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Romantic Comedy
Full Length
4 men, 5 women (9 total)
Is the carefree story of the Dean family—Father, Mother and twenty-year-old daughter, Betsy—from Minneapolis, who embark on their first European holiday, to soak up some old world charm and visit with a twenty-three-year-old daughter, Meg, who's been studying music abroad for three years. The situation becomes hysterical when they arrive in Paris, and the quick tempered Mr. Dean finds he doesn't speak enough French to make the elevator man understand he wants to get to the lobb...
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Romance
Full Length
3 men, 5 women (8 total)
A sequel to Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice set two years after the novel ends, MISS BENNET continues the story, only this time with bookish middle-sister Mary as its unlikely heroine. Mary is growing tired of her role as dutiful middle sister in the face of her siblings’ romantic escapades. When the family gathers for Christmas at Pemberley, an unexpected guest sparks Mary’s hopes for independence, an intellectual match, and possibly even love....
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Comic Monologues
One Acts
1 man, 1 woman (2 total)
THE SANTALAND DIARIES is a brilliant evocation of what a slacker's Christmas must feel like. Out of work, our slacker decides to become a Macy's elf during the holiday crunch. At first the job is simply humiliating, but once the thousands of visitors start pouring through Santa's workshop, he becomes battle-weary and bitter. Finding consolation in the fact that some of the other elves were television extras on One Life to Live, he grins and bears it, occasionally tak...
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Comedy/Drama
Full Length
6 men, 3 women (9 total)
THE ASSEMBLED PARTIES welcomes us to the world of the Bascovs, an Upper West Side Jewish family in 1980. In a sprawling Central Park West apartment, former movie star Julie Bascov and her sister-in-law Faye bring their families together for their traditional holiday dinner. But tonight, things are not usual. A houseguest has joined the festivities for the first time and he unwittingly—or perhaps by design—insinuates himself into the family drama. Twenty years later, as 2001 app...
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Comedy
One Act
3 men (3 total)
In BACHELOR HOLIDAY a mouse, caught in a glue trap, causes three roommates to discuss the meaning of life, death, yuppiedom, karma and the harsh reality of their place on the food chain....
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Drama
Full length
1 man, 3 women (4 total)
In a Holiday Inn in romantic St. Augustine, Florida, two estranged sisters travel unlikely journeys as they struggle to regain their bearings after the loss of their much-loved third sister. One talks, the other doesn't. Their efforts at redefining themselves and their relationship are both poignant and humorous. A dashing conquistador, a lost suitcase, a bellhop with a barnacle growing in his ear are but a few of the many surprising turns in this unusual and very moving story....
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Comic/Dramatic Short Scene
Short Scene
3 men, 3 women (flexible casting) (6 total)
ONE CHRISTMAS EVE AT EVERGREEN MALL follows eight intertwined stories in a Midwestern mall on the last day of shopping before the holiday. A diverse cast of characters—from a lovesick mall Santa to an over-eager mall cop, from a pair of brainy misfit teenagers to a pair of battling actors in a production of A Christmas Carol, from a petulant college freshman to a pair of newlyweds—navigate first meetings, second chances, and last-minute choices. ONE CHRISTMAS EVE wraps t...
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Drama
Full Length
15 men, 6 women (21 total)
Based on Truman Capote’s classic novella, BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S tells the story of a young Southern-born writer, known to us only as Fred, who becomes infatuated with his Upper East Side neighbor: the beguiling, effervescent beauty Miss Holiday Golightly. As Holly pulls Fred into her world of spontaneous parties and luxury, he finds himself increasingly fascinated with this captivating woman....
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Play with Music
Full Length
5-8 men, 3-6 women, 1 boy (9 total)
A highly inventive adaptation of the classic Dickens story, pared down to its essential elements. In this version, we encounter a company of traveling players about to enact the Dickens story. As the on-stage trunk of supplies opens, actors and clowns spill out and roll on. The gruff stage manager and prop boy check the show's props, which are shabby and third rate, but the troupe improvises by creating a magical world of make-believe. The acting troupe soon discovers that the ...
