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  1. All Out

    All Out

    By John Zodrow.

    Product Code: AA8000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Satire | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 6m., 4w., 6 to 7 extras.
    • 30 min.
    To what extremes will the game show contestants go to win a prize of $100,000? This play is about lack of ethics and what people will do for money. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  2. Uncool

    Uncool

    By Vin Morreale Jr.

    Product Code: U24000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Melodrama | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 6w., extras as desired.
    • 45 min.
    In this teen comedy, Jenny is part of the popular crowd that rules the school, while Beth is the new girl trying desperately to fit in. Together they must come to terms with what it means to be cool, what is uncool and why it is so important to simply be yourself. Issues of self-worth, mutual respect and tolerance of those who are different are explored against a backdrop of humorous teen-oriented dialogue that will leave audiences dizzy with laughter. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  3. An Open and Shut Case

    An Open and Shut Case

    By John Mattera.

    Product Code: A24000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Melodrama | Satire | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 5m., 5w.
    • 35 min.
    Young, handsome Harold married the elderly, wheelchair-ridden Elizabeth for her money. Now Harold plans to murder her and inherit all that money, hiring a nurse, a housekeeper and a cook to help him with the job. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  4. Asylum

    Asylum

    By Jerome McDonough.

    Product Code: AJ1000

    • Drama | Farce
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 10+ actors. Most characters may be played by either men or women, even in the face of gender-stereotyped roles and names.
    • 40 min.
    A company of players takes the audience through a kaleidoscope in which one episode dissolves into another like an absurd dream. Each episode lets you see some aspect of yourself as a perceptive artist sees you, and the view is not always pleasant. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  5. Stages

    Stages

    By Jerome McDonough.

    Product Code: SZ7000

    • Drama | Farce
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 10+ either gender.
    • 35 min.
    A play within a play in various styles throughout theatre history. Rehearsal is conducted as an exasperated director and stage manager attempt to deal with an ever-changing script. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  6. The Tolstoy Story Play

    The Tolstoy Story Play

    By V. Glasgow Koste.

    Product Code: T84000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School
    • Flexible.
    • 40 min.
    Inspired by Tolstoy's tellings of Russian folktales a century ago, this play is an ideal ensemble piece with a fresh blend of vaudeville, commedia, realism, farce and poetry. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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