|Ten Minute Plays|
|Heuer introduced an incredible selection of ten minute plays in 2006 to an astounding response. Interest from directors has grown exponentially ever since. The Ten Minute Play Pack includes performance rights and scripts for the cast and director. For Forensics, the Additional Venue fee is waived.
Some benefits of an evening of Ten Minute Plays are:
• More actors - all with major roles, but no role too big for anyone.
• Flexible rehearsals - no major effort two weeks prior to performance.
• Minimal staging/set - less behind-the-scene work involved.
• More income - theatres can schedule weekday performances.
• Audience appeal - theatres can attract a diverse audience.
|Ten Minute Plays|
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|'TIS NOT ME SHE LOVES|
|By: Steven Stack|
|(: 3 , 4 , 1 , 8 ; |
|The feud between the Hatplains and the McCroys has been in a slump for some time now. Both families agree that there's only one way to reignite the feud: a forbidden love between Romero McCroy and Julia Hatplain. A ridiculously fun ten-minute melodramatic comedy that's half Romeo and Juliet and part Hatfields and McCoys.|
|By: Nat Gruca|
|(: 1 , 3 , 4 ; |
|A freshly deceased woman suffers the shock, horror, and incompetence of a hastily-ordered fate after breaking several movie theater taboos. Under the decree of three shadowy individuals, her past crimes are recalled and amends are attempted in this comedy about posthumous consequences, illicit sweets, and the mother of a Very Important... read more|
|By: Joseph Sorrentino|
|(: 1 , 1 , 2 ; |
|A simple phone call to an automated banking system turns into a humorous battle of wits between a computer-generated voice and a frustrated customer, leaving us to wonder if computers have already taken over the world. The phone voice may be played by a man or a woman.|
|By: Alex Broun|
|(: 4 , 4 ; : )|
|How many cigarettes is enough - 1, 2, 3 ... 10,000 ?
Four sisters face the big questions in this fast-paced, imaginative, funny and moving ten minute play.|
|3 AM WAKE-UP CALL|
|By: E.R. Schultz|
|(: 3 , 3 )|
|Bob has just been called to an empty parking lot at three in the morning by his friend Bill. Bill has had himself one wild evening and the more Bob (and the audience) learns about Bill's exploits the more comedy ensues.|
|THE 42ND ANNUAL PIE-RATING CONVENTION|
|By: Noah S. Brown|
|(: 1 , 3 , 6 , 10 ; |
|Due to an apparent breakdown in communication, a crew of pirates unwittingly crashes the 42nd Annual Canadian Pastry Judging Convention, in other words the Pie-Rating Convention. Leaving the good-natured Canadian Patriot Alan to handle the situation.|
|By: Laurie Allen|
|(: 2 , 2 )|
|Jill thought her mother died when she was five years old. Now, years later, she discovers that her mother is alive but has never tried to make contact. Will she meet the mother that rejected her? What will she say after all these years?|
|By: Erica Jo Lloyd|
|(: 4 , 2 , 6 ; |
|“We had one lifetime together! Yours! What about the rest of mine?” So Taylor tells his dead girlfriend, Mandy, after she announces that she doesn’t like Taylor’s new fiancee, Amelia, in this play about loss and not dealing with it. Eventually the echoes of Mandy win out, and Taylor settles for isolation to be 'alone' with Mandy.|
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