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  1. The Red Rose

    The Red Rose

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

    Product Code: R42000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 1w.
    • 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
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  2. The Truly Remarkable Puss-in-Boots

    The Truly Remarkable Puss-in-Boots

    By Patricia Clapp.

    Product Code: T51000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School
    • 2m., 5w.
    • 45 min.
    Following the original fairy tale, this play presents an arrogant, swaggering Puss who struts though a series of adventures which give his young master position, riches and a happily-ever-after curtain. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  3. A Toby Show

    A Toby Show

    By Aurand Harris.

    Product Code: TN9000

    • Farce | Melodrama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 4w., plus extras for vaudeville entr'actes.
    • 30 min.
    A Toby Show brings back to the stage an American folk character of Toby, a country bumpkin who through naiveté, honesty and homespun humor outwits the city slickers. Toby is a great role for an energetic actor. The play is a colorful segment of American drama. This farce melodrama recreates with traditional situations and stock characters through jokes and stage business. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  4. Hoppily Ever After

    Hoppily Ever After

    By Mary Ahl.

    Product Code: H29000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School
    • 5m., 5w.
    • 30 min.
    Set in Fairyland long ago, the king and queen of Mogdnik can't stand the constant bickering of their three sons, so the King orders them to find brides and go! Learn More
    $39.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  5. The Wind in the Willows

    The Wind in the Willows

    Adapted by Moses Goldberg. Based on the book by Kenneth Grahame.

    Product Code: WD2000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Family (all ages)
    • 10+ either gender.
    • 45 min.
    Toad, the rich playboy of the animal kingdom, lands in jail and returns to find his elegant mansion in shambles. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  6. Flowers For Algernon One-Act Cover F28000

    Flowers for Algernon

    Adapted by David Rogers. From the classic novel by Daniel Keyes.

    Product Code: F28000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 4m., 1w. (one of the male roles may be played by a woman.)
    • 35 min.
    This is the approved one-act cutting of the compelling story of Charlie, a mentally retarded man, and the strange interweaving of his life with that of Algernon, a mouse. Experimental surgery has been performed on Algernon increasing his intelligence fourfold. The operation is tried on Charlie, who rapidly changes from a moron to a genius. As Charlie approaches the peak of his brilliance, Algernon shows frightening symptoms of regression. The play becomes a race against time in which Charlie tries to keep his new intelligence long enough to save himself. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  7. The Taming of the Shrew

    The Taming of the Shrew

    From the Shakespeare classic. Adapted by Luella McMahon.

    Product Code: T12000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 5m., 3w. (variable.)
    • 40 min.
    Petruchio decides that Kate, the beautiful girl with the awful temper, will make a wonderful wife once she's tamed. Kate wants nothing to do with any suitor. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  8. The Sleeping Beauty

    The Sleeping Beauty

    Adapted by Charlotte Chorpenning. From the tale by the Brothers Grimm.

    Product Code: SV1000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 8w.
    • 45 min.
    Adapted by one of the classic playwrights of children's theatre, this is a play of beautiful imagery telling the age-old story of the lovely princess who was cursed on the day of her christening by an uninvited wicked fairy. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  9. A Bully There Be

    A Bully There Be

    By Lisa Dillman.

    Product Code: BH4000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School
    • 2m., 1w.
    • 10 min.
    In a royal palace in the long-ago land of Once Upon a Time, a lowly serving wench schools an arrogant prince as to the causes and consequences of his insistent bullying of the court jester. Learn More
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  10. A Fair Affair

    A Fair Affair

    By Daria Polatin.

    Product Code: F77000

    • Drama
    • College and Adult
    • 1m., 1w.
    • 30 min.
    Based on Chekhov's short story "The Lady With the Pet Dog," this bittersweet love story explores the "backwards" relationship of two secret lovers. Learn More
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