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Ten-Minute Plays

Stage Partners is home to exciting new 10-minute plays. Whether you are a student-director, or producer putting on an evening of short plays, this collection features some of the most exciting playwrights working in theatre today.

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  • Happy Birthday To Me by Alle Mims, a ten-minute play, part of the short play collection Ten(ish): Comedies - Stage Partners

    Happy Birthday To Me

    Written By: Alle Mims
    Length: 10
    Cast Size: 2 actors (2F)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    It's Chelsea's 14th birthday at midnight tonight - but until then, her older sister, Andrea is in charge. The sleepover guests are due any minute... aren't they? Unless something else is going on... This play is part of the short play collection Ten(ish): Comedies.
  • Ten(ish): Horror - The Dead Queen Requests The Honor of Your Presence at Dinner by Leah Barker - 10-minute horror play

    The Dead Queen Requests the Honor of Your Presence at Dinner

    Written By: Leah Barker
    Length: 10 minutes
    Cast Size: 3 actors (3F)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
     In a clearing deep in a forest, the Dead Queen sits at a magnificent dining table. As her servant puts the final shine on the glassware, they await the evening’s guest.  This play is part of the short play collection Ten(ish): Horror.
  • Ten(ish): Horrors - Viewings by Del Martin, 10-minute horror play

    Viewings

    Written By: Del Martin
    Length: 10 - 15 minutes
    Cast Size: 5-6 actors (suggested casting: 6F)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    You never quite know what you're getting when you buy an old house. The past may still echo within its walls. For Deirdre, who is on the run from her own past, a new home means an escape, but it also comes with some unexpected inhabitants.   This play is part of the short play collection Ten(ish): Horror.
  • Ten(ish): Horror - Mirror by Elissa Huang, 10-minute horror play

    Mirror

    Written By: Elissa C. Huang
    Length: 10 minutes
    Cast Size: 3 actors (3F)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    When Juniper purchases an old mirror at a garage sale, she gets more than she bargained for. What awakens when she gazes within? A haunting and evocative play about the demons we try to forget. This play is part of the short play collection Ten(ish): Horror.
  • Un-Help Desk - Stage Partners

    Un-Help Desk

    Written By: Emily McClain
    Length: 10-15 minutes
    Cast Size: 2 actors (1F, 1M)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    Jerry discovers his friendly attempts to help a young library patron find a topic for her paper to be unappreciated and unwanted. This play is part of the short play collection It's Her Say and can be licensed separately or as part of the collection.
  • The Women's Land Army - Stage Partners

    The Women's Land Army

    Written By: Stephanie Buckley
    Length: 10-15 minutes
    Cast Size: 3 actors (3F)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    Mary, Helen, and Ruth are working on a farm in New York as they serve in The Women’s Land Army (WLA), a civilian WWII organization where women replace men in agricultural positions. Despite their differences, Mary, an experienced farmer from Iowa, Helen, a New York City college student, and Ruth, a teenager from nearby Poughkeepsie, are brought together by their contribution to the war effort. H...
  • How Gretchen Stole Christmas - a short holiday play by Rachel Bublitz in the ten-minute play collection Holly, Jolly, & Extra Folly

    How Gretchen Stole Christmas

    Written By: Rachel Bublitz
    Length: 10 minutes
    Cast Size: 5 actors (suggested casting: 3F, 1M, 1 any)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    A rebellious teen who resents Christmas goes full grinch. This play is part of the short play collection Holly, Jolly, & Extra Folly  and can be licensed separately or as part of the collection.
  • Mom's Ham - a short holiday play by Rachel Bublitz in the ten-minute play collection Holly, Jolly, & Extra Folly

    Warm the Bones

    Written By: Rachel Bublitz
    Length: 10 minutes
    Cast Size: 4 actors (4F)
    Genre: Dramedy, Comedy
    Synopsis:
    A group of friends having a Christmas party in a creepy old house have an eerie encounter. This play is part of the short play collection Holly, Jolly, & Extra Folly  and can be licensed separately or as part of the collection.
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