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Temp work – ten minute comedy about a sleAzy boss

ten minute comedy about a sleazy boss

TEMP WORK – TEN MINUTE COMEDY ABOUT A SLEAZY BOSS

It’s not easy waking up to make another man’s dreams come true. For Emily she has the optimism that comes with youth so she’s trying to make the best of the job. Beverly has been at it long enough that she’s started dying slowly every minute and Alicia has been there the longest so she knows that to get through the day’s work involves a fair amount of lying in this ten minute comedy about a sleazy boss.

The women have an uphill battle and making nice with Glavin is exactly what they should not be doing. In Temp Work everyone is losing the rat race and it seems no one cares to really compete.

Author: Vin Morreale

Type: Ten minute plays scripts

Genre: Comedy about a sleazy boss

Cast: 1M, 3F

Ages of the actors: Adult

Suitable for: All ages to watch, adults to perform

Length: Ten minutes

Set: An office space. Simple, functional and mind-numbingly drab. UpStage Center is a simple six-foot plastic table, more reminiscent of a school cafeteria than an office. Two plastic molded chairs are pushed up to it.

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – Acting and reacting to the actor making dirty nuances out of seemingly innocent sentences.

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Copyright © March 2019 Vin Morreale and Off The Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Others like it:

You wanted to see me? Comedy sketch about being late for work
Hang Ups – funny musical about the not so typical office
Lonely birds and shadow figures – psycho thriller script about an office worker who goes missing

Seize the Crown – a comedy about community theatre

comedy about community theatre

SEIZE THE CROWN – A COMEDY ABOUT COMMUNITY THEATRE

Had the local Theatre Group spent as much time rehearsing (in this comedy about community theatre) as they did:

    • Arguing about their last performance
    • What their next play should be
    • If their director, Joyce, is living in luxury
    • Discussing Ted (the resident clown) and why he’s even in the Group
    • Taking way too may breaks
    • Fawning over their newest member (Rita’s) experience and training
    • Discussing Rita’s dad who’s in jail
    • Contemplating bowel movements
    • Mocking the name of the new play they’d be performing
    • Quarrelling over the stage directions involving a love scene
    • Gossiping over Tim’s operation on his, uh, member
    • Arguing over who won’t be playing the gay character and
    • Considering a change in leadership

    ……they would have had the time to really pay attention to Game of Thrones and they would have seen Rita coming (figuratively). And for that matter, they would have seen her brother Colin, coming too (literally). Tourettes or not Colin had a point to make and in a game like this, he had to make it.

    You want a dramatic exit? You’ve got one!

    Author: Toby Hill

    Type: Two-act comedy play

    Genre: Comedy about community theatre

    Cast: Ensemble cast 7F, 6M

    Ages of the actors: Various. All adult. From 19 – 60 years of age

    Suitable for: Adults only to perform and watch

    Length: Sixty minutes

    Set: A rehearsal room, actually an empty restaurant with chairs arranged around tables. The Theatre Group have collected a dozen chairs together to form a meeting point.

    Level of difficulty: 7/10 – it is a comedy but there is a buildup of tension toward the end of the play that needs to be conveyed across

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    Copyright © March 2019 Greg Condlyffe and Off The Wall Play Publishers

    Like this play? Other British full length comedies for you to peruse:

    A Queen and three slaves. British farce with Cleopatra, Julius Caesar and three very Essex slaves
    Holiday Island – British comedy about typical holidaymakers
    Leak in the en suite – British sex farce

Calpurnia’s Misfortune – ten minute quirky comedy

ten minute quirky comedy

CALPURNIA’S MISFORTUNE – TEN MINUTE QUIRKY COMEDY

Calpurnia is first and foremost married to Oliver. All the other stuff comes second. All she asks is that he is home for dinner. On time. Tonight she has prepared a lovely lasagna. And he’s late….! It’s true that she married him for his money, but in her way, she loves the routine and predictability of him coming home. Half a bottle of wine later and she’s very worried in this ten minute quirky comedy.

Oliver is attracted to his wife. Especially when she’s cross with him for being late. He’d love to be home with her right now, and not being muscled by five burly suspicious looking guys into the trunk of a car and being dragged into an opium den run by his former room mate. But there he is. And he knows why….

A quirky comedy with a smattering of romance. Because even opium dealers need a little love in their lives!

