O Juliet, Juliet

      Robert Challis
O Juliet, Juliet

A one scene comedy based on an audition night for Juliet, featuring a crusty Director with an ulcer and his young nephew reading for Romeo. The nephew tries to exploit his relationship with his uncle to further his romantic designs successively on each of the three Juliets. 35 minutes running time.A one scene comedy based around an audition night for Juliet. It involves a crusty Director with an ulcer, and his young nephew who is reading for Romeo. The nephew tries to exploit his relationship with the Director to further his romantic designs successively on each of the three prospective Juliets. The play provides a range of acting experiences for all the main actors, including short sections of Shakespeare's play. Ideal for a school play, competition, or as part of a one act play night. The play has been performed successfully for a season with an amateur theatre group, with the author as Director. Running time was 35 minutes.

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    The last Illusion

      Robert Challis
The last Illusion

A performable one act play of 35 minutes duration about a twenty something woman whose marriage is at crisis point.Cassiea never thought returning a necklace would get so complicated. Because of that one decision, she was transported to a world, hidden from Earth by the Elvains. They were magical beings who, for centuries, been waiting for her to appear. They told her that she was the reincarnation of an evil witch name Keya. And the necklace, she thought she had found by chance, held the witch's magic. A magic that was the source of Keya's powers and what had turned her evil and ultimately her death. Cassiea was not thrilled to learn that she had inherited the evil witch's magic and that other magical beings would stop at nothing to get a hold of it. One in particular, was Keya's sister, Nara, whom wanted the powers for herself and to avenge Keya's death. Now Cassiea's ordinary life became extraordinary. And all she wanted to do was to go home to her quiet, comfortable and normal life. But the Elvains insisted that her destiny laid with them. Destiny. A word that Cassiea never gave much thought to. A word that never held any meaning to her became the bane of her existence. As she struggles through the acceptance of the keeper of this magic, she had to fight her way out of Nara's grasp while keeping everyone she loved safe and to prevent herself from becoming evil like Keya.

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    Whodunnit Mrs Christie

      Robert Challis
Whodunnit Mrs Christie

A three act traditional murder mystery whodunnit, set in England, with Agatha Christie as a main actor and drawcard for the audience. As the crime unfolds and is solved, all the evidence is presented to the audience, with numerous clues and red herrings to delight enthusiasts for this genre. There are six substantial female roles for adults of a range of ages, and four substantial male roles.In three acts, a traditional murder mystery whodunnit, set in England, with Agatha Christie as a main actor and drawcard for the audience. As the crime unfolds and is solved, all the evidence is presented to the audience, and the well worked out plot provides numerous clues and red herrings to delight enthusiasts for this genre. There are six substantial female roles for adults of a range of ages, four substantial male roles, one small male part, and a one line male or female cameo.

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