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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: $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. 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.

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    • 105 min.
    This 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: $110/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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $110/perf

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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. 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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  8. 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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  9. 1984 Cover N15000

    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 | Community
    • 14 actors.

      No Livestream Rights Available

    • 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $110/perf

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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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $110/perf

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