Royalty-free plays for middle school and high school students.  We have one-act plays, full-length plays, and scenes. Comedies and dramas for school performances. Read our guidelines for performing our plays, then browse the collection below!

Royalty-free 50 Skits for Kids

50 Skits for Kids
50+ royalty-free scripts for kids and teens!

20 Practice Scenes for Pairs for Drama Classroom

20 Practice Scenes
Twenty, one-page scenes that can be acted out immediately!

20 More Short Practice Scenes

20 More Practice Scenes for Pairs
Twenty more one-page scenes for pairs or three actors!

How to Put on a Show
Have you been asked to put on a play at your school or with your group, and find it a daunting task? Or have you been doing plays for years and are looking for an easier or less expensive alternative?

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

Plays with Flexible Casting

(These plays contain characters which can be played by either male or female actors.)

The Three Musketeers and the Very Pretty Diamond

The Three Musketeers and the Very Pretty Diamond
27 characters. Flexible casting. Approximately 40 minutes running time. An English French farce with sword-fighting and attitude!

Robin Hood and the Wedding of Doom

Robin Hood and the Wedding of Doom
14+ characters. Flexible casting. Approximately 30 minutes long. Comedy Robin Hood melodrama script.

Robin Hood and the Unnecessary Rescue

Robin Hood and the Unnecessary Rescue
27+ characters. Approximately 35 minutes running time. Comedic version of Robin Hood (sequel to Robin Hood and the Wedding of Doom).

Jackie & the Beans Talk
27 characters. 3F; 3M; 21 Either; Flexible casting; 18 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A modernist comedy (with classroom materials) written by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Catch the Waves

Catch the Waves
18-26 characters. Flexible Cast; 46 pages in length. Approximately 45-50 minutes running time. A space comedy for teens written by Patti Veconi. (10 credits)

Edgar Allan Poe play script for schools-THE POE PLAYS

THE POE PLAYS
23 characters. 15F, 8M; Flexible casting; 24 pages long. Approximately 20-30 minutes running time. A detention horror comedy for teens written by Quinn Baldwin.

Cabaret style play for schools-The Cat Noir

The Cat Noir
22 characters. 5F; 7M; 10 Either; Flexible casting; 15 pages in length. Approximately 15 minutes running time. A canine Cabaret play (with classroom materials) written by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

A Midsummer Camp’s Dream-Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

A Midsummer Camp’s Dream
19 characters. 10M, 9F, Flexible cast; 47 pages in length. Approximately 45-50 minutes running time. A modern Shakespeare comedy for teens written by Terence Patrick Hughes. (10 credits)

Doc Faustus

Doc Faustus
19 characters. Approximately one-hour running time. Comedic modern adaptation of Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-The Magic Lunch Box

The Magic Lunch Box
18 characters. Flexible casting. 14 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A magical Australian tale written by Lexi Sekuless.

Boss Boudicca and her Fearsome Friends

Boss Boudicca and her Fearsome Friends
18 characters. Flexible casting. Approximately 25 minutes running time. Comedic Roman history play about an ancient British Queen who led an uprising against invading Roman forces.

Shakespeare Adaptation Play Script for Schools-Three Tragedies

Three Tragedies
17 characters. Flexible cast; 43 pages in length. Approximately 45-60 minutes running time. A collection of short plays about Shakespeare’s minor characters written by Martin Keady. (10 credits)

Funny Romeo and Juliet Play Script-Romayo and Julie

Romayo and Julie
17 characters. 11F, 6M, Flexible cast; 23 pages long. Approximately 20-30 minutes running time. A comedy for teens written by Quinn Baldwin.

The-Great-Chicago-Fire

The Great Chicago Fire/The Trial of Bessie
16 characters. 4F, 5M, 7Either; Flexible casting; 10 pages in length. Approximately 10 minutes running time. A cowtastrophe written by Holly Winn.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-The Prophecy of Calypsae

The Prophecy of Calysae
15+ characters; Flexible cast; 34 pages in length. Approximately 30-45 minutes running time. A Greek tragedy best suited for older students written by Sandy Barker.

Halloween Play Script for Schools-Poulter Guise

Poulter Guise
15+ characters. 3-6M, 12-14F; Flexible cast; 28 pages in length. Approximately 30-45 minutes running time. A supernatural comedy for teens by playwright, Elizabeth Rapoza.

School play-The Dragon & The Pearl

The Dragon & the Pearl
15 characters. 3F; 3M; 9 Either; Flexible casting; 16 pages in length. Approximately 15 minutes running time. A Chinese Theatre play (with classroom materials) written by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

A Merry Interlude at Camelot

A Merry Interlude at Camelot
15 characters. 4F; 3M; 8 Either; Flexible casting; 14 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A Medieval comedy (with classroom materials) adapted by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

Vaudevill play for teens-Penny From Heaven

Penny from Heaven
14+ characters. 4F; 5M; 5+ Either; Flexible casting; 10 pages in length. Approximately 15 minutes running time. A vaudeville comedy for teens (with classroom materials) written by August Mergelman.

