Duologues : Duet Acting, 3 Min. & Under

Scenes featuring 2 actors that are timed at 3 minutes and under. Ideal for Thespian competitions and timed performances around the world.  Listed in order of age.

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"Ballerina Buddies"      new!

2 females. Age range: 5-8. Total length: Approx. 1 ½ - 2 minutes.

Sometimes a new ballerina just needs a buddy.  An adorable scene for young actresses who like to dance.

*Basic knowledge of ballerina terms is needed.

" . . . . . . . Jessica: Ouch!

Lisa: I’m so sorry.  (They start dancing and Lisa bumps into Jessica again)

Jessica:  Lisa, why do you keep bumping into me?

Lisa: (look panicked with big eyes) I’m sorry Jessica.  I just can’t remember the dance.  . . . . . . 

Lisa: I did it!

Jessica: We did it.  Together.  (Girls hug) So Ballerina Buddy, ever tried Hip Hop?  (girls giggle again and strike a hip hop pose)"

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"Twin Power Activate!"      new!

2 Males. Age range 5-8. Total length: Approx. 1-1.5 minutes

There is room for only one Superhero on the playground.  

*Originally written for twins but parts can be played by any boys.

" . . . . Twin 1: (glaring at Batboy)   There is only room for one Superhero on this playground, so (make shooing motions with hands) scram.  I will save the day.

Twin 2: (glaring back) I am not going to scram. You scram. (makes the same shooing motion with his hands)  

Twin 1: My powers are better.  I can fly.

Twin 2: I have a batcave.  I win. . . . . . . "

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"PETA"      new!

2 Females. Age range: 6-10 and 10 and up. Total length: Approx. 1 minute.

Why is that woman wearing a fox around her neck?  A funny, insightful take on People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.

A Longer Version, approximately 1.5 minutes, is also included in this purchase. 

" . . . . . Hunter: I’m not upset about losing Mom, (preening voice) though I am an awesome looking Wonder Woman.  I’m upset about who won. (outraged voice) They gave 1st place to Heather Wills and she was wearing a fox fur around her neck.  

Mom: A fox fur?

Hunter: She said it was her grandmothers. Think of that poor little fox, (happy, perky voice) running happily in the forest and then whap!  (Doom and gloom voice) Doomed to live forever around some old lady’s neck.. . . . . "

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"Soft Kitty"      new!

2 Females. Age range - 8-12. Total length: Approx. 2-3 minutes

Delightful comedy antics as two girls try to figure out a way to stay up and watch the Big Bang Theory.  

" . . . . Laura: 5:45 PM?  (Both actresses look at watches)

Sarah: Check. Magnifying glass?  (Both actresses pull out magnifying glasses and hold it up to eye and look through and then put back in their pockets)  
Laura: Check.  We’re ready.  Tonight we will finally achieve our Mission Goals.
Sarah: Check.  Uh . . . . . . . what exactly are our Mission Goals again?  
Laura: To finally watch the Big Bang Theory. Remember?
Sarah: I thought your Mom said it was too old for you.
Laura: My Mom still thinks I’m a baby.  I could probably drive the car if I were big enough to see over the steering wheel. . . . . . . . . ."
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"Spy Kids"      new!

2 Males. Age Range: 8-12. Total Length: Approx. 1.5 - 2 minutes.

A very funny scene for active boys as two brothers argue about being spy kids during a secret mission with their family.  

" . . . . Snake:  Do you know what country we're in?
Spider:  I've spent every minute of this mission in an air conditioning vent.  How would I know what country we’re in?
Snake:  I'm missing my soccer game. . . . . . .
Spider:  I told you not to join the soccer team Snake.
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"I'm the Mary"      new!

2 Females. Age range - 8-12. Total length: Approx. 1.5-2 minutes

Mary, Mary Quite Contrary and Mary had a Little Lamb are having a disagreement on just which Mary the Director of the Nursery Rhymes Musical Extravaganza wants.  Funny, sassy and very eye-catching.    

