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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. 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.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 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
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  2. 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.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 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
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  3. 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/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
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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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.

      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
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  6. 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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