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  1. The Princess Who Lost Her Hair

    The Princess Who Lost Her Hair

    By Jeremy Kisling. Based on the story by Tololwa Mollel.

    Product Code: PL7000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w., 3 either gender.
    • 45 min.
    Princess Kalendi refuses to help a bird, who turns out to be very powerful. He brings a drought upon the earth and takes the princess' hair, a symbol of prosperity to her people, from her head. A beggar helps the princess regain her dignity and kindness as they work together to appease the bird with a selfless act that restores the kingdom and the princess' hair. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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  2. The Cop and the Anthem

    The Cop and the Anthem

    Dramatized by Marc Bucci. From the story by O. Henry.

    Product Code: C33000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 5m., 8w.
    • 40 min.
    In this adaptation of O. Henry's story, Lemuel T. Thwackbusher, an inhabitant of New York's park benches during the summer, tries unsuccessfully to get arrested so that he can winter in a warm prison. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  3. You, the Jury

    You, the Jury

    By Anne Coulter Martens.

    Product Code: Y12000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 7m., 5w. (extras.)
    • 45 min.
    Bill is accused of theft at his job and witnesses called to testify are contradictory. This jury play has unusual audience appeal in that audience members are summoned as jurors and their verdict actually does determine the trial outcome. Learn More
    $7.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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  4. 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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  5. Out of Order

    Out of Order

    By Cherie Bennett

    Product Code: O65000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School
    • 2w.
    • 10 min.
    Zoey is at a school dance and runs into her ex-boyfriend. She goes into the bathroom to call one of her friends and has a run in with Eve - of "Adam and Eve" fame - who has been living in the air ducts since she was kicked out of the Garden of Eden. Learn More
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  6. The Ransom of Red Chief

    The Ransom of Red Chief

    Adapted by Brian Kral. Based on O. Henry's short story.

    Product Code: R90000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School
    • 2m., 1 boy.
    • 45 min.
    This adaptation of O. Henry's classic story about two kidnappers who fall prey to their young victim combines historical fact and entertaining fancy. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  7. The Devil and His Devilish Daughter

    The Devil and His Devilish Daughter

    By Lenore Blumenfeld.

    Product Code: DD2000

    • Comedy | Melodrama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 1m., 3w., extras.
    • 25 min.
    The devil attempts to match his daughter up with a suitable husband while his brother, the bank robber, leads the sheriff and a posse on a merry chase. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  8. Gammer Gurton's Needle

    Gammer Gurton's Needle

    Adapted by I. E. Clark.

    Product Code: GB2000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 5m., 5w.
    • 35 min.
    The play is a rollicking farce laid in a 16th-century English hamlet. Among its often-patched, seldom-washed inhabitants is Gammer Gurton, a jolly old gossip whose most precious possession is a steel needle. But, alas!—Gammer loses her needle, and the entire village finds itself in a turmoil. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  9. 'Hoods

    'Hoods

    By Jerome McDonough.

    Product Code: HE5000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 12 to 20 actors, flexible.
    • 40 min.
    Young people tell about the harsh reality of gangs, drugs, warfare and death on the streets of the "hood." Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  10. Lantern In The Wind

    Lantern In The Wind

    By Tim Kelly.

    Product Code: LH5000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 3w.
    • 30 min.
    A former partner of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid gives an interview to a magazine reporter leaving some doubt about the fate of one of the famous robbers. Learn More
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