Medium length one act plays between 25 and 45 minutes long. If you are searching for a play that is closer to an hour long, please have a look at our hour long plays.

A Castle:Broken Apart drama for a cast of 3

A Cut Above the Rest – Farce in one act

A Less Expendable Husband – one act comedy for three women

A Love, never forgotten – comedy – drama for mature actors set in a retirement home

A Manger Carol – a Nativity Play for kids and teens

A Man’s home – one act American drama

A major for Dixie comedy about running for mayor

A NOT so dark and stormy night!  A (Okay, we actually know who did it) Whodunit Melodramatic Comedy

A Payment Unkind – one act about sexual exploitation in the entertainment industry

A Puzzle for two – a philosophical play

A Tale of Two Balconies – modern Romeo and Juliet meet the old versions in this comedy

Agatha the ugly – period drama about friendship

Alan Grimaldi and the 183 – a comedy about finding that you’re dead. 

Alien research – funny play for primary school children

Antigone – Greek Tragedy script

Apparitions – Ghostly drama in one act about a fateful accident

Ascorbic Acid Freak – dark comedy about HIV in the 1980’s

Awaiting patients – comedy for high school festivals

Boy-1 – science fiction play for teens

Breakdown Point – a Very Psychic Comedy

Buckingham’s Palace – a comedy about friends and family for a mostly senior cast

Call me Stan – a dark comedy about the ‘not so ideal’ boyfriend

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

Chicken salad – drama for two women

Choice – hard hitting British drama scripts

Crawl to be Kind – A comedy about a Missing Spider

Crossword – British award winning play about murder

Cyborg with Rosie – a robotic sci fi comedy

Death of a Gerbil – award winning one act comedy about waking up to find you’re dead, really.

Dinner at Dario’s – romantic gay comedies

Don’t Bank on it – one act comedy for 5 actors

Don’t think she won’t – a comedy about getting your old boyfriend in to do your husband’s life insurance policy.

Extra Lessons – a high school one act comedy where the boy kisses the teacher

Exquisite Anxieties – Seven Slivers of Suspense – A Collection of Bone Chilling Short Scripts – Scripts vary from 10-30 minutes

Faith – an abused woman’s story in one act

Final Conversations – award nominated short drama about the last morning a son spends on earth

First to see the lights go on -drama about postnatal depression

Foreign gifts – powerful play for teens/young people about communism and capitalism

Frida and Diego – play about Frida Kahlo

Friends and Family – teen drama script

Friends Like Us – a Halloween play about an Ouija Board

Getting this close – teen romantic comedy for high school

Goddle – sci-fi comedy scripts

Goon today -Funny fairy tale script for older teens and adults

Happy Wife – a drama about newlywed infidelity

How we saved our homeroom teacher – children’s play about their teacher being kidnapped by an evil wizard

In the Rubble of Paradise – World War 2 Cabaret Musical

Irish Jack – drama comedy about marrying outside your culture

Is this seat taken? Award winning British one act comedy drama

It’s a Small World! Literally – children’s comedy about a microscopic world, a meteor and fighting the bad guys

Ivy – children’s play about finding a way home to your family

Jinxed – insane one act comedy script

Joined at the hip – South African comedy scripts

Jump – one act drama about teen suicide

Jumping the league – comedy about a priest who doesn’t want to be

Lady T – one act drama for high school and drama college

Le Shaggy dog – award winning comedy set in wartime France

Lonely heart – one act comedy about a scam

Love is a stranger – British one act about forbidden love

Lovely, dark and deep – one act sci fi drama about a man’s journey to another world

Lovely to look at – comedy about community theatre

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

Madrababes – fun filled one act musicals

Mirror – play for younger teens

Molly and the magic phone – musical for children

North Fork – when two brothers love the same girl – it causes a rift in the family that may never heal

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

On The Rebound – Drama romance for the over sixties. Because you’re never too old to fall in love

No Year’s Eve – comedy about the world ending on New Year’s Eve

Nothing personal, just business – funny one act script

Now boarding – one act comedy for 3 women on a plane

On Golden Wings – play about composer Guiseppe Verdi

Once Upon a Term – play for children age 5 to 12

Over my dead Body – award winning funny ghost story about 2 ghosts who won’t be evicted

Prelude to Macbeth – award winning modern Shakespeare play

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

Road toll – one act drama for 4 actors

Sarah wants the moon – one act period comedy scripts

Save Our Souls – Short Comedy (Suitable for kids and teens) set on board a ship

Say What? Hilarious Adult Comedy about Dating

Six Accusers – Christian one act plays

Six days till Sunday – one act play for teens and amdram

Someone to remember – a one act teen drama

Squawk – thirty minute comedy about a recurring dream. Or is it an avian nightmare?

Starline 117 – a man is found waiting at the airport for a flight that will never come…

Stirred, not Shaken…. farce in one act with the usual dead body

Stumped – a British comedy about cricket

The 27 Club – one act drama for three women

The Actors – a comedy about the afterlife

The Appointment with God – a one act family drama

The Best Policy –
when your spouse dies and you think he’s been having an affair

The Box – one act drama script

The Death of Donald Trump – Contemporary American one act drama

The Fourth Wall – teen one act adventure comedy

The Girl in the Lavender Glasses – children’s play about being different and magical!

The Gold Locket – family saga about a mysterious romance in the past…

The Henderson Hall Horror – one act horror script

The Last Evening on Earth – a Dystopian Drama Script

The Last Voyage of the Albatross – ghost story about an ill fated ship based on a story by Edgar Allen Poe

The Pendragon Sacrifice – award winning play about Merlin and King Arthur

The Pied Piper of Hawaii (Trouble in the wild west)

The Play’s the thing – one act about an (almost) perfect murder

The Poetry Machine – a play for children

The Smith Mountain Hunting Club – when the new guy in your hunting club is not what he seems

The Tell Tale Teacher – Award winning children’s adventure comedy play

The things that happen in New York – drama about a young couple losing their apartment

The three unwise men – spoof nativity play

The Wrong side of the Road – teen drama about a fatal accident

Things that go by the Board – Comedy about Home Owner Associations

Thirty Deep – American one act comedy about a taxidermist and an unusual request

This Seat’s Taken – one act romantic comedy about OCD

Three’s a crowd – drama about a love triangle between a girl and two gay guys

Treasured Planet – children’s play about saving the ocean

Uncovered – romantic drama script for 1M 1F

Ursula – fairytale about a princess who escapes her imprisonment in a castle by turning into a bear

Used hearts – romantic drama script

Villains incorporated – award winning Teen one act

Virtual Frenemies – a funny one act about online gaming rivalry

Who Killed Santa? Film Noir Comedy Spoof

You Do Love Me, Don’t You – a Scary Psycho Thriller in One Act

Zombies in the Staffroom – detention has never been so fun. Or so deadly…

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