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Anna, alone – a one act drama script about a girl dealing with multiple personality disorder

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ANNA ALONE –  a one act drama script about a girl dealing with multiple personality disorder

Set in a psychologist’s office, Anna alone is a drama about a girl who has multiple personality disorder caused by physical and sexual abuse at the hands of her mother. The play deals with her confronting the issue of her mother’s death so that she can come to terms with who she is.

All the different ‘sides’ of Anna’s personality can be played by various different actresses – the interplay between them is the fascinating part of this one act drama script.

Anna alone performance history:

The Roial players, USA, 2016

Author: Cat Coxon

Genre: Drama

Type: One 1 act play

Length of Play: Twenty to twenty five minutes

Characters: 4F 1M

Ages of actors: 1 middle aged M, 2 young (teens to twenties), 2 any age.

Suitable for: 12 up

Level of Difficulty: 7/10 – keeping the tension

Set: Simple – a psychologist’s office with a couch big enough for 3 people and a desk and chair for the doctor.

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Copyright Cat Coxon Off The Wall Plays April 2012

Like this play? Other plays like it:

Someone to Remember – teen one act about dealing with suicide
Friends and Family – about the friendship between two pairs of teenage siblings who have had a lot to deal with growing up
Finding my root – South African monologue about a young women growing up in the townships

Bourgeois Behavior – Gay stage plays – a play about coming out of the closet – the wrong way

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Bourgeois Behavior – gay stage plays – a play about coming out of the closet – the wrong way

When Roger’s lover, Geeque, gets fed up with Roger living a double life, and juggling his marriage to his wife with his full time affair with Geeque, he ends the affair. Roger’s marriage also falls apart, leaving Roger stranded, with nobody except his best friend Lance to stand by his side. One night, in a nightclub on July 4th, it happens – Roger comes face to face with both his wife, Anita and his ex lover, Geeque at the same club….

Read more about playwright Rico Smith.

Author: Rico Smith

Genre: Drama, gay stage plays

Type: 2 (two) act play, full length stage play

Characters: 5M, 1F

Ages of actors: 20-40s

Suitable for: PG 16

Level of Difficulty: 8/10 – maintaining interest in the character’s lives

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Copyright Rico Smith Off The Wall Plays  April 2012

 

A Wolf by the Ears – Irish comedy script in one act

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A WOLF BY THE EARS – IRISH COMEDY SCRIPT

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When someone sets fire to Dinny Gallagher’s hay, Sergeant Marty McAteer needs to find a convenient culprit to blame. (Because, although it was an accident, Dinny Gallagher has always been “good” to the police) He decides to arrest the local Poet Hughie Doherty, because Doherty has always rubbed him up the wrong way, with his fancy rhymes that poke fun at people, and he needs to be taken down a peg or two. But it turns out that some real criminals are at large in the district….

Read about Irish playwright Mattie Lennon. Other plays by Mattie Lennon.

Author: Mattie Lennon

Genre: Irish comedy script

Type: One act play

Cast: 5M, 1F

Ages of actors: 20s to early forties

Length: 30 minutes

Suitable for: All Ages

Level of Difficulty: 7/10 – maintaining the feel and humor of the play

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Copyright Mattie Lennon 2005 Off The Wall Plays

Like this play? Other one act comedies that we carry and YOU might like!

Odin and Christ – short comedy script for the non religious
Two cats, no dogs – award winning two hander comedy script
God’s visit – skit about when you say, ‘Oh God, and she appears

Chatter – a romantic comedy script + a case of mistaken identity.

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CHATTER – ROMANTIC COMEDY SCRIPT

When a couple, Albert and Aimee meet and fall in love in a chatroom, they get engaged and plan to get married.  It seems too good to be true. Only thing is… they haven’t actually met in real life. So when Albert flies out from the UK to meet his true love, and borrows his brother’s mobile phone, things take an hilarious turn when the wrong people end up meeting each other!

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Author: Anton Krueger

Characters: 4F, 2M

Type: One, 1 act

Genre: Romantic Comedy

Suitable for: All Ages

Difficulty: 7/10 Technically challenging

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Cost: $7

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Copyright Anton Krueger 2008, Licensed by Dalro, South Africa.

 

 

The Devil Dances – a drama in one act

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When old men are victimized by young women, the Devil dances. The story follows the twisted sexual relationship between a doctor and a dying cancer patient. But in the end, who is using who?

Author:  Jack Moskovitz

Characters:   2 F thirties to forties, 1 M older

Type: 1,one act

Length:  48 minutes (1 act)

Genre:    Drama

Suitable for:  Adults

Difficulty:  8/10 Hard-hitting, fast paced, demanding set.

