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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. The K of D

    The K of D

    By Laura Schellhardt.

    Product Code: K38000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 1w. (playing 17 roles).
    • 90 min.
    12-year-old Charlotte is struggling to come to terms with the death of her twin brother and the growing "legend" surrounding the event. As with all great legends, truth and fiction become inextricably linked in this play. The truth is that moments before he died, he kissed her, gently, on the lips. The legend is that everything Charlotte kissed from that moment forward also died. This play purposely blurs the line between fact and fiction. Moreover, it suggests that drawing that line might be an act of futility as, if we're lucky, we all become legends in the end. Learn More
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  6. Bud, Not Buddy

    Bud, Not Buddy

    Adapted by Reginald André Jackson. From the novel by Christopher Paul Curtis.

    Product Code: BC7000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 8m., 3w. with doubling.
    • 100 min.
    Set in Michigan during the 1930s, this title tells the story of 10-year-old Bud Caldwell, an orphan on the run from abusive foster homes, and his quest to find his father. Learn More
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  7. China Doll (The Imagined Life of an American Actress)

    China Doll (The Imagined Life of an American Actress)

    By Elizabeth Wong

    Product Code: CD3000

    • Comedy | Drama | Tragedy
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 4m., 2w.-all Asian; or 5m., 3w.-multicultural. Roles are doubled.
    • 90 min.
    This is the story of a Chinatown girl who dreamed of making it in Hollywood. This sensual fantasia takes inspiration from the remarkable life of Anna May Wong, the first and brightest Chinese American movie star. Learn More
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  8. A Laura Ingalls Wilder Christmas

    A Laura Ingalls Wilder Christmas

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: LD5000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 2m., 5w.
    • 70 min.
    In their poorest winter ever, when the crops have been devastated by locusts and the family must deal with the death of baby Freddie, Charles Ingalls backtracks his family to Iowa, to take over the running of a hotel. A wealthy Mrs. Starr offers to adopt Laura Ingalls to ease their burden. Laura must decide whether to leave Ma, Pa, Mary and Carrie in this play about enduring family bonds. Learn More
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  9. Skinflints and Scoundrels: Molière's Miser

    Skinflints and Scoundrels: Molière's Miser

    Translated, adapted and arranged by Suzan Zeder from The Miser by Molière.

    Product Code: SJ3000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 11m., 5w., with doubling 9m., 5w., expansion possible with inclusion of multiple courtiers.
    • 40 min.
    This new translation and adaptation of Molière's classic comedy, The Miser, is set in the opulent court of King Louis XIV at the Palace of Versailles. Zeder takes us back to a time when this classic play was first conceived—when actors struggled to remember their newly minted lines and bits of business were improvised for the first time. In this raucous telling, she captures the comic power of this cautionary tale of misguided monetary mania and defines the priceless power of the creative artist and the alchemy of theatre. Learn More
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  10. Skinflints and Scoundrels: Molière's Miser

    Skinflints and Scoundrels: Molière's Miser

    Translated, adapted and arranged by Suzan Zeder. From The Miser by Molière.

    Product Code: SJ2000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 11m., 5w., with doubling 9m., 5w., expansion possible with inclusion of multiple courtiers.
    • 115 min.
    The new translation/adaptation of Moliere's classic comedy, The Miser, is set in the court of King Louis XIV at Versailles, capturing the cautionary tale of misguided monetary mania. Learn More
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