drama play scripts

Buy your drama play script today – we have a wide variety – from the one act drama that is great for play festivals to full length drama scripts.

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two-act dramas



A Gift – ten minute drama play for two male actors

A Walk in the Park – five minute romantic drama for seniors

A Soldier’s Tale – tragic monologue about being a soldier

After the Pyre – male monologue. When you’re left to pick up the pieces

Becoming Disappeared – short eerie sci fi script for 2M

Believe – a play about believing in Elvis

Believe – ten minute play script about precognition

Bench Buddies – play script for four mature actors

Blanket – a female monologue about loss and betrayal

Bride and Seek – short female monologue about a fateful wedding day

Chauffeur Driven – Short British drama about a spoiled teenage boy

Cold War – American one act drama about the war on fraud by ordinary people

Dark Matters – a play about the demons of Depression and Mental Health

Dinner Date – A short psycho thriller

Empathy – a series of monologues celebrating women’s voices

Exquisite Anxieties – Seven Slivers of Suspense – A Collection of Bone Chilling Scripts

Family Exercise – a short one act drama in free verse

Jars – drama about love between two women

Jason and Ali – play about dating a high school girl with a bad reputation

Lady Killers – three monologues by women who kill or have killed

Listen – monologue about post traumatic stress disorder

Holiday shorts – collection of short plays for the holidays

Letters of Love – romantic couple drama – one gets sent to war and these are the letters they write

Maya from Madurai – a drama about drugs

My Child – a short drama about a baby both wanted and unwanted

Nativity – News of Jesus – short nativity play

On Holiday – a Play about Blame and Covid

Parkside – Short Gay drama for two actors

Party – a play that celebrates life and death

Pillow Talk – a dramatic monologue/duologue for 1/2F about abuse and murder

Pulling off petals -a short drama about waiting for a lost love

Questions – one act drama for 3 women

Rhetorical – one act couple drama

Sketches – a collection of comedy and drama sketches for teens

Stone Cold Sober – monologue by a child of an alcoholic

Stuffed Panda – monologue for 1F about alcoholism

Sunset on the Potomac – a contemporary tragedy showing the lives of closely interconnected people in an apartment building

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 Big Solar Storm – children’s play about the solar system

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 winning play.

The Chair – a short one act drama about an unexpected heirloom

The Eater of Dreams – when your dreams become your reality and your ultimate nightmare

The happy Hornbill – play script about spousal abuse

The Investigation – award winning short drama script

The Read Through – Ten Minute Ghostly Horror 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

Unbelievable – a play about having the gift of precognition

Undressed – monologue about being a stripper

Why shoot your husband? Ten minute drama scripts

Yasmina, Cloris and Gordafarid – three monologues by women in wars


A Clean Break – science fiction script for teens

Anna, alone – one act drama about a girl dealing with multiple personality disorder

Beauty and the Prince – an alternative retelling of Beauty and the Beast

Behind the nets – one act 1930’s period drama script

Berenice – stage play adaptation of an Edgar Allan Poe Story


Bertie – one act thriller for a cast of 3

Blind Date. A play about dating – Blindfolded!

Christmas in the country – American period romantic drama

Dislocations – drama about an African American man lost in the wrong place at the wrong time

Dreidel – Jewish children’s plays

Exquisite Anxieties – Seven Slivers of Suspense – A Collection of Bone Chilling Scripts

Eye to Evil Eye – drama about a prison vist to a serial killer

Family exercise – a short one act drama

Friends Like Us – a Halloween play about an Ouija Board

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

Home – romantic one act drama for two actors

Hynde Horn and the King’s Daughter – play for teens based on a Scottish legend

Lady Killers – three monologues by women who kill or have killed

Losing an Angel – short supernatural drama about demons

Mateo falcone – classic tragedy in one act

Memory Junk – award winning British drama about the world, Post Covid Pandemic

Never alone – play about teen depression

Oedipus the play – classic Greek mythological tale in the format of a play

Parallelodram Two – short drama that parallels two families with the same problem but two very different outcomes – nature versus nurture!