"Mary: (entering and walking over to Mary, Mary and glaring)  Excuse me.  You're standing in my spot.

Mary, Mary:  No I'm not.  The Director of the Nursery Rhymes Musical Extravaganza said "Mary stands here." I'm Mary and I'm standing here.

Mary:  (angrily) You are NOT Mary. I'm the Mary.   Perhaps you've heard the famous nursery rhyme?  "Mary had a little lamb, her fleece was white as snow."  (Place hand on chest dramatically)  That's me.

Mary, Mary:  (very sweetly)  How nice for you. And perhaps you've heard the much more famous nursery rhyme "Mary, Mary quite contrary, how does your garden grow?"  (does same chest motion)  That would be me. . . . . . . . . . "

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"Superclutz"      new!

2 Males. Age range: 8-12. Total length: Approx. 1.5-2 minutes.

A hilarious scene that ensues after a boy has a VERY BAD DAY at a baseball game.

A Shorter Version, approximately 1 minute, is also included in this purchase.  

" . . . . . . Sam: You didn’t see my last game?  (Voice rising, very dramatically) The one where I tripped and fell on top of the catcher, breaking his hand, and according to his mother, ruining his life forever. While, AT THE SAME TIME, striking out and losing the game?  

Matt: No.  So?
Sam: (frustrated)  So?  So?  Everyone posted pictures of this on Facebook. (despair) Everyone is laughing at me. .  .
Matt: Sam, you’re handling this wrong. You should be all (talk in surfer dude voice) “Dude, I totally went all superclutz today.  Wasn’t I radical?”  And then people will laugh with you instead of at you. . . . . . . "
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"Picture Day"      new!

2 Females or 1 Male/1 Female. Age range: 8-14. Total length: Approx. 2-3 minutes

What do you do when your School Picture turns out incredibly bad?  A hilarious duologue as a friend tries to "spin" the reason why her friend's face looks like she's morphing into a werewolf.  

A Longer Version, approximately 3-5 minutes and featuring a Male and a Female, is also included in this purchase.

" . . . . . . .Claire:  On a scale of 1-10 with 10 being the best picture ever ----

Zoe:  Like mine.  (poses with cute smile)

Claire:  (glaring at her) And 1 being the worse picture ever, mine is a minus 100. (tilt head thinking)   I wonder if my parents would consider moving.  

Zoe:  Oh come on, it can't be that bad.  (Claire hands the paper over to her wordlessly.  Zoe looks at it and her eyes widen)  Okay this IS pretty bad.  What happened?

Claire:  I had to sneeze.  And I didn't want my school picture to be a picture of me sneezing so I tried to stop and hold the sneeze in and (gestures with photo) that happened.

Zoe: (studying picture)  You look deformed.  Like your face is morphing into something else.  Like a werewolf.  . . . . . . . . . "

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"Summer Camp Frolics"      new!

2 Females. Age range: 8-14/teen. Total length: Approx. 1 - 1.5 minutes.

Two scenes with older/younger females set in the summer camping environment.  In "A Few Changes", Lily gives Miss Wilson a few suggestions on how to improve the camping experience. (Hint:  Shopping, makeovers and tea parties).  In "Camp Sunshine Counselor", Erin is interviewed for a counselor position.  It doesn't really go well.  Full of ditziness and sass, summer camping has never been so much fun. 

A Few Changes:

"  . . . .  . .Lily:  You don’t have to thank me.  I was happy to help fix your camp.  

Miss Wilson:  I wasn’t aware it needed fixing

Lily:  . . . .  Exercise should be combined with something fun.  Like Shopping.  . . .   We had to outrun everyone to get the last one on the shelf.  It was a great cardio workout.

Miss Wilson:  Shopping might be a little difficult in the woods.. . . . . "

Camp Sunshine Couselor:
"Interviewer: I think I’ve heard enough to make a decision. 

