10-Minute Plays

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Six Women Play Festival in Colorado Springs, CO, April 2015. Featuring Crystal Carter and Anna Faye Hunter. Dir. Marisa Hebert. Photo: Brian Kwan.

ALONE IN THE GOLDFISH BOWL (Drama)
Cast: 2 Females
It’s been ages since Ari left the house, and Nikki wants her sister to come out for the night. A contemplation on life, death, and what it means to be stuck in a goldfish bowl.
Published and licensed by One Act Play Depot. Available in Gals and Goddesses (One Act Play Depot.)

 

 

Little Fish Theater's 2012 Pick of the Vine Festival, San Pedro, CA (dir Bill
Little Fish Theater’s 2012 Pick of the Vine Festival, San Pedro, CA (dir Bill Wolski).

AU NATUREL (Comedy)
Cast: 3 Females
One woman’s encounter with Mother Nature in the sauna at the Au Naturel Spa.
Published and licensed by One Act Play Depot. Available in Gals and Goddesses (One Act Play Depot.)

 

 

BarCar1BAR CAR REVERIE (Comedy)
CAST: 2 females, 3 males
A man finds himself tangled in the web of his own dream…or perhaps he has entered another dimension.
To request a script or performance rights, please fill out the contact form at the bottom of this page.

 

 

City Theatre's Summer Shorts 2013, Miami, FL; with Todd Allen Durkin, Vera Varlamov and Ken Clement (Dir. Margaret Ledford) Photo: George Schiavone.
City Theatre’s Summer Shorts 2013, Miami, FL; with Todd Allen Durkin, Vera Varlamov and Ken Clement. Dir. Margaret Ledford. Photo: George Schiavone.

BITE ME (Comedy)
Cast: 1 female, 2 males
Ellen has brought home a vampire. After all, Mark did say that he wanted to spend all eternity with her.
Published and licensed by One Act Play Depot.
Available in Three More Marriage Plays (One Act Play Depot), 2014 The Best 10-Minute Plays (Smith & Kraus).Monologues in The Best Women’s Stage Monologues of 2014 (Smith & Kraus) and Best Contemporary  Monologues for Women Ages 18-35 (Applause Books)

 

 

threemoremarriageplays14BONA FIDE (Satire)
Cast: 1 Female, 1 male.
Anna has married Samir so that he can stay in the country. As they celebrate their new marriage with champagne, Anna discovers a letter from the state asking for proof that their marriage has been consummated.
Published and licensed by One Act Play Depot.
Available in Three More Marriage Plays (One Act Play Depot).

 

 

Summer Shorties...SummER NOT 10-Minute Play Festival, Turtle Shell Prouction, NYC July-Aug 2011. Dir: John W. Cooper. Featuring: Ed Newman, Shannon Lyne Black & Donna Klimek.
Summer Shorties…SummER NOT 10-Minute Play Festival, Turtle Shell Prouction, NYC July-Aug 2011. Dir: John W. Cooper. Featuring: Ed Newman, Shannon Lyne Black & Donna Klimek.

CLOWN THERAPY (Comedy)
Cast: 2 females, 1 male
Frank, a clown, and his wife Maggie seek marriage counseling after Maggie discovers that Frank is not really a clown.
Available in 2012 The Best 10-Minute Plays (Smith & Kraus).
To request a script or performance rights, please fill out the contact form at the bottom of this page.

 

 

Erasing the Brain1ERASING THE BRAIN (Dramedy, Play for Youth)
Cast: 1 female, 1 male, 1 female off-stage voice
When Ellen discovers that her younger brother Mattie has read her diary, she resorts to drastic measures:  she takes his video game controller hostage.  Mattie tries to convince Ellen that he can erase his brain,
Published and licensed by YouthPLAYS.
Also available in Middle Schoolin’ It, (YouthPLAYS).

 

 

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Joel Haberli and Kymberly Tuttle in FROSTBITE, at the 2017 LIC One-Act Festival, LIC, NY in May 2017. Directed by Walter Hoffman.

FROSTBITE (Comedy)
Cast: 1 female, 2 males
After an encounter with some rabid polar bears, Candy and Carl are  are about to resort to cannibalism.  Frostbite is a comedy about marriage, infidelity and eating human flesh.
Watch the full play HERE.
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 presented as part of LOSING OUR HEADS: THE GUILLOTINE PLAY produced by Harlequin Productions at Cayuga Community College in Auburn, NY. March 2015. (dir. Robert Frame.)
Presented as part of LOSING OUR HEADS: THE GUILLOTINE PLAY produced by Harlequin Productions at Cayuga Community College in Auburn, NY. March 2015. (dir. Robert Frame.)

