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  1. Rachel Carson Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

    Rachel Carson Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

    Product Code: RE8000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 2m., 1w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 10 min.
    Environmentalist Rachel Carson, tempted by a mysterious visitor from the sea, must choose between her own health/happiness and her work to save the earth. Learn More
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  2. Voting Your Conscience

    Voting Your Conscience

    Product Code: V48000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 2 any gender.

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    • 10 min.
    One chief poll judge tries to persuade the other to change election results. Learn More
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  3. Stuart Little

    Stuart Little

    Adapted by Joseph Robinette. Based on the book by E.B. White.

    Product Code: SG4000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College | Professional | TYA
    • 5 or more actors, flexible.

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    • 45 min.
    This is the endearing classic about a mouse named Stuart who is born into an ordinary New York family. All the charm, wisdom and joy of the E.B. White original are captured in this adaptation. The many adventures—both big and small—of Stuart Little are brought vividly to life in this story-theatre presentation. The acting ensemble plays many human and animal roles in a series of delightful scenes that make up the marvelous maneuverings of a mild-mannered mouse trying to survive in a "real people's world." Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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  4. Through the Glass Looking

    Through the Glass Looking

    By Kathryn Petersen.

    Product Code: TF8000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | Professional | TYA
    • 1m., 2w. (3 either gender. May be expanded up to 10 actors.)

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    • 45 min.
    Alex wrestles with questions about why her mother gave her up for adoption, who she is and how she fits into the world around her. In a dream, she goes through a mirror and enters a land called Emitsap where the rulers are tyrannized by a terrifying Judge. She confronts the fears that keep her from truly being herself, frees Emitsap and finds her way back home. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  5. You Don't See Me

    You Don't See Me

    By Kathryn Schultz Miller.

    Product Code: Y15000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Professional | TYA
    • 2m., 2w.

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    • 45 min.
    This title tackles the subject of death in the same way children naturally resolve hard issues—through creative play. Stephanie, whose brother has died, finds her way through it by creating a fantasy in which her brother appears, portrayed in mime. He sticks with her and helps her prepare for the science fair until she is ready to accept his loss and begin to feel grief. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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  6. The Veldt

    The Veldt

    By Ray Bradbury.

    Product Code: V19000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Professional
    • 3m., 1w. (1 boy, 1 girl.)

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    • 40 min.
    Two doting parents provide their children with a fantasy playroom in which their dreams come true. Whatever the children imagine becomes real, and the playroom turns into a veldt on which hungry lions search for food! Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  7. Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz

    Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz

    By Steve and Kathy Hotchner. Based on the book by L. Frank Baum.

    Product Code: D27000

    • Comedy
    • High School | Professional
    • 4m., 3w. (1 dog.)
    • 45 min.
    With the audience participating; Dorothy, Toto, Scarecrow, Tin Man, and Cowardly Lion are sure to have their hopes and wishes come true. Audience involvement goes as far as helping rescue Dorothy and her friends from the Wicked Witch of the West. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  8. In Other Words

    In Other Words

    By Sharon Elizabeth Doyle.

    Product Code: IB3000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • College | Professional | TYA
    • 6 either gender, with option to add more.
    • 45 min.
    Ideal for either in-school or theatre performances, this title is designed to stimulate the creative actor and delight the child in all of us with human cartoons. Join Professor Fleetfoot and his madcap friends on a zany exploration of communication. Learn More
    $39.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $105/perf

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