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  1. All Sports Network--Quarantine Crisis Edition

    All Sports Network--Quarantine Crisis Edition

    By Werner Trieschmann.

    Product Code: AN4000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | Community
    • 4w., 9 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 40 min.
    ASN—the All Sports Network—features 24/7 sports action that fans crave. Every night, ASN anchors Drew and Melody gleefully cheer on the sports violence. Suddenly a global virus puts a halt to all sports and forces Drew and Melody to broadcast from their homes. Instead of sports action, ASN is now filling up the time with all manner of odd programming, including commercials from needy fast-food joints that wonder if their customers miss them. Will ASN ever show sports again? This show can be performed virtually or onstage. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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  2. The Excuser

    The Excuser

    By Werner Trieschmann.

    Product Code: E62000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • Middle School | High School
    • 15 to 20 roles, either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 40 min.
    This play is about a reality show led by billionaire (millionaire?) Clump, who has good hair, and in which a mixed bag of contestants compete in a storage room--no, boardroom-- and are sent home with the trademark, "That's no excuse!" Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  3. Romeo and Juliet or The Old "You-Know-I-Really-Love-You-But-My-Father-Really-Hates-You" Blues

    Romeo and Juliet or The Old "You-Know-I-Really-Love-You-But-My-Father-Really-Hates-You" Blues

    By Nancy Linehan Charles. From William Shakespeare

    Product Code: R74000

    • Drama | Melodrama | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | TYA
    • 4m., 4w. (plus 21 either gender.)

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    No one can remember why Romeo and Juliet's families hate one another, but the feud continues on. Tracking the star-crossed lovers, and the downward spiral of a courtship to its horrible conclusion, the story tellers fire off comments of premature marriage. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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  4. All Out

    All Out

    By John Zodrow.

    Product Code: AA8000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Satire | Tragedy
    • College | Community
    • 6m., 4w., 6 to 7 extras.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 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
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  5. Take Two

    Take Two

    By Jacqueline Lynch.

    Product Code: TE2000

    • Drama
    • High School | College
    • 1m., 1w. (cast count includes 1 either gender.)

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 30 min.
    A former child star who continues her successful career as an adult and a film critic discover how intimately they have come to know each other against the backdrop of a threat on her life. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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  6. 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
    • Middle School | High School | TYA
    • 8 to 11 principles plus as many soldiers and senators as desired.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 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
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/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
    • Middle School | High School | TYA
    • 15+ either gender, expandable to include all.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    This dramatic adaptation, sprinkled with comedic commentary, is a winner for elementary, middle, and early high school. Shakespeare's Scottish tragedy is told within a lively and humorous story-theatre frame. Macbeth and his Lady covet the crown while witches, ghosts, kings and soldiers sweep across the landscape, carving out the battle between good and evil. Shakespeare characters speak the Bard's words, while storytellers fill in plot and comment wryly on the escalating action. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  8. Stages

    Stages

    By Jerome McDonough.

    Product Code: SZ7000

    • Drama | Farce
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 10+ either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 35 min.
    A play within a play in various styles throughout theatre history. Rehearsal is conducted as an exasperated director and stage manager attempt to deal with an ever-changing script. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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