One Act Dramas

one act dramas
one act dramas



A Gift – ten minute drama play for two male actors

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

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

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

Chauffeur Driven – Short British drama about a spoiled teenage boy

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

Empathy – a series of monologues celebrating women’s voices

Family Exercise – a short one act drama in free verse

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

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

Dinner Date – A short psycho thriller

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

Holiday shorts – collection of short plays for the holidays

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

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

Listen – monologue about post traumatic stress disorder

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

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 – ten minute murderous drama for three actresses

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 winner

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 – sci-fi teen drama

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

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

Apparitions – Ghostly drama in one act

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!

Choices – South African plays for teenagers

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 Short Scripts

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

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!

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

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

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

Stumps – female driven dramatic LGBT play

Surprises – short one act drama for two women

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

The Encounter – romantic drama for two actors

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

The Group Session – play about multiple personality disorder

The Most Important Thing – Christian one act drama

The Mysterious death of Christine Wilde – young actress poisoned – who did it?

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 ten minute 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

Agatha the ugly – period drama about friendship

Antigone – Greek Tragedy script

ANYONE can Dance – British award winning romantic drama about Soulmates

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

Christmas in the country – American period romantic drama

Crossword – British award winning play about murder

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

Faith – an abused woman’s story

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 about being new in town

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 – 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

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

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

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

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 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 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 – when the new guy in your hunting club is not what he seems

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 – court case drama script

An empty chair – the fight inside the mind of a comatose man

A field of Glory – American Civil War Drama

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

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

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

Blasphemous Rumours – a tongue in cheek full length one act – set in hell

Boykie and Girlie – a drama about a failing relationship

Burn – Crime thriller for four actors

Carmilla – stage play script about vampires

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

Clear as Clear – a one act cowboy drama

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

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

Marvin’s Fetish – gay drama for two actors

On Tour – large cast teen play for mostly male cast

Prelude to Macbeth – award winning modern Shakespeare play

Scream – one act apocalyptic suspense thriller

Second Glance – one hour drama about estranged familyStyle – one act drama about factory workers on the line

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

Riding a Peacock -African American Family Drama

Shapeless – a full length one act satire dealing with body image

Stag – a two-hander drama script for two men

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

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 Lads – Drama about Irish Americans – a modern folk tale

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

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

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

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

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