Erin: My pleasure.  I look forward to my summer mission of being one with nature.  (phone buzzes or rings, take phone out of pocket and look at it and then say very excitedly)   I got the job at Panera Bread? The one with free food?  (looks back at Interviewer)  Sorry but I’m off the market. . . .   Good luck with the woods. . . . . ."

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"Pranks"      new!

2 Females. Age range - 8-12. Total length: Approx. 1 minute.

Full of giggles and high energy re-enactments, Pranks gives two sassy drama divas the chance to play off each other as they talk about the prank they just did and plan future prankage. 

A Longer Version, approx 1.5-2 minutes is also included in this purchase.

"Sarah: That was one of the best pranks ever! 

Laura: Did you see Hillary’s face? (does terrified face)  FROGS! We’re being attacked by FROGS!

Sarah: And then she was all (jump around as brushing at shoulders and body while yelling) “GET IT OFF, GET IT OFF!”  (High fives Laura) We are good. . . . . . . . 
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Bubba and Boo Boo      new!

2 Males. Age range: 8-14. Total length: Approx. 2-3 minutes.

It's hard to keep fighting with someone when you find out they had a dog too.  But who names their dog Boo Boo? A great scene with lots of physicality and a wide range of emotion.  

" . . . . Finn: Look, I’m sorry I hit you.  I just . . . . I don’t understand why you were being so mean but I shouldn’t have hit you.  I’ve just been really stressed lately.  My dog, Boo Boo . . . . .   he uh. . . he got hit by a car last week and then . . . he died.  I’ve had Boo Boo since I was 5 and I can’t believe he’s gone.  He’s always been my best friend and I miss him  (Pause and then stick hand out with a gesture). Okay now you can call me a Sissy Baby.  

Zac: (smiling)  You named your dog Boo Boo?

Finn: Give me a break.  I was only 5.  

Zac: My dog’s name was Bubba.  

Finn: Bubba?

Zac: Yea, he was my dad’s dog and then when I was born he sort of became my dog.  He was great. He was really old but he was still my best friend.  (Looks down and then with a soft tone)  I’m sorry I was a jerk.  Bubba died and my parents moved here and I don’t know anyone and I guess it was just easier ------- . . . . . . . "

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"J&J"      new!

M/F. Age range: 8-14. Total length: Approx. 2 1/2 - 3 minutes.

Jack wants adventures.  Jill just wants to finish fetching this pail of water.  A hilarious duologue with great character moments for both performers.   

A Longer Version, 3 - 4 minutes , is also included in this purchase.  

" . . . . . By the way, Miss Muffet is still really upset that you broke her tuffet.  Did you see her twitter status this morning?

Jill: (outraged) She posted that on twitter?  What did she say?
Jack: Jill, hashtag “clumsy queen” hashtag “tumble loser” hashtag “tuffet destroyer” hashtag “revenge will be sweet”.   
Jill: Revenge?  Oh please.  Like I’m worried about Little Miss Muffet.  She’s afraid of spiders. Only weinies are afraid of spiders.
Jack: I’m afraid of spiders.  
Jill:   Point made.  (Smirking)  Jill 1, Jack 0.  
Jack: Ha ha.  I heard she was seen talking to the Big Bad Wolf.  I’d be careful about going to Grandma’s House anytime soon.  Or should I say tumbling to Grandma’s House anytime soon.. . . . . . . . ."
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"Ghosts, Zombies and Bodies, Oh My!"      new!

2 Females. Age range - 8-14. Total length: Approx. 1 minute.

There are no such things as ghosts.  Or zombies.  Right? Two friends hilariously discuss what happens to dead people as they prepare to ride in the weed wagon (also known as the car with the bodies in it).

" . . . . . Becca:  The what?  (widens eyes frightened)  Oh no, not the car that carries the dead people.  I can't ride in that. What if a ghost tries to talk to me?

