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  1. Complete History of Theatre (abridged) (One-Act Version) Cover CR8000

    The Complete History of Theatre (abridged) (One-Act Version)

    By Matt Thompson.

    Product Code: CR8000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 1w., up to 10 either gender.
    • 45 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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  2. Writers' Runaround WJ8000

    Writers' Runaround

    By Thomas Hischak

    Product Code: WJ8000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 2 to 9m., 2 to 9w.
    • 90 min.
    The literary world is turned upside down in these comic playlets. Jane Austen, Ernest Hemingway, Dorothy Parker and Oscar Wilde argue about Star Wars and Harry Potter in a sports bar; Homer confronts his agent about his new epic poem; Edgar Allan Poe and Emily Dickinson meet through a computer dating service; a contemporary couple encounters literary nonsense in a library; and some historians learn details about Shakespeare’s life by going through his trash. Learn More
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  3. 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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  4. The Last Oz Story

    The Last Oz Story

    Book and lyrics by David Meyers. Music by Scott Michal. Inspired by L. Frank Baum's novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

    Product Code: LK8000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 1m., 5w., 8 to 29+ either gender.
    • 120 min.
    There's a new witch in town—Peloros, the witchiest witch of them all—and since she arrived, things have gone completely haywire in Oz. Meanwhile, on the wrong side of the rainbow, a young woman is trying to convince anyone who will listen that she is Dorothy Gale, just like in the fairy tale. With time running out, Dorothy must find a way to help her friends in Oz before it's too late. But how? Learn More
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  5. Girls' Weekend

    Girls' Weekend

    By Karen Schaeffer.

    Product Code: GD6000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • College and Adult
    • 4m., 4w.
    • 90 min.
    Dot, Carol, Meg and Ellie travel to Dot's Northwoods cabin for a girls' weekend. Unknown to one another, Carol, Meg and Ellie each have a man hiding outside with a special porchlight signal planned for them to enter. The only obstacle is Dot, so they make sure they ply her with plenty of party favors, and Dot proceeds to pass out. The chaos comes to a head when Dot wakes up and discovers her girls' weekend is full of men! Learn More
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  6. Writer's Cramp (or How Will Shakespeare Got Into Show Biz)

    Writer's Cramp (or How Will Shakespeare Got Into Show Biz)

    By Larry Glaister.

    Product Code: WH6000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 5m., 2w.
    • 100 min.
    He was born in 1564, but historians lose track of Will Shakespeare until around 1590. This play gleefully jumps in to fill in the gaps of his so-called "lost years." Will is a 21-year-old dreamer, the father of three and quite jobless. His wife is distracted by the amorous attentions of their neighbor. Poverty, lust and gender confusion rock everyone's boat, but, in the end, fortune smiles on the aspiring young poet. Learn More
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  7. Psych

    Psych

    By Lisa Rowe.

    Product Code: PL4000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 4m., 2w., 1 either gender. (Several of the characters may have their genders reversed, if necessary.)
    • 140 min.
    Edward Baxter was a successful psychiatrist until he was framed for murder. Now on the run with an assumed identity and a suspicious new wife, his luck is running out. Edward seeks help from a fellow psychiatrist and a man with inner demons of his own. This play's humor is broad in scope including slapstick, wordplay and a bit of dark humor. Learn More
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  8. Kong's Night Out

    Kong's Night Out

    By Jack Neary.

    Product Code: K44000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 5m., 4w.
    • 100 min.
    This is the story of what happened in the hotel room next to the hotel room where Ann was whisked out of the bed and into the Manhattan night by King Kong. There's always a backstory. There are also mistaken identity, pies in the face, deceit, underhandedness and even a couple of romances. And every moment is meticulously coordinated with the events depicted in the 1933 movie. Learn More
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  9. Some Sweet Day

    Some Sweet Day

    By Flip Kobler and Cindy Marcus.

    Product Code: S1T000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 3m., 4w.
    • 100 min.
    Ever wish you could go back in time and fix your mistakes? In this full-throttle romantic comedy, one man is given the chance to do just that. Ken regrets losing the girl of his dreams 24 years ago. Now he's obsessed with building a machine that will take him back in time to fix his mistakes. When fate grants his wish, he finds himself 25 years in the past, but his younger self is just as stubborn and refuses to take advice from an old man. Learn More
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  10. The Pied Piper of Hamelin

    The Pied Piper of Hamelin

    Book and lyrics by Ric Averill. Music by Adrian Rees.

    Product Code: PL3000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 1w., 32 to 46+ either gender (doubling possible for smaller cast).
    • 50 min.
    Falstaff, a theatre cat, narrowly averts an all-out war by inviting the mean street rats and alley cats allies to join him to perform his own version of The Pied Piper of Hamelin. Mayhem ensues as Falstaff attempts to create believable performances from this raucous group. Learn More
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