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  1. A Rose for Emily

    A Rose for Emily

    Adapted by Joseph Robinette. Based on William Faulkner's story.

    Product Code: R33000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School
    • 5m., 4w.
    • 45 min.
    Emily Grierson is the proud and very private daughter of a small southern town's now-deceased leading citizen. She lives alone in her mansion until, to the surprise of everyone, she takes up with a handsome man. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  2. 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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  3. Frankenstein

    Frankenstein

    By John Mattera and Stephen Barrows.

    Product Code: F31000

    • Drama | Melodrama | Tragedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 5m., 1w. (1 creature.)
    • 35 min.
    This version of the classic thriller catches the essence of Mary Shelley's novel and builds to a climax with an unexpected twist. Learn More
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  4. Kamikaze Kate (and the sword of Captain Kuroda)

    Kamikaze Kate (and the sword of Captain Kuroda)

    By John Summons.

    Product Code: K23000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 4w.
    • 45 min.
    Schoolgirl Kate thinks war is exciting, until her grandfather gives her a Japanese samurai sword from WWII, and along with the sword comes the ghost of Captain Kuroda, who teaches her that wartime experiences are not games. Learn More
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  5. Ring Of Lead

    Ring Of Lead

    Adapted by Ken Pickering. From Rev. Sabine Baring-Gould's short story The Leaden Ring.

    Product Code: RC2000

    • Drama | Melodrama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 2m., 3w.
    • 25 min.
    Based on a short story by Sabine Baring-Gould. A young woman endures the memory of a suitor who committed suicide and is ultimately trapped by his revenge. Learn More
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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
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  7. Whodunit?

    Whodunit?

    By Anne Coulter Martens.

    Product Code: W25000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School
    • 8m., 5w., extras.
    • 30 min.
    The detectives may not know who the killer is but the audience does. An announcer gives them the real facts. Following that, there's the fun of watching the experts Learn More
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