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  1. Flowers for Algernon

    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 compelling story of Charlie, a mentally retarded man, and the strange interweaving of his life with that of Algernon, a mouse. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  2. Cyrano de Bergerac

    Cyrano de Bergerac

    By Tonya Hays. Adapted from the play by Edmond Rostand.

    Product Code: CQ7000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 5m., 5w., at least 4 gender neutral.
    • 45 min.
    Cyrano is besotted with the lovely Roxane, and yet, because of his enormous nose, he believes that he can never truly win her, so he lives with this painful secret of unrequited love. He befriends the handsome Christian and helps him woo Roxane with elegant love letters, living his love vicariously through Christian. This passionate adventure takes us on a journey through the streets of Paris, the battlefield of Arras and the peaceful convent, where this beautiful story reaches its exquisite but heart-wrenching conclusion. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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  3. Arrivals

    Arrivals

    By Jerome McDonough after "The Rivals " by Richard Brinsley Sheridan.

    Product Code: A60000

    • Farce
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 6m., 6w.
    • 45 min.
    One of literature's most enduring classics has been lovingly remodeled for young contemporary audiences. Although the characters are all younger and their names have been changed, all the rich plot elements still abound. Learn More
    $7.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  4. Bernice Bobs Her Hair

    Bernice Bobs Her Hair

    Dramatized by D.D. Brooke. Based on the story by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

    Product Code: B50000

    • Comedy | Melodrama
    • Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 7m., 6w., extras.
    • 35 min.
    Bernice is an insecure young woman who gains popularity with help from her cousin Marjorie. When Bernice wins Yale man Warren away from Marjorie, Marjorie exacts a terrible revenge. Bernice, learning from the experience, turns the tables in a surprise ending. Learn More
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  5. 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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  6. Hopes and Words and Ordinary Things

    Hopes and Words and Ordinary Things

    By Ronald Burke.

    Product Code: H28000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 4m., 4w.
    • 45 min.
    Complete with a bum, a town cop and a local brat, this show unfolds in the park of Maple Springs, Missouri, around 1900. Painter Alison longs to take her career to the big city. Learn More
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  7. Long Walk to Forever

    Long Walk to Forever

    Based on the story by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Adapted by Bryan P. Harnetiaux.

    Product Code: L61000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 1m., 1w.
    • 20 min.
    Realizing he loves his childhood friend Catharine, Newt goes AWOL from the army and hitchhikes home to see her before she marries another man. Learn More
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  8. Old Goat Song

    Old Goat Song

    By Jules Tasca.

    Product Code: O53000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 1m., 3w.
    • 25 min.
    Bill has lost the great love in his life, but a young waitress so reminds him of his lost love that he finds himself falling in love with her. When he begins to pay attention to and spend money on the young women, his old sister becomes jealous because certain affections are not going to her and afraid that she won't inherit brother Bill's considerable estate. The conclusion is sad but happy at the same time. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  9. Paper Walls

    Paper Walls

    Product Code: P88000

    • Drama
    • College and Adult
    • 1m., 1w.
    • 10 min.
    Listening to the neighbors argue and make up reminds a couple of their own passionate youth. Learn More
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  10. Postponing the Heat Death of the Universe

    Postponing the Heat Death of the Universe

    By Stephen Gregg.

    Product Code: P61000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 1m., 2w.
    • 35 min.
    After losing a scholarship contest, Nick lies motionless in a dark room. Jackie, the scholarship winner, arrives to give him her condolences and the two exchange their views. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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