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

Welcome to Dramatic Publishing!

One Act Plays

Currently Filtered by:
  1. Remove This Item Themes: Relationship/Family
  2. Remove This Item Performing Group: Middle School
  3. Remove This Item Performing Group: Touring Group
Filter By
Category
  1. One Act Plays (120)
  2. Full Length Plays (200)
  3. Musicals (48)
  4. Musicals with Accompaniment CDs (20)
  5. Collections (3)
  6. Scenes and Monologues (1)
  7. UIL Approved Titles (40)
  8. Bilingual Titles (6)
  9. Audience Participation (12)
  10. Ten-minute Theatre (3)
  11. Award-Winning (77)
  12. New In Print (6)

Filter By

Target Audience
  1. Young Audiences (68)
  2. Middle School (102)
  3. High School (86)
  4. College and Adult (59)
  5. Family (all ages) (88)
  6. Senior Adults (20)
  7. Praise Groups (9)
Themes
  1. Crime (16)
  2. Culture (21)
  3. Entertainment (19)
  4. Relationship/Family (120)
  5. Religion (9)
  6. School Issues (29)
  7. Death/Dying (1)
  8. Holiday (10)
  9. Illness/Disability (3)
  10. Substance Abuse (10)
  11. World Issues (2)
Sub-theme
  1. Murder (9)
  2. Stealing (4)
  3. School Shootings (1)
  4. Sexual Abuse (5)
  5. Russian (1)
  6. British (9)
  7. Black (2)
  8. African (3)
  9. Hispanic/Latino (2)
  10. German (2)
  11. Asian (2)
  12. French (2)
  13. Showbiz (8)
  14. Music (1)
  15. Dance (2)
  16. Marriage & Divorce (30)
  17. Abusive Relationships (19)
  18. Infidelity/Cheating (10)
  19. Dating (32)
  20. LGBTQ (1)
  21. Christianity (8)
  22. Judaism (2)
  23. Teaching (5)
  24. Bullying (13)
  25. Suicide (1)
  26. Christmas (7)
  27. Halloween (1)
  28. Hanukkah (1)
  29. Alcohol Abuse (6)
  30. Drug Abuse (7)
  31. Mental Illness (1)
  32. Mental Disability (1)
  33. Prejudice (1)
  34. Racial Issues (1)
  35. War (1)
Show Less Show More
Genre
  1. Comedy (75)
  2. Drama (75)
  3. Farce (12)
  4. Satire (8)
  5. Tragedy (11)
  6. Melodrama (8)
Sub-genre
  1. Fairy Tale (16)
  2. Romantic Comedy (13)
  3. Biographical (3)
  4. Magical Realism (19)
  5. Avant-garde/Experimental (6)
  6. Mystery/Murder Mystery (7)
  7. Historical (11)
  8. Action/Adventure (15)
  9. Fantasy (19)
  10. Fables/Folklore (17)
  11. Romance (10)
  12. Science Fiction (2)
  13. Horror/Gothic (7)
  14. Commedia dell'arte (3)
  15. Mythology (5)
  16. Western (1)
Show Less Show More
Performing Group
  1. Elementary School (21)
  2. Middle School (94)
  3. High School (156)
  4. College Theatre (136)
  5. Professional Theatre (20)
  6. TYA (46)
  7. Senior Theatre (20)
  8. Touring Group (77)
  9. Praise Group (9)
  10. Dinner Theatre (27)
Approx. Run Time (minutes)
10m 45m 10m to 45m
Total Cast Size
1 50 1 to 50
Female Cast Members
0 50 0 to 50
Male Cast Members
0 50 0 to 50

Items 21 to 30 of 120 total

per page
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5

List  Grid 

  1. The Secret Life of Girls

    The Secret Life of Girls

    By Linda Daugherty.

    Product Code: SN8000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Praise Groups
    • 10w. (9w. with doubling).
    • 40 min.
    In this honest and unflinching dramatization of teen-girl angst, a window is opened into the tumultuous and destructive world of girls' bullying. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  2. Kindness

    Kindness

    By Dennis Foon.

