ONE-ACT PLAYS

These scripts are available royalty-free, but please contact me for permission.

If you could have dinenr with any three people from history, who would they be? And what could possibly go wrong? Find out in "Date With History," a riotous one-act available royalty-free from Alaskan playwright Tom Moran.
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

 

David Haynes stars as Godzilla in "The Big Guy," an imaginative and destructive one-man show by Alaskan playwright Tom Moran.
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 scene from the Theatre Three (NY) production of "Ok Computer," a dark one-act comedy about a future society where computer dating has become mandatory, written by Alaskan playwright Tom Moran..
OK Computer: 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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Exit Strategy: Sean thinks he's found the perfect way to keep from getting dumped: hit 'em with paperwork.
Comedy, 25 minutes, 1 male, 1-3 females

 

 

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

 

 

What if the Friars in "Much Ado About Nothing" and "Romeo and Juliet" were the same person? Find out in this one-act play written entirely in blank verse, available royalty-free from prolific Alaskan playwright Tom Moran.
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

 

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

 

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