Restaurants at Beautiful times – a one act drama for four actors

Silent Killer – a one atc drama about the Corona Virus in a care (old age) home

Sindication – one act drama that breaks the fourth wall

Stumps – female driven dramatic LGBT play

Surprises – short one act drama for two women

Mysterious Death of Christine Wilde – young actress with a promising career poisoned

Roots and wings – award winning two hander drama for two men

Stairways to Heaven – a drama for three actors about a bedridden woman

The Any Key – short monologues for men

The Case of Ivan Kane – serial killer script

The Comfort of Concrete – drama about a missing daughter, presumed dead but never found

The Circuitous Route an anthology of LGBTQ+ plays and a screenplay

The Encounter – romantic drama for two actors

The Girl who Didn’t Exist – one act drama for 4 actors

The Most Important Thing – Christian one act drama

The Red Death – a one act based on a theatre horror story by Edgar Allen Poe

The Restaurants are Screaming – award winning period drama play

The Well Keepers – play for older children based on a traditional folk tale

The Wilting Press – when a flower represents your encounter with a helpful stranger

Two Brothers – a two hander one act play

Waiting for John – drama about a family torn apart by a son’s death

Wall Flower house – a play about conquering agoraphobia

When summer dies of shame – one act drama for three actors

White widow – teen ghost story script

Wilson – one act duologue for 1M 1F

Yasmina, Cloris and Gordafarid – three monologues by women in wars



A Castle:Broken Apart one act drama for a cast of 3

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

A Man’s home – one act American drama

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

A Puzzle for two – a philosophical play

A Second Chance – a group of dead people are given a chance to change events in history

A Town without Heroes: A House, a famous author, a dark secret…

Agatha the ugly – period drama about friendship

Antigone – Greek Tragedy script

ANYONE can Dance – British award winning romantic drama about Soulmates

Apparitions – Ghostly drama in one act

Boy-1 – science fiction play for teens

Butterfly Kisses – a drama about a family pushed to the edge by a kidnapping

Chicken salad – drama for two women

Choice – hard hitting British drama scripts

Choices – South African plays for teenagers

Chrissy’s Revenge – drama about being transgender and not being accepted by family

Crossword – British award winning play about murder

Exquisite Anxieties – Seven Slivers of Suspense – A Collection of Bone Chilling Scripts

Faith – an abused woman’s story in one act

Falling Together – a Christmas Drama about a family in crisis

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

Friends and Family – teen drama script

Friends Like Us – a Halloween play about an Ouija Board

Happy Wife – a drama about newlywed infidelity

In tents – one act teen play about bullying

In the Rubble of Paradise – World War 2 Cabaret Musical

Irish Jack – drama comedy about marrying outside your culture

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

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

Lies”R”Us – what happens when teens lie to the ones they love

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

Mask of Thorns – teen drama about the effect of divorce on kids

Mirror – play for younger teens

Molly and the magic phone – musical for children

Moonlight Preludes – spine tingling ghostly drama romance

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

On Golden Wings – play about composer Guiseppe Verdi

One act play – British award winning one act play – comedy drama

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

Parturition – a drama about doing just about anything to get a baby

Road toll – one act drama for 4 actors

Second Time’s a Charm – senior romantic drama

Six Accusers – Christian one act plays

Someone to remember – a one act teen drama

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

The 27 Club – one act drama for three women

The Appointment with God – a one act family drama

The Baby – period drama about a difficult pregnancy

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

The Box – one act drama script

The Day Trip – play for mature actors about two people who meet on a plane after thirty years

The Death of Donald Trump – Contemporary American one act drama

The Frankenstein Factory – sci fi drama about letting a murderer go free in a new body

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

The Gold Locket – family saga involving a unknown face in a gold locket

The Group Session – play about multiple personality disorder

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 Other Side – monologue about what happens when you die

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

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

The Playwright – satirical dramedy about what you’d do to get your play produced

The Smith Mountain Hunting Club – drama thriller about revenge

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

The Welsh Matchstick – a biography of Johnny Owen’s last fight

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

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

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

Used hearts – romantic drama script

Who I am – Play for Teenage Girls

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


A Contemporary Christmas Carol – a modern day Scrooge story

A Deep Rural Tract – American court case drama script

A field of Glory – American Civil War Drama

A Mother’s Ransom- Gritty British drama set in the 1960’s

Action Man and the Lost Kids – are modern kids losing their imagination? Action Man to the Rescue!

