, let me not be a total ass about this and explain what I mean. I will start by stating that even though I share DNA with number two, in my opinion we couldn’t be more different. I, for example am the cultured one, the wine connoisseur and I know my vocabulary is better. Or should I say ‘superior.’ It’s like a great divide separates the two of us.

Anyway, today may turn out to be quite an exciting day and the two of us may finally get to see the light of day again. We get the feeling he’s got a hot date. Or something else equally as fun! A one act comedy play for two male actors.

Read about playwright Morley Shulman. Other one act comedies by Morley – Naked – when a blind date starts out with just a little lie..

Playwright: Morley Shulman

Type: Short one act play

Genre: One act comedy play

Cast: 2M (similar looking)

Ages of the actors: Adult

Suitable for: PG 10 – odd innuendo

Length: 10-15 minutes

Set: Black box theatre or at the director’s discretion

Level of difficulty: 6/10 – funny short play for 2 actors that relies on characterization for humor.

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Like this play? Other two-hander comedies for two male actors that you may enjoy:

Repertory theatre – hilarious comedy about trying to get a play staged for 2M
Ralph –  a slightly bizarre film noir play
Ratboy – failed superhero comedy script

Singles Forever – African comedy script about marriage

African comedy script about marriage

SINGLES FOREVER – AFRICAN COMEDY SCRIPT ABOUT MARRIAGE

A wedding is nothing but the union of two people: body and spirit. For Omotola, the fiancée of Kantanka, she wants his bank account, his time, his independence… Simply put: all that he owns he believes should remain his own, regardless of him being married. The boys agree that Kantanka should continue to be true to himself, in fact, they can hardly believe he’s defied their rule of brotherhood, to get married. In Singles Forever, an African comedy script, the time before a soon-to-be-bride and soon-to-be-husband get married, is put into focus and is as raw as ever. This comedy with three acts, shows us what happens when a firecracker (Omotola) partners with an aging lion (Kantanka) and if the forces around them (the boys, a lawyer, an ex-girlfriend family, etc.) can influence them enough to change their minds. You do know marriage is for ‘good,’ right?

Although written for an African cast, this play has international appeal and could easily be performed in any country.

Author: Paul Ajayi

Type: Three act play

Genre: African comedy script

Cast: Mains: 1M 1F, total cast: 5F 6M

Ages of the actors: Adult – young to middle aged

Suitable for: All ages to watch and older teens to adults to perform

Length: 135 minutes

Set: Omotala’s room, Kantaka’s bedroom, Kantanka’s living room and The Mustang Pub, Law chambers, Speed dating event, church entrance

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – characterization and dialogue.

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Like this play? Others like it:

The Pen – South African play about a writer, his girlfriend and the fantasy woman in his books that becomes too real
The Royal blood cannot be mixed – Angolan play (traditional form) about true love
The Chronicles of Jack -a coming of age story for a young man in a hard crime filled Johannesburg

Childish Authors – one act comedy about the classroom for a mix of adults and kids

comedy about the classroom

CHILDISH AUTHORS – ONE ACT COMEDY ABOUT THE CLASSROOM

You’re an author. You’ve written a book for children that you think they’ll love. So when the local school invites you to a book reading for nine year olds you jump at the chance. Poor you. You should never have done that. Apparently your book about modern moms with nannies and dads who drive SUV’s isn’t quite what you thought it was. The kids are quick to point out that there was no way that Holly would have paid for an ad to hire her own nanny and the fact that the mom posts pics of herself on the internet is obviously completely inappropriate for a children’s book in this one act comedy about the classroom.

Luckily their teacher has wised up after a year with these little brats and she knows just what to do to fix it. And it doesn’t involve raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens.

Read about playwright Leon Kaye. Other plays – Church of Satan – religious satire by Leon.

Author: Leon Kaye

Type: One act comedy about the classroom

Genre: Comedy, children, school

Cast: 3 adults (F), 6 children (3M 3F)

Ages of the actors: One older woman in her 60’s, two in their 30’s and kids are around 9 years of age

Length: 30 minutes

Suitable for: All ages to watch, kids and adults to perform. Adult roles should ideally be played by adults.

Set: Empty stage with barstools, a carpet for the kids to sit on and three pocket books.

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – words are easy to learn for the kids but there is a lot of satire in this sketch that needs to come across.

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Like this play? Other satires for you to enjoy:

Thirds – a suburban satire about inheriting a house and splitting it. Physically
The chicken or the egg – a political satire script about a farmer who is accused of being a terrorist because of something his chicken has done
Trump – I’m not a racist! skit

Family Separation – a dark comedy skit about parents separating. From their kids

dark comedy skit

FAMILY SEPARATION – A DARK COMEDY SKIT ABOUT PARENTS SEPARATING. FROM THEIR KIDS.

When Andrew and Andrea set their kids, Fran and Francis down at the table to talk about something important, the kids naturally assume their parents are going to get a divorce. After all, they have been fighting an awful lot. So it comes as a huge shock when their parents inform them that, yes, they are legally separating, but, no, it’s not from each other, but from their kids. After all, the kids are the source of the problems they’ve been having, really. Without them, they’d have more money and even be able to go on that holiday they’d always wanted. Of course they’d have to move out. Who?  Why? Well, Andrew and Andrea are really attached to the house so it should be the kids that go. Simple? Of course it is! A dark comedy skit about parents separating from their kids.

Other skits by Peter Keel – Bad news, Pluto!

Author: Peter Keel

Type: Dark comedy skit

Genre: Comedy, family, skit, sketch

Cast: 2M 2F

Ages of the actors: 2 teens 2 parents

Suitable for: Teens up to watch and perform

Length: 7 minutes

Set: Kitchen table/family room

Level of difficulty: 6/10 – fun easy skit – hard to keep a straight face!

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Copyright © August 2018 Peter Keel and Off the Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Other skits, sketches and dark comedies about family:

Sketches – a collection of comedy and drama sketches for teens
A house of dolls – 10 minute script about a crazy family
Something’s got to give – full length family comedy