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Adapted from beloved and well-known books for children, these titles are perfect for all audiences.
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  1. Sherlock Holmes and the First Baker Street Irregular

    Sherlock Holmes and the First Baker Street Irregular

    By Brian Guehring. Based on the characters and mysteries of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

    Product Code: S2P000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 7 to 13m., 5 to 12w., up to 13 extras

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 70 min.
    On a dare, 14-year-old Wiggins tries to pickpocket an old man. Not only is she unsuccessful, but the old man, Sherlock Holmes, takes the ring that was in her pocket and leaves a note with his address. When she goes to retrieve the ring, she proposes to work as his assistant, and he agrees to begin training her. They must learn to trust each other as Wiggins and her group of street urchins help him solve two dangerous mysteries. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  2. 67 Cinderellas

    67 Cinderellas

    By Stacey Lane.

    Product Code: S2L000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 7m., 25 to 41w., up to 5 either gender, extras as desired.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 90 min.
    With only a glass slipper to guide him, Prince Dalliance is determined to find his one true love. When the slipper fits a sweet young peasant, the wedding is hastily planned for later that day, but it is revealed that his bride-to-be is an impostor. More ladies try on the shoe and more weddings almost happen. Finally, he discovers Cinderella, but she isn’t ready to marry a stranger who can only recognize her by her shoe size. This title debunks ridiculous traditional storybook notions of romance and what it means to be a princess. Learn More
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  3. Wonderland: Alice's Rock & Roll Adventure

    Wonderland: Alice's Rock & Roll Adventure

    Book by Rachel Rockwell. Music by Michael Mahler. Lyrics by Michael Mahler and Rachel Rockwell. Adapted from Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There.

    Product Code: WH8000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 6m., 4w., expandable.

      Limited Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 80 min.
    Lewis Carroll's beloved, poetic tale of self-actualization is brought to life by a cast of actors/musicians who create an eclectic, live rock soundtrack as 7 1/2-year-old Alice searches for her own inner musical voice. Throughout her journey, the actors surround Alice in a live musical tapestry ranging from classic rock to punk to ska and even a little bit of Bollywood. Learn More
    $11.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $110/perf

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  4. The Twelve Dancing Princesses

    The Twelve Dancing Princesses

    Book and lyrics by Jennifer Kirkeby. Music by Shirley Mier. Based on the book by the Brothers Grimm.

    Product Code: TV2000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | Community | TYA
    • 4m., 19w., 3 either gender, extras as needed. Doubling possible.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 65 min.
    Each night, the twelve princesses who love to dance, sing the song that allows them secret passage into the enchanted forest. The king (tired of finding twelve pairs of worn shoes outside his daughters' room each morning) issues a proclamation. The first person to discover the secret of where the princesses go each night shall receive his or her heart's desire and eight bags of gold! Learn More
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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.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 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. 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.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights

    • 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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  7. 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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  8. Oliver Twist

    Oliver Twist

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

    Product Code: O61000

    • Drama | Melodrama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 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
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  9. Totally RED! TM6000

    Totally RED!

    Book and music by Dinah Toups. Lyrics and music by Barbara Walker.

    Product Code: TM6000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 3 to 10m., 2 to 7w., plus 9 or more either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 40 min.
    This is a unique and fun retelling of the classic battle of wit and deception as told in the beloved fairy tale of Little Red Riding Hood. We meet Red (who is nobody's fool) and the wolf (who tries to be cool) and granny—well, sometimes she's left in the dark! The story includes short retellings of sections within the tale, told in multiple styles: melodrama, Elizabethan, '80s hip-hop slang, and avant-garde. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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