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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 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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  2. 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
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  3. 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
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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