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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.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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  2. Boid & Oskar

    Boid & Oskar

    By Elizabeth Wong.

    Product Code: BA7000

    • Comedy | Drama | Tragedy
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School
    • 2m., 2w. (plus many gender-neutral ensemble roles; may be done with 3m., 3 w. with doubling.) Multicultural cast suggested.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    Inspired by Oscar Wilde's The Happy Prince,this play is a hip, humorous and heartwarming parable about sacrifice and the lessons of true friendship. Prince Oskar is the spirit of a shiny, red, classic Corvette convertible—without a care in the world. But, placed as a monument high above the city, he alone sees the suffering below—a young girl conflicted by feelings of inferiority, a young boy without a home living in the streets, a writer who has lost the desire to write. With the help of a wise-cracking sparrow named Boid, the prince makes it his mission to help the townspeople. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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  3. 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  4. The Fourth Wise Man F09000

    The Fourth Wise Man

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

    Product Code: F09000

    • Melodrama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School
    • 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
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  5. The Red Rose

    The Red Rose

    By le Clanche du Rand. Based upon Beauty and the Beast.

    Product Code: R42000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College | Professional
    • 2m., 1w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    This play is an innovative, entertaining, and emotionally relevant treatment of the Beauty and the Beast theme for modern audiences using marks, mime and sound. Thematically it concerns itself with what lies below the apparent surfaces of people and events, as well as with the journey of learning how to love. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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  6. It's Sad, So Sad When an Elf Goes Bad

    It's Sad, So Sad When an Elf Goes Bad

    By Jerome McDonough.

    Product Code: ID3000

    • Comedy
    • Elementary School | Middle School
    • 12+ actors, either gender, flexible.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 35 min.
    A misfit elf and retired reindeer plot revenge on Santa, but discover others can be hurt by their actions. Learn More
    $7.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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  7. The Christmas Dream

    The Christmas Dream

    Adapted by I. E. Clark. Based on a poem by Edwin Markham.

    Product Code: CL3000

    • Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School
    • 3m., 3w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 20 min.
    A humble cobbler awaits a visit from the Lord as told to him in a dream, while several unexpected guests stop by his home. Learn More
    $7.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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