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  1. Hamlet and Zombies! - HH7000

    Hamlet and Zombies!

    By Will Averill.

    Product Code: HH7000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 5m., 2w., 13 to 33 either gender.
    • 45 min.
    Something is rotting in the state of Denmark, and Hamlet may be the only one who is on to it. With the help of Horatio and Laertes, Hamlet solves the mystery of his mother’s marriage to his uncle, observes his father’s transformation from king to zombie king, saves his love, Ophelia, and fends off both the Norwegians and the zombie hordes. This adaptation is perfect for those who are looking for a spooky retelling of one of the Bard’s classics with lots of fun and a little bite. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  2. Complete History of Theatre (abridged) (One-Act Version) Cover CR8000

    The Complete History of Theatre (abridged) (One-Act Version)

    By Matt Thompson.

    Product Code: CR8000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 1w., up to 10 either gender.
    • 45 min.
    Theatrical greats William Shakespeare, Sarah Bernhardt and Constantine Stanislavsky lead a journey through the history of theatre. Explore Greek theatre, Kabuki, mime, the gladiators of Rome and speculation on the real author of Shakespeare’s plays. Finally, the cast realizes that the playwright hasn’t written an ending, and they have to ask the audience to help! This interactive farce keeps the audience in stitches at every turn! Learn More
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  3. Lincoln Vacation

    Lincoln Vacation

    By Laura Annawyn Shamas.

    Product Code: LE6000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 7m., 5w.
    • 45 min.
    Six teenagers from different backgrounds are impacted by a summer school intensity touring program centered around key points and places in Abraham Lincoln's life, with action ranging from travelogue to ghost story. Learn More
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  4. 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
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • large and flexible. A minimum of 15 actors, expandable to include all. Storytellers, witches, messengers and soldiers are perfect for gender-blind casting.
    • 45 min.
    Macbeth and his lady covet the riches and crown, while witches, ghosts, kings and soldiers battle for good vs. evil. Macbeth, with his dry, forward attitude speaks poorly to the witches, which does not help him in the least. Learn More
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  5. Totally RED!

    Totally RED!

    By Dinah Toups.

    Product Code: TS6000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 2w., with doubling, or up to 30+ (10m., 7w., 9+ either gender).
    • 30 min.
    This is a unique and fun retelling of the classic battle of wit and deception as told in the beloved fairy tale of Little Red Riding Hood. We meet Red (who is nobody's fool) and the wolf (who tries to be cool) and granny—well, sometimes she's left in the dark! These lively roles are great for teen and young adult actors. Totally RED! begins with a humorous version in storybook theatre style. The story continues with three to five minute retellings of sections within the tale, told in multiple styles. This play is as much fun for the performers as it is for the audience. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  6. I Didn't Know That!

    I Didn't Know That!

    By Johnny Saldaña, Louis Moloney, Joyce Selber and Rachel Winfree.

    Product Code: IA5000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w., 1 either gender.
    • 40 min.
    A lighthearted look at facts, oddities and records in the Guinness Book of World Records. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  7. A*B*C* (America Before Columbus)

    A*B*C* (America Before Columbus)

    Book by Joseph Robinette. Music by Kate Waring.

    Product Code: AF8000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 7 to 30m. and w., flexible. Actors may be children or adults or both
    • 35 min.
    In this non-musical version, a commedia-like troupe shifts cubes to represent various scenes. An outline of American prehistory, it is full of humor and action to keep young audiences entertained. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  8. Kamikaze Kate (and the sword of Captain Kuroda)

    Kamikaze Kate (and the sword of Captain Kuroda)

    By John Summons.

    Product Code: K23000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 4w.
    • 45 min.
    Schoolgirl Kate thinks war is exciting, until her grandfather gives her a Japanese samurai sword from WWII, and along with the sword comes the ghost of Captain Kuroda, who teaches her that wartime experiences are not games. Learn More
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  9. Rock Bottom

    Rock Bottom

    By Dan Roberts.

    Product Code: RC9000

    • Comedy
    • Family (all ages)
    • 10+ actors, flexible.
    • 45 min.
    Rock is thrown from a volcano and spends the next few million years proving he is worth something before becoming the American landmark, Plymouth Rock. Learn More
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  10. She Stoops To Conquer

    She Stoops To Conquer

    Adapted by I. E. Clark. From the play by Oliver Goldsmith.

    Product Code: SY3000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 5m., 3w., extras.
    • 35 min.
    Kate is an 18th-century country girl who gets few chances to meet young men. So when one comes along, she isn't about to let him get away, even if she has to stoop to conquer. Learn More
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