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  1. An Open and Shut Case

    An Open and Shut Case

    By John Mattera.

    Product Code: A24000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Melodrama | Satire | Tragedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 5m., 5w.
    • 35 min.
    Young, handsome Harold married the elderly, wheelchair-ridden Elizabeth for her money. Now Harold plans to murder her and inherit all that money, hiring a nurse, a housekeeper and a cook to help him with the job. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  2. Babes in Gangland or The Godmother

    Babes in Gangland or The Godmother

    By Dutton Foster.

    Product Code: B69000

    • Farce | Melodrama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 5m., 4w. (may be done with 3m., 6w., or 4m., 5w.)
    • 35 min.
    This melodramatic farce, marked by puns, double entendres, asides to the audience, and other absurdities, is a comic tour de force. A perfect contest one-act with no elaborate set requirements. Learn More
    $7.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  3. Bernice Bobs Her Hair

    Bernice Bobs Her Hair

    Dramatized by D.D. Brooke. Based on the story by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

    Product Code: B50000

    • Comedy | Melodrama
    • Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 7m., 6w., extras.
    • 35 min.
    Bernice is an insecure young woman who gains popularity with help from her cousin Marjorie. When Bernice wins Yale man Warren away from Marjorie, Marjorie exacts a terrible revenge. Bernice, learning from the experience, turns the tables in a surprise ending. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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  4. Book Keeping

    Book Keeping

    Product Code: B82000

    • Comedy | Drama | Melodrama
    • College and Adult
    • 1m., 1w.
    • 15 min.
    Edwin and Phyllis have been married for 40 years when he decides to keep a diary of women who have attracted his fancy. Learn More
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  5. The Falling Moon

    The Falling Moon

    By David Koren.

    Product Code: F55000

    • Comedy | Drama | Melodrama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 5m., 6w. (can expand to include up to 14 other actors.)
    • 45 min.
    The king and his sons learn the moon is falling from the sky from terrible sadness over their constant warfare. When confronted with the destruction of the entire planet, they agree to embark on a whirlwind journey to appease the moon. Learn More
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  6. The Fourth Wise Man

    The Fourth Wise Man

    Book by Joy Chaitin, Sarah Stevens and Marilyn D. Anderson. Music arranged by Joy Chaitin and Sarah Stevens-Estabrook. Based on The Story of the Other Wise Man by Henry Van Dyke.

    Product Code: F09000

    • Melodrama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages) | Praise Groups
    • 10 to 20m., 10 to 20w.
    • 30 min.
    Musical version of the tale of the fourth wiseman, who chooses to help others rather than give his gifts to the baby Jesus, thereby learning the true meaning of Christ-like love at the first Christmas. Learn More
    $7.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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  7. Frankenstein

    Frankenstein

    By John Mattera and Stephen Barrows.

    Product Code: F31000

    • Drama | Melodrama | Tragedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 5m., 1w. (1 creature.)
    • 35 min.
    This version of the classic thriller catches the essence of Mary Shelley's novel and builds to a climax with an unexpected twist. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  8. Gunslinger Motel

    Gunslinger Motel

    By Erik Ramsey

    Product Code: G66000

    • Drama | Melodrama
    • College and Adult
    • 2m.
    • 10 min.
    Dick and Rusty play out a romantic gun-totin' fantasy of the Old West. Learn More
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  9. Local Celebrities

    Local Celebrities

    By Todd McCullough.

    Product Code: LB4000

    • Drama | Melodrama
    • College and Adult
    • 5m., 1w., 1 either gender
    • 40 min.
    A middle-aged, alcoholic weatherman struggles with his job, his daughter, and heavy rain. Learn More
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  10. Macbeth: A Kid's Cautionary Tale Concerning Greed, Power, Mayhem and Other Current Events

    Macbeth: A Kid's Cautionary Tale Concerning Greed, Power, Mayhem and Other Current Events

    Adapted by Nancy Linehan Charles. From Shakespeare.

    Product Code: MB8000

    • Comedy | Drama | Melodrama | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • large and flexible. A minimum of 15 actors, expandable to include all. Storytellers, witches, messengers and soldiers are perfect for gender-blind casting.
    • 45 min.
    Macbeth and his lady covet the riches and crown, while witches, ghosts, kings and soldiers battle for good vs. evil. Macbeth, with his dry, forward attitude speaks poorly to the witches, which does not help him in the least. Learn More
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