Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Scripts for a Comedy Learning Unit Exploring Humor in Acting

Here are some scripts that could work with a learning unit for students on the topic of Comedy:

PHYSICAL COMEDY

"Pain Scale" A wacky comedy scene for two actors any gender but written for 2 men. From the published play "Control the Future" ISBN-13: 978-1540666581

"Underdog (aka Fight Me)" - comedy for two actors (2 males with possible non-speaking female extras)

"Monster Survival Skills During A Gremlin Outbreak" - Short comedy stage play script for 3 or more actors

"Cell Phone Zombies" Short sketch comedy skit about cell phones and time travel. Written for 4 actors of either gender and options for several extra actors.

"Stung" A short comedy about someone who wants to be one with nature but nature doesn't like her. (4 speaking parts with possible extras)


PARODY

"Touched by an Alien" Short comedy about space explorers that discover a new kind of alien. 5 actors of any gender (plus possible non-speaking roles).

The Hysterical History of the Trojan War

A Hysterical History of the American Revolution


SCRIPTS WITH A  SITCOM FEEL

"Music Maybe" short comedy play for four actors about an all drummer rock group -

"Somebody Famous" - Comedy - 5 w 2 m - "A ditzy kleptomaniac, a scandalous movie star and a bumbling guard...these are just some of the crazy characters you'll meet in D.M. Larson's "Somebody Famous". This laugh out loud comedy is sure to make you hoot and howl as 5 prisoners at an all female prison use theater to hatch a plan to escape to freedom." 

The Weird, Wild and Wonderful Days of School A full length play about young adults who are dealing with change. This play has a flexible cast from 7 to 49.

"Operation Redneck" Full Length Comedy - 3 w 3 m






Scripts for a Comedy Learning Unit

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