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  1. Cosmic Fruit Bowl

    Cosmic Fruit Bowl

    By Rosemary Frisino Toohey.

    Product Code: CN6000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 4 actors.
    • 15 min.
    Think living in a fishbowl is tough? Try a fruit bowl. All the regulars are there: the self-centered star, the guy hiding a secret and the budding philosopher. Learn More
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  2. Cucarachas

    Cucarachas

    By Rosemary Frisino Toohey.

    Product Code: CN5000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 3 either gender.
    • 20 min.
    A trio of cockroaches in a research lab live a life of ease and are joined by a cockroach bred aboard a spaceship, who encourages them to be independent and ignore the rules. He's independent, he moves differently, he even thinks! If the other roaches change their pattern, will it be the dawn of a new day? Or will it mean curtains for cucarachas? Learn More
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  3. In the Tank

    In the Tank

    By Rosemary Frisino Toohey.

    Product Code: I90000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 2m. or 2w., or 1m., 1w.
    • 25 min.
    Two lobsters find themselves in the tank of a seafood restaurant: one plays dead to avoid being chosen, and the other is philosophical, wondering what the point of living is if you are always acting dead. Learn More
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  4. 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
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  5. Brooding and Dangerous

    Brooding and Dangerous

    By Daniel Fenton.

    Product Code: B91000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 45 min.
    Eccentric, outspoken Mrs. Getz wastes no time in pegging her new neighbor, Sid. And she's right. Young, ambitious Sid has been promised a new job at the local bank. Are things finally going to go right for Sid? Unfortunately, not anytime soon. Learn More
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  6. The Wild Flowering of Chastity or Chaste Across the Stage

    The Wild Flowering of Chastity or Chaste Across the Stage

    By Dutton Foster.

    Product Code: W33000

    • Farce | Melodrama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 4m., 4w.
    • 35 min.
    In this stylish satiric melodrama, Aunt Absinthe hopes pretty Chastity has sold enough Easter eggs to meet the mortgage payment, but business is slow and a villain is after their humble homestead. Learn More
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  7. A Tale of Sleeping Beauty

    A Tale of Sleeping Beauty

    Book and lyrics by Steve and Kathy Hotchner. Music by Bill Roser.

    Product Code: T47000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 4w.
    • 45 min.
    The townspeople have deserted in the middle of the night, the curse of the evil fairy is about to come to pass, and today is the day the kingdom will fall asleep forever. Learn More
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  8. Babes in Gangland or The Godmother

    Babes in Gangland or The Godmother

    By Dutton Foster.

    Product Code: B69000

    • Farce | Melodrama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 5m., 4w. (may be done with 3m., 6w., or 4m., 5w.)
    • 35 min.
    This melodramatic farce, marked by puns, double entendres, asides to the audience, and other absurdities, is a comic tour de force. A perfect contest one-act with no elaborate set requirements. Learn More
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  9. Dragon of the Winds

    Dragon of the Winds

    By Carson Wright.

    Product Code: D53000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 9m., 6w. (extras.)
    • 40 min.
    When Hanazo, the kite maker, bullies Uji, an innocent sign painter, into helping play a hoax on his fellow villagers concerning the arrival of a dragon, they find themselves faced with ridicule , pangs of conscience, and the magic of miracles. Learn More
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  10. 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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