Looking for free plays to use with your group? Check out this curated collection on Drama Notebook. There are over 400 plays that have been categorized so that you can easily find what you are looking for!

20 Practice Scenes for Pairs

Twenty one-page scenes that can be acted out immediately!

How to create and perform a play with your students in one day! Great spring performance idea or fundraiser.

24 page outline for a variety show featuring the work of Dr. Seuss!

One-act modern day parody of Pygmalion. 14 characters. 30 minutes. Ages 12 and up.

35 minutes. 13 characters. Best for older students.

40 minutes long. Parts for 15+ characters (flexible cast). Greek tragedy best suited for older students.

35-40 minutes long. Parts for 15+ characters (flexible cast). Best suited for ages 13-16.

Spoon River Anthology

A long collection of epitaphs delivered by the (fictitious) deceased residents of Spoon River. Each page is designed to print out the monologues without having them cross over onto another page.

Here is the entire play reduced to nine scenes on six pages featuring nine characters!

Four edited scenes from the play, plus a three-page version of ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream!’

Three versions of Romeo and Juliet in ten lines, a three page version of the play and more!

Three short versions of Shakespeare’s play, Hamlet.

Two fantastic short versions of Shakespeare’s play, Macbeth.

Much Ado Scripts

Two scripted versions of Shakespeare’s play ‘Much Ado About Nothing.’ Two-page version and ten-minute version!

Twelfth Night Scripts

Two scripted versions of Shakespeare’s play ‘Twelfth Night.’ Two-page version and ten-minute version!

Mini Melodrama Scripts

Here are three high-energy short scripts to use when teaching melodrama!

The Santa Interviews

Hilarious short holiday play for 10 characters, ages 9 and up!