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

Welcome to Dramatic Publishing!

Click to view an important COVID-19 messagePlease note that due to precautions being taken some orders may be delayed and shipping times are not guaranteed. Please note our summer hours: Monday - Thursday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm and Friday, 8:30 am - 2:30 pm CST. 

Musicals

Currently Filtered by:
  1. Remove This Item Sub-theme: Black
Filter By
Category
  1. New In Print (4)
  2. Full Length Plays (20)
  3. One Act Plays (7)
  4. UIL Approved Titles (3)
  5. Musicals (8)
  6. Musicals with Accompaniment CDs (2)
  7. Digital Scripts (13)
  8. Livestream Titles (25)

Filter By

Target Audience
  1. Young Audiences (3)
  2. Middle School (4)
  3. High School (7)
  4. College and Adult (5)
  5. Family (all ages) (6)
  6. Senior Adults (1)
  7. Praise Groups (1)
Themes
  1. Culture (4)
  2. Entertainment (3)
  3. Relationship/Family (1)
  4. Religion (3)
  5. School Issues (1)
  6. Holiday (1)
  7. World Issues (1)
Sub-theme
  1. Black (8)
  2. Music (4)
  3. Christianity (3)
  4. Teaching (1)
  5. Christmas (1)
  6. Prejudice (1)
  7. Racial Issues (1)
Genre
  1. Comedy (1)
  2. Drama (7)
Sub-genre
  1. Biographical (3)
  2. Mystery/Murder Mystery (1)
  3. Historical (1)
Performing Group
  1. Elementary School (1)
  2. Middle School (1)
  3. High School (4)
  4. College Theatre (7)
  5. Community Theatre (8)
  6. Professional Theatre (6)
  7. TYA (2)
  8. Touring Group (2)
  9. Praise Group (1)
Approx. Run Time (minutes)
50m 110m 50m to 110m
Total Cast Size
2 100 2 to 100
Female Cast Members
1 29 1 to 29
Male Cast Members
1 26 1 to 26

8 Item(s)

per page

List  Grid 

  1. Ruby: The Story of Ruby Bridges

    Ruby: The Story of Ruby Bridges

    By Christina M. Ham. Music by Gary Rue.

    Product Code: RD8000

    • Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | Community
    • 11 to 16m., 11 to 20w., 5 to 9 either gender.

      Limited Streaming Rights Available

    • 55 min.
    In 1960, 6-year-old Ruby became the first black child to attend an all-white elementary school in New Orleans. When the white families learned of Ruby’s enrollment, they pulled their children from her class, leaving Ruby and her teacher the only ones in the classroom for the school year. Her family watched helplessly as federal marshals escorted Ruby to school each day past protesters jeering and threatening her life. This musical explores a little girl’s unbeatable courage in the face of adversity. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  2. Texas in Paris

    Texas in Paris

    By Alan Govenar.

    Product Code: TU9000

    • Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 1m., 1w.

      Limited Streaming Rights Available

    • 80 min.
    In this true story, a white man and a black woman from Texas are brought together to sing together in France. They are apprehensive of each other, but once in Paris, a dialogue emerges that could never have happened in their isolated worlds in the United States. They struggle with preconceptions but forge a surprising spiritual bond that transforms their onstage performance and their lives. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  3. Mr. Chickee's Funny Money

    Mr. Chickee's Funny Money

    Music and lyrics by Lamont Dozier and Paris Dozier. Book by David Ingber. Based on the novel Mr. Chickee's Funny Money by Christopher Paul Curtis. Orchestrations and arrangements by Brian Usifer.

    Product Code: MP3000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 5 to 6m., 2 to 4w., 1 either gender.

      No Livestream Rights Available

    • 75 min.
    Ten-year-old Steven, a self-proclaimed spy and president of the Flint Future Detectives Club, is asked to unlock the secret behind a mysterious bill. With his pals, Steven discovers family, friends, imagination and determination are the true keys to success. This all new rhythm and blues musical grooves to original songs by Motown legend Lamont Dozier and his son Paris. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  4. Blind Lemon Blues

    Blind Lemon Blues

    Created by Alan Govenar and Akin Babatunde.

    Product Code: BE1000

    • Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 3m., 3w., extras as desired.

      Limited Streaming Rights Available

    • 110 min.
    This 110-minute musical celebrates the legacy of Blind Lemon Jefferson and his profound influence upon the development of American popular music. Jefferson was a blind street musician until a Paramount Records scout discovered him. Learn More
    $39.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  5. Blind Lemon Blues

    Blind Lemon Blues

    Created by Alan Govenar and Akin Babatunde.

    Product Code: BE2000

    • Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 3m., 3w., extras as desired.

      Limited Streaming Rights Available

    • 50 min.
    This 50-minute musical celebrates the legacy of Blind Lemon Jefferson and his profound influence upon the development of American popular music. Jefferson was a blind street musician who played his guitar at the corner of Elm Street and Central Avenue in the Deep Ellum area of Dallas, Texas, until a Paramount Records scout discovered him. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  6. A Midnight Cry: The Underground Railroad to Freedom

    A Midnight Cry: The Underground Railroad to Freedom

    By James DeVita. Musical selections and arrangements by Josh Schmidt. Additional selections and arrangements by Sheri Williams Panell.

    Product Code: ME2000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 8m., 6w. (plus 3 either gender. Extras as desired. May be doubled to 5m, 3w.)
    • 90 min.
    This moving historical drama is inspired by the true story of a young girl's journey to freedom through the Underground Railroad. Leaving behind the only life she knows, she embarks on a dangerous journey out of slavery. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  7. Black Nativity B72000

    Black Nativity

    The Christmas story in dialogue, narrative, pantomime, gospel song and folk spirituals—the unique creation of the poet and playwright Langston Hughes. Optional music arranged by Aaron Robinson.

    Product Code: B72000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • variable.

      No Livestream Rights Available

    • 50 min.
    The traditional Christmas story told through dialogue, narrative and pantomime allows the freedom to add the music of your choice (from gospel songs, spirituals and traditional carols to your own original compositions) and dance. This thrilling holiday piece will have your audiences on their feet! Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  8. Steal Away Home

    Steal Away Home

    Adapted by Aurand Harris. From the novel by Jane Kristof. Music by Carolyn Geer.

    Product Code: SW1000

    • Drama
    • College | Community
    • 9m., 4w., with doubling, or up to 30+ (20m., 4w., 6+ either gender).

      Livestream Rights Available

      Contact our customer service department to order or for more information.
    • 60 min.
    Two young slave boys escape from a South Carolina plantation. With the help of many good people, both black and white, they make their way north to join their freed father in Pennsylvania. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More

8 Item(s)

per page

List  Grid