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  1. Othello or Tracking the Green-eyed Monster

    Othello or Tracking the Green-eyed Monster

    Adapted by Nancy Linehan Charles. From Shakespeare.

    Product Code: O63000

    • Drama | Melodrama | Tragedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 8 to 11 principles plus as many soldiers and senators as desired.
    • 45 min.
    A mesmerizing tale of the good guy who takes a very wrong turn, and changes his life forever. The moral of the story, choose your friends wisely, and let go of false pride before it destroys you. Learn More
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  2. The Cay

    The Cay

    By Dr. Gayle Cornelison. From the book by Theodore Taylor.

    Product Code: C90000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m. (voices.)
    • 40 min.
    Eleven-year-old Phillip is rescued at sea and cared for by a huge, very old, black man named Timothy. Phillip learns that the color of one's skin does not determine a person's worth in the world. Learn More
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  3. 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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  4. Things Can Always Be Worse!

    Things Can Always Be Worse!

    By Lois Kipnis.

    Product Code: TB5000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 30 roles for a minimum of 8 actors. may be further expanded.
    • 45 min.
    Rich with Jewish tradition, this is the story of an argumentative family living in a tiny hut who, following a Rabbi's advice, bring their animals into the hut. Learn More
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  5. Do Not Go Gentle

    Do Not Go Gentle

    By Suzan Zeder.

    Product Code: D72000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 1m., 3w., 1 boy, 1 girl.
    • 40 min.
    After her death, Lillian discovers that she cannot "move on" until the rifts between her son and granddaughter are somehow mended. When Windsor and Kelly come home to settle her affairs, they discover that the walls of her house have been painted with wild murals. As they unravel secrets of the paintings, the two make astonishing discoveries about themselves and a special relationship between Lillian and a neighborhood child. Learn More
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  6. Uncool

    Uncool

    By Vin Morreale Jr.

    Product Code: U24000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Melodrama | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 6w., extras as desired.
    • 45 min.
    In this teen comedy, Jenny is part of the popular crowd that rules the school, while Beth is the new girl trying desperately to fit in. Together they must come to terms with what it means to be cool, what is uncool and why it is so important to simply be yourself. Issues of self-worth, mutual respect and tolerance of those who are different are explored against a backdrop of humorous teen-oriented dialogue that will leave audiences dizzy with laughter. Learn More
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  7. Seth's Anxiety

    Seth's Anxiety

    By Jay Thornton.

    Product Code: SB9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 5m., 14w., 5 m. or w., extras (doubling possible).
    • 40 min.
    Seth finds a cure for his anxiety at a school bus stop where he meets a girl who has experienced his same fears and pains. The realization that his anxieties are shared by others sends him to his first day of middle school with a confident smile. Learn More
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  8. Once, in the Time of Trolls

    Once, in the Time of Trolls

    By Sandra Fenichel Asher. Based on Norwegian folktales.

    Product Code: O28000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 4w. Expandable to 33 roles, plus extras.
    • 40 min.
    Katrina goes in search of her Prince, who is held captive by an evil Troll princess in a dreary castle east of the sun and west of the moon, and on the way she meets three wise women who share hilarious stories. Learn More
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  9. Goodbye Marianne

    Goodbye Marianne

    By Irene Kirstein Watts.

    Product Code: G98000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w., 1 boy, 2 girls, or 3 minimum (1m. 2w.) with doubling.
    • 45 min.
    A true story of the author's childhood experience of hope in a time of terror. Set in Nazi Germany in the days following the Night of Broken Glass. Learn More
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  10. Deep Blue Funk

    Deep Blue Funk

    By Arnold Aprill and Daniel B. Frank. Based on the book by Daniel B. Frank.

    Product Code: D62000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 1m., 4w. (expandable to 2 or more m., 9w.)
    • 45 min.
    This play presents the real life histories of urban teenage parents and portrays how these young people feel about becoming parents when they themselves are still growing up. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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