Author: Nina Berggren

Type: One act play, ten minute play

Genre:  Ten minute quirky comedy

Cast: 2M, 1F, 5 bodyguards (non speaking)

Ages of the actors: Adult

Suitable for: Teens up to perform and watch

Length: Ten minutes

Set: The stage is divided in two. On stage right is a kitchen and a kitchen table.  On stage left is a warehouse and makeshift opium den.

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – the humor lies in the same story from two different aspects told in two different ways. 

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Copyright © February 2019 Nina Berggren and Off The Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Other quirky plays you may enjoy:

Thirds – suburban satire about literally dividing the house you inherit
The Cindy Variations – a coming of age comedy
Cheeky. A comedy about a bottom

Aladdin The Pantomime – British panto script

Aladdin the pantomime

ALADDIN THE PANTOMIME

In Aladdin the pantomime, Abanazer, the wicked one seeks an infamous lamp hidden in a land far far away. Rumour has it that the lamp contains a powerful Genie who can help him rule the world. But he has no idea how to find it. Undeterred, he rings up the Slave of the Ring Hotline for help. The bimbo on the helpdesk checks her computer and informs him that yes, such a cave exists and no, he cannot enter it himself. There is only one in the whole world who can do it. His name? Aladdin. Location? Peking, China. China? That’s a bit far!

So Abanazer sets out on a journey. Aladdin, on the other side of the world is currently running for his life because he set eyes on the beautiful princess. Naturally this means he must die. But since he has no immediate plans to do this, running away seems to be the best option. Other than marrying the Princess of course. But that sort of thing doesn’t happen to young men whose mother, the Widow Twankey (currently unattached, available and let’s face it, slightly manly) owns the local laundromat. Nope. He’d have to come into a large fortune to do that.

Which is exactly what Abanazer promises him to get him to go to the cave. However, once they’re in the cave it all goes wrong. Aladdin finds the treasure and wants to send that up first, but wicked Abanazer only wants the lamp and seals Aladdin inside the cave in a rage. Leaving him with the lamp and a massive amount of treasure. The rest? Well, why don’t you have a little read and find out!

Read other pantomimes – Cinderella by British playwright Mick Gaunt

Author: Mick Gaunt

Type: Two-act play

Genre: Aladdin the Pantomime, comedy, musical

Length: 80 – 90 minutes plus songs

Cast: 21 including chorus. Gender can vary so is not stipulated.

Ages of the actors: Older children and up

Suitable for: All ages to watch and perform

Set: Various – Front cloth is various locations including Abanazer’s Den, Peking city, mountains, marketplace, Twankey’s laundry, treasure cave, Aladdin’s palace, a distant place.

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – characterizations – the Dame (Widow Twankey) is lovely and over the top.

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Copyright © February 2019 Mick Gaunt and Off The Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Other pantomimes you may enjoy:

Aladdin, the comedy/pantomime
Snow white and the seven ugly sisters
Puss in boots (in the Wild West) – the pantomime

Jake Revolver, Freelance Secret Agent – Radio Noir play

radio noir play

radio noir play

JAKE REVOLVER, FREELANCE SECRET AGENT- RADIO NOIR PLAY

In this radio noir play, private detective Jake Revolver fights against conspiracy, double cross and self-reference to uncover the killer of his own narrator. Meant to be performed as the premiere episode of a nineteen-forties live radio broadcast, complete with foley artistry and on-stage stand-up microphones, Jake Revolver, Freelance Secret Agent is a parody packed with puns, play on words, oodles of self-referential absurdity (and Beatles references?) In the tradition of Firesign Theater, Jake Revolver, Freelance Secret Agent combines slapstick, screwball humor, commercial spoofs and a murder mystery for a stylish and ridiculous tour de force comedy.

PRODUCTION HISTORY

Milwaukee Entertainment Group, Milwaukee, WI – June, 2015
Wolf Pack Theatre Company, DC Metro – July, 2015
The Village Playhouse, West Allis, WI – August, 2016
Upstart Crows, Madison, WI – July/August, 2016
Artesia Community Theatre, Artesia, NM – August, 2016
Lancaster Community Players, Lancaster, WI – October, 2016

Jake Revolver, Freelance Secret Agent was a finalist in the Rover Dramawerks Comedy Play Contest and received its world premiere production in Milwaukee, WI produced by Milwaukee Entertainment Group, June, 2015. This hilarious noir parody has delighted audiences in Wisconsin, Massachusetts, New Mexico and Washington, D.C.  

