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Outdoor Theatre Plays

From one-acts to full-lengths, Stage Partners has an exciting collection of plays that can be performed outdoors.

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  • In the Forests of the Night - Stage Partners

    In the Forests of the Night

    Written By: Del Martin
    Length: 25-30 minutes
    Cast Size: 13 actors (suggested casting: 13 any)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    Thirteen students are compelled by their dreams to play a game in the woods to keep a mysterious monster at bay. Not everyone gets to play it again. (If you like The Giver consider In the Forests of the Night.)
  • The Twelve Huntsmen - Stage Partners

    The Twelve Huntsmen

    Written By: Briandaniel Oglesby
    Length: 60-90 minutes, flexible (see synopsis)
    Cast Size: 15-60 actors (15F, 3M, 10 any)
    Genre: Dramedy, Comedy
    Synopsis:
    The Brothers Grimm tromp through the forest in search of fairy tales and stumble into a story: the princess “Cesario” and a band of eleven women have disguised themselves as Huntsmen. Over the night, the women tell stories inspired by food. Some are dark, some comic, some strange, some new, and some familiar. Every Huntsman has a story, but not all are told every night and the order is random....
  • A Night Under the Stars - Stage Partners

    A Night Under the Stars

    Written By: Tracy Wells
    Length: 90-100 minutes
    Cast Size: 8-31 actors (suggested casting: 15 any)
    Genre: Dramedy, Comedy
    Synopsis:
    The great outdoors…for some this is a place of peace and tranquility and for others it’s…well…a little messy. A Night Under the Stars is a story about people—people looking to get away from it all, people looking to connect…with nature, with one another, and with the undeniable human spirit that overcomes obstacles, no matter what is thrown our way. And whether it’s attempting to mak...
  • A Night Under the Stars (one-act) - Stage Partners

    A Night Under the Stars (one-act)

    Written By: Tracy Wells
    Length: 40-45 minutes
    Cast Size: 8-17 actors (suggested casting: 17 any)
    Genre: Dramedy, Comedy
    Synopsis:
    The great outdoors…for some this is a place of peace and tranquility and for others it’s…well…a little messy. A Night Under the Stars is a story about people—people looking to get away from it all, people looking to connect…with nature, with one another, and with the undeniable human spirit that overcomes obstacles, no matter what is thrown our way. And whether it’s attempting to mak...
  • Heart of Snow - Adam Szymkowicz

    Heart of Snow

    Written By: Adam Szymkowicz
    Length: 80-90 minutes
    Cast Size: 8-26 actors (suggested casting: 5F, 5M, 5 any)
    Genre: Dramedy, Comedy
    Synopsis:
    All around Lake Hayward, it’s snowing, so over the course of one extraordinary winter, the people in this New England small town turn to each other for warmth. They might find love, friendship, or even just advice on how to make a really good snow fort. But where will they be when spring comes? A series of surprising scenes converges into a playful, and ultimately uplifting dramedy.
  • The Hauntings at Cedar Park - Stage Partners

    The Hauntings at Cedar Park

    Written By: Del Martin
    Length: 30-35 minutes
    Cast Size: 16 actors, gender flexible
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    Shifting between multiple time periods, we follow two groups of students as they search for a mysterious ghost in blue. They've all heard the legend. And though some don't believe it, for all of the teens who venture into Cedar Park, the legend sure does believe in them. In the end, that's all that matters.
  • Spoon River - Stage Partners

    Spoon River

    Adapted by Jason Pizzarello from The Spoon River Anthology by Edgar Lee Masters
    Length: 75-90 minutes
    Cast Size: 8-50 actors (suggested casting: 17F, 23M)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    Former citizens of a mythical Midwestern town speak from the grave of the day-to-day hopes and dreams of their lives. Touching, anguished, and contemptuous, their voices and stories weave together in this fresh new take on a modern American classic. You won't forget what you've heard from these distinctively small-town folk as they evoke universal themes of hope, despair, and love. (A one-act ver...
  • Shakespeare Clearly: Macbeth adapted by Jon Jory

    Shakespeare, Clearly: Macbeth

    Written By: Jon Jory
    Length: 75-85 minutes
    Cast Size: 10-35 actors (suggested casting: 5F, 5M 10 any)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    “The Scottish Play” dramatizes the damaging physical and psychological effects of political ambition on those who seek power for its own sake. This straightforward adaptation mixing contemporary and classical language emphasizes story and character rather than the poetry. Master director and acclaimed playwright Jon Jory has reimagined the classic tale to serve as an early introduction for you...
  • In the Forest Grim - Stage Partners

    In the Forest Grim

    Written By: Cate Fricke
    Length: 60-65 minutes
    Cast Size: 8-60 actors (suggested casting: 4F, 4M, 8 any)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    Hansel and Gretel are lost, and have no choice but to sleep in the forest until morning. But the forest grim is not safe for sleeping children: a dream-collecting witch is on the hunt for nightmares to stock her shelves. As Hansel and Gretel slumber, their dreams come alive, and four of the Grimm brothers' most menacing tales, including "The Robber Bridegroom" and "The Juniper Tree" unfold onstage...
  • Spoon River, a one-act play adapted by Jason Pizzarello from the poems by Edgar Lee Masters

    Spoon River (one-act version)

    Adapted by Jason Pizzarello from The Spoon River Anthology by Edgar Lee Masters
    Length: 35-45 minutes
    Cast Size: 8-26 actors (suggested casting: 13F, 13M)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    Former citizens of a mythical Midwestern town speak from the grave of the day-to-day hopes and dreams of their lives. Touching, anguished, and contemptuous, their voices and stories weave together in this fresh new take on a modern American classic. You won't forget what you've heard from these distinctively small-town folk as they evoke universal themes of hope, despair, and love. (A full-length...
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