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  1. 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.
    • 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
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  2. James and the Giant Peach

    James and the Giant Peach

    From the book by Roald Dahl. Dramatized by Richard R. George.

    Product Code: J18000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 21 (most either gender).
    • 60 min.
    A magical peach! An imprisoned boy! Insect friends! An incredible journey! This amazing adventure will fulfill the fantasy of anyone who has ever dreamed of escape. You will see James (as he cleverly gets the Peach out of danger), the wise Old-Green-Grasshopper and the pessimistic Earthworm. You will also see James' mean Aunt Spiker and cruel Aunt Sponge come to a suitably sticky end. Learn More
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  3. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    Based on the book by Roald Dahl. Dramatized by Richard R. George.

    Product Code: C53000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 10m., 9w.
    • 65 min.
    Who wouldn't want to join Charlie Bucket in his adventurous tour of Willy Wonka's world-famous Chocolate Factory? Now is your chance! Each member of your cast will have a role that promotes a special understanding of other people as, together, they and your audience experience a chocolate-candy fantasy. The entire production is smoothly tied together by an energetic and personable narrator, who effortlessly bridges time and excites the audience with creative anticipation. The delicious fun of Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory awaits you! Learn More
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  4. 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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  5. The Island of Dr. Libris

    The Island of Dr. Libris

    By Chris Grabenstein and Ronny Venable. Based on the book by Chris Grabenstein.

    Product Code: IF7000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 10 to 21 or more either gender.

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    • 120 min.
    Billy’s spending the summer in a cabin that belongs to the mysterious Dr. Libris. But something strange is going on. Besides the security cameras everywhere, there’s Dr. Libris’ private bookcase. Whenever Billy opens the classic books inside, he can hear sounds coming from the island in the middle of the lake. It’s almost as if the stories he’s reading are coming to life! But that’s impossible … isn’t it? It’s up to Billy and his magical imagination to come up with a happy ending for everybody, including himself! Learn More
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  6. 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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  7. The Last Oz Story

    The Last Oz Story

    Book and lyrics by David Meyers. Music by Scott Michal. Inspired by L. Frank Baum's novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

    Product Code: LK8000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Satire
    • High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 1m., 5w., 8 to 29+ either gender.

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    • 120 min.
    There's a new witch in town—Peloros, the witchiest witch of them all—and since she arrived, things have gone completely haywire in Oz. Meanwhile, on the wrong side of the rainbow, a young woman is trying to convince anyone who will listen that she is Dorothy Gale, just like in the fairy tale. With time running out, Dorothy must find a way to help her friends in Oz before it's too late. But how? Learn More
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  8. 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.

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    • 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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  9. 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.

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    • 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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  10. The Emperor's New Clothes

    The Emperor's New Clothes

    Adapted by Max Bush. From the tale by Hans Christian Andersen.

    Product Code: E87000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 2 to 3m., 1 to 2w., 1 either gender.

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    • 55 min.
    This adaptation incorporates aspects of Hans Christian Andersen's life including his passion for acting and his mother's determination to help her son achieve his aspirations. The weavers in this play are actors, a mother and son; their talents come into play as they pretend to weave the "magic" cloth. As they improvise their plot, the hilarious results and the extent of the emperor's self-absorbed vanity are revealed. Learn More
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