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  1. 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
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | Community
    • 8 to 25m., 8 to 25w., expandable, extras as desired.

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    • 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  2. Atypical Boy

    Atypical Boy

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: AK1000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 2 to 3m., 1 to 3w., 1 to 4 or more either gender.

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    • 60 min.
    In a fantastical world (not entirely unlike our own) where "conformity is compulsory," one boy cannot conform. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  3. The Excuser

    The Excuser

    By Werner Trieschmann.

    Product Code: E62000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • Middle School | High School
    • 15 to 20 roles, either gender.

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    • 40 min.
    This play is about a reality show led by billionaire (millionaire?) Clump, who has good hair, and in which a mixed bag of contestants compete in a storage room--no, boardroom-- and are sent home with the trademark, "That's no excuse!" Learn More
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  4. At the Frog Fountain

    At the Frog Fountain

    By Werner Trieschmann.

    Product Code: AF4000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 3m., 4w., 8 to 20 either gender.

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    • 40 min.
    A bustling college campus has impressive classrooms and other attractive features, but the Frog Fountain, which hasn't seen a live frog in ages, isn't one of them. There is a rumor the college is going to tear it down, but it is the scene of love, breakups, arguments, fraternity antics, anguish, mystery and where an band tries to enter the rough world of rock bands that don't happen to be talented. Learn More
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  5. Quixote

    Quixote

    Inspired by Miguel de Cervantes' Don Quixote de la Mancha. Book by Flip Kobler and Cindy Marcus. Music by Dennis Poore. Lyrics by Flip Kobler.

    Product Code: QD5000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 4m., 10w., 11 either gender. May be doubled to a cast of 13 or expanded to up to 50.

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    • 80 min.
    Feeling pressured to fit in, Alonzo Quijana, dreams of a better time, when one man could change the course of tomorrow. With the fragile line of popularity, the very thin grasp of sanity, could making the world a better place come from one lone voice in the crowd? Learn More
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  6. 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
    • Middle School | High School | Community | TYA
    • 2m., 2w., 11 either gender.

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    • 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
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  7. Animal Farm Cover AB6000

    Animal Farm

    Adapted by Ian Wooldridge from the book by George Orwell.

    Product Code: AB6000

    • Drama | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 6 to 12 either gender. Expandable.
    • 90 min.
    The animals on a farm drive out their master and take over and run the farm for themselves. The experiment is successful, except that someone has to take the deposed farmer's place. Leadership devolves upon the pigs, which are cleverer than the rest of the animals. Unfortunately, their character is not equal to their intelligence. This dramatization remains faithful to the book's plot and intent and retains both its affection for the animals and the incisiveness of its message. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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  8. Macbeth: A Kid's Cautionary Tale Concerning Greed, Power, Mayhem and Other Current Events

    Macbeth: A Kid's Cautionary Tale Concerning Greed, Power, Mayhem and Other Current Events

    Adapted by Nancy Linehan Charles. From Shakespeare.

    Product Code: MB8000

    • Comedy | Drama | Melodrama | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | TYA
    • 15+ either gender, expandable to include all.

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    • 45 min.
    This dramatic adaptation, sprinkled with comedic commentary, is a winner for elementary, middle, and early high school. Shakespeare's Scottish tragedy is told within a lively and humorous story-theatre frame. Macbeth and his Lady covet the crown while witches, ghosts, kings and soldiers sweep across the landscape, carving out the battle between good and evil. Shakespeare characters speak the Bard's words, while storytellers fill in plot and comment wryly on the escalating action. Learn More
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  9. Uncool

    Uncool

    By Vin Morreale Jr.

    Product Code: U24000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Melodrama | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | TYA
    • 3m., 6w., extras as desired.

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    • 45 min.
    In this teen comedy, Jenny is part of the popular crowd that rules the school, while Beth is the new girl trying desperately to fit in. Together they must come to terms with what it means to be cool, what is uncool and why it is so important to simply be yourself. Issues of self-worth, mutual respect and tolerance of those who are different are explored against a backdrop of humorous teen-oriented dialogue that will leave audiences dizzy with laughter. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  10. An Open and Shut Case

    An Open and Shut Case

    By John Mattera.

    Product Code: A24000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Melodrama | Satire | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 5m., 5w.

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    • 35 min.
    Young, handsome Harold is married to elderly, wheelchair-ridden Elizabeth because of that age-old attraction—money. So naturally, Harold plans to murder her and inherit all that glorious money. He convinces Elizabeth that he can no longer tend to the big house by himself, and she reluctantly agrees to let him hire the people he claims are so urgently needed: a nurse/companion, a housekeeper, a cook and a groundskeeper. Who-done-it? Your audience will be shocked when they finally find out the answer. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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