800-448-7469 Mon-Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm CST

Welcome to Dramatic Publishing!

Please note our seasonal hours: Monday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm CST and Tuesday - Friday, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm. 

One Act Plays

Currently Filtered by:
  1. Remove This Item Themes: Culture
  2. Remove This Item Genre: Comedy
  3. Remove This Item Sub-genre: Avant-garde/Experimental
  4. Remove This Item Sub-genre: Horror/Gothic
  5. Remove This Item Sub-genre: Mythology
  6. Remove This Item Performing Group: Professional Theatre
  7. Remove This Item Performing Group: TYA
  8. Remove This Item Performing Group: Dinner Theatre
Filter By
Category
  1. One Act Plays (6)
  2. Full Length Plays (10)
  3. Musicals (4)
  4. Musicals with Accompaniment CDs (1)
  5. UIL Approved Titles (3)
  6. Bilingual Titles (2)
  7. Audience Participation (2)

Filter By

Target Audience
  1. Young Audiences (3)
  2. Middle School (5)
  3. High School (5)
  4. College and Adult (4)
  5. Family (all ages) (5)
  6. Senior Adults (2)
Themes
  1. Crime (2)
  2. Culture (6)
  3. Entertainment (5)
  4. Relationship/Family (5)
Sub-theme
  1. Murder (2)
  2. Stealing (1)
  3. British (2)
  4. Hispanic/Latino (1)
  5. French (1)
  6. Showbiz (3)
  7. Visual Arts (1)
  8. Marriage & Divorce (4)
  9. Abusive Relationships (2)
  10. Infidelity/Cheating (1)
Genre
  1. Comedy (6)
  2. Drama (2)
  3. Farce (2)
  4. Satire (5)
  5. Tragedy (2)
  6. Melodrama (1)
Sub-genre
  1. Fairy Tale (1)
  2. Romantic Comedy (7)
  3. Magical Realism (1)
  4. Avant-garde/Experimental (4)
  5. Mystery/Murder Mystery (1)
  6. Historical (3)
  7. Action/Adventure (3)
  8. Fantasy (3)
  9. Fables/Folklore (6)
  10. Horror/Gothic (1)
  11. Commedia dell'arte (2)
  12. Mythology (2)
  13. Western (1)
Show Less Show More
Performing Group
  1. Elementary School (1)
  2. Middle School (6)
  3. High School (7)
  4. College Theatre (5)
  5. Professional Theatre (1)
  6. TYA (4)
  7. Senior Theatre (2)
  8. Touring Group (3)
  9. Dinner Theatre (2)
Approx. Run Time (minutes)
25m 45m 25m to 45m
Total Cast Size
1 50 1 to 50
Female Cast Members
0 32 0 to 32
Male Cast Members
0 34 0 to 34

6 Item(s)

per page

List  Grid 

  1. All Out

    All Out

    By John Zodrow.

    Product Code: AA8000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Satire | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 6m., 4w., 6 to 7 extras.
    • 30 min.
    To what extremes will the game show contestants go to win a prize of $100,000? This play is about lack of ethics and what people will do for money. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  2. Macbeth: A Kid's Cautionary Tale Concerning Greed, Power, Mayhem and Other Current Events

    Macbeth: A Kid's Cautionary Tale Concerning Greed, Power, Mayhem and Other Current Events

    Adapted by Nancy Linehan Charles. From Shakespeare.

    Product Code: MB8000

    • Comedy | Drama | Melodrama | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • large and flexible. A minimum of 15 actors, expandable to include all. Storytellers, witches, messengers and soldiers are perfect for gender-blind casting.
    • 45 min.
    Macbeth and his lady covet the riches and crown, while witches, ghosts, kings and soldiers battle for good vs. evil. Macbeth, with his dry, forward attitude speaks poorly to the witches, which does not help him in the least. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  3. In Other Words

    In Other Words

    By Sharon Elizabeth Doyle.

    Product Code: IB3000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 6 either gender, with option to add more.
    • 45 min.
    Ideal for either in-school or theatre performances, this title is designed to stimulate the creative actor and delight the child in all of us with human cartoons. Join Professor Fleetfoot and his madcap friends on a zany exploration of communication. Learn More
    $39.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  4. Canterbury Tale From The Wife of Bath

    Canterbury Tale From The Wife of Bath

    Adapted by Herman Ammann from Geoffrey Chaucer.

    Product Code: CK2000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 5m., 7w.
    • 40 min.
    A knight of the round table must solve a riddle or lose his life. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  5. Jocko or, The Monkey's Husband

    Jocko or, The Monkey's Husband

    By Tim Kelly. Based on the French classic, Jocko La Singe.

    Product Code: J61000

    • Comedy | Satire | Tragedy
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 13+ actors, flexible, 2m., 4w.
    • 25 min.
    Based on one of the French Boulevard plays of the 1800's, in which Jocko (a monkey) falls in love with a European man. They endure the comments of a contemporary theatre audience as well as family and authorities as they pursue their relationship. Learn More
    $6.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  6. The Frogs

    The Frogs

    Adapted by I. E. Clark from Aristophanes.

    Product Code: FE3000

    • Comedy | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 5m., 5w., extras (may include 20 or more).
    • 40 min.
    An adaption of a classic Greek comedy by Aristophanes, in which Dionysus ventures to Hades in order to bring a playwright back to life. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More

6 Item(s)

per page

List  Grid