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

Welcome to Dramatic Publishing!

PLEASE NOTE OUR SUMMER HOURS: Monday, 8:30 am – 3:00 pm CST; Tuesday-Thursday, 8:30 am – 2:30 pm; Friday, 8:30 am – 2:00 pm. | Ship times are not guaranteed. Learn More.

Full Length Plays

Currently Filtered by:
  1. Remove This Item Genre: Drama
  2. Remove This Item Performing Group: TYA
Filter By
Category
  1. New In Print (7)
  2. Full Length Plays (193)
  3. One Act Plays (56)
  4. One Act Competition Winners (4)
  5. UIL Approved Titles (39)
  6. Musicals (52)
  7. Musicals with Accompaniment CDs (27)
  8. Collections (1)
  9. Bilingual Titles (15)
  10. Audience Participation (8)
  11. Radio Plays (1)
  12. 1-Person Plays (1)
  13. Livestream Titles (227)
  14. Deaf Culture (3)
  15. Autism Awareness (3)

Filter By

Target Audience
  1. Young Audiences (154)
  2. Middle School (176)
  3. High School (139)
  4. College and Adult (99)
  5. Family (all ages) (166)
  6. Senior Adults (25)
  7. Praise Groups (11)
Themes
  1. Crime (8)
  2. Culture (31)
  3. Entertainment (7)
  4. Relationship/Family (77)
  5. Religion (8)
  6. School Issues (29)
  7. Death/Dying (6)
  8. Holiday (14)
  9. Illness/Disability (9)
  10. Substance Abuse (6)
  11. World Issues (13)
Sub-theme
  1. Murder (2)
  2. Stealing (1)
  3. School Shootings (3)
  4. Sexual Abuse (1)
  5. British (2)
  6. Black (7)
  7. African (1)
  8. Hispanic/Latino (13)
  9. German (1)
  10. Asian (2)
  11. Native American (5)
  12. French (2)
  13. Showbiz (4)
  14. Visual Arts (6)
  15. Dance (1)
  16. Marriage & Divorce (13)
  17. Abusive Relationships (9)
  18. Infidelity/Cheating (2)
  19. Dating (13)
  20. LGBTQ (2)
  21. Christianity (6)
  22. Judaism (3)
  23. Buddhism (1)
  24. Islam (1)
  25. Hinduism (1)
  26. Teaching (3)
  27. Bullying (19)
  28. Cheating (1)
  29. Terminal Illness (1)
  30. Suicide (1)
  31. Christmas (9)
  32. Day of the Dead (2)
  33. Halloween (1)
  34. Alcohol Abuse (3)
  35. Drug Abuse (5)
  36. Physical Illness (1)
  37. Behavioral Disability (2)
  38. Prejudice (3)
  39. Racial Issues (3)
  40. Poverty (3)
  41. Gun Control (3)
  42. Women's Issues (1)
  43. War (1)
  44. Holocaust (1)
  45. Immigration (1)
  46. Environmental Issues (4)
Show Less Show More
Genre
  1. Comedy (67)
  2. Drama (193)
  3. Farce (1)
  4. Satire (2)
  5. Tragedy (5)
  6. Melodrama (4)
Sub-genre
  1. Fairy Tale (43)
  2. Romantic Comedy (1)
  3. Biographical (13)
  4. Magical Realism (31)
  5. Avant-garde/Experimental (4)
  6. Mystery/Murder Mystery (6)
  7. Historical (42)
  8. Action/Adventure (45)
  9. Fantasy (65)
  10. Fables/Folklore (46)
  11. Romance (15)
  12. Science Fiction (4)
  13. Horror/Gothic (2)
  14. Commedia dell'arte (1)
  15. Mythology (12)
  16. Western (3)
Show Less Show More
Performing Group
  1. Elementary School (41)
  2. Middle School (254)
  3. High School (611)
  4. College Theatre (730)
  5. Community Theatre (750)
  6. Professional Theatre (569)
  7. TYA (193)
  8. Senior Theatre (75)
  9. Touring Group (222)
  10. Praise Group (33)
  11. Dinner Theatre (77)
Approx. Run Time (minutes)
50m 150m 50m to 150m
Total Cast Size
1 75 1 to 75
Female Cast Members
0 49 0 to 49
Male Cast Members
0 49 0 to 49

Items 1 to 10 of 193 total

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

List  Grid 

  1. The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

    The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

    Adapted by Dwayne Hartford. From the book by Kate DiCamillo.

    Product Code: MQ8000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 2m., 2w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 80 min.
    Edward Tulane is an expensive toy rabbit made of china. He is vain, self-centered and has no interest in anyone other than himself. On an ocean voyage, Edward is accidentally thrown overboard and sinks to the bottom of the sea. So begins his journey—a journey over which he has no control, for he can neither move nor speak. As years pass, Edward meets many different people in many different situations, learning what it is to love, what it is to lose that love, and how to find the courage to love again. Learn More
    $11.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $110/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  2. The Outsiders

    The Outsiders

    Adapted by Christopher Sergel. From the book by S.E. Hinton.

    Product Code: O41000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 10m., 8w., extras as desired.

