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Digging Up Dessa Cover DH2000

Digging Up Dessa

By Laura Schellhardt

Product Code: DH2000

  • Full-length Play
  • Comedy | Drama
  • Cast size: 1m., 4w.

Rights and availability
This title can be licensed and sold throughout the World.

* Please note the royalty rate listed is the minimum royalty rate per performance. The actual royalty rate will be determined upon completion of a royalty application.

$9.95 /script

Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

In stock

Synopsis

Dessa is a 21st-century girl with no shortage of struggles, secrets and mysteries to solve. From dinosaur bones to hidden memories, the world is filled with buried treasures just waiting to be uncovered. Luckily, thanks to the mysterious appearance of a remarkable friend—the pioneering 19th-century English paleontologist Mary Anning—young Dessa knows just how to excavate them! After a field trip to a museum reveals that Mary Anning’s legacy has been buried by history because of her gender and lack of formal education, Dessa decides that she’s going to fight to earn her friend the credit she deserves. With help from her once-rival, Nilo, Dessa sets to work unearthing the secrets hidden beneath the surface of the past and present—for Mary’s history and her own future.

Details

  • Status

    In stock

  • Type of Show Full-length Play
  • Product Code DH2000
  • Cast Size 5
  • Min. Royalty Rate $80/perf
  • Cost $9.95
  • Approx. Run Time 75 min

Categories

  • Target Audience Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
  • Performing Group Middle School | High School | Professional Theatre | TYA
  • Genre Comedy | Drama
  • ISBN(13) 9781619592049
* Please note the royalty rate listed is the minimum royalty rate per performance. The actual royalty rate will be determined upon completion of a royalty application.

Media Reviews

“Witty, clever, [and] full of heart and innovation, this evocative and yet enjoyable play for young audiences has a lot to offer and a lot to teach.” —Theatre Bloom

“A rewarding piece of theatre for young audiences.” —Theatre Bloom

“Rich and satisfying.” —Theatre Bloom

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