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Drama
Full Length
3 men, 2 women, 1 boy or girl, 1 musician (7 total)
Focusing on Dickens' powerful language, humor and warmth, this charming version of A CHRISTMAS CAROL simply and directly tells the story of the redemption of a human soul. The play follows the ever-powerful story of Scrooge, a lonely miser, who, through the help of spirits and visions from his past, present and future, finds a second chance to become a loving, generous human being. Adapted for a company of six actors, accompanied by a fiddler, the play requires a minimum of set...
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Drama
Full Length
7 men, 5 women, chorus of children (12 total)
Adapted from the original by Charles Dickens.
THE STORY: This theatrical and spirited version of A CHRISTMAS CAROL puts the phantasmagoric qualities of Charles Dickens' classic tale center stage. A swirling, dancing chorus of ghosts that weave through this uplifting holiday story of redemption, magic and hope. The play has been performed for almost a million people over the years at Houston's Alley Theatre, Hartford Stage, and Washington, D.C.'s historic Ford's Theatre....
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Comedy
Full Length
8 men, 10 women (doubling, flexible casting) (18 total)
Pulitzer Prize-winner Donald Margulies weaves together nostalgia, music and merriment in this new seasonal classic. A holiday show for people of all ages and all faiths, CONEY ISLAND CHRISTMAS introduces us to Shirley Abramowitz, a young Jewish girl who (much to her immigrant parents' exasperation) is cast as Jesus in the school's Christmas pageant. As Shirley, now much older, recounts the memorable story to her great-granddaughter, the play captures a timeless and universal ta...
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Drama
One Act
2 men (2 total)
Junior lives in the big city, works in a club and likes performance art. Senior lives in the suburbs, puts roofs on buildings and attends family picnics on battlefields. After a holiday meal, father drives son to the train station. On this drive, they navigate not only the roads, but each other as Junior delivers news that turns a familiar journey into an unrecognizable one to them both....
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Two Plays in One Volume
One Acts
DOWN THE SHORE. Lucy's renamed herself "Luke" and, at sixteen years old, wants out of nowhere, Podunk, suburban America. She's hiding out from yet another of her mother's weddings with her soulmate, a statue of St. Bernadette of Lourdes, and she is waiting for Phippsy to finish delivering pizzas so they can escape to the Jersey Shore forever. But then M.J. shows up claiming to be her older brother. Together they travel back to a place of real—or imagined—memory, before the wo...
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Comedy
Full Length
2 men, 6 women (doubling) (8 total)
It's four days before Christmas in the tiny town of Tinsel, Texas, and a colorful parade of eccentric guests arrive at the Snowflake Inn and deck the halls with holiday hilarity. Trina, the harried yet upbeat innkeeper of this B&B, has more than she can handle coping with these nuttier-than-a-fruitcake lodgers. Hoyt and his sister, Donna Jo, make the mistake of trying to end a thirty-year feud between their curmudgeonly aunts, Ennis and Della, with sidesplitting results. Ainsle...
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Comic/Dramatic Short Scene
Short Scene
3 men, 3 women (flexible casting) (6 total)
ONE CHRISTMAS EVE AT EVERGREEN MALL follows eight intertwined stories in a Midwestern mall on the last day of shopping before the holiday. A diverse cast of characters—from a lovesick mall Santa to an over-eager mall cop, from a pair of brainy misfit teenagers to a pair of battling actors in a production of A Christmas Carol, from a petulant college freshman to a pair of newlyweds—navigate first meetings, second chances, and last-minute choices. ONE CHRISTMAS EVE wraps t...
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Melodrama
Full Length
5 men, 1 woman (6 total)
Tony Wendice has married his wife, Margot, for her money and now plans to murder her for the same reason. He arranges the perfect murder. He blackmails a scoundrel he used to know into strangling her for a fee of one thousand pounds, and arranges a brilliant alibi for himself. Unfortunately…the murderer gets murdered and the victim survives. But this doesn't baffle the husband: He sees his hireling's death as an opportunity to have his wife convicted for the murder of the man w...