Short play about bullying-The Boy In the Picture

The Boy In the Picture
14 characters. 5F; 4M; 5 Either; Flexible casting. 34 pages in length. Approximately 30-45 minutes running time. A fantasy about choices written by Sashi Mendis.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Peggy Mae Leon

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

Middle School Brain

Middle School Brain
13 characters, flexible casting. Approximately 10 minutes running time. One teen character is split into many aspects of her personality in this entertaining short play by Debra A. Cole.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-The News Done Spread

The News Done Spread
13+ characters; Flexible cast.12 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A comedy for teens about gossip written by Jonathan Joy.

The-Imaginary-Friends-Detective-Agency.

The Imaginary Friends Detective Agency
12+ characters. 9F, 7M; Flexible casting; 45 pages in length. Approximately 45 minutes running time. A lighthearted drama about loss written by Trevor Suthers. (5 credits)

A Middle School Science Project Time Machine

The Imaginary Friends Detective Agency
11 characters. Approximately ten minutes running time. Middle school students travel to a bleak future during the science fair.

Unintent-One act play for high school

Unintent
11+ characters. 4M, 3F, 4 Either; Flexible casting; 15 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A drama about guilt for teens and adults written by Ryan Morris.

Short, funny play for kids and teens-The Vixen

The Vixen
11 characters. 4F; 5M; 2 Either; Flexible casting; 17 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A Renaissance comedy (with classroom materials) written by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Cards On The Table

Cards On The Table
11 characters. Flexible casting. 12 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. An Agatha Christie murder mystery written by Lexi Sekuless.

Short melodrama play for kids-Lady Scottish Play

Lady Scottish Play
10 characters. 3F; 2M; 5 Either; Flexible casting; 14 pages in length. Approximately 15 minutes running time. A melodrama for teens (with classroom materials) written by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

Folk comedy play for kids-Mum's the Word

Mum’s the Word
10 characters. 1F; 3M; 6 Either; Flexible casting; 13 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. An English folk comedy (with classroom materials) written by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

Short, funny play for kids and teens-North Paws

North Paws
10 characters. 1F; 3M; 6 Either; Flexible casting; 12 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. An epic style play (with classroom materials) written by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

Incognito

Incognito
10 characters, 3M, 2F, 3 any gender. Approximately 7 minutes running time. Funny short play about Superman wanting a day off!

The Burglar Alarm-Mark Twain Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

The Burglar Alarm
4-10 characters, flexible casting. Approximately ten-minutes running time. Comedy based on a Mark Twain story.

Play Script for Schools-School Work

School Work
9 characters. 5M, 4F; Flexible cast; 19 pages in length. Approximately 20-25 minutes running time. An extraterrestrial comedy for teens by playwright, Elizabeth Rapoza.

Couth-Spanish Golden age play script for kids and teens.

Couth
9 characters. 3F; 3M; 3 Either; Flexible casting; 17 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A Spanish Golden Age comedy (with classroom materials) written by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

Animal Farm Script for Kids

Animal Farm
8+ characters; 3M, 5+Either; Flexible casting; 8 pages in length. Approximately 10 minutes running time. A comedic adaptation of George Orwell’s story by written by Andy Pavey.

Commedia dell’arte play for kids and teens-Pantalone's New Pantalones

Pantalone’s New Pantalones
8 characters. 3F; 3M; 2 Either; Flexible casting; 13 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A Commedia dell’arte play (with classroom materials) written by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

Project Humans

All is Fair in Show Business
6 characters; 4F, 2 Either; 17 pages in length. Approximately 10-20 minutes running time. A comedy for teens written by Barry M. Putt, Jr.

Play Script for Teens-All is Fair in Show Business

All is Fair in Show Business
6 characters; 4F, 2 Either; 17 pages in length. Approximately 10-20 minutes running time. A comedy for teens written by Barry M. Putt, Jr.

Killing-Death

Killing Death
7+ characters. 5M, 2+ Either; Flexible casting; 10 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A dark comedy about Death for teens written by Jack Helbig. (Contains some strong language.)

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Thou Roguish, Boil-Brained, Coxcomb
4+ characters; 2M, 2F; 2+ Either; Flexible casting; 12 pages in length; Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A short comedy for teens and adults written by Kate Schwartz. (* Contains strong language.)

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Almost Fairy Time

Almost Fairy Time
4 characters. Flexible cast. 8 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A Shakespearean fairy play for children and teens written by Diana Burbano.

Short Skit-LGBT Sketch

LGBT Sketch
4 characters. Flexible casting. 2 pages in length. Approximately 1-5 minutes running time. Four monologues about LGBT acceptance written by Corrina Bryant.

Play Script for Teens-Niseag

Niseag
3 characters. 2M, 1F; Flexible casting; 15 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A Loch Ness comedy for teens written by Donald W. Falconer. Some strong language.

