Short Plays

Award winning short plays from John Mawson & Rob Smith.

Free perusal service

Contact us regarding the materials you wish to peruse. Your only obligation is to return what you don't wish to buy.

Performance royalties

Play on Words charges 15% of gross box-office receipts for musicals and non-musical productions and $50 per performance for one act plays. The royalty charge for theatre restaurant shows is $2 per audience member. These rates allow small companies and groups to put on one of our shows without a large up-front commitment. Read about arranging a performance.

Scripts are available for all short plays.

Title Cast Running Time
Your Words, Not Mine New! 2 adults of either gender 12 mins
The Proposal New! 2 Males and 1 Female 12 Minutes
Beyond the Glass Ceiling New! One Male and One Female 12 Minutes
Heads Will Roll New! 6 Adults. Mixed gender 11 Minutes
The Big Race New! 3 (1 Male and 1 Female plus 1 of either) 14 Minutes
Flying the Flag New! 1 Male + 5 mixed 15 minutes
Witches New! 5 Women, 4 Men 14 Minutes