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  1. US A Teen History

    US A Teen History

    Book by Flip Kobler and Cindy Marcus. Lyrics by Flip Kobler. Music by Dennis Poore.

    Product Code: U41000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 8 to 25m., 8 to 25w., expandable, extras as desired.
    • 75 min.
    This story theatre-style show is a compilation of pieces about the teens who helped shape America. Did you know that the drummer boys in the Revolutionary War were as young as 11? Or that Caroline Pickersgill helped sew the flag that inspired “The Star-Spangled Banner” at 14? This show is incredibly flexible and adaptable to your space and audience, as we encourage you to write your own pieces about the forgotten teens of America. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  2. Writer's Cramp (or How Will Shakespeare Got Into Show Biz)

    Writer's Cramp (or How Will Shakespeare Got Into Show Biz)

    By Larry Glaister.

    Product Code: WH6000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 5m., 2w.
    • 100 min.
    He was born in 1564, but historians lose track of Will Shakespeare until around 1590. This play gleefully jumps in to fill in the gaps of his so-called "lost years." Will is a 21-year-old dreamer, the father of three and quite jobless. His wife is distracted by the amorous attentions of their neighbor. Poverty, lust and gender confusion rock everyone's boat, but, in the end, fortune smiles on the aspiring young poet. Learn More
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  3. The Bremen Town Musicians: Nothing Is Worthless

    The Bremen Town Musicians: Nothing Is Worthless

    By Ric Averill.

    Product Code: BK7000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 2m., 1w., 32 to 46+ either gender (doubling possible for smaller cast).
    • 60 min.
    This play presents the classic fairy tale about animal musicians who are kicked out of their homes as worthless, but find new strength and purpose as they band together, becoming an orchestra of musicians. The play then turns the same story into an urban fairy tale with human characters in a big city. Learn More
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  4. Machiavelli

    Machiavelli

    By Richard Vetere.

    Product Code: MF3000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Melodrama | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 4m., 2w.
    • 120 min.
    Set in Florence, Italy, in 1524, this comedy is about the famous political thinker, Niccolo Machiavelli. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  5. In the Tank

    In the Tank

    By Rosemary Frisino Toohey.

    Product Code: I90000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 2m. or 2w., or 1m., 1w.
    • 25 min.
    Two lobsters find themselves in the tank of a seafood restaurant: one plays dead to avoid being chosen, and the other is philosophical, wondering what the point of living is if you are always acting dead. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  6. All Out

    All Out

    By John Zodrow.

    Product Code: AA8000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Satire | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 6m., 4w., 6 to 7 extras.
    • 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: $45/perf

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  7. A Midsummer Night's Dream or The Night They Missed the Forest for the Trees

    A Midsummer Night's Dream or The Night They Missed the Forest for the Trees

    By Nancy Linehan Charles. Adapted from Shakespeare.

    Product Code: MD1000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 6w., 9 either gender, extras as desired.
    • 60 min.
    In this rollicking adaptation of Shakespeare's play, teens, fairies, workers and royalty collide in a forest on a summer night, and are bedazzled by a prankster. The fairy queen falls in love with an ass, the teens fall in and out (and in) love with each other, well-meaning goofs stumble into their 15 minutes of fame and fairies weave magic to bring it all to a happy end. Three streetwise storytellers pull the audience at breakneck speed toward the moon-drenched conclusion. Learn More
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  8. I'm Sorry the Bridge Is Out, You'll Have to Spend the Night

    I'm Sorry the Bridge Is Out, You'll Have to Spend the Night

    Book, music and lyrics by Sheldon Allman and Bob Pickett.

    Product Code: I01000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 7m., 12+ w. Optional chorus, Draculettes and grave robbers may be added.
    • 95 min.
    John and Mary, both painfully naive, find themselves stranded near a medieval castle in Steubenville, Ohio. They soon meet Dr. Frankenstein, Igor, Count Dracula, The Wolfman, The Mummy and many more assorted characters who all want the pair for different purposes. They're in for quite an adventure trying not to become a new experiment! Learn More
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  9. In Other Words

    In Other Words

    By Sharon Elizabeth Doyle.

    Product Code: IB3000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 6 either gender, with option to add more.
    • 45 min.
    Ideal for either in-school or theatre performances, this title is designed to stimulate the creative actor and delight the child in all of us with human cartoons. Join Professor Fleetfoot and his madcap friends on a zany exploration of communication. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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  10. The Bad Children

    The Bad Children

    Book and lyrics by Shirley Jackson. Music by Allan Jay Friedman.

    Product Code: B01000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 7 or more.
    • 30 min.
    A modern musical fairy tale in which Hansel and Gretel are "problem children" (i.e. brats) and the witch is a charming old girl with a college degree in witchcraft. Hansel and Gretel find the witch's gingerbread house and start tearing it to pieces. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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