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  1. The Wedding Intern's Farce WL2000

    The Wedding Intern's Farce

    By Jon Jory and Michael Bigelow Dixon.

    Product Code: WL2000

    • Farce
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 5m., 11w., 8 any gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 35 min.
    An intern at a wedding event center makes a terrible scheduling error by booking two weddings at the same time in the same place, and it causes all kinds of chaos. Adding to the ceremonial confusion are the wedding themes—superheroes and the musical Cats—and the fact that the two couples are utterly mismatched. Threatened with exile from the wedding event universe by her overbearing boss, the intern improvises madly—but can she rematch the star-crossed lovers in time to avert complete disaster while making a bold career move? Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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  2. The Audition

    The Audition

    By Matt Thompson.

    Product Code: AC6000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 1m., 2w., 4 either gender.

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    • 40 min.
    With stopwatch in hand, the exceptionally organized and time-conscious stage manager meticulously micromanages every minute of the Medea audition process for the local theatre. After dealing with some very colorful actors, the stage manager loses all patience, and we soon find out that one of the actors is not who he/she appears to be. This play is theatrical mayhem with a twist that will have you rolling in the aisles! Learn More
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  3. All I Really Need to Know I Learned by Being in a Bad Play

    All I Really Need to Know I Learned by Being in a Bad Play

    By Werner Trieschmann.

    Product Code: AC7000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 3m., 3w., 11 either gender, expandable.

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    • 40 min.
    Based on several disastrous theatrical experiences, this play examines the process of putting on a show that is less than good. We go from the audition—where the director is more worried about roast beef than paying attention to the warm-up exercise, and the neurotic cast pretends to be bacon—to rehearsals—where a passive-aggressive stage manager gives everyone grief. This bad play within a play won't win any awards, but will keep audiences in stitches. Learn More
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  4. Rumple Schmumple

    Rumple Schmumple

    By Megan Gogerty

    Product Code: R77000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • High School | College
    • 1m., 1w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 10 min.
    An eager queen is more than willing to give up her child to the fiendish Rumpelstiltskin. Learn More
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  5. Furry Tails With a Twist

    Furry Tails With a Twist

    By Jennifer Hickok DeFratis.

    Product Code: FB9000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College
    • 1m., 1w., or up to 8 (1m., 1w., 6 either gender).

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    • 45 min.
    Two actors accidentally scramble beloved fairy tales and perform "Goldilocks and the Three Wolves," "The Three Billy Trolls Gruff" and "The Three Little Bears." Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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  6. Skinflints and Scoundrels: Molière's Miser

    Skinflints and Scoundrels: Molière's Miser

    Translated, adapted and arranged by Suzan Zeder from The Miser by Molière.

    Product Code: SJ3000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • High School | College
    • 11m., 5w., with doubling 9m., 5w., expansion possible with inclusion of multiple courtiers.

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    • 40 min.
    This new translation and adaptation of Molière's classic comedy, The Miser, is set in the opulent court of King Louis XIV at the Palace of Versailles. Zeder takes us back to a time when this classic play was first conceived—when actors struggled to remember their newly minted lines and bits of business were improvised for the first time. In this raucous telling, she captures the comic power of this cautionary tale of misguided monetary mania and defines the priceless power of the creative artist and the alchemy of theatre. Learn More
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  7. All Out

    All Out

    By John Zodrow.

    Product Code: AA8000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Satire | Tragedy
    • College | Community
    • 6m., 4w., 6 to 7 extras.

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    • 30 min.
    To what extremes will the game show contestants go to win a prize of $100,000? This play is about lack of ethics and what people will do for money. Learn More
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  8. A Game

    A Game

    By Dennis E. Noble.

    Product Code: GB1000

    • Drama | Farce
    • High School | College
    • 4 either gender.

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    • 25 min.
    Three people accept an invitation to take part in an experiment—a game in which a small room is divided into three equal areas—one for each person. At intervals they recite a slogan: "This is my land. It is mine. It is beautiful, and it is mine." As the game progresses, we see the drive that makes each human want to possess more than his neighbors—a drive that causes hatred ... and starts wars. This play, which can be staged simply or with multimedia effects, combines fantastical elements of the "theatre of the absurd" with realistic aspects of the traditional theatre to produce a play with a powerful impact. Learn More
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  9. Brooding and Dangerous

    Brooding and Dangerous

    By Daniel Fenton.

    Product Code: B91000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • High School | College
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 45 min.
    Eccentric, outspoken Mrs. Getz wastes no time in pegging her new neighbor, Sid. And she's right. Young, ambitious Sid has been promised a new job at the local bank. Are things finally going to go right for Sid? Unfortunately, not anytime soon. Learn More
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  10. What You Will

    What You Will

    By James Zager.

    Product Code: W83000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • High School | College
    • 5m., 2w. (1 narrator which may be played by male or female.)

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    This contemporary version of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night uses pop culture to bring one of the Bard's best mixed-gender comedies to life, showing what happens to Viola when she finds herself shipwrecked and decides to disguise herself as her brother. Learn More
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