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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.

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    • 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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  2. Farmageddon and the Undercover Crop

    Farmageddon and the Undercover Crop

    By Victoria Sayeg.

    Product Code: FF6000

    • Comedy
    • Elementary School | Middle School
    • 1m., 1w., 20 to 24 either gender.

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    • 45 min.
    Everyone loves a good crop circle—that is, everyone but world-renowned peanut planter Farmer Carter. He is devastated to learn his entire year's yield of peanuts has been damaged by someone—or something—just a day before the circus comes to town! With the help of his wife and their junk-food-addicted twin daughters, Farmer Carter hires a private investigator to get to the bottom of this perplexing peanut puzzle. Learn More
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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. The Sheep Thief

    The Sheep Thief

    Adapted by Ford Ainsworth from The Second Shepherd's Play.

    Product Code: SY4000

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

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    • 35 min.
    Three shepherds must thwart the efforts of a thieving scoundrel named Mak who is trying to steal their sheep. In spite of their vigilance, Mak manages to steal a lamb. The scene in which Mak and his wife, Gil, try to pass the lamb off as their newborn baby is some of the best comedy ever written. Learn More
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  6. The Ransom of Red Chief

    The Ransom of Red Chief

    Adapted by Brian Kral. Based on O. Henry's short story.

    Product Code: R90000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School
    • 2m., 1 boy.

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    • 45 min.
    This adaptation of O. Henry's classic story about two kidnappers who fall prey to their young victim combines historical fact and entertaining fancy. Learn More
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  7. 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.

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    • 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
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  8. Gammer Gurton's Needle

    Gammer Gurton's Needle

    Adapted by I. E. Clark.

    Product Code: GB2000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • High School | College | TYA
    • 5m., 5w.

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    • 35 min.
    The play is a rollicking farce laid in a 16th-century English hamlet. Among its often-patched, seldom-washed inhabitants is Gammer Gurton, a jolly old gossip whose most precious possession is a steel needle. But, alas!—Gammer loses her needle, and the entire village finds itself in a turmoil. Learn More
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