“Beyond the superficial silliness there’s a deeply playful exploration of dichotomy and duality. The show tumbles through a narrative that plays with the fourth wall in a weird existential funhouse, dizzyingly drenched in a semi-automatic barrage of humor.”     -Russ Bickerstaff, Shepherd Express Shepherd Express Review of Jake Revolver, Freelance Secret Agent

Author: Matthew Konkel

Type: Full length one act play

Genre: Radio noir play

Length: 90 minutes

Cast: 5M, 3F. There are actually 12 characters, but some should/could be played by the same actors.

Ages of the actors: Teens up

Suitable for: All ages

Set: Radio play with cast on stage with microphones and people doing sound effects

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – radio plays are an interesting and fun genre for the cast and audience. The whole thing could be done without seeing it, or the cast could perform the play in front of the audience with the people making the sound effects visible which is also very enjoyable.

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Copyright © February 2019 Matthew Konkel and Off The Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? other radio plays and film noir plays for you to enjoy:

Honesty – British drama – a radio play
Cancelled – a 1940’s farce set in a radio station whilst the cast are broadcasting
Crooked hand – funny film noir script

Blind Date – ten minute comedy for two actors

one act comedy for two actors

BLIND DATE – ONE ACT COMEDY FOR TWO ACTORS

In one hysterical act, a man and woman each get ready for a date with one another, while contemplating the night ahead. Both divorced, Stanley Kramer (a doctor) and Alice Adler (who works in medical research) have been set up on a blind date by their friends and it’s hardly a boring evening of preparation. We get the perspective of each suitor as they ready themselves for a night of ‘putting on’. ‘Putting on’ the charm and ‘putting on’ the confidence. Basically: Putting on a show. In “Blind Date” it’s all about the potential that comes with meeting someone new and how stressful that really is in this one act comedy for two actors.

If dying alone is the other alternative may the blind dates keep on coming!

Author: Tanis Galik

Genre: Comedy

Type: One act comedy for two actors

Cast: 1M 1F

Ages of the actors: Not stipulated. Both are divorced, so one assumes thirties up.

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

Length: Twenty minutes

Set: The stage is divided into two bedrooms—-one feminine, one masculine. The rooms are separated by an imaginary wall which includes a full-length mirror (empty of glass) that both characters use simultaneously. The lady’s boudoir has a dressing table with a large mirror (empty of glass) that has its back to the audience so they can watch the woman while she primps. There is a smaller, freestanding make-up mirror on the tabletop. The man’s room contains a dresser and a sink with similar mirrors. Both rooms, with articles of clothing tossed about and unmade beds, look like a flurry of activity has just occurred.

Level of difficulty: 7/10 both characters have to appear to be alone but bounce lines off the other at the same time.

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Copyright © February 2019 Tanis Galik and Off the Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Other Blind date plays:

Waiting – ten minute romantic comedy about a blind date
Naked – one act play about internet dating profiles and that inevitable blind date that follows all the lies…
Barfly – a blind date in a bar goes wrong, and then right

Slim FAT commercial – skit about weight loss fads

skit about weight loss fads

SLIM FAT COMMERCIAL – SKIT ABOUT WEIGHT LOSS FADS

This short skit about weight loss fads pokes fun at the weight loss fads and the gimmicks people use as well as the advertisements that promote them. From a thin guy wearing enormous pants to the man in a bikini because “All weight loss adverts have someone in a bikini!” to the referee who appears to break up a fight between the two guys, it’s all fun from beginning to end.

Please note: The full skit is 1.5 pages long – about 2 minutes.

