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  1. A Tale of Two Spectators

    A Tale of Two Spectators

    By Peter Manos.

    Product Code: TW8000

    • Comedy
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 1m., 1w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 20 min.
    In a park, a man and a woman secretly watch their respective spouses carry on an affair. As time goes on we realize they have been meeting like this to watch their spouses for quite some time and have even developed something of a bond with each other, despite their predicament. And perhaps they have discovered a little more about themselves and their lives, as well. This show can be performed virtually or onstage. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/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.

      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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  3. American Beauty

    American Beauty

    By Jules Tasca.

    Product Code: A57000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College
    • 4m., 3w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 20 min.
    Mark is so jealous of his beautiful wife, Mona, that he wants to destroy anyone who gives her a second look. So difficult is it to live with Mark, that Mona—who is innocent of her alluring power and only wants a calm life—runs away from Mark to live with her girlfriend, Ginger, in New York. Everyone immediately falls in love with Mona, including Ginger's boyfriend, Tom, and Tom's brother, Marty. Elevator operators, security guards, salesmen, everyone in the building falls for Mona as if under some magic spell. In the grand finale, the jealous husband, called by an angry Ginger, shows up to bring the mayhem to a wild conclusion. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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  4. The Potman Spoke Sooth

    The Potman Spoke Sooth

    By David Fulk.

    Product Code: P41000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • High School | College
    • 6m., 2w. (1 voice.)

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 35 min.
    Agatha Christie is spoofed hilariously as a respectable murder mystery turns into a farcical game of illusion and reality. Detective Sergeant Gallagher informs Colonel Winthrop Wiggins and his wife that a notorious "Peanut Murderer" is on the loose. Laughs abound as they engage in a zany intrigue of murders, accusations and arrests. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  5. 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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