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  • Some Assembly Required, a ten-minute play by Ruben Carbajal, part of the short play collection Ten(ish): Comedies - Stage Partners

    Some Assembly Required

    Written By: Ruben Carbajal
    Length: 10 minutes
    Cast Size: 3 actors (suggested casting: 1F, 1M, 1 any)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    While attempting to assemble a dresser from a certain Swedish furniture company, a long-married couple inadvertently activate a plot to end the world. Some Assembly Required is a comedy for all those who have battled unintelligible instructions.  This play is part of the short play collection Ten(ish): Comedies.
  • A Talkback by Patrick Greene, a ten-minute play, part of the short play collection Ten(ish): Comedies - Stage Partners

    A Talkback

    Written By: Patrick Greene
    Length: 10 minutes
    Cast Size: 6 actors (6 any)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    Once in a while, after the actors have taken their final bows, the audience of a play is given the opportunity to interact with an actual, living playwright. But talkbacks don't always go as planned, and sometimes a writer can face difficult questions, and hungry theatregoers that demand more than the playwright is willing to give. A Talkback is a comedy about the absurdity of facing your aud...
  • Santa's Old Friend - a short holiday play by Rachel Bublitz in the ten-minute play collection Holly, Jolly, & Extra Folly

    Santa's Old Friend

    Written By: Rachel Bublitz
    Length: 10 minutes
    Cast Size: 5 actors (suggested casting: 2M, 3 any)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    When Santa gets overwhelmed, he calls in reinforcements...creepy reinforcements. This play is part of the short play collection Holly, Jolly, & Extra Folly  and can be licensed separately or as part of the collection.
  • The Collector a ten-minute play by Tyler Dwiggins, part of the short play collection Rogues' Gallery - Stage Partners

    The Sketch Pod

    Written By: Tyler Dwiggins
    Length: 10 minutes
    Cast Size: 5 actors (suggested casting: 2F, 2M, 1 any)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    A couple on a disastrous art gallery date are unwillingly drawn into their worst nightmare: a live podcast. This play is part of the short play collection Rogues' Gallery and can be licensed separately or as part of the collection.
  • Two Ships Passing, a ten-minute play by Ian McWethy, part of the short play collection Rogues' Gallery - Stage Partners

    Two Ships Passing

    Written By: Ian McWethy
    Length: 10 minutes
    Cast Size: 6 actors (suggested casting: 3F, 1M, 2 any)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    Meeting up is tough when your phone is dead, and even tougher when the lines of reality may or may not have evaporated. This play is part of the short play collection Rogues' Gallery and can be licensed separately or as part of the collection.
  • The Art Dealer is Impressed - Stage Partners

    The Art Dealer is Impressed

    Written By: Carrie McCrossen
    Length: 10 minutes
    Cast Size: 3 actors (3 any)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    When a condescending art dealer mistakenly views the wrong piece and is—for once— impressed, they prove one person's trash is another person’s masterpiece. This play is part of the short play collection Rogues' Gallery and can be licensed separately or as part of the collection.
  • The Collector a ten-minute play by Kathryn Funkhouser, part of the short play collection Rogues' Gallery - Stage Partners

    The Collector

    Written By: Kathryn Funkhouser
    Length: 10 minutes
    Cast Size: 3 actors (any gender)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    When a young artist’s meeting with a rich collector is interrupted by a delivery, they might end up making a different deal altogether. This play is part of the short play collection Rogues' Gallery and can be licensed separately or as part of the collection.
  • Mayonnaise, Mayonnaise, a ten-minute play by Patrick Greene, part of the short play collection Rogues' Gallery - Stage Partners

    Mayonnaise Mayonnaise

    Written By: Patrick Greene
    Length: 10 minutes
    Cast Size: 3 actors (suggested casting: 1F, 2M)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    A father attempting to connect with his kids mistakes the art gallery for a touristy immersive experience. This play is part of the short play collection Rogues' Gallery and can be licensed separately or as part of the collection.
  • The Participant, a ten-minute play by Jason Pizzarello, part of the short play collection Rogues' Gallery - Stage Partners

    The Participant

    Written By: Jason Pizzarello
    Length: 10 minutes
    Cast Size: 4-5 actors (suggested casting: 1F, 1M, 3 any)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    A young man asks an elderly stranger in the gallery for help, but there’s more to both than meets the eye. This play is part of the short play collection Rogues' Gallery and can be licensed separately or as part of the collection.
  • Midnight Bandits - ten-minute comedy by  Rachel Bublitz, Stage Partners

    Midnight Bandits

    Written By: Rachel Bublitz
    Length: 10 minutes
    Cast Size: 3 actors (any gender)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    When a trio of art thieves arrive for a heist, their plan is sure to go off without a hitch…unless, of course, there’s a roommate dispute. This play is part of the short play collection Rogues' Gallery and can be licensed separately or as part of the collection.
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