New Plays for 2017-2018

We’re happy to introduce these new scripts that will be appearing in our 2018 catalog!

House of Tomorrow

Susan Shear
Flexible casting, flexible length
Personal, touching, and believable, The House of Tomorrow weaves together independent stories about facing life with fervor.

Griddle Cakes

Mark Rigney
2 women
10 minute comedy
Two aging sisters debate the merits of answering the telephone, global warming, and attending the annual wildflower walk. A great character study, perfect for seniors!

Up and Down

Douglas Campbell
1 man, 1 woman
10 minute comedy
What happens when two people get trapped in an elevator? Find out in this delightful comedy about anxiety, anger, and connecting. Fun and very easy to stage!

Metaphorical Shoes

Judith Pratt
1 man, 2 women
10 minute comedy
After spending most of her life raising children and wearing sensible shoes, Doris finds her inner goddess in a pair of stylish, trendy shoes. Husband Don is not convinced.

Waiting for Seven

Philip Hall
2 women
10 minute comedy
Mary finds Ethel’s marital history to be nothing short of astonishing, including a surprising trend about her many husbands. Great characters!

The Refrigerator

Darlene Thompson
1 man, 1 woman, 2 either
12 minute comedy
For humans or puppets, when Phil’s old rusty refrigerator breaks, his daughter Dorothy persuades him to look for a new one. His surprising decision is funny, endearing, and sweet!

Digging Up Hoffa

Dave Carley
1 man, 1 woman, 1 either
20 minute comedy-drama
Years later, Jimmy Hoffa is still missing. Meanwhile, Phyllis worries about her finances and a broken septic system. She decides that desperate times require bold action!

Lucille Flirts with the Space-Time Continuum

Richard Davis, Jr.
2 men, 3 women
25-30 minute comedy
If only Lucille could live the more exciting life of her friend, Martha Anne. A sudden knock at the door reveals Madame Revere, who could make her dreams come true!!

Gerald’s Dream

Bob Wilkins
2 men, 5 women, 1 either, plus extras
35 minute comedy
In a dream, Gerald relives his high school transformation from nerd to regular boy. All characters are hilariously played by seniors!

The Haunted Holiday Hotel

Heather Rapin and Betty Annand
5 men, 9 women, 6 either
75 minute comedy
The Haunted Holiday Hotel is jam-packed with zany characters and mysteries to solve. The fun and laughter can be enjoyed at any time of year!

Harry’s Angel

Arthur Keyser
2 men, 3 women
90 minute comedy
What could possibly tie together an Italian sister and brother, a divorced owner of a failing Jewish Deli, an Irish bookie, and a former exotic dancer? Why, love, of course!




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