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  1. 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
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  2. The Odyssey

    The Odyssey

    Adapted by R.N. Sandberg from Homer's epic story.

    Product Code: O73000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 4 to 20+ actors, gender flexible.
    • 40 min.
    In this ancient story, the hero Odysseus journeys home from the Trojan War, encountering the Cyclops, Circe, and raging seas. His son, Telemachus, fights his mother's greedy suitors and sets sail to find his father. Learn More
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  3. The Ugly Duckling

    The Ugly Duckling

    Adapted by Ric Averill. From Hans Christian Andersen

    Product Code: U31000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 45 min.
    In search of his identity, Udrich tries to become a turkey, goose, dog, cat, hen, and even a human child. Only after a year of danger and self growth, does he find his place and happiness. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz

    Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz

    By Steve and Kathy Hotchner. Based on the book by L. Frank Baum.

    Product Code: D27000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 3w. (1 dog.)
    • 45 min.
    With the audience participating; Dorothy, Toto, Scarecrow, Tin Man, and Cowardly Lion are sure to have their hopes and wishes come true. Audience involvement goes as far as helping rescue Dorothy and her friends from the Wicked Witch of the West. Learn More
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  7. 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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  8. Nathan The Nervous

    Nathan The Nervous

    By O.B. Rozell.

    Product Code: N75000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 5w., flexible.
    • 30 min.
    A nervous king is thwarted in his efforts at courtship by his domineering mother until a change in his personality occurs. Learn More
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  9. 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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  10. The Little Troll Without A Soul

    The Little Troll Without A Soul

    By Herman Ammann.

    Product Code: LJ6000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School
    • 3m., 7w., extras.
    • 40 min.
    Attempting to make the world as ugly as possible, a heartless old witch traps pretty young girls and turns them into ugly old rag dolls. When the play opens the witch is laying plans to trap Michele, a little girl that the little troll who wants a soul has had his eyes on. She's something he'd like to find under his Christmas tree—but not as an ugly rag doll! Learn More
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