    Product Code: K35000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 4 to17 actors (gender flexible).
    • 45 min.
    This play sensitively captures the reality of children's feelings as it tells the story of three kids as they navigate the small and large catastrophes in their lives. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  3. Mustardseed

    Mustardseed

    By Doug Cooney.

    Product Code: MF7000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School
    • 4w.
    • 40 min.
    Four teenage girls are cast as fairies in a stage production of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Each girl experiences a real-life coming-of-age moment. The play is underscored and illuminated by the themes in Shakespeare's text. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  4. Paper or Plastic?

    Paper or Plastic?

    By Werner Trieschmann.

    Product Code: PB5000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 6m., 6w., 3 either gender.
    • 40 min.
    For her first job, teenage Sarah thinks she's easily qualified to check out customers at her local grocery store. At least it has to be better than serving up greasy fast food, right? But she isn't prepared for the assistant manager who refuses to deal with unruly customers or her crazy co-workers who put on camouflage to hunt down stray grocery carts. All Sarah wants is the answer to the simplest question in the world: Paper or plastic? Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  5. A Little Princess

    A Little Princess

    By R.N. Sandberg. Adapted from A Little Princess by Francis Hodgson Burnett.

    Product Code: LE2000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages) | Praise Groups
    • 2 to 4m., 7 to 9w., wth extras. May be expanded to 20 to 25.
    • 40 min.
    A girl who speaks English, French and Hindustani is left in a boarding school in London, but when news arrives that her army captain father has died and their fortune lost, she must live in the attic as a servant until the attic is magically transformed. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  6. Tuesdays & Sundays

    Tuesdays & Sundays

    By Daniel Arnold and Medina Hahn.

    Product Code: TG5000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 1m., 1w. (or 2m., 2w.)
    • 45 min.
    Inspired by a true story that took place in 1887, a teenage couple tries to nourish their love amidst confusing emotions and events, but misunderstanding and fear create terrible consequences and a stunning tragedy. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  7. The Ugly Duckling

    The Ugly Duckling

    Adapted by Ric Averill. From Hans Christian Andersen

    Product Code: U31000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 45 min.
    In search of his identity, Udrich tries to become a turkey, goose, dog, cat, hen, and even a human child. Only after a year of danger and self growth, does he find his place and happiness. Learn More
    $39.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  8. Through the Glass Looking

    Through the Glass Looking

    By Kathryn Petersen.

    Product Code: TF8000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 1m., 2w. (3 either gender. May be expanded up to 10 actors.)
    • 45 min.
    Alex wrestles with questions about why her mother gave her up for adoption, who she is and how she fits into the world around her. In a dream, she goes through a mirror and enters a land called Emitsap where the rulers are tyrannized by a terrifying Judge. She confronts the fears that keep her from truly being herself, frees Emitsap and finds her way back home. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  9. The Imaginators

    The Imaginators

    By Dwayne Hartford.

    Product Code: I86000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 45 min.
    Anne and Tim have just moved to a new town, and they meet the girl from next door, the fabulous Nina Frances Elizabeth Vanderhelden. Using moving boxes and other objects found in the garage, Nina, takes an them on a great make-believe adventure. The children discover their own strengths, the value of cooperation, and the unlimited power of their imaginations. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  10. Romeo and Juliet or The Old "You-Know-I-Really-Love-You-But-My-Father-Really-Hates-You" Blues

    Romeo and Juliet or The Old "You-Know-I-Really-Love-You-But-My-Father-Really-Hates-You" Blues

    By Nancy Linehan Charles. From William Shakespeare

    Product Code: R74000

    • Drama | Melodrama | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 4w. (plus 21 either gender.)
    • 45 min.
    No one can remember why Romeo and Juliet's families hate one another, but the feud continues on. Tracking the star-crossed lovers, and the downward spiral of a courtship to its horrible conclusion, the story tellers fire off comments of premature marriage. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More

Items 21 to 30 of 120 total

per page
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5

List  Grid