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  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
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  2. Wiley and the Hairy Man

    Wiley and the Hairy Man

    Book by Suzan Zeder. Music by Harry Pickens. Lyrics by Suzan Zeder and Harry Pickens.

    Product Code: WG6000

    • Comedy | Melodrama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 1w., 4 either gender, chorus of 4 to 12.
    • 60 min.
    Set deep in the Tombigbee swamp, this classic tale of a very young boy with a very big fear is brought to new and vibrant life in this musical version. The story centers around a fatherless young boy, his conjure-woman mother, his faithful dog and the Hairy Man who haunts Wiley's days and dreams. Wiley sets forth alone to face his fears and to conquer his own lack of self-confidence. Learn More
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  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
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  4. The Transition of Doodle Pequeño

    The Transition of Doodle Pequeño

    By Gabriel Jason Dean.

    Product Code: TT5000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 2w.
    • 60 min.
    The Transition of Doodle Pequeño is a magic-filled, multiple award-winning play for all ages about two boys who become friends in spite of their differences. It examines the consequences of misused language, provides insight into the lives of Mexican-immigrant children and interrogates the issues of gender-identity and homophobic bullying. Learn More
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  5. 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
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  6. River Rat and Cat

    River Rat and Cat

    By Y York.

    Product Code: R86000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Family (all ages)
    • 3 actors.
    • 55 min.
    This manuscript version is a Keystone Kops kind of komedy for kids and their kin! From the day River Rat hauled a drowning Cat from a sinking basket (thinking Cat was some unique collectible), all of the river creatures have been dismayed by the camaraderie of this unlikely duo. But when Rat becomes frazzled by Cat's demands, Dale Beaver sees a perfect moment to break up the friendship and take the tree property River Rat owns. Learn More
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  7. 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
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  8. The Frog Prince

    The Frog Prince

    Adapted by Max Bush. Based on the Olenberg manuscript and various editions of the tale The King's Daughter and the Enchanted Prince by the Brothers Grimm.

    Product Code: FB1000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 6m., 5w., many extras.
    • 55 min.
    Princess Luana plays with her golden ball near a well, where a witch changes Prince Erik into a frog and banishes him. He can only turn back if he properly courts Luana. The process that follows, create hilarious events when Erik arrives for her birthday celebration. Learn More
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  9. The Kingdom of Grimm

    The Kingdom of Grimm

    Book, music and lyrics by Douglas Post. Based on the stories by the Brothers Grimm.

    Product Code: K04000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 7m., 5w., extras.
    • 75 min.
    Hans unlocks an enchanted chest that held the imprisoned Gerhardt the Great and his troupe of traveling players. To show their thanks, the players perform The Golden Goose, The Three Huntsmen, and The Four Skillful Brothers. Learn More
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  10. River Rat and Cat

    River Rat and Cat

    By Y York.

    Product Code: R85000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Family (all ages)
    • 3 actors.
    • 60 min.
    From the day River Rat hauled a drowning Cat from a sinking basket (thinking Cat was some unique collectible), all of the river creatures have been dismayed by the camaraderie of this unlikely duo. But when Rat becomes frazzled by Cat's demands, Dale Beaver sees a perfect moment to break up the friendship and take the tree property River Rat owns. It's a Keystone Kops kind of komedy for kids and their kin! Learn More
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