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  1. Complete History of Theatre (abridged) (One-Act Version) Cover CR8000

    The Complete History of Theatre (abridged) (One-Act Version)

    By Matt Thompson.

    Product Code: CR8000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • Middle School | High School
    • 2m., 1w., up to 10 either gender.

      Digital Script and Livestream Rights Available

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    • 45 min.
    Theatrical greats William Shakespeare, Sarah Bernhardt and Constantine Stanislavsky lead a journey through the history of theatre. Explore Greek theatre, Kabuki, mime, the gladiators of Rome and speculation on the real author of Shakespeare’s plays. Finally, the cast realizes that the playwright hasn’t written an ending, and they have to ask the audience to help! This interactive farce keeps the audience in stitches at every turn! Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  2. 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
    • Middle School | High School
    • 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
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  3. Treasure Island

    Treasure Island

    Based on the book by Robert Louis Stevenson. By Steve and Kathy Hotchner.

    Product Code: T38000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • Elementary School | Middle School
    • 2m., 4w.
    • 45 min.
    The magic is created in part by the audience, when they help make a storm at sea, a mosquito-infested jungle, and a cave filled with ghosts. While helping Ben Bulba defeat Red the Pirate Queen, and save Long John, the audience has to make a tough decision. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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