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  1. Shakespeare in Mind

    Shakespeare in Mind

    Conceived by Michael Bigelow Dixon. Written by Janet Allard, Niko Tsakalakos, Constance Congdon, Richard Dresser, Ginna Hoben, Brooke Jennett, Mollie LaFavers, Jon Jory, Jeremy Paden, Valerie Smith, Dean Staley, Justin Wright and Elizabeth Wong.

    Product Code: S2D000

    • Comedy | Drama | Tragedy
    • High School | College | Community
    • 10 to 50 either gender.
    • 75 min.
    Haunting and hilarious, this play takes a strange and wondrous trip through a dozen "post-modern Elizabethan" plays, poems and songs. And just like Will's own plays, this dynamic production interweaves comedy, romance, song and tragedy as it presents contemporary characters interacting with Macbeth and Duncan, Juliet and Titus Andronicus, Othello and Desdemona, and 20 other classic characters. Learn More
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  2. Jocasta

    Jocasta

    By Sandra Perlman.

    Product Code: J71000

    • Comedy | Drama | Tragedy
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 3w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 90 min.

    This play combines both comedy and tragedy in the story of three women—mother, daughter and servant—bound together by blood and loyalty. In this new twist on the Oedipus complex, we take a look at the myth from Jocasta's complex point of view as a wife, devoted mother and conflicted daughter. These are strong and complex women who struggle against their fate—and sometimes one another. But their love and devotion is the link that binds them together in life and death.

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  3. Antigone

    Antigone

    Adapted by Bonnie Roberts. Based on the play by Sophocles.

    Product Code: AK7000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | College | Professional
    • 8m., 8w.

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    • 45 min.

    A civil war has ended. Will there be peace or new rebellion? Each chorus member argues the side of one of the characters, hoping to bring peace to the war-torn land. Each individual faces the choice: should I do what I feel is right or stay silent and safe? This adaptation can be set anywhere there is civil strife—ancient Greece, modern America, a medieval castle, the inner city, the future, any time and place that speaks to you.

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  4. Oedipus: A Story of Gold and Shadow

    Oedipus: A Story of Gold and Shadow

    Adapted by Ann H. Brockette.

    Product Code: O88000

    • Tragedy
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 5m., 2w. with an ensemble of up to 40 either gender.
    • 90 min.
    This adaptation is a story of a great man who pays the ultimate price for trying to outsmart the gods. As Greek mythology shows, however, no human can rise to the power of the gods who rule over us. Learn More
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  5. The Trojan Women

    The Trojan Women

    Adapted by Tonya Hays. Original music by Buddy Dubourg and Tonya Hays. Based on the play by Euripides.

    Product Code: TH9000

    • Tragedy
    • High School | College
    • 4m., 6w., Greek chorus and soldiers as desired.

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    • 45 min.
    This anti-war play centers on Hecuba, the fallen queen of Troy, and her grief at the loss of her city and family at the close of the Trojan War, including Cassandra, Odysseus, Agamemnon and Helen of Troy. Learn More
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  6. Antigone

    Antigone

    Freely adapted by Emily Mann from the play by Sophocles.

    Product Code: AC1000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 3m., 3w. (2 either gender, plus chorus.)

      Limited Livestream Rights Available

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    • 70 min.
    Antigone must battle her uncle, King Creon, for the right to bury her dead brother. While most versions view Antigone as a righteous heroine, this version takes a fresh look at her rigidity as an equal contributor to the story's devastating ending. The path taken here—vengeance will breed vengeance—is a shattering lesson for our times. Learn More
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  7. 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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  8. I Ain't Yo' Uncle: The New Jack Revisionist Uncle Tom's Cabin

    I Ain't Yo' Uncle: The New Jack Revisionist Uncle Tom's Cabin

    By Robert Alexander.

    Product Code: I54000

    • Comedy | Drama | Melodrama | Tragedy
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 5m., 4w. (multiracial cast. One or two extras optional.)
    • 120 min.
    Old stereotypes get to meet their creator, as Uncle Tom, Topsy and Eliza put Harriet Beecher Stowe on trial for not only perpetuating negative stereotypes but also for failing to "get their story right." Learn More
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  9. Quazimodo!

    Quazimodo!

    By David Koren. Based on Victor Hugo's The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

    Product Code: Q16000

    • Comedy | Drama | Melodrama | Satire | Tragedy
    • High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 3m., 3w.

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    • 70 min.
    Quasimodo, the deformed bell-ringer of Notre Dame, falls for the gypsy Esmeralda, who is framed for the murder of her lover Phoebus, and tries to save her from execution by bringing her into the sanctuary, but the archdeacon allows the Parisians to hang h Learn More
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  10. The Love of the Nightingale

    The Love of the Nightingale

    By Timberlake Wertenbaker.

    Product Code: L68000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 7m., 7w. (two variable choruses.)

      Limited Livestream Rights Available

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    • 105 min.
    A retelling of the Philomele story that passionately demonstrates the violence that stems from enforced silence. Philomele is raped and when she threatens to talk, the rapist cuts out her tongue. She then kills her rapist's son in an awful act of violence. A cycle of retribution begins which only ends when the gods transform Philomele into a nightingale. Learn More
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