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

Welcome to Dramatic Publishing!

Please click here to read an important message regarding Covid-19. Also note that our same day shipping cut off has been temporarily been moved to 10AM CST. 

Bestsellers

From modern favorites to adaptations of literary classics, our most-produced titles have graced school, community and professional stages.
Currently Filtered by:
  1. Remove This Item Performing Group: Professional Theatre
Filter By
Category
  1. New In Print (13)
  2. Full Length Plays (730)
  3. One Act Plays (43)
  4. One Act Competition Winners (7)
  5. UIL Approved Titles (133)
  6. Musicals (153)
  7. Musicals with Accompaniment CDs (61)
  8. Collections (1)
  9. Bilingual Titles (20)
  10. Audience Participation (32)
  11. Radio Plays (11)
  12. Digital Scripts (109)
  13. 1-Person Plays (11)
  14. Livestream Titles (282)

Filter By

Target Audience
  1. Young Audiences (10)
  2. Middle School (16)
  3. High School (14)
  4. College and Adult (11)
  5. Family (all ages) (14)
  6. Senior Adults (4)
  7. Praise Groups (1)
Themes
  1. Culture (1)
  2. Entertainment (2)
  3. Relationship/Family (2)
  4. School Issues (1)
  5. Holiday (4)
Sub-theme
  1. Hispanic/Latino (1)
  2. Christmas (3)
  3. Halloween (1)
Genre
  1. Comedy (12)
  2. Drama (13)
Sub-genre
  1. Fairy Tale (2)
  2. Historical (2)
  3. Action/Adventure (2)
  4. Fantasy (6)
  5. Fables/Folklore (2)
  6. Horror/Gothic (1)
Show Less Show More
Performing Group
  1. Elementary School (1)
  2. Middle School (18)
  3. High School (28)
  4. College Theatre (25)
  5. Community Theatre (28)
  6. Professional Theatre (20)
  7. TYA (7)
  8. Senior Theatre (2)
  9. Touring Group (5)
  10. Praise Group (1)
  11. Dinner Theatre (2)
Approx. Run Time (minutes)
65m 135m 65m to 135m
Total Cast Size
5 50 5 to 50
Female Cast Members
0 26 0 to 26
Male Cast Members
0 28 0 to 28

Items 1 to 10 of 20 total

per page
  1. 1
  2. 2

List  Grid 

  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.

      Digital Script Available

      Contact our customer service department to order or for more information.
    • 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

    In Stock

    Learn More
  2. 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
    $11.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $125/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  3. A Christmas Story Cover CA9000

    A Christmas Story

    By Philip Grecian. Based on the motion picture A Christmas Story, © 1983 Turner Entertainment Co., distributed by Warner Bros., written by Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark; and on the book In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash by Jean Shepherd.

    Product Code: CA9000

    • Comedy
    • High School | Community | Professional
    • 7m., 4w. (Expandable.)
    • 120 min.
    Humorist Jean Shepherd's memoir of growing up in the midwest in the 1940s follows 9-year-old Ralphie Parker in his quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun under the tree for Christmas. Ralphie pleads his case before his mother, his teacher and even Santa Claus himself at Higbee's Department Store. The consistent response: "You'll shoot your eye out!" Learn More
    $11.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $110/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  4. 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.
    • 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
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  5. 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.)
    • 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
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $105/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  6. 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

      Contact our customer service department to order or for more information.
    • 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
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  7. 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.
    • 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
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  8. 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

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 10m., 9w.
    • 65 min.
    Who wouldn't want to join Charlie Bucket in his adventurous tour of Willy Wonka's world-famous Chocolate Factory? Now is your chance! 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. The entire production is smoothly tied together by an energetic and personable narrator, who effortlessly bridges time and excites the audience with creative anticipation. The delicious fun of Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory awaits you! Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  9. 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 Rights Available

      Contact our customer service department to order or for more information.
    • 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

    In Stock

    Learn More
  10. 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.
    • 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. 

    Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More

Items 1 to 10 of 20 total

per page
  1. 1
  2. 2

List  Grid