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  1. Aunt Leaf

    Aunt Leaf

    By Barbara Wiechmann.

    Product Code: AF7000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 3 actors, gender flexible. Expansion possible.
    • 40 min.
    It is 1910. An 11-year-old girl is sent into the woods by her widowed great-aunt to look for the ghost of her dead husband. The girl brings back made up stories to cheer up the old woman and soon comes to believe her own stories are true. The shared adventure, both dangerous and hopeful, serves as a dual passage for the child into adolescence and the old woman into a more peaceful death. Learn More
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  2. Selkie

    Selkie

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: SW7000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 4w.
    • 45 min.
    In Scotland, selkies transform into lasses on Midsummer's Eve and dance on the beach. This play chronicles the story of a 16-year-old who discovers a pelt that unlocks the mystery foretold. Learn More
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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. Things Can Always Be Worse!

    Things Can Always Be Worse!

    By Lois Kipnis.

    Product Code: TB5000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 30 roles for a minimum of 8 actors. may be further expanded.
    • 45 min.
    Rich with Jewish tradition, this is the story of an argumentative family living in a tiny hut who, following a Rabbi's advice, bring their animals into the hut. Learn More
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  5. The Men's Cottage

    The Men's Cottage

    By Moses Goldberg.

    Product Code: MJ6000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 1w., 1 boy, 1 girl, extras optional.
    • 45 min.
    This play, especially written for a junior-high-school audience, deals with the coming-of-age rituals of a boy in a primitive culture. Learn More
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  6. 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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  7. Canterbury Tale From The Wife of Bath

    Canterbury Tale From The Wife of Bath

    Adapted by Herman Ammann from Geoffrey Chaucer.

    Product Code: CK2000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 5m., 7w.
    • 40 min.
    A knight of the round table must solve a riddle or lose his life. Learn More
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  8. In Search Of The Golden Teardrop

    In Search Of The Golden Teardrop

    By Betty Havens.

    Product Code: IC6000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 10 to 25 actors, flexible.
    • 35 min.
    Two brave subjects set out on a quest to find and return a golden teardrop lost by a princess. Learn More
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  9. In Search Of Three Sillies

    In Search Of Three Sillies

    By Zinita Fowler.

    Product Code: IC7000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 5m., 3w.
    • 20 min.
    In this adaptation of the famous English folktale, we see Jack, an energetic young man who is about to ask the girl he loves to marry him. But when he meets her family, he is flabbergasted. They are faced with a problem that's so simple a little child could solve it—but they can't. "How silly can people be?" Jack wonders. If he can find three other people as silly as his sweetheart's family, he will return and marry her. This lively play portrays his search for three sillies. He finds them, and their stories make a hilarious play for audiences of all ages. Learn More
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  10. The Clock That Went Meow

    The Clock That Went Meow

    By Betty Marrapodi.

    Product Code: CL9000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 3w., extras.
    • 30 min.
    A clockmaker creates a beautiful clock selected by the King as a gift for the Queen. Trouble arises when the clock "meows" instead of "cuckoos." Learn More
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