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 Themes: Entertainment
  2. Remove This Item Sub-genre: Action/Adventure
  3. Remove This Item Performing Group: Middle School
Filter By
Category
  1. One Act Plays (7)
  2. Full Length Plays (10)
  3. Musicals (11)
  4. Musicals with Accompaniment CDs (5)
  5. UIL Approved Titles (1)
  6. Bilingual Titles (2)
  7. Audience Participation (2)
  8. Award-Winning (2)

Filter By

Target Audience
  1. Young Audiences (10)
  2. Middle School (9)
  3. High School (6)
  4. College and Adult (4)
  5. Family (all ages) (8)
  6. Senior Adults (4)
Themes
  1. Crime (1)
  2. Culture (3)
  3. Entertainment (10)
  4. Relationship/Family (2)
  5. School Issues (1)
  6. Holiday (2)
Sub-theme
  1. Murder (1)
  2. African (1)
  3. Hispanic/Latino (1)
  4. Asian (1)
  5. Showbiz (4)
  6. Visual Arts (3)
  7. Music (1)
  8. Dance (1)
  9. Abusive Relationships (1)
  10. Dating (1)
  11. Christmas (1)
  12. Easter (1)
  13. Fourth of July (1)
  14. Hanukkah (1)
  15. Valentine's Day (1)
  16. Kwanzaa (1)
Genre
  1. Comedy (9)
  2. Drama (6)
  3. Farce (2)
  4. Satire (2)
  5. Melodrama (2)
Sub-genre
  1. Fairy Tale (13)
  2. Romantic Comedy (2)
  3. Biographical (4)
  4. Magical Realism (6)
  5. Avant-garde/Experimental (3)
  6. Mystery/Murder Mystery (3)
  7. Historical (5)
  8. Action/Adventure (10)
  9. Fantasy (7)
  10. Fables/Folklore (11)
  11. Romance (4)
  12. Science Fiction (1)
  13. Horror/Gothic (1)
  14. Commedia dell'arte (1)
  15. Mythology (3)
Show Less Show More
Performing Group
  1. Elementary School (3)
  2. Middle School (10)
  3. High School (20)
  4. College Theatre (17)
  5. Community Theatre (20)
  6. Professional Theatre (14)
  7. TYA (7)
  8. Senior Theatre (8)
  9. Touring Group (11)
  10. Dinner Theatre (9)
Approx. Run Time (minutes)
50m 120m 50m to 120m
Total Cast Size
1 75 1 to 75
Female Cast Members
2 15 2 to 15
Male Cast Members
1 14 1 to 14

10 Item(s)

per page

List  Grid 

  1. The 12 Days of Christmas

    The 12 Days of Christmas

    By Renee Calarco. Adapted from the traditional Christmas song.

    Product Code: TU5000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Family (all ages)
    • 2 to 6m., 3 to 7w., 1 to 8 either gender.
    • 55 min.
    Shirley the Partridge is responsible for organizing the official singing of "The Twelve Days of Christmas", but there are some bumps in the road as she sets off on a quest to find the song participants. With fresh dialogue and vivid characters, this story is a playful, modern interpretation of the classic Christmas song. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  2. Hamlet or Does Father Reeeeeeally Know Best?

    Hamlet or Does Father Reeeeeeally Know Best?

    By Nancy Linehan Charles. Based on the play by William Shakespeare.

    Product Code: H94000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w., 11 either gender.
    • 60 min.
    William Shakespeare believed strongly in the fact that there will always be consequences when you make the wrong move. Hamlet listens to a ghost, who makes all of the decisions, and everyone ends up dead. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  3. Don Quixote

    Don Quixote

    Adapted by Anne Ludlum and David Quicksall. Based on Don Quixote, Parts I and II, by Miguel de Cervantes.

    Product Code: D94000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Melodrama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 7m., 3w. (May be expanded to approximately 50 actors, with many opportunities for gender flexibility.)
    • 120 min.
    Don Quixote and Sancho Panza are guided by their creator, Miguel de Cervantes, to deal with the inexplicable as they travel through the plains of La Mancha. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  4. A Midsummer Night's Dream or The Night They Missed the Forest for the Trees

    A Midsummer Night's Dream or The Night They Missed the Forest for the Trees

    By Nancy Linehan Charles. Adapted from Shakespeare.

    Product Code: MD1000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 6w., 9 either gender, extras as desired.
    • 60 min.
    In this rollicking adaptation of Shakespeare's play, teens, fairies, workers and royalty collide in a forest on a summer night, and are bedazzled by a prankster. The fairy queen falls in love with an ass, the teens fall in and out (and in) love with each other, well-meaning goofs stumble into their 15 minutes of fame and fairies weave magic to bring it all to a happy end. Three streetwise storytellers pull the audience at breakneck speed toward the moon-drenched conclusion. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  5. Amazing Grace

    Amazing Grace

    By Shay Youngblood. Adapted from the book by Mary Hoffman.

    Product Code: A64000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School
    • 4m., 7w. (3 women, 4 girls and 4 boys, plus extra neighborhood children, adult offstage voice.)
    • 60 min.
    Grace loves to act out the stories told to her by her Nana who believes Grace can be anything she wants to be. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  6. A Doll's House

    A Doll's House

    By Henrik Ibsen. Adapted by Albert Pia.

    Product Code: D19000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 3w.
    • 120 min.
    This arrangement retains all the excitement and significance of the original as Nora becomes aware that she has been deluded in her marriage and that she now has a greater duty to herself. For the sake of her own salvation, she must leave her home and her husband to seek a life in which she can be truly herself. The sound of the door closing as Nora leaves is a sound that has reverberated through all of drama. An excellent way to introduce students to a great writer. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  7. Dracula

    Dracula

    By John Mattera. Based on the book by Bram Stoker.

    Product Code: D35000

    • Drama | Melodrama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 9m., 7w.
    • 120 min.
    The mysterious Count Dracula has gone to England where he is living on a large estate next to an insane asylum run by the incredibly naive Dr. Seward. The others cast members of this thriller include Professor Van Helsing, a fly-eating lunatic, the beautiful Lucy, the butler Charles and three female vampires! The plot develops with all the excitement of the original with a startling double twist at the end. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  8. OZ

    OZ

    By Patrick Shanahan.

    Product Code: O55000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 1m., 2w.
    • 90 min.
    It's 1899 in Chicago, and Frank Baum is putting the finishing touches on The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, but is missing a few key elements…the title and the ending! Suddenly his Victorian study becomes a magical land. In the heart of this frenzy is the whole creative process, and in the end we realize that Baum is the real wizard of Oz, but he needs an assistant … our imaginations. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  9. Tales From the Arabian Nights

    Tales From the Arabian Nights

    Book and lyrics by Michael Bigelow Dixon. Music by Jan Cole.

    Product Code: TQ4000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School
    • 4 to 5m., 3 to 4w., extras.
    • 50 min.
    A bewitched sultan decrees that he will marry a new bride every evening and chop off her head the next morning until a clever woman breaks the spell by telling him never-ending tales. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  10. Time After Time

    Time After Time

    By John Mattera. Based on the book by Karl Alexander. Revised and edited by Stephen Barrows.

    Product Code: T55000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 5m., 5w. (extras as desired.)
    • 120 min.
    Amy is an attractive and lonely clerk at a bank in San Francisco who helps a time-travelling H.G. Wells track down Jack the Ripper. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More

10 Item(s)

per page

List  Grid