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  1. An Open and Shut Case

    An Open and Shut Case

    By John Mattera.

    Product Code: A24000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Melodrama | Satire | Tragedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 5m., 5w.
    • 35 min.
    Young, handsome Harold married the elderly, wheelchair-ridden Elizabeth for her money. Now Harold plans to murder her and inherit all that money, hiring a nurse, a housekeeper and a cook to help him with the job. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  2. The Charge Is Murder

    The Charge Is Murder

    By Luella B. McMahon.

    Product Code: C16000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 5m., 5w. (or variations.)
    • 40 min.
    A young student is charged with murder. The process of justice has begun, and the ultimate verdict appears certain. As he's ready do denounce the entire human race, he's given reason to have faith, both in people and in our system. Learn More
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  3. Episode on an Autumn Evening

    Episode on an Autumn Evening

    By Friedrich Durrenmatt.

    Product Code: E16000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 4m., 2w.
    • 40 min.
    An amateur detective visits a novelist. He's noticed that the 21 murder mysteries the novelist is famed for just happen to coincide with 21 unsolved actual murders—and the novelist just happened to be in the vicinity at the time of each murder. 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. Othello or Tracking the Green-eyed Monster

    Othello or Tracking the Green-eyed Monster

    Adapted by Nancy Linehan Charles. From Shakespeare.

    Product Code: O63000

    • Drama | Melodrama | Tragedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 8 to 11 principles plus as many soldiers and senators as desired.
    • 45 min.
    A mesmerizing tale of the good guy who takes a very wrong turn, and changes his life forever. The moral of the story, choose your friends wisely, and let go of false pride before it destroys you. Learn More
    $7.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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  6. 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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  7. Slight Indulgences

    Slight Indulgences

    By Vin Morreale, Jr.

    Product Code: S63000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 3m., 3w.
    • 35 min.
    Through his swashbuckling secret agent character, hack writer Bradley immerses himself in a lifestyle far more exciting than his own, and it is up to his characters to bring out the human side of Bradley. Learn More
    $39.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  8. All Out

    All Out

    By John Rester Zodrow.

    Product Code: AA8000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Satire | Tragedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 6m., 4w., 6 to 7 extras.
    • 30 min.
    To what extremes will the game show contestants go to win a prize of $100,000? This play is about lack of ethics and what people will do for money. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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  9. The Door

    The Door

    By Paul Elliott.

    Product Code: D99000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 1m., 1w., 1 off-stage voice (m. or w.).
    • 20 min.
    A grandmother sits in her darkened apartment and refuses to answer the insistent knocking at her front door. Her teenage grandson, who had been beaten and brutally murdered because someone thought he was gay, pushes every annoying button to encourage his grandmother, who has shut herself off from everything, to answer the door. Learn More
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