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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.

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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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  2. 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.

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    • 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
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  3. The Fourth Wise Man F09000

    The Fourth Wise Man

    Book by Joy Chaitin, Sarah Stevens and Marilyn D. Anderson. Music arranged by Joy Chaitin and Sarah Stevens. 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. Uncool

    Uncool

    By Vin Morreale Jr.

    Product Code: U24000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Melodrama | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | TYA
    • 3m., 6w., extras as desired.

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    • 45 min.
    In this teen comedy, Jenny is part of the popular crowd that rules the school, while Beth is the new girl trying desperately to fit in. Together they must come to terms with what it means to be cool, what is uncool and why it is so important to simply be yourself. Issues of self-worth, mutual respect and tolerance of those who are different are explored against a backdrop of humorous teen-oriented dialogue that will leave audiences dizzy with laughter. Learn More
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  5. The Falling Moon

    The Falling Moon

    By David Koren.

    Product Code: F55000

    • Comedy | Drama | Melodrama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College
    • 5m., 6w. (can expand to include up to 14 other actors.)

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    • 45 min.
    The king and his sons learn the moon is falling from the sky from terrible sadness over their constant warfare. When confronted with the destruction of the entire planet, they agree to embark on a whirlwind journey to appease the moon. Learn More
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  6. Babes in Gangland or The Godmother

    Babes in Gangland or The Godmother

    By Dutton Foster.

    Product Code: B69000

    • Farce | Melodrama
    • Middle School | High School
    • 3m., 4w., 2 either gender

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    • 35 min.
    This melodramatic farce, marked by puns, double entendres, asides to the audience, and other absurdities, is a comic tour de force. A perfect contest one-act with no elaborate set requirements. Learn More
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  7. 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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  8. A Toby Show

    A Toby Show

    By Aurand Harris.

    Product Code: TN9000

    • Farce | Melodrama
    • High School | College | TYA
    • 3m., 4w., plus extras for vaudeville entr'actes.

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    • 30 min.
    A Toby Show brings back to the stage an American folk character of Toby, a country bumpkin who through naiveté, honesty and homespun humor outwits the city slickers. Toby is a great role for an energetic actor. The play is a colorful segment of American drama. This farce melodrama recreates with traditional situations and stock characters through jokes and stage business. Learn More
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  9. The Wild Flowering of Chastity or Chaste Across the Stage

    The Wild Flowering of Chastity or Chaste Across the Stage

    By Dutton Foster.

    Product Code: W33000

    • Farce | Melodrama
    • Middle School | High School
    • 4m., 4w.

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    • 35 min.
    In this stylish satiric melodrama, Aunt Absinthe hopes pretty Chastity has sold enough Easter eggs to meet the mortgage payment, but business is slow and a villain is after their humble homestead. Learn More
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