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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 | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 1w., up to 10 either gender.
    • 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
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  2. Kindness

    Kindness

    By Dennis Foon.

    Product Code: K35000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 4 to17 actors (gender flexible).
    • 45 min.
    This play sensitively captures the reality of children's feelings as it tells the story of three kids as they navigate the small and large catastrophes in their lives. Learn More
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  3. Macbeth: A Kid's Cautionary Tale Concerning Greed, Power, Mayhem and Other Current Events

    Macbeth: A Kid's Cautionary Tale Concerning Greed, Power, Mayhem and Other Current Events

    Adapted by Nancy Linehan Charles. From Shakespeare.

    Product Code: MB8000

    • Comedy | Drama | Melodrama | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • large and flexible. A minimum of 15 actors, expandable to include all. Storytellers, witches, messengers and soldiers are perfect for gender-blind casting.
    • 45 min.
    Macbeth and his lady covet the riches and crown, while witches, ghosts, kings and soldiers battle for good vs. evil. Macbeth, with his dry, forward attitude speaks poorly to the witches, which does not help him in the least. Learn More
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  4. Totally RED!

    Totally RED!

    By Dinah Toups.

    Product Code: TS6000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 2w., with doubling, or up to 30+ (10m., 7w., 9+ either gender).
    • 30 min.
    This is a unique and fun retelling of the classic battle of wit and deception as told in the beloved fairy tale of Little Red Riding Hood. We meet Red (who is nobody's fool) and the wolf (who tries to be cool) and granny—well, sometimes she's left in the dark! These lively roles are great for teen and young adult actors. Totally RED! begins with a humorous version in storybook theatre style. The story continues with three to five minute retellings of sections within the tale, told in multiple styles. This play is as much fun for the performers as it is for the audience. Learn More
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  5. I Didn't Know That!

    I Didn't Know That!

    By Johnny Saldaña, Louis Moloney, Joyce Selber and Rachel Winfree.

    Product Code: IA5000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w., 1 either gender.
    • 40 min.
    A lighthearted look at facts, oddities and records in the Guinness Book of World Records. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  6. A Guide to the Teenage Zone

    A Guide to the Teenage Zone

    By Claudia Haas.

    Product Code: GC3000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 7 to 12 actors, flexible.
    • 35 min.
    A lighthearted look at the transition of teens from childhood to adulthood. Done in eight scenes that follow a group of everyday teens through an average day. Learn More
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  7. Everyman in the Circus of Life

    Everyman in the Circus of Life

    Adapted by Travis Tyre.

    Product Code: E56000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Praise Groups
    • 13 actors, may be played by 4 with doubling.
    • 45 min.
    Death, Worldly Possessions, and Strength all play a role in this new contemporary retelling of Everyman, with the fun of a circus performance and the exploration of one of the great dramas of the medieval world. Learn More
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  8. Treasure Island

    Treasure Island

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

    Product Code: T38000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 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
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