800-448-7469 Mon-Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm CST

Welcome to Dramatic Publishing!

Browse

Currently Filtered by:
  1. Remove This Item Sub-genre: Biographical
Filter By
Category
View All
  1. One Act Plays (14)
  2. Full Length Plays (78)
  3. Musicals (11)
  4. Musicals with Accompaniment CDs (1)
  5. UIL Approved Titles (11)
  6. Bilingual Titles (2)
  7. Award-Winning (19)
  8. New In Print (3)

Filter By

Target Audience
  1. Young Audiences (38)
  2. Middle School (50)
  3. High School (82)
  4. College and Adult (84)
  5. Family (all ages) (40)
  6. Senior Adults (40)
  7. Praise Groups (6)
Themes
  1. Crime (5)
  2. Culture (31)
  3. Entertainment (16)
  4. Relationship/Family (29)
  5. Religion (22)
  6. School Issues (13)
  7. Death/Dying (2)
  8. Holiday (6)
  9. Illness/Disability (2)
  10. Substance Abuse (2)
  11. World Issues (5)
Sub-theme
  1. Murder (2)
  2. School Shootings (1)
  3. Sexual Abuse (1)
  4. Russian (3)
  5. British (2)
  6. Black (9)
  7. African (3)
  8. Hispanic/Latino (7)
  9. German (4)
  10. Asian (5)
  11. Native American (1)
  12. French (1)
  13. Australian (1)
  14. Sports (1)
  15. Showbiz (6)
  16. Visual Arts (5)
  17. Music (6)
  18. Dance (2)
  19. Marriage & Divorce (9)
  20. Abusive Relationships (3)
  21. Infidelity/Cheating (1)
  22. Dating (7)
  23. LGBTQ (6)
  24. Christianity (15)
  25. Judaism (6)
  26. Buddhism (1)
  27. Islam (2)
  28. Hinduism (1)
  29. Teaching (3)
  30. Bullying (7)
  31. Cheating (1)
  32. Christmas (1)
  33. Halloween (1)
  34. Thanksgiving (1)
  35. Easter (2)
  36. Fourth of July (1)
  37. Alcohol Abuse (1)
  38. Drug Abuse (1)
  39. Physical Illness (1)
  40. Physical Disability (1)
  41. Prejudice (4)
  42. Racial Issues (2)
  43. Women's Issues (1)
  44. Gay Rights (1)
  45. War (1)
  46. Immigration (1)
  47. Environmental Issues (1)
Show Less Show More
Genre
  1. Comedy (41)
  2. Drama (93)
  3. Farce (3)
  4. Satire (4)
  5. Tragedy (7)
  6. Melodrama (4)
Sub-genre
  1. Fairy Tale (251)
  2. Romantic Comedy (127)
  3. Biographical (103)
  4. Magical Realism (140)
  5. Avant-garde/Experimental (47)
  6. Mystery/Murder Mystery (139)
  7. Historical (291)
  8. Action/Adventure (226)
  9. Fantasy (383)
  10. Fables/Folklore (241)
  11. Romance (173)
  12. Science Fiction (40)
  13. Horror/Gothic (53)
  14. Commedia dell'arte (32)
  15. Mythology (52)
  16. Western (34)
Show Less Show More
Performing Group
  1. Elementary School (10)
  2. Middle School (37)
  3. High School (83)
  4. College Theatre (94)
  5. Community Theatre (95)
  6. Professional Theatre (87)
  7. TYA (28)
  8. Senior Theatre (24)
  9. Touring Group (47)
  10. Praise Group (5)
  11. Dinner Theatre (17)
Approx. Run Time (minutes)
30m 180m 30m to 180m
Total Cast Size
1 100 1 to 100
Female Cast Members
0 42 0 to 42
Male Cast Members
0 42 0 to 42

Items 1 to 10 of 103 total

per page
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5

List  Grid 

  1. Qualities of Starlight

    Qualities of Starlight

    By Gabriel Jason Dean.

    Product Code: QHD000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 130 min.
    Theo Turner’s universe explodes when he and his wife travel to the Appalachian South to visit his parents with news of an impending adoption, only to discover that his aging parents are now meth addicts. This award-winning twisted comedy is about the expansion of the universe and the contraction of a troubled family. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  2. Ruby: The Story of Ruby Bridges

    Ruby: The Story of Ruby Bridges

    By Christina M. Ham. Music by Gary Rue.

