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  1. In the Tank

    In the Tank

    By Rosemary Frisino Toohey. Translation by Gustavo Ott.

    Product Code: IF8000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School
    • 2m. or 2w., or 1m., 1w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 25 min.
    Two lobsters find themselves in the tank of a seafood restaurant: one plays dead to avoid being chosen, and the other is philosophical, wondering what the point of living is if you are always acting dead. Learn More
    $39.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  2. Future, Here Cover FG1000

    Future, Here

    By Jeremy F. Richter.

    Product Code: FG1000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 5 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 40 min.
    Welcome to Future, an unincorporated village monitored by Society and populated by five randomly selected children. It is driven by a national effort to develop “appropriately adapted young citizens.” They are constantly fed a steady stream of news and pop culture on their smartphones and meet daily to share what they’ve learned. Having lived in Future for 12 years, the residents are now 18, and today is their last day together, their final meeting before they learn of their next residence outside of Future. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  3. In the Tank

    In the Tank

    By Rosemary Frisino Toohey.

    Product Code: I90000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School
    • 2m. or 2w., or 1m., 1w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 25 min.
    Two lobsters find themselves in the tank of a seafood restaurant: one plays dead to avoid being chosen, and the other is philosophical, wondering what the point of living is if you are always acting dead. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  4. Last Minute

    Last Minute

    By Barry Kornhauser

    Product Code: LC4000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 2m., 2w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 10 min.
    A narrator and three musicians go through a timed piece consisting of seven minute-long scenes. Learn More
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  5. 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
    • Middle School | High School | TYA
    • 15+ either gender, expandable to include all.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    This dramatic adaptation, sprinkled with comedic commentary, is a winner for elementary, middle, and early high school. Shakespeare's Scottish tragedy is told within a lively and humorous story-theatre frame. Macbeth and his Lady covet the crown while witches, ghosts, kings and soldiers sweep across the landscape, carving out the battle between good and evil. Shakespeare characters speak the Bard's words, while storytellers fill in plot and comment wryly on the escalating action. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  6. Totally RED!

    Totally RED!

    By Dinah Toups.

    Product Code: TS6000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School
    • 3m., 2w., with doubling, or up to 30+ (10m., 7w., 9+ either gender). Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available
    • 30 min.
    This is a unique and fun retelling of the classic battle of wit and deception as told in the beloved fairy tale of Little Red Riding Hood. We meet Red (who is nobody's fool) and the wolf (who tries to be cool) and granny—well, sometimes she's left in the dark! These lively roles are great for teen and young adult actors. Totally RED! begins with a humorous version in storybook theatre style. The story continues with three to five minute retellings of sections within the tale, told in multiple styles. This play is as much fun for the performers as it is for the audience. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  7. Requiem

    Requiem

    By Jerome McDonough.

    Product Code: RB8000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 12 to 15 actors, flexible.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 35 min.
    The call to war is relentless and takes nearly everyone until a mother deprives them of more fodder for their killing machine. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  8. Stages

    Stages

    By Jerome McDonough.

    Product Code: SZ7000

    • Drama | Farce
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 10+ either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 35 min.
    A play within a play in various styles throughout theatre history. Rehearsal is conducted as an exasperated director and stage manager attempt to deal with an ever-changing script. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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