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Town CRISIS! – short comedy sketch about the news

TOWN CRISIS! SHORT COMEDY SKETCH ABOUT THE NEWS

COMEDY SKETCH ABOUT THE NEWS

Hear ye! Hear ye! All the latest news from your faithful town crier. Who’s attacking who, the latest outbreak of plague: All the important stuff, ye know.

Hear ye! Hear ye! Don’t listen to HIS boring news. Why listen to that depressing stuff when you can find out right here just how to lose weight without dieting? AND know your future. And who has the biggest butt in the whole kingdom. Right here. Right now.

Fake news – it’s older than you think in this short comedy sketch about the news.

Read other sketches by Peter Keel – Bad News, Pluto – comedy sketch for ten actors

Author: Peter Keel

Type: Short comedy sketch about the news

Genre: Comedy, skit, sketch, one act

Cast: Cast of 8, 6M, 2F but it is flexible

Ages of the actors: Kids up

Suitable for: All ages to watch and kids up to perform

Length: 8 minutes

Set: At the director’s discretion. Can be a blank stage or even done in front of a curtain during scene changes.

Level of difficulty: 6/10 – short funny sketch with not too many lines to learn

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Cost is $5.50 for this short digital sketch

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Copyright © July 2019 Peter Keel and Off The Wall Play Publishers

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A Cut Above the Rest – one act farce for stage

one act farce

A CUT ABOVE THE REST – ONE ACT FARCE FOR STAGE

In this one act farce for stage, Snake and Harry, con artists, have the steal of a lifetime – the famous Devonport diamonds, owned by the late Amelia Devonport. All they have to do is discover where they are hidden, when they attend her funeral. The only problem is – where the hell are they? And who else is in on the deal?

Read more about playwright Claire Linda Demmer.

Performance History of A Cut Above the Rest

Franklin Players, Roosevelt Park, South Africa – 2011
Center Players – New York,  USA – 2016
Redhill High School, Sandton, South Africa – 2016
National University of Singapore, Singapore – 2016
Avon, CT, USA – 2017
Haven Theatre Company, West Sussex, UK – 2018
Catalina Players Inc, New South Wales, Australia – 2018
Clifton College, Bristol, United Kingdom – 2019

 

Author: Claire Linda Demmer

Characters: 5M, 3F and guests.

Length: Script: 40 minutes length 

Genre: Comedy,  One act Farce

Suitable for: Suitable for all ages

Ages of Actors: 20 and up

Difficulty: 9/10 – farce, timing, crowd control

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Cost $ 10.50 for this best selling digital script

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Copyright July 2011 Off The Wall Play Publishers

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