    Product Code: RD8000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 11 to 16m., 11 to 20w., 5 to 9 either gender.
    • 55 min.
    In 1960, 6-year-old Ruby became the first black child to attend an all-white elementary school in New Orleans. When the white families learned of Ruby’s enrollment, they pulled their children from her class, leaving Ruby and her teacher the only ones in the classroom for the school year. Her family watched helplessly as federal marshals escorted Ruby to school each day past protesters jeering and threatening her life. This musical explores a little girl’s unbeatable courage in the face of adversity. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  3. A Second Chance

    A Second Chance

    Book, music and lyrics by Ted Shen.

    Product Code: S2C000

    • Drama | Melodrama
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 1m., 1w.
    • 80 min.
    Recent widower, Dan, and divorcee, Jenna, meet mid-life and mid-crisis. Their painful pasts cause them both to feel undeserving of happiness. But as their relationship turns to romance, they overcome fears of the past and present to accept a second chance at life and happiness. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  4. Blind Lemon Blues

    Blind Lemon Blues

    Created by Alan Govenar and Akin Babatunde.

    Product Code: BE2000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 3m., 3w., extras as desired.
    • 50 min.
    This 50-minute musical celebrates the legacy of Blind Lemon Jefferson and his profound influence upon the development of American popular music. Jefferson was a blind street musician who played his guitar at the corner of Elm Street and Central Avenue in the Deep Ellum area of Dallas, Texas, until a Paramount Records scout discovered him. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  5. A Woman Called Truth

    A Woman Called Truth

    By Sandra Fenichel Asher.

    Product Code: W63000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 3m., 3w., expandable to 29 roles, plus extras.
    • 65 min.
    This play chronicles the life of Sojourner Truth from the day she is sold away from her family as a girl, through her struggle to free herself and her son, to her emergence as a respected figure advocating abolition and women's rights. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  6. A Woman Called Truth

    A Woman Called Truth

    By Sandra Fenichel Asher.

    Product Code: W74000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 3m., 3w. Expandable to 29 roles, plus extras.
    • 90 min.

    This play chronicles the life of Sojourner Truth from the day she is sold away from her family as a girl, through her struggle to free herself and her son, to her emergence as a respected figure advocating abolition and women's rights. Throughout her life, she came upon injustice and fought it with uncommon clear-sightedness, courage and wit. This title combines her actual words with authentic slave songs, spirituals and folk songs of the period.

    Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  7. Black Sash

    Black Sash

    By Sarah Grammar, Emily Overmyer, Sarah Pendleton and Tonya Hays.

    Product Code: BL6000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 4 to 7m., 7 to 21w.
    • 45 min.
    This play celebrates the work of the Black Sash women's organization, an independent, non-governmental human rights organization that has worked tirelessly for justice and equality in South Africa for more than 55 years. This historical drama will enlighten and empower audiences through the celebration of the organization's victories and, finally, in Nelson Mandela's release. Learn More
    $7.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  8. In the Garden of Live Flowers

    In the Garden of Live Flowers

    By Attilio Favorini and Lynne Conner.

    Product Code: I82000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 5m., 4w. (All but one role are double/triple cast. No gender flexibility.)
    • 95 min.
    While writing her world-changing book, Rachel is diagnosed with breast cancer. As she struggles to complete the book, she fights both her own advancing cancer and American enterprise, including the chemical industry. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  9. The Abdication

    The Abdication

    By Ruth Wolff.

    Product Code: AA3000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 6m., 4w.
    • 105 min.
    In 1655, Christina of Sweden abdicated the throne and gives up Protestantism to become a Catholic. She is stunned to discover that she is forced to face an intensive examination of her life and motives by Cardinal Azzolino Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $75/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  10. Amelia Earhart

    Amelia Earhart

    By Kathryn Schultz Miller.

    Product Code: A54000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 1w., with doubling.
    • 55 min.
    The story of Amelia Earhart told through headlines of the newspapers, remembrances, flashbacks and introspective monologues by Amelia as she flies across the Atlantic. Her disappearance is presented in an accurate and engaging fashion. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More

Items 1 to 10 of 103 total

per page
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5

List  Grid