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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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  2. Boid & Oskar

    Boid & Oskar

    By Elizabeth Wong.

    Product Code: BA7000

    • Comedy | Drama | Tragedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Praise Groups
    • 2m., 2w. (plus many gender-neutral ensemble roles; may be done with 3m., 3 w. with doubling.)
    • 45 min.
    Inspired by Oscar Wilde's The Happy Prince,this play is a hip, humorous and heartwarming parable about sacrifice and the lessons of true friendship. Prince Oskar is the spirit of a shiny, red, classic Corvette convertible—without a care in the world. But, placed as a monument high above the city, he alone sees the suffering below—a young girl conflicted by feelings of inferiority, a young boy without a home living in the streets, a writer who has lost the desire to write. With the help of a wise-cracking sparrow named Boid, the prince makes it his mission to help the townspeople. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  3. The Happy Prince

    The Happy Prince

    By Elizabeth Wong.

    Product Code: H82000

    • Comedy | Drama | Tragedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 5w. (plus 2 either gender, or 4m., 4w. with doubling, plus extras.)
    • 45 min.
    This spiritually compelling play tells the story of a migrating swallow who befriends a prince made of stone. Together, they learn the lessons of friendship and sacrifice. Learn More
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  4. 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
    $8.95 /script

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  5. The Bridge

    The Bridge

    By Ford Ainsworth.

    Product Code: BJ8000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 6 actors.
    • 40 min.
    Based on the old Norse folktale, "Three Billy Goats Gruff." Examines social norms, beliefs and how society demands conformity in the face of truth. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  6. The Christmas Dream

    The Christmas Dream

    Adapted by I. E. Clark. Based on a poem by Edwin Markham.

    Product Code: CL3000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 3w.
    • 20 min.
    A humble cobbler awaits a visit from the Lord as told to him in a dream, while several unexpected guests stop by his home. Learn More
    $6.95 /script

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  7. The Wolf and Its Shadows

    The Wolf and Its Shadows

    By Sandra Fenichel Asher.

    Product Code: WD8000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 1w., with doubling, or up to 18 (2m., 1w., 16 either gender).
    • 35 min.
    In the forest at night, Wolf and Dog encounter stories from around the world contrasting wolf images in legend and nature. By dawn, she and Dog understand the high price of freedom. With respect for one another, they choose their separate ways. Learn More
    $39.95 /script

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