Other skits by Lois and Kelly Corcoran – So Easy, a Caveman can do it – short skit about inventing the wheel

Author: Lois and Kelly Corcoran

Type: Short skit about weight loss fads

Genre: Comedy, skit, sketch

Cast: 4M or 3M and 1F

Ages of the actors: From older kids to adults

Suitable for: All ages

Length: Two minutes (1.5 pages)

Set: Black box set

Level of difficulty: 5/10 – short , fun easy skit

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Copyright © February 2019 Lois and Kelly Corcoran and Off the Wall Play Publishers

Like this skit? Other fun skits, one act plays and plays about weight loss:

Shapeless – full length satire about body size
Lemonade Gurus – short comedy about two failed clowns trying to run a lemonade stand
Hell Froze over – comedy sketch about sports taken a little too far

Barfly – ten minute romantic comedy script

ten minute romantic comedy

BARFLY – TEN MINUTE ROMANTIC COMEDY SCRIPT

Patrick has invited a girl he met online out for a date to his local bar. Although he’s never seen her, he felt that they clicked online and tonight’s the night they meet in person. So when she doesn’t show up and is now ten minutes late, he gets talking to another girl, who promptly whips him at his favorite arcade game in the pub. But where is Patrick’s mystery date in this ten minute romantic comedy script?

Read other plays by playwright Chris Cartwright – The Best selling, ‘Awaiting Patients’ – a comedy about waiting in the doctor’s room for a patient who never arrives.

Author: Chris Cartwright

Type: Ten minute plays, short one act plays

Genre: Ten minute romantic comedy script

Cast: 2M, 1F

Ages of the actors: Adult – late twenties up

Suitable for: Adults to perform but whole family can watch

Length: Ten minutes

Set: The counter at a bar/pub with bar stools and a bar tender pouring drinks

Level of difficulty: 6/10 – short, fun easy script – character parts

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Copyright © January 2019 Chris Cartwright and Off the Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Other plays about blind dates:

Waiting – a blind date in a library goes wrong. And then right
Static – short monologue by a girl who hates exercise set up with a persona trainer on a blind date
A Blind date – short American comedy about two misfits who try go on a blind date

There was a GREAT BIG MOOSE – Canadian satirical horror script

canadian satirical horror script

THERE WAS A GREAT BIG MOOSE – CANADIAN SATIRICAL HORROR SCRIPT

Like any other city in Ontario, almost nothing out of the ordinary happens in Swords. Heck, nothing unexpected happens in Canada. It’s Canada! The police force has become accustomed to dealing with random animals stuck in the air vents around the metropolis, every morning is a comfortable coffee run, etc. etc. Just the run of the mill small town agenda. That is until the star hockey player of this 3 530 strong city sees what he believes to be half a moose and half a man in one. On the hockey rink no less. The moose-man itself (himself?) believable or not, is not nearly as problematic as the story he has to tell and the secrets that come with it. Swords is about to expect the unexpected, in this one Canadian satirical horror script.

Just how well do you know your town?

Author:  Garrett Ryan

Type: Full length one act play

Genre: Canadian satirical horror script

Cast: 5M, 3F and two voices

Ages of the actors: Adult and one younger girl.

Suitable for: Adults

Length: 90 minutes

Set: Various locations in the small town of Swords. A coffee shop, police station, outdoors, officer Liam’s living room, the woods.

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – getting the level of satire and horror correct

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Copyright © January 2019 Garrett Ryan and off The Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Others you may enjoy:

Shapeless – Canadian satire about body size and eating disorders
Thirds – a suburban satire about inheriting a house
Nuns – a two act satire about rebellious nuns running riot

The test – comedy about a pregnancy test

comedy about a pregnancy test

THE TEST – COMEDY ABOUT A PREGNANCY TEST

Susan’s late. And not in the ‘late for work’ way. She’s thirty, working hard to be a lawyer and just waiting for that big promotion that’ll make her career fly. Being late is the last thing she needs right now in this comedy about a pregnancy test. Elliot is married to Susan. They’ve been married three years and, to be honest, he’s always wanted a family. Maybe a son he can shoot hoops with. Or a little daughter he can play ‘tea’with.  Today,  they’ve bought home pregnancy test and Susan has peed on the stick. And so they wait…

“The Test” was the winner of the 2016 “An Evening of New Plays Competition” and received a two night reading at the Tobye Studio of the Sugden Community Theatre in Naples, Florida.


Read other plays by playwright Carl Megill – Christmas in Cape Coral – a man finds out he is athe father of a ten year old over Christmas.

Author: Carl Megill

Type: One act play

Genre: Comedy about a pregnancy test

Length: Twenty minutes

Cast: 1M 1F

Ages of the actors: Around thirty

Suitable for: PG 12 – odd references to how she got pregnant

Set: Bedroom. The bed is centered along the back wall. There is a nightstand to the right of the bed and a dressing table along the right wall. The exit to the bathroom is also to the right. There is another nightstand to the left of the bed with a telephone on it. The exit to the rest of the house is also to the left.

