15 Short Play Scripts for Drama Students offers teachers and performing arts students short drama scripts for practice and study.
Shared here are short scene previews taken from the full one-act play script.
15 Short Play Scripts for Drama Students
Reggie is coping with father issues and before visiting her dad she visits the pub and gets advice from the bartender. 1 Women, 1 Man. Drama.
NIGHT OF THE PARTY
Ronon does not wish to go to yet another event with his wife Peggie who refuses not to attend. 1 Woman, 1 Man. Drama/Serio-Comedy.
SCRATCHING THE SURFACE
Ouzo shows up at his ex-girlfriend Ellen’s art gallery exhibition and the play takes place during the aftermath of the gathering. 1 Woman, 1 Man. Drama.
NOTHIN’ BUT GOOD THINGS
After years have gone by since their unspoken breakup, Betty Sue and former lover Dunston meet up during a moonlit night. 1 Woman, 1 Man. Drama.
ROSE TO ASH
As a final attempt at reaching out to her uncle and caretaker, Aggie turns to the only escape she believes she has left. 1 Woman, 1 Man. Drama.
LET THE WORLD SEE US
Cyrus is a well to do business man who desires to leave it all behind. 1 Woman, 1 Man. Drama.
SIREN IN THE NIGHT
Crystal is a runaway teen who gets found by accident from a childhood friend’s father, who tries to help her. 1 Woman, 1 Man. Drama.
Kyle is the new kid in high school and is already getting into trouble serving detention. While there he befriends Scarlett and the two quickly become friendly. 1 Woman, 1 Man. Teen Drama Play.
Miles can never seem to pay his motel fees in order to have room and board and motel owner Karen has had enough of it. 1 Woman, 1 Man. Drama/Serio-comedy.
LOVE IS A STRONG WORD
Martin visits his girlfriend at college only to find out that the relationship he thinks he is happy in, isn’t what it all seems. 1 Woman, 1 Man. Drama.
NOT WHEN YOU’RE AROUND
Ada and her father Barney try to work out their deep issues as father and daughter in this short play. 1 Woman, 1 Man. Drama.
Willis tries to share the trauma he’s been undergoing with his girlfriend Susan after he witnessed two birds die on two separate occasions. 1 Woman, 1 Man. Serio-comedy.
NO SHADOW CAN TOUCH
Rick has suffered a terrible leg injury that will force him to quit being a professional dancer. 1 Woman, 1 Man. Drama.
Milo receives a letter one year to the day after his wife committed suicide. 1 Woman, 1 Man. Period Drama.
OTHER SIDE OF THE CHASM
Chad tells his best friend Lia that he isn’t going to go to college, but Lia has different plans for him. 1 Woman, 1 Man. Teen Drama Play.