Random Acts Of Comedy: 15 Hit One-Act Plays for Student Actors

Random Acts Of Comedy: 15 Hit One-Act Plays for Student Actors

Random Acts Of Comedy: 15 Hit One-Act Plays for Student Actors

by: Multiple Authors

by: Don Zolidis, Jonathan Rand, Werner Trieschmann, Rich Orloff, Jason Pizzarello, Tracey Scott Wilson, Qui Nguyen, Ian McWethy, Ed Monk, Alan Haehnel, Peter Bloedel, Christa Crewdson, Julia Brownell

Random Acts Of Comedy: 15 Hit One-Act Plays for Student Actors

Random Acts Of Comedy: 15 Hit One-Act Plays for Student Actors

by: Multiple Authors

by: Don Zolidis, Jonathan Rand, Werner Trieschmann, Rich Orloff, Jason Pizzarello, Tracey Scott Wilson, Qui Nguyen, Ian McWethy, Ed Monk, Alan Haehnel, Peter Bloedel, Christa Crewdson, Julia Brownell

Authors

Don Zolidis

Don Zolidis is a former high school and middle school theatre teacher, and is the most-produced playwright in American schools. His more than 100 published plays have been produced more than 11,500 times, appearing in every state and 63 countries. He holds a B.A. in English from Carleton College and an M.F.A. in playwr ...

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Jonathan Rand

Jonathan Rand is one of the most popular living playwrights, his plays having been performed over 15,000 times in all 50 states and in 52 countries.According to an independent annual survey, Mr. Rand's plays are among the most produced in American high schools, including his comedy Chec ...

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Werner Trieschmann

Werner Trieschmann's numerous plays -- including Dog Star, Wrought Iron, and Killers -- have been staged by Moving Arts in Los Angeles, Ensemble Studio Theatre in New York City, The New Theatre in Boston, Mobtown Players in Baltimore, and Red Octopus Productions in Little Rock, Arkans ...

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Rich Orloff

Rich Orloff is the author of a dozen award-winning full-length comedies, three comic revues, oodles of short plays (60 of which have been published by Playscripts, Inc. in eight collections), and the documentary-style play Vietnam 101: The War on Campus, which has had over 30 productions at th ...

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Jason Pizzarello

Jason Pizzarello. Select plays include After People Like You (Blue Riders at Classic Stage Company), Half Right (Fordham Alumni Company), All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Being a Zombie (Irondale Ensemble), When I Had Three Sisters (Soho Rep Writer/Director L ...

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Tracey Scott Wilson

Tracey Scott Wilson's current work includes The Story, which was first produced at The Joseph Papp Public Theater/NYSF, and transferred to the Long Wharf Theatre. The Story has since been produced at thirty theatres nationwide. Additional productions include Order My Steps for Cornerstone Theater's Black Faith/AIDS pro ...

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Qui Nguyen

Qui Nguyen is a playwright, screenwriter, and co-founder of the OBIE Award-winning Vampire Cowboys Theatre Company of NYC. His plays include Vietgone (2016 Harold and Mimi Steinberg/ATCA New Play Award, 2016 LADCC Tim Schmitt Award, 2016 Edward M. Kennedy Prize finalist); War is F**king Awesome (Frederick Loewe Awar ...

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Ian McWethy

Ian McWethy's plays include Moral Values..., Actors are Stupid, Bad Auditions by Bad Actors, and 12 Incompetent Men (And Women!). Fifteen of his one-act plays have been published by Playscripts, Inc. and have been performed in all fifty states as well as Canada, Australia, the United ...

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Ed Monk

Ed Monk teaches theatre at Chantilly High School in Chantilly, Virginia. He is also an alumnus of Chantilly, where he studied theatre under Elaine Wilson. He is the author of eighteen plays that have been published by Playscripts, Inc. He has been married to his perfect wife Grace for 27 years. Togethe ...

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Alan Haehnel

Alan Haehnel teaches high school English and Theater at Hanover High School in Hanover, New Hampshire. He has been involved in theater since college as an actor, director, and writer. His credits include numerous published plays and monologues that have been performed worldwide, the Vermont Playwright' ...

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Peter Bloedel

Peter Bloedel is a guitar-picking, chainsaw-juggling professor of theater at Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato, Minnesota. He has authored a number of plays. including: The Seussification of Romeo and Juliet, The Rules of Comedy, and Jam Jar Sonnets (www.jamjarsonnets.com). Mr. Bloedel i ...

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Christa Crewdson

Christa Crewdson is the theatre teacher and director at Buckingham Browne and Nichols Middle School in Cambridge. She also directs the Young Adult Company at Un-Common Theatre in Mansfield where she also runs the company's teen improv troupe, Improv Soup. Ms. Crewdson has directed over 60 productions w ...

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Julia Brownell

Julia Brownell's play Smart Cookie won the 2008 Kendeda Graduate Playwriting Award and received its world premiere at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia in January 2009. Smart Cookie was workshopped/read by the Minneapolis Playwrights' Center, The Public Theater and Babel Theatr ...

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