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Tranquility Disturbed – two act comedy drama scripts

two act comedy drama

two-act comedy drama scripts


In this interesting script that can be played either as a drama, a comedy or a mixture of both, Barbara, an eighty nine year old woman who is dying, is now living with her daughter, son in law and teenage granddaughter. Barbara is very old and is beginning to show signs of dementia. Stewart has lost his job and is stuck at home having to look after Barbara. Lindsey, his wife is frazzled and frustrated and also desperately worried about her mother.

The family is desperate to find a solution to the huge mountain of debt that they have found themselves in since Stewart lost his job. Tensions run high and having to care for Barbara seems to just make Stewart’s life more stressful than ever.

Author Mark McQuown is a produced award winning screenwriter.


Tarleton State University, USA – 2016


Author: Mark McQuown

Genre: Comedy Drama scripts

Type: Two act play

Ages of the actors: One older F, M and F 40’s-50’s, teenage F.

Suitable for: PG 10 -language

Set: The set is a stylized version of Lindsay and Stewart’s home which mainly consists of a higher, middle platform with a dining room table and chairs and two smaller, lower platforms which are Lindsay’s sewing room and Stewart’s writing room.
Stewart’s writing room has a couch a chair and small computer table with computer.
Lindsay’s sewing room is mainly a mess of costumes and costume pieces on a bed.

Level of Difficulty: 7/10 – because the play can be played as either funny, serious or a mix of both, differentiating genres and playing to the audience can be interesting.

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Cost is $6 for this digital play script

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Copyright February 2014 Mark McQuown and Off The Wall Play Publishers

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Pigeons – a two-act drama about a potential millionaire

two-act drama play script


“Pigeons” is a two-act drama about a man named Lester, in his thirties, who is about to inherit a fortune left to him by his dead grandmother on the condition  that he is married before he is thirty five years old. Unfortunately, Lester is a recluse who dropped out of high school in his senior year after failing a course in English. He is completely obsessed with breeding a champion homing pigeon. He spends the better part of his days on the roof of his Philadelphia home with his pigeons.  Lester is supported by his sister, Sistine, a Catholic nun who supports him by bringing food everyday as otherwise he just wouldn’t cope.
Sistine decides to take the matter of Lester being married into her own hands. She brings home a single young woman who works as a clerk at the convent.

Lester has a problem in that he hasn’t kissed a female for years. We learn as the play progresses what caused this trauma in Lester’s life. The young woman’s mission is directed with the nun’s encouragement to get Lester over his phobia and become his wife.

The two-act drama play gets convoluted when a boyhood friend of Lester and his sister arrive in the second act. As the play progresses, we learn the Machiavellian reasons for the nun’s motivations.

“Pigeons,” was professionally produced at the “New World Theater” in Miami Beach a few years ago. It was also produced at several theaters in Baltimore/Annapolis as well as several dinner theaters.


Performers At Work, ME, USA – 2020


Author: Lee Dorsey

Genre: Drama

Type:  Two (2) act play

Characters:  2M, 2F

Ages of actors: Late twenties to early forties

Length of play:  100 minutes

Suitable for: PG rated (sexual language and nuances)

Set:Moderate – there are two adjoining rooms – a lounge – dining room and next to that a small kitchen with a sink and gas stove.

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Cost is $8

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This play is fully protected under the copyright laws of the United States of America, the British Empire, including the Dominion of Canada and all other countries of the Copyright Union and is subject to a royalty. All rights, including professional, amateur, motion pictures, recitation, public reading, radio broadcasting, television, and the rights of translation into foreign languages are strictly reserved.

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