800-448-7469 Mon-Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm CST

Welcome to Dramatic Publishing!

Our summer hours are 8:30 am - 4:00 pm CST Monday - Thursday and 8:30 am - 3:00 pm on Friday. 

Full Length Plays

Currently Filtered by:
  1. Remove This Item Genre: Comedy
  2. Remove This Item Performing Group: High School
  3. Remove This Item Performing Group: TYA
Filter By
Category
  1. One Act Plays (267)
  2. Full Length Plays (503)
  3. Musicals (134)
  4. Musicals with Accompaniment CDs (56)
  5. Collections (67)
  6. Scenes and Monologues (13)
  7. UIL Approved Titles (128)
  8. Bilingual Titles (8)
  9. Non-Royalty Titles (3)
  10. Audience Participation (46)
  11. Ten-minute Theatre (55)
  12. Award-Winning (151)
  13. Radio Plays (6)
  14. New In Print (9)
  15. Fall Favorites (6)

Filter By

Target Audience
  1. Young Audiences (238)
  2. Middle School (322)
  3. High School (383)
  4. College and Adult (294)
  5. Family (all ages) (327)
  6. Senior Adults (120)
  7. Praise Groups (31)
Themes
  1. Crime (35)
  2. Culture (59)
  3. Entertainment (59)
  4. Relationship/Family (148)
  5. Religion (14)
  6. School Issues (38)
  7. Death/Dying (6)
  8. Holiday (46)
  9. Illness/Disability (6)
  10. Substance Abuse (4)
  11. World Issues (8)
Sub-theme
  1. Murder (18)
  2. Stealing (16)
  3. Sexual Abuse (1)
  4. Russian (3)
  5. British (9)
  6. Black (6)
  7. African (1)
  8. Hispanic/Latino (14)
  9. German (2)
  10. Asian (9)
  11. Native American (4)
  12. French (2)
  13. Australian (1)
  14. Sports (1)
  15. Showbiz (31)
  16. Visual Arts (10)
  17. Music (7)
  18. Dance (4)
  19. Marriage & Divorce (42)
  20. Abusive Relationships (18)
  21. Infidelity/Cheating (15)
  22. Dating (35)
  23. LGBTQ (7)
  24. Christianity (11)
  25. Judaism (4)
  26. Buddhism (2)
  27. Islam (2)
  28. Hinduism (1)
  29. Teaching (13)
  30. Bullying (22)
  31. Cheating (3)
  32. Terminal Illness (2)
  33. Suicide (2)
  34. Christmas (31)
  35. Day of the Dead (1)
  36. Halloween (8)
  37. Thanksgiving (2)
  38. Easter (2)
  39. Fourth of July (1)
  40. Hanukkah (1)
  41. Valentine's Day (1)
  42. New Year's Eve (1)
  43. Kwanzaa (1)
  44. Alcohol Abuse (3)
  45. Drug Abuse (3)
  46. Mental Illness (2)
  47. Prejudice (3)
  48. Poverty (3)
  49. Women's Issues (5)
  50. War (1)
  51. Environmental Issues (2)
Show Less Show More
Genre
  1. Comedy (503)
  2. Drama (200)
  3. Farce (42)
  4. Satire (28)
  5. Tragedy (10)
  6. Melodrama (18)
Sub-genre
  1. Fairy Tale (84)
  2. Romantic Comedy (52)
  3. Biographical (24)
  4. Magical Realism (48)
  5. Avant-garde/Experimental (13)
  6. Mystery/Murder Mystery (53)
  7. Historical (55)
  8. Action/Adventure (95)
  9. Fantasy (120)
  10. Fables/Folklore (71)
  11. Romance (67)
  12. Science Fiction (16)
  13. Horror/Gothic (16)
  14. Commedia dell'arte (15)
  15. Mythology (16)
  16. Western (10)
Show Less Show More
Performing Group
  1. Elementary School (62)
  2. Middle School (259)
  3. High School (496)
  4. College Theatre (530)
  5. Community Theatre (569)
  6. Professional Theatre (383)
  7. TYA (142)
  8. Senior Theatre (98)
  9. Touring Group (203)
  10. Praise Group (35)
  11. Dinner Theatre (115)
Approx. Run Time (minutes)
45m 205m 45m to 205m
Total Cast Size
1 75 1 to 75
Female Cast Members
0 50 0 to 50
Male Cast Members
0 50 0 to 50

Items 1 to 10 of 503 total

per page
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5

List  Grid 

  1. As She Likes It Cover AM2000

    As She Likes It

    Edited and compiled by Karen Ruch. Written by Lori M. Myers, Sean Adams, Marjorie Bicknell, David Nice, Sue Lange, Barbara Trainin Blank and Sandra Fenichel Asher.

    Product Code: AM2000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 4 to 18w., 1 to 2 either gender.
    • 90 min.
    As She Likes It features women from Shakespeare’s canon who step outside of the male-dominated context of their original works. These familiar women from classic stories may have had muted voices in Shakespeare’s plays, but here they take center stage. These plays offer great roles for women, opportunities for thoughtful scene study, educational exploration and a larger conversation about how these women’s stories resonate in our current era. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  2. A Christmas Story Cover CA9000

    A Christmas Story

    By Philip Grecian. Based on the motion picture A Christmas Story, © 1983 Turner Entertainment Co., distributed by Warner Bros., written by Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark; and on the book In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash by Jean Shepherd.

