10-minute Plays

A scene from the play "Rainbow Sprinkles," by Stacey Lane.  

I Got You, Babe   by Anthony L Mariani

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comedy     1m,1w,   10 minutes      $3.95/script       $15/performance


"A modern day A Doll's House." Fredric has built his perfect android girlfriend Leslie, except for one flaw--she keeps breaking up with him. Premiered April 7, 2017 at the Manhattan Repertory Theatre.​​

A winner of Infinity  Stage's 2018 10x10xInfinity
Short Play
Festival!

 Black Friday      by  David MacGregor

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comedy     3w      10 minutes      $3.95/script        $15/performance

A winner of Infinity  Stage's 2018 10x10xInfinity
Short Play
Festival!

A mother and daughter plan their annual Black Friday shopping excursion in a diner at four in the morning while being served by a waitress who is beyond tired.

 The Bench             by  Paula Fell

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comedy    2m,2w      10 minutes   $3.95/script    $15/performance

A winner of Infinity  Stage's 2018 10x10xInfinity
Short Play
Festival!

Waiting for your wife on the bench outside the womens’ dressing room can seem like a life sentence. As Robert waits for his wife to find that special outfit for the company party, he learns that time on the bench can be a living hell. Will the sadistic sales clerk who runs the joint break him? Can he avoid answering the bone chilling question ‘How does this make me look?’ No one can escape from The Bench, right? Try telling that to benchy Robert and fellow “prisoner” Frank. 

The Unfortunate Teller      by Jeff Dunne

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comedy   1m,1w      10 minutes      $3.95/script       $15/performance


"a beautifully written, hysterical script that was not only a joy to read the first time, but also a pleasure to listen to [afterwards]."

A winner of Infinity  Stage's 2018 10x10xInfinity
Short Play
Festival!


A friend of a fortune teller suddenly has to give a reading for a customer, and not only doesn't he have the faintest idea how to do it, the only set of Tarot cards on hand is a deck made by little children. ​​

 Regifting             by  Steven Korbar

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comedy    0m,2w      15 minutes   $3.95/script    $15/performance

A winner of Infinity  Stage's 2018 10x10xInfinity
Short Play
Festival!

Exhausted after a Christmas Eve of wrapping presents, a pair of slap happy sisters become increasingly desperate as they face their worst nightmare; a visit from a surprise gift giver for whom they have no return present. 

 Just That Sort of Day   by  Lawson Caldwell

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comedy    2m,1w      15 minutes   $3.95/script    $15/performance

A winner of Infinity  Stage's 2018 10x10xInfinity
Short Play
Festival!

Like all his relationships, Zoe’s relationship with Sally ends just as quickly as it began causing him to become frustrated and depressed.  Lorraine, Zoe’s mother, decides it is time to set the record straight.  In Zoe’s case, she sets him gay

 Face Time     by  Donna Hoke

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comedy    2w      10 minutes      $3.95/script        $15/performance

A winner of Infinity  Stage's 2018 10x10xInfinity
Short Play
Festival!


Two old friends discover that too much connection has driven them apart.
 

 Bard Beyond Belief     by  Tony Pelham

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comedy    1m, 1w, 1 either   10 minutes  $3.95/script   $15/performance



An Elvis-impersonator and a Shakespeare buff can’t agree in which themed retirement community they ultimately wish to settle. In the midst of a comical sales presentation, life suddenly begins to imitate art, causing each partner to
reevaluate their priorities.

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A winner of Infinity  Stage's 2018 10x10xInfinity
Short Play
Festival!

 Bridge and Tunnel       by Anne Flanagan

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comedy    1m,2w      10 minutes      $3.95/script        $15/performance

A winner of Infinity  Stage's 2018 10x10xInfinity
Short Play
Festival!


It's Happy Hour at Houlihans in mid town Manhattan, but 30 somethings Nikki and Tiffinay are anything but happy.  The Bechdel test asks whether a work of fiction features at least two women can talk about something other than a man.  Let's just say Nikki and Tiffany fail this test. Miserably. 

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Surprise!       by Michael Perlmutter

comedy   1m,1w, 1 either   10 minutes   $3.95/script   $15/performance

A winner of Infinity  Stage's 2018 10x10xInfinity
Short Play
Festival!


A black box setting.  A table, two chairs; and CINDY is led on by TED, blindfolded to her seat, where a bottle of wine and the next ten minutes await.  TED leads the audience into a holler of “SURPRISE” as the blindfold comes off.  What follows is a bit more unexpected.

 Paper Planes   by  Michael Pisaturo


                   

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​​Drama     1m,1w       10 minutes       $3.95/script      $10/performance  
Chandler sits atop a skyscraper in New York City at nighttime, trying to talk to his sister who had taken her life on that very roof just a few weeks earlier when Stella enters and sits down next to him. Assuming that Chandler was contemplating jumping, Stella attempts to strike up a conversation, though she soon realizes what his true intentions are.

 The No-No Box   by  Hannah Benitez


                   

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Comedy   0m,2w       15 minutes       $3.95/script      $15/performance   Graphic language.  May not be appropriate for all audiences
Two young sisters; one home from college and the other still trapped in high school, grapple over the mysterious disappearance of an embarrassing item. 

Walk, Don't Walk           by  Matthew Konkel


                   

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Comedy   2m            10 minutes       $3.95/script      $15/performance  
One ordinary street corner. Two strangers. To walk…or not.


