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  1. Evil Dead The Musical

    Evil Dead The Musical

    Book and lyrics by George Reinblatt. Music by Frank Cipolla, Christopher Bond, Melissa Morris and George Reinblatt. Music supervision by Frank Cipolla. Additional lyrics by Christopher Bond. Additional music by Rob Daleman.

    Product Code: E91000

    • Comedy
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 4m., 3w., 1 either gender. May be expanded.

      No Livestream Rights Available

    • 90 min.
    This hilarious show takes all the elements of the cult classic films The Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2 and Army of Darkness and combines them into one of the craziest theatrical experiences of all time. Five college students go to an abandoned cabin in the woods and accidentally unleash an evil force that turns them all into demons. Blood flies. Limbs are dismembered. Demons tell bad jokes ... and all to music. Learn More
    $11.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $125/perf

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  2. Around the World in 80 Days AC2000

    Around the World in 80 Days

    Adapted by Mark Brown. From the novel by Jules Verne.

    Product Code: AC2000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 4m., 1w., may be expanded to 39 actors.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 120 min.
    Join fearless adventurer Phileas Fogg and his faithful manservant as they race to circle the globe in an unheard-of 80 days! But his every step is dogged by a detective who thinks he's a robber on the run. Danger, romance, and comic surprises abound in this whirlwind of a show as five actors portraying 39 characters traverse seven continents in this adaptation of one of the great adventures of all time. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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  3. Radium Girls

    Radium Girls

    By D.W. Gregory.

    Product Code: R72000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 4 to 5m., 5w., with doubling. May be expanded to 30 or more.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 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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  4. All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten Cover A78000

    All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten

    Based on the books by Robert Fulghum. Conceived and adapted by Ernest Zulia. Music and Lyrics by David Caldwell.

    Product Code: A78000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 3m., 2w. (1 pianist, expandable.)

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 135 min.
    Based on the best-selling books, this musical takes a funny, insightful and heartwarming look at what is profound in everyday life. It’s an evening of theatrical storytelling in revue format with monologues, dialogues and multiple voice narrations enhanced through the use of live piano underscoring, which provides fluidity, charm and emotional texture, and seven optional original songs. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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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 | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 10m., 8w., extras as desired.

      Limited Livestream Rights Available

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    • 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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  6. Anne of Green Gables Cover A4100

    Anne of Green Gables

    Adapted by Joseph Robinette. From the novel by L.M. Montgomery.

    Product Code: A41000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 6 to12m., 12 to 19w., extras if desired.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 105 min.
    This new dramatization captures the charm and excitement of L.M. Montgomery's enduring classic about an orphan girl, Anne Shirley, from her first encounter with her austere guardian to her thrilling graduation from Queen's Academy. The play faithfully recreates the memorable events and characters from the brilliant novel. The flexibility of casting and the simplicity of the set make this an ideal production for community and school groups. Learn More
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  7. Charlotte's Web

    Charlotte's Web

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

    Product Code: C58000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 5 to 7m., 7 to 9w., flexible ensemble group.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $105/perf

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  8. The Giver

    The Giver

    Adapted by Eric Coble from the Newbery Award-winning book by Lois Lowry.

    Product Code: GC9000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 4m., 4w., extras as desired or 4m., 2w. with doubling, extras as desired.

      No Livestream Rights Available

    • 90 min.

    when Jonas turns 12, he is chosen for special training from The Giver—to receive and keep the memories of the community. The Giver is the only person who holds the memories of real pain and real joy. Now Jonas will learn the truth about life—and the hypocrisy of his utopian world. Through this astonishing and moving adaptation, discover what it means to grow up, to grow wise, and to take control of your own destiny. 

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    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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  9. A Christmas Story, The Musical

    A Christmas Story, The Musical

    Book by Joseph Robinette. Music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Based on the motion picture A Christmas Story distributed by Warner Bros., written by Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark, and upon In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash written by Jean Shepherd. Produced with permission of Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures and Dalfie Entertainment.

    Product Code: CD2000

    • Comedy
    • Community | Professional
    • 15m., 10w. May expand to 20+m., 15+w.
    • 120 min.
    Set in the 1940s, this musical based on the holiday movie classic, follows 9-year-old Ralphie and his quest for the perfect Christmas gift—an Red Ryder carbine-action 200-shot Range Model air rifle. Rebuffed at every turn with a similar echoing response, Ralphie plots numerous schemes to achieve his desperate desire for the coveted BB gun. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $125/perf

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  10. Leaving Iowa Cover LE5000

    Leaving Iowa

    By Tim Clue and Spike Manton.

    Product Code: LE5000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 3m., 3w., may be expanded to 4m., 4w., 18 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 105 min.
    Don, a middle-aged writer, decides to finally take his father's ashes to his childhood home. But when he discovers Grandma's house is now a grocery store, he begins traveling across Iowa in search of a proper resting place for his father. This father-and-son road trip shifts smoothly from the present to Don's memories of the annual, torturous vacations of his childhood. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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