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  1. The Boy Who Loved Monsters and the Girl Who Loved Peas

    The Boy Who Loved Monsters and the Girl Who Loved Peas

    By Jonathan Graham.

    Product Code: BL4000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w., 1 either gender.
    • 60 min.
    Eight-year-old Evan wishes he had a real live monster to eat his peas and play with him. When a real monster actually arrives, life is turned upside down in this hilarious and heartfelt comedy. When his distracted, technology-addicted parents finally discover the monster, they must decide whether to send it back to Monster World or accept it as a member of their family. Learn More
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  2. Baba Yaga and the Black Sunflower

    Baba Yaga and the Black Sunflower

    Book and lyrics by Carol Korty. Music by Scott Wheeler.

    Product Code: BL9000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 3 to 5m., 3 to 7w., 5 either gender.
    • 45 min.
    This play is a coming-of-age story set in old Russia about a spirited young girl, Maryushka, determined to find where she belongs. Maryushka bravely and defiantly does her tasks—initially by playing tricks and fooling around—until she gets into trouble—real trouble. She's expelled from her village to find her baby brother who was snatched up by Baba Yaga's geese. Deep in the forest, she finds her true self in the course of completing three difficult tasks for Baba Yaga and brings her baby brother safely home. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  3. The Brave Little Tailor

    The Brave Little Tailor

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

    Product Code: BL2000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Family (all ages)
    • 2 to 3m., 1 to 4w., 1 to 9+ either gender.
    • 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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  4. Jungalbook

    Jungalbook

    Adapted by Edward Mast. Based on the Mowgli stories of Rudyard Kipling.

    Product Code: J54000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 6 either gender.
    • 75 min.
    This dramatization places the jungle of India on a children's playground. Mowgli, the human child raised by wolves in the jungle, must destroy Sherakhan, the tiger who killed his parents. But his use of rope stolen from the human village has broken jungle law. Now Mowgli must choose whether to defy the law or leave the jungle forever. Learn More
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  5. Chasing George Washington: A White House Adventure

    Chasing George Washington: A White House Adventure

    By Karen Zacarías with the young playwrights of Young Playwright's Theater. Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma.

    Product Code: CP4000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 7m., 8w. (3m., 3w. with doubling). Extras as desired.
    • 60 min.

    On a field trip to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Dee, José and Annie accidentally knock George Washington out of his portrait and into real life, turning their White House tour into an unexpected adventure. As they try to get the nation's first president back into his painting, they encounter Jacqueline Kennedy; Abraham Lincoln and his wife, Mary Todd; Dolley Madison; and other famous White House residents. Together, they learn that the White House isn't just a historic building—it's also a home.

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  6. The Tallest Tale Ever Told

    The Tallest Tale Ever Told

    By Vivian Snipes.

    Product Code: TU3000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Family (all ages)
    • Cast: 2 to 10m., 2 to 4w., up to 16 either gender. Puppetry opportunities for expanding cast.
    • 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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  7. The Dancing Princesses or The Worn-Out Dancing Shoes

    The Dancing Princesses or The Worn-Out Dancing Shoes

    Adapted by Max Bush from a story by the Brothers Grimm.

    Product Code: DF4000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 6 to 12m., 8 to 16w., 3 to 6 either gender.
    • 65 min.
    Here is a magical tale of dance and romance. A mystery threatens the security of the kingdom: where do the princesses escape to every night, and why are their dancing shoes worn out each morning? The king desperately tries to solve the mystery by proclaiming that any man who can solve it will marry the daughter of his choice and become the future king. 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
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 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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