Aldous remembers – a drama about love

All there is – British one act drama about a father and son relationship

An Empty Chair – inside the mind of a comatose man

Blasphemous Rumours – a satirical drama. Set in hell.

Burn – Crime thriller for four actors

Burning Rubber – Irish crime drama

Carmilla – stage play script about vampires

Clear as Clear – a one act cowboy drama

 Disney in Deutsland – biography about the relationship between Hitler and Walt Disney

Dr Kritzinger’s Twelve O’clock – award winning play about the creation of the Holocaust

Dreamtime – play about teen murder based on the notorious murders of two Dartmouth Professors in 2001

Fervan Cerato Does Not Exist – political drama set in a dictatorship

Finding my Root – South African Monologue

Forsaken – a play about good and evil. In the Flesh…

Frida and Diego – play about Frida Kahlo

God’s Madmen – drama horror about the human condition

Holiday shorts – collection of short plays for the holidays – total 60 minutes altogether

Keep on Truckin’ – Canadian drama about the Covid shutdown and the Trucker rebellion

Love, Norman – drama about suicide, family and all that comes with it

Magic, the Moon and a Pig named Dog – magical children’s play

Marvin’s Fetish – gay drama for two actors

No ordinary man – an interview with a serial killer whose twisted motives may end up costing the detective dearly

On Tour – large cast teen play for mostly male cast

People’s War – drama about the start of the Covid 19 Pandemic in Wuhan, China

Prelude to Macbeth – award winning modern Shakespeare play

Riding a Peacock -African American Family Drama

Scream – one act apocalyptic suspense thriller

Second Glance – one hour drama about estranged family

Shapeless – a full length one act satire dealing with eating disorders

Style – one act drama about factory workers on the line

The Black Mask – Irish Crime Drama about love and betrayal

The Chronicles of Jack – South African drama scripts

The Condition – a one act drama

The Devil Dances – twisted sexual drama in one act

The Easy Lovin’ Blues – award winning drama

The Fight Game – drama about the world of boxing

The Lads – Drama about Irish Americans – a modern folk tale

The Magician’s Nephew – an adaptation of the classic children’s story

The Pen – South African Play Scripts about love, reality and fantasy

The Perfect Place for a Mouse – Children’s play with music

The Pub Sitters Reunion – Revenge is a Dish best served COLD…

The Simple Hard – a South African township drama

The Trail’s Creek – a drama  about mental disability in a young girl that isn’t quite what it seems

The Visit – French family drama

The White Feather – British drama about the Great War

Three months to the day – LGBTQ drama

To Be a tree – play about the environment

To Sleep – a drama about a suicide pact

Trailer Trash – a drama for four actors

Transcendental Exercises – drama about a marriage falling apart from a seed of doubt

Two Many Witnesses – a courtroom drama script in one act

Verbal prostitution – a psychological drama for four actors

Waiting for Nelson – South African Drama play

When was 1916? Irish play about the Easter Rising

Why Affairs Happen – a 90 minute 1 act hospital drama

Yvette – period drama romance set in Paris


All in the past – murder mystery play scripts

Anastasia Romanova – alternative history of the life of Anastasia Romanova – what if she survived the slaughter?

Beside the Kitchen Table – the ghost of a murdered girl seeking revenge haunts a local family

Beyond the Edge – a play for secondary schools about climate change

Boise, USA – follows the homosexuality scandal enveloping the USA in the 50s

Bourgeois Behavior – a 2 act play about coming out of the closet

By The Rivers of Babylon – American Drama Script

Check Off in the sun – family drama script

Conformity – drama for high school students

Day of all Days – Secrets and lies are revealed in this family drama

Deliverance – play about Joan of Arc

Dr Reason – sinister sci-fi play about mind control

Early Liberty – two act American drama play

Enchanted – plays for Junior High

Falls into Place – British double crossing whodunit set in the swinging sixties

Family Play – play about growing up in a dysfunctional family

Forgotten – what happened after Neverland? Large cast fantasy play

Fried Grits – play about domestic abuse

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

Great Land – a journey of discovery and Elvis. Two act drama romance

I Can’t Breathe – American play about Slavery

Jerico – script about the fall of Jerico and of man

Juan and Emmett – tragic LGBT love story

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

Leonardo – a murder mystery set around Leonardo Da Vinci

Lies You Can’t Make up – a drama script about JFK

Memory Palace – lovely script about the life of a typical family spanning generations

Mock Tudor Land – a Drama with a bit of a Bite!

