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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
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  2. Selkie

    Selkie

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: SW7000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 4w.
    • 45 min.
    In Scotland, selkies transform into lasses on Midsummer's Eve and dance on the beach. This play chronicles the story of a 16-year-old who discovers a pelt that unlocks the mystery foretold. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  4. Tuesdays & Sundays

    Tuesdays & Sundays

    By Daniel Arnold and Medina Hahn.

    Product Code: TG5000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 1m., 1w. (or 2m., 2w.)
    • 45 min.
    Inspired by a true story that took place in 1887, a teenage couple tries to nourish their love amidst confusing emotions and events, but misunderstanding and fear create terrible consequences and a stunning tragedy. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  5. The Slave Dancer's Choice

    The Slave Dancer's Choice

    By Frank Higgins

    Product Code: SH6000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 2w. (plus others of either gender as desired.)
    • 45 min.
    Drawn from historical sources about the Atlantic slave trade, this play follows the journey of Danny who faces a difficult choice when he is tricked into serving on a slave ship in exchange for his family's freedom. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  6. Just Desserts

    Just Desserts

    By Norma Cole and Naneki Elliott.

    Product Code: J35000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 2w. (3, may be expaned to 5 w.)
    • 45 min.
    Set in a rural Kentucky home near the end of the 19th century, this poignant drama recalls the era after the Civil War when women in Kentucky took action against the injustice of English common law regarding property rights, wages, and possessions. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  7. 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  8. Letters to an Alien

    Letters to an Alien

    By Robert Caisley.

    Product Code: L58000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 2 to 6m, 1 to 2w.
    • 45 min.
    Aliens arrive on earth and uncover that Hannah's grandfather survived life in the camps and cannot confront his own painful memories. To help Hannah understand her heritage, the aliens take her back in time to Poland in 1943 and she is finally able to fully understand the magnitude of the Holocaust. The aliens gather much information about human beings and the foreign concept of "hate." Learn More
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  9. Goodbye Marianne

    Goodbye Marianne

    By Irene Kirstein Watts.

    Product Code: G98000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w., 1 boy, 2 girls, or 3 minimum (1m. 2w.) with doubling.
    • 45 min.
    A true story of the author's childhood experience of hope in a time of terror. Set in Nazi Germany in the days following the Night of Broken Glass. Learn More
    $6.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  10. The Dinosaur Play

    The Dinosaur Play

    By Steve and Kathy Hotchner.

    Product Code: D17000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w. (1 either gender.)
    • 45 min.
    Entering the last age of the dinosaurs, the children gather around an egg and help it hatch. Making friends with a rough triceratops, they protect the newly formed family, and defeat the hungry T-Rex. Learn More
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