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A Wolf by the Ears – Irish comedy script in one act

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A WOLF BY THE EARS – IRISH COMEDY SCRIPT

When someone sets fire to Dinny Gallagher’s hay, Sergeant Marty McAteer needs to find a convenient culprit to blame. (Because, although it was an accident, Dinny Gallagher has always been “good” to the police) He decides to arrest the local Poet Hughie Doherty, because Doherty has always rubbed him up the wrong way, with his fancy rhymes that poke fun at people, and he needs to be taken down a peg or two. But it turns out that some real criminals are at large in the district….

Read about Irish playwright Mattie Lennon. Other plays by Mattie Lennon.

Author: Mattie Lennon

Genre: Irish comedy script

Type: One act play

Cast: 5M, 1F

Ages of actors: 20s to early forties

Length: 30 minutes

Suitable for: All Ages

Level of Difficulty: 7/10 – maintaining the feel and humor of the play

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Cost: $6 for this digital play script

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Copyright Mattie Lennon 2005 Off The Wall Plays

Like this play? Other one act comedies that we carry and YOU might like!

Odin and Christ – short comedy script for the non religious
Two cats, no dogs – award winning two hander comedy script
God’s visit – skit about when you say, ‘Oh God, and she appears

Chatter – a romantic comedy script + a case of mistaken identity.

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CHATTER – ROMANTIC COMEDY SCRIPT

When a couple, Albert and Aimee meet and fall in love in a chatroom, they get engaged and plan to get married.  It seems too good to be true. Only thing is… they haven’t actually met in real life. So when Albert flies out from the UK to meet his true love, and borrows his brother’s mobile phone, things take an hilarious turn when the wrong people end up meeting each other!

Author: Anton Krueger

Characters: 4F, 2M

Type: One, 1 act

Genre: Romantic Comedy

Suitable for: All Ages

Difficulty: 7/10 Technically challenging

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Cost: $7

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Copyright Anton Krueger 2008, Licensed by Dalro, South Africa.

My Middle Name is Angry – an award winning comedy script in one act

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MY MIDDLE NAME IS ANGRY – AN AWARD WINNING COMEDY SCRIPT

In this award winning comedy script, Alice and Janet, two sisters are thrown together to share an apartment. They are very different. Through out their lives they have shared similar struggles and day to day issues (work, love, parents, death etc). Yet each one shows it in a different way. Alice tries to help Janet with her anger and frustrations ending in hilarious outcomes that make Janet question her soul and who she is.

Awards:

My middle name is angry won Best play and best supporting actress at the Franklin and Friends festival in 2012. 

Performance History:

Franklin and Friends Festival, Roosevelt Park – 2012
Edinboro University’s Diebold Center for the Performing Arts – 2015
Rushen Players – Isle of Man – 2016

Read more about playwright Ashley Nader.  Other plays by Ashley Nader

Author: Ashley Nader

Genre: Comedy, Award winning comedy script

Type: One act (1 act) Play

Characters: 2 F

Ages of actors: Twenties Up

Length: 20 Minutes

Level of Difficulty: 6/10 – achieving the humor in the lines

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Price is $11 for this digital play script

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Copyright Jan 2012 Ashley Nader Off The Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Other hilarious one act comedy scripts:

A Blind date – short one act comedy scripts
But I’m French – award winning ten minute comedy scripts
Church of Satan – religious satire scripts

 

 

 

Ralph – a funny film noir play

comedy maskfilm noir playRALPH – A FUNNY FILM NOIR PLAY

 

Meet Ralph Spade, trying to make a living as a Private Eye  in his cheap downtown office. When Sam Malone comes to Ralph, to investigate the disappearance of  his girlfriend, Ralph takes the case.  Ralph, the detective is a colourful character whose brain is a sharp as a knife, but has also been muddled by years of alcohol. When it turns out that the parrot is also dead in this tongue in cheek film noir play, things take a bizarre twist in this off the wall Monty Python meets Film Noir style comedy.

Performance History:

Franklin and Friends festival of one act plays – 2010
Pleasant Valley High School – 2015

Author: Dewan Demmer

Cast: Cast Two M

Genre: Film Noir + Comedy + Crime

Difficulty: 6/10 (Achieving the Film Noir Feel)

Suitable for: Suitable for all ages

Ages of Performers: Teen and Adult

Length: 20 minutes

Set: Simple –  the crummy downtown office of a private eye with a untidy desk with drawers and a coat rack. There is a chair for a client to sit on and a telephone on the desk.

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Cost is $9 for this previously staged digital script.

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Copyright © September 2010 Off The Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Other whodunits for you to enjoy:

Murder and other fun things – a full length off the wall black comedy and whodunit
Mascot Masquerade – a whodunit set at a costume party
Parlor City Noir – classic film noir whodunit