Ash:  (rolls eyes and then speak slowly as if to a child)  First, the weed wagon is the flower delivery van not the hearse. Second there are NO GHOSTS.  It's just bodies, that's all.

Becca:  Just bodies?  Well what if the "bodies" turn into zombies?  I've seen The Walking Dead. . . . . . . . . . "

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"Money, Money, Money"      new!

2 Males. Age range - 8-14. Total length: Approx. 3 minutes.

Two boys decide to hold a fundraiser to pay for a new xbox. After all, how hard could it be? 

A Longer Version, approximately 5 minutes, is also included in this purchase.  

" . . . . Ethan: How do you do a Fundraiser? 

Matthew:  I think my Mom goes somewhere to eat and then afterwards people give money to the cause. . . .   Do you know how to cook?

Ethan: We can just throw something in the microwave.

Matthew:  Yea about that.  I'm not really allowed to touch the microwave anymore after the Tator tots incident. (trying to be casual, emphasize tiny)   There was a tiny explosion, maybe a little fire.  

Ethan:  But I don’t have a  microwave.  My Mom is all (high feminine voice) " I started cooking when I was 12. Good food should never be microwaved."

Matthew:  Your parents are weird.. . . . . ."

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"The King of 2nd Place"      new!

2 Males. Age range - 8-14. Total length: Approx. 1.5-2 minutes.

Great.  2nd Place AGAIN!  When your best friend always gets first place, it's hard to celebrate.  A wide range of emotions in this duologue make an excellent performance piece for actors.    

A Longer Version, approximately 5 minutes, is also included in this purchase.  

"Jack: (enthusiastically pumping fists in air)  Woo hooo! First and second place.  We did it again.  

Riley: (sarcastically)  Yea for us.
Jack: (looks at Riley confused)  You don’t sound very happy.  Come on, help me celebrate.  We were the best.
Riley: No, YOU were the best Jack.  I came in 2nd place.  
Jack: So?  We still got first and second. 
Riley: (shakes ribbon at Jack in anger) Do you know many of these I have?  (gestures angrily stage right)  I could probably cover that wall with 2nd place ribbons. Every single time we do something, you always get first. We try out for a show - you get the lead and I’m in the chorus. . . .. . . . . "
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"The Next Disney Princess"      new!

2 Females. Age range - 8-12. Total length: Approx. 1.5 minutes.

What is Princess Sparkle to do if she doesn't become the Next Disney Princess?   Funny, sweet and full of charm.  

" . . . . . Sparkle: (unbelieving)  You got accepted? (Moonbeam cringes a little but nods) You got accepted and I didn’t?  What's wrong with me?  Why did I get rejected?
Moonbeam:  Maybe you have a different destiny Sparkle. (thinks a moment)   Maybe you're going to become President or cure cancer or invent time travel. . . . Those are human things Moonbeam.  I don't know how to do human things. . . . . . . . . . 
Sparkle:  You sound like a fortune cookie.  A bossy fortune cookie.
Moonbeam: (shrugs)  It's a gift.   . . . . . . . ."
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"Selfies"      new!

2 Females. Age range: 10 and up. Total Length: Approx. 1 - 1.5 minutes.

Ditzy, extremely funny duologue between two girls who love taking Selfies.

A Longer Version, approximately 3-5 minutes is also included in this order. 

"Amy: (entering) Milla.  (Takes a selfie of herself smiling) This is my happy to see you face.  Now let’s get one of us together.    

Milla: Wait!  (holding out phone) Look at this.  It says taking selfies could lead to head lice.

Milla/Amy: (look at each other) Ewwwwwwwwwww!!!!

Amy: But I don’t have head lice.  Do you have head lice?

Milla: Of course not.  But I guess random strangers might. Like what if you met Harry Styles from One Direction and he was all “Let’s take a Selfie”.  And you’d have to stop first and say “Do you have lice?”  That would be embarrassing.

