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

Welcome to Dramatic Publishing!

Our office will close at 3:00 pm CST on Friday, May 24th and will be closed on Monday, May 27th in observance of Memorial Day. We will reopen at 8:30 am on Tuesday, May 28th. | Ship times are not guaranteed. Learn More.

One Act Plays

Currently Filtered by:
  1. Remove This Item Sub-theme: Marriage & Divorce
  2. Remove This Item Performing Group: Professional Theatre
Filter By
Category
  1. New In Print (2)
  2. Full Length Plays (95)
  3. One Act Plays (4)
  4. One Act Competition Winners (1)
  5. UIL Approved Titles (5)
  6. Musicals (5)
  7. Musicals with Accompaniment CDs (2)
  8. Bilingual Titles (1)
  9. Audience Participation (1)
  10. 1-Person Plays (3)
  11. Livestream Titles (67)
  12. Deaf Culture (1)
  13. Autism Awareness (1)

Filter By

Target Audience
  1. Young Audiences (1)
  2. Middle School (3)
  3. High School (2)
  4. College and Adult (3)
  5. Family (all ages) (2)
  6. Senior Adults (2)
Themes
  1. Relationship/Family (4)
Sub-theme
  1. Marriage & Divorce (4)
  2. Infidelity/Cheating (1)
  3. Dating (1)
Genre
  1. Comedy (2)
  2. Drama (3)
Sub-genre
  1. Magical Realism (1)
  2. Historical (2)
  3. Action/Adventure (1)
  4. Science Fiction (1)
Performing Group
  1. Elementary School (2)
  2. Middle School (28)
  3. High School (45)
  4. College Theatre (40)
  5. Community Theatre (6)
  6. Professional Theatre (4)
  7. TYA (10)
  8. Senior Theatre (9)
  9. Touring Group (20)
  10. Praise Group (1)
  11. Dinner Theatre (20)
Approx. Run Time (minutes)
20m 45m 20m to 45m
Total Cast Size
1 50 1 to 50
Female Cast Members
1 22 1 to 22
Male Cast Members
0 21 0 to 21

4 Item(s)

per page

List  Grid 

  1. One Stoplight Town OB5000

    One Stoplight Town

    By Tracy Wells.

    Product Code: OB5000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 1m., 2w., 5 to 20 either gender

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    One Stoplight Town is a story about people from a small town. A young boy and girl fall in love, a cantankerous grocery store owner copes with change, a son returns home while a daughter thinks about leaving, and a handyman takes it all in while he fixes what is broken. These stories and more are filled with fun characters, lots of humor, plenty of heart and the theme that change comes for us all, whether we are ready or not. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  2. A Tale of Two Spectators

    A Tale of Two Spectators

    By Peter Manos.

    Product Code: TW8000

    • Comedy
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 1m., 1w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 20 min.
    In a park, a man and a woman secretly watch their respective spouses carry on an affair. As time goes on we realize they have been meeting like this to watch their spouses for quite some time and have even developed something of a bond with each other, despite their predicament. And perhaps they have discovered a little more about themselves and their lives, as well. This show can be performed virtually or onstage. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  3. Just Desserts

    Just Desserts

    By Norma Cole and Naneki Elliott.

    Product Code: J35000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Professional
    • 2w. (3, may be expaned to 5 w.)
    • 45 min.
    Set in a rural Kentucky home near the end of the 19th century, this poignant drama recalls the era after the Civil War when women in Kentucky took action against the injustice of English common law regarding property rights, wages, and possessions. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  4. The Dinosaur Play D17000

    The Dinosaur Play

    By Steve and Kathy Hotchner.

    Product Code: D17000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | Professional
    • 2m., 2w. (1 either gender.)

      Limited Livestream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    Entering the last age of the dinosaurs, the children gather around an egg and help it hatch. Making friends with a rough triceratops, they protect the newly formed family, and defeat the hungry T-Rex. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More

4 Item(s)

per page

List  Grid