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The Last Voyage of the Albatross – play based on a story by Edgar Allan Poe

play based on a story by Edgar Allen Poe

THE LAST VOYAGE OF THE ALBATROSS – PLAY BASED ON A STORY BY EDGAR ALLAN POE

In this play based on a story by Edgar Allan Poe, the Voyage of the Albatross follows the fateful voyage of a ship hit by a storm so severe that it almost seems supernatural. When only three people survive the storm, they believe that their troubles are over. But the ship was never destined to have any survivors…

Desperate for someone to hear what happened to them, Sara, one of the survivors writes a message and places it in a bottle, casting it overboard before she meets her destiny. She can only hope that it will be found by someone and her story told.

Read other ghost (horror) stories by David Schmidt – The Henderson Hall Horror.

Author: David Schmidt

Type: One act play

Genre: Horror, Ghost story

Cast: 3M, 2F

Ages of the actors: Teen up

Suitable for: All ages to watch. Some scenes may be scary fr younger children

Length: Thirty minutes

Set: The beach and then on board a ship

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – a lot of the things that happen have to be described by the actors in a realistic and convincing manner

Read a Sample of the Script

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Copyright © August 2019 David Schmidt and Off The Wall Play Publishers

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The fourth wall – one act teen adventure comedy

one act teen adventure comedy

THE FOURTH WALL – ONE ACT TEEN ADVENTURE COMEDY

For those of you that do not know the most important aspect of the moments leading up to the performance of a staged play, LISTEN UP! The fourth wall exists and to all kamikaze’s, beware! Jack,
Jason and Sarah fail to heed this fierce and true warning when they decide to do a bit of exploring on a blank stage, in ‘The Fourth Wall’ – a one act teen adventure comedy.

When the performers discover the kids, they call off their show in the beginning scene and attempt to catch them and take them to the stage manager. When one of the three kids get caught by the performers, the other two kids left must equip themselves with prop weapons and team up with theatre thugs to fight their way through egotistical lead roles, a stunned narrator, epic soldiers, chaotic scene changes and a short tempered stage manager to get their friend back.

In this comedy, a few frivolous minutes of exploration unravel a series of unfortunate events for a show that is already a hot mess. It is up to the Stage Manager to get it together before the show goes on, as he carefully weighs the risk, reward and raucousness of running a revue.

PRODUCTION HISTORY

Estrella Mountain Homeschoolers, Goodyear, AZ, USA – 2017
Parktown Boys High School, Johannesburg, South Africa – 2017
Telstar Middle School, ME, USA – 2017
Lighthouse drama, VA, USA – 2018
SPAG BOL Productions – Ferny Grove State School, Queensland, Australia – 2018
St. Mary’s Girl’s School, Western Australia, Australia – 2018
Christian Academy in Japan – Tokyo, Japan – 2018
Manchester High school, GA, USA – 2018

Author: Jonathan Smith

Type: One act teen adventure comedy play

Genre: Action, comedy, adventure, teen

Length: Thirty minutes

Cast: 6M, 2F, 6N (either M/F) Parts may be doubled

Ages of the actors: Three teen, rest are adult but can be played by any age from teens to adults

Suitable for: All ages

Set: Initially a blank stage, then the stage manager’s office with a desk and chair.

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – a fun filled play with a unique idea

Read a Sample of the Script

Cost is $10.00 for this staged digital play script

Contact Off The Wall Plays with any queries about The Fourth Wall

Copyright © October 2016 Jonathan Smith and Off The Wall Play Publishers

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