    Product Code: CA9000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 7m., 4w. (Expandable.)
    • 120 min.
    Humorist Jean Shepherd's memoir of growing up in the midwest in the 1940s follows 9-year-old Ralphie Parker in his quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun under the tree for Christmas. Ralphie pleads his case before his mother, his teacher and even Santa Claus himself at Higbee's Department Store. The consistent response: "You'll shoot your eye out!" Learn More
    $11.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $105/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  3. Miracle on 34th Street Cover M96000

    Miracle on 34th Street, the Play

    Adapted by Mountain Community Theater from the novel by Valentine Davies. Based upon the Twentieth Century Fox motion picture Miracle on 34th Street.

    Product Code: M96000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 2w., 1 girl, 14 either gender, many extras, including children.
    • 100 min.
    In this heartwarming tale, an old man named Kris Kringle gets a job working as Santa for Macy's. After referring parents to other stores to find exactly the toy their child has asked for, he ends up in a court competency hearing. In a dramatic decision, the court confirms Kris as the true Santa, allowing a special little girl and countless other children to experience the joy of childhood fantasy. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  4. It's a Wonderful Life Cover I51000

    It's a Wonderful Life

    Adapted for the stage by James W. Rodgers. Based on the film by Frank Capra and the story by Peter Van Doren Stern.

    Product Code: I51000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 12m., 10w., 2 boys, 2 girls (doubling possible).
    • 120 min.
    This is a faithful adaptation of the saga of George Bailey, whose dreams have been quashed by family obligation and civic duty, and whose guardian angel must descend on Christmas Eve to save him from despair and to remind him—by showing him what the world would have been like had he never been born—that his has been, after all, a wonderful life. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  5. Tinker Bell Cover TW3000

    Tinker Bell

    By Patrick Flynn. Based on the works of J.M. Barrie.

    Product Code: TW3000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 7 either gender. Expandable.
    • 60 min.
    When all the fairies in Neverland start dying, Tinker Bell comes to London to find a friend. There she meets a young boy named Peter Pan. When Tink takes Peter to Neverland, all sorts of wonderful and amazing things happen: flowers grow, animals appear and pirates arrive. But Tink finds she doesn’t like sharing her friend with anyone else. In this fresh and intensely theatrical adaptation, a new, twinkling light shines on all the characters you love as the story is reborn from this feisty fairy’s point of view. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  6. University-A New Generation Cover U43000

    University: A New Generation

    By Jon Jory

    Product Code: U43000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 6m., 10w., with doubling. May be expanded.
    • 70 min.
    Jon Jory's University has been providing young actors with challenging roles for decades. Now in University: A New Generation,that same versatility and emphasis on acting is available for a new generation of actors. Combined, the mini-plays create an evening of theatre that explores the college experience from the perspective of the modern student. The individual pieces follow students through a year from orientation to packing up and going back home. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  7. Digging Up Dessa Cover DH2000

    Digging Up Dessa

    By Laura Schellhardt

    Product Code: DH2000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 1m., 4w.
    • 75 min.
    Dessa is a 21st-century girl with no shortage of struggles, secrets and mysteries to solve. After a museum field trip reveals that the pioneering 19th-century paleontologist 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, Dessa sets to work unearthing the secrets hidden beneath the surface of the past and present for Mary’s history and her own future. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  8. Mynx & Savage Cover MR3000

    Mynx & Savage

    By Rebecca Gorman O'Neill.

    Product Code: MR3000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 100 min.
    Adam is a comic book writer coasting on his past successes. Ket is young and ambitious. As the duo sets to work on the 100th issue of Mynx and Savage, the fantasy bleeds into reality as the superheroes and their mild-mannered alter egos invade the artists’ space. Adam finally starts to trust Ket and shares the story he’s been hiding. In the end, as the worlds of the children, the superheroes and the artists collide, Ket helps Adam realize that he has no future until he makes amends with his past. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  9. Treehouse Cover TV6000

    Treehouse

    By Joe Musso.

    Product Code: TV6000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 3m., 3w.
    • 85 min.
    Johnny could be a typical 17-year-old boy, hanging out in his treehouse and dreaming of talking to the beautiful Alana, were it not for his insistence that he has the mind of a 53-year-old. As Johnny persists in his claim that he’s an old man in a teenager’s body and conversations in the treehouse become increasingly peppered by the words of the Bard, Johnny grapples simultaneously with adolescence, love and the mind’s ability to heal from great loss. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  10. AACT Vol. 3 Cover

    Eternity

    By Michael Cochran.

    Product Code: E94000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 5 to 6m., 4 to 5w.
    • 90 min.
    Abe, an angel of death, decides to move a client appointment in favor of getting an ice cream sandwich. The only problem is that his “appointments” are to greet the newly deceased and take them to the next stop. Things quickly spiral out of control when Abe’s repeated attempts to “bump off” his delayed appointment fails, and the real threat of a new “unauthorized life” will occur unless Abe gets everything back on track. A surprise visit from the boss helps Abe rediscover the real meaning of life and death. Learn More
    View Collection

Items 1 to 10 of 503 total

per page
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5

List  Grid