FREE SCENES

Please enjoy these complimentary scenes, all from plays we publish. We add new scenes often, so please check back frequently. Each scene is available to download in a printable PDF.

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Better Places to Go: Scene One
Cast: 1 woman, 1 man (both characters are in their 20's; the role of Ricardo is written for a Latin actor to perform.)
Scene Summary: Rosie, an embittered waitress, confronts her co-worker, a busboy named Ricardo. This scene contains adult language and subject matter.
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Better Places to Go: Scene Two
Cast: 2 men (both characters are in their 20's; the role of Ricardo is written for a Latin actor to perform.)
Scene Summary: Tired of keeping their relationship a secret, manic Derek tries to convince Ricardo they should run away together. This scene contains adult language and subject matter.
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Frozen Stars: Scene One
Cast: 1 woman, 1 man (both characters are in high school)
Scene Summary: Moments before she leaves to embark on a new life, high school student Patti is shocked when the guy she's had a crush on announces he wants to go with her.
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Frozen Stars: Scene Two
Cast: 2 men (both characters are in high school; the role of Javier is written for a Latin actor to perform.)
Scene Summary: High school student Manny admits his feelings for Javier, a young aspiring artist.
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Sky Lines: Scene One
Cast: 2 women (both characters are in their late 20's/early 30's; the role of Venita is written for a black actress to perform)
Scene Summary: In the year 1972, neighbors Venita and Maggie compare notes on their marriages.
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Sky Lines: Scene Two
Cast: 2 women (both characters are in their 50's; the role of Venita is written for a black actress to perform).
Scene Summary: In this scene set in 1999, Maggie reveals to her best friend that she's been diagnosed with breast cancer.
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Somebody's Baby: Scene One
Cast: 1 woman, 1 man (both characters are in their late teens)
Scene Summary: After escaping a near date-rape situation, Tabitha stumbled into a coffee shop in Chicago where she meets William, a young man who is dying of AIDS. This award-winning play for young people is set in the year 1997.
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Stay: Scene One
Cast: 1 woman, 1 man (both characters are in their late teens)
Scene Summary: Moments after he arrives home from serving a sentence at a work camp, Jessie realizes the girlfriend he left behind has changed.
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Threnody: Scene One 
Cast: 1 woman, 1 man (both characters are in their 20's)
Scene Summary: Dana and Jake are a young couple who suffer from a horrible drug addiction and a volatile love affair. Threnody is an in-depth and frightening exploration of the disintegration of two people, grasping for any signs of hope or human compassion in a world where none exists. This scene contains adult language and subject matter.
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The Truants: Scene One
Cast: 2 women (both characters are in high school)
Scene Summary: Best friends Sandi and Jana talk about what it's like to be a teenage girl. The year is 1989.
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The Truants: Scene Two
Cast: 1 woman, 1 man (both characters are in high school)
Scene Summary: Chad's best friend Jana reveals to him that the boy he has a crush on has mutual feelings. The year is 1989.
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The Truants: Scene Three
Cast: 2 men (both characters are in high school)
Scene Summary: Ethan's best friend Marc confronts him about his sexuality. The year is 1989.
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