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  1. Furry Tails With a Twist

    Furry Tails With a Twist

    By Jennifer Hickok DeFratis.

    Product Code: FB9000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • Young Audiences | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Praise Groups
    • 1m., 1w., or up to 8 (1m., 1w., 6 either gender).
    • 45 min.
    Two actors accidentally scramble beloved fairy tales and perform "Goldilocks and the Three Wolves," "The Three Billy Trolls Gruff" and "The Three Little Bears." Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  2. Uncool

    Uncool

    By Vin Morreale Jr.

    Product Code: U24000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Melodrama | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 6w., extras as desired.
    • 45 min.
    In this teen comedy, Jenny is part of the popular crowd that rules the school, while Beth is the new girl trying desperately to fit in. Together they must come to terms with what it means to be cool, what is uncool and why it is so important to simply be yourself. Issues of self-worth, mutual respect and tolerance of those who are different are explored against a backdrop of humorous teen-oriented dialogue that will leave audiences dizzy with laughter. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  3. An Open and Shut Case

    An Open and Shut Case

    By John Mattera.

    Product Code: A24000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Melodrama | Satire | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 5m., 5w.
    • 35 min.
    Young, handsome Harold is married to elderly, wheelchair-ridden Elizabeth because of that age-old attraction—money. So naturally, Harold plans to murder her and inherit all that glorious money. He convinces Elizabeth that he can no longer tend to the big house by himself, and she reluctantly agrees to let him hire the people he claims are so urgently needed: a nurse/companion, a housekeeper, a cook and a groundskeeper. Who-done-it? Your audience will be shocked when they finally find out the answer. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  4. 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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  5. 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 and Adult
    • 20m., 15w. (doubling possible).
    • 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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  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
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  7. The Three Old Women's Bet

    The Three Old Women's Bet

    By R. Rex Stephenson.

    Product Code: TR3000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 4w., extras
    • 30 min.
    This Blue Ridge Mountain folktale comedy is about three competitive sisters who each try to prove their husband is the most foolish. Learn More
    $6.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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