Full-Length Plays
Spoon River Anthology Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

Spoon River Anthology
Over 200 characters play townspeople who speak from the grave in this classic piece by Edgar Lee Masters. Here is the entire play set up on the pages so that individual monologues are easy to print out and cut apart into individual monologues.

Royalty-free 50 Skits for Kids

50 Skits for Kids
50+ royalty-free scripts for kids and teens!

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Catch the Waves

Catch the Waves
18-26 characters. Flexible Cast; 46 pages in length. Approximately 45-50 minutes running time. A space comedy for teens written by Patti Veconi. (10 credits)

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Surviving Braces

Surviving Braces
24 characters. 85 pages in length. Approximately 90 minutes running time. A hilarious and heartfelt play for teens written by Richard Broadhurst. (10 credits)

The Tempest-Royalty-free Play Script for Schools

The Tempest
19 characters. 11M, 6F, 2Either; 53 pages in length. Approximately 45-60 minutes running time. A comic Shakespeare adaptation written by Terence Patrick Hughes. (10 credits)

A Midsummer Camp’s Dream-Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

A Midsummer Camp’s Dream
19 characters. 10M, 9F, Flexible cast; 47 pages in length. Approximately 45-50 minutes running time. A modern Shakespeare comedy for teens written by Terence Patrick Hughes. (10 credits)

Shakespeare Adaptation Play Script for Schools-Three Tragedies

Three Tragedies
17 characters. Flexible cast; 43 pages in length. Approximately 45-60 minutes running time. A collection of short plays about Shakespeare’s minor characters written by Martin Keady. (10 credits)

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Ahead of the Game

Ahead of the Game
16 characters. 65 pages long. Approximately 60 minutes running time. A play that encourages kindness, positivity, and respect written by Catherine Davis. (10 credits)

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-The Prophecy of Calypsae

The Prophecy of Calysae
15+ characters; Flexible cast; 34 pages in length. Approximately 30-45 minutes running time. A Greek tragedy best suited for older students written by Sandy Barker.

Grit-Vs-Gossip

Grit v. Gossip
14 characters. 10F, 4M; 76 pages in length. Approximately 90 minutes running time. A play for teens about integrity written by Denis Meadows. (*Contains adult language which may be removed or substituted if necessary.) (10 credits)

Teenagers-in-Love

Teenagers In Love
14 characters. 8M, 6F; 71 pages in length. Approximately 90 minutes running time. A reunion of high school lovers written by Sean O’Connor. *Contains strong language. (10 credits)

The-Imaginary-Friends-Detective-Agency.

The Imaginary Friends Detective Agency
12+ characters. 9F, 7M; Flexible casting; 45 pages in length. Approximately 45 minutes running time. A lighthearted drama about loss written by Trevor Suthers. (5 credits)

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Miss Hollywood

Miss Hollywood
7-12 characters. 65 pages long. Approximately 90 minutes running time.A play that deals with first love, class conflict, and racism in the sixties. Ages 14 and up. (10 credits)

The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg Mark Twain Royalty-free Play Script for Schools

The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg
12 characters. 4 F, 8 M. Approximately 50 minutes running time. Full-length play based on a Mark Twain story. (5 credits)

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Barnyard

Barnyard
9 characters. 40 pages in length. Approximately 30-45 minutes running time. A play for older teens written by Richard Broadhurst.(5 credits)

DN-Who-Collects-the-Pain

Who Collects The Pain?
8 Characters; 7M, 1F; 81 pages pages in length. Approximately 90 minutes running time. A drama about crossing racial, social and economic lines written by Sean O’Connor. (*Strong language) (10 credits)

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New Truck For Paulie
6 characters. 4 M, 2 F. 92 pages in length. Approximately 90 minutes running time. A powerful family drama set during the Vietnam War written by Sean O’Connor. (10 credits)

World-of-Sinatras

World of Sinatras
5 characters. 3M, 2F. 87 pages in length. Approximately 90 minutes running time. A dysfunctional family drama written by Sean O’Connor. *Contains strong language. (10 credits)

Play Script for Schools-Making the Grade

Making the Grade
2 characters. 2F; 34 pages in length. Approximately 30-40 minutes running time. An engrossing drama about two sisters written by Pete Hartley. (5 credits)

One Act Plays
Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Four Square

Four Square
28 characters. 11F, 10M, 7 Either; 35 pages long. Approximately 30-45 minutes running time. A drama for teens written by Quinn Baldwin.

Jackie & the Beans Talk
27 characters. 3F; 3M; 21 Either; Flexible casting; 18 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A modernist comedy (with classroom materials) written by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Conversation Club

Conversation Club
23 characters. 13F, 6M, 4 Either; 27 pages long. Approximately 20-30 minutes running time. A drama for teens about bullying written by Quinn Baldwin.(3 credits)

Edgar Allan Poe play script for schools-THE POE PLAYS

THE POE PLAYS
23 characters. 15F, 8M; Flexible casting; 24 pages long. Approximately 20-30 minutes running time. A detention horror comedy for teens written by Quinn Baldwin.

