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  1. Pinkerton!!!

    Pinkerton!!!

    Adapted by Linda Daugherty. Based upon A Rose for Pinkerton, Pinkerton, Behave! and Pinkerton & Friends by Steven Kellogg.

    Product Code: PM7000

    • Comedy
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 3m., 5w., 14 to 30 either gender.

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    • 75 min.

    After tearing up a newspaper when told to “fetch” and affectionately licking the invader when told to “get the burglar,” Pinkerton receives an “F” in obedience training. Later, as Emily prepares to make up for another one of Pinkerton’s mistakes, everyone notices the precious Pepperwill diamond is missing! And “there’s the burglar.” Pinkerton springs into action at Emily’s command to “fetch,” throwing the burglar to the ground and sitting on top of him. The day is saved as all celebrate Pinkerton!

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  2. Stepsisters

    Stepsisters

    Book by Flip Kobler and Cindy Marcus. Lyrics by Flip Kobler. Music by Dennis Poore.

    Product Code: S2S000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | Community
    • 3 to 23m., 8 to 30w., up to 22 either gender.

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    • 95 min.
    When Drew and Beth (who are not wicked, evil and ugly) are thrown into the dungeon for conspiring against the throne, they tell their fellow prisoners what really happened with Cinderella. Drew, Beth and Ella are really the best of friends and—spoiler alert—Drew is actually Ella’s fairy godmother. So bibbity-bobbity-boom! How can two sisters play matchmaker for their tomboy stepsister while trying to out-connive a conniving mother, outwit a sadistic chancellor and make everyone’s dreams come true before the jailer takes their heads? Learn More
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  3. The Many Disguises of Robin Hood

    The Many Disguises of Robin Hood

    By Brian Guehring.

    Product Code: MQ3000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 2 to 6m., 6 to 9w., 5 or more either gender.

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    • 60 min.
    In merry ol' England, the townspeople are overtaxed and overwhelmed. Luckily, the mysterious outlaw Robin Hood is giving them hope by stealing from the rich and giving to the poor. With many clever disguises, Robin continually tricks the greedy sheriff of Nottingham, his nasty daughter and the evil prince. When a young girl joins Robin's band of outlaws, she discovers Robin Hood is actually a woman. Learn More
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  4. The Princess Who Lost Her Hair

    The Princess Who Lost Her Hair

    By Jeremy Kisling. Based on the story by Tololwa Mollel.

    Product Code: PL7000

    • Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School
    • 2m., 2w., 3 either gender.

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    • 45 min.
    Princess Kalendi refuses to help a bird, who turns out to be very powerful. He brings a drought upon the earth and takes the princess' hair, a symbol of prosperity to her people, from her head. A beggar helps the princess regain her dignity and kindness as they work together to appease the bird with a selfless act that restores the kingdom and the princess' hair. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  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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  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. Oliver Twist

    Oliver Twist

    By Robert Thomas Noll. Adapted from the book by Charles Dickens.

    Product Code: O61000

    • Drama | Melodrama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 21 roles to be played by a minimum of 12 actors (plus extras if desired.)
    • 85 min.
    This faithful adaptation of Charles Dickens' second novel is an exciting, fast-moving melodrama about the adventures of an orphan redeemed from a life of cruel poverty and crime by an act of unselfish courage. Filled with an atmosphere of mystery, its major characters—Fagin, Bill Sikes, Mr. Bumble, Nancy, and the Artful Dodger—are some of the most theatrically realized characters in all of literature. Learn More
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