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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 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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  3. Short Order Stories

    Short Order Stories

    By Renee Calarco.

    Product Code: S2A000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 4m., 3w.
    • 120 min.
    It's late August 2001, and Larry's Diner is packed with parents and their poker-faced kids who are making their annual drives to the colleges in southern New York. Two families eating at the diner navigate uneasy emotional waters while the waitress and cook ponder their ability to leave the small New York town. This time-shifting comic drama is a meditation on familial obligation, social class, friendship and love. Learn More
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  4. 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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  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
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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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