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  1. Polly Wants a Curtain Call

    Polly Wants a Curtain Call

    By Victoria Sayeg.

    Product Code: PM5000

    • Comedy
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School
    • 2m., 6w., 14 to 23 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    One day, in the midst of a ship-looting-gone-wrong, Pauline, the Shakespeare-reciting, gluten-intolerant parrot flies away to pursue her acting career in Pollywood. When the pirates discover that she has run away, they experience an awakening and determine that it is not too late to change their scoundrel ways, which leads them directly to Aargaholics Anonymous! Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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  2. The Hundred Dresses

    The Hundred Dresses

    By Ralph Covert and G. Riley Mills. Based on the book by Eleanor Estes.

    Product Code: HH1000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | TYA
    • 3 to 5m., 5w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    Wanda, a second-grader, wears a faded blue dress every day, but she tells her classmates that she has a hundred dresses at home. Soon Wanda's classmates make a game of teasing her about her hundred dresses until she doesn't come to school one day, leaving just an empty seat. As feelings of guilt overtake the children, they decide they must find out what happened to Wanda and make amends for the way they treated her. Bullying, friendship and forgiveness are touched upon in this adaptation. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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  3. The Cycle

    The Cycle

    By Tiffany Kontoyiannis.

    Product Code: CQ5000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School
    • 4 to 5m., 5 to 8w., 2 to 3 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    By bringing the bully, the bystander and the victim to the stage, The Cycle dramatizes the negative effects and harms of bullying. We meet several relatable characters including a victim who has chosen to overcome her painful experience with bullying by focusing on her schoolwork; however, we also see how she could have negatively chosen to deal with it. This award-winning play sparks discussion by creating characters in whom anyone can see themselves. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  4. Cosmic Fruit Bowl

    Cosmic Fruit Bowl

    By Rosemary Frisino Toohey.

    Product Code: CN6000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School
    • 4 actors.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 15 min.
    Think living in a fishbowl is tough? Try a fruit bowl. All the regulars are there: the self-centered star, the guy hiding a secret and the budding philosopher. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  5. Cucarachas

    Cucarachas

    By Rosemary Frisino Toohey.

    Product Code: CN5000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School
    • 2m., 3 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 20 min.
    A trio of cockroaches in a research lab live a life of ease and are joined by a cockroach bred aboard a spaceship, who encourages them to be independent and ignore the rules. He's independent, he moves differently, he even thinks! If the other roaches change their pattern, will it be the dawn of a new day? Or will it mean curtains for cucarachas? Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  6. A Bully There Be

    A Bully There Be

    By Lisa Dillman.

    Product Code: BH4000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 2m., 1w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 10 min.
    In a royal palace in the long-ago land of Once Upon a Time, a lowly serving wench schools an arrogant prince as to the causes and consequences of his insistent bullying of the court jester. Learn More
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  7. A Bunch of Clowns

    A Bunch of Clowns

    By Sandra Fenichel Asher.

    Product Code: BK4000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 5 to 8, or many more, either gender

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 10 min.
    When New Kid arrives at school Learn More
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  8. Beasts

    Beasts

    By Ernie Nolan.

    Product Code: BG6000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 6m., 2w., gender flexible.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 10 min.
    In ancient Greece, young Theseus enters a labyrinth to destroy a rumored beast. But when human and creature come face to face, the lines between beast and boy become blurred. Learn More
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  9. Blu

    Blu

    By Gloria Bond Clunie.

    Product Code: BH2000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 2m., 3w., 1 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 10 min.
    As they search for a missing journal, a brother and his friends discover how Blu, a fantastic eighth-grade artist, battles the bullying that threatens to turn his 'technicolor world' gray. Learn More
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  10. Bystander Blues

    Bystander Blues

    By Trish Lindberg.

    Product Code: BG8000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 3m., 7w., (5 actors with doubling )

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 10 min.
    The inner thoughts of a group of bystanders watching a bullying incident, along with the feelings of the target, are highlighted in this short play which seeks to understand the power of the bystander in any bullying situation. Learn More
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