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SCROOGE'S CHRISTMAS
SCROOGE'S CHRISTMAS - by K. Jones
In Ken Jones' adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic tale, A Christmas Carol, a group of actors portray all the characters of this Christmas tradition. The ensemble provides the songs and sounds as the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge is confronted by the Spirits of Past, Present and Future. This unique telling can play to an audience in an intimate or large setting using nothing but... read more
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11 Rules of Playwriting

What's the secret to great playwriting? 11 rules to follow from Heuer's best-selling playwrights.

  1. Include the cheese. When writing for student audiences (k-12), include some “cheesy” jokes in your play. Why? If you cut the cheese, the play will stink. (By Richard Gremel) 
  2. Learn as much about your play as possible. That way, you will always know where you are going. (By Richard Gremel)
  3. Challenge the actors and audience. Never assume that young actors just want simple dialogue and slapstick humor. Actors want to be challenged, and audiences of... read more
 
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30 TEN MINUTE PLAYS FOR 3 ACTORS
  by M. Dixon, A. Wegener, K. Petruska
THE BIG BOOK OF AUDITION MONOLOGUES, by V. Authors
THE BITE-SIZED BARD: A COLLECTION OF SHAKESPEARE-THEMED
TEN-MINUTE PLAYS
, by V. Authors
EVERYTHING ABOUT THEATRE!, by R. Lee
FAMOUS LAST WORDS, by V. Authors
HE SAID, SHE SAID: TEN-MINUTE PLAYS FOR FOUR,
FIVE AND SIX ACTORS
, by V. Authors
HEAD OVER HEELS, by V. Authors
IT JUST GOT REAL, by V. Authors
THE PLAY'S THE THING: AN EVENING OF SHAKESPEAREAN
SHORTS
, by V. Authors
UNLEASHED: TEN-MINUTE PLAYS FOR THREE ACTORS
  by V. Authors
WORDS ON A PAGE: MONOLOGUES FOR YOUNG PERFORMERS
  by C. Moore, R. Moore
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New Titles Coming Soon:
Complete Tale of the American Civil War (Abridged) by E. McPherson
Cramalot by L. Bryant
John Watson's Body by C.P. Stancich
Original Cast by M. Willis
Worst Production of the Snow Queen Ever by K. DeMoville
 

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30 TEN MINUTE PLAYS FOR 3 ACTORS

Thirty ten-minute plays collected from Actors Theatre of Louisville’s National Ten-Minute Play Contest. This book is comprised of short plays for three actors.
THE BIG BOOK OF AUDITION MONOLOGUES

Do you need an audition monologue? Survive your next audition and nail the role with this large collection of audition monologues written by a myriad of award-winning playwrights. This book includes 144 monologues drawn from characters in published plays that are organized by monologues for males, females or either gender. A perfect collection for anyone seeking audition...
THE BITE-SIZED BARD: A COLLECTION OF SHAKESPEARE-THEMED TEN-MINUTE PLAYS

Shakespeare has never been so easy to handle! This collection of 12 original shorts based on the works of William Shakespeare pokes fun at the Bard of Stratford-upon-Avon. Why is it that you never say the Scottish play? What happens when the actor playing the “Ghost” gets a bad case of stage fright and performs a very hopeless Hamlet? When Shakespeare gets an M.F.A., will it...
EVERYTHING ABOUT THEATRE!

The guidebook of theatre fundamentals.

It's all here in one drama book - a complete overview of all aspects of theatre! The history, the crafts, and the art of the stage are presented in eighteen easy-to-learn units. Theatre history in four parts gives the text an orderly structure. Between each part are bite-sized sections on acting, improvisation, makeup,...

