Looking for Drama scripts?
Here are all of our Drama and Theatre Scripts from some of the best new writers in theatre today. Browse our scripts for Theatre Groups, Drama Clubs, Schools, Colleges, Professional Theatre, Classroom use and Youth Groups in one place for you to browse, read in full online and download instantly in both PDF and Docx formats. They are all straight dramas with various themes. Length and number of characters can vary so you might find it easier to go here and use the search engine on the right of that page to narrow down your search.
These are Full Length, One-act and Short Form Drama Scripts for Stage.
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Edgar Allen Poe’s most famous poem adapted for stage. (1M, 1E)
Edgar Allen Poe’s tale of murder and guilt. (5E)
The Masque of the Red Death
Edgar Allan Poe’s tale of inescapable mortality. (2M, 1F, 2E)
The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar
Edgar Allen Poe’s short story about the afterlife. (1M, 6E)
Edgar Allen Poe’s short story about humiliation and revenge. (2M, 1F, 5E)
Ciao for now
The spirit of a murdered detective returns to help catch his killer. (1M, 2F)
Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘The Black Cat’
Edgar Allan Poe’s demon cat sends its owner into madness and murder. (2M, 2F, 3E)
Henry’s father is trying to make amends with his son, from beyond the grave. (5M, 2F)
An exotic stranger turns a widower’s life upside-down. (2M, 3F)
Slice of Life
A local reporter interviews Lucifer who presents her with a moral choice. (4F, 3M, 1E)
The Murders in the Rue Morgue
Poe’s detective, Dupin, solves the gruesome murders in the Rue Morgue. (1M, 1F, 4E)
A violent flood traps five wildly different personalities together in this dramatic moral tale. (2F, 4M, 1E)
The Thief of Time
Suspicion and fear arise when 11 days are lost overnight in this play for all the family. (2M, 1F, 7E)
The Monkey Paw
An enchanted Monkey Paw causes tragedy with a twist in this one act play. (2M, 1F, 2E)
Raven About Poe
A collection of the scariest, funniest and most entertaining tales by Edgar Allan Poe. (2M, 1F, 10E – 13 roles with doubling)
Michael Armstrong, the factory boy
The story of a factory boy who is at first rescued by a wealthy benefactor but who is later returned to the mills. (13M, 13F (16 actors with doubling))
Gothic rhyming musical love story featuring Vampires, Witches and Wizards. (6M, 6F, 3E)
A dramatic and authentic portrayal of Mother-Daughter relationships. (4F)
Six parents face big life choices before their children get into big school. (5F, 1M)
A hit-man turns up at a residential home but who has he been sent to kill? (6F, 4M)
Can Rosemary host a successful Thanksgiving for her dysfunctional family? (3M, 6F)
Why on Earth…?
A bickering family foil an evil alien incursion in this 2 act comedy. (5F, 4M)
If you go down to the woods
Love, murder, suicide and bird watching combine in this darkly funny 2-act comedy. (5F, 6M, 2E)
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