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Space Shenanigans – Children’s Comedy play script

children's comedy play script


There are two things one must embody to survive in space: an allergy to philosophical nearsightedness and a finely tuned survival instinct. The crew on the space ship in Space Shenanigans, a one act children’s play, have these attributes and then some. After taking unexpected fire from another ship, the Captain has suspicions of insubordination from his crew and the stench of a rat is not too far away. It’s good old fashioned mutiny on the mother ship!  Pity that the rat can’t smell itself in this children’s comedy play script.

Anything goes, out there!

Read other plays by playwright Sonja Staunton – The Vampire Drudgeries – when a vegetarian vampire rebels!


SPAG BOL Productions – Ferny Grove State School, Queensland, Australia – 2019
Off Pitt Street Theater Company, PA, USA – 2021


Author: Sonja Staunton

Genre: Children’s comedy play script

Type: One act play

Cast:  Total cast 11-20

Ages of the actors: Kids age 7 – 12

Suitable for: All ages to perform and watch

Length: Ten minutes

Set: Crew on a Space Ship ……. Busy on the bridge. There is a battle and the ship is being fired upon.

Level of difficulty: 6/10- 8/10 (older to younger readers) Younger kids will need to be good readers.

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Copyright © December 2018 Sonja Staunton and Off The Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Other fun plays for kids:

A fairly tall adventure – comedy adventure for kids involving a “special board game”
How we saved out homeroom teacher (from the evil wizard janitor
Zombies in the staffroom. Detention has never been so fun. Or so deadly….

The Christmas Ghosts – modern Scrooge play



Cell phones with creepy ringtones have made the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future’s job easier; they no longer have to fly their clients around and can display the bad guys’ past, present and future in an instant. That’s exactly what they do when Bill and Joe cross their path. Driven by the same intent they had with old Scrooge, the spirits help them to become better fellows and to keep Christmas in the most generous and honest way there is in this modern Scrooge play.

Author: Olivia Arieti

Type: One act play, ten minute plays

Genre: Modern Scrooge play, teens, children’s

Length: Ten minutes

Cast: 6N, 2M, 2F

Ages of the actors: Older kids up to adults

Suitable for: Schools for Christmas plays

Set: The Street, Christmas Eve

Level of difficulty: 6/10 a sweet short play that will be enjoyed by the performers.

Read a Sample of the Script

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Cost is $6.50 for this new digital play script. Just click Shakespeare!

Contact Off the Wall Plays with any queries about The Christmas Ghosts

Copyright © August 2018 Olivia Arieti and Off the Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Other Christmas plays of a similar vein:

trolls Stole the North Pole – Christmas play for kids
The Rocking Horse Christmas – movie scripts
A Christmas Carol, too! Short Christmas Skits