Return Engagement Plays for Seniors, Volume I


This popular anthology includes ten short upbeat plays for readers theatre. All have been successfully produced at retirement communities senior centers, and drama groups.

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    Age on Stage©: Comedies for Readers Theatre Volume 1
    Age on Stage©: Ten Minute Plays
    New Plays for Mature Actors

    Jules Abrams

    This popular anthology includes ten short upbeat plays for Readers Theatre. All have been successfully produced at retirement communities, senior centers, and drama groups. It features dynamic senior characters in relevant plots sure to interest many older performers. Easy to use.

    We offer a special price on royalties for this collection. When you purchase two copies of the book, royalties are free. 

    The collection includes:

    6 Females, I Male
    About a scheme by a few women on the Welcoming Committee to capture the attention of a certain man. A romantic comedy that takes place at a senior residence.

    6 Females, 3 Males
    A spoof on murder mysteries. The action takes place in a senior residence.

    7 Females, I Male
    About homeless women who sits outside a senior residence and the controversy that it causes. A serious play with a strong dose of humor.

    7 Females, 2 Males
    About a recently widowed woman whose depression is curtailed by friends and a gentleman caller. Funny and upbeat surprise ending.

    6 Females, 2 Males
    Another mystery with a serious subject. Intense plot, and a happy ending.

    6 Females, 2 Males
    The ladies go out to dinner, each with a discount coupon which drives the waiter nuts. Romantic surprise!

    6 Females, 2 Males
    This play bas received the most accolades. It inspires heated discussions after the performance. A courtroom custody battle of two sets of grandparents fighting over the custody of their two young grandchildren.

    6 Females, 1 Male
    A few of the residents of a senior retirement home set off on a tour of Washington D.C. and cause a disturbance in the House of Representatives. A funny play about friends and relationships.

    7 Females, 2 Males
    A classic dispute about modern art. Funny with very realistic situations. Surprise ending.

    A COLLIE FOR CHRISTMAS (available as a stand-alone play)
    4 Females plus the narrator and a veterinarian, played by a man or a woman. 
    A true story that will make you laugh and cry. A play about friendship and the love of animals.

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    If you want to read the complete script, order a hard copy or e-script for perusal.

    If you want to perform or rehearse, order cast copies. Select either e-cast copies, which you will be able to download, or hard cast copies. Hard cast copies are printed in black and white on 3-hole punched paper so it’s easy to put them into notebooks.

    Play collections are copyright protected and can’t be copied. When you decide which plays you want to use, contact us for e-scripts which you can copy.

    When you have performance dates, add royalty to your shopping cart, along with the number of performances. Rates are per performance and apply whether you charge admission or not. They are due two weeks prior to the show.

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     We appreciate your order. Thanks for helping older performers fulfill their theatrical dreams!

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    Jules Abrams


    Comedy, Readers Theatre


    Buy 2 copies of the book and the plays become royalty free!

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