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101 Ways to Dump Someone in Five Minutes – five minute comedy skit

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101 Ways to Dump Someone in Five Minutes – five minute comedy skit

When you want to break up with someone, and they just don’t get it, how do you do it? A short skit for everyone who has ever dumped or been dumped by that idiot they once liked.

Read about playwright Damien Darr

Author: Damien Darr

Characters: 1M, 1F

Length: 5 minutes

Genre: Comedy

Suitable for: All Ages

Ages of Performers: Teens to early twenties

Level of Difficulty: 5/10

Type: Comedy Skit – One Act

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Price $6.50

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Copyright August 2011 Off The Wall Play Publishers

Missing the Mark – a comedy in one act

Missing The Mark – A Comedy in One Act

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In this comedy in one act, Devon and Ethan have known each other since high school and now they have a successful racket as con men.  Devon has the perfect plan to scam a boat load of cash off of rich women by posing as producers making a big Hollywood blockbuster.  The two men set up a phony office and hire a pistol of a temp named Starla to run it.  A couple of promising marks come along including Shelly, a ditzy blonde, and Charlene, the eccentric wife of a billionaire who would give anything to be in the movies.  Everything seems to be going to plan until Devon’s ex-girlfriend Callia, who was also ripped off  by Devon shows up. She wants revenge…and a cut of the action.  Comedy and hijinx ensue as everyone tries to find out who’s conning who in this comedic farce.

Author: Michael Maxwell

Characters:  Cast 5F, 2M

Length: 60 Minutes

Genre: Comedy

Suitable for: Suitable for All Ages

Age of  Performers: Twenties to Middle Aged performers

Level of Difficulty: 7/10 (Timing)

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Price $9 for this best selling digital play

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Copyright August 2011 Off The Wall Play Publishers

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Sleeping Beauty the Pantomime

Sleeping Beauty the pantomine – A Tongue in Cheek Modern Day Pantomime

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It’s a modern day Sleeping Beauty, complete with an IT nerd, a heroine who is a member of Greenpeace and a deliciously wicked Augusta Stern, fired from Castletech, who plans to poison the lovely Aurora on her sixteenth birthday. There is, of course, a Dame, who writes the gossip, a tongue in cheek script and well known fun songs from all eras,  for all to enjoy. A typical traditional pantomime format and lots of fun for the whole family. Enjoy Sleeping Beauty the pantomime.

Performance History:

2011 – The Franklin Players, Roosevelt Park

2016 – Ladysmith High School, South Africa

 

Author: Claire Demmer, Dylan Moss, Chris Esterhuyse

Characters: 2M (as female), 1F (as male), 3M, 5F, 1N

Level of Difficulty: Script 6/10, Chosen Songs 8/10

Length: 1.5 hours

Suitable for: All Ages

Ages of Actors: 16 to 60 years old

Genre: Pantomime – musical, comedy

Please note: The songs written in the script are adapted from popular music of the last 70 years. Royalties payed for this play do not include the songs – they are merely suggestions and other songs may be substituted. Royalties for each song will have to be paid to the licensing body of your particular country. Songs taken from Broadway musicals are generally allowed to be performed without paying rights for the entire production, as long as only two or fewer songs are used. The songs taken from popular music will have rights that need to be paid, but can easily be substituted with other songs, if budget is a constraint. The author has also written alternate songs for these cases. Contact us if you wish to see them.

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Copyright July 2011 Off the Wall Play Publishers

Death of a Gerbil – a one act dark comedy about being dead, by accident

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DEATH OF A GERBIL – A ONE ACT DARK COMEDY

Meet Darren. He is an ordinary fellow, with an ordinary job, in an ordinary office, in an ordinary building. He is also dead. He does not know that he is dead……yet. Or that Heaven has lost his paperwork.  Or why he got hit by a Double Decker bus.  He is about to find out that once you’re dead, things can only go down from there….

Death of a Gerbil, a dark comedy won Best original  script at the 2009 Franklin and Friends festival of one act plays.

It also won the Best Individual Performance trophy at Wilmslow Guild Festival, in the United Kingdom in 2015.

Production History

Franklin and Friends Festival – 2009
Wilmslow Guild Festival, United Kingdom – 2015
Flagler College, Florida, USA – 2016
Oberlin High School, Ohio, USA – 2016

It is also one of our Best Sellers. Read more about Claire Demmer, one of the authors.  Other dark comedies by Claire Demmer

Author: Claire and Dewan Demmer

Cast: Two leads – one M, one F

One Supporting M

One Minor M/F role

Genre:  Dark Comedy

Type: One act play

Difficulty Rating: 7/10 (Farce and timing)

Suitable for: Age 16 and above (mild language and religious references)

Ages of Performers: Early twenties to old age

Length: Thirty Minutes

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Copyright September 2010 Off The Wall Play Publishers

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STIRRED, NOT SHAKEN – DARK COMEDY ONE ACT PLAYS

James Band brings his new fiance home to meet his parents for the very first time. James is desperate to make a good impression on the very conservatively reared Mary.  Unfortunately, the dead body in the kitchen rather complicates matters…. A prizewinning dark comedy about getting rid of dead bodies, kidnapping and martini’s!

‘Stirred, not Shaken’ won best play, best original script, best director as well as best actress, best newcomer and best cameo in the 2010 Franklin Players Festival of One Act Plays. Read more about Claire Demmer and other dark comedy one act plays.

Author: Claire Demmer

Cast: 3M, 2F

Genre: Dark Comedy + Farce

Ages of Performers: Mid twenties and up

Suitable for: All Ages

Set: Simple – the main body of the play is set in the living room of an ordinary house. A sofa, two armchairs, a coffee table and a bar with bottles and glasses are all that is needed. Easy and inexpensive to put on.  A small staircase to ‘lead upstairs’ in optional.

Length of Play: 33 minutesLevel of Difficulty: 7/10 (Pacing with farce aspects)

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Cost $11 for this Award Winning Play

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Copyright September 2010 Off the Wall Plays

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