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  1. 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
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 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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  2. 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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    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
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 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
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  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
    • Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 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
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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. 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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  7. 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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  8. To Kill a Mockingbird

    To Kill a Mockingbird

    Dramatized by Christopher Sergel. From the book by Harper Lee.

    Product Code: T91000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 12m., 8w. (extras).
    • 120 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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    1984

    Adapted by Robert Owens, Wilton E. Hall Jr. and William A. Miles Jr. From the novel by George Orwell.

    Product Code: N15000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 14 actors.
    • 95 min.

    This authorized stage adaptation is true to the novel in which Orwell depicts with great power the horrors of man's fate in a society where Big Brother is always watching—where everything that is not prohibited is compulsory. As your cast presents the play, you will be participating in a theatrical event that is both powerful and disturbingly provocative.

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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 | 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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