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Looking for laugh-out-loud plays? You've come to right place.

We believe in Comedy! Read our hilarious plays FOR FREE. 

Find every type of comedy: farce, spoof, parody, slapstick, dramedy, dark comedy, witty word play, mystery comedies, historical comedy and just plain funny. Full-length and one-acts.

We at Stage Partners pride ourselves on finding quality play scripts for student actors. Not every young actor can tackle the same material, but that doesn't mean plays should be condescending or childish. Student actors are capable of understanding and performing complex plays with sophisticated themes, but that doesn't mean plays have to be inappropriate either. 

We understand finding play scripts for students is never easy. That's why we've partnered with popular playwrights to create plays specifically written for student actors. 

Whether you're a middle school theater, in a high school drama program, or studying in college acting conservatory...from one-act dramas for competition to full-length play adaptations, Stage Partners has just what you need for your school theatre program.

Browse our selection of comedies below and read every playscript for free!


The Day the Internet Died

 Comedy   One-act. 30-35 minutes  10-50 actors, gender flexible   On a sunny day in the town of Bloomington, a devastating occurrence happens. No, it’s not famine, or floods, or loss...

From $ 60.00

When Bad Things Happen to Good Actors

 Comedy   One-act. 25-30 minutes  10-30 actors, gender flexible   A simple one-act production of The Wizard of Oz gets derailed by missed cues, forgotten lines, and a renegade sound board op who...

From $ 60.00

The Elf on a Shelf Must Die

 Christmas Comedy   One-act. 30-35 minutes  12-20 actors, gender flexible  When Sammy and Mook's parents present them with Pip, an Elf of a Shelf, they are less than happy. This little snitch...

From $ 60.00

12 Angry Villains

 Parody   One-act. 25-30 minutes  12-14 actors, gender flexible   The one that debates Peter Pan's alleged murder of an innocent pirate named Captain Hook. A jury of twelve of the most famous...

From $ 60.00

Every Novel You Read in High School (in 25 Minutes or Less)

 Comedy   One-act. 25-30 minutes  10-30+ actors, gender flexible  The one where a theater group attempts ​ATTEMPTS​ to present all those novels you read in high school before school lets out for...

From $ 60.00

Peter Pan (Non-flying version!)

adapted from the novel by J.M. Barrie  Adventure   Full-length. 75-85 minutes  15-40 actors   This inventive adaptation can be performed with or without flying, making it a perfect and flexible...

From $ 85.00

Peter Pan (Non-flying version! one-act)

adapted from the novel by J.M. Barrie  Adventure   One-act. 35-40 minutes  12-30 actors   This inventive adaptation can be performed with or without flying, making it a perfect and flexible choice...

From $ 60.00

How to Survive Being in a Shakespeare Play

 Comedy   One-act. 30-60 minutes*  10-50+ actors, gender flexible  Some day it’s going to happen: You’re going to find yourself on stage, wearing tights, and saying things in iambic pentameter....

From $ 65.00

The Wizard of Oz

from the book by L. Frank Baum  Comedy/Drama   One-act. 30-40 minutes.  10-30 actors, gender flexible, expandable cast  In this faithful and playfully short adaptation of the original novel, Dorothy lands...

From $ 55.00

Home Shopping Studios Live!

 Comedy   One-act. 25-30 minutes  10-35 actors, gender flexible  Home Shopping Studios, hosted by Billy Happerly and Diane St. John, is a premiere home shopping channel - and it's live!...

From $ 60.00

Last Day of School

 Comedy/Drama   Full-length. 75-90 minutes  4-18 actors, gender flexible (There is a version with more female roles available. Contact Stage Partners for details.)  On the final day of classes at Rochester...

From $ 85.00

The Witch's Princess

 Comedy adventure   Full-length. 75-85 minutes  12-40+ actors, flexible casting  The queen is dead. The kingdom is cursed. And the only way to lift the curse is to slay the...

From $ 85.00

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