10 Short Scary Plays

Ten short scripts based on classic scary stories!

The Monsters of Hodgepodge Forest

15 minutes long. Parts for 25+ actors. Original monster-themed play best suited for ages 5-11. (3 credits.)

Nightmares to Perform

30 original nightmares that will delight your group! Use as monologues, short plays or as part of a Halloween show!

Scary Poems to Perform

50 poems suited for performance, plus instructions. 34 pages. Ages 6-18, arranged by ability level!

Dare to Remember

19+ characters. 8 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A teenage ghost story written by award-winning playwright, Barbara Henderson.

Snowbound

9-15 characters, 3F, 6-12M. Approximately 12-15 minutes running time. Dark comedy based on a Mark Twain tale.

Macbeth Short Scripts

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

A Haunted House

7 characters; 3F, 1M, 3 Either; 5 pages in length. Approximately 5 minutes running time. A sweet adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s short story written by Andy Pavey.

The Man Who Loved Clocks

8 characters; Flexible cast; 25 pages in length. Approximately 20-30 minutes running time. A drama for all ages written by Jordan R. Young.

The Jabberwocky

10 characters, flexible casting. Approximately5 minutes running time. Comedic recitation of the classic Lewis Carroll poem. Works for ages 8-18!

Attack of the Vampire Pigs

11-20 characters, flexible casting. Approximately 10 minutes long. Ages 8-11. Two bored girls get more than they bargained for at a magic shop.

Shivers

20 characters. 7M, 6F, 7 Either; 43 pages in length. Approximately 30-45 minutes running time. A spooky, comedic adaptation for children and teens written by Wayne Miller. (5 credits)

Everything Leaves a Mark

15 characters. 8 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A mystery written by award-winning playwright, Barbara Henderson.

Dreary to Cheery

7 characters. 5F, 2 M. 6 pages in length. Approximately 5 minutes running time. A beatboxing Halloween play for children and teens written by Donna Latham.

Mrs. Frankenstein

30 characters. 8F, 9M, 13 Either; 28 pages long. Approximately 20-30 minutes running time. A sci-fi comedy for teens written by Quinn Baldwin. (5 credits)

Boy Zombie

10 characters; 5M, 5F; 7 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A zombie comedy for teens written by Clyde James Aragon.

The Halloween Surprise

7 characters. Flexible cast; 15 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A spooktacular comedy for children written by Robin Blasberg.

The Wicked Machine

6-12 characters. 1M, 1F, 10 Either; 12 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A drama about conjuring up the dead written by Monte D. Monteleagre.

The Mummy Speaks

6 characters; 3M, 3F, Flexible cast. 6 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A shocking, mummy comedy for teens written by Cynthia Morrison.