20 Best One-Act Comedy Plays for Drama Department

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20 Best One-Act Comedy Plays for Drama Department

YOU WOULDN’T BELIEVE RALPHY – Ralphy owes money to the wrong people and has an intense story about an alligator that will hopefully give him more time.

MELTING AWAY – Couple Brian and Tira vacation on a beach during a heat wave but Brian cannot take the heat for much longer.

HENRY’S DONE ENOUGH – Dono has had enough of being home all of the time and being forced to stare at scary statues in his apartment.

FUNGUS AMONG US – Roommates Alexa and Mara join forces to battle a possible creature living inside their refrigerator.

DARLING FACE – Beverly feels trapped in her own skin and believes the only way to be happy is by having her own rocket ship.

TIRADES OF PUPEYE – Pupeye works for at the bar for his caretaker Lester who keeps him on his medication.  Every now and then Lester gives a potent dose which causes Pupeye to go on long Philosophical spells.

UNDERWHELM – Wilma is living an existence that doesn’t bring her any joy.  Her co-worker offers her the possibility of doing something intriguing in this dark humor one act play.

FISHIN’ FOR MISERY – Max is an independent filmmaker down on his luck and tries to figure out a better way to go about his career while meeting his friend at the local dive bar.

BRIGHT RED TRACTOR – two land owners try to figure out whether it’s in their best interest to rob a tractor that’s illegally parked on their land.

AN ALIEN KEEPS STEALING MY BEER – Noel devises a plan to capture and sell the alien that keeps robbing beers out from his refrigerator.

20 Best One-Act Comedy Play Scripts for Drama Department

NOBODY CARES – Maggie is great at sales and ‘always’ makes sure with the utmost determination that her customer gets total satisfaction.

FRONT ROW SEATS – Joe is taking out his girlfriend to see a play when his lactose intolerance strikes at the exact wrong time.

MEDIUM – Derek is tired of being viewed as a small man when in fact he believes himself to be a warrior of men.

THERE HE IS – Pete doesn’t know how to get rid of his co-worker Andrew from constantly bombarding him with insignificant conversation.

GOOD COMPANY – Loretta has a crush on a man that works in a local restaurant.  She expresses this to her daughter for the first time and shares a story with her.

BEER AND BOBBY’S LASAGNA – Kutch owes his buddy Barry a few favors and is called upon to help him move Mrs. Maples out from her home.

OVER THE MOON – a romantic comedy about a first date with a couple from two completely different centuries.

ACROSS THE FACE – Bobby has no clue about theatre but he invested money into his ex-brother-in-laws theatre fiasco and wants to give his two cents on how things should be done.

PIZZA FROM CARLOS – Corky is a complete stranger who shows up at a random apartment where she brings and eats pizza with two guys she considers her best friends.

TALK OF TH’ TOWN – this short comedic play takes place in Ireland and is about a husband who is tortured over Christmas dinner.

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