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Plays for Middle Schools

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

We've got all kinds of plays for Middle Schools. From one-act dramas for competition to full-length play adaptations, Stage Partners has just what you need for your middle school theatre program. Beginners and advanced actors welcome.

Browse our selection below and read every play script for free!

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Your Teachers (but were afraid to ask)

 Comedy   One-act. 30-45 minutes  12-50+ actors, gender flexible  Finally your timeless questions about teachers will be answered through a series of hilarious revelations -- from a gameshow revealing your teacher's teenage years to...

From $ 60.00

Abandoned Way Out West

with Music by Tom Shelton  Dramedy   Full-length. 60-70 minutes  15-35+ actors, gender flexible casting Aquilina is a clever, courageous, and imaginative girl who leads a group of orphans in a...

From $ 80.00

A Wrinkle in Time (50-minute one-act)

adapted from the novel by Madeleine L'Engle  Drama   One-act. 45-50 minutes. There is also a 35-minute one-act cutting of this play adaptation available to read here, and a full-length version to read...

From $ 75.00

Rogues' Gallery

A 'Who Didn't Do It?' Mystery by by Rachel Bublitz, Tyler Dwiggins, Kathryn Funkhouser, Patrick Greene, Elissa C. Huang, Carrie McCrossen, Ian McWethy, Jason Pizzarello, & Maria Pretzl  Comedy  ...

From $ 100.00

Knock Knock

 Comedy   One-act. 30-45 minutes  4-23 actors, gender flexible   When you deliver packages, anyone might be behind your next door, from your elementary school teacher to a burglar on the...

From $ 60.00


The Morley Buck School of Serious Acting for Extraordinary Actors  Comedy   One-act. 30-35 minutes  7-25 (female lead, flexible casting)  Acting. Is. Life. If you are going to be a student...

From $ 60.00

In the Forests of the Night

 Drama   One-act. 25-30 minutes  13 actors, gender flexible  Thirteen students are compelled by their dreams to play a game in the woods to keep a mysterious monster at bay. Not...

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 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

The Boxcar Children

adapted from the book by Gertrude Chandler Warner  Drama   55-65 minutes  12-20 actors  Performed with a bare stage and suggested props, we are led by an ever-observant Stage Manager as our...

From $ 75.00

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 10 Best/Worst Things About Middle School

 Comedy   One-act. 30-35 minutes  10-40 actors, gender flexible   Ah, middle school. The best worst years of your life! The friends, the memories, the life lessons, and of course the...inevitably haunting embarrassments that...

From $ 60.00


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