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  1. It's a Wonderful Life Cover I51000

    It's a Wonderful Life

    Adapted for the stage by James W. Rodgers. Based on the film by Frank Capra and the story by Peter Van Doren Stern.

    Product Code: I51000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 12m., 10w., 2 boys, 2 girls (doubling possible).
    • 120 min.
    This is a faithful adaptation of the saga of George Bailey, whose dreams have been quashed by family obligation and civic duty, and whose guardian angel must descend on Christmas Eve to save him from despair and to remind him—by showing him what the world would have been like had he never been born—that his has been, after all, a wonderful life. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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  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
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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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  4. 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

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  5. 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

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  6. Selkie: Between Land and Sea

    Selkie: Between Land and Sea

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: ST1000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 4w.
    • 75 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
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  7. 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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  8. Kindness

    Kindness

    By Dennis Foon.

    Product Code: K35000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 4 to17 actors (gender flexible).
    • 45 min.
    This play sensitively captures the reality of children's feelings as it tells the story of three kids as they navigate the small and large catastrophes in their lives. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  9. Ezigbo: The Spirit Child

    Ezigbo: The Spirit Child

    Adapted by Max Bush. From an Igbo story as told by Adaora Nzelibe Schmiedl.

    Product Code: E69000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 1m., 7w., with doubling, or up to 11+ (3m., 8w.). Extras may also be added.
    • 60 min.
    Long ago, the wife of a powerful chief longed for a child, but her womb was possessed by the spirit of an Ogbanje, an invisible spirit-child. Learn More
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  10. The Honorable Urashima Taro

    The Honorable Urashima Taro

    By Coleman A. Jennings.

    Product Code: H27000

    • Drama
    • Family (all ages)
    • a minimum of 11.
    • 55 min.
    A young fisherman rescues a venerable turtle from its tormentors. As a reward, he is taken to an undersea wonderland where he wins the favor of the princess and saves her kingdom from destruction by the wicked scorpion. Learn More
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