Amy: I am NOT going to ask Harry Styles if he has head lice. . . . . . . " 

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"Are you a Dean or a Sam?"      new!

Male/Male. Age range: 10 and up. Total length: Approx. 3 minutes.

When his best friend asks him if he's a Dean or a Sam (from the TV show Supernatural), Steve is dumbfounded. What? WHAT?  Hilarious duologue full of great character moments. 

" . . . . . Derek: So “Am I a Dean or am I a Sam?”

Steve: (completely confused) What?

Derek: At first I thought, I’m a Sam (gesture at self) because I’m smart and (muscle pose) fit but he was going to be a lawyer before his Mom got killed by that demon and yech (make a face) lawyers. So then I thought, I’m a Dean (strike a cool pose, lift eyebrows suggestively) because he’s cool and very suave with the ladies but he also sold his soul to save his brother and while I like my brother (roll eyes and make a face as you mutter sometimes) sometimes, I wouldn’t sell my soul for him. So who am I?

Steve: What?

Derek: Am I a Dean? Or am I a Sam?

Steve: (confused and frustrated) WHAT ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT? WHO ARE DEAN AND SAM? . . . . . . . . . "


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"Miss Cape and Mister Hood"      new!

1 Male, 1 Female. Age range: 10 and up. Total length: Approx. 3 minutes.

Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf from "Into the Woods" argue over whether the Wolf is a tortured hero like Batman and Little Red is a spy.  An extremely funny scene filled with wonderful character moments.  

A Longer Version, approximate 4-5 minutes, is also included in this order. 

" . . . . The Wolf: I’m Batman.  Tortured superhero, spending my life fighting against truth and injustice and saving the day for all the little people.

Little Red: No, you’re not. You’re the Big Bad Wolf. . . . . Knock it off!  This is my big moment in the show where I get to be all sweet and spunky and the audience falls in love with me.  So get back into character and start being a slimy wolf!

Wolf: (falls to his knees and starts singing or talk singing) “Agony! When you’re trying to be good.  When the one thing you want, is to be understood.”  . . . . . . Are you lost? Are you hurt? Do you need (say name very dramatically) BATMAN to save the day?

Little Red: (Fumes a moment and then decides to give in and throws herself to the stage and grabs The Wolf’s leg. Starts speaking in a Russian spy type accent) “Yes. I am lost in ze woods and I must delivah zees very, very important basket to my grandmama.. . . . "

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"Bring it On!"      new!

2 Females. Age range: 10 and up. Total length: Approx. 1 and 1/2 - 2 minutes.

Two friends attempt to pick a topic for a school project. Silly cheers, dramatic dying and Southern accents all play a role in their decision.  Perfect for outgoing, bubbly young actresses.   

" . . . . Jess: Pilgrims?  (They both look at each other and say together) Boring.  The Wild West? (shakes head) Everyone’s doing that one.  Oh what about this?  The Civil War.  You could be the North and I’ll be the South.  (Stand in aggressive pose and speak in a Southern accent) “Git offa my property.”

Mindy: (with attitude) “Rude much?”

Jess: “I said git out or we is gonna have to rumble.”

Mindy: “Bring it on.” (They both high five and giggle) . . . . "

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"Pizza and Lies"      new!

2 Females. Age Range 10 and up. Total Length Approx. 2 minutes.

A chance encounter with a new student leads to shocking secrets and difficult decisions.  

" . . . . . . . Lilly: WILL YOU PLEASE STOP TALKING ABOUT PIZZA?  I would love to have some more pizza but I don’t have anymore money.  So just go away.

Anna: I’m sorry Lilly.  I’d be happy to lend you some lunch money.

Lilly: (matter of factly)  I couldn’t pay it back.  I usually bring a lunch from home but my Mom hasn’t bought any food for awhile and there wasn’t anything to pack.  I had some money saved so I bought lunch today.  

