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  1. The Happy Prince: A Radio Play

    The Happy Prince: A Radio Play

    By Andrew J. Fenady and Duke Fenady. Based on Oscar Wilde's The Happy Prince.

    Product Code: HG1000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 7m., 6w., doubling or extras possible.
    • 35 min.
    The statue of a bejeweled happy prince overlooks a once shining city whose residents are despondent and many are leaving. The prince, once a selfish man, now turned to stone, implores a migrating swallow to be his messenger. The residents decide to stay and help make it, once again, a shining city on the hill. The prince and the little swallow pay the ultimate price for their goodness, but they receive, in return, a heavenly reward. Learn More
    $39.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  2. Boid & Oskar

    Boid & Oskar

    By Elizabeth Wong.

    Product Code: BA7000

    • Comedy | Drama | Tragedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Praise Groups
    • 2m., 2w. (plus many gender-neutral ensemble roles; may be done with 3m., 3 w. with doubling.)
    • 45 min.
    Inspired by Oscar Wilde's The Happy Prince,this play is a hip, humorous and heartwarming parable about sacrifice and the lessons of true friendship. Prince Oskar is the spirit of a shiny, red, classic Corvette convertible—without a care in the world. But, placed as a monument high above the city, he alone sees the suffering below—a young girl conflicted by feelings of inferiority, a young boy without a home living in the streets, a writer who has lost the desire to write. With the help of a wise-cracking sparrow named Boid, the prince makes it his mission to help the townspeople. 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. The Fourth Wise Man

    The Fourth Wise Man

    Book by Joy Chaitin, Sarah Stevens and Marilyn D. Anderson. Music arranged by Joy Chaitin and Sarah Stevens-Estabrook. Based on The Story of the Other Wise Man by Henry Van Dyke.

    Product Code: F09000

    • Melodrama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages) | Praise Groups
    • 10 to 20m., 10 to 20w.
    • 30 min.
    Musical version of the tale of the fourth wiseman, who chooses to help others rather than give his gifts to the baby Jesus, thereby learning the true meaning of Christ-like love at the first Christmas. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  5. A Magic Christmas

    A Magic Christmas

    By Faye D. Julian.

    Product Code: ML2000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 4w.
    • 30 min.
    This one-act play for children shows a very special Christmas for Miss Annie Belle, who hasn't had a truly merry Christmas in many years. Now, running out of money, this may be her worst. She is so lonely that she talks to her plants and a dilapidated old doll whose head keeps falling off. A series of strange events, aided by the poinsettia, the holly plant and the doll, give Miss Annie her chance to prove the goodness of her heart. Learn More
    $6.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  6. An Old-Fashioned Christmas

    An Old-Fashioned Christmas

    By Sally Bowman

    Product Code: O91000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 2 to 3m., 5w., extras.
    • 30 min.
    Retirees wish for an old fashioned Christmas, but are not so enthusiastic when their wish is granted. Learn More
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  7. It's Sad, So Sad When an Elf Goes Bad

    It's Sad, So Sad When an Elf Goes Bad

    By Jerome McDonough.

    Product Code: ID3000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 12+ actors, either gender, flexible.
    • 35 min.
    A misfit elf and retired reindeer plot revenge on Santa, but discover others can be hurt by their actions. Learn More
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  8. O, Little Town

    O, Little Town

    By Jerome McDonough.

    Product Code: O89000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Praise Groups
    • 10+ actors, flexible
    • 35 min.
    God and an angel are disappointed in people's behavior around the Christmas holiday until a young couple giving birth restore some hope for humanity. 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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