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Copyright Febuary 2012 Jack Moskovitz Off The Wall Play Publishers

Arcanum – One Act Comedy about Friends and Love

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 ARCANUM – one act comedy about friends and love

A group of friends that meet everyday for lunch in the park may prove to be a bit too much for the new guy at the office to handle, as they discuss everything from movies and food, to love and loss. This character driven comedy is sure to delight all those who enjoy good humor and wit in this one act comedy about friends and love.

Author: James Chisholm

Actors: 5M, 1F

Ages of Actors: Five in their 20s-30s, 1 older M tiny part few lines only

Genre: Comedy

Length: 20-25 minutes

Type: One Act Play

Difficulty: 6/10 – achieving a climax in the play

Suitable for: All Ages

Set: Simple – a park bench, dustbin, lamp post and a easel for ‘doc’

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Cost is $8

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You do love me, don’t you? A Scary Psycho Thriller in One Act – scary plays

SCARY PLAYS

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“YOU DO LOVE ME, DON’T YOU?” – A DARK COMEDY CUM SCARY PSYCHO THRILLER IN ONE ACT – scary plays

Peta-Ann brings the love of her life, Leon home to meet her family for the first time.   Her parents, Robert and Glenda are naturally skeptical about a boy Peta swears is “the one” when she has only known Leon for a few short weeks. Leon is everything a girl would dream of in a guy – polite, attentive and extremely loving towards Peta. So loving, in fact, that he doesn’t want anything to get in the way of their happiness…..

A new scary psycho thriller play by our award winning author, Claire Demmer, about really getting to know the man you love…………..before taking him home. The play starts off as a comedy, then depending on how it is directed, abruptly transitions into a psycho thriller or alternatively, a dark comedy.

Production History

The Franklin Players one act play festival – 2012
USA – 2016

Author: Claire Demmer

Characters: 5, (2M, 3F)

Ages of Actors: 2 middle aged, 2 twenties, 1 teen

Length: 35 minutes

Genre: Thriller,Dark Comedy, SCARY PLAYS

Type: One Act Play

Level of Difficulty: 8/10 – achieving, building and maintaining tension through the play

Suitable for: PG 12

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Copyright December 2011 Claire Demmer Off The Wall Play Publishers

 

The Mysterious Death of Christine Wilde – short whodunits

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THE MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF CHRISTINE WILDE – SHORT WHODUNITS

In “The Mysterious Death of Christine Wilde,” Lynn, an actress in her fifties, visits the home of Caryl, a current and famous star of the stage. They get to talking and the mysterious death of young Christine Wilde, when they were all young and in the theatre together many years ago, comes up. Who did kill Christine? And why would they do it?

This play is a nice period piece for two older and two younger women with a small male part. It was staged as part of the Franklin Players Festival in 2011.  Read more about playwright Lianne Gill.

Author: Lianne Gill

Characters: 5 (4F/1M)

Genre: Drama, short whodunits, One Act Play

Type: One Act Play

Length: 15 – 20 minutes

Suitable for: All Ages

Ages of Actors: 2F middle aged, 2F young 20″s, 1M young 20’s-30s

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Copyright December 2011 Lianne Gill Off The Wall Play Publishers

 

 

And All His Songs Were Sad – play about Sean McCarthy

AND ALL HIS SONGS WERE SAD – PLAY ABOUT SEAN MCCARTHY

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AND ALL HIS SONGS WERE SAD” follows the life and works of Irish songwriter Sean McCarthy. It is a drama following the life of this talented musician, who was inspired by the everyday people and events around him, and from these everyday people, created songs of beauty that will be sung for many years to come.

This play about Sean McCarthy was staged by the Pantagleize Theatre Group in Fort Worth, Texas in October 2010  and by the Superior Theatre Company, Douglas, Wisconsin in June 2011.

Author: Mattie Lennon

Characters:  4M, 2F (same characters, different ages)

Genre: Drama, Musical, play about  Sean McCarthy

Type: Full length Musical Stage Play

Length: 1-1.5 hours

Suitable for: All Ages

Ages of Actors: 1F young adolescent, 2M mid adolescent, rest adult

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Copyright September 2011 Off The Wall Play Publishers

2093 – An action packed sci-fi screenplay

 

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Psy, an assassin with specially amplified mind powers, is hired to take out the leader of a giant Japanese corporation, Cyber Technologies Corporation. When he gets there, Kyosuke Yamatora is already dead and the police are hot on his trail…

An action packed sci-fi script set in a world not too far removed from our own.

