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  1. The Wedding Intern's Farce WL2000

    The Wedding Intern's Farce

    Product Code: WL2000

    • Farce
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 5m., 11w., 8 any gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 35 min.
    An intern at a wedding event center makes a terrible scheduling error by booking two weddings at the same time in the same place, and it causes all kinds of chaos. Adding to the ceremonial confusion are the wedding themes—superheroes and the musical Cats—and the fact that the two couples are utterly mismatched. Threatened with exile from the wedding event universe by her overbearing boss, the intern improvises madly—but can she rematch the star-crossed lovers in time to avert complete disaster while making a bold career move? Learn More
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  2. Off Road - OA9000

    Off Road

    By Julianna Gross.

    Product Code: OA9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School
    • 2 to 3m., 2w.

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    • 45 min.
    When their car breaks down, high schoolers Mel and Oliver are stuck on the side of the road, forced to make small talk over cupcakes, road trips and Charlotte—Mel’s best friend, and Oliver’s girlfriend. Amid flashbacks of awkward dates and unfinished moments, and surrounded by pressures from school and the inevitable question of Charlotte, Mel and Oliver find themselves outside it all. After all, how can you know what’s right when you don’t know what could have been? Learn More
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  3. Why We Like Love Stories

    Why We Like Love Stories

    By Stephen Gregg.

    Product Code: WJ6000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 2m., 2w., or 4 either gender.

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    • 25 min.
    In the hills above Pin Cushion, California, students go to talk of the world, flirt and yearn. It’s a place where heartbreak awaits. Chloe breaks up with Crooper. Months later, Crooper ineptly attempts to use a mathematical equation to break up with Jessica. Months later, Jessica rebuffs Bark, who pines for her. But then things come full circle. Bark and Chloe—outsiders both—take an awkward, fumbling-for-words walk in the hills and discover a surprising connection that, for the moment at least, promises a future. Learn More
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  4. This Is a Text

    This Is a Text

    By Stephen Gregg.

    Product Code: T59000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School
    • 11 to 17 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 30 min.
    If Sophia gets a 61 on her exam, she'll get into Coldwater State. But she was up all night, distracted by a mysterious text, and now she can't focus. Sophia's only hope: Flowcus, the concentration pill that sits tantalizingly close on the teacher's desk. This play illustrates a battle against an exam, waged during the age of distraction. Sophia's quest to get into Coldwater State ends in a way that neither she nor the teacher could have anticipated and leads to a conclusion that's both surprising and unexpectedly moving. Learn More
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  5. At the Frog Fountain

    At the Frog Fountain

    By Werner Trieschmann.

    Product Code: AF4000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 3m., 4w., 8 to 20 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 40 min.
    A bustling college campus has impressive classrooms and other attractive features, but the Frog Fountain, which hasn't seen a live frog in ages, isn't one of them. There is a rumor the college is going to tear it down, but it is the scene of love, breakups, arguments, fraternity antics, anguish, mystery and where an band tries to enter the rough world of rock bands that don't happen to be talented. Learn More
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  6. All I Really Need to Know I Learned by Being in a Bad Play

    All I Really Need to Know I Learned by Being in a Bad Play

    By Werner Trieschmann.

    Product Code: AC7000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 3m., 3w., 11 either gender, expandable.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 40 min.
    Based on several disastrous theatrical experiences, this play examines the process of putting on a show that is less than good. We go from the audition—where the director is more worried about roast beef than paying attention to the warm-up exercise, and the neurotic cast pretends to be bacon—to rehearsals—where a passive-aggressive stage manager gives everyone grief. This bad play within a play won't win any awards, but will keep audiences in stitches. Learn More
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  7. Lost In Tumblerock or, They Took the Wrong Road

    Lost In Tumblerock or, They Took the Wrong Road

    By Katie Reed.

    Product Code: LJ9000

    • Comedy | Melodrama
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 7m., 8w., extras.
    • 45 min.
    This comic melodrama is complete with rowdy ranch hands and beautiful French cancan dancers and will have the audience cheering the heroes and booing the villains. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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  8. Suspect to Change

    Suspect to Change

    By Will Humble.

    Product Code: S1D000

    • Comedy | Melodrama
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 2m., 3w.

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    • 35 min.
    It's a case of mistaken identity when a woman is taken to the hospital after a car accident. Confusion reigns as everyone attempts to sort out what crimes may have been committed and by whom. Learn More
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  9. The History of Tom Jones

    The History of Tom Jones

    By Dennis M. Maganza. Adapted into a one-act play by Luis Muñoz. Based on the book by Henry Fielding.

    Product Code: HE1000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 20m., 15w. (doubling possible).

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 35 min.
    Tom is in love with beautiful Sophia. Although her father envies his reputation as a daredevil and womanizer, he wouldn't consider letting his daughter marry such a scoundrel. The story of Tom's love for the beautiful Sophia; his everlasting feud with the despicable Allworthy heir, Blifil; the mad race to London, punctuated by the infamous night in the inn and the ill-fated masquerade ball are skillfully transferred to the stage in this dramatization. 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
    • 1m., 2w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 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: $50/perf

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