LOVE AT FIRST SLICE (Comedy)
Cast: 2 women
Collete has fallen in love with a severed head, and brings him home to meet her mother.
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MAKING THE CUT, presented as part of LOSING OUR HEADS: THE GUILLOTINE PLAY produced by Harlequin Productions at Cayuga Community College in Auburn, NY. March 2015. (dir. Robert Frame.)
MAKING THE CUT, presented as part of LOSING OUR HEADS: THE GUILLOTINE PLAY produced by Harlequin Productions at Cayuga Community College in Auburn, NY. March 2015. (dir. Robert Frame.)

MAKING THE CUT (Comedy)
Cast: 3 characters, any gender
A Guillotine goes for a job interview.
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missedexitMISSED EXIT (Comedy)
Cast: 4 females, 2  males
A family of five is trapped inside a compact car on their way to a wedding. After one too many wrong turns, the GPS comes to life.
Published and licensed by One Act Play Depot.
Available in Longwood University’s 0 to 60 Volume 1, (One Act Play Depot), and in Boston Theater Marathon XI, 2009 Anthology, (Smith & Kraus).

 

 

 

Lakeshore Players
SCULPTING PERFECTION at Lakeshore Players in White Bear Lake, MN in 2012. Photo: Joan Elwell. Dir: Kari Steinbach. Pictured: Shanon Maloney and Ashley Young.

SCULPTING PERFECTION (Comedy)
Cast: 2 females, 1 male
A mother has a hidden agenda on the morning of the Bear Lodge Park Snow Sculpture Contest.
Published and licensed by One Act Play Depot. Available in Gals and Goddesses (One Act Play Depot.)

 

 

 

Slicing the Chery
SLICING THE CHERRY, produced at the 2011 InspiraTO Festival in Toronto. Actors: Cary West & Emily Stang. Dir. Erin O’Hanley. Photo by Vito Zmak.

SLICING THE CHERRY (Comedy)
Cast: 1 female, 1 male
Charlotte Corday, the historical killer of Marat, resists the advances of her oh-so-sexy executioner.
(A stand alone 10-Minute play which is also a part of LOSING OUR HEADS: THE GUILLOTINE PLAY.)
To request a script or performance rights, please fill out the contact form at the bottom of this page.

 

 

 

smileSMILE (drama)
Cast: 1 female, 1 male
A woman reacts when she is told to smile one too many times.
Available as an E-Tens Ebook from Original Works Publishing and in the 2010 The Best 10-Minute Plays (Smith & Kraus)
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Adyana De La Torre and Joel Haberli in my ten-minute play TEXT MISDIRECTED (directed by Debra Whitfield) at the 2010 8-Minute Madness Festival, produced by Turtle Shell Productions.
Adyana De La Torre and Joel Haberli in my ten-minute play TEXT MISDIRECTED (directed by Debra Whitfield) at the 2010 8-Minute Madness Festival, produced by Turtle Shell Productions.

TEXT MISDIRECTED (comedy)
Cast: 1 female, 1 male, 1 off-stage voice
Jane plans to divorce her husband. Lucky for her, she has sat down next to Barry, an attorney, who is more than happy to provide his services. Unlucky for Barry, Jane has a severe distrust of all technology, and Barry is plugged-in in more ways than one.
Published and licensed by One Act Play Depot.
Available in Longwood University’s “0 to 60” 2010: Volume 2  (One Act Play Depot) and The Best 10-Minute Plays of 2009 (Smith & Kraus).

 

 

 

threemoremarriageplays14THE PING AND THE PONG OF IT (comedy)
Cast: 1 female, 1 male
As Tina and Gavin measure a room for a ping pong table, it becomes apparent that Tina never wanted a ping pong table. Gavin is crushed. Can their marriage survive?
Published and Licensed by One Act Play Depot.
Available in Three More Marriage Plays (One Act Play Depot).

 

 

 

North Park Playwright Festival, San Diego, CA; Oct. 2013
North Park Playwright Festival, San Diego, CA; Oct. 2013

THE UNBEARABLE LIGHTNESS OF GREENING (comedy)
Cast: 1 female, 1 male
After Bob leaves Jane for a potted plant, he tries to convince Jane to start internet dating.
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