Level of difficulty: 6/10 – easy, fun dialogue – building up her stress levels whilst he jokes around

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Copyright © January 2019 Carl Megill and Off the Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Other plays of a similar nature:

My child: drama. A teenager finds out she is pregnant
Doctor Duplicate -short medical skit
Love Norman: Drama. A man is about to take his own life when his illegitimate son knocks on the door

Dick Turpin – From the horse’s mouth. British pantomime script

British pantomime script

DICK TURPIN – FROM THE HORSE’S MOUTH – BRITISH PANTOMIME SCRIPT

The name’s Dick. Dick Turpin. Dick’s a thief and he’s both terrible and great at it. His skills are difficult to judge because while Dick and his team of bandits have actually stolen some worthwhile items before, unfortunately (and this is a big ‘unfortunately’) some valuable property has been taken from him, too. In ‘’Dick Turpin – from the Horse’s Mouth’’ some may call it karma but in 1737 it is just sad. Now, it’s almost Christmas and with no loot and no prospects of looting, Dick decides to go straight and get a crime-free job, so he can get some money in to buy his mother a present. With what he’s put the Dame through, the poor guy has little choice in this British pantomime script.

Things take a turn in this two act comedy when, after scandalously getting involved with the Sheriff’s daughter, Ruby, she is kidnapped by a rival Highwayman, Lady, in front of Dick’s eyes! To get her back he must do what he never, in his lifetime, thought he would; get help from the law.

The adventures of a young buck, his fellow crooks, his mamma, his broad and the wild ride he goes on, on a stolen horse.

Author: Jenny Gilbert

Type: Two-act play

Genre: Pantomime, Comedy

Cast: 17M, 6F and smaller parts played by either sex. As in all pantomimes, a lot of gender swapping can occur within roles.

Ages of the actors: Older children to adult

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

Length: 90 minutes plus songs

Set: The forest, the village green and near to it, ye olde police station, ye olde job centre, blacksmith’s forge

Level of difficulty: 7/10 Crowd control and scene changes

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Copyright © January 2019 Jenny Gilbert and Off The Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Other pantomimes you will enjoy:

Puss in Boots! In the Wild West
The Wizard of Odd – pantomime Wizard of Oz
Snow White and the Seven Dwarves – British classic panto script

Waiting… Ten Minute Short Romantic Play

SHORT ROMANTIC PLAY

WAITING… TEN MINUTE SHORT ROMANTIC PLAY

He’s going on a blind date. To the library of all places? She’s told him very little about herself, just that she’s interested in art, books, museums, and classical music. He has no idea what she looks like at all. So when he tentatively approaches a woman reading and mentions that he is on a blind date and waiting for someone, they get into a conversation. She helpfully points out that although he thinks he’s good looking, he really could dress better to impress this girl. He replies he just wants a girl without a nose ring he could take home to meet his mother. Various women entering the library are examined to see if they could be the woman he is waiting for. In the end – who does it turn out to be?

Waiting… was chosen for the Northern Arizona Playwriting Showcase September 2017.

Author: Jean Blasiar

Type: Ten minute play, one act

Genre: Romantic comedy

Cast: 1M, 1F

Ages of the actors: Adult young to young middle aged

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

Length: Ten minutes

Set: A desk at the local library

Level of difficulty: 6/10 – lines flow well, easy conversation. Staging and movement.

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Copyright © January 2019 Jean Blasiar and Off The Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Other romantic plays for you to enjoy:

A Blind Date – one act comedy about two misfits trying to go on a blind date
Chatter – one act comedy about a case of mistaken identity
Down by the River – short romantic comedy. With twins!

Four hour Casanova – adult comedy play

 

adult comedy play

FOUR HOUR CASANOVA – ADULT COMEDY PLAY

Ruben has a little awkward problem. (Or, as he’d like to think, a BIG problem) Regardless of size, why is it um, awkward? Well: It’s awkward because Ruben is hard … and he’s hard man in a strange land. London to be exact. In just three acts, he has to deal with the consequences of the most potent Colombian Viagra in the world given to him by the unassuming hotel bellhop, Emilio. In the time that it takes for the er, stuff, to er, wear off, his ex-wife India, the love of his life Elizabeth and a potential new ingénue called Norma Desmond grace him with their presence in this adult comedy play.