Anna: (unbelieving) You don’t have any food in your house?  

Lilly: (shrugs)  It’s no big deal.  Mom just forgets sometimes but she’ll buy some soon. It’s okay.

Anna: (shocked)  It is NOT okay.  Lilly, no one just forgets to buy food.  What’s wrong with your Mom? . . . . ."

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"Supervillain Bromance"      new!

2 Males. Age Range 10 and up. Total Length Approx. 2 - 2.5 minutes.

What happens when two Supervillains meet?  In this hilarious duologue, Captain Darkness and The Deadly Dark clash over who is the most scary Supervillain.  And sort of decide to take over the world together.  

"The Deadly Dark: And just who are you supposed to be?

Captain Darkness: (striking a supervillian pose with hands curled up in air, sneering and magnificent) I am Captain Darkness.  The most evil, the most terrifying, the most . . . .

Deadly: (interrupting) Stupidly named Supervillain ever? (Incredulously) Captain Darkness?  Did you see Captain America one too many times? That’s the most ridiculous name I’ve ever heard of. . . . . . . . . "

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"Taylor Versus Taylor"      new!

2 Females. Age Range 10 and up. Total Length Approx. 1.5 - 2.5 minutes.

Intense, emotional scene as 2 sisters are asked to choose who they want to have custody of them, their Mother or their Father.  

"Sophia: Because this isn’t a movie.  This is real life.  One parent will get custody of the “kids” - us - and the other will get visitation rights.  That’s why we have to choose.

Stephanie: No.  (pacing again)  No, no, no.  I can’t do this Sophia.  If we pick Mum to have custody, Dad will be heartbroken.  If we pick Dad to have custody, Mum will be crushed.  I can’t do this.  I can’t choose between them. . . ."

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"What is on my Dashboard?"      new!

1 Male, 1 Female. Age range: 10 and up. Total length: Approx. 1.5 minutes.

Has Abby's tumblr been hacked?  WHAT IS ON HER DASHBOARD?   

" . . .  Abby: I’ve been trying to talk to you for five minutes.  Someone else has been posting things on my tumblr account.  

Sam: (sarcastically)   Oh no.  The world is ending.
Abby:   (Continues to scroll down suddenly shrieking in horror)  WHY IS THERE A PICTURE OF HAROLD BEAMER WITH HEARTS AROUND IT ON MY DASHBOARD? What does this mean?
Sam:   Kind of looks like you like him.  (looks at phone and makes a face) Is that a pimple or a wart? . . . . . ."
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"Little White Lies"      new!

2 Females. Age Range 10 and up. Total Length Approx. 1.5 - 2 minutes.

Little white lies that end up ruining a friendship.  An intense duologue filled with pain and betrayal.  

" . . . .  . Alice:   . . .  You know, I’m really sorry you were sick last weekend and couldn’t go to the movies with me.

Isabel: Yea, that was a bummer.  I really wanted to go.  

Alice: I guess you started feeling better pretty fast though since I saw you shopping with Ariel and Lauren as I was leaving the theater.  

Isabel: (bites lip) Okay, I wasn’t sick.  That was another little white lie.  I wanted to hang out with Ariel and Lauren but I didn’t want to hurt your feelings.

Alice: (looks down and then looks up determinedly but with eyes a little teary) Well good luck with your new dance partners.  I guess I’ll see you around.  (Starts to leave) Oh and in case you didn’t know, that was also a little white lie. . . . . "

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"The Cool Factor"      new!

2 Males. Age Range 10 and up. Total Length Approx. 1.5 - 2 minutes.

Anthony tries to give his friend Charlie some advice on how to attain "The Cool Factor" with extremely funny results. 

". . . . . Anthony: Look, your problem is you’re just not cool.  Girls like to hang out with cool guys.

Charlie: What are you talking about?  I’m cool.  This is 2015.  Geeks rule.  