Author: Michael Maxwell

Characters: 3M, 2F main

Genre: Sci Fi, Action

Type: Screenplay

Length: 2 hours

Suitable For: All Ages

Ages of Actors: Twenties up

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Price: $30

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Copyright August 2011 Off The Wall Play Publishers

 

 

 

Luke Warm – a bizarre one act “superhero beats villain” comedy script

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LUKE WARM – SUPERHERO COMEDY SCRIPT

WARNING: MAY BE OFFENSIVE TO SOME READERS

In this superhero comedy script,  Luke Warm (Crime Fighting Machine) and his non-gender-specific sidekick (Mike
Alpha November), have been tasked with thwarting the diabolical villain Canto Knees, and his non-gender-specific sidekick (Vanilla Sheik), before they destroy the southern hemisphere with a giant laser cannon. They are assisted by Little Miss Buffet
(Private Dick), a black sidekick housekeeper (Mavis), and an Extra. Featuring Russians, cuckoo clocks and a speech impediment, Luke Warm will make your nose bleed.

Author:Brett Baxter

Characters: 2M, 2F, 2N, 1 extra

Genre: Superhero comedy script

Length: 25 Minutes

Ages of Performers: Twenties Up

Suitable For: PG advised – contains some offensive content

Level of Difficulty: 6/10 – getting stereotyping correct

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Copyright August 2011  Brett Baxter and Off The Wall Play Publishers

Naked – a One Act Romantic Comedy Play about the Pitfalls of Internet Dating

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NAKED – One act romantic comedy Play about the Pitfalls of Internet Dating!

Once upon a time two people met on the internet. Only… they really wanted to impress each other…and so…they embellished… a little. And then they met at a coffee shop. This is the play about meeting that special someone you haven’t quite told the whole truth to.  A nice two-hander, one act festival play for stage.

‘Naked’ won best runner up play in the Franklin Players festival of one act plays in April 2012 as well as best actor and best set.

Author: Morley Shulman

Characters: 1M, 1F

Genre: One act Romantic Comedy play

Suitable For: PG 14

Ages of Actors: Late 20’s up

Type: One Act Festival Play

Length: 20 Minutes

Set: Simple – a coffee shop

Read more about playwright Morley Shulman. Other full length comedies by Morley Shulman. Other one act dramas by Morley Shulman.

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Copyright August 2011Morley Shulman and Off The Wall Play Publishers

Like this play?  Have a look at some of our other one act comedies:

A Blind Date – a best selling one act comedy about two misfits who go on a blind date
My Middle Name is ‘Angry’ – a two-hander one act comedy for two women
Stirred, not shaken – an award winning one act black comedy
The Window – a one act play about marriage (and windows)

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

The Gold Locket – a one act drama for stage

The Gold Locket – A One Act Drama for Stage

 

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What would  you do if you found out that your father had had an affair while your late mother was alive? And then you start to unravel even more skeletons in the family closet…

This is a family saga of a dysfunctional family and a portrait of the generation gap that exists in every family.

Winner of “Best Original Script” in 2011 Franklin Festival.

Author: Ana Holmes

Characters: 1M, 7F

Ages of Performers: 2 40′s up, 2 adult, 4 children to young teens

Suitable for: All Ages

Genre: Drama

Length of Play:25-30 minutes

Type: One Act Festival Play

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Copyright Ana Holmes August 2011 Off The Wall Play Publishers

Ad Hoc – A Comedy in Three Acts (with a hint of romance)

 Ad Hoc – A Comedy  in Three Acts (with a hint of romance)

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In this comedy in three acts…..Meet Malcolm – feigning work in an advertising agency when he is, in fact, writing a play, also set in an ad agency, in which the characters are becoming more real to him than his own life. He can think of nothing else, not even his partner Charley, who’d give anything if Malcolm knew the color of her eyes. Instead, she spends her days getting him out of trouble whilst he works on his masterpiece. When Malcolm loses his job, and moves to another agency, he finds that the characters in his play are a little more real than even he thought possible in this comedy in three acts…

Read more about author Morley Shulman

Other comedies by Morley Shulman

Author: Morley Shulman

Characters: 9M, 3F

Genre: Romantic Comedy in three acts

Length:  2-2.5 hours

Level of Difficulty: 8/10 (making characters believable as it is a play within a play)

Suitable for: All ages

Ages of Performers: Mid twenties up to late Forties

Set: Typical ad agency office with a desk and papers, a computer and an office door

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Copyright August 2011 Off The Wall Play Publishers