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  1. The Emperor's New Clothes

    The Emperor's New Clothes

    Adapted by Max Bush. From the tale by Hans Christian Andersen.

    Product Code: E87000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 2 to 3m., 1 to 2w., 1 either gender.

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    • 55 min.
    This adaptation incorporates aspects of Hans Christian Andersen's life including his passion for acting and his mother's determination to help her son achieve his aspirations. The weavers in this play are actors, a mother and son; their talents come into play as they pretend to weave the "magic" cloth. As they improvise their plot, the hilarious results and the extent of the emperor's self-absorbed vanity are revealed. Learn More
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  2. The Tallest Tale Ever Told

    The Tallest Tale Ever Told

    By Vivian Snipes.

    Product Code: TU3000

    • Comedy
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Community | TYA
    • Cast: 2 to 10m., 2 to 4w., up to 16 either gender. Puppetry opportunities for expanding cast.

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    • 60 min.
    Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind's journey of discovery transports you to a simpler, earlier time of possibility and promise when amazing men and women accomplished astounding adventures! This highly theatrical tall tale is a narrative based in fact that includes embellishment, enhancement, enlargement and aggrandizement! So let the thunder roll, lightning strike and the rain storm as Davy Crockett bursts to life saving the world from imminent destruction. Learn More
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  3. Anansi the Spider: A Trickster's Courtship

    Anansi the Spider: A Trickster's Courtship

    By Jeremy Kisling. From the folktale.

    Product Code: AL1000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School
    • 1 to 3m., 2 to 3w., 1 either gender.

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    • 45 min.
    The trickster Anansi meets Aso, the god of the sky's daughter. He is smitten and must marry her, but to do so he has to prove himself on a quest. With the help of the audience, Anansi accomplishes his task but lies about how he does so, taking all the credit. Through his quests, Anansi finds humility and the path to acceptance and love. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  4. Wiley and the Hairy Man

    Wiley and the Hairy Man

    Book by Suzan Zeder. Music by Harry Pickens. Lyrics by Suzan Zeder and Harry Pickens.

    Product Code: WG6000

    • Comedy | Drama | Melodrama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 3m., 1w., 4 either gender, chorus of 4 to 12.
    • 60 min.
    Set deep in the Tombigbee swamp, this classic tale of a very young boy with a very big fear is brought to new and vibrant life in this musical version. The story centers around a fatherless young boy, his conjure-woman mother, his faithful dog and the Hairy Man who haunts Wiley's days and dreams. Wiley sets forth alone to face his fears and to conquer his own lack of self-confidence. Learn More
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  5. The Princess and the Pea

    The Princess and the Pea

    Adapted by Travis Tyre from the tale by Hans Christian Andersen.

    Product Code: PL5000

    • Comedy
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 5 to 6m., 4 to 5w., 2 either gender, extras as desired.

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    • 90 min.
    Blending fiction with historical fact, this moving adaptation takes place in 1860s Imperial Russia where czars were required by law to marry women of royal Russian blood. The consequence for not following the law was losing the throne. After his father's death, Alexi is next in line for the throne, but experiences the jarring contrast between making laws and living by them. Learn More
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  6. The Brave Little Tailor

    The Brave Little Tailor

    Adapted by Brian Guehring from the fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm.

    Product Code: BL2000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | Community
    • 2 to 3m., 1 to 4w., 1 to 9+ either gender.

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    • 60 min.
    A young tailor is bullied for his small size until rumors about him spread around the village and get exaggerated. The king hears of a tailor who can kill seven giants in one blow. The tailor is brought before the cowardly king and must find his own courage to battle a rampaging unicorn, two troublesome giants and a fierce dragon. Learn More
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  7. The Wind in the Willows

    The Wind in the Willows

    Book by Scot Copeland, W.S. Gilbert and Kenneth Grahame. Music by Paul Carrol Binkley and Sir Arthur Sullivan. Adapted from the book by Kenneth Grahame and the songs of Gilbert and Sullivan.

    Product Code: WG7000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 7 to 13 either gender, extras as desired.

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    • 65 min.
    In this bubbling confection of a musical, Mole is introduced to the delights of life along the river by his new friend, Rat. Meanwhile, Mr. Toad is condemned to prison and Toad Hall is taken over by weasels. One clever jailbreak and a daring midnight raid later, and the world is once again set aright. Learn More
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  8. The Pied Piper of Hamelin

    The Pied Piper of Hamelin

    Book and lyrics by Ric Averill. Music by Adrian Rees.

    Product Code: PL3000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 2m., 1w., 32 to 46+ either gender (doubling possible for smaller cast).
    • 50 min.
    Falstaff, a theatre cat, narrowly averts an all-out war by inviting the mean street rats and alley cats allies to join him to perform his own version of The Pied Piper of Hamelin. Mayhem ensues as Falstaff attempts to create believable performances from this raucous group. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  9. The Bremen Town Musicians: Nothing Is Worthless

    The Bremen Town Musicians: Nothing Is Worthless

    By Ric Averill.

    Product Code: BK7000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 2m., 1w., 32 to 46+ either gender (doubling possible for smaller cast).
    • 60 min.
    This play presents the classic fairy tale about animal musicians who are kicked out of their homes as worthless, but find new strength and purpose as they band together, becoming an orchestra of musicians. The play then turns the same story into an urban fairy tale with human characters in a big city. Learn More
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  10. The Neverending Story Cover N61000

    The Neverending Story (Atreyu and the Great Quest)

    Adapted by David S. Craig. Based upon the novel by Michael Ende.

    Product Code: N61000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 6m., 3w., may be expanded to a cast of 18 plus.
    • 85 min.
    Bastian stumbles into a bookshop where he discovers The Neverending Story and a huge adventure surges into life. Fantastica, a land of stories, is being destroyed by the Nothing. The Childlike Empress has chosen Atreyu to be the Hero of the Great Quest. Atreyu, an orphan, is an unlikely choice, but he accepts and, with his horse and companion, Artax, rides to face the menace. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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