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  1. The Trial of Goldilocks

    The Trial of Goldilocks

    By Joseph Robinette.

    Product Code: T81000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School
    • 14 to 20 or more.
    • 45 min.
    This exciting comedy examines the familiar fairy tale from three points of view: the traditional, the Bears', then Goldilocks'. Guilty or innocent? From the opening moment, when three vendors attempt to hawk souvenirs among the audience, to the surprising verdict from the jury—and a "happily-ever-after" conclusion—this play, performed completely in verse, is both unique and enchanting. Learn More
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  2. Stuart Little

    Stuart Little

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

    Product Code: SG4000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 5 or more actors, flexible.
    • 45 min.
    Ease of staging along with flexible casting make this version of the endearing classic perfect for small touring groups. Learn More
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  3. A Thousand Cranes

    A Thousand Cranes

    By Kathryn Schultz Miller.

    Product Code: T80000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 1 to 2m., 2 to 3w., up to 2 either gender.
    • 45 min.
    This is the true story of 12-year-old Sadako, who learns that she has "radiation sickness," or leukemia—an effect of the Hiroshima bombing that happened 10 years ago. Her wish is to be healed by the gods by folding 1,000 paper cranes, but she dies before she can finish. Her friends and classmates finish folding the cranes and build a monument to honor her and all the children who were killed by the atom bomb. Learn More
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  4. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

    The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

    Adapted by Don Quinn. From C.S. Lewis' story.

    Product Code: L23000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School
    • Flexible cast of 15, extras as desired.
    • 40 min.
    Four children wander into an incredible country called Narnia through an old wardrobe. They make friends with the frightened forest people who have almost given up hope for the return of their true ruler. There is a great battle to see whether this magical country will remain under a wintry spell or will, once again, know freedom and summer under good King Aslan. Learn More
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  5. Alien Equation

    Alien Equation

    By Annie Maccoby and Jeff Church.

    Product Code: A45000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 6 boys., 6 girls, 1 adult.
    • 45 min.
    Max (a modern day Einstein, bored with school, and with his mind on the cosmos) discovers there may be more adventure in math than meets the eye! Learn More
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  6. Baker's Dozen

    Baker's Dozen

    By Pat Cook.

    Product Code: B62000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 3m., 3w.
    • 30 min.
    In this hilarious story of the bond between two brothers we look in on "the summer I learned not to take things...or people for granted...". Jeff shows us when his brother, Jim, cuts his leg so badly recovery was in question. With "brotherly" cajoling, Jeff pulls him through. Learn More
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  7. The Barnhouse Effect

    The Barnhouse Effect

    By Pat Cook. From the short story by Kurt Vonnegut.

    Product Code: B84000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 5m., 3w.
    • 30 min.
    "Dynamopsychism is the power of the mind," Professor Arthur Barnhouse intones. Outrageous characters and story twists abound in typical Vonnegut fashion, all set in the not-so-comfortable Fifties with its flying saucers and Atomic Age paranoia. Learn More
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  8. Blue Horses

    Blue Horses

    By Kathryn Schultz Miller.

    Product Code: B63000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 45 min.
    Four young people invent a game of "Wish Upon a Star," which demands that each friend tell a life story. Each person's story helps them all understand and assist one another in the trials and tribulations of growing up, gaining self-confidence, and making friends. Learn More
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  9. By the Waters of Babylon

    By the Waters of Babylon

    Based on the story by Stephen Vincent Benet. Adapted by Brainerd Duffield.

    Product Code: B37000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 4m., 1w. (cast includes 1 boy, non-speaking role and variable chorus.)
    • 35 min.
    Set in the distant future, a young boy tries to rediscover our modern civilization. Learn More
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