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  1. Antigone

    Antigone

    Adapted by Bonnie Roberts. Based on the play by Sophocles.

    Product Code: AK7000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 8m., 8w.
    • 45 min.

    A civil war has ended. Will there be peace or new rebellion? Each chorus member argues the side of one of the characters, hoping to bring peace to the war-torn land. Each individual faces the choice: should I do what I feel is right or stay silent and safe? This adaptation can be set anywhere there is civil strife—ancient Greece, modern America, a medieval castle, the inner city, the future, any time and place that speaks to you.

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    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  2. The Trojan Women

    The Trojan Women

    Adapted by Tonya Hays. Original music by Buddy Dubourg and Tonya Hays. Based on the play by Euripides.

    Product Code: TH9000

    • Tragedy
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 4m., 6w., Greek chorus and soldiers as desired.
    • 45 min.
    This anti-war play centers on Hecuba, the fallen queen of Troy, and her grief at the loss of her city and family at the close of the Trojan War, including Cassandra, Odysseus, Agamemnon and Helen of Troy. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  3. Boid & Oskar

    Boid & Oskar

    By Elizabeth Wong.

    Product Code: BA7000

    • Comedy | Drama | Tragedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Praise Groups
    • 2m., 2w. (plus many gender-neutral ensemble roles; may be done with 3m., 3 w. with doubling.)
    • 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
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  4. The Happy Prince

    The Happy Prince

    By Elizabeth Wong.

    Product Code: H82000

    • Comedy | Drama | Tragedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 5w. (plus 2 either gender, or 4m., 4w. with doubling, plus extras.)
    • 45 min.
    This spiritually compelling play tells the story of a migrating swallow who befriends a prince made of stone. Together, they learn the lessons of friendship and sacrifice. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  5. Phaedra

    Phaedra

    Adapted by I. E. Clark. Based on the play by Jean Racine.

    Product Code: PH7000

    • Tragedy
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 3m., 5w., extras.
    • 40 min.
    Adaptation of a Greek Tragedy. Phaedra confesses her love for her stepson causing a sequence of events that leads to catastrophe. Learn More
    $6.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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