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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 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  2. 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  3. 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
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