Free Short Play Scripts
Short plays (also known as skits) are an excellent way for new actors start out.
- Rather than giving them a full play, give them something short to work with and "play" with theatre before jumping into something big.
- These skits may also be used for Reader's Theatre in the classroom as a quick and easy lesson.
- Use the short play as an introduction to get students interested in a topic or as a fun way to get students up and moving.
- Or you can create an entire evening of entertainment in the style of Saturday Night Live by using several sketches (another way of saying a short play or scene).
Shorts are a wonderful tool for actors, directors, teacher and students.
Check out some of the recommended scripts below.
"Weird" scene for 2 female actors from the play "Flowers in the Desert" available from Amazon.com ISBN-13: 978-1530169085
"The Waiting Room" A short dramatic scene for 3 actors (written for 3 men but can be done by any gender) from "Death of an Insurance Salesman" ISBN-13: 978-1518665547
"Ow!" scene for 3 actors from the play "Holka Polka" available on Amazon.com ISBN-13: 978-1502445490
NEW IN 2018! "Rednecks vs Aliens" is a wacky comedy scene for 2 males and 2 females about a redneck named JJ who is kidnapped by two beautiful alien women.
Free scene preview:
Scene for 4 Actors on Freedrama Blog
Buy a low cost PDF of the entire crazy comedy script at https://sellfy.com/p/VoFU/
More Scenes from "Rednecks vs Aliens:
The Skunk in the Trunk scene for 4 actors
Professor Probe scene for 3 males
"Grace" Short drama of an angel who has fallen in love with a mortal. 2w 1m. From the published play "Secrets of My Soul"
"A Hysterical History of the American Revolution" Short comedy for ten+ actors.
"Hippies, Housewives, and Watering Holes" - 10 minute play - 2 w 1 m
"Chile Pepper Chicks" Short comedy about a couple of guys who meet their favorite country singer. 3m 3w
"Dragon Trouble" Children's Play: Susie Sally Sassafras and her fairy friends like to make a lot of trouble. They decide to create problems in the peaceful kingdom of Chalupa. The play has a flexible cast with anywhere from 8 characters to dozens of parts. This is a short, one act play. Buy a low cost PDF at Sellfy.com
"The Gingerbread Girl" This wacky play takes place after the story of the Gingerbread Man. It's a mix of the fairy tales and the story of Frankenstein! Buy a low cost PDF at Sellfy.com
"The Hysterical History of Cleopatra" - short comedy play about the famous Egyptian Queen - for 9 or more actors (as few as 7 with doubling) 2-4 females and 4-6 of any gender. Buy a low cost PDF at CurrClick.com
"Blinded by the Knight" comedy play about a comic books store, a couple of nerds and beauty queen - 3 m 2 f
"You Make Me Look Skinnier" is a short play for 2 female actors about bullying with audience participation
"Snow White and the 7 Kachus"
short comedy play for kids
This Freedrama.net play features our website mascot the Kachu! Kachus can been found all over the website... on the Freedrama title... acting out some of the plays in pictures... but now you can see these cute little birds in action in a quest for their favorite food... cupcakes! They make friends with Snow White (who makes the best cupcakes ever) and help save her from the evil Queen who wants to stop her from making these treats which give her a tummy ache.
Find more short plays at these links:
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