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  1. All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten Cover A78000

    All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten

    Based on the books by Robert Fulghum. Conceived and adapted by Ernest Zulia. Music and Lyrics by David Caldwell.

    Product Code: A78000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 3m., 2w. (1 pianist, expandable.)

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 135 min.
    Based on the best-selling books, this musical takes a funny, insightful and heartwarming look at what is profound in everyday life. It’s an evening of theatrical storytelling in revue format with monologues, dialogues and multiple voice narrations enhanced through the use of live piano underscoring, which provides fluidity, charm and emotional texture, and seven optional original songs. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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  2. A Tale of Two Spectators

    A Tale of Two Spectators

    By Peter Manos.

    Product Code: TW8000

    • Comedy
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 1m., 1w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 20 min.
    In a park, a man and a woman secretly watch their respective spouses carry on an affair. As time goes on we realize they have been meeting like this to watch their spouses for quite some time and have even developed something of a bond with each other, despite their predicament. And perhaps they have discovered a little more about themselves and their lives, as well. This show can be performed virtually or onstage. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  3. A Tale of Two Spectators (Digital Script)

    A Tale of Two Spectators (Digital Script)

    Product Code: TW8DIG

    • Comedy
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 1m., 1w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 20 min.
    In a park, a man and a woman secretly watch their respective spouses carry on an affair. As time goes on we realize they have been meeting like this to watch their spouses for quite some time and have even developed something of a bond for each other, despite their predicament. And perhaps they have discovered a little more about themselves and their lives, as well. This show can be performed virtually or onstage. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  4. Alone, Together

    Alone, Together

    Edited by William Davies King. Foreword by Risa Brainin. Written by Linda Alper, Katie Bender, Jami Brandli, Dan Castellaneta, Deb Lacusta, Leo Cabranes-Grant, Mia Chung, Yussef El Guindi, Anne García-Romero, Idris Goodwin, Enid Graham, Arlene Hutton, Lila Rose Kaplan, William Davies King, Jenny Mercein, Brian Otaño, Lynn Rosen, Cheri Steinkellner, James Still, Alison Tatlock, Annie Torsiglieri, John Walch, Cheryl L. West and Sheri Wilner.

    Product Code: AN3000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • Digital Script Available

      This collection is currently only available as a prepublication digital script. Click here to visit the
    March 2020. As California entered a “stay at home” order due to the coronavirus pandemic, UC Santa Barbara’s LAUNCH PAD commissioned 24 distinguished playwrights to pen monologues and short plays inspired by the prompt “Alone, Together” and written to be performed live on Zoom. These 39 extraordinary pieces reflect the moment of lockdown and capture our longing for connection. This is a collection born of a moment, but one that will live on for the ages. Learn More
    $34.95 /book

    Min. Royalty Rate: $15/perf

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  5. Alone, Together (Digital Script)

    Alone, Together (Digital Script)

    Product Code: AN3DIG

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional


    • Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    March 2020. As California entered a “stay at home” order due to the coronavirus pandemic, UC Santa Barbara’s LAUNCH PAD commissioned 24 distinguished playwrights to pen monologues and short plays inspired by the prompt “Alone, Together” and written to be performed live on Zoom. These 39 extraordinary pieces reflect the moment of lockdown and capture our longing for connection. This is a collection born of a moment, but one that will live on for the ages. Learn More
    $34.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $15/perf

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    A Long Trip

    By Dan McGeehan.

    Product Code: LM7000

    • Drama
    • High School | College
    • 2m., 2w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 15 min.
    This highly sought-after one act features an elderly couple who have lived a long and happy life together. Now, however, the woman is slowly slipping away as dementia runs its course. In an attempt to reawaken the bond they have held for so many years, the man tells her of the moment they fell in love. It is so vivid that she can see it play out before her eyes: a younger version of the man and woman meeting, falling in love and sharing a first kiss. One final, happy memory for her to take with her on her last long trip. Learn More
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  7. A Long Trip (Digital Script)

    A Long Trip (Digital Script)

    Product Code: LM7DIG

    • Drama
    • High School | College
    • 2m., 2w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 15 min.
    This highly sought-after one act features an elderly couple who have lived a long and happy life together. Now, however, the woman is slowly slipping away as dementia runs its course. In an attempt to reawaken the bond they have held for so many years, the man tells her of the moment they fell in love. It is so vivid that she can see it play out before her eyes: a younger version of the man and woman meeting, falling in love and sharing a first kiss. One final, happy memory for her to take with her on her last long trip. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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    Eternity

    By Michael Cochran.

    Product Code: E94000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 5 to 6m., 4 to 5w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 90 min.
    Abe, an angel of death, decides to move a client appointment in favor of getting an ice cream sandwich. The only problem is that his “appointments” are to greet the newly deceased and take them to the next stop. Things quickly spiral out of control when Abe’s repeated attempts to “bump off” his delayed appointment fails, and the real threat of a new “unauthorized life” will occur unless Abe gets everything back on track. A surprise visit from the boss helps Abe rediscover the real meaning of life and death. Learn More
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  9. Eternity (Digital Script)

    Eternity (Digital Script)

    Product Code: E94DIG

    • Comedy
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 5 to 6m., 4 to 5w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 90 min.
    Abe, an angel of death, decides to move a client appointment in favor of getting an ice cream sandwich. The only problem is that his “appointments” are to greet the newly deceased and take them to the next stop. Things quickly spiral out of control when Abe’s repeated attempts to “bump off” his delayed appointment fails, and the real threat of a new “unauthorized life” will occur unless Abe gets everything back on track. A surprise visit from the boss helps Abe rediscover the real meaning of life and death. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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    Finishing School

    By Elaine Liner.

    Product Code: FF9000

    • Comedy
    • College | Community
    • 2m., 2w., 1 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 90 min.
    This comedy about life’s second act finds older gents Al and Wizzer meeting on a park bench every morning to read and mock newspaper obits. Their daily rituals—shooting the bull about sports, women loved and lost and the many annoyances of aging—are suddenly shaken up by the appearance of a friendly young woman and her flirty mom, and Wizzer pep-talks lonely widower Al to convince him to break out of his self-imposed “quantum of solace” and maybe find love again. Learn More
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