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  1. Romeo and Juliet or The Old "You-Know-I-Really-Love-You-But-My-Father-Really-Hates-You" Blues

    Romeo and Juliet or The Old "You-Know-I-Really-Love-You-But-My-Father-Really-Hates-You" Blues

    By Nancy Linehan Charles. From William Shakespeare

    Product Code: R74000

    • Drama | Melodrama | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | TYA
    • 4m., 4w. (plus 21 either gender.)
    • 45 min.
    No one can remember why Romeo and Juliet's families hate one another, but the feud continues on. Tracking the star-crossed lovers, and the downward spiral of a courtship to its horrible conclusion, the story tellers fire off comments of premature marriage. Learn More
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  2. 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.
    • 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
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  3. The Dinosaur Play

    The Dinosaur Play

    By Steve and Kathy Hotchner.

    Product Code: D17000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | Professional
    • 2m., 2w. (1 either gender.)
    • 45 min.
    Entering the last age of the dinosaurs, the children gather around an egg and help it hatch. Making friends with a rough triceratops, they protect the newly formed family, and defeat the hungry T-Rex. Learn More
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  4. Nathan The Nervous

    Nathan The Nervous

    By O.B. Rozell.

    Product Code: N75000

    • Comedy
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School
    • 4m., 5w., flexible.
    • 30 min.
    A nervous king is thwarted in his efforts at courtship by his domineering mother until a change in his personality occurs. Learn More
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  5. Ring Of Lead

    Ring Of Lead

    Adapted by Ken Pickering. From Rev. Sabine Baring-Gould's short story The Leaden Ring.

    Product Code: RC2000

    • Drama | Melodrama
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 2m., 3w.
    • 25 min.
    Based on a short story by Sabine Baring-Gould. A young woman endures the memory of a suitor who committed suicide and is ultimately trapped by his revenge. Learn More
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  6. The Haunted Carousel

    The Haunted Carousel

    By Ruth Angell Purkey.

    Product Code: HD2000

    • Drama
    • High School | College
    • 6m., 8w.
    • 30 min.
    Perhaps there are dimensions in time, mysterious and unexplored, where the past moves into the present and back again, revolving like the spinning of a carousel. This is the theme of this drama, which centers on the polar bear of a carousel where a woman left her little boy in the 1890s. He disappeared and she has spent her entire life looking for him. Learn More
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  7. The Magic Well

    The Magic Well

    By Herman Ammann.

    Product Code: ML3000

    • Comedy
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | TYA
    • 4 to 8m., 6 to 10w.
    • 35 min.
    Here is another delicious mixture of fairyland fantasy and modern social realism. King Cole is un-merry because he has three daughters of marriageable age—and no prospective sons-in-law to take them off his hands. A professional hunter comes to rid the kingdom of a dragon, but the local environmentalist thinks dragons should be protected as an endangered species. There's a well with magic powers and a frog. An Old Hag is troubled with inflation—the price of lizard tongues has gone out of sight! There is humor in the villagers' reactions to all this. Learn More
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  8. Twinderella or, en Espanol, Gemelarela

    Twinderella or, en Espanol, Gemelarela

    By Jerome McDonough and Betty Alderete.

    Product Code: TS4000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • Middle School | High School
    • 9m., 12w., extras.
    • 40 min.
    If you think Cinderella had problems, just take a look at this play. It's a merry mix-up of two sets of twins who get separated and lose track of each other. Everything changes when the siblings are reunited at the Prince Charmin's party. Learn More
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