Cabaret style play for schools-The Cat Noir

The Cat Noir
22 characters. 5F; 7M; 10 Either; Flexible casting; 15 pages in length. Approximately 15 minutes running time. A canine Cabaret play (with classroom materials) written by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

puppetry play for kids-the-weaver girl and the cowherd

The Weaver Girl & the Cowherd
21 characters. 14 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. An Asian puppetry play (with classroom materials) written by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-The Magic Lunch Box

The Magic Lunch Box
18 characters. Flexible casting. 14 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A magical Australian tale written by Lexi Sekuless.

Funny Romeo and Juliet Play Script-Romayo and Julie

Romayo and Julie
17 characters. 11F, 6M, Flexible cast; 23 pages long. Approximately 20-30 minutes running time. A comedy for teens written by Quinn Baldwin.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Split Decision

Split Decision
16 characters. 9F, 5M, 2 Either; 30 pages long. Approximately 20-30 minutes running time. A comedy for teens written by Quinn Baldwin.

Play Script for Schools-The Case of the Lost Lavakian Princess

The Case of the Lost Lavakian Princess
16 characters. 11F, 5M; 28 pages in length. Approximately 25-30 minutes running time. A kidnapping mystery for teens written by Carolyn Nur Wistrand.

The-Great-Chicago-Fire

The Great Chicago Fire/The Trial of Bessie
16 characters. 4F, 5M, 7Either; Flexible casting; 10 pages in length. Approximately 10 minutes running time. A cowtastrophe written by Holly Winn.

Halloween Play Script for Schools-Poulter Guise

Poulter Guise
15+ characters. 3-6M, 12-14F; Flexible cast; 28 pages in length. Approximately 30-45 minutes running time. A supernatural comedy for teens by playwright, Elizabeth Rapoza.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-The Lamentable Tragedy of Titus and Juliet

The Lamentable Tragedy of Titus and Juliet
15 characters; 7M, 8F; 36 pages in length. Approximately 30-45 minutes running time. A comedy for teens written by Ryan Bultrowicz.

School play-The Dragon & The Pearl

The Dragon & the Pearl
15 characters. 3F; 3M; 9 Either; Flexible casting; 16 pages in length. Approximately 15 minutes running time. A Chinese Theatre play (with classroom materials) written by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

A Merry Interlude at Camelot

A Merry Interlude at Camelot
15 characters. 4F; 3M; 8 Either; Flexible casting; 14 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A Medieval comedy (with classroom materials) adapted by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

Play Script for Schools-The Little Known Voyage of Christina Columbus

The Little Known Voyage of Christina Columbus
15 characters. 7M, 8F; 11 pages in length. Approximately 10 minutes running time. A semi-historical comedy for children written by Terence Patrick Hughes.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-The Adventures of Christina and Viperina

The Adventures of Christina and Viperina
14+ characters; 5M, 4F; 5 Either; 39 pages in length. Approximately 30-45 minutes running time. A comedy for children and teens written by Carlos Perez.

Vaudevill play for teens-Penny From Heaven

Penny from Heaven
14+ characters. 4F; 5M; 5+ Either; Flexible casting; 10 pages in length. Approximately 15 minutes running time. A vaudeville comedy for teens (with classroom materials) written by August Mergelman.

Short play about bullying-The Boy In the Picture

The Boy In the Picture
14 characters. 5F; 4M; 5 Either; Flexible casting. 34 pages in length. Approximately 30-45 minutes running time. A fantasy about choices written by Sashi Mendis.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Peggy Mae Leon

Afternoon at the Improv
14 characters. 8F, 6M; 13 pages long. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A comedy for teens by playwright, Elizabeth Rapoza.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Afternoon at the Improv

Afternoon at the Improv
14 characters. 8F, 6M; 13 pages long. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A comedy for teens by playwright, Elizabeth Rapoza.

Snowbound Mark Twain Royalty-free Play Script for Schools

Snowbound
8-14 characters, 2 F, 6-12 M. Approximately 12-15 minutes running time. Dark comedy based on a Mark Twain tale.

Middle School Brain

Middle School Brain
13 characters, flexible casting. Approximately 10 minutes running time. One teen character is split into many aspects of her personality in this entertaining short play by Debra A. Cole.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-The News Done Spread

The News Done Spread
13+ characters; Flexible cast.12 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A comedy for teens about gossip written by Jonathan Joy.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Princess Alexandria Isn’t Very Happy

Princess Alexandria Isn’t Very Happy
13 characters; 4M, 6F, 3 Either; 32 pages in length plus a 9 page study guide. Approximately 35 minutes running time. A a spoof on traditional fairy tales written by Sandy Barker. (3 credits)

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-The Secret Life of Catarina Brown

The Secret Life of Catarina Brown
12+ characters; 4M, 7F, 2+ Either; 42 pages in length. Approximately 30-45 minutes running time. A contemporary comedy for teens with study guide written by Sandy Barker.(3 credits)

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-The New Boy

The New Boy
12 characters; 12M. 23 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A ghost story written by Andrew Beattie.

