800-448-7469 Mon-Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm CST

Welcome to Dramatic Publishing!

Please note our seasonal hours: Monday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm CST and Tuesday - Friday, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm. 

Award-Winning

Currently Filtered by:
  1. Remove This Item Genre: Drama
  2. Remove This Item Sub-genre: Fairy Tale
  3. Remove This Item Sub-genre: Action/Adventure
  4. Remove This Item Sub-genre: Science Fiction
  5. Remove This Item Performing Group: Middle School
  6. Remove This Item Performing Group: College Theatre
  7. Remove This Item Performing Group: Community Theatre
Filter By
Category
  1. One Act Plays (42)
  2. Full Length Plays (141)
  3. Musicals (31)
  4. Musicals with Accompaniment CDs (13)
  5. Collections (3)
  6. UIL Approved Titles (35)
  7. Bilingual Titles (5)
  8. Audience Participation (10)
  9. Ten-minute Theatre (1)
  10. Award-Winning (51)
  11. Radio Plays (4)
  12. New In Print (3)

Filter By

Target Audience
  1. Young Audiences (39)
  2. Middle School (43)
  3. High School (38)
  4. College and Adult (27)
  5. Family (all ages) (43)
  6. Senior Adults (8)
  7. Praise Groups (1)
Themes
  1. Crime (4)
  2. Culture (4)
  3. Entertainment (2)
  4. Relationship/Family (22)
  5. School Issues (4)
  6. Holiday (2)
Sub-theme
  1. Murder (1)
  2. Stealing (4)
  3. British (2)
  4. Black (1)
  5. African (1)
  6. Hispanic/Latino (1)
  7. Australian (1)
  8. Showbiz (2)
  9. Visual Arts (1)
  10. Music (1)
  11. Dance (1)
  12. Marriage & Divorce (3)
  13. Abusive Relationships (4)
  14. Infidelity/Cheating (1)
  15. Dating (3)
  16. Teaching (2)
  17. Bullying (3)
  18. Christmas (1)
  19. Halloween (1)
Genre
  1. Comedy (25)
  2. Drama (51)
  3. Satire (1)
  4. Tragedy (1)
  5. Melodrama (3)
Sub-genre
  1. Fairy Tale (29)
  2. Romantic Comedy (3)
  3. Biographical (15)
  4. Magical Realism (23)
  5. Avant-garde/Experimental (5)
  6. Mystery/Murder Mystery (6)
  7. Historical (57)
  8. Action/Adventure (30)
  9. Fantasy (52)
  10. Fables/Folklore (39)
  11. Romance (16)
  12. Science Fiction (1)
  13. Commedia dell'arte (3)
  14. Mythology (7)
Show Less Show More
Performing Group
  1. Elementary School (10)
  2. Middle School (27)
  3. High School (48)
  4. College Theatre (48)
  5. Community Theatre (48)
  6. Professional Theatre (38)
  7. TYA (30)
  8. Senior Theatre (3)
  9. Touring Group (12)
  10. Praise Group (3)
  11. Dinner Theatre (6)
Approx. Run Time (minutes)
40m 220m 40m to 220m
Total Cast Size
1 50 1 to 50
Female Cast Members
0 28 0 to 28
Male Cast Members
0 26 0 to 26

Items 1 to 10 of 51 total

per page
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5

List  Grid 

  1. The Emperor's New Clothes

    The Emperor's New Clothes

    Adapted by Max Bush. From the tale by Hans Christian Andersen.

    Product Code: E87000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2 to 3m., 1 to 2w., 1 either gender.
    • 55 min.
    This adaptation incorporates aspects of Hans Christian Andersen's life including his passion for acting and his mother's determination to help her son achieve his aspirations. The weavers in this play are actors, a mother and son; their talents come into play as they pretend to weave the "magic" cloth. As they improvise their plot, the hilarious results and the extent of the emperor's self-absorbed vanity are revealed. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  2. The Blue House

    The Blue House

    By José Cruz González.

