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  1. Polly Wants a Curtain Call

    Polly Wants a Curtain Call

    By Victoria Sayeg.

    Product Code: PM5000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 6w., 14 to 23 either gender.
    • 45 min.
    One day, in the midst of a ship-looting-gone-wrong, Pauline, the Shakespeare-reciting, gluten-intolerant parrot flies away to pursue her acting career in Pollywood. When the pirates discover that she has run away, they experience an awakening and determine that it is not too late to change their scoundrel ways, which leads them directly to Aargaholics Anonymous! Learn More
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  2. Cucarachas

    Cucarachas

    By Rosemary Frisino Toohey.

    Product Code: CN5000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 3 either gender.
    • 20 min.
    A trio of cockroaches in a research lab live a life of ease and are joined by a cockroach bred aboard a spaceship, who encourages them to be independent and ignore the rules. He's independent, he moves differently, he even thinks! If the other roaches change their pattern, will it be the dawn of a new day? Or will it mean curtains for cucarachas? Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  3. In the Tank

    In the Tank

    By Rosemary Frisino Toohey.

    Product Code: I90000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 2m. or 2w., or 1m., 1w.
    • 25 min.
    Two lobsters find themselves in the tank of a seafood restaurant: one plays dead to avoid being chosen, and the other is philosophical, wondering what the point of living is if you are always acting dead. Learn More
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  4. The Falling Moon

    The Falling Moon

    By David Koren.

    Product Code: F55000

    • Comedy | Drama | Melodrama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 5m., 6w. (can expand to include up to 14 other actors.)
    • 45 min.
    The king and his sons learn the moon is falling from the sky from terrible sadness over their constant warfare. When confronted with the destruction of the entire planet, they agree to embark on a whirlwind journey to appease the moon. Learn More
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  5. Striking Out! (A Children's Play in Six Innings)

    Striking Out! (A Children's Play in Six Innings)

    By Michael Bigelow Dixon and Valerie Smith.

    Product Code: SW3000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School
    • 8 boys, 6 girls (ages 8 to 16).
    • 40 min.
    A hilarious story about a co-ed Little League team facing a terrible slump without a coach. Learn More
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  6. A Friend Like Artie

    A Friend Like Artie

    By Wil Denson.

    Product Code: FE2000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 30 min.
    A story about a young girl and her handicapped friend that makes the audience question why we treat people perceived to be "different" so cruelly. Learn More
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  7. Alien Equation

    Alien Equation

    By Annie Maccoby and Jeff Church.

    Product Code: A45000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 6 boys., 6 girls, 1 adult.
    • 45 min.
    Max (a modern day Einstein, bored with school, and with his mind on the cosmos) discovers there may be more adventure in math than meets the eye! Learn More
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  8. Not Even A. Mouse

    Not Even A. Mouse

    By Jerome McDonough.

    Product Code: N79000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 8 to 34 actors, either gender, flexible.
    • 25 min.
    A mouse and his sister try to find the perfect gift for their mother for Christmas not knowing they had the gift all along. Learn More
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  9. Once Upon A Broomstick

    Once Upon A Broomstick

    By Sylvia Ashby.

    Product Code: O92000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 6+ actors, either gender, flexible.
    • 30 min.
    A witch attempts to use her powers to get a young apprentice to fall in love with her. He is drawn to the maid instead, causing near disaster until a wizard intervenes. Learn More
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  10. The Dark Castle

    The Dark Castle

    By Sally Netzel.

    Product Code: DC9000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 6m., 4w.
    • 40 min.
    An evil baron attempts to destroy the luminosity of a beautiful princess who glows when things go well and dim when things go badly. Learn More
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