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The Jailhouse Frocks
Cast: 3 Female / 2 Male Length: 2 Acts (110 minutes) Genre: Comedy Synopsis Shattering dimwitted Officer Dwayne’s tranquil evening at the Birchwood County police station is the arrests of three unlikely women; the mayor’s wife, the local mad cat-lady, and a dangerous looking New Yorker. The already chaotic situation descends into mayhem with the arrival of a New York gangster, disguised as an FBI agent, hell-bent on exacting revenge on his wife. By the end of the night, the ladies have formed a gang, sang some songs, escaped from jail and locked the gangster up in their place, leaving Officer Dwayne wondering how on earth he’s managed to make the arrest of a lifetime.
Cast: 7 Female / 2 Male Length: 2 Acts (120 minutes) Genre: Comedy Synopsis Dorothy is a 99 year old nun who has found the perfect item for her bucket list. She's going to find a man and get married on her 100th birthday next week! Enlisting the help of her madcap friends at the rest home, and a teenage girl who has come to interview her for a class project, Dorothy is determined to complete her bucket list and have the wedding of the century! A hilarious comedy where the surprises and laughs just keep on coming, and an ending guaranteed to melt even the hardest heart.
Cast: 5 Female / 2 Male, (plus female extra’s) Length: 2 Acts (110 minutes) Genre: Comedy Synopsis As if the daily skirmishes with farcical customers and the dim-witted men in their lives, wasn't enough, the women who operate the checkouts at the Discount Co supermarket are now facing a new boss and the prospect of losing their jobs due to newly installed automated checkout aisles. If the women are going to endure these challenges they're going to have to fight together and take things to a whole new level. Hilarious, madcap humour to tickle your funnybone and stir your heart.
Cast: 4 Female / 2 Male Length: 2 Acts (110 minutes) Genre: Comedy Synopsis Think your family is complicated? Meet the most dysfunctional family you can imagine as they try to navigate Christmas. Peace on earth and good will to all men? Not likely! Ever since her husband died, Mary’s horrible adult children have been ruining Christmas. This year, with the help of a suicidal French psychiatrist, Mary is determined to take Christmas back. Hilarious and uplifting Christmas comedy.
Cast: Flexible casting with 4 to 6 female and 2 to 4 male actors. Length: Two Acts (110 minutes) Genre: Comedy Synopsis... Annie discovers her in-laws are outlaws... and her mother in-law has hired a mad group of assassins to kill her! How will Annie, a mild mannered Librarian, outwit the best of the Italian, Russian and Irish contract killers? This is outrageous; laugh out loud comedy at its best.
Cast: 5 Female / 2 Male Length: Two Acts (120 minutes) Genre: Comedy Synopsis... The Old People Are Revolting! is a hilarious comedy about seniors seeking revenge! The residents of the Sunshine Retirement Village have had enough: they're revolting!Fed up with being ignored, and relegated to the sidelines of life they've decided to prove to the world just how dangerous seniors can be! Bursting with eccentric characters and crazy shenanigans the play is great fun to stage and a huge audience pleaser.
Cast: 5 Female / 2 Male Length: Two Acts (120 minutes) Genre: Comedy Synopsis... This madcap comedy addresses an issue close to every woman's heart –how to train your husband! Sound impossible? Not when you have a legendary Husband Trainer living right next door. The play follows the adventures of three generations of the Smith family as they attempt to turn their men into fully trained members of the opposite sex. Nothing quite goes according to plan and the result is a hilarious comedy with plenty of unexpected twists and turns.
Cast: 5 Female / 1 Male Length: Two Acts (110 minutes) Genre: Comedy Synopsis... Pamela Browne has organized a 25 year reunion for her four best High school friends. From the moment Kay, now a chocoholic gun toting funeral director, arrives the wheels begin falling off Pamela’s meticulously planned weekend. Added to the mix is Sandy, who is now a Nun, Dianne, married the school nerd and a mother of eight sons, Rachel, a runaway teenager on a mission to dig up some dirt on her mother, and Shaun, the greasy motel janitor. This outrageous comedy is a roller-coaster ride of emotion.
Cast: 5 Female / 1 Male Length: Two Acts (120 minutes) Genre: Comedy Synopsis... It has been ten years since the last reunion of the Crazy Ladies. Menopause has arrived and the ladies are crazier than ever. The mission is to convince Kay, the gun totting tom-boy, to marry Shaun (the guy she once kidnapped and held accountable for the sins of all men). Hilarious... poignant... utterly mad. While this is the second "Crazy Ladies" play, it can be performed with or without a prior production of the original "Crazy Ladies".
Cast: 3 Male / 1 Female Length: Two Acts (110 minutes) Genre: Comedy Synopsis... Mike, Dave and Julian spend a weekend in a garden shed determined to break an age-old mystery. Armed with a case of beer, a box of girlie magazines and a holy book they are going to "understand women". What they discover is not quite what they expected. Understanding Women is a comedy play for both sexes!
Cast: 3 Female / 2 Male Length: Two Acts (120 minutes) Genre: Comedy Synopsis... Barbara's husband is missing on the family farm. When Jack finally returns he is a nervous wreck and will not leave the house and is convinced that he is Hiroo Onoda - a Japanese soldier holding out on an island after world war Two. Barbara's husband is nuts. The only people she can trust with this information is the new vet and the village idiot. How will they restore Jacks mind without the help of the medical profession... or common sense?
Cast: 2 Male / 2 Female Length: Two Acts (100 minutes) Genre: Comedy Synopsis... For the past 25 years Edwin Miles has been an announcer for Classical Music FM. Ratings have plummeted and his station manager, a heel clicking German, has bought out the the local Reggae station to increase market share. Edwin is now working for "Radio Reggae" and sharing a studio with a white guy who is convinced he is Jamaican. Add to the mix a mute receptionist and Lost for Words is a side splitting comedy that will have you rolling in the aisles.
Cast: 4 Female / 5 Male Length: 2 Acts (110 minutes) Genre: Comedy Synopsis It’s mid 1942 and Australia is at war. As our able bodied men fight overseas a sleepy seaside Aussie town is about to experience an invasion by the Americans. The arrival of the yanks brings much needed excitement for the ladies, but for the local lads there are three big problems with the visitors… they’re over paid, they’re over sexed, and they’re over here!