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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 - A Place to Rest Your Head by Ruben Carbajal. 10-minute horror play.

    A Place to Rest Your Head

    Written By: Ruben Carbajal
    Length: 10 minutes
    Cast Size: 4 actors (3M, 1F)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    The residents of a run-down flophouse are transients, haunted in more ways than one. But a deeper mystery unfolds: who are the ghosts, and who are the haunted? 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.
  • Ten(ish): Horror - Trust Fall by Weston Scott 10-minute play

    Trust Fall

    Written By: Weston Scott
    Length: 10 minutes
    Cast Size: 3 actors (3F)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    Jackie hasn’t been the same since her sister Sadie died. Luckily, Dani has been there to guide her through her grief. But when Jackie leads Dani to the maw of a cave on the one year anniversary of Sadie’s death, this friendship will be pushed to the limit as they step further and further into the darkness.   This play is part of the short play collection Ten(ish): Horror.
  • The Stakeout - Stage Partners

    The Stakeout

    Written By: K. Alexa Mavromatis
    Length: 10-15 minutes
    Cast Size: 2 actors (2F)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    Two teenage girls watch every move inside a large house from their post on the sidewalk. For one, it’s a chance to emulate her TV heroes; for the other, an opportunity to glimpse the father she’s never known. This play is part of the short play collection It's Her Say 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.
  • 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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