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ONE-ACT PLAYS

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A man and a woman at a table in a bar
Exit StrategySean thinks he's found the perfect way to keep from getting dumped: hit 'em with paperwork.
Comedy, 25 minutes, 1 male, 1-3 females

 

 

An actor dressed as Godzilla menaces Tokyo
The Big Guy

In this unique one-person show, the question of whether to destroy Tokyo or to defend it sends Godzilla into a full-blown existential crisis.

 

Comedy, 30 minutes, 1 male or female

 

A teenage by hangs his head infront of a judge and a teenage girl
OKComputer
 
The government has started using standardized testing and computer dating algorithms to play matchmaker. But can compatibility compete with romance?
 
Comedy, 35 minutes, 3 males, 3 females

 

 

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Nemeses: A woman who has been peculiarly unlucky at love meets a man who has been precisely the opposite. But does this make them enemies, or something else entirely? Comedy, 30 minutes, 2 males, 4 females

 

Silhouette of a head filled with images of historical figures, in front of their names
Date With History

Luke won a contest to have dinner with three historical figures of his choice, then picked three people to impress his fiancée Jenny. When the dinner goes horribly wrong, it’s up to some of history’s greatest luminaries to help Luke win back Jenny’s love.

 

Comedy, one hour, 3 males, 3 females

 

A hysterical old man in a bathrobe
Life Support
 
Ralph flies into a panic when a mysterious caller informs him he has a deadly virus. Or does he?
Comedy, 25 minutes, 1 male, 2 females, 1 either gender

 

 

A faux-antique woodcut of a Friar holding a crowbar
Friar with a Crowbar

A Shakespearean mashup in which the meddling friars in “Romeo and Juliet” and “Much Ado About Nothing” are revealed to be the same person, executing both far-fetched schemes at the same time.

 

Comedy, 50 minutes, 5 males, 2 females

 

Rewrite: The characters in a Western novel stage a rebellion against their hack author. Comedy, 20 minutes, 4 males

 

 

Swede Family Robinson: A father desperate to win his children's affection comes up with the best bonding experience he can: making them restage "Star Wars" under duress at the family summer home. Comedy, 25 minutes, 2 males, 1 female

 

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