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  1. Polly Wants a Curtain Call

    Polly Wants a Curtain Call

    By Victoria Sayeg.

    Product Code: PM5000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 6w., 14 to 23 either gender.
    • 45 min.
    One day, in the midst of a ship-looting-gone-wrong, Pauline, the Shakespeare-reciting, gluten-intolerant parrot flies away to pursue her acting career in Pollywood. When the pirates discover that she has run away, they experience an awakening and determine that it is not too late to change their scoundrel ways, which leads them directly to Aargaholics Anonymous! Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  2. Farmageddon and the Undercover Crop

    Farmageddon and the Undercover Crop

    By Victoria Sayeg.

    Product Code: FF6000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 1m., 1w., 20 to 24 either gender.
    • 45 min.
    Everyone loves a good crop circle—that is, everyone but world-renowned peanut planter Farmer Carter. He is devastated to learn his entire year's yield of peanuts has been damaged by someone—or something—just a day before the circus comes to town! With the help of his wife and their junk-food-addicted twin daughters, Farmer Carter hires a private investigator to get to the bottom of this perplexing peanut puzzle. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  3. 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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  4. Suspect to Change

    Suspect to Change

    By Will Humble.

    Product Code: S1D000

    • Comedy | Melodrama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 2m., 3w.
    • 35 min.
    It's a case of mistaken identity when a woman is taken to the hospital after a car accident. Confusion reigns as everyone attempts to sort out what crimes may have been committed and by whom. Learn More
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  5. 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
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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