      Limited Livestream Rights Available

      Contact our customer service department to order or for more information.
    • 120 min.
    This entirely practical stage adaptation of the modern classic deals with real people, seen through the eyes of young Ponyboy, a Greaser on the wrong side of life, caught up in territorial battles between the rich kids and his tough, underprivileged family and friends. This is a play about young people who are not yet hopeless about latent decency in the midst of struggle. Learn More
    $11.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $110/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  3. Charlotte's Web

    Charlotte's Web

    Adapted by Joseph Robinette. Based on the book by E.B. White.

    Product Code: C58000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 5 to 7m., 7 to 9w., flexible ensemble group.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 95 min.
    In this thrilling and practical theatrical presentation, the costumes and unit set may be simple or elaborate; it's the story and relationships that make the show. All the enchanting characters are here in this beautiful, knowing play about friendship that will give your actors a great opportunity and your audience an evening of enchantment. Learn More
    $12.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $115/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  4. Beauty and the Beast BN3000

    Beauty and the Beast

    By Max Bush.

    Product Code: BN3000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | TYA
    • 5 to 9m., 7 to 11w., 4 any gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 90 min.
    In this version of Beauty and the Beast, young Prince Beaumont is turned into a beast when he rebuffs the advances of an older fairy and is to remain cursed until a young woman consents to marry him of her own free will. After trespassing on palace grounds, Beauty’s father reluctantly trades Beauty’s freedom for his own life at the Beast’s behest. As Beauty and the Beast struggle to understand each other, their journey is fraught with difficulty, doubt and danger. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  5. Maddie and Eleanor MT2000

    Maddie and Eleanor

    By Martha King De Silva.

    Product Code: MT2000

    • Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | Community | TYA
    • 2 to 5m., 5 to 10w., up to 7 any gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 65 min.
    When Maddie Leonard returns home after her first day of school in fourth grade, she is fed up with schoolyard bullies and flaky ex-best friends. As she turns to her beloved iPhone for solace, she gets an unexpected visit from Eleanor Roosevelt. As Maddie and Eleanor navigate their budding relationship through old and modern technologies and against a backdrop of world events, they inspire each other, laugh together and discover a universal truth—friendship transcends everything. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  6. The Amazing Lemonade Girl AN9000

    The Amazing Lemonade Girl

    By James DeVita. Inspired by the life of Alexandra Flynn Scott.

    Product Code: AN9000

    • Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 2m., 3w., 1 to 11 any gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 60 min.
    Meet Alexandra Flynn Scott. Alex has a story to tell—about her life and her legacy, her humor and her heart. She is an 8-year-old girl who is fiercely determined to make a difference and help others despite the challenges she faces amidst her own cancer journey. This true story reminds us all that a single person can change the world—one act, or even one cup, at a time. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  7. Mockingbird MS2000

    Mockingbird

    Adapted by Julie Jensen. From the National Book Award-winning novel by Kathryn Erskine.

    Product Code: MS2000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Professional | TYA
    • 3m., 3w., 3 or more either gender.

      Limited Streaming Rights Available

    • 60 min.
    Caitlin is an 11-year-old girl on the autism spectrum. After a mass shooting takes her brother away, she is alone with her grieving father and a cacophony of children at school. She struggles to understand empathy, what facial expressions mean and why a drawing might have more than one color. We see the world from Caitlin’s point of view. We struggle as she does but also take comfort in the times when she finds a friend, draws a multicolored mockingbird and can finally cry for her brother. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  8. The Ghost of Splinter Cove GF3000

    The Ghost of Splinter Cove

    By Steven Dietz.

    Product Code: GF3000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | TYA
    • 4m., 2w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 60 min.
    The Ghost of Splinter Cove is an adventure story prompted by the imaginations of three young people left to play in their basement on a rainy day. Siblings Cora and Nate and their friend, Sydney, have a lot of questions about what their parents are doing upstairs. When their adventure game becomes more real than they imagined, they unearth a history of their family that they could never have known. The Ghost of Splinter Cove is a fun, lively and moving play for the courageous young person inside all of us. This play is a companion piece to The Great Beyond. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  9. Bulletproof Backpack BM8000

    Bulletproof Backpack

    By Eric Coble.

    Product Code: BM8000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 10 any gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 75 min.
    Teenager Cloe accidentally sees a list of names another student is compiling. Is it a hit list for a planned school shooting, or is it something more innocent? Now Cloe has one night to make the hardest decision she’s ever faced: Say nothing and risk a mass murder, or report the student and possibly ruin his life over nothing. In a cascading series of phone calls, Cloe, her friends and two adults race against the clock to find the balance between responsibility and panic. Learn More
    $11.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $110/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  10. The Hero Twins: Blood Race HH9000

    The Hero Twins: Blood Race

    By Ramon Esquivel.

    Product Code: HH9000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 2m., 2 to 3w., 2 any gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 70 min.
    The winner of the Blood Race—an ancient competition that takes place in the underworld—rules the capital city and all the people who labor for it, while the loser remains trapped in the underworld. Cricket and Moth have trained their entire lives to win, but when Moth learns the truth of the Blood Race, she is faced with a choice that could turn the world upside down. Inspired by classic Mayan narratives, The Hero Twins: Blood Race is an action-filled adventure that is also an allegory about inequality, justice and liberation. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More

Items 1 to 10 of 193 total

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

List  Grid