    Product Code: BL3000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 4w.
    • 70 min.
    This is the story of 13-year-old Maricela, who lives in a vibrant Chicago neighborhood with a rich and sad history. Haunting dreams of strangers from another time lead Maricela to an abandoned lot where the mysterious Blue House once stood and where Maricela encounters the spirit of a mysterious African-American woman. Told in English and Spanish, this thrilling story, set during the 1919 Race Riot and present day, celebrates the power of courage, love and forgiveness. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  3. The Dancing Princesses or The Worn-Out Dancing Shoes

    The Dancing Princesses or The Worn-Out Dancing Shoes

    Adapted by Max Bush from a story by the Brothers Grimm.

    Product Code: DF4000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 6 to 12m., 8 to 16w., 3 to 6 either gender.
    • 65 min.
    Here is a magical tale of dance and romance. A mystery threatens the security of the kingdom: where do the princesses escape to every night, and why are their dancing shoes worn out each morning? The king desperately tries to solve the mystery by proclaiming that any man who can solve it will marry the daughter of his choice and become the future king. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  4. With Two Wings

    With Two Wings

    By Anne Negri.

    Product Code: WG5000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 2w.
    • 50 min.
    In a fantasy world where people have wings, a young boy named Lyf lives an isolated existence with his parents in the safe nest of their home deep in the woods. One day an inquisitive girl arrives and tells him about the world "out there" beyond the nest. When he discovers a secret invention in his father's workshop, he must confront his parents about the truth they've hidden from him all these years. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  5. ARK 5

    ARK 5

    By Sandra Fenichel Asher.

    Product Code: AK3000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 2 to 3m., 3 to 4w., 3 or more gender neutral as desired.
    • 90 min.
    The ARK System began taking control of Earth Enterprise in 2050 A.D. as a technical aid to global commerce. In this futuristic re-envisioning of the Joan of Arc story, Joan is called by an unexplained presence to fulfill an ancient prophecy to save Earth Enterprise. Many questions are raised about the use and abuse of technology, individual rights and responsibilities, the role of faith and the power of music. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  6. Treasure Island

    Treasure Island

    By Max Bush. Adapted from the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson.

    Product Code: TT4000

    • Drama | Melodrama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 10m., 2w., extras possible.
    • 100 min.
    Sixteen-year-old Jim, Captain Billy Bones, Doctor Livesay and Squire Trelawney outfit a ship—the Hispaniola— and travel the seas in hunt of hidden treasure. Aboard the ship, Jim meets Long John Silver and quickly learns who he really is and what his plans are. Aided by Ben Gunn, the wild and half-insane maroon, Jim takes on the responsibility to save the ship and his shipmates and to secure the treasure. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  7. Atypical Boy

    Atypical Boy

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: AK1000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 2 to 3m., 1 to 3w., 1 to 4 or more either gender.
    • 60 min.
    In a fantastical world (not entirely unlike our own) where "conformity is compulsory," one boy cannot conform. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  8. Selkie

    Selkie

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: SW7000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 4w.
    • 45 min.
    In Scotland, selkies transform into lasses on Midsummer's Eve and dance on the beach. This play chronicles the story of a 16-year-old who discovers a pelt that unlocks the mystery foretold. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  9. Christabel and the Amazing Pedal Power Challenge

    Christabel and the Amazing Pedal Power Challenge

    By Joanna H. Kraus.

    Product Code: CJ7000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School
    • 4m., 5w., 1 either gender, extras as desired.
    • 90 min.
    Paralyzed Christabel is convinced by her physical therapist to participate in the Pedal Power Challenge using his newly designed all-terrain seven-wheeled vehicle! Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  10. Snow White: The Queen's Fair Daughter

    Snow White: The Queen's Fair Daughter

    Adapted by Max Bush. Based on the Olenberg manuscript and early versions of the Brothers Grimm tale.

    Product Code: SP7000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 4w., 8 either gender.
    • 75 min.
    This version is based on the oral story as it was told to the Brothers Grimm in 1808. It contains many of the familiar elements—the seven dwarves, mirror, glass coffin, bodice and apple. It also differs from the Grimms' later versions in that the stepmother is a mother, there is no hunter, and the king, Snow White's father, plays a significant role. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More

Items 1 to 10 of 51 total

per page
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5

List  Grid