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  1. Selkie

    Selkie

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: SW7000

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

    Second Samuel

    By Pamela Parker.

    Product Code: S1F000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 7m., 4w.
    • 105 min.
    The death of one sweet old lady turns the small southern town of Second Samuel upside down, leaving everybody wondering if anything would ever be normal again! Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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  3. The Ash Girl Cover AA2000

    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
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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  4. 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
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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