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  1. Goodbye Marianne

    Goodbye Marianne

    By Irene Kirstein Watts.

    Product Code: G98000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w., 1 boy, 2 girls, or 3 minimum (1m. 2w.) with doubling.
    • 45 min.
    A true story of the author's childhood experience of hope in a time of terror. Set in Nazi Germany in the days following the Night of Broken Glass. Learn More
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  2. 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
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  3. A Thousand Cranes

    A Thousand Cranes

    By Kathryn Schultz Miller.

    Product Code: T80000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 1 to 2m., 2 to 3w., up to 2 either gender.
    • 45 min.
    This is the true story of 12-year-old Sadako, who learns that she has "radiation sickness," or leukemia—an effect of the Hiroshima bombing that happened 10 years ago. Her wish is to be healed by the gods by folding 1,000 paper cranes, but she dies before she can finish. Her friends and classmates finish folding the cranes and build a monument to honor her and all the children who were killed by the atom bomb. Learn More
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  4. The Trial of Goldilocks

    The Trial of Goldilocks

    By Joseph Robinette.

    Product Code: T81000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School
    • 14 to 20 or more.
    • 45 min.
    This exciting comedy examines the familiar fairy tale from three points of view: the traditional, the Bears', then Goldilocks'. Guilty or innocent? From the opening moment, when three vendors attempt to hawk souvenirs among the audience, to the surprising verdict from the jury—and a "happily-ever-after" conclusion—this play, performed completely in verse, is both unique and enchanting. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

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  5. The Shaggy Dog Murder Trial

    The Shaggy Dog Murder Trial

    By Joanna H. Kraus. Based on New York's Barge Canal history.

    Product Code: SU2000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 2 to 4m., 3 to 5w., 1 either gender.
    • 45 min.
    This dramatization is based on one of America's most unusual court cases in which a mongrel dog is accused when a boy drowns in the New York Canal. Learn More
    $39.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  6. The Truly Remarkable Puss-in-Boots

    The Truly Remarkable Puss-in-Boots

    By Patricia Clapp.

    Product Code: T51000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School
    • 2m., 5w.
    • 45 min.
    Following the original fairy tale, this play presents an arrogant, swaggering Puss who struts though a series of adventures which give his young master position, riches and a happily-ever-after curtain. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  7. I Didn't Know That!

    I Didn't Know That!

    By Johnny SaldaƱa, 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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  8. The Dinosaur Play

    The Dinosaur Play

    By Steve and Kathy Hotchner.

    Product Code: D17000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w. (1 either gender.)
    • 45 min.
    Entering the last age of the dinosaurs, the children gather around an egg and help it hatch. Making friends with a rough triceratops, they protect the newly formed family, and defeat the hungry T-Rex. Learn More
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  9. Hoppily Ever After

    Hoppily Ever After

    By Mary Ahl.

    Product Code: H29000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School
    • 5m., 5w.
    • 30 min.
    Set in Fairyland long ago, the king and queen of Mogdnik can't stand the constant bickering of their three sons, so the King orders them to find brides and go! Learn More
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  10. The Sleeping Beauty

    The Sleeping Beauty

    Adapted by Charlotte Chorpenning. From the tale by the Brothers Grimm.

    Product Code: SV1000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 8w.
    • 45 min.
    Adapted by one of the classic playwrights of children's theatre, this is a play of beautiful imagery telling the age-old story of the lovely princess who was cursed on the day of her christening by an uninvited wicked fairy. Learn More
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