FAMOUS LAST WORDS

It's impossible to cheat death, but we can have a little fun as we shuffle off this mortal coil. Sometimes you just need a sense of humor and other times, you need a hand to hold. Famous Last Words explores the effects of death, dying, grieving and resilience in 12 ten-minute masterpieces. The plays included in this anthology use grace, hope and every once in a while, a...
HE SAID, SHE SAID: TEN-MINUTE PLAYS FOR FOUR, FIVE AND SIX ACTORS

A collection of 11 completely original ten-minute plays! In Untitled, a painting is liberated from his art gallery by Julia, who recognizes the sensitive canvas heart beating beneath Untitled's colorful oils. Untitled lives a fugitive's life until he bumps into Julia again and they both learn, too late, what it truly means to be...Untitled. Break the ‘fifth wall’ with...
HEAD OVER HEELS

Ah, love. There is nothing in the world as simultaneously exhilarating, terrifying, comforting, frustrating and wonderful as love and all if its variations. Head Over Heels explores every incarnation of love from the comfortably married elderly couple to the nervous brand-new lovebirds. These 12 ten-minute plays will make you laugh, sigh, and long for that special...
IT JUST GOT REAL

Ready for a challenge? This brand-new collection of ten-minute plays is just what you’re looking for! These 12 titles address a myriad of current social issues ranging from drug use to immigration and racism to teen suicide and more! Sample titles include Grace by Celeste Bonfanti, Anti-Depressants by Jeff Weisman and The Frying Pan by Kelly Meadows. The...
THE PLAY'S THE THING: AN EVENING OF SHAKESPEAREAN SHORTS

Something kooky this way comes! Shakespeare's characters have never been imagined or re-imagined like this! This book is packed with a full evening of short plays that feature the Bard and some of his most famous characters. With surprising and hilarious twists and turns, these plays are accessible, flexible and easy to produce. The Play's the Thing makes for a night of...
UNLEASHED: TEN-MINUTE PLAYS FOR THREE ACTORS

A collection of 12 award-winning and delightful ten-minute trios! A small-town judge presides over a case, but as defendant and accuser squabble before the folksy judge, their long-suppressed feelings for each other become Unleashed. Relationships can be dangerous – just ask Stan as he deals with Love & Lightning. In The Doctor Will See You Now, what...
WORDS ON A PAGE: MONOLOGUES FOR YOUNG PERFORMERS

Eighty monologues have been designed and collected in this book that specifically contains relatable, current, and interesting content for younger actors. The monologues are written for performers between the ages of five and 18 and feature works of different lengths and subject matter for both males and females. Each monologue has been thoroughly tested by young actors and...
O. Henry Series

Here they are! Selections from O. Henry's short stories in our popular ten minute play format. These plays deliver the same classic wit, humor and surprise endings characteristic of O. Henry's stories. This distinctive style will be cherished by those familiar with O. Henry and truly enjoyed by newcomers.
Grappling With Grammar Series

Who says grappling with grammar has to be a grind? Part of our unique Grammar Series in the popular ten-minute format, which blends performing arts with English studies.
The Maxwell Family Classics Series

Come meet the Maxwells and you will instantly become part of the family. These classic plays are full of comedy and you are given a "ring side" seat in watching the humor of everyday life unfold before your eyes.
The Virgil Series

Come to Lickskillet and join in the adventures of America's #1 family, the Sludges, a clan of fairly unremarkable, but kindly folk, that are guaranteed to keep you in stitches. As you ease back in your chair to enter the slow lane, be prepared for uproarious laughter with a smattering of life's lessons.
Mastering Math Series

The Mastering Math Series inspires knowledge and mathematical concepts through story theatre. Each ten-minute play uses Alberto's family and friends to introduce a new math concept to your students by actively engaging them with humorous dialogue and visual demonstration. This non-traditional, interdisciplinary approach has proven to be a fun, effective means of not only teaching, but also instilling a love of mathematics!
Frankenharry Series

The ridiculously talented Joseph Sorrentino brings you four ten minute plays featuring the famously funny duo, Frank and Harry. Clifford A. Ridley, Philadelphia Inquirer's theater critic, summed it up best when he said, "Frankly, or maybe Harrily, he can't write these clever scripts fast enough to suit me."
Saki Series

A group of plays based on short stories by Hector Hugh Munro (18 December 1870 – 13 November 1916), better known by the pen name Saki, who was a British writer that pulled no punches in satirizing society and culture. Saki is considered a master of the short story and is often compared to O. Henry and Dorothy Parker. His tales feature delicately drawn characters and finely judged narratives. As short plays, you are sure to find them as witty and enlightening today as they were then.
Everything Shakespeare

This year marks 450 years since the birth of William Shakespeare. What's the best way to celebrate his birthday? Visit his hometown, drink like an Elizabethan and produce a Shakespeare play! Below is a complete list of our Shakespeare-related titles.

"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."

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