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  1. Boid & Oskar

    Boid & Oskar

    By Elizabeth Wong.

    Product Code: BA7000

    • Comedy | Drama | Tragedy
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School
    • 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  2. The Happy Prince

    The Happy Prince

    By Elizabeth Wong.

    Product Code: H82000

    • Comedy | Drama | Tragedy
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School
    • 3m., 5w. (plus 2 either gender, or 4m., 4w. with doubling, plus extras.)
    • 45 min.
    This spiritually compelling play tells the story of a migrating swallow who befriends a prince made of stone. Together, they learn the lessons of friendship and sacrifice. Learn More
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  3. 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
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School
    • 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
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  4. Letters to an Alien

    Letters to an Alien

    By Robert Caisley.

    Product Code: L58000

    • Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School
    • 2 to 6m, 1 to 2w.
    • 45 min.
    Aliens arrive on earth and uncover that Hannah's grandfather survived life in the camps and cannot confront his own painful memories. To help Hannah understand her heritage, the aliens take her back in time to Poland in 1943 and she is finally able to fully understand the magnitude of the Holocaust. The aliens gather much information about human beings and the foreign concept of "hate." Learn More
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  5. 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
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  6. Barabbas ... Out Of Darkness

    Barabbas ... Out Of Darkness

    By Jack Dyville.

    Product Code: BH7000

    • Drama
    • College
    • 5m., 7w., flexible. Five performers serve as choral readers, using a choir and contemporary Christian music as desired.
    • 45 min.
    A different look at the Easter story as seen through the eyes of Barabbas, the thief who had his life exchanged for the life of Jesus of Nazareth just before the crucifixion. Learn More
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  7. Cain: A Mystery

    Cain: A Mystery

    Adapted by I. E. Clark. Based on the story by Lord Byron.

    Product Code: CK1000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 5m., 3w., or 4m., 4w
    • 35 min.
    A modern adaptaion of Lord Byron's story about the sons of Adam and Eve. 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
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 13 actors, may be played by 4 with doubling.
    • 45 min.
    Everyman in the Circus of Life is a contemporary retelling of Everyman that combines the fun and skills of circus performance with the exploration of one of the great dramas of the medieval world. All the characters remain, but they have become figures in a circus: Death is the ringmaster; Worldly Possessions a juggler; Strength a weight lifter, for example. The script also includes the original Everyman to make it accessible to the modern reader, as well as rehearsal activities and games. Learn More
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  9. Just Like Old Times

    Just Like Old Times

    By Robert G. Barone.

    Product Code: J62000

    • Drama
    • High School | College
    • 6w.
    • 25 min.
    Five women, former members of their high-school drama club, meet at a funeral home after the death of the sixth member and reflect on their lives. Learn More
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