                   

Confession Air             by  Matthew Konkel

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Comedy   2m,2w       10 minutes       $3.95/script      $15/performance   ​​
 
A husband and wife- and one very drunk flight attendant -confess their wrongdoings on a commercial airline about to crash.
  


The Naked People Play                by  Stacey Lane


                   

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Comedy   2m,2w       10 minutes       $3.95/script      $15/performance   For university and community theatre 
Disclaimers:  Yes, there is nudity, but props, set pieces and hands may be used to cover it all up. 
A high-strung guy arrives unannounced at his ex-girlfriend's apartment to discover that she is not alone, but has a naked man and a naked woman with her.  She provides a perfectly innocent explanation.



                   

Third Window From the Right         by  Scott Mullen

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Comedy-drama     1m,1w      10 minutes       $3.95/script      $15/performance    
appropriate for all audiences  
When Henry finally gets up the courage to come down to talk to Kate on the park bench below his apartment, their charming encounter doesn't go quite the way he hoped.

Holy Mary, Mother of God, Takes a Holiday    by  Steven W. Rodgers


                   

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Comedy   0m,2w      10 minutes       $3.95/script      $15/performance   Graphic language.  May not be appropriate for all audiences
​Two Catholic prep school girls skip classes one afternoon to see an X-rated movie.  While waiting for the movie to start, they discuss love, sex, Jesus and naked parents.


watercolor by Mikyong Rodgers


                   

The Jeep Wave              by  H.G. Brown

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Comedy   1m,1w      10 minutes       $3.95/script      $15/performance   appropriate for all audiences
A husband and wife out for a drive and he keeps waiving -- at Jeeps. Clearly he knows something she does not. What is it -- a fraternity, a secret society, something nefarious?


                   

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Girls of the Cookie Farm     by  Henry P. Gravelle

Drama     3m,0w      10 minutes       $3.95/script      $15/performance     mature theme and language    

Franks thinks he is in the interrogation room to answer for his misdeeds but learns too late Detective Pyle had something else on his mind.




                   

She Loves St. Pete         by  H.G. Brown

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Comedy      1m,1w      8 minutes       $3.95/script      $15/performance       slightly risque but appropriate for all audiences

He loves her; she loves St. Pete (as in St. Petersburg, Florida). Somehow they work it out.   It’s called marriage – a meeting of the minds, and a whole lot more.



                   

Bill's Funeral     by Gordon England & Lisa Farrall

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Comedy    1m,4w      10 minutes       $3.95/script      $25/performance    
Comedy erupts at a funeral home where Bill Smith, a Treasury Agent, lies in wait after a mysterious skydiving accident. His dutiful wife, Jane, learns of Bill’s philandering ways as various women from his past converge to pay their last respects. A hilarious catfight erupts when the scorned women discover Bill’s lover list was long.


                   

Yarn                 by  Scott Mullen

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Comedy-drama     3m,1w      10 minutes       $3.95/script      $15/performance     appropriate for all audiences  
Two men go to an art gallery, plotting to steal a painting, but find unexpected complications along the way.



                   

The Exchange Student     by  Steven W. Rodgers

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Comedy    1m,2w      10 minutes       $3.95/script      $15/performance     appropriate for all audiences  
A Russian exchange student, bound for New York, the Big Apple, is, through an unfortunate glitch in the system, inadvertently sent to the home of simple-minded rednecks, Fred and Norma Sheets of Manhattan, Kansas--the little Apple.


watercolor by Mikyong Rodgers


                   

Rainbow Sprinkles           by  Stacey Lane

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Comedy    1m,1w      10 minutes       $3.95/script      $15/performance     appropriate for all audiences  
An uptight lawyer interviews a kind-hearted clown for her son's birthday party. She probes and prods at him, finding a reason that each of the most innocent parts of his clown act could be deemed inappropriate or politically incorrect.


                   

Confessions of a Character Actor    by  Aaron Leventman

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Comedy-drama   1m,1w     15 minutes       $3.95/script      $15/performance     mildly suggestive language

 
Brooklyn, 1968.  A young male Jewish character actor must tell his mother that his big break is to star in the first X-rated Hollywood movie, but his confession about his part in the film reveals more about his personal life than the character he must portray.


Photo by Peter Sills

 The Boy    by  Aaron Leventman


                   

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Drama   2m      12 minutes       $3.95/script      $15/performance     suggestive language, occasional profanity
Can Devon, an early-30s slacker, grow up in enough time to become a caregiver for his older partner, Richard, who's dying of cancer?


Photo by Barbara Odell


                   

Sonny      by  Henry P. Gravelle

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Comedy    3m,1w      10 minutes       $3.95/script      $15/performance    
Before George can enjoy his day off he must teach his teen son the meaning of the boy's nickname, along with the barter system.


                   

In the Garden of Eden With Frank & Mindy     by  Steven W. Rodgers

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Comedy    1m,1w      12 minutes       $3.95/script      $15/performance     appropriate for university and community theatre 
A couple from Alabama discuss God, marriage and eternal damnation on the porch of their log cabin in the woods.


watercolor by Mikyong Rodgers

 Storms, Sheets and Showtunes    by  Stacey Lane


                   

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Dark comedy    3m,3w      15 minutes       $3.95/script      $15/performance     appropriate for all audiences. 
Disclaimers:  Mild language, themes of death

 
Spirited theatre ghosts conduct late night auditions to replace a legendary ghoul who wishes to retire from haunting.