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  1. Hamlet and Zombies! - HH7000

    Hamlet and Zombies!

    By Will Averill.

    Product Code: HH7000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 5m., 2w., 13 to 33 either gender.
    • 45 min.
    Something is rotting in the state of Denmark, and Hamlet may be the only one who is on to it. With the help of Horatio and Laertes, Hamlet solves the mystery of his mother’s marriage to his uncle, observes his father’s transformation from king to zombie king, saves his love, Ophelia, and fends off both the Norwegians and the zombie hordes. This adaptation is perfect for those who are looking for a spooky retelling of one of the Bard’s classics with lots of fun and a little bite. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  2. dont u luv me?

    dont u luv me?

    By Linda Daugherty.

    Product Code: DA8000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Praise Groups
    • 4m., 5w.
    • 40 min.
    This thought-provoking play explores the world of aggression and violence in teen dating and encourages young people to make healthy relationship choices. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  3. Kelso and Case-Tec

    Kelso and Case-Tec

    By Jose Cruz Gonzalez

    Product Code: K29000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School
    • 2m.
    • 10 min.
    Kelso and Case-Tec are teenage brothers, home alone watching TV. The fact that Charlton Heston is on every channel helps to distract them from a physically abusive father and a mother in the hospital. Learn More
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  4. Othello or Tracking the Green-eyed Monster

    Othello or Tracking the Green-eyed Monster

    Adapted by Nancy Linehan Charles. From Shakespeare.

    Product Code: O63000

    • Drama | Melodrama | Tragedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 8 to 11 principles plus as many soldiers and senators as desired.
    • 45 min.
    A mesmerizing tale of the good guy who takes a very wrong turn, and changes his life forever. The moral of the story, choose your friends wisely, and let go of false pride before it destroys you. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  5. 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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  6. Uncool

    Uncool

    By Vin Morreale Jr.

    Product Code: U24000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Melodrama | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 6w., extras as desired.
    • 45 min.
    In this teen comedy, Jenny is part of the popular crowd that rules the school, while Beth is the new girl trying desperately to fit in. Together they must come to terms with what it means to be cool, what is uncool and why it is so important to simply be yourself. Issues of self-worth, mutual respect and tolerance of those who are different are explored against a backdrop of humorous teen-oriented dialogue that will leave audiences dizzy with laughter. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  7. Love Is a Hot Fudge Sundae

    Love Is a Hot Fudge Sundae

    By Stephen Hotchner.

    Product Code: L51000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 5m., 6w.
    • 45 min.
    This play addresses high-school peer pressure, stress and the desperate need to belong. When Nicky's stories are read out loud in class, her classmates cruelly reject her as "weird," even while believing that in one of the stories she foretells the suicide of Rosy, an overweight girl who is a newcomer to the school. As the drama unfolds, the audience does not know who is the potential suicide victim, Rosy or Nicky. Learn More
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  8. Everyman in the Circus of Life

    Everyman in the Circus of Life

    Adapted by Travis Tyre.

    Product Code: E56000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Praise Groups
    • 13 actors, may be played by 4 with doubling.
    • 45 min.
    Death, Worldly Possessions, and Strength all play a role in this new contemporary retelling of Everyman, with the fun of a circus performance and the exploration of one of the great dramas of the medieval world. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  9. Stages

    Stages

    By Jerome McDonough.

    Product Code: SZ7000

    • Drama | Farce
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 10+ either gender.
    • 35 min.
    A play within a play in various styles throughout theatre history. Rehearsal is conducted as an exasperated director and stage manager attempt to deal with an ever-changing script. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  10. The Barber Of Seville (Le Barbier de Séville, Ou la Précaution Inutile)

    The Barber Of Seville (Le Barbier de Séville, Ou la Précaution Inutile)

    Adapted by I. E. Clark. Based on the plays written by Pierre-Augustin Caron De Beaumarchais.

    Product Code: BH8000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 7m., 3w.
    • 40 min.
    Highly intelligent, energetic and ambitious Figaro wanted more than anything to be rich and famous so he could enjoy the splendid life of 18th century France. But he had no chance of succeeding because he was born a second-class citizen, and life for him and the other servants was so unbearable that whispers of revolt drifted through the musty air of the servants' quarters. The tricks Figaro thinks up to get even with the aristocrats produce one of the world's funniest comedies. Learn More
    $6.95 /script

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