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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.

      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
    $11.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $110/perf

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  2. 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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  3. 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: $115/perf

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  4. James and the Giant Peach

    James and the Giant Peach

    From the book by Roald Dahl. Dramatized by Richard R. George.

    Product Code: J18000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 21 (most either gender).

      No Livestream Rights Available

    • 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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  5. To Kill a Mockingbird

    To Kill a Mockingbird

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

    Product Code: T91000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 12m., 8w. (extras).

      No Livestream Rights Available

    • 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
    $11.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $115/perf

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  6. The Hobbit

    The Hobbit

    By Patricia Gray. Based on the classic by J.R.R. Tolkien.

    Product Code: H22000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional
    • Approximately 26. Variable number of hobbits and other inhabitants of Middle Earth.

      No Livestream or Record and Stream Rights Available

    • 120 min.
    Bilbo, one of the most conservative of all Hobbits, is asked to leave his large, roomy and very dry home in the ground in order to set off as chief robber in an attempt to recover an important treasure. It's the last thing that any sensitive Hobbit would want to do, but great benefit eventually results—not only for Bilbo but for all of the Hobbits who inhabit Middle Earth—and the hearts of those children and adults who continue to enjoy this kind of magic. Learn More
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  7. Get Smart Cover G14000

    Get Smart

    By Christopher Sergel. Based on the series created by Mel Brooks and Buck Henry.

    Product Code: G14000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 10m., 17w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 100 min.
    Maxwell Smart is off on a bizarre new case in which he must stop the sinister organization known as KAOS from blowing up the Statue of Liberty! Assisted by beautiful Agent 99, Smart proceeds from one gigantic blunder to another—each, however, somehow turning into a master stroke. This is the ultimate spoof of all secret agent thrillers! Learn More
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