Play Script for Schools-Idols

Idols
11+ characters. 6F, 5M, 2+ Either; 13 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A one-act comedy for teens about obsession written by Donald Arneson.

Unintent-One act play for high school

Unintent
11+ characters. 4M, 3F, 4 Either; Flexible casting; 15 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A drama about guilt for teens and adults written by Ryan Morris.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-NC's Big Night

NC’s Big Night
11 characters. 9F, 2M; 20 pages in length. Approximately 20-30 minutes running time. A comedy for teens by playwright, Elizabeth Rapoza.

Short, funny play for kids and teens-The Vixen

The Vixen
11 characters. 4F; 5M; 2 Either; Flexible casting; 17 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A Renaissance comedy (with classroom materials) written by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Cards On The Table

Cards On The Table
11 characters. Flexible casting. 12 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. An Agatha Christie murder mystery written by Lexi Sekuless.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Dream Train

Dream Train
10+ characters; 6F, 3M, 1+ Either; 28 pages in length. Approximately 30-45 minutes running time. A drama for teens written by Starry Krueger.

Thanksgiving Play for Schools-A Very Odd Harvest Play

A Very Odd Harvest Play
10 characters. 5F, 3M, 2 Either; 22 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A mythological/intergalactic comedy for teens by playwright, Elizabeth Rapoza.

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Polly Peachum & the Pirates
10 characters. 5F; 5M; 17 pages in length. Approximately 15 minutes running time. A comic opera (with classroom materials) written by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

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By Jove
10 characters. 4F; 6M; 15 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A Roman comedy (with classroom materials) adapted by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-It’s All In Your Head

It’s All In Your Head
10 characters; 1M, 1F, 8 Either; 14 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A comedy for teens written by Frannie Dove.

Short melodrama play for kids-Lady Scottish Play

Lady Scottish Play
10 characters. 3F; 2M; 5 Either; Flexible casting; 14 pages in length. Approximately 15 minutes running time. A melodrama for teens (with classroom materials) written by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

short-funny-play-for-kids-the-honest-imposter

The Honest Impostor
10 characters. 5F; 5M; 14 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A comedy for teens (with classroom materials) written by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

Folk comedy play for kids-Mum's the Word

Mum’s the Word
10 characters. 1F; 3M; 6 Either; Flexible casting; 13 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. An English folk comedy (with classroom materials) written by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

short-play-for-kids-trade-trade-secrets

Trade Trade Secrets
10 characters. 8F; 2M; 13 pages in length. Approximately 15 minutes running time. A comedic revue (with classroom materials) written by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

Short, funny play for kids and teens-North Paws

North Paws
10 characters. 1F; 3M; 6 Either; Flexible casting; 12 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. An epic style play (with classroom materials) written by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

Incognito

Incognito
10 characters, 3M, 2F, 3 any gender. Approximately 7 minutes running time. Funny short play about Superman wanting a day off!

The-Seance-An-Evening-With-Madam-Ollo

The Seance: An Evening With Madam Ollo
10 characters. 4M, 6F; 11 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A supernatural mystery for teens and adults written by Aaron Sampson. *Contains violence.

The Burglar Alarm-Mark Twain Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

The Burglar Alarm
4-10 characters, flexible casting. Approximately ten-minutes running time. Comedy based on a Mark Twain story.

Play Script for Schools-School Work

School Work
9 characters. 5M, 4F; Flexible cast; 19 pages in length. Approximately 20-25 minutes running time. An extraterrestrial comedy for teens by playwright, Elizabeth Rapoza.

Couth-Spanish Golden age play script for kids and teens.

Couth
9 characters. 3F; 3M; 3 Either; Flexible casting; 17 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A Spanish Golden Age comedy (with classroom materials) written by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-The Misadventures of Frog Girl

The Misadventures of Frog Girl
8 characters; 2F, 6 Either; 20 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time.A comedy for children written by Carlos Perez.

Commedia dell’arte play for kids and teens-Pantalone's New Pantalones

Pantalone’s New Pantalones
8 characters. 3F; 3M; 2 Either; Flexible casting; 13 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A Commedia dell’arte play (with classroom materials) written by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

Project Humans

Project Humans
5 characters, any gender. Approximately 5 minutes running time. Alien abduction comedy!

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-The Hollow

The Hollow
8 characters. 3M, 5F. 13 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. An adaptation of Agatha Christie’s murder mystery written by Lexi Sekuless.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Test Ride

Test Ride
8 characters. 3F, 3M, 2 Either; 13 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A sci-fi comedy for teens by playwright, Elizabeth Rapoza.

Animal Farm Script for Kids

Animal Farm
8+ characters; 3M, 5+Either; Flexible casting; 8 pages in length. Approximately 10 minutes running time. A comedic adaptation of George Orwell’s story by written by Andy Pavey.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Go Back For Murder

Go Back For Murder
6-8 characters. 11 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. An Agatha Christie murder mystery written by Lexi Sekuless.

