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  1. Ladies of the Tower

    Ladies of the Tower

    By Ruth Perry and Tim Kelly.

    Product Code: L11000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 9w.
    • 25 min.
    Two cleaning women come to scrub down a forgotten room in the Tower of London and are visited by the spirits of the ladies who met death inside the dark walls. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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  2. 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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  3. The Potman Spoke Sooth

    The Potman Spoke Sooth

    By David Fulk.

    Product Code: P41000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 6m., 2w. (1 voice.)
    • 35 min.
    Agatha Christie is spoofed hilariously as a respectable murder mystery turns into a farcical game of illusion and reality. Detective Sergeant Gallagher informs Colonel Winthrop Wiggins and his wife that a notorious "Peanut Murderer" is on the loose. Laughs abound as they engage in a zany intrigue of murders, accusations and arrests. Learn More
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  4. She Stoops to Conquer

    She Stoops to Conquer

    By Robert Singleton. From Oliver Goldsmith's 18th-century British comedy.

    Product Code: S31000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 7m., 4w. (extras, a total of 10 actors with doubling.)
    • 40 min.
    This adaptation of the much longer original captures the essence of Goldsmith's wit and the flavor of Georgian England while making the complexities of the period easier to grasp and to play for the young actor. Learn More
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  5. Miss Havisham's Expectations

    Miss Havisham's Expectations

    By Robert Johanson. Based on Charles Dickens' Great Expectations.

    Product Code: MD5000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 6m., 7w., doubling possible.
    • 45 min.
    This one-act focuses on Dickens' Great Expectations' mad Miss Havisham, the jilted bride who shut herself away in her mysterious mansion. Now many years later she invites young Pip to "come and play" with her beautiful and spoiled ward, Estella. Learn More
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  6. Jane Eyre: Life at Lowood

    Jane Eyre: Life at Lowood

    By Robert Johanson. Based on Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre.

    Product Code: J38000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 3m., 13w, extras and/or doubling possible.
    • 40 min.
    This play dramatizes the portion of Jane Austen's book when Jane Eyre is an orphan child who is sent to a poor boarding school to live and where she eventually becomes a teacher. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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  7. The Secret of Madame Defarge

    The Secret of Madame Defarge

    Adapted by by Robert Johanson. Based on Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities.

    Product Code: SL9000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 7m., 10w. (3 to 12m. or w., doubling possible.)
    • 45 min.
    The main story of Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities becomes the story of Madam Defarge and her single-minded revenge and involves a secret that is revealed in the trial scene, dramatizing why the poor in France revolted. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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  8. Everyman in the Circus of Life

    Everyman in the Circus of Life

    Adapted by Travis Tyre.

    Product Code: E56000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Praise Groups
    • 13 actors, may be played by 4 with doubling.
    • 45 min.
    Death, Worldly Possessions, and Strength all play a role in this new contemporary retelling of Everyman, with the fun of a circus performance and the exploration of one of the great dramas of the medieval world. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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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
    $5.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  10. Afternoon at Tavern MacTavish

    Afternoon at Tavern MacTavish

    Book by Frances A. Hogg. Adaptation by John Tissot.

    Product Code: AG4000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 3m., 2w., extras.
    • 25 min.
    A family of tourists visits a local tavern in Scotland, enjoying the hospitality of an enterprising owner and his wife. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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