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You are your own worst enemy – Three act American romantic comedy script

American romantic comedy script

YOU ARE YOUR OWN WORST ENEMY – THREE-ACT AMERICAN ROMANTIC COMEDY SCRIPT

A gentle play set in less complex times. Set in a small town in Kentucky in 1949, this American romantic comedy script tells the story of two love-smitten girls pining for the men of their dreams, who, unfortunately, are either too backward in coming forward or have the pick of the girls in the town and can’t decide which to choose. With a bit of encouragement from the cast and some hindrance from an egocentric magician, (a delightful role for some really over-the-top acting,) the girls get their men and (we hope) live happily ever after.

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Author: Landen Swain

Genre: Three-act American romantic comedy script, period piece (1940’s)

Type: Short Three-act play

Cast: 4F, 5M

Ages of the actors: 4 in their twenties, rest middle aged up.

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

Length: 90 minutes in total excluding intervals/intermission

Set: The Lost Creek Inn which is basically just a comfy house someone decided to make an Inn. The inn has a warm glow about it and it looks as though it has seen many good years. The scene is a living room or lobby, with stairs in the middle D.S., with a little Inn manager’s Desk with a bell and a wall that holds room keys on it is H.R. of the stairs.

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – period piece and accents.

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Cost is $5.50 for this new digital play script

Contact Off The Wall Plays with any queries about You’re your own worst enemy

Copyright © May 2017 Landen Swain and Off the Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Other American and romantic comedy scripts:

A Blind Date – comedy about two misfits who meet for the first time
Agatha the ugly – period drama about friendship and a new love after the war
Great Land – A Journey of Discovery. And the King

The chase – one act period romantic comedy

THE CHASE – ONE ACT PERIOD ROMANTIC COMEDY

one acy period romantic comedy

How does a bit of gossip sound? Meet Barry. Barry sees Carrie, spills wine on her and is immediately struck by Cupid’s arrow. Barry proceeds to have Sally, his assistant, deliver a message to Carrie, with a date proposition. Carrie is only convinced by her assistant, Larry, who charmingly seconds Sally’s notion that Carrie has nothing to lose from a night of free dinner and wine, with Barry in this one act period romantic comedy. Carrie agrees to the date. But Carrie has Harry (he does business in America) and let us not forget Hallie, also thrown into the mix for some odd reason. Hallie is a wedding planner, she may or may not be vital to this comedy and she’s an American (interestingly enough). Barry, Carrie, Sally, Larry, Harry and Hallie are all pleased to be a part of London’s finest and The Chase. They bring the ‘50’s to life in a case of the best and worst of times!

First comes love, but just before marriage, here comes dear arrogant, toe-raggedy, uncivilised, clumsy Barry in a weird yet charming carriage!

Author: Nikita Sowan

Genre: One act Period romantic comedy

Type: One act stage play/short screenplay

Cast: Mains 2M 2F. Total cast: 6 3M 3F and a barista.

Ages of the actors: Approximately their 30’s

Length:  Twenty minutes

Suitable for: All ages

Suitable for be performed by: Teens up

Set: This play has been adapted from a screenplay and can be produced as a screenplay, or as a stage play.  There are short scene changes which would make a black box stage better than a constructed set for this one act period comedy script. 

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – easy dialogue but quick scene changes

Read a Sample of the Script

Cost is $6.50 for this new digital play script

Contact Off the Wall Plays with any queries about The Chase

Copyright © March 2017 Nikita Sowan and Off the Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Other period comedies for you to enjoy:

Sarah wants the moon – one act comedy set in Paris
Cuckold – saucy period piece
Agatha the Ugly – period comedy-drama set in the war