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  1. 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.

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    • 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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    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.)

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    • 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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  3. 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.

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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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  4. 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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  5. 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.

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    • 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
    $11.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $105/perf

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  6. 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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  7. Tracks TH4000

    Tracks

    By Peter Tarsi.

    Product Code: TH4000

    • Drama
    • High School | College
    • 4m., 6w.

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    • 40 min.
    A group of strangers meet in a dirty subway station and soon learn an unfortunate truth: they are all dead. They reason the train leaving from one platform must be bound for heaven and the other must be bound for hell. But which platform are they on? As the train approaches, they must decide whether to stay and ponder their actions further, or to have faith and climb aboard to their final destination. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  8. Miracle on 34th Street Cover M96000

    Miracle on 34th Street, the Play

    Adapted by Mountain Community Theater from the novel by Valentine Davies. Based upon the Twentieth Century Fox motion picture Miracle on 34th Street.

    Product Code: M96000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | Community | Professional
    • 3m., 2w., 1 girl, 14 either gender, many extras, including children.

      No Livestream Rights Available

    • 100 min.
    In this heartwarming tale, an old man named Kris Kringle gets a job working as Santa for Macy's. After referring parents to other stores to find exactly the toy their child has asked for, he ends up in a court competency hearing. In a dramatic decision, the court confirms Kris as the true Santa, allowing a special little girl and countless other children to experience the joy of childhood fantasy. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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  9. To Kill a Mockingbird

    To Kill a Mockingbird

    Adapted by Christopher Sergel. From the novel by Harper Lee.

    Product Code: T34000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 11m., 6w. (flexible, extras.)

      No Livestream Rights Available

    • 125 min.
    The play opens in a sleepy Alabama town in the midst of the Great Depression, where Scout and her brother live with their widowed father, Atticus. The facade of the seemingly peaceful town begins to crack when a young black man is accused of a terrible crime. Driven by an unshakeable moral conviction, local lawyer Atticus defends the man in a trial that sends violent waves through the community. Timeless and lingering, this hard-hitting work explores prejudice, compassion and the courage to do what is right. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $105/perf

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  10. 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
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 16, flexible, extras if desired.

      No Livestream Rights Available

    • 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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