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  1. Complete History of Theatre (abridged) (One-Act Version) Cover CR8000

    The Complete History of Theatre (abridged) (One-Act Version)

    By Matt Thompson.

    Product Code: CR8000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 1w., up to 10 either gender.
    • 45 min.
    Theatrical greats William Shakespeare, Sarah Bernhardt and Constantine Stanislavsky lead a journey through the history of theatre. Explore Greek theatre, Kabuki, mime, the gladiators of Rome and speculation on the real author of Shakespeare’s plays. Finally, the cast realizes that the playwright hasn’t written an ending, and they have to ask the audience to help! This interactive farce keeps the audience in stitches at every turn! Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  2. Macbeth: A Kid's Cautionary Tale Concerning Greed, Power, Mayhem and Other Current Events

    Macbeth: A Kid's Cautionary Tale Concerning Greed, Power, Mayhem and Other Current Events

    Adapted by Nancy Linehan Charles. From Shakespeare.

    Product Code: MB8000

    • Comedy | Drama | Melodrama | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • large and flexible. A minimum of 15 actors, expandable to include all. Storytellers, witches, messengers and soldiers are perfect for gender-blind casting.
    • 45 min.
    Macbeth and his lady covet the riches and crown, while witches, ghosts, kings and soldiers battle for good vs. evil. Macbeth, with his dry, forward attitude speaks poorly to the witches, which does not help him in the least. Learn More
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  3. 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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  4. 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
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  5. I Didn't Know That!

    I Didn't Know That!

    By Johnny Saldaña, 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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  6. Dragon of the Winds

    Dragon of the Winds

    By Carson Wright.

    Product Code: D53000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 9m., 6w. (extras.)
    • 40 min.
    When Hanazo, the kite maker, bullies Uji, an innocent sign painter, into helping play a hoax on his fellow villagers concerning the arrival of a dragon, they find themselves faced with ridicule , pangs of conscience, and the magic of miracles. Learn More
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  7. The Blabbermouth

    The Blabbermouth

    By C Robert Jones.

    Product Code: B53000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 5w.
    • 45 min.
    Lanky Loosebottom makes a bet that he can tell the complete truth for one whole morning but then he is sorely tested by the devilish and spoiled Pruella Rankin. Does he win the bet or does Pruella? With only five minutes to go, there's an unexpected turn Learn More
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  8. 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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  9. The Gingerbread Man

    The Gingerbread Man

    By Patrick Rainville Dorn.

    Product Code: GB8000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • flexible.
    • 45 min.
    Sally is unhappy to leave the city to live on a farm with her aunt and uncle, until a gingerbread cookie comes to life and takes her on an adventure. Learn More
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  10. The Tailor

    The Tailor

    By Claudia Haas.

    Product Code: TQ3000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 5w.
    • 35 min.
    A beautiful Russian folktale about an old overcoat, a family and love. Learn More
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