Dealing with any sort of affliction (even chemically induced sexual potency) when you’re far from home is even more of a drag and Ruben won’t be headed back to the US anytime soon, with his movie premiering around the world.  In Four-Hour Casanova, a comedy, age catches up to a master of the universe, a sour memory rears its unnecessary head, a harsh truth is realised and one last chance is up for grabs.

Not even a cold shower can do him justice!

Other comedies by Tony Broadwick Killers with benefits – funny crime script

Author: Tony Broadwick

Type: Three act comedy play

Genre: Adult comedy play

Cast: 4F 2M

Ages of the actors: Main character in his fifties to sixties. Other characters younger than him.

Suitable for: Adults only (S)

Length:  Two to two and a half hours

Set: The living-room area of a penthouse suite in a five-star hotel in the Strand area – the theatre district in London.

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – comic timing

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Copyright © January 2019 Tony Broadwick and Off the Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Others like it:

take my wife, please? Funny sex farce about how not to get a quick divorce
Strip me to the bone – one act sex comedy
V for what? adult comedy in one act

When Santa got caught – skit for the holidays

skit for the holidays

WHEN SANTA GOT CAUGHT – SKIT FOR THE HOLIDAYS

When Santa is caught red-handed breaking into someone’s house, the police are called and he is arrested. Poor Santa! His life is going down the toilet. He has developed a gluten intolerance, so all the cookies left out for him can’t be touched, leaving him starving. Even his own wife, the lovely Mrs Claus wants to send him down the river. So much so, that Santa decides once and for all to give up the red suit. Perhaps to swap it for an orange one in this skit for the holidays….

Read other skits by Josie Wert – No-Thanks-Giving – family Thanksgiving skit.

Author: Josie Wert

Genre: Comedy, skit for the holidays

Type: One act, short play, skit, sketch

Cast: Cast of 6: 2M, 2F, 2N

Ages of the actors: Any – can be performed by kids up to adults

Length: Three to four minutes (two pages in total)

Suitable for: All ages to watch and perform

Set: The living room with a Christmas tree

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – fun skit especially for teens

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

Like this play? other skits for the holidays:

Cupid’s Bad day – skit for Valentine’s day
A Christmas Carol – very short skit on the famous play
Call of the Riled – Thanksgiving skit

On how to Accommodate Marlo’s Frying Pan – one act for a cast of 5

one act for a cast of 5

ON HOW TO ACCOMMODATE MARLO’S FRYING PAN – ONE ACT FOR A CAST OF 5.

Marlo has a problem with her frying pan. She can’t get rid of it. Worse, she never knows what to do with it or why she has it or how she even got it. Every day, it’s the same old, same old, and she feels like everyone else makes fun of her for it—her so-called friends—with all their ideas that also never work out. They have their issues, too! In fact, everyone has something they have to deal with on a daily basis. And in Marlo’s case, it’s a frying pan in this one act for a cast of 5.

Poor Marlo. She’s frustrated. She’s mad. And she can’t tell anymore if she needs to find out the How or the Why.  All she can come up with is a lot of Maybes. Of course, maybe it’s never been about Why she is where she is, but about What she is while she’s there. (Right? Maybe). Sigh. Then again, maybe what matters is simply knowing that there’s safety in numbers—even if, and maybe especially if, those numbers are all…odd.

Read about award winning writer T.K. Lee.

Author: T.K. Lee

Type: One act play

Genre: Comedy

Cast: One act for a cast of 5 characters,  Marlo and Seeda (F) and Riddy Pop, Boon and John (M)

Ages of the actors: Any age

Suitable for: All ages to watch and teens up to perform.

Length: Forty minutes

Set: A room.  Though other things may be added for effect or staging, at director discretion, please make sure the following items are present on stage, at the beginning, as they’re referenced directly by the characters:
A hat rack
A trunk large enough to fit BOON
A potted plastic plant with coffee grounds
A large box, raised, (they all stand on it) – though it could be done with lighting

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – this play has a philosophical off the wall feel. Getting the feeling of the play right is important.

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Like this play? Other plays with a similar feel:

A Puzzle for Two – a philosophical play
The Condition – one day in the loony bin
Taken to tusk – an off the wall comedy about believing in your elephant self