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  1. Around the World in 80 Days AN5000

    Around the World in 80 Days

    Adapted by Mark Brown. From the novel by Jules Verne.

    Product Code: AN5000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 4m., 1w., may be expanded to 39 actors.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 90 min.
    Join fearless adventurer Phileas Fogg and his faithful manservant as they race to circle the globe in an unheard-of 80 days! But his every step is dogged by a detective who thinks he's a robber on the run. Danger, romance, and comic surprises abound in this whirlwind of a show as five actors portraying 39 characters traverse seven continents in this adaptation of one of the great adventures of all time. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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  2. The Wacky Horror Cyber Show WK7000

    The Wacky Horror Cyber Show

    By Finn Kobler.

    Product Code: WK7000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 2 to 8m., 2 to 16w., 4 to 13 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 60 min.
    A collection of surreal, occasionally morbid and definitively wacky (go figure) vignettes all showcasing the absurdity, spookiness and love that comes from the Halloween season. From Edgar Allan Poe having to face rewrites to existentially depressed pumpkins, this play has something for everybody—from silly to sweet to thought provoking. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  3. Christmas, Virtually

    Christmas, Virtually

    By Flip Kobler and Cindy Marcus.

    Product Code: CS7000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Satire
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 3 to 10m., 3 to 15w., 1 to 11 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 65 min.
    This online theatrical event is designed to be rehearsed and performed on Zoom. These 12 delightful scenes range in tone from sweet and silly to heartfelt to poignant. Dealing with life during the holidays, everyone can relate to what these characters are going through. From a famous reindeer in therapy because of his nose, to a soldier sending a holiday message home, to Hanukkah struggling to find meaning in the Christmas blitz, this show can be reordered, trimmed, cut and adapted to YOUR audience. Just because we can’t be together doesn’t mean we can’t have Christmas, Virtually. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  4. A Tale of Two Spectators

    A Tale of Two Spectators

    By Peter Manos.

    Product Code: TW8000

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

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 20 min.
    In a park, a man and a woman secretly watch their respective spouses carry on an affair. As time goes on we realize they have been meeting like this to watch their spouses for quite some time and have even developed something of a bond with each other, despite their predicament. And perhaps they have discovered a little more about themselves and their lives, as well. This show can be performed virtually or onstage. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  5. Beowulf (and the Bard) BM5000

    Beowulf (and the Bard)

    By Vidas Barzdukas and Christopher R. Bartlett.

    Product Code: BM5000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 3m., 1w., 7 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 90 min.
    This fun, frenetic and freewheeling farce updates the Old English poem about the warrior Beowulf and is told through the eyes of the epic’s writer, known only as “the bard.” In this version of the story, Beowulf is an out-of-shape prince, while the bard is a desperate poet struggling with a case of writer’s block. This retelling also introduces the bloodthirsty warrior princess Gunborg, whose quest to reach her heroic destiny is ignored by her overprotective father, the king. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  6. The Girl Who Swallowed a Cactus

    The Girl Who Swallowed a Cactus

    By Eric Coble.

    Product Code: GE5000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 1 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 60 min.
    The Girl Who Swallowed a Cactus is a whirlwind adventure about how we affect the environment and the animals with whom we share the planet, and how we take on the mission of saving the world from ourselves. A unique twist on traditional storytelling, where a bit of moonlight brings a menagerie of found objects to life, this original play shows the power of memory and imagination and will captivate and inspire audiences of all ages. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  7. Camelot and Camelittle CR9000

    Camelot and Camelittle

    By Stacey Lane.

    Product Code: CR9000

    • Comedy
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Community | TYA
    • 8 to 10m., 4 to 7w., 3 to 16 either gender. Extras as desired.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 90 min.
    Ruth dreams of being a Knight of the Round Table. But King Arthur and the other heroes laugh at her when she “battles” a lizard pretending to be a dragon. Humiliated, Ruth sets off to form her own queendom, bringing with her the lizard and a mule that she claims is a unicorn. Soon they are joined by a frog, a skunk and two kids; or are they an ogre, a wizard and knights? On their quest, they meet two evil sorcerers who have their own plan to outdo King Arthur. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  8. Reunited Shorts RE3000

    Reunited Shorts

    By Len Cuthbert.

    Product Code: RE3000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College | Community
    • 1 to 5m., 2 to 7w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 60 min.
    Reunited Shorts is an evening of theatre comprised of six unique short plays about reunions. They are about the awkward, humorous and emotional experience of humans coming together … again. The vignettes include Benched; The Gift Exchange; Table for Two Rendezvous; You, Me. Me, You.; delilah.; and Last Dance. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  9. This Is a Test (Online Theatre Edition)

    This Is a Test (Online Theatre Edition)

    By Stephen Gregg.

    Product Code: TW9000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School
    • 13 to 15 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 30 min.
    As the ticking clock reminds you, only 60 minutes remain to complete this oh-so-important predictor of your future. But you didn't get the review sheets, the teacher doesn't like you, and your classmates are blatantly cheating. Time passes and the voices in your head remind you that though you are having trouble with the test, your personal life is far, far worse. Then you reach the essay question. The good news—it's an opinion essay. The bad news—it's in Chinese. And things aren't going to get better! Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  10. Gretel! The Musical GE1000

    Gretel! The Musical

    Book by Jason Tremblay and Suzan Zeder. Music by Jenn Hartmann Luck. Lyrics by Jenn Hartmann Luck, Suzan Zeder and Jason Tremblay. Cello Arrangements by Nora Karakousoglou.

    Product Code: GE1000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 1 to 4m., 2 to 6w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 75 min.
    Before there was Hansel, there was Gretel! Based on the Russian origin story, this musical focuses on the girls and women at the center of Gretel’s quest to fetch the skull of undying light from Baba Yaga, one of the most fascinating witches of all time. On her journey, Gretel discovers the positive power of her anger, the comfort of her compassion, the gift of her grief, and the truth of her own birthright, as she teaches herself how to survive. Learn More
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