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  1. Yoo-Hoo and Hank Williams

    Yoo-Hoo and Hank Williams

    By Gregory S. Moss.

    Product Code: Y35000

    • Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 2m., 3w.
    • 90 min.
    In a reimagined version of the American South in the ’50s, the Yoo-Hoo girl is an eccentric romantic. Her neighbors, including the shy paperboy, are dreamy and eccentric too. This strange, simple life becomes more complicated when the Yoo-Hoo girl meets a seductive salesman she thinks is the man of her dreams. But he changes, revealing a darker side. When the paperboy confesses his love to the Yoo-Hoo girl, the two prepare to escape, only to be confronted by the salesman, with dark and bitter consequences. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  2. Hamlet or Does Father Reeeeeeally Know Best?

    Hamlet or Does Father Reeeeeeally Know Best?

    By Nancy Linehan Charles. Based on the play by William Shakespeare.

    Product Code: H94000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | Community | TYA
    • 2m., 2w., 11 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 60 min.
    William Shakespeare believed strongly in the fact that there will always be consequences when you make the wrong move. Hamlet listens to a ghost, who makes all of the decisions, and everyone ends up dead. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  3. All Out

    All Out

    By John Zodrow.

    Product Code: AA8000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Satire | Tragedy
    • College | Community
    • 6m., 4w., 6 to 7 extras.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 30 min.
    To what extremes will the game show contestants go to win a prize of $100,000? This play is about lack of ethics and what people will do for money. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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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.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  5. Letters to a Student Revolutionary

    Letters to a Student Revolutionary

    By Elizabeth Wong.

    Product Code: L74000

    • Comedy | Drama | Tragedy
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 3m., 3w. (Expandable chorus, multicultural cast.)

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 90 min.
    A jaded American rebel reluctantly on a family vacation in China meets a young idealistic Chinese girl with whom she embarks on a 10-year correspondence, which is cut tragically short by the Tiananmen Square massacre. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  6. Plots

    Plots

    By Jerome McDonough.

    Product Code: PJ3000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College
    • 11 (or as few as 8 with doubling).

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 40 min.
    Five scenes cover a variety of situations including an invisible man, two girls stranded in a lifeboat and a woman concerned about being buried alive. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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