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  1. All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten Cover A78000

    All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten

    Based on the books by Robert Fulghum. Conceived and adapted by Ernest Zulia. Music and Lyrics by David Caldwell.

    Product Code: A78000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 3m., 2w. (1 pianist, expandable.)

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 135 min.
    Based on the best-selling books, this musical takes a funny, insightful and heartwarming look at what is profound in everyday life. It’s an evening of theatrical storytelling in revue format with monologues, dialogues and multiple voice narrations enhanced through the use of live piano underscoring, which provides fluidity, charm and emotional texture, and seven optional original songs. Learn More
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  2. Jungle Book Cover J24000

    The Jungle Book

    By Joseph Robinette. Based on the book by Rudyard Kipling.

    Product Code: J24000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 10 to 25 either gender, flexible, doubling possible.

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    • 75 min.
    Intertwined with the original tale of Mowgli and his jungle pals, comes the tale of Rudyard Kipling, a Bombay native sent to a boarding school facing a new kind of jungle. Filled with excitement and humor, the play highlights the struggle of good versus evil, the worth of friendship, and the importance of loyalty and other values required for surviving the "law of the jungle." Learn More
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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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
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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. The Ash Girl Cover AA2000

    The Ash Girl

    By Timberlake Wertenbaker.

    Product Code: AA2000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 4m., 8w., 9 either gender, doubling possible.

      Limited Livestream Rights Available

    • 120 min.
    With her mother dead and her father away, Ashgirl lives with her stepmother and stepsisters. When the invitation to the ball arrives from the prince, Ashgirl finds the strength to go with the help of her friends, some of whom come from unexpected places. When she gets home, Ashgirl realizes that in order to regain the fleeting happiness she found in the arms of the prince, she must fight the monsters who have slithered and insinuated their way into her heart and mind. She must believe in herself for others to do so. Learn More
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