Anthony: Yea, but I don’t think you’re a true Geek.

Charlie: (looking down at his shirt) I’m wearing a Harry Potter t-shirt.

Anthony: Harry Potter is for kids.  Geeks are wearing Avengers or Marvel t-shirts.  But that’s not the main problem.  Your whole look is wrong.  Mess up your hair a little.

Charlie: Mess up my hair?

Anthony: Trust me, girls love that. (Charlie messes up his hair so that it’s standing up all over the place).  Okay that’s better.  No loosen your body up.  You’re too stiff. Slouch a little.  (Charlie does a weird body wiggle and stands with his knees bent a little in a funny pose) I guess that will do. . . . . . . "

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"The Awesome Loser"      new!

1 Male, 1 Female. Age range: 10 and up. Total length: Approx. 1.5 - 2 minutes.

A younger brother shows his older sister why she is not a loser. Sweet, funny and heartfelt this duologue provides a wide emotional range with great intensity.   

". . . . . . Mila: (angrily)  Excuse me?  Weren’t you standing there when Mom and Dad listed all the reasons I’m such a loser compared to you?  How I have failed them in every way?  How they’ve given up on me ever amounting to anything?  How they are so glad they at least have you to be proud of?  Because I’m pretty sure I saw you standing there.
Cooper: Mom and Dad are wrong.   None of that is true. They didn’t mean any of that.
Mila: I’m pretty sure they did.
Cooper: Well if they did, then they’re idiots because you’re not a failure Mila.  I think you’re awesome.
Mila: Yea right.
Cooper: So you’re not like me.  Big deal.  You’re you. Mila Davis.  And to be honest I wish I was more like you. . . . . . ."
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"Hello to the Moon"      new!

Female/Female. Age Range: 14 and up. Total length: Approx. 3 minutes.

A girl, suffering from social media bullying and considering suicide, has an emotional confrontation with her best friend.  Powerful and ultimately reaffirming. 

"Olivia: Darby!  There you are.  I’ve been calling and texting you for hours.  Why didn’t you answer?

Darby: (still looking up into the distance)  Did you ever look at the moon?  I feel like I don’t look at the moon enough.  I never say hello to the moon.  (turning and asking very seriously) Do you ever say hello to the moon?

Olivia: (very worried sits down next to her.  Says very carefully and calmly as if afraid of spooking Darby) No.  I guess I haven’t.  Are you okay Darby?

Darby: (gazing up again)  I love the moon.  It’s so white and pure.  Like tombstones in a graveyard.      

Olivia: Darby.  Darby look at me.  You’re scaring me.    

Darby: (turns to look at Olivia)  Do you think some people are born broken? . . . . . ."

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"Broken Bonds"      new!

2 Males. Age range: 14 and up. Total length: Approx. 1.5 - 2 minutes.

An older brother confronts a younger brother who has been missing for a few hours in a tense, angry, heartbreaking scene.  Powerful and full of emotion.  

Inspired and very loosely based on the Winchester Brothers from the TV series Supernatural.  

" . . . . . . Jack:   You can’t just disappear for hours.  I had no idea where you were.  

Daniel: So?

Jack: I’m in charge when Dad is gone.  You didn’t answer any of my calls or texts.  I’ve been freaking out.

Daniel: I’m old enough to take care of myself.  


Daniel: Are you deaf?  I WAS OUT. . . . . . . . .

Daniel: (angrily) Because I’m sick and tired of being teased all the time about my cheap sneakers and hand me down clothes.  I told everyone I was getting a pair of True Flight sneakers after getting ragged nonstop today for the piece of crap shoes I’m wearing.  For once in my life, I want a pair of great sneakers.

Jack: (quietly) I see. I’m sorry Daniel, I just don’t have $70.00.  There’s hardly any grocery money left.  Dad didn’t leave much money this time. . . . . . . ."


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"High School SoumatesForever.com"      new!

