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  1. 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
    • Middle School | High School | TYA
    • 8 to 11 principles plus as many soldiers and senators as desired.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 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
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  2. Things Can Always Be Worse!

    Things Can Always Be Worse!

    By Lois Kipnis.

    Product Code: TB5000

    • Comedy
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Professional | TYA
    • 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
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  3. Do Not Go Gentle

    Do Not Go Gentle

    By Suzan Zeder.

    Product Code: D72000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Professional | TYA
    • 1m., 3w., 1 boy, 1 girl.

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    • 40 min.
    After her death, Lillian discovers that she cannot "move on" until the rifts between her son and granddaughter are somehow mended. When Windsor and Kelly come home to settle her affairs, they discover that the walls of her house have been painted with wild murals. As they unravel secrets of the paintings, the two make astonishing discoveries about themselves and a special relationship between Lillian and a neighborhood child. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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  4. A Christmas for Carol

    A Christmas for Carol

    By Julie Landry.

    Product Code: CL4000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | TYA
    • 4 to 6m., 9 to 11w., extras.
    • 25 min.
    A girl is critical of Christmas until something happens that helps her understand the joy of giving. Learn More
    $39.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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  5. Sharing

    Sharing

    By O.B. Rozell.

    Product Code: SY2000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | TYA
    • 4m., 7w.

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    • 25 min.
    A family copes with the loss of their wife and mother at holiday time. Learn More
    $7.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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  6. A Trying Ordeal

    A Trying Ordeal

    By Albert Green.

    Product Code: TR9000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | TYA
    • 3m., 5w.
    • 25 min.
    A girl waits for her sister on a park bench and has some experiences that highlight her differences from other people. This creates some difficulties, but also opportunities that might not arise otherwise. Learn More
    $7.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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  7. A Ghost for Rosanda

    A Ghost for Rosanda

    By Herman O. Ammann.

    Product Code: GB5000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | TYA
    • 2m., 6w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    Four teenage girls spend the night in a rundown old house to help conjure up ghost stories, but they get more than they had bargained for. Learn More
    $7.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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  8. The Frogs FE3000

    The Frogs

    Adapted by I.E. Clark from Aristophanes.

    Product Code: FE3000

    • Comedy | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College | TYA
    • 5m., 5w., extras (may include 20 or more).

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 40 min.
    An adaption of a classic Greek comedy by Aristophanes, in which Dionysus ventures to Hades in order to bring a playwright back to life. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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  9. Gammer Gurton's Needle

    Gammer Gurton's Needle

    Adapted by I. E. Clark.

    Product Code: GB2000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • High School | College | TYA
    • 5m., 5w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 35 min.
    The play is a rollicking farce laid in a 16th-century English hamlet. Among its often-patched, seldom-washed inhabitants is Gammer Gurton, a jolly old gossip whose most precious possession is a steel needle. But, alas!—Gammer loses her needle, and the entire village finds itself in a turmoil. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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