Social Media

Social Media
Five different social media characters argue over who does the least harm. 7 characters, flexible casting. Approximately 10 minutes running time.

Play Script for Schools-Pool Party

Pool Party
7 characters. 7F; 27 pages in length. Approximately 20-30 minutes running time. A party planning dramedy for teens written by Patti Veconi.

Short comedy play for schools-The New School Marm

The New School Marm
7 characters. 4F, 3M; 20 pages long. Approximately 20 minutes running time. A comedy for teens about outsmarting greedy developers written by August Mergelman.

Killing-Death

Killing Death
7+ characters. 5M, 2+ Either; Flexible casting; 10 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A dark comedy about Death for teens written by Jack Helbig. (Contains some strong language.)

Curious Case of Benjamin Button-Play Script for Schools

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
7 characters; 5M; 2F; 6 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A comedic adaptation about aging written by Andy Pavey.

Truth or Dare

Truth or Dare
Four teen girls having a sleepover play a prank that backfires! 6 female characters. Approximately ten minutes running time.

The Big Dance

The Big Dance
6 characters, all female. Approximately 10 minutes running time. Cute play by Debra A. Cole about a group of teenage girls who are attending their first school dance.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-KAOS-TV

KAOS-TV
6 characters; 3F, 2M, 1 Either; 26 pages in length. Approximately 20-30 minutes running time. A one-act comedy for teens written by James Rayfield.

The Contest

The Contest
6 characters, 3M, 3F. Approximately 10 minutes running time. Funny short play that teaches a lesson about being stubborn and fighting with your siblings or friends.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Felix

felix
6 characters. 1F, 1M, 4 Either. 16 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A funny, warm comedy for teens and adults written by Corrina Bryant.

Learn German with Ollendorff! Mark Twain Royalty-free Play Script for Schools

Learn German with Ollendorff!
6 characters, 3F, 3M. Approximately 12 minutes running time. Ages 12 and up. Short version of a full-length Mark Twain play.

The-Price-of-Gold

The Price of Gold
5M characters-all male cast. Approximately 10 minutes running time. This amusing short play by Debra A. Cole is a cautionary tale about greed.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Tony's Chums

Tony’s Chums
5 characters. 1F, 4M. 15 pages in length. Approximately 10-20 minutes running time. A tale of adventure for children written by Graham Knapman.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-The Liberty Well

The Liberty Well
5 characters; 3M; 2F. 14 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A historical ghost story written by Anthony L. Mariani.

Play Script for Elementary Students-Camp Soggy Lake

Camp Soggy Lake
5 characters. 2M, 3F; 12 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A nature comedy for teens written by Thomas J. Misuraca.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-He Who Speaks

He Who Speaks
5 characters; 1F, 1M, 3 Either; 12 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A drama for children and teens written by Starry Krueger.

Play for Teens-Defending Charlotte Goodlady

Defending Charlotte Goodlady
5 characters. 4M, 1F; 6 pages in length. Approximately 5 minutes running time. A suspenseful drama for teens and adults written by Aaron Sampson. *Contains adult themes and violence.

Super Me

Super Me
A bullied teen gets unexpected help from his/her superhero alter-ego. 5 characters, flexible casting. Approximately 10 minutes running time.

Metamorphosis

Metamorphosis
5 characters, all female. Approximately 10 minutes running time. Short play for teens about being yourself rather than trying to conform! Great play for students to get creative with costuming.

The Spy Next Door

The Spy Next Door
Short play about a group of students who think their teacher is a spy! 5 characters, flexible casting. Approximately ten minutes running time.

Honestly

Honestly
5 characters, flexible casting. Approximately 10 minutes running time. Short, modern play by Debra A. Cole based on a West African folk tale.

Royalty-free Prison Play Script for Schools-Inside

Inside
4 male characters. Ages 14 and up. 36 pages in length. Approximately 40 minutes running time. (5 credits)

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Mama Threw Me So High

Mama Threw Me So High
4 characters; 3F, 1M; 17 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A drama for teens written by Starry Krueger.

Homelessness play script-Angels and Pastrami

Angels and Pastrami
4 characters. 2M, 1F, 1 Either; 12 pages long. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A short drama about homelessness written by Bruce Karp.

DN-Script-Looking-for-Juliet

Looking for Juliet
4 characters. 1M, 3F; 11 pages in length. Approximately 10 minutes running time. A short comedy for teens about a Shakespeare audition written by Teresa Fogel.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Stinky Bird

Stinky Bird
4 characters; 3M; 1F. 10 pages in length. Approximately 10-20 minutes running time. A comedy for young performers written by Seth Freeman.

The Golden Goose Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

The Golden Goose
4 characters. 8 pages long. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A drama for teens written by Scot Walker.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Almost Fairy Time

Almost Fairy Time
4 characters. Flexible cast. 8 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A Shakespearean fairy play for children and teens written by Diana Burbano.

