10 Intense Scenes Featuring Couples in Conflict offers actors wanting to work on relationship material a short list of one-act play scenes.
10 Scenes with Couple Arguments
I’M NOT THROWING YOU ANYWHERE from The Echoes of Our Existence
After Seanna challenges Hopper the nature of their relationship gets focused on and whether or not they continue seeing one another is open for debate.
YOU’RE TOO STUPID TO GO TO NAPLES from The Woebegone
Lex and Ray are at the beach during a heatwave not to enjoy the atmosphere but to sell camera lenses to a stranger in order to have money to survive.
DIDN’T YOU SAY YOU WERE INVITING ME OUT? from Charade
Philip and Reginald are out for dinner at one of their favorite restaurants but when the check comes neither wishes to pay the bill.
I JUST DIDN’T MAKE THE DECISION, IT WAS DECIDED A WHILE AGO. from Mad to the Core
Phebe has just found out her father died, which made her realize that the guy she’s dating may be a waste of time.
YOU MAKE ME FEEL NON-EXISTENT from Jef
After losing the man of her dreams to an accident, Landia found his identical humanoid replacement but is no ready to move on in her life again.
WHERE ARE YOU NOW? from Cuts 2
A dramatic one-act play written in verse wherein a couple still communicates together even though they are separated by death.
WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN FOR THE PAST FIVE MONTHS? from Five Months Later
After five months of not seeing Bree, she shows up unannounced at Carlston’s apartment during the middle of the night in need of help.
I WISH YOU WOULD EXPLODE LIKE A GRENADE from See Me as a Stranger
Gordy is a young father who has no prospects going for himself in his life, but is doing the best he can to provide for his daughter.
WHY YOU ALWAYS TRYING TO TAKE AWAY MY AUTONOMY? from Lost Against the Alley
Buck doesn’t feel as though he is good enough to get a corporate job, but Orla won’t allow him to stop believing in himself.
IT IS LIFE’S NATURE TO MAKE US EVOLVE from Petals From a Rose
After many years have gone by without seeing one another, a former couple bumps into one another in town and make room to speak honestly.