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  1. The Tale of La Llorona as Told by Consuelo Chavez TX5000

    The Tale of La Llorona as Told by Consuelo Chavez

    By José Casas.

    Product Code: TX5000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | Community | TYA
    • 2m., 3w., 1 to 2 any gender.

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    • 35 min.
    A group of lifelong friends who are also eighth graders prepare for what they believe is their final time celebrating Halloween together. Unfortunately, the weather is undermining their trick-or-treating plans. The friends reveal they are afraid that going to high school will break up their group. As a distraction, they begin to tell scary stories. When one story becomes more real than imagined, they realize the experiences they’ve shared connect them all together, and they are determined to remain friends for life. Learn More
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  2. Clever Rachel

    Clever Rachel

    By Moses Goldberg.

    Product Code: CQ9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | TYA
    • 3m., 3w.

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    • 45 min.
    Rachel has a reputation as a clever girl who can figure out answers to the most challenging riddles. But the traditional roles of men and women don't allow for women to be intellectuals. When Jacob, the smartest boy in town, challenges her to a contest of wits, somehow they both win and find something that neither had before—a friend. Learn More
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  3. Aunt Leaf

    Aunt Leaf

    By Barbara Wiechmann.

    Product Code: AF7000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | TYA
    • 3 actors, gender flexible. Expansion possible.

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    • 40 min.
    It is 1910. An 11-year-old girl is sent into the woods by her widowed great-aunt to look for the ghost of her dead husband. The girl brings back made up stories to cheer up the old woman and soon comes to believe her own stories are true. The shared adventure, both dangerous and hopeful, serves as a dual passage for the child into adolescence and the old woman into a more peaceful death. Learn More
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  4. Selkie

    Selkie

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: SW7000

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

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    • 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
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  5. Two Marys, Five Jacks and One Very Big Shoe

    Two Marys, Five Jacks and One Very Big Shoe

    From Mother Goose for very young audiences. Adapted by Joey Madia.

    Product Code: TJ8000

    • Comedy
    • Professional | TYA
    • 1m., 1w.
    • 40 min.
    Using the help of the audience, Wee Willie Winkie and Mary Quite Contrary act out the rhymes of Mother Goose to entertain their siblings who all happen to be the children of the Old Lady Who Lived in a Shoe. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  6. Things Can Always Be Worse!

    Things Can Always Be Worse!

    By Lois Kipnis.

    Product Code: TB5000

    • Comedy
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Professional | TYA
    • 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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  7. Aesop's Clinic

    Aesop's Clinic

    By John Tissot.

    Product Code: AG3000

    • Comedy
    • Elementary School | Middle School | TYA
    • 1m., 7 either gender.
    • 30 min.
    This title suggests how Aesop happened to write his famous fables. Lively, colorful characters (two foxes, a crow, a tortoise, a hare and two moles) come to Aesop to tell about their adventures: the tortoise and the hare had a race, the fox tried to reach some grapes high on a vine but failed, and so on. The adventures become the fables that we all love so well. Learn More
    $7.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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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
    • Middle School | High School | College | Professional | TYA
    • 2m., 4w. Expandable to 33 roles, plus extras.

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    • 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. Hucklebee and the Rhyming Mountain

    Hucklebee and the Rhyming Mountain

    By Wil Denson.

    Product Code: H61000

    • Comedy | Satire
    • Middle School | College | TYA
    • 2m., 2w. (7m. Or w.)
    • 45 min.
    Hucklebee is rudely awakened and ordered to begin the journey of his life: the journey up Rhyming Mountain, where he meets characters like Stuffy Steadfast and Busy-Does-It, and the Wise Rhymer. Learn More
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  10. The Tolstoy Story Play

    The Tolstoy Story Play

    By V. Glasgow Koste.

    Product Code: T84000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce
    • Middle School | High School | TYA
    • Flexible.

      Limited Livestream Rights Available

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    • 40 min.
    Inspired by Tolstoy's tellings of Russian folktales a century ago, this play is an ideal ensemble piece with a fresh blend of vaudeville, commedia, realism, farce and poetry. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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