Animal Conservation Play for Schools-Tsetse Valley

Tse Tse Valley
4 characters; 4M; 8 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. Additional 7 page study guide included. A drama for teens and adults written by Tsungayi Hatitye.(3 credits)

Oh My God, They’re here!

Oh My God, They’re here!
4 characters. 2M, 2F. 7 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A comedy about a dysfunctional family written by Corrina Bryant.

Lab-Report

Lab Report
4 characters. Flexible casting. 10 pages in length. Approximately 10 minutes running time. A short play for teens about therapy written by Louise Scoville.

Play Script for Schools-The Circus Still Comes To Town

The Circus Still Comes To Town
3 characters. 1M, 2F; 22 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A drama for teens about romance and family written by Tom Cavanaugh.

One Act Play for High School-Dying To Save Your Life

Dying To Save Your Life
3 characters. 1F, 2M. 19 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A dark thriller for teens and adults written by Corrina Bryant.

Play Script for Teens-Just Life

Just Life
3 characters. 2F, 1M. 19 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A sweet comedy about getting older written by Corrina Bryant.

Play Script for Schools-Detention is Detention is Detention

Detention is Detention is Detention
3 characters. 1M, 2F; 18 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A comedy about male/female relationships written by Suzanne Dottino. Strong language.

Play Script for Teens-Niseag

Niseag
3 characters. 2M, 1F; Flexible casting; 15 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A Loch Ness comedy for teens written by Donald W. Falconer. Some strong language.

Buck Fanshaw’s Funeral Mark Twain Royalty-free Play Script for Schools

Buck Fanshaw’s Funeral
3 characters. 1F, 2M. Approximately 10 minutes running time. Comedic short play based on a Mark Twain tale. Very funny use of language!

Play Script for Teens-The Human Room

The Human Room
3 characters. 2M, 1F; 8 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. An existential drama for teens written by Corey Pajka.

Play Script for Schools-Bella Napoli

Bella Napoli
2 characters. 1M, 1F; 13 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A comedy set in 1930’s Italy written by Steve Gold.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools Confession

Confession
2 (M) characters. 11 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A hilarious, one-act play for teens and adults written by Cameron Corcoran.(Contains strong language.)

Friendship Play Script for Teens-SWOP

SWOP
2 characters. 2F. 11 pages in length. Approximately 10 minutes running time. A play for teens and adults about friendship and lack of fulfillment written by Corrina Bryant.

The Gospel of Mom Mark Twain Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

The Gospel of Mom
2 characters, both female. Approximately 7 minutes running time. Based on the philosophical writings of Mark Twain.

Play Script for Teens-Visiting

Visiting
2 characters. 1 M, 1 F. 9 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A short drama about teen parents and crime written by Alan Stolzer.

Play Script for Teens-Alzheimer’s Diary

Alzheimer’s Diary
2 characters. 2M, 1F; 8 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. An existential drama for teens written by Corey Pajka.

Scenes
20 Practice Scenes for Pairs for Drama Classroom

20 Practice Scenes for Pairs
Twenty, one-page scenes that can be acted out immediately!

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Roll of the Dice

Roll of the Dice
20 characters. 6 pages long. Approximately 7 minutes running time. A short comedy by playwright, Barbara Henderson.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Dare to Remember

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.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Here We come

Here we Come
18 characters. 6 pages long. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A short comedy by playwright, Barbara Henderson.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Read Me

Read Me
15 characters. 8 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time.A mystical action – adventure story written by award-winning playwright, Barbara Henderson.

Short play for kids-A Trip To The Forest

A Trip to the Forest
9+ characters. 3M, 3F, 3+ Either; 4 pages in length. Approximately 1-5 minutes running time. A short, family play for kids and teens by Jasmine Rodgers’s Class.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-The Search for a Director

The Search for a Director
8 parts, 9 pages. Short script for use in a directing class. Best suited for ages 10-13.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-THE MAYPOLE, or My Problem with Nathaniel Hawthorne

THE MAYPOLE, or My Problem with Nathaniel Hawthorne
6+ characters. Flexible cast. 4 pages in length. Approximately 5 minutes running time. A rapping comedy for teens written by Germaine Shames.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Beauty Kweens

Beauty Kweens
4 characters. 3F, 1M. 9 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A competitive comedy for teens written by Diana Burbano.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Concert

Concert
4 characters. 4F. 9 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A dramedy for teens about religious tolerance written by Marj O’Neill-Butler.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-The Spook In My Tent

The Spook In My Tent
4 characters. 4F; 9 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A ghost story for teens written by Elizabeth Rapoza.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-The Quest

The Quest
4 characters. 4F. 8 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A comedy for teens and adults written by Corrina Bryant.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Transmorpher

Transmorpher
4 characters. 4M; 8 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A science fair comedy for teens by playwright, Elizabeth Rapoza.

