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  1. All Sports Network--Quarantine Crisis Edition

    All Sports Network--Quarantine Crisis Edition

    By Werner Trieschmann.

    Product Code: AN4000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | Community
    • 4w., 9 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 40 min.
    ASN—the All Sports Network—features 24/7 sports action that fans crave. Every night, ASN anchors Drew and Melody gleefully cheer on the sports violence. Suddenly a global virus puts a halt to all sports and forces Drew and Melody to broadcast from their homes. Instead of sports action, ASN is now filling up the time with all manner of odd programming, including commercials from needy fast-food joints who wonder if their customers miss them. Will ASN ever show sports again? This show can be performed virtually or onstage. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  2. All I Really Need to Know I Learned by Being in a Bad Murder Mystery

    All I Really Need to Know I Learned by Being in a Bad Murder Mystery

    By Werner Trieschmann.

    Product Code: AL5000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Middle School | High School
    • 16 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 40 min.
    A band of lovable yet impossibly inept thespians are taking on a genre that will not die—the murder mystery! In this whodunit, the misguided performers attempt to nail down devilish British accents, understand what a red herring is, and figure out how to die onstage without looking all gross and stuff. Meanwhile, the director and stage manager wouldn't really try to murder someone during the murder mystery. Would they?! Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  3. Hell's Cafeteria

    Hell's Cafeteria

    By Werner Trieschmann.

    Product Code: HF1000

    • Comedy | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 2m., 3w., up to 25 with extras, either gender.

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    • 40 min.
    Superstar cafeteria chef Rodney "Rotten" Disposle is ready to make life miserable for everybody in another season of "Hell's Cafeteria" as he hosts the competition to find the best (worst) high-school cafeteria manager in the country. The strange contestants he has in this go-round are sure to give him fits! Will a winner for be announced? Will anybody make it through lunch? Learn More
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  4. The Excuser

    The Excuser

    By Werner Trieschmann.

    Product Code: E62000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • Middle School | High School
    • 15 to 20 roles, either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 40 min.
    This play is about a reality show led by billionaire (millionaire?) Clump, who has good hair, and in which a mixed bag of contestants compete in a storage room--no, boardroom-- and are sent home with the trademark, "That's no excuse!" Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  5. Paper or Plastic?

    Paper or Plastic?

    By Werner Trieschmann.

    Product Code: PB5000

    • Comedy | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 6m., 6w., 3 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 40 min.
    For her first job, teenage Sarah thinks she's easily qualified to check out customers at her local grocery store. At least it has to be better than serving up greasy fast food, right? But she isn't prepared for the assistant manager who refuses to deal with unruly customers or her crazy co-workers who put on camouflage to hunt down stray grocery carts. All Sarah wants is the answer to the simplest question in the world: Paper or plastic? Learn More
    $9.95 /script

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  6. 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
    • Middle School | High School | TYA
    • 15+ either gender, expandable to include all.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    This dramatic adaptation, sprinkled with comedic commentary, is a winner for elementary, middle, and early high school. Shakespeare's Scottish tragedy is told within a lively and humorous story-theatre frame. Macbeth and his Lady covet the crown while witches, ghosts, kings and soldiers sweep across the landscape, carving out the battle between good and evil. Shakespeare characters speak the Bard's words, while storytellers fill in plot and comment wryly on the escalating action. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  7. Jocko or, The Monkey's Husband

    Jocko or, The Monkey's Husband

    By Tim Kelly. Based on the French classic, Jocko La Singe.

    Product Code: J61000

    • Comedy | Satire | Tragedy
    • High School | College
    • 13+ actors, flexible, 2m., 4w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 25 min.
    Based on one of the French Boulevard plays of the 1800's, in which Jocko (a monkey) falls in love with a European man. They endure the comments of a contemporary theatre audience as well as family and authorities as they pursue their relationship. Learn More
    $6.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  8. The Pot Boiler

    The Pot Boiler

    Adapted by I. E. Clark. From the one-act satire by Alice Gerstenberg

    Product Code: PJ6000

    • Comedy | Melodrama | Satire
    • High School | College
    • 6m., 3w., or 4m., 4w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 35 min.
    A young playwright is schooled by a master during rehearsal of his latest work. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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