PLAYS FOR 13 TO 19 ACTORS

PLAYS FOR 13 to 19 ACTORS

plays for 13 to 19 actors

These stage plays for 13 to 19 actors are generally large cast plays in which there are a number of basic roles but also roles that can be doubled up and performed by the same actor. Many of them would be ideal for the classroom as most of the students could become involved in the production.

COMEDY

A country reunion – American comedy about hicks and a bottle o’ moonshine

  • Cast 7F 12M
  • Length 40-50 minutes

A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Shakespearean comedy adapted for high school

  • Cast 13F 5M
  • Length 60-90 minutes

After Ever After – a fairytale musical for schools

  • Up to forty actors
  • 1.25 hours

Aladdin – comedy script for kids and amdram

  • Thirteen to twenty actors
  • Length One Hour

Alice in Football Land – play for older kids and young teens

  • Cast 19-29 1M 2F rest all M/F
  • Length 1.5 hours

Alice in Wonderland – the Pantomime!

  • Large ensemble cast 15-20 players
  • Length 90 minutes

Alien research – funny play for primary school children

  • Up to 40 children but many parts can be doubled
  • Length 25-30 minutes but cutting is allowed

Antibiotic – a hospital comedy script in two acts

  • 15-20 actors
  • Length two hours

Cancelled – an award winning one act farce set in a 1940’s radio studio

  • 9M 2F and 4 non speaking policemen
  • Length 50 minutes

Dick Turpin: From the Horse’s Mouth. British Pantomime!

  • Cast of 17
  • Length 90 minutes plus songs

Dick Whittington – the Pantomime!

  • Cast 13 plus many extras
  • Length 60-90 minutes without and with songs

Dr George’s Magnificent Zeppelin – musical children’s plays

  • 9M 9F
  • Length 2 hours

Enchanted – plays for Junior High – two scouts lost in the forest encounter a magical kingdom

  • Main Characters: 2 – M, 4 – F. Total cast of 15 – 2F and 7N (smaller parts may be doubled)
  • Length 1.5 hours

Grace will lead me home –  Grace’s quest to find a magical cure for her ill mother takes her on a fantastic adventure

  • Cast 19 13M 6F but in many cases M characters can be played by F
  • Length 90 minutes

Holiday Island – comedy drama about a bunch of Brits on holiday in Tenerife

  • Cast 17-20 9M 8-11F
  • Length 2-2.5 hours

In Hyding – award winning chilling version of the classic story, with a feminine twist

  • Main characters 3 – M, 1 – F. Total cast 22, but smaller parts can be played by the same actor. The show has been produced with between 7 and 22 cast members
  • Length 90 minutes

Jack Masterson and the Case of Absurdity – a whodunit comedy

  • Cast 18 12F 6M
  • Length 90 minutes

Jinxed – insane one act comedy script

  • 4M, 7F, 5N
  • Length 35 minutes

Kingdom – children’s musical about a dragon who loses his flame

  • Cast 4M 4F plus extras
  • Length one hour

Let’s get rid of the plump people – Greek satire

  • Cast 18 12M 6F
  • Length 2- 2.5 hours

Mack to the Past – 30 minutes ‘Shakespeare meets Back to the Future’ comedy for teens

  • Cast 11 up – mixed genders
  • Length 30 minutes

Mother Goose, the Pantomime

  • Cast 7 Males, 6 Females, 1 Neutral (plus a few neutral extras). As with all pantos, gender is very fluid
  • Length 75-90 minutes

Myth- Modern Greek Play for Schools

  • Cast 15-33 – large ensemble cast
  • Length 45 minutes

Pirate Appreciation day – comedy script about pirates. Aargh!

  • 8M 3F and 7 smaller parts
  • Length two hours

Plain as Jane – a comedy where Jane Austen is brought to life to help a young writer

  • Cast 6M 6F plus extras
  • Length Two hours

Rag-Na-Rock! Loki, at the local high school, is about to start a war to end all wars and it’s up to the kids and 1 teacher to stop him

  • Cast up to 17
  • Length 25-30 minutes

Robinson Crusoe and the Pirates – PANTOMIME!

  • Cast of 12 plus islanders, pirates and chorus. And a gorilla
  • Length 90 minutes

Ronnie the Fird – period school drama set in the 1960’s

  • Cast 14M 4F
  • Length 2.5 hours

Sassafras Cannon – Civil war black comedy

  • 10-12 M 1-4F
  • Length 90 minutes

Seize the Crown – Comedy about Community Theatre

  • Cast of 13 7F 6M
  • Length Sixty minutes

Snow White and the Seven Ugly Sisters – alternative funny pantomime script

  • Cast of 13 – at least 3M 3F rest N
  • Length 70-80 minutes

Snow White – the pantomime. Traditional British

  • Cast 16
  • Length 2.5 hours

Stand and Deliver!A Pantomime about Dick Turpin, notorious Highwayman

  • Cast of 15
  • Length 40-60 minutes plus songs

The Actors – a comedy about the afterlife

  • Cast 14 but smaller parts can be played by the same actors
  • Length 40 minutes

The Blueberry Balladeer – plays for youth theatre

  • Cast 9-19 actors
  • Length 1.5- hours

The Dragons of Spring – a two-act medieval teen comedy

  • Cast 16-20 12M 5F
  • Length 2 hours

The Dummies Guide to saving the USA – CIA comedy script

  • Length 50-60 minutes
  • Cast minimum 10 up to 16 actors

The Fourth Wall – teen one act adventure comedy

  • Cast 6M 2F 6N
  • Length 30 minutes

The Golden years – comedy script for seniors

  • Cast 8M 9F and 1N
  • Length 20 minutes

The Great Bank Robbery Hostage Crisis two act comedy about a bank robbery gone wrong

  • Cast 6-9M 6F
  • Length 50 minutes

The mystery of the missing meatball – play for younger children

  • 4M 4F 5N
  • Length 5 minutes

The three unwise men – spoof nativity play

  • Cast of 18. 2F, 13M, 3N
  • Length 30 minutes
  • The Pendragon Sacrifice – award winning play about Merlin and King Arthur

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