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  1. Selkie

    Selkie

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: SW7000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | TYA
    • 3m., 4w.

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    • 45 min.
    In Scotland, selkies transform into lasses on Midsummer's Eve and dance on the beach. This play chronicles the story of a 16-year-old who discovers a pelt that unlocks the mystery foretold. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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    The Ash Girl

    By Timberlake Wertenbaker.

    Product Code: AA2000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 4m., 8w., 9 either gender, doubling possible.

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    • 120 min.
    With her mother dead and her father away, Ashgirl lives with her stepmother and stepsisters. When the invitation to the ball arrives from the prince, Ashgirl finds the strength to go with the help of her friends, some of whom come from unexpected places. When she gets home, Ashgirl realizes that in order to regain the fleeting happiness she found in the arms of the prince, she must fight the monsters who have slithered and insinuated their way into her heart and mind. She must believe in herself for others to do so. Learn More
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  3. Wiley and the Hairy Man

    Wiley and the Hairy Man

    By Jack Stokes.

    Product Code: W66000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School
    • 2m., 1w., 3 either gender.
    • 35 min.
    Like Aesop's fables, Wiley and the Hairy Man is drawn from native folk wisdom. "Outwit the Hairy Man three times, and he won't scare you ever again," says Mammy. Trembling, Wiley sets out for the woods, prepared to confront the Hairy Man; he looks fear in the face and outwits it. The adventures are presented in lyric poetry and mime. The actors become the woods, the cabin, and all the props, making Wiley imaginative and easy to mount. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

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  4. Charlotte's Web C63000

    Charlotte's Web

    Adapted by Joseph Robinette. Based on the book by E.B. White.

    Product Code: C63000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 6 actors.

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    • 50 min.

    This is a special 50-minute version of the play with a small tourable cast. The most enchanting characters are here: Wilbur, Fern, Templeton and, most of all, the extraordinary spider, Charlotte, who proves to be “a true friend and a good writer.” This is a beautiful, knowing play about friendship that will give your actors a great opportunity and your audience an evening of enchantment. 

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    $11.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $105/perf

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  5. This Is a Test Cover T73000

    This Is a Test

    By Stephen Gregg.

    Product Code: T73000

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

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    • 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
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  6. The Girl Who Was Asked to Turn Blue

    The Girl Who Was Asked to Turn Blue

    By Ev Miller.

    Product Code: G47000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • large, flexible.

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    • 35 min.
    Tracey Logan, a girl of 16, finds herself unexpectedly in a world where everyone is blue. Tracey learns that they evolved through a period of time that was similar to our society. She is told that she, too, must turn blue in order to fit into this blue society. She must decide whether to maintain her individuality and become an outcast or to turn blue and become accepted by the others. Learn More
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  7. Flowers For Algernon One-Act Cover F28000

    Flowers for Algernon

    Adapted by David Rogers. From the classic novel by Daniel Keyes.

    Product Code: F28000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 4m., 1w. (one of the male roles may be played by a woman.)
    • 35 min.
    This is the approved one-act cutting of the compelling story of Charlie, a mentally retarded man, and the strange interweaving of his life with that of Algernon, a mouse. Experimental surgery has been performed on Algernon increasing his intelligence fourfold. The operation is tried on Charlie, who rapidly changes from a moron to a genius. As Charlie approaches the peak of his brilliance, Algernon shows frightening symptoms of regression. The play becomes a race against time in which Charlie tries to keep his new intelligence long enough to save himself. Learn More
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  8. 1984 Cover N15000

    1984

    Adapted by Robert Owens, Wilton E. Hall Jr. and William A. Miles Jr. From the novel by George Orwell.

    Product Code: N15000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 14 actors.
    • 95 min.

    This authorized stage adaptation is true to the novel in which Orwell depicts with great power the horrors of man's fate in a society where Big Brother is always watching—where everything that is not prohibited is compulsory. As your cast presents the play, you will be participating in a theatrical event that is both powerful and disturbingly provocative.

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    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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  9. I Never Saw Another Butterfly

    I Never Saw Another Butterfly

    By Celeste Raspanti.

    Product Code: I33000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School
    • 2m., 2w., extras.

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    • 40 min.
    This is a beautiful and moving one-act play based on the poetry created in a concentration camp by the Jewish children of Prague. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  10. Oh, What a Tangled Web

    Oh, What a Tangled Web

    By John R. Carroll.

    Product Code: O11000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • Middle School | High School
    • 4m., 4w.

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    • 30 min.
    On an impulse, a young girl makes up a story, and the complications that result from it are extremely funny. Suddenly needing an excuse, the girl fumbles for a moment and then blurts out that there has been a death in the family. Actually, the only thing wrong in this family is that the cat is missing. In any case, people start coming over to express their concern and sympathy. The parents think they're referring to the missing cat and the hilarious complications just continue to multiply! Learn More
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