800-448-7469 Mon-Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm CST

Welcome to Dramatic Publishing!

Our Friday summer hours are 8:30am - 3:00pm CST. We will reopen at 8:30am on Monday.

Award-Winning

Currently Filtered by:
  1. Remove This Item Target Audience: Senior Adults
  2. Remove This Item Performing Group: Middle School
  3. Remove This Item Performing Group: TYA
Filter By
Category
  1. One Act Plays (39)
  2. Full Length Plays (89)
  3. Musicals (20)
  4. Musicals with Accompaniment CDs (8)
  5. Collections (1)
  6. Scenes and Monologues (1)
  7. UIL Approved Titles (25)
  8. Bilingual Titles (2)
  9. Audience Participation (5)
  10. Award-Winning (27)

Filter By

Target Audience
  1. Young Audiences (177)
  2. Middle School (196)
  3. High School (133)
  4. College and Adult (84)
  5. Family (all ages) (168)
  6. Senior Adults (27)
  7. Praise Groups (4)
Themes
  1. Crime (1)
  2. Culture (1)
  3. Relationship/Family (16)
  4. Religion (4)
  5. School Issues (2)
  6. Holiday (5)
Sub-theme
  1. Murder (1)
  2. German (1)
  3. Marriage & Divorce (1)
  4. Christianity (2)
  5. Judaism (3)
  6. Teaching (1)
  7. Bullying (2)
  8. Christmas (4)
  9. Halloween (1)
Genre
  1. Comedy (12)
  2. Drama (23)
  3. Farce (2)
  4. Tragedy (1)
  5. Melodrama (1)
Sub-genre
  1. Fairy Tale (4)
  2. Romantic Comedy (3)
  3. Biographical (2)
  4. Magical Realism (4)
  5. Mystery/Murder Mystery (1)
  6. Historical (13)
  7. Action/Adventure (5)
  8. Fantasy (2)
  9. Fables/Folklore (5)
  10. Romance (3)
  11. Science Fiction (1)
  12. Mythology (1)
Show Less Show More
Performing Group
  1. Elementary School (4)
  2. Middle School (17)
  3. High School (42)
  4. College Theatre (41)
  5. Community Theatre (44)
  6. Professional Theatre (41)
  7. TYA (18)
  8. Senior Theatre (9)
  9. Touring Group (14)
  10. Praise Group (3)
  11. Dinner Theatre (10)
Approx. Run Time (minutes)
40m 135m 40m to 135m
Total Cast Size
1 50 1 to 50
Female Cast Members
0 50 0 to 50
Male Cast Members
0 50 0 to 50

Items 1 to 10 of 27 total

per page
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

List  Grid 

  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
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  2. The Edge of Peace

    The Edge of Peace

    By Suzan Zeder.

    Product Code: E84000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 5m., 6w.
    • 90 min.
    This final play in the acclaimed Ware Trilogy is set in the same tiny town of Ware, Illinois, and follows many of the same characters as they spin the conclusion of their stories. Set in 1945 in the last days of WWII, this play deals with the impact on a family and a community after a young man from the town is declared missing in action and the soldier's little brother refuses to believe what seems inevitable. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  3. 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
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  4. 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
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  5. To Life! Growing Up Jewish in America

    To Life! Growing Up Jewish in America

    By Sandra Fenichel Asher.

    Product Code: TH3000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 1m., 1w., 12 teenagers (m. and w.) playing more than 65 roles. Doubling or expansion possible.
    • 75 min.
    This exploration of modern Judaism is told through poems, monologues, traditional music, song, ritual and dance. Learn More
    $39.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  6. We Will Remember: A Tribute to Veterans

    We Will Remember: A Tribute to Veterans

    By Sandra Fenichel Asher.

    Product Code: WA4000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 6m., 2w. (Plus 8 either gender. Doubling possible; 4 characters may be offstage voices.)
    • 75 min.
    Collection of interviews, journals and interviewer's feelings about veterans' experiences during the Normandy invasion, Civil War and Vietnam War. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  7. 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
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  8. The Book of Ruth

    The Book of Ruth

    By Deborah Lynn Frockt.

    Product Code: BA3000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 3m., 2w.
    • 90 min.
    Hannah and her granddaughter, Ruth, sit imprisoned in a Nazi internment camp, struggling each day to care for each other. Ruth is desperate to feed her starving grandmother, but Hannah is focused only on nourishing her granddaughter's soul. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  9. Little Women: Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy

    Little Women: Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy

    Adapted by Sandra Fenichel Asher from the writings of Louisa May Alcott.

    Product Code: LA9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 6 to 7m., 10 to 12w., non-speaking extras if desired.
    • 110 min.
    In this spritely adaptation, special attention is given to the imaginative play of the young characters: storytelling, playacting, letter writing, newspaper publishing and other creative endeavors still available to young people today. This charming and intelligent adaptation breathes new life into Louisa May Alcott's beloved story and is remarkably faithful to the text. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  10. And Then They Came for Me: Remembering the World of Anne Frank

    And Then They Came for Me: Remembering the World of Anne Frank

    By James Still.

    Product Code: A84000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 5m., 4w. (minimum 2m., 2w. with doubling.)
    • 70 min.
    This multimedia play is a unique theatrical experience that combines videotaped interviews with Holocaust survivors Ed Silverberg and Eva Schloss with live actors recreating scenes from their lives during World War II. Ed was Anne Frank's first boyfriend and Eva lived in the same apartment building as Anne. On Eva's 15th birthday, her family was arrested by the Nazis and sent to concentration camps. Eva and her mother survived, and after the war her mother married Otto Frank (Anne's father). Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More

Items 1 to 10 of 27 total

per page
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

List  Grid