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The Warhol Institute for the Forgotten FAMOUS – Comedy about Therapy

comedy about therapy

THE WARHOL INSTITUTE FOR THE FORGOTTEN FAMOUS – COMEDY ABOUT THERAPY

They’re all there and you should know them. Jacqueline, Lenny, Natasha and Marvin. With the pile of problems on the therapist’s lap, you’d think she was dealing with a-list celebrities, you know ‘cause more money more problems but this is a bunch who’s list doesn’t even exist. In, The Warhol Institute for the Forgotten Famous, Jacqueline is the resident troublemaker and is pretty good at her job. She has it in for the therapist and finds an ally in Lenny, the timid baby phoenix no one knows a thing about in this comedy about therapy.

Natasha has yet to come to terms with the fact that she isn’t that great… at anything. It’s a harsh pill to swallow but at least Jacqueline has them all covered in that regard. Then there’s Marvin. Poor guy stands no chance what with him getting aroused from the strangest proclivity and his nemesis, Jacqueline, who never lets him forget how strange he is. You’d think this two-act comedy was about Jacqueline (born Barbara) or the self-discovery and healing of the foursome, at the guidance of the dutiful therapist but it’s not. This is about not acknowledging who you’ve always been and paying the price for it.

Other comedies by Robert Luxford – Nuns – Chain smoking, rebellious nuns? That’s just the beginning.

Author: Robert Luxford

Type: Two-act play

Genre: Comedy about therapy

Cast: 3F 2M

Ages of the actors: 20’s – 40’s

Suitable for: Adults to watch and perform

Length: 90 minutes

Set: A therapist session. The room has five chairs.

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – building the tension with a bomb in the room

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Copyright © June 2019 Robert Luxford and Off the Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Other comedies of a similar vein:

Jinxed – insane one act comedy set at a therapy session
Ratboy – failed superhero comedy scipt
Foreign Therapy – tongue in cheek political comedy

Six days till Sunday – one act comedy plays for Teens and Amdram

one act comedy plays for teens

SIX DAYS TILL SUNDAY – ONE ACT COMEDY PLAYS FOR TEENS AND AMDRAM

When two friends discover the bodies of two famous missing journalists in a mountain log cabin, miles from where the two were supposed to have disappeared, they read their diary, discovering that the journalists were in fact faking their disappearance in the Australian outback. The two had decided to hide out in the mountains and return, triumphant to reality, having narrowly escaped death in the ”outback.” But in that case, why had they died?

As the two friends read through the diary, one of them decides on a grisly plan to ‘discover’ the bodies of the famous duo, thus bringing fame and fortune to himself.

Six days till Sunday was performed at  the State of Arkansas Regional International Thespian One Act Festival  in Fayetteville, Arkansas in November and  received all superior ratings for its production of Six Days Till Sunday. The one act was selected by the adjudicators to be preformed at the Arkansas State International Thespian Festival in February of 2018.

Production History

Saint James Academy, Texas, USA, 2016
Fayetteville High School, Askansas, 2017

Author: S. Tighe

Genre: Comedies for teen and amdram (community theatre)

Type: One act comedy plays for teens

Length: 30 minutes

Cast: 3M 1F (but could be played by 2F 2M or 3F 1M)

Ages of the actors: Young, late teens to early twenties

Suitable for: All ages

Set: A room, bare except for a table and four chairs and old leaves/twigs on the ground. Next to the table are the ‘dead’ bodies of Susan and Neil, in their twenties, slumped together on the ground against the wall. There is an open notebook next to Susan. Neil wears a polka dot beanie. A couple of big backpacks are placed nearby, but not within reaching distance.

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – to bring comedic elements into the piece

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Cost is $9.00 for this digital script

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Copyright © August 2015 S. Tighe and Off The Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Other similar one act comedy scripts:

Don’t Bank on it – one act comedy for 5 actors
Stirred, not shaken – comedy about girlfriends, dead bodies and Martini’s
An Ordinary Man – comedy about a guy who is frankly tired of being a werewolf

Goddle – Sci-fi comedy script

sci-fi comedy script

GODDLE – SCI-FI COMEDY SCRIPT

In the not too distant future two earthlings crash land on a planet remarkably similar to Earth. They learn from two natives that the planet, Goddle, is inhabited by a race similar to humans but more developed due to the existence of a substance called Goddlemite. Goddlemite allows the inhabitants of Goddle to communicate telepathically by channelling their thoughts. The unwelcome intrusion by the Goddlians into the minds of the Earthlings leads to much confusion and romantic innuendo, eventually leading to animosity between the Earthlings and Goddlians.

However, the Earthlings learn that Goddlemite can also be used as a power source for their crashed space ship and they hatch a plan to steal Goddlemite so they can return to Earth. Without the power of Goddlemite to read each other’s mind the Goddlians struggle with the need to speak to each other but eventually manage to make their feelings known. When the Goddlians confront the Earthlings about the theft of the Goddlemite, they come to realise that they don’t need the power to read each others’ minds. The Earthlings are able to depart with the power source they need and the Goddlians must learn to cope with the new communication method that involves talking.

Read about playwright Revelly Robinson. Other plays by Revelly Robinson.

Author: Revelly Robinson

Genre: Sci-fi comedy script

Type: One act play

Length: Forty Minutes, 40 min

Number of actors: Four, 4, 2M 2F

Ages of the actors:  20s-40s

Suitable for: All ages

Set:  The crash site of a spaceship. The door of the spaceship should open and it should be jungle where it crashed. A second scene takes place in which there is a raised black podium.

Level of Difficulty:  7/10 – interactions between characters

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Cost is $5 for this digital play script

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Copyright April 2014 Revelly Robinson and Off The Wall Plays Publishers

Like this play? More sci-fi scripts

Explain the handcuffs – a time travelling adventure
2093 – action filled sci-fi screenplay
An ordinary man – a comedy about being a werewolf

 

The Chicken or the Egg – A Political Satire Script

political satire script

THE CHICKEN OR THE EGG – A POLITICAL SATIRE SCRIPT

The play is set at a court hearing of a man from rural Victoria who has been charged with sedition for publishing remarks on the internet that are deciphered as supportive of Al Qaeda. The man’s defense is that he did not publish the remarks but that his chicken had laid an egg on his computer keyboard which caused the random configuration of letters to be posted on the internet. Courtroom drama erupts as accusation fly about who really posted the comments, the defendant, the chicken…or the egg.

Author: Revelly Robinson

Type: One Act Play

Genre: Political Satire script

Number of Actors: Four  4M

Ages of the Actors: Adult

Suitable for : All Ages

Length: 15-20 minutes

Set:  Simple. A rural courtroom.  A chicken puppet is needed.  Alternatively a real chicken.

Level of Difficulty:  7/10 – keeping a straight face on stage as this script is very funny.

More plays by Revelly Robinson. Read about  playwright Revelly Robinson

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Cost is $10 for this digital satire script

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Copyright August 2013 Revelly Robinson + Off The Wall Play Publishers

Like this play?  Other short one act comedies for you to enjoy!

Bob – a 5 minute comedy skit about a weird guy who goes to audition for a part in a play
In the Hut – funny Irish monologue about a bus driver
Road rage – a short comedy with a twist
The Wingman -a ten minute comedy script for 3