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FULL-LENGTH PLAYS


Because of Beth
2 F, 2 M, 1 Either
Note: Includes profanity
Runtime: 100 minutes    $8     

In the aftermath of Beth's death, all those she loved, including her feuding daughters, her estranged ex-husband and her overwhelmed fiancé, seek to mourn her in their own way. Instead, however, they are forced to deal with one another and the complicated ties that bind them together because of Beth.




Before Lesbians2F, 2MRuntime: 120 minutes    $8     

When Charlotte and Vivian meet, they are about to marry their fiancÚs who are leaving to fight for President Lincoln. Through letters and visits, Charlotte and Vivian nurture their friendship, sharing books and projects to support the troops and their husbands. In an era where women were not recognized as sexual beings and when words did not exist for women falling in love, Charlotte and Vivian struggle to understand the confusing feelings they are developing for each other while the Civil War rages on.




Pilar's Brother2F, 2MRuntime: 120 minutes    $8     

Julian’s mother has returned to Chile to care for his dying grandmother, leaving Julian to juggle his temporary responsibility for his mentally-ill sister, his studies, his job and his American lifestyle: the one that his family knows about and the closeted gay and aspiring actor lifestyle that they don’t. Set in 1968 and in a strong Chilean immigrant and Catholic family, this story explores the choices that Julian has to make when a big opportunity arises and the sister that complicates them.




Daughter4F, 2MRuntime: 110 minutes    $8     

When Robyn's biological mother contacts her on Facebook, asking for something that no one else can give, the teenager and her adoptive parents must decide what risks she will take to help the woman who gave birth to her and how to protect the family that they have built.



"Oh, yes, big wrinkly man make new president in America."

- Ramona, Pilar's Brother


ONE-ACTS AND TEN-MINUTE PLAYS


Ernie Evan
1 M
Runtime: 10 minutes     $6     

Sixty seven year old sailor Ernie Evan is frightened when his long-dead mother visits him in a dream and tells him that he must marry.



Tag on Toe
2 F
Runtime: 10 minutes     $6     

While discussing the birth of their colleague's son, Kay is rattled when her co-worker, Annabel, shares her unorthodox reasons to have a child.




Cortex Kin1F, 1MRuntime: 40 minutes    $7     

When Daniel takes a sick day and visits his brain, he discovers ornery housekeeper, Hank, already starting to clean the dust from months of neglect. Through their combative work and conversation, Daniel eventually starts to face the horrifying reasons behind his absence.





 

"Ya know I wouldn't come wakin' ye up in the middle of th' night if t'weren't real."

- Ernie Evan, Ernie Evan

MONOLOGUES


Because of Beth (Act I, Scene 3)
Free from Monologue Database
1F
Note: Includes profanity (available without profanity upon request)
Runtime: 5 minutes       

Cara angrily mourns for her mother and asks for her help.




Because of Beth (Act I, Scene 6)
Free from Monologue Database
1F
Note: Includes profanity (available without profanity upon request)
Runtime: 5 minutes       

Penny visits her mother's grave to make an announcement.





Daughter (Act I, Scene 3 Excerpt)
Free from Monologue Database
1F
Runtime: 5 minutes       

Millie tells her biological daughter about her biological father.




Pilar's Brother (Act II, Scene 5)
Free from Monologue Database
1F
Note: Includes broken English/Spanish
Runtime: 1 minute       

Ramona tells her niece and nephew about their grandmother.



Ernie Evan (Entire Script)
1M
Runtime: 10 minutes    $6     

Sixty seven year old sailor Ernie Evan is frightened when his long-dead mother visits him in a dream and tells him that he must marry.




FOR THEATER EDUCATORS AND ACTORS

Suggested two-person scenes (read-only)

Suggested three-person scenes (read-only)


"I used to look at people in the mall and wonder if they were my parents"

- Robyn, Daughter