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  1. Twelve Angry Men

    Twelve Angry Men

    Adapted by Sherman L. Sergel. Based on the Emmy award-winning television movie by Reginald Rose.

    Product Code: T42000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 12m., 1 either gender and 2 offstage voices (or combined for a mixed cast.)
    • 80 min.
    Tempers get short, arguments grow heated, and the jurors become 12 angry men as they decide the fate of a 19-year-old man who has just stood trial for the fatal stabbing of his father. The jurors' final verdict and how they reach it—in tense scenes that will electrify your audience and keep them on the edge of their seats—add up to a fine, mature piece of dramatic literature, an experience you'll be proud to present. Learn More
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  2. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

    The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

    Dramatized by Joseph Robinette from the story by C.S. Lewis.

    Product Code: L62000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 16, flexible, extras if desired.
    • 80 min.
    This dramatization faithfully recreates the magic of Aslan, the great lion, his struggle with the White Witch, and the adventures of four children who inadvertently wander from an old wardrobe into the exciting land of Narnia. The intense action features chases, duels and escapes as the witch is determined to keep Narnia in her possession and to end the reign of Aslan. Learn More
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  3. Charlotte's Web

    Charlotte's Web

    Adapted by Joseph Robinette. Based on the book by E.B. White.

    Product Code: C58000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 5 to 7m., 7 to 9w., flexible ensemble group.
    • 95 min.
    In this thrilling and practical theatrical presentation, the costumes and unit set may be simple or elaborate—it's the story and relationships that make the show. All the enchanting characters are here in this beautiful, knowing play about friendship that will give your actors a great opportunity and your audience an evening of enchantment. Learn More
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  4. Radium Girls

    Radium Girls

    By D.W. Gregory.

    Product Code: R72000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 4 to 5m., 5w., with doubling. May be expanded to 30 or more
    • 130 min.
    In 1926, radium was a miracle cure and luminous watches the latest rage—until the girls who painted them began to mysteriously fall ill. Inspired by a true story, this play traces the efforts of Grace Fryer, a dial painter, as she fights for her day in court. This story offers a wry, unflinching look at the peculiarly American obsessions with health, wealth and the commercialization of science. Learn More
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  5. The Outsiders

    The Outsiders

    Adapted by Christopher Sergel. From the book by S.E. Hinton.

    Product Code: O41000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 10m., 8w., extras as desired.
    • 120 min.
    This entirely practical stage adaptation of the modern classic deals with real people, seen through the eyes of young Ponyboy, a Greaser on the wrong side of life, caught up in territorial battles between the rich kids and his tough, underprivileged family and friends. This is a play about young people who are not yet hopeless about latent decency in the midst of struggle. Learn More
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  6. It's a Wonderful Life

    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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  7. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    Based on the book by Roald Dahl. Dramatized by Richard R. George.

    Product Code: C53000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 10m., 9w.
    • 65 min.
    The delicious fun of Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory awaits you! Each member of your cast will have a role that promotes a special understanding of other people as, together, they and your audience experience a chocolate-candy fantasy. All involved will discover the true meaning of teamwork, self-confidence and self-esteem. Learn More
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  8. James and the Giant Peach

    James and the Giant Peach

    From the book by Roald Dahl. Dramatized by Richard R. George.

    Product Code: J18000

    • Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 21 (most either gender).
    • 60 min.
    A magical peach! An imprisoned boy! Insect friends! An incredible journey! This amazing adventure will fulfill the fantasy of anyone who has ever dreamed of escape. You will see James (as he cleverly gets the Peach out of danger), the wise Old-Green-Grasshopper and the pessimistic Earthworm. You will also see James' mean Aunt Spiker and cruel Aunt Sponge come to a suitably sticky end. Learn More
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  9. The Hobbit

    The Hobbit

    By Patricia Gray. Based on the classic by J.R.R. Tolkien.

    Product Code: H22000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • approximately 26. Variable number of hobbits and other inhabitants of Middle Earth.
    • 120 min.
    Bilbo, one of the most conservative of all Hobbits, is asked to leave his large, roomy and very dry home in the ground in order to set off as chief robber in an attempt to recover an important treasure. It's the last thing that any sensitive Hobbit would want to do, but great benefit eventually results—not only for Bilbo but for all of the Hobbits who inhabit Middle Earth—and the hearts of those children and adults who continue to enjoy this kind of magic. Learn More
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  10. Cheaper by the Dozen

    Cheaper by the Dozen

    Adapted by Christopher Sergel. From the book by Frank B. Gilbreth Jr. and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey.

    Product Code: C18000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 9m., 7w.
    • 95 min.

    Dad, a pioneer of industrial efficency, applies his unorthodox methods of organization on his large and delightful family. While the situations are often uproarious, there's a serious reason. Dad has a heart condition that he's keeping secret. The children don't understand them. Anne, the oldest, rebels. Both Dad and she are miserable at the lack of understanding between them. Then in a deft and moving scene, Dad becomes aware of how much Anne has grown up.

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