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plays under ten minutes

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

Contact Off The Wall Plays with any queries about Town Crisis

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

Like this play? Other short skits and sketches you may enjoy:

A Likely Story – five minute comedy filler
No-Thanks-Giving skit
Sunday in the park with Phil – short comedy sketch about true love. In Any form

Aboard Disorder – Short Satire Script about Mental Disorders

one act comedy plays

ABOARD DISORDER – SHORT SATIRE SCRIPT ABOUT MENTAL DISORDERS

Welcome to Aboard Disorder, Flight 13 (It’s not your lucky day!) to the Depths of Gloom. Today we will take you on a journey to Depression, with a short stop over in Anorexia with our final destination being Anxiety. In the event of an emergency, drop nooses will be released from the overhead. You place the noose around your neck thus (demonstrates) and tighten until restricted. Now please fasten your seatbelt, it’s going to be a bumpy ride! A short satire script about neuroses and common mental disorders.

Other plays by Meghan van Lelyveld – Saving Persephone – a comic version of the classic Greek story.

Author: Meghan Van Lelyveld

Type: One act play

Genre: Short Satire Script, Dark Comedy

Cast: Cast of 5, most likely 4F 1M but could be all all female cast

Ages of the actors: Teens up

Suitable for: Teens up to watch and perform

Length: 5-7 minutes long

Set: The inside of a passenger plane

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – getting the humour into this dark piece. A nice short play for drama students

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Cost is $4.00 for this short digital play

Copyright © June 2019 Meghan Van Lelyveld and Off The Wall Play Publishers

Contact Off The Wall Plays with any queries about Aboard Disorder

Like this play? Other satire scripts you may enjoy:

Shapeless – full length play about eating disorders and body size
Thirds – Surburban Satire about fighting over the inheritance
The Chicken or the egg -political satire script

Little Miss Muffet skit

little miss Muffet skit

LITTLE MISS MUFFET SKIT

Once upon a time, little Miss Muffet sat on a tuffet. Hang on, what’s a tuffet? Hmmm …. turns out even the narrator doesn’t know. Moving on: “Eating her curds and whey. ” Hang on! Her order hasn’t even come yet! What kind of diner is this anyway? “Sorry, I’m coming!” yells the waitress as the narrator resigns. And let’s not even mention the problem with the spider in this Little Miss Muffet skit.

Read other skits by Lois Corcoran – Start Wreck – skit on Star Trek

Author: Lois Corcoran

Type: Skit

Genre: Comedy skit or sketch

Length: 1-2 minutes. The skit itself is only a page in length.

Cast: 4-5

Ages of the actors: Children, Kids, teens, adults

Suitable for: All ages

Set: Table & chair, giant spider, bowl, frilly dress for Ms. Muffet, waitress costume

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

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Cost is $4.00 for this new digital skit

Contact Off the Wall Plays with any queries about Little Miss Muffet

Copyright © June 2019 Lois Corcoran and Off The Wall Play Publishers

Like this skit? Other skits you enjoy:

ESPN, silent teen action comedy set in caveman times
Juleo and Romiet – skit on Romeo and Juliet
No-Thanks-Giving! Skit