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

Welcome to Dramatic Publishing!

Please note our seasonal hours: Monday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm CST and Tuesday - Friday, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm. 

Full Length Plays

Currently Filtered by:
  1. Remove This Item Target Audience: College and Adult
  2. Remove This Item Genre: Drama
  3. Remove This Item Sub-genre: Fairy Tale
  4. Remove This Item Sub-genre: Mystery/Murder Mystery
  5. Remove This Item Sub-genre: Commedia dell'arte
  6. Remove This Item Performing Group: Middle School
  7. Remove This Item Performing Group: College Theatre
Filter By
Category
  1. One Act Plays (28)
  2. Full Length Plays (75)
  3. Musicals (7)
  4. Musicals with Accompaniment CDs (5)
  5. Collections (1)
  6. UIL Approved Titles (12)
  7. Non-Royalty Titles (1)
  8. Audience Participation (4)
  9. Award-Winning (18)
  10. Radio Plays (6)
  11. New In Print (1)

Filter By

Target Audience
  1. Young Audiences (63)
  2. Middle School (81)
  3. High School (91)
  4. College and Adult (75)
  5. Family (all ages) (74)
  6. Senior Adults (27)
  7. Praise Groups (8)
Themes
  1. Crime (24)
  2. Culture (8)
  3. Entertainment (6)
  4. Relationship/Family (27)
  5. Religion (3)
  6. School Issues (7)
  7. Death/Dying (3)
  8. Holiday (5)
  9. Illness/Disability (3)
  10. World Issues (3)
Sub-theme
  1. Murder (20)
  2. Stealing (7)
  3. Sexual Abuse (1)
  4. British (3)
  5. German (1)
  6. Showbiz (3)
  7. Visual Arts (3)
  8. Marriage & Divorce (7)
  9. Abusive Relationships (8)
  10. Infidelity/Cheating (3)
  11. Dating (8)
  12. LGBTQ (2)
  13. Christianity (2)
  14. Judaism (1)
  15. Buddhism (1)
  16. Islam (1)
  17. Hinduism (1)
  18. Teaching (1)
  19. Bullying (5)
  20. Cheating (1)
  21. Terminal Illness (1)
  22. Suicide (1)
  23. Christmas (2)
  24. Halloween (2)
  25. Mental Illness (1)
  26. Prejudice (1)
  27. Women's Issues (2)
Show Less Show More
Genre
  1. Comedy (33)
  2. Drama (75)
  3. Farce (2)
  4. Satire (5)
  5. Tragedy (8)
  6. Melodrama (12)
Sub-genre
  1. Fairy Tale (22)
  2. Romantic Comedy (25)
  3. Biographical (64)
  4. Magical Realism (41)
  5. Avant-garde/Experimental (16)
  6. Mystery/Murder Mystery (50)
  7. Historical (154)
  8. Action/Adventure (57)
  9. Fantasy (41)
  10. Fables/Folklore (29)
  11. Romance (67)
  12. Science Fiction (13)
  13. Horror/Gothic (21)
  14. Commedia dell'arte (4)
  15. Mythology (14)
  16. Western (6)
Show Less Show More
Performing Group
  1. Elementary School (7)
  2. Middle School (28)
  3. High School (65)
  4. College Theatre (75)
  5. Community Theatre (71)
  6. Professional Theatre (60)
  7. TYA (22)
  8. Senior Theatre (14)
  9. Touring Group (31)
  10. Praise Group (6)
  11. Dinner Theatre (19)
Approx. Run Time (minutes)
50m 135m 50m to 135m
Total Cast Size
1 75 1 to 75
Female Cast Members
0 40 0 to 40
Male Cast Members
0 44 0 to 44

Items 1 to 10 of 75 total

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

List  Grid 

  1. Sleeping Beauty, Briar Rose Cover S4G000

    Sleeping Beauty, Briar Rose

    By Max Bush.

    Product Code: S4G000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 3 to 5m., 8 to 10w., 2 either gender.
    • 65 min.
    While hunting in the forest, a prince comes upon a young woman sitting among the ruins of an old kingdom. The young woman tells the prince the story of the abandoned castle where a cursed princess named Rose pricked her hand on a spindle and fell into a deep sleep. As she sleeps, she dreams, and her dreams begin to answer her life-long questions. When Rose awakes, she and the world around her have changed, and the prince joins her as she emerges into her new life. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  2. Ghosts in the Machine GD8000

    Ghosts in the Machine

    By Eric Coble.

    Product Code: GD8000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 8 either gender.
    • 70 min.
    It begins after lunch on Melissa’s phone. Someone she doesn’t know is texting her looking for a drug hook-up. Soon, eight very different high-school kids are getting bizarre texts from numbers they don’t recognize—budding romances, bitter rivalries, even violent threats. What’s going on? And what if it’s not people connecting with other people via their phones … but phones trying to connect with other phones via their people? A digital mystery for the mind and heart of the savvy texter. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  3. Macabre: Tales From Edgar Allan Poe

    Macabre: Tales From Edgar Allan Poe

    By Jules Tasca.

