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  1. 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.

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    • 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: $110/perf

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  2. 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.)

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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: $110/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. 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
    $12.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $115/perf

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  5. 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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  6. Tracks TH4000

    Tracks

    By Peter Tarsi.

    Product Code: TH4000

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

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 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: $55/perf

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  7. Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood, The-Cover SE7000

    The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood

    By Mary Lynn Dobson.

    Product Code: SE7000

    • Comedy
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 8m., 6w. (cast may be reduced to 10 or expanded to 25 or more.)
    • 80 min.
    In this frantically funny, Monty Pythonesque retelling of the classic, our gallant guy-in-green swaggers through his never-ending quest to aid the needy. He encounters a damsel in distress, a shady sheriff, a bad guy monarch wannabe and a band of spoon-wielding Merry Men in this irreverent jaunt through Sherwood Forest you won't soon forget! Learn More
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  8. 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $110/perf

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  9. 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.

      No Livestream Rights Available

    • 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
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  10. 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 | Community
    • 12m., 1 either gender and 2 offstage voices (or combined for a mixed cast.)

      No Livestream or Record and Stream Rights Available

    • 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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