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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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  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 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.)
    • 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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  4. The Red Rose

    The Red Rose

    By le Clanche du Rand. Based upon Beauty and the Beast.

    Product Code: R42000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College | Professional
    • 2m., 1w.

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    • 45 min.
    This play is an innovative, entertaining, and emotionally relevant treatment of the Beauty and the Beast theme for modern audiences using marks, mime and sound. Thematically it concerns itself with what lies below the apparent surfaces of people and events, as well as with the journey of learning how to love. Learn More
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  5. In Search Of The Golden Teardrop

    In Search Of The Golden Teardrop

    By Betty Havens.

    Product Code: IC6000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | TYA
    • 10 to 25 actors, flexible.
    • 35 min.
    Two brave subjects set out on a quest to find and return a golden teardrop lost by a princess. Learn More
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  6. The Little Troll Without A Soul

    The Little Troll Without A Soul

    By Herman Ammann.

    Product Code: LJ6000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | TYA
    • 3m., 7w., extras.
    • 40 min.
    Attempting to make the world as ugly as possible, a heartless old witch traps pretty young girls and turns them into ugly old rag dolls. When the play opens the witch is laying plans to trap Michele, a little girl that the little troll who wants a soul has had his eyes on. She's something he'd like to find under his Christmas tree—but not as an ugly rag doll! Learn More
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  7. The Magic Flute

    The Magic Flute

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's opera in play form. Dramatized by June Walker Rogers.

    Product Code: M10000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 14 m. or w., extras as desired.

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    • 45 min.
    Follow the adventures of Prince Tamino in this opera libretto simplified into an enchanting play. Learn More
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  8. The Tale of the Frog Prince

    The Tale of the Frog Prince

    Book by Kathy Hotchner. Lyrics by Bill Roser, Steve and Kathy Hotchner. Music by Bill Roser.

    Product Code: T48000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College | TYA
    • 3m., 4w.
    • 45 min.
    In the heart of a magical swamp lives a crusty prince-turned-frog who wants to become human again but, as he sings it, "No one wants to kiss a toad." Into this swamp comes a noisy, haughty royal family with young Rosalie, whose kiss turns the frog back into a (very surprised!) prince. Your audience will learn as much of a lesson as the prince since they will participate equally in the action. Learn More
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