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Comedy
Full Length
3 men, 6 women (9 total)
In this outrageously funny comedy, it’s Christmas-time in the newest—and tiniest—town in Texas. And it’s beginning to look a lot like trouble in Doublewide. Not only are the trailer park residents dealing with the stress of the holiday season, but they’ve just discovered that Doublewide is being double-crossed by the County. With their official incorporation papers in jeopardy, this band of eccentric Texans throw themselves into taking on the "Big Guys." Determined to bolster t...
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Period Comedy
Full Length
3 men, 5 women (8 total)
From the novel by Elizabeth von Arnim. Feeling lost in the shadows of marriage and forgotten in the rush of 1920s post-war society, two London housewives pool their savings to rent a villa in Italy for a ladies-only holiday away, reluctantly recruiting a pair of difficult upper-class women to share the cost and the experience. Together under the Mediterranean sun, the four women clash—and then begin to bond and bloom—until men once again upset the balance.

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Comedy
Musical
4 women (4 total)
FAME TAKES A HOLIDAY tells the story of the High Heeled Women, a four-girl cabaret act, on the two worst nights of their show biz lives (in-cluding one in New Jersey). Onstage, the High Heeled Women perform a tight knit, madcap comedy revue with songs and sketches; backstage, they struggle desperately to keep their act together. By play's end, the High Heeled Women have lost everything, including their clothing, but they have learned the true meaning of success....
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Short Comedy Collection
One Acts
The perfect young woman and her perfect young boyfriend in MADE FOR A WOMAN are perfect examples of the image conscious society in which we live. She has everything and he does too, and they have each other. All is fine until she feels duped by a case of over-packaging, her world falls apart, and she decides to take matters into her own hands in a dangerous way. (1 man, 1 woman.)In BACHELOR HOLIDAY a mouse, caught in a glue trap, causes three roommates to discuss the meaning ...
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Comedy/Drama
One Act
1 man, 1 woman (2 total)
Eric and Sharon went to high school together; now, twenty years later, they meet again during a service at a Manhattan synagogue. He is a struggling model and substance abuser in a shallow relationship with a California blond; she is an intensely bright and accomplished doctor whose current relationship is an uneasy flirtation with a gentile doctor. He is there to join the current trend of "rediscovering" his religion; she has always been fiercely devoted to hers. Over a year's...
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Comedy/Drama
Musical
4 men, 2 women (6 total)
It is Christmas in New York, but for two young lovers, Jim and Della, the prospects are bleak, as both are out of work and penniless. But as those familiar with the famous O. Henry story are aware, their dilemma is solved when both part with their most precious possessions (she her beautiful long hair, he his heirloom pocket watch) in order to buy presents for each other thereby creating, at least for a magical moment, an aura of warmth and giving in the cold, impersonal winter...
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Comic/Dramatic Short Scene
Short Scene
3 men, 3 women (flexible casting) (6 total)
ONE CHRISTMAS EVE AT EVERGREEN MALL follows eight intertwined stories in a Midwestern mall on the last day of shopping before the holiday. A diverse cast of characters—from a lovesick mall Santa to an over-eager mall cop, from a pair of brainy misfit teenagers to a pair of battling actors in a production of A Christmas Carol, from a petulant college freshman to a pair of newlyweds—navigate first meetings, second chances, and last-minute choices. ONE CHRISTMAS EVE wraps t...
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Drama
Full Length
1 man, 1 woman (2 total)
Evan returns to Helensburgh, West Scotland, home to the nation's nuclear defense program and once a thriving holiday resort. A place he's been trying to avoid. Haunted by his past and afraid of his future, he finds Helen working at the Seaview Hotel. GOOD WITH PEOPLE is a haunting two-hander from one of Scotland's great writers, tracing one town's path of personal and political destruction....
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