Ten Minute Plays

ten minute plays


Ten minute plays are growing in popularity and are great for short play festivals, as well as comedy and drama evenings and dinner theatre. They require minimal set and usually focus on characterization as well as witty lines to deliver their message.


A Famed Life – ten minute comedy about a personal servant leaving her very needy boss who cannot cope without her!

A House of Dolls – script about a crazy man obsessed family

A Smart Alec and Two Idiots walk into a Closet – short one act comedy script

Barfly – ten minute romantic comedy about a blind date

Benny and Boris – ten minute poignant comedy for two mature actors

Better safe than sorry – ten minute comedy script

Calpurnia’s Misfortune – Ten minute Quirky Comedy

Cheeky – short one act comedy about a butt that’s damn cheeky

Cuckold – ten minute period play

Down by the River – romantic comedy script

ESPN, B.C. – teen action comedy script

Frederick J. Prescott – one act funeral home comedy

God’s visit – funny script about when you say ‘Oh God,’ and she appears!

Gray Matters – funny monologue about the guy who runs your brain

Hell Froze over – comedy script about sports taken a BIT too far

Holiday shorts – collection of short plays for the holidays

Hossback – a satire with cowboys in the old west

Insurance on the line – ten minute comedy plays

Lemonade Gurus – comedy about two down and out clowns setting up a lemonade stand

Life of a Salesman – funny play for a cast of 5

Matter Matters – ten minute comedy for two actors

More Pasta – ten minute comedy about veganism

Mother – a comedy about being politically (in)correct

Odin and Christ – short comedy for the non religious

Out on a date – short romantic comedy

Ratboy – failed superhero comedy script

Read about it – comedy when two middle aged widowed people meet at the bus stop

Road Rage – a tongue in cheek short comedy

She’s a Pill – ten minute dark comedy about a thirteen year old who tries to kill her mom’s boyfriend

Sticky – short farcical comedy about a cheating husband

Street Theatre – short comedy for three actors set in an ordinary diner

Temp Work – ten minute comedy about a sleazy boss

The Audition – 10 minute comedy

The Christmas Ghosts – a children’s play about the three ghosts of Christmas. With a tech savvy approach

The Dane – ten minute comedy script about an audition for Hamlet

The Duel – ten minute knightly comedy for two actors

The End of Class – comedy sci-fi script for teens

The fence – ten minute comedy about relationships

The Intruder – script about two homeless people who outwit a young journalist

The Makeover – comedy about seeing an old flame again

The Mirror – a collection of ten minute plays by an award winning author

The Right Approach – Ten Minute Comedy about a Brothel

The Summoning – audience participation comedy horror

The Wingman – a ten minute comedy script for three actors

Two Cats, no Dogs – award winning ten minute comedy for two actors

Waiting – short romantic comedy about a blind date

 Yoo Hoo, Mister Solomon – ten minute comedy scripts


A Gift – ten minute drama play for two male actors

Believe – ten minute play scripts

Becoming Disappeared – short eerie sci fi script for 2M

Family exercise – a short one act drama

Hikers – one act for 2M. Where a chance encounter on a mountainside can change the course of your life forever

Holiday shorts – collection of short plays for the holidays

Jars – drama about love between two women

Listen – monologue about post traumatic stress disorder

Maya from Madurai – a drama about drugsQuestions – ten minute murderous drama for three actresses

Rhetorical – one act couple drama

Survivors include – one act teen drama about teen suicide

The associate – short drama script about the effects of infidelity in a marriage for two actors

The book of souls – teen drama about bringing loved ones back from the dead

The Bowl of Soup – a play about her. She’s leaving him and he’s eating a bowl of soup. Award winner

The happy Hornbill – play script about spousal abuse

The Investigation – ten minute award winning drama script

The Ship has sailed – ten minute drama about asking her out, way too late

The Witch’s Cackle – one act ghost story for Halloween

Two cousins and a Pizza – Italian American ten minute comedy play

Undressed – monologue about being a stripper

V for What? ten minute adult comedy

Why shoot your husband? Ten minute drama scripts

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