Pollution Skit-Plastic World

Plastic World
4 characters. 2M, 2F. 6 pages in length. Approximately 5 minutes running time. An informational play about pollution written by Corrina Bryant.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Get Over Your Selfie

Get Over Your Selfie
4 characters. 2F, 2M. 3 pages in length. Approximately 5 minutes running time. A short, selfie-absorbed comedy for children and teens written by Donna Latham

Short Skit-LGBT Sketch

LGBT Sketch
4 characters. Flexible casting. 2 pages in length. Approximately 1-5 minutes running time. Four monologues about LGBT acceptance written by Corrina Bryant.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Wrong Way, Dude

Wrong Way, Dude
3 characters, (2M 1F). 21 pages in length. Approximately 20 minutes running time. A one-act comedy for teens written by Robin Rice.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Masks

Masks
3 characters. 2M, 1F. 11 pages in length. Approximately 10 minutes running time. A comedy for teens about social anxiety written by Scott Mullen.

Self-Defence-Or-Avocado

Self Defence or Avocado?
3 characters. 2F, 1M. 9 pages in length. Approximately 10 minutes running time. A comedy about crime and safety written by Corrina Bryant. (*Contains adult language.)

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Waiting Room

Waiting Room
3 characters. 2M, 1F. 9 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A comedic, one-act play for older teens and adults written by Cameron Corcoran.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Hungry, Hungry Hippo Burgers

Hungry, Hungry Hippo Burgers
3 characters. 7 pages long. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A fast food comedy for teens and adults by playwright, Scot Walker.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Saying Goodbye

Saying Goodbye
3 characters. 2F, 1M. 7 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A funny, warm comedy for teens and adults written by Corrina Bryant.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-You Oughta Be In Pictures

You Oughta Be In Pictures
3 characters. 2F,1M; 7 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A science fiction comedy for kids by playwright, Elizabeth Rapoza.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Kidnapped by Pirates

Kidnapped by Pirates
3 characters. 3F; 6 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A Renaissance comedy for teens or adults by playwright, Elizabeth Rapoza.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-The Music of Love

The Music of Love
3 characters; 1M, 2F; 6 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A romantic comedy for teens written by Robin Blasberg.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Battle of What Bridge

Battle of What Bridge
3 characters. 3M; 5 pages in length. Approximately 3-5 minutes running time. A Renaissance comedy for teens or adults by playwright, Elizabeth Rapoza.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Bitter Cherries

Bitter Cherries
2 characters, (1M; 1F). 12 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A short drama for teens written by Robin Rice.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Johnson And The Meaning Of Life

Nevada Johnson And The Meaning Of Life
2 characters. 1M, 1F. 10 pages long. Approximately 10 minutes running time. A comedy adventure for teens by Evan Baughfman.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Bequest

Bequest
2 characters. 1M, 1F; 8 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A touching drama for children and teens written by Jon Bromfield.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Puppy Love

Puppy Love
2 characters. 2F. 8 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A funny, warm comedy for teens and adults written by Corrina Bryant.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-An Imaginary Friend

An Imaginary Friend
2 characters. 2M. 7 pages long. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A short play about an imaginary friendship by Martha Patterson.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-The Revenge of the Howling Ring-Tailed Spider Monkeys

The Revenge of the Howling Ring-Tailed Spider Monkeys
2 characters. Flexible cast. 7 pages long. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A comedy about a meltdown for teens and adults by playwright, Scot Walker.(Language)

The Greatest Of Expectations Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

The Greatest Of Expectations
2 characters. 1M, 1F; 6 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A futuristic tale for teens with Charles Dickens written by Steven Lancefield.

Going-Home

Going Home
2 characters. 1F, 1M. 5 pages in length. Approximately 5 minutes running time. A short play about the meaning of “home” written by Corrina Bryant. (*Contains adult language.)

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-The Rules

The Rules
2 characters. 2F. 5 pages long. Approximately 5 minutes running time. A short play about creating real friendship by Martha Patterson.

Teen-Reading-Program

The Rules
2 characters. 2F. 5 pages long. Approximately 5 minutes running time. A short play about creating real friendship by Martha Patterson.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-The Abduction of Don Vito

The Abduction of Don Vito
2 characters. 2M; 3 pages in length. Approximately 2-5 minutes running time. A crime drama for teens and adults written by Aaron Sampson.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-The Clubhouse

The Clubhouse
2 characters. 2M; 3 pages in length. Approximately 1-5 minutes running time. A scene for boys about keeping a promise written by David-Matthew Barnes.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Leaving the Cave

Leaving the Cave
2M characters. 3 pages in length. Approximately 1-5 minutes running time. A classical drama for teens and adults written by Cameron Corcoran.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-My Lips Are Sealed

My Lips Are Sealed
2 characters. 2F; 3 pages in length. Approximately 1-5 minutes running time. A scene for teens about gossiping written by David-Matthew Barnes.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-One Stupid Moment

One Stupid Moment
2 characters. 2F; 3 pages in length. Approximately 1-5 minutes running time. A scene for teens about a humiliating encounter written by David-Matthew Barnes.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Thirteen

Thirteen
2 characters. 2F; 3 pages in length. Approximately 1-5 minutes running time. A scene for young girls about studying written by David-Matthew Barnes.