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

Welcome to Dramatic Publishing!

PLEASE NOTE OUR SUMMER HOURS: Monday, 8:30 am – 3:00 pm CST; Tuesday-Thursday, 8:30 am – 2:30 pm; Friday, 8:30 am – 2:00 pm. | Ship times are not guaranteed. Learn More.

One Act Plays

Currently Filtered by:
  1. Remove This Item Sub-theme: Bullying
  2. Remove This Item Sub-genre: Romance
  3. Remove This Item Sub-genre: Science Fiction
Filter By
Category
  1. Full Length Plays (8)
  2. One Act Plays (3)
  3. Musicals (3)
  4. Musicals with Accompaniment CDs (1)
  5. Livestream Titles (12)

Filter By

Target Audience
  1. Young Audiences (2)
  2. Middle School (3)
  3. High School (3)
  4. College and Adult (2)
  5. Family (all ages) (2)
Themes
  1. Culture (1)
  2. Relationship/Family (2)
  3. School Issues (3)
  4. Death/Dying (1)
Sub-theme
  1. Abusive Relationships (1)
  2. Dating (2)
  3. LGBTQ (1)
  4. Bullying (3)
  5. Suicide (1)
Genre
  1. Comedy (3)
  2. Drama (2)
  3. Farce (2)
  4. Satire (2)
  5. Melodrama (1)
Sub-genre
  1. Fairy Tale (1)
  2. Biographical (1)
  3. Magical Realism (4)
  4. Avant-garde/Experimental (1)
  5. Mystery/Murder Mystery (1)
  6. Action/Adventure (6)
  7. Fantasy (4)
  8. Fables/Folklore (2)
  9. Romance (1)
  10. Science Fiction (2)
Show Less Show More
Performing Group
  1. Elementary School (1)
  2. Middle School (3)
  3. High School (3)
  4. TYA (1)
  5. Touring Group (2)
  6. Dinner Theatre (1)
Approx. Run Time (minutes)
20m 45m 20m to 45m
Total Cast Size
1 50 1 to 50
Female Cast Members
0 7 0 to 7
Male Cast Members
0 7 0 to 7

3 Item(s)

per page

List  Grid 

  1. Ghosts in the Machine (One-Act) GD9000

    Ghosts in the Machine (One-Act Version)

    By Eric Coble.

    Product Code: GD9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School
    • 7 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 40 min.
    It begins after lunch on Melissa’s phone. Someone she doesn’t know is texting her looking for a drug hook-up. Soon, seven very different high-school kids are getting bizarre texts from numbers they don’t recognize—budding romances, bitter rivalries, even violent threats. What’s going on? And what if it’s not people connecting with other people via their phones … but phones trying to connect with other phones via their people? A one-act digital mystery for the mind and heart of the savvy texter. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  2. Cucarachas

    Cucarachas

    By Rosemary Frisino Toohey.

    Product Code: CN5000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School
    • 2m., 3 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 20 min.
    A trio of cockroaches in a research lab live a life of ease and are joined by a cockroach bred aboard a spaceship, who encourages them to be independent and ignore the rules. He's independent, he moves differently, he even thinks! If the other roaches change their pattern, will it be the dawn of a new day? Or will it mean curtains for cucarachas? Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  3. Uncool

    Uncool

    By Vin Morreale Jr.

    Product Code: U24000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Melodrama | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | TYA
    • 3m., 6w., extras as desired.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    In this teen comedy, Jenny is part of the popular crowd that rules the school, while Beth is the new girl trying desperately to fit in. Together they must come to terms with what it means to be cool, what is uncool and why it is so important to simply be yourself. Issues of self-worth, mutual respect and tolerance of those who are different are explored against a backdrop of humorous teen-oriented dialogue that will leave audiences dizzy with laughter. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More

3 Item(s)

per page

List  Grid