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On the Rebound – drama script for the over sixties

drama script for the over sixties

ON THE REBOUND – DRAMA SCRIPT FOR THE OVER SIXTIES

When you’re 77 years old, could lose a few pounds and have no companions except for your 69 year old caregiver whom you have no romantic inclination towards, it’s all about possibilities in this drama script for the over sixties. For Will, it’s the prospect of his journey nearing its end that drives him into the arms of Joan, whom until recently, he found annoying.

Tom, at first, encourages the twosome to get to know each other better. Joan comes in handy when Tom is out trying to find a life of his own. But when Will decides he wants Joan to move in, Tom is outraged. After all he’s done for the old fart! It’s ridiculous and at his age! Where does it leave Tom? Right where he began and as for Will, still holding out for possibilities.

Well – if you’re living, you might as well be still alive.

Author: Keith Passmore

Type: One act play

Genre: Drama, romance

Cast: 2M, 1F

Ages of the actors: All over sixty years of age

Suitable for: All ages to watch, adults up to perform

Length: Thirty five minutes

Set: The action throughout the drama takes place in an old, tired combined dining and sitting room of a 2-bedroom house in South London owned by Will, who bought it when he retired from his work as an Office Manager.

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – two characters who know each other very well should show this relationship on stage

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Copyright © April 2019 Keith Passmore and Off The Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Others like it:

X’s and O’s – 5 minute comedy sketch for seniors
A Walk in the Park – 5 minute romantic drama for seniors
A Love,never forgotten – one act poignant comedy for seniors

Parallelodram two – fifteen minute drama script

fifteen minute drama script

PARALLELODRAM TWO – FIFTEEN MINUTE DRAMA SCRIPT

The Smiths are off to celebrate Mrs Smith’s birthday by seeing a play tonight. Incidentally their (physically) really close neighbours, the Smithsons, are celebrating John’s birthday with a trip to a show as well. The two families mirror each other through an imaginary wall centre stage. They’re both going to watch the same play, and in the beginning all the action on both sides of the stage is synchronized in this fifteen minute drama script.

Both families discuss the events of the night ahead. Simply put, the Smiths know what to expect and the Smithsons don’t. When both twelve year old boys show a reluctance to go to watch the play, the play takes an abrupt turn and the two families diverge. This short drama explores how two similar yet different families engage with each other as the question of nature and nurture is brought into the mix.

Author: Nicholas Richards

Type: One act play

Length: Fifteen minute drama script

Genre: Drama

Cast: 4M, 2F

Ages of the actors: Four adult parents, two twelve year old boys

Suitable for: All ages to watch.

Set: Two front hallways mirror-imaged down the middle of the stage. The furniture is also mirrored. There is a small table and chair at each side, and chairs back-to-back centre stage with a gap where we are to imagine the division between the houses. On the ‘dividing wall’ there are to be imagined mirrors. There could also be umbrella-stands or hat-stands. The actors enter from Upstage as if coming down from upstairs.

Level of difficulty: 8/10 – getting the mirror imaging needed so that the two families synchronize. Will need practice.

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Copyright © April 2019 Nicholas Richards and Off the Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Other plays that also explore the concepts of the fourth wall and philosophy:

A Puzzle for Two – a philisophical play
Sindication – a one act that is a commentary of society by breaking the fourth wall.
The Mirror – a collection of comic and dramatic short plays that follow the journey of a mirror through people’s lives

An Ordinary Man – a comedy about being a werewolf

comedy about being a werewolf

AN ORDINARY MAN – A COMEDY ABOUT BEING A WEREWOLF

Jack, is a run of the mill kind of guy. He is married, lives in the suburbs and pays his taxes. It’s not his fault he’s a werewolf, and to be honest, he’s kind of tired of the whole thing, really. His wife, Judy is quite pragmatic about his little problem, and thinks he should just come out to his friends. And take his pills. Things aren’t helped by the fact that his best friend, Simon has recently been bitten by a vampire and is now one.  When his friend comes clean about being a vampire, and mentions he has potentially heard of a cure for them both, Jack leaps at the chance. But is it really a cure?

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Author: S Rob

Genre: Comedy about being a werewolf

Type: One act play

Length: Thirty minutes 30 min

Number of actors: Four  3M, 1F

Ages of the actors:  Three twenties to thirties, 20-30s, one older male.

Suitable for:All ages

Set: A living room in a normal house

Level of  Difficulty:   6/10 – easy script, but few stage directions.

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Copyright December 2013 Simon Robson and Off The Wall Play Publishers

Like this play?  Fancy one of our other dark comedies?

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