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  1. Little Red Riding Hood: Grandmother's Tale

    Little Red Riding Hood: Grandmother's Tale

    By Max Bush.

    Product Code: LM5000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 5 to 6m., 6 to 7w., 1 either gender.
    • 55 min.

    This adaptationis based on the oral tale The Grandmother’s Tale (pre 1690); Little Red Riding Hood, by Charles Perrault (1697); and Little Red Cap, by the Brothers Grimm (1812). This play incorporates elements from all three versions but is primarily based on The Grandmother’s Tale, the closest version to the oral story. It is told with a direct focus on the overall meanings of the original tale as well as with a sense of mystery, play and humor.

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  2. The Island of Dr. Libris

    The Island of Dr. Libris

    By Chris Grabenstein and Ronny Venable. Based on the book by Chris Grabenstein.

    Product Code: IF7000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 10 to 21 or more either gender.
    • 120 min.
    Billy’s spending the summer in a cabin that belongs to the mysterious Dr. Libris. But something strange is going on. Besides the security cameras everywhere, there’s Dr. Libris’ private bookcase. Whenever Billy opens the classic books inside, he can hear sounds coming from the island in the middle of the lake. It’s almost as if the stories he’s reading are coming to life! But that’s impossible … isn’t it? It’s up to Billy and his magical imagination to come up with a happy ending for everybody, including himself! Learn More
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  3. Stepsisters

    Stepsisters

    Book by Flip Kobler and Cindy Marcus. Lyrics by Flip Kobler. Music by Dennis Poore.

    Product Code: S2S000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 3 to 23m., 8 to 30w., up to 22 either gender.
    • 95 min.
    When Drew and Beth (who are not wicked, evil and ugly) are thrown into the dungeon for conspiring against the throne, they tell their fellow prisoners what really happened with Cinderella. Drew, Beth and Ella are really the best of friends and—spoiler alert—Drew is actually Ella’s fairy godmother. So bibbity-bobbity-boom! How can two sisters play matchmaker for their tomboy stepsister while trying to out-connive a conniving mother, outwit a sadistic chancellor and make everyone’s dreams come true before the jailer takes their heads? Learn More
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  4. US A Teen History

    US A Teen History

    Book by Flip Kobler and Cindy Marcus. Lyrics by Flip Kobler. Music by Dennis Poore.

    Product Code: U41000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 8 to 25m., 8 to 25w., expandable, extras as desired.
    • 75 min.
    This story theatre-style show is a compilation of pieces about the teens who helped shape America. Did you know that the drummer boys in the Revolutionary War were as young as 11? Or that Caroline Pickersgill helped sew the flag that inspired “The Star-Spangled Banner” at 14? This show is incredibly flexible and adaptable to your space and audience, as we encourage you to write your own pieces about the forgotten teens of America. Learn More
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  5. 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
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  6. A Thai Tale

    A Thai Tale

    By Nikki Harmon.

    Product Code: TV4000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 3w., 3 either gender.
    • 55 min.
    Lĕk, the egotistical first-bird-in-waiting to the queen of Thailand, has been kidnapped and is stuck in a giant banyan tree. Sumalee, third-bird-in-waiting, comes to rescue her but is caught and ends up trapped too. When Chatchom, a wanderer of the world, singer of song and shape-shifting magician supreme, arrives, he might be their best and only chance at freedom, but Lĕk refuses to listen to one who is of lesser birth than herself. In the end, Lĕk realizes that you can learn from everyone and that everyone and everything has worth and value. Learn More
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  7. The Quest for Don Quixote

    The Quest for Don Quixote

    By Mark Brown. Inspired by the novel The Ingenious Hidalgo Don Quixote of La Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes.

    Product Code: QHF000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 4m., 2w.
    • 90 min.
    Playwright Ben Eisenberg sits in a Starbucks on the eve of the first rehearsal of his stage adaptation of Don Quixote. There’s just one problem—he hasn’t written it. He hasn’t written anything in years, and his status as wunderkind playwright is quickly fading to has-been hack. But then—whether from a stroke of genius or a near-lethal dosage of caffeine and Xanax—Starbucks itself begins to transform, and the errant knight arises in this delightfully theatrical and hilarious retelling of Cervantes’ classic tale. Learn More
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  8. The Complete History of Theatre (abridged)

    The Complete History of Theatre (abridged)

    By Matt Thompson.

    Product Code: CR5000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 1w., up to 10 either gender.
    • 85 min.
    Theatrical greats William Shakespeare, Sarah Bernhardt and Constantine Stanislavsky lead a journey through the history of theatre. Explore Greek theatre, Kabuki, mime, the gladiators of Rome and speculation on the real author of Shakespeare’s plays. Finally, the cast realizes that the playwright hasn’t written an ending, and they have to ask the audience to help! This interactive farce keeps the audience in stitches at every turn! Learn More
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  9. Driving

    Driving

    By Werner Trieschmann.

    Product Code: DG8000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 1 to 16m., 4 to 19w., 15 either gender.
    • 30 min.
    Ginny is an almost 16-year-old-girl with straight As and a bright future in front of her, but learning how to drive appears to have stalled her on the side of the road. Instead of getting behind the wheel, she pins her hopes on computer-driven cars and oh-so-friendly ride-sharing services. Instead of being independent and free, Ginny is driven around by her angry, speeding mom or her goofy, slowpoke father. Will Ginny finally overcome her issues and start Driving? Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  10. No Room for a Picture on the Blank Wall

    No Room for a Picture on the Blank Wall

    By David R. Remschel.

    Product Code: N89000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 6m., 2w.
    • 85 min.
    Photographer Peter Bunther abruptly realizes that one of his oldest pictures has become invisible to him, as has any recollection of even taking it. Efforts to get to the bottom of Peter’s strange behavior are thwarted by “Memory Removal Company” members who, representing Peter’s growing dementia, proceed to figuratively and literally take apart his home and life, and Peter realizes that he will have to fight hardest for the person who means the most to him. Learn More
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