Parade day – drama about Roswell, years later

Petals in Formaldehyde – a Lovecraftian Style Horror

Pigeons – the story of a potential millionaire in 2 acts

Prelude to Murder – British crime script

Requiem for Murder – play about the perfect murder

Salesman by day – Two Act British Drama about casual sex

Souvenir from Copenhagen – a LGBTQ love story

Tail End Charlie – family drama about PTSD and mental illness set in post WWII America

Tales of Dark Imagination:The Many Ghosts of Dr. Lazarus – ghost story scripts

Teru’ah – Jewish political drama script set in an alternate reality

The Back Seat – drama about college rape

The Captain of a Creative Ship – psychological dramedy about an audition and what lengths people will go to for a part

The Faun – a fictional drama about Michelangelo

The Idol Maker’s Son – A play about God

The Lady of the Lake Murder – a fantasy whodunit

The Memory Jar – American family drama play

The Price of a Ghost – a dramatic ghost story for stage in two acts

The Robber Baron and the Baker Thief

The Roses of Oshiro Village – fantasy adventure for teens

The Scepter has Departed – a Jewish Drama in 2 acts

The serpent under it – play about Helen Duncan a WWII psychic medium tried as a witch

The Unbroken Chain – drama about war and its effect on families

The Wings of Dracula – audio (radio) or zoom horror play script

Times change – A Satirical Homage to “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf”

Todd – full length drama script based on ‘Sweeney Todd’

Tranquility Disturbed – a comedy drama in two acts

Treasure Seekers – Children’s adventure based on stories by E.S. Nesbit

Twenty First Century Stomp – a drama in rap in two acts

Unhappily Ever After. A fairytale. Gone horribly wrong!

Unlikely Hero – a comedy drama about firefighters

Woodstock Reunion – American family dramedy about following your dreams



A House Divided – a Civil War Play in four acts

Daughter like you – family drama about coping with the loss of a child

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

Lonely birds and shadow figures – psycho thriller script

Ooze Monster – Drama about Mental Illness

Parlor City Noir – a  classic film noir whodunit script

Return to Vardia – Three act adventure for a large cast

Taylor – a four act play about loss

The Edge – a Drama about climate change

The Gold Medallion – three act adventure play for a large young cast

Monthly Payments – full length drama for 7 actors

Next – drama script about a killer virus striking a small town

Regicide – fantasy play about revolution. And murder

Robotic love – sci fi play script about a robot created by a man who teaches her how to be human and then won’t let her go

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

Sexbot – a sci fi drama about a young female robot who takes on the identity of a human to defeat an empire

Some Unfinished Chaos – poignant comedy about the relationship between a failing writer and his protege

Strange Bedfellows – a true story about a fateful night in the American war of independence

Tales of Dark imagination:The Dark Chronicles of the Golden Raven society – ghost story scripts

The Passion of Mary – American historical play about the Quakers

The promise – drama thriller script

The Pump Room – a Drama set in Post Apartheid South Africa

The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists – the musical

The release of Theodore Marlow – romantic period drama script about joining a lost love

The Royal Blood cannot be Mixed – Nigerian drama script

Victims of the Forest – medieval scary plays

Welcome to Playwit – Children’s play – Izzy is swept off on an adventure by a magical Teddy

War Stories – a 3 act cop drama

What happens in the sky – drama about suspected infidelity


Nest of Vipers – Film Noir Screenplay set in Tinseltowne

Once a Pirate – action packed Period screenplay

No Way! – A serial killer is on the loose in a small town and the wrong man stands accused



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