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  1. A Game

    A Game

    By Dennis E. Noble.

    Product Code: GB1000

    • Drama | Farce
    • High School | College
    • 4 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 25 min.
    Three people accept an invitation to take part in an experiment—a game in which a small room is divided into three equal areas—one for each person. At intervals they recite a slogan: "This is my land. It is mine. It is beautiful, and it is mine." As the game progresses, we see the drive that makes each human want to possess more than his neighbors—a drive that causes hatred ... and starts wars. This play, which can be staged simply or with multimedia effects, combines fantastical elements of the "theatre of the absurd" with realistic aspects of the traditional theatre to produce a play with a powerful impact. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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  2. 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.

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    • 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: $50/perf

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  3. 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
    • 2m., 3w.

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    • 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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  4. Frankenstein

    Frankenstein

    By John Mattera and Stephen Barrows.

    Product Code: F31000

    • Drama | Melodrama | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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  5. The Infamous Soothing System of Professor Maillard

    The Infamous Soothing System of Professor Maillard

    Adapted by Raleigh Marcell Jr. Based on Edgar Allan Poe's short story The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether.

    Product Code: IC8000

    • Drama
    • High School | College
    • 14+ actors, flexible.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 30 min.
    The play begins when the hero of the story decides to visit the private sanitarium operated by the renowned Professor Maillard. The professor is famous for his method of treating the insane, “The Soothing System.” But Professor Maillard has not been heard from for some time. What happens during the play, and the activities of the unusual characters, are comical and frightening—with an ending that may come as a surprise. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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  6. 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.

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    • 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
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