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  1. Hamlet and Zombies! - HH7000

    Hamlet and Zombies!

    By Will Averill.

    Product Code: HH7000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 5m., 2w., 13 to 33 either gender.
    • 45 min.
    Something is rotting in the state of Denmark, and Hamlet may be the only one who is on to it. With the help of Horatio and Laertes, Hamlet solves the mystery of his mother’s marriage to his uncle, observes his father’s transformation from king to zombie king, saves his love, Ophelia, and fends off both the Norwegians and the zombie hordes. This adaptation is perfect for those who are looking for a spooky retelling of one of the Bard’s classics with lots of fun and a little bite. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  2. All Out

    All Out

    By John Zodrow.

    Product Code: AA8000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Satire | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 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: $45/perf

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  3. Just Desserts

    Just Desserts

    By Norma Cole and Naneki Elliott.

    Product Code: J35000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 2w. (3, may be expaned to 5 w.)
    • 45 min.
    Set in a rural Kentucky home near the end of the 19th century, this poignant drama recalls the era after the Civil War when women in Kentucky took action against the injustice of English common law regarding property rights, wages, and possessions. Learn More
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  4. Apologies

    Apologies

    By Brian Kral.

    Product Code: AE6000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 4w. Three of the female roles are teenagers.
    • 45 min.
    A contemporary drama for teens dealing with the topic of teen suicide, attempting to answer the question, "why?" Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  5. Canterbury Tale From The Wife of Bath

    Canterbury Tale From The Wife of Bath

    Adapted by Herman Ammann from Geoffrey Chaucer.

    Product Code: CK2000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 5m., 7w.
    • 40 min.
    A knight of the round table must solve a riddle or lose his life. Learn More
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  6. Persephone

    Persephone

    By Ford Ainsworth.

    Product Code: PH6000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 10 to 15 actors, flexible.
    • 45 min.
    Retelling the Greek myth about Hades' abduction of Persephone, which results in the establishment of earth's seasons. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  7. Ralph Roister Doister

    Ralph Roister Doister

    Adapted by I. E. Clark. Based on the play by Nicholas Udall.

    Product Code: RB6000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 2m., 4w., extras.
    • 35 min.
    Ralph thinks he is a lady's man and chooses Dame Custance as the lady. But she can't stand the conceited nincompoop. Their tempestuous courtship, complicated by a mischievous meddler and Custance's cute servant girls, rocks the stage in this historically important play. Learn More
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  8. Ring Of Lead

    Ring Of Lead

    Adapted by Ken Pickering. From Rev. Sabine Baring-Gould's short story The Leaden Ring.

    Product Code: RC2000

    • Drama | Melodrama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 2m., 3w.
    • 25 min.
    Based on a short story by Sabine Baring-Gould. A young woman endures the memory of a suitor who committed suicide and is ultimately trapped by his revenge. Learn More
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  9. Roomers

    Roomers

    By Jerome McDonough.

    Product Code: RC7000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 5m., 9w.
    • 40 min.
    A rooming house is filled with eccentric characters who reach new levels of absurdity as they try to ward off a visitor. Learn More
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  10. Sharing

    Sharing

    By O.B. Rozell.

    Product Code: SY2000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 4m., 7w.
    • 25 min.
    A family copes with the loss of their wife and mother at holiday time. Learn More
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