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The Wilting Press – twenty minute play about life

THE WILTING PRESS – TWENTY MINUTE PLAY ABOUT LIFE AND HELPING OTHERS

Imagine if you had a problem, one that you couldn’t find a solution to. You don’t want to ‘look for help’ at this stage, preferring to try to sort it out yourself. What if you then went for a walk in the park?  On a bench a Wanderer jovially sits with a tattered book in this twenty minute play. The book is a wilting flower press full of the wanderer’s memories.  You sit down. You talk about love, family, life, and what it means to have a conversation that matters.

Three strangers encounter the Wanderer. Burdened by their respective circumstances, each Stranger shares their time and woes with the Wanderer, hoping to move forward.  And so the Wanderer, armed with words and a wilting press, mends these disillusioned hearts with one phrase: “Care to share your troubles?”

The wanderer asks only for a flower for their press from each stranger in return.  Will we ever find out why the Wanderer helps these people? Perhaps not. But maybe that isn’t important.

Other plays by Ash Crestfelt – Someone to Remember – a one act teen drama

Author: Ash Crestfelt

Type: One act play

Genre: Drama, teens, play about life

Cast: 1M, 4N

Ages of the actors: Teens up to adults

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

Length: Twenty Minutes

Set: A park bench and a bush/flowers beside it.

Level of difficulty: 5/10 – a play that has a simple message – to do good for others, and easy to perform

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Cost is $5.50 for this new digital play script

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Copyright © September 2018 Ash Crestfelt and Off The Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Other one act drama scripts for you to enjoy:

Am I good? One act comedy script for 1 teen and two adults
Home – romantic drama for two actors
Mateo Falcone – classic tragedy in one act

Jinxed – insane one act comedy script

insane one act comedy script

JINXED – INSANE ONE ACT COMEDY SCRIPT

It’s the usual group therapy session run by the Doc, as she is known to her patients. There’s the twins, charging round the room as usual, Val the angry girl (nobody seems to know why), Nic, the antisocial young man and a new guy, Ludovic who just wants his money back as he doesn’t really need therapy, despite being covered in blood and brandishing a knife. It’s also 50% off everything at the local mall and the masses are surging outside in this insane one act comedy script.

When an actor barges in with a clock strapped to his chest that’s ticking down to zero, the group has to decide what to do. Could it be a time bomb? Nobody wants to find out. Nobody wants to be trapped in the room with 5 other lunatics and ticking timebomb either. But do they have a choice?

PRODUCTION HISTORY

Somerset College, Queensland, Australia – 2018

Read a teen drama by Ash – Someone to Remember.

Author: Ash Crestfelt

Genre: Off The Wall insane one act comedy

Type: One act comedy

Cast: 4M, 7F, 5N (can vary – there are 4 listed nurses and citizens but can be accomplished with a smaller cast)

Ages of the actors: Adult

Suitable for: To watch: All ages To perform: Teens up

Length: 35 minutes

Set: A small psychologist’s office. There is a ring of chairs for a therapy session.

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – portraying the more outlandish characters believably.

Read a Sample of the Script

Cost is $9.00 for this new digital play script

Contact Off The Wall Plays with any queries about Jinxed

Copyright © February 2017 Ash Crestfelt and Off The Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Other off the wall plays of a similar genre:

Murder in the Asylum – absurd whodunit script
The Condition – drama comedy about a mental patient
Wallflower house – drama about a young woman with agoraphobia