    Product Code: MR2000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 7 to 18m., 2 to 4w.
    • 90 min.
    This title consists of four one-act plays, inspired by Poe’s tales. The titles include a morality play, William Wilson (7m., 1w.); a science-fiction piece, The Valdemar Case (3m., 1w.); a murder mystery, The Imp of the Perverse (2m.); and Poe’s only comedy, The System (6m., 2w.)Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  4. Salvation Road

    Salvation Road

    By D.W. Gregory.

    Product Code: S2Q000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 4 to 6m., 11w., 1 either gender.
    • 90 min.
    Denise was always an independent thinker with a passionate social conscience, while her younger brother, Cliff, is just the opposite. But when Denise leaves for college, she becomes obsessed with a charismatic church and its founder. Concerns intensify when Denise declares her family is a “toxic” influence—and disappears. One day, Cliff’s best friend, Duffy, spots Denise and is convinced that she’s in trouble and needs help, propelling them onto a road trip into the heart of a deepening mystery. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  5. Miss Holmes

    Miss Holmes

    By Christopher M. Walsh. Based on characters by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

    Product Code: MQ5000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 5 to 10m., 4 to 8w.
    • 135 min.
    When an anonymous note sends a newlywed wife looking for help, Miss Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Dorothy Watson work to uncover the secrets of a corrupt police inspector whose wives have a habit of turning up dead. In a time when gender roles are rigidly defined, these unconventional women challenge societal norms. This play explores the added obstacles faced by these two iconic characters if they were women. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  6. Any Night

    Any Night

    By Daniel Arnold and Medina Hahn.

    Product Code: AL8000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 1m., 1w.
    • 80 min.
    When Anna, a troubled modern dancer struggling with the death of her mother, moves into a new basement suite for solace and solitude, she finds herself drawn into a tender relationship with Patrick, the helpful young man living above her. But why is she suffering violent behavior in her sleep? Part romance, part thriller, this mind-bending puzzle explores the thin line between trust and fear and the immeasurable power of the subconscious. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  7. The Return of Edwin Drood

    The Return of Edwin Drood

    By Michael Druce.

    Product Code: RD9000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 9m., 7w.
    • 100 min.
    When Charles Dickens died halfway through The Mystery of Edwin Drood readers were left with one of the greatest literary mysteries of all time. Now Drood reappears in America where he has overcome amnesia brought on by a savage attack 10 years earlier. Drood sets into motion an elaborate plan to discover the assailant's identity, but questions arise about forgiveness, redemption, justice and revenge. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  8. D.O.A.

    D.O.A.

    By Elizabeth Lovelady. Based on the screenplay by Russel Rouse and Clarence Greene.

    Product Code: DG2000

    • Drama | Melodrama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 5 to 12m., 4 to 9w.
    • 60 min.
    In this adaptation of the 1950s classic noir film, Frank Bigelow walks into a police station to report a murder: his own. After a wild night of drinking at jazz clubs with sexy women, he wakes feeling ill and learns he has been poisoned. With only hours left to live, Bigelow frantically searches for his killer and the reason he was targeted. Will the killer be brought to justice? Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  9. Detective Partner Hero Villain

    Detective Partner Hero Villain

    By Brett Neveu.

    Product Code: DF9000

    • Comedy | Drama | Tragedy
    • College and Adult
    • 4 either gender.
    • 75 min.
    A detective and his partner search for Supernova (the villain), who hates The Fantastic Phenomenon (the hero) so much that he is killing superhero super-fans. The detective's world quickly begins to unravel as he questions his own belief in law and justice and starts to peel back the good-versus-evil veneer, exposing the realities of life and death and the ultimate consequences of trusting those who tell us to "keep the faith." The black-and-white morality of superheroes is turned on its head in this play. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  10. An Evening With Sherlock Holmes

    An Evening With Sherlock Holmes

    By Jules Tasca.

    Product Code: E89000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 5 to 10m., 2 to 6w.
    • 90 min.

    This unique evening of mystery consists of a triad of one-acts that are best performed altogether: The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor (5m., 2w.): A British aristocrat's to-be wife disappears on the day they are to be wed. The Milverton Adventure (3m., 2w.): A nefarious man is blackmailing an engaged woman with letters to a former lover that she wrote. If revealed, they could destroy her impending marriage. Finally, The Disappearance of Adam (2m., 2w.): Holmes must solve the riddle that has puzzled the most brilliant minds in history! How does a person cope with his or her own demise? Does Holmes solve this case? Yes and no. A not-to-be-missed climax!

    Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More

Items 1 to 10 of 75 total

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

List  Grid