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

Welcome to Dramatic Publishing!

Our Friday summer hours are 8:30am - 3:00pm CST. We will reopen at 8:30am on Monday.

One Act Plays

Currently Filtered by:
  1. Remove This Item Target Audience: Family (all ages)
  2. Remove This Item Sub-theme: Christmas
  3. Remove This Item Genre: Comedy
  4. Remove This Item Performing Group: Middle School
Filter By
Category
  1. One Act Plays (7)
  2. Full Length Plays (17)
  3. Musicals (9)
  4. Musicals with Accompaniment CDs (6)
  5. Collections (1)
  6. UIL Approved Titles (2)
  7. Award-Winning (2)

Filter By

Target Audience
  1. Young Audiences (8)
  2. Middle School (9)
  3. High School (3)
  4. College and Adult (3)
  5. Family (all ages) (7)
  6. Senior Adults (1)
  7. Praise Groups (1)
Themes
  1. Crime (1)
  2. Culture (1)
  3. Relationship/Family (2)
  4. Religion (3)
  5. School Issues (1)
  6. Holiday (7)
Sub-theme
  1. Stealing (1)
  2. British (1)
  3. Christianity (3)
  4. Judaism (1)
  5. Buddhism (1)
  6. Islam (1)
  7. Teaching (1)
  8. Christmas (7)
  9. Thanksgiving (1)
  10. Easter (1)
Genre
  1. Comedy (7)
  2. Drama (4)
  3. Tragedy (1)
Sub-genre
  1. Fairy Tale (1)
  2. Magical Realism (4)
  3. Action/Adventure (1)
  4. Fantasy (4)
  5. Fables/Folklore (2)
Performing Group
  1. Elementary School (4)
  2. Middle School (7)
  3. High School (7)
  4. College Theatre (6)
  5. Professional Theatre (2)
  6. TYA (2)
  7. Senior Theatre (1)
  8. Touring Group (6)
Approx. Run Time (minutes)
25m 45m 25m to 45m
Total Cast Size
1 50 1 to 50
Female Cast Members
0 34 0 to 34
Male Cast Members
0 34 0 to 34

7 Item(s)

per page

List  Grid 

  1. Little Scrooge

    Little Scrooge

    By Patricia Barry Rumble. Based on Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol.

    Product Code: LL4000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 2 to 4m., 3 to 7w.
    • 45 min.
    In this extremely creative, kid-friendly adaptation of the Charles Dickens' classic, The Ghost of Christmas Past (a surfer dude), the Ghost of Christmas Present (a beautiful spirit with an attitude) and the Ghost of Christmas Future (an eerie figure in white) help young Eben Scrooge to discover the true meaning of Christmas. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  2. Boid & Oskar

    Boid & Oskar

    By Elizabeth Wong.

    Product Code: BA7000

    • Comedy | Drama | Tragedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Praise Groups
    • 2m., 2w. (plus many gender-neutral ensemble roles; may be done with 3m., 3 w. with doubling.)
    • 45 min.
    Inspired by Oscar Wilde's The Happy Prince,this play is a hip, humorous and heartwarming parable about sacrifice and the lessons of true friendship. Prince Oskar is the spirit of a shiny, red, classic Corvette convertible—without a care in the world. But, placed as a monument high above the city, he alone sees the suffering below—a young girl conflicted by feelings of inferiority, a young boy without a home living in the streets, a writer who has lost the desire to write. With the help of a wise-cracking sparrow named Boid, the prince makes it his mission to help the townspeople. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  3. An Old-Fashioned Christmas

    An Old-Fashioned Christmas

    By Sally Bowman

    Product Code: O91000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 2 to 3m., 5w., extras.
    • 30 min.
    Retirees wish for an old fashioned Christmas, but are not so enthusiastic when their wish is granted. Learn More
    $6.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  4. It's Sad, So Sad When an Elf Goes Bad

    It's Sad, So Sad When an Elf Goes Bad

    By Jerome McDonough.

    Product Code: ID3000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 12+ actors, either gender, flexible.
    • 35 min.
    A misfit elf and retired reindeer plot revenge on Santa, but discover others can be hurt by their actions. Learn More
    $6.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  5. Not Even A. Mouse

    Not Even A. Mouse

    By Jerome McDonough.

    Product Code: N79000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 8 to 34 actors, either gender, flexible.
    • 25 min.
    A mouse and his sister try to find the perfect gift for their mother for Christmas not knowing they had the gift all along. Learn More
    $6.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  6. The Sheep Thief

    The Sheep Thief

    Adapted by Ford Ainsworth from The Second Shepherd's Play.

    Product Code: SY4000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 3w.
    • 35 min.
    Three shepherds must thwart the efforts of a thieving scoundrel named Mak who is trying to steal their sheep. In spite of their vigilance, Mak manages to steal a lamb. The scene in which Mak and his wife, Gil, try to pass the lamb off as their newborn baby is some of the best comedy ever written. Learn More
    $6.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More

7 Item(s)

per page

List  Grid