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  1. The Kingdom of Grimm

    The Kingdom of Grimm

    Book, music and lyrics by Douglas Post. Based on the stories by the Brothers Grimm.

    Product Code: K04000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 7m., 5w., extras.
    • 75 min.
    Hans unlocks an enchanted chest that held the imprisoned Gerhardt the Great and his troupe of traveling players. To show their thanks, the players perform The Golden Goose, The Three Huntsmen, and The Four Skillful Brothers. Learn More
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  2. The Audition

    The Audition

    By Matt Thompson.

    Product Code: AC6000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Praise Groups
    • 1m., 2w., 4 either gender.
    • 40 min.
    With stopwatch in hand, the exceptionally organized and time-conscious stage manager meticulously micromanages every minute of the Medea audition process for the local theater. After dealing with some very colorful actors, the stage manager loses all patience, and we soon find out that one of the actors is not who he/she appears to be. This play is theatrical mayhem with a twist that will have you rolling in the aisles! Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  3. 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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  4. Nathan the Wise

    Nathan the Wise

    By Paul D'Andrea after G.E. Lessing. Translation by Gisela D'Andrea and Paul D'Andrea.

    Product Code: N54000

    • Comedy | Drama | Melodrama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 6m., 3w. (Doubling and expansion possible.)
    • 100 min.
    This Western classic on religious tolerance is set in Jerusalem during the Third Crusade. Two young people, Jew and Christian, are drawn to each other in love and come up with an imaginative resolution to the issue of which is the one true faith. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  5. 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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  6. The Love for Three Oranges

    The Love for Three Oranges

    By Doreen B. Heard. Freely adapted from the scenario by Count Carlo Gozzi.

    Product Code: LG9000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 5m., 3w., with doubling, or up to 20+ (5m., 4w., 11 either gender) plus extras.
    • 50 min.
    The commedia dell'arte style comes to life in this tale of a prince and his adventures as he searches for three magic oranges to put an end to his curse. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $60/perf

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  7. 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 and Adult
    • 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  8. Pinocchio

    Pinocchio

    By William Glennon.

    Product Code: P44000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 6m., 1w. (7 either gender.)
    • 90 min.
    This is one of the most inventive version of Pinocchio ever. Take the hijinks of the commedia dell'arte, add those zany characters—including Geppetto, Fire Eater, Fox and Cat, and the most wonderful Blue Fairy imaginable—then mix in a nonstop adventure, and you're all set to raise the curtain. The house-on-fire pacing will leave you breathless, the hilarious comedy will leave you laughing, and some unexpectedly touching moments will leave you loving this Pinocchio even more. Learn More
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  9. 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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  10. Bamboozled!

    Bamboozled!

    By Michael Elliott Brill.

    Product Code: BE8000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 9 minimum (7m., 1w., 1 either gender) with doubling, or up to 12 (9m., 2w., 1 either gender).
    • 65 min.
    This play features many traditional commedia dell'arte characters in a lightning-speed plot with more twists than a corkscrew, knockabout physical and verbal delights and as many sound effects devices as can be dreamed up! Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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