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Better safe than sorry – ten minute comedy for 3 actors

ten minute comedy for three actors

BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY – TEN MINUTE COMEDY FOR 3 ACTORS

Jack still thinks he’s dating Lorrie. Lorrie thinks he isn’t as she clearly dumped him last week. So when Jack pitches up at her house with candy (which she hates to be honest) it couldn’t have come at a more inconvenient moment. The truth is that she’s getting ready for her hot date with Melvin, the local hottie in this ten minute comedy for three actors.

Jack decides to let both Lorrie and Melvin know, once and for all, that she’s his girl. He answers the door with all the bravado in the world and then make a quick about turn as he realizes Melvin is the biggest man he has ever met. It’s clear he won’t be able to fight him for her. So he comes up with a new tactic. A deadly disease. Genetic – and Lorrie is a sufferer.

But will Melvin buy this crock of cow poo?

Read about author George Freek.
Other comedies – Don’t Bank on it by George.

Author: George Freek

Type: Ten minute play script, one act plays

Genre: Ten minute comedy for 3 actors

Cast: 2M 1F

Ages of the actors: Adult

Suitable for: All ages to watch and perform

Length: Ten minutes

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – character driven and situational comedy

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Copyright © April 2018 George Freek and Off the Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Other Ten minute comedies for you to enjoy:

Matter Matters – comedy set on a biplane
Sticky – farcical comedy about a cheating husband
Mother – a comedy about being politically incorrect

The chase – one act period romantic comedy

THE CHASE – ONE ACT PERIOD ROMANTIC COMEDY

one acy period romantic comedy

How does a bit of gossip sound? Meet Barry. Barry sees Carrie, spills wine on her and is immediately struck by Cupid’s arrow. Barry proceeds to have Sally, his assistant, deliver a message to Carrie, with a date proposition. Carrie is only convinced by her assistant, Larry, who charmingly seconds Sally’s notion that Carrie has nothing to lose from a night of free dinner and wine, with Barry in this one act period romantic comedy. Carrie agrees to the date. But Carrie has Harry (he does business in America) and let us not forget Hallie, also thrown into the mix for some odd reason. Hallie is a wedding planner, she may or may not be vital to this comedy and she’s an American (interestingly enough). Barry, Carrie, Sally, Larry, Harry and Hallie are all pleased to be a part of London’s finest and The Chase. They bring the ‘50’s to life in a case of the best and worst of times!

First comes love, but just before marriage, here comes dear arrogant, toe-raggedy, uncivilised, clumsy Barry in a weird yet charming carriage!

Author: Nikita Sowan

Genre: One act Period romantic comedy

Type: One act stage play/short screenplay

Cast: Mains 2M 2F. Total cast: 6 3M 3F and a barista.

Ages of the actors: Approximately their 30’s

Length:  Twenty minutes

Suitable for: All ages

Suitable for be performed by: Teens up

Set: This play has been adapted from a screenplay and can be produced as a screenplay, or as a stage play.  There are short scene changes which would make a black box stage better than a constructed set for this one act period comedy script. 

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – easy dialogue but quick scene changes

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Cost is $5.50 for this new digital play script

Contact Off the Wall Plays with any queries about The Chase

Copyright © March 2017 Nikita Sowan and Off the Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Other period comedies for you to enjoy:

Sarah wants the moon – one act comedy set in Paris
Cuckold – saucy period piece
Agatha the Ugly – period comedy-drama set in the war

But I’m French – one act romantic comedy plays

one act comedy plays

BUT I’M FRENCH – ONE ACT ROMANTIC COMEDY PLAYS

Charles is convinced that he’s actually French – to the extent that he speaks in a French accent, and talks garbled ‘French’ to total strangers that he meets. This annoys his girlfriend, Penelope to no end. When he befriends two confused French girls and talks to them in ‘French,’ Penelope is embarrassed and begs him to stop. But Charles won’t be deterred and thinks he knows a way to convince Penny that he is in fact French.

‘But I’m French’ is the 2009 winner of the Little Fish Theater’s – Pick of the Vine Play Contest. San Pedro, California. It was also selected for Lee Street Theatre’s SIX IN THE CITY 10 Minute Original Play Festival 2009 Salisbury N.C. It  won first place in the 2007 Porter Fleming Writing Competition sponsored by the Greater Augusta (GA) Arts Council and was selected for Barestage Theatre’s “Six 15s @ Eight” New Plays Festival 2005.

Further Production History

Parish Episcopal School. Texas, USA – 2016
South Albany High School Theater Arts, Oregon, USA – 2016
Infinite Imagination, Alberta, Canada – 2017

Read more about playwright Terry Roueche.

Author: Terry Roueche

Genre: One act romantic comedy plays

Type: One act play, two hander play

Length: Ten to Fifteen minutes

Number of Actors: Two, 1M, 1F

Ages of the actors: 20’s – 30’s.

Set: It can be set anywhere as it is a conversation.

Level of Difficulty: 6/10 – a fun, easy place that will be enjoyed by the audience and actors alike.

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Cost is $10.50 for this multi award winning digital play script

Contact Off The Wall Plays with any queries about But I’m French

Like this play? try our other Romantic Comedies:

A Blind Date – a short one act romantic comedy
Aldous Remembers – a play about bringing the romance back into a marriage
Guy meets girls – a comedic monologue
Arcanum – a one act comedy about friends and love