2 Females. Age range: 14 and up. Total Length: Approx. 2-3 minutes.

Two best friends discover that they are both crushing on the same boy on High School SoulmatesForever.com.  Revenge is sweet!  

" . . . . Lucy: That wretched dog. (pouting)  I have “Scandal Red” nail polish all over my Harry Styles pillow now.  Poor Harry. (perking up)  Anyway, my Jack is dark and abtastic too.   

Jess: Our new boyfriends sound a lot alike.

Lucy: (shrug) Well, we do both have awesome taste. And guess what else?  Right before we said goodnight, he sent me a poem that he wrote himself.  (starts reciting in a dreamy tone) “Fairy Princess, Golden Girl ----

Jess who has been listening in shock suddenly joins in reciting the poem angrily.  Lucy continues reciting confusedly.  

Lucy/Jess: “Dancing on moonbeams, in my heart.  Until tonight.”

Lucy: (confused)  How did you know what the poem said?

Jess: (gritting teeth)  Mark sent me the exact same poem last night.  Right before we said goodnight.. . . . ."  

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"Breaking up is Hard to Do"      new!

1 Male, 1 Female. Age range: 14 and up. Total length: Approx. 2-4 minutes.

Breaking up is both hilarious and heartbreaking in this scene as Sophie tries to nicely break up with Jack with no success whatsoever.   

"Sophie:   Hi Jack.  Lots of homework huh?  Speaking of homework, I was thinking, maybe we should spend more time doing it.   (hears what she just said and quickly corrects herself)   Homework that is.  DOING HOMEWORK.  We should probably just stop dating for awhile.  So we can do MORE homework.  Because grades are important.  (pause and take a deep breath)   Okay, that sounds good.  That’s what I’ll say.  I’m breaking up with you Jack because of homework.  

Jack (enters holding a flower) Hi Sophie.  (holds out flower to Sophie)   For my beautiful girlfriend.
Sophie: (taking flower looking very guilty) Uh . . . .thanks Jack.  (looks down and then looks up determined)  So lots of homework, huh? . . . . "
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"Give a Little Whistle"      new!

1 Male/ 1 Female. Ages: 14 and up. Time length: Approx. 2-3 minutes.

A girl asks her boyfriend if he would ever whistle at a pretty girl if she walked past a construction site. Emotional, raw, at times funny and very intense, the resulting duologue offers teen actors a strong dramatic platform.  

" . . . . . .Blake: (standing up again) Sofia, what is going on?  Are you really breaking up with me over a hypothetical whistle?

Sofia: I think I am.  

Blake: This is ridiculous.  I didn’t even whistle.

Sofia: But you would have.  I’m sorry Blake, I can’t be with you anymore.

Blake: (sarcastically)  Great.  Let’s break up over an imaginary whistle at my imaginary construction job.  That makes so much sense.  (Yelling)  What is your problem? Do you need to eat a piece of chocolate?

Sofia: (slowly backing away a few steps)  I don’t know you.  I don’t think I ever knew you.  Goodbye Blake. (exits). . . . . . . . . . "

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"Flirting with Madison"      new!

1 Male/ 1 Female. Age range: 16 and up. Total length: Approx. 1.5 minutes

An intense confrontation between a girl and her boyfriend over his definition of flirting.  

*Please note this scene includes a reference to implied sex and virginity with the phrase v-card.   

" . . . . . Oliver: Stop making such a big deal.  Every guy feels like this.  That’s why Madison is perfect.   I can . . .  you know ------

Sophie: Stop talking!  (yells)  Just shut up! (Takes a deep breath)  I need you to go away now.
Oliver: Come on Sophie, I love you.  I’m willing to wait for you.  
Sophie: (sarcastically sweet)  How nice.  Sadly, I’m no longer willing to wait for you so I’m breaking up with you. (Start to walk away and then turn back and say) Good luck with the whole Madison thing. . . . "
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