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  1. The War of the Worlds

    The War of the Worlds

    Product Code: WK5000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 2w., 6 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 40 min.
    During the morning video announcements at Grover's Mill High, something not of this Earth crash lands in the football stadium. Inspired by Orson Wells’ radio broadcast, this modern adaptation is designed to be rehearsed and performed live online. Through a series of Zoom calls, our morning-show hosts find themselves covering the biggest story in human history. Martians have landed and are taking over the Earth. Can our group of scrappy high-schoolers survive the invasion? This show can be performed virtually or onstage. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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  2. A Little Princess

    A Little Princess

    By R.N. Sandberg. Adapted from A Little Princess by Francis Hodgson Burnett.

    Product Code: LE2000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College
    • 2 to 4m., 7 to 9w., wth extras. May be expanded to 20 to 25.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 40 min.
    A girl who speaks English, French and Hindustani is left in a boarding school in London, but when news arrives that her army captain father has died and their fortune lost, she must live in the attic as a servant until the attic is magically transformed. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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  3. The Heart of Buchanan

    The Heart of Buchanan

    Adapted from a story by Sandra Fenichel Asher.

    Product Code: H93000

    • Drama
    • High School | College
    • 1w. (4 girls 8 to 13)

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 15 min.
    Sarah's military family moves often, but never before to a town as small as Buchanan. Sarah makes friends by singing in the choir and takes the Christmas program lightly-until she realizes its effect on her more vulnerable little sister. Learn More
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  4. Creche

    Creche

    By Monica Raymond

    Product Code: CC9000

    • Drama
    • High School | College
    • 2w.
    • 10 min.
    Two teenage girls find a newborn baby placed in a papier-mach Learn More
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  5. Ma in Her Kerchief

    Ma in Her Kerchief

    By Janet Kenney

    Product Code: ME6000

    • Drama
    • College
    • 2w.
    • 10 min.
    A strong willed mother-in-law, suffering from cancer, works out the territorial implications of living in her daughter-in-law's household. Learn More
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  6. Things Can Always Be Worse!

    Things Can Always Be Worse!

    By Lois Kipnis.

    Product Code: TB5000

    • Comedy
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Professional | TYA
    • 30 roles for a minimum of 8 actors. may be further expanded.
    • 45 min.
    Rich with Jewish tradition, this is the story of an argumentative family living in a tiny hut who, following a Rabbi's advice, bring their animals into the hut. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  7. Barabbas ... Out Of Darkness

    Barabbas ... Out Of Darkness

    By Jack Dyville.

    Product Code: BH7000

    • Drama
    • College
    • 5m., 7w., flexible. Five performers serve as choral readers, using a choir and contemporary Christian music as desired.
    • 45 min.
    A different look at the Easter story as seen through the eyes of Barabbas, the thief who had his life exchanged for the life of Jesus of Nazareth just before the crucifixion. Learn More
    $7.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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  8. An Old-Fashioned Christmas

    An Old-Fashioned Christmas

    By Sally Bowman.

    Product Code: O91000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 2 to 3m., 5w., extras.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 30 min.
    Retirees wish for an old fashioned Christmas, but are not so enthusiastic when their wish is granted. Learn More
    $7.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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  9. An Implausible Claus

    An Implausible Claus

    By Nikki Harmon.

    Product Code: I47000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College | Professional
    • 1m. (1 girl.)

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 30 min.
    Jensie discovers that the Ho-Ho Hotline is being answered by a Jewish man at a retirement home. While the unusual twosome spend time together, imagination is rekindled. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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