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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. 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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  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
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    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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  7. The Match Girl's Gift: A Christmas Story

    The Match Girl's Gift: A Christmas Story

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: MF6000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 3m., 3w., optional ensemble of up to 8 children.
    • 70 min.
    On Christmas Eve 1898, in the heart of New York City, a ragged little girl, Lizzie, is huddled by the steps of an elegant brownstone. When her Gran brings her a gift of "waking dreams" that help her imagine what might be, Lizzie goes into the grand house and offers a unique gift to the family inside. Encouraged by her friends, Lizzie recognizes her own beauty and realizes that without our dreams for the future, we are without hope. Learn More
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  8. Perseus Bayou: The Search for the Cajun Medusa

    Perseus Bayou: The Search for the Cajun Medusa

    Book by Mary Hall Surface. Music by David Maddox. Lyrics by Mary Hall Surface and David Maddox.

    Product Code: PA2000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 5m., 4w. (playing multiple roles. Can be expanded,with no doubling, to 6m., 6w. plus 4 of either gender.)
    • 60 min.
    This musical takes the Greek myth of Perseus and his quest for Medusa to post-Civil War Louisiana, to save the bayou from the evil Polydectes. He encounters the grey sisters, and eventually ends up in the dark heart of the swamp, Medusa's lair. Learn More
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  9. Sing Down the Moon: Appalachian Wonder Tales

    Sing Down the Moon: Appalachian Wonder Tales

    Book by Mary Hall Surface. Music by David Maddox. Lyrics by Mary Hall Surface and David Maddox.

    Product Code: SH9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 5w. (playing multiple roles. Can be expanded, with no doubling, to 20m., 20w.)
    • 60 min.
    Journey into the Appalachian Mountains in this musical that weaves six traditional tales, original music, mountain dances and giant puppets into a keepsake quilt of mountain lore and wisdom for the whole family. This musical incorporates singing, mountain dances, music and giant puppets to create a highly theatrical storytelling style. Learn More
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  10. 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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