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  1. Charlotte's Web

    Charlotte's Web

    Adapted by Joseph Robinette. Based on the book by E.B. White.

    Product Code: C58000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 5 to 7m., 7 to 9w., flexible ensemble group.
    • 95 min.
    In this thrilling and practical theatrical presentation, the costumes and unit set may be simple or elaborate—it's the story and relationships that make the show. All the enchanting characters are here in this beautiful, knowing play about friendship that will give your actors a great opportunity and your audience an evening of enchantment. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $105/perf

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  2. The Secret of Courage Cover S4F000

    The Secret of Courage

    Product Code: S4F000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 5m., 3w., 1 either gender.
    • 60 min.
    An inspiring hero’s journey filled with magic and wonder begins when teenager Jack McCall faces a health crisis. Reality blends with fantasy as Jack is guided into Sinnissippi Park, and he begins to question whether his whole adventure is real or imagined. But when a demon arrives, Jack finds his courage and discovers that facing this adversary might be the key to fighting his illness. This play presents an excursion into fantasy for live theatre that celebrates friendship, courage and the power of imagination. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  3. Second Skin - S4E000

    Second Skin

    By Kristin Idaszak.

    Product Code: S4E000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 3w.
    • 75 min.
    Upon discovering her estranged mother is dying, Quinn returns to the home she fled long ago. As she cares for Sigrid, Quinn wrestles with unsettling childhood memories. When a selkie comes ashore, seeking them both out, Quinn must decide if she really wants to know the secret Sigrid buried long ago. Told in three interconnected monologues, Second Skin investigates the fraught relationship between mothers and daughters, and how one mistake can reverberate across generations. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  4. OLIVÉRio: A Brazilian Twist

    OLIVÉRio: A Brazilian Twist

    Book and lyrics by Karen Zacarías. Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma.

    Product Code: OA8000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 4w.
    • 65 min.
    This joyful musical is a retelling of Oliver Twist set in modern-day Rio de Janeiro that tackles issues of poverty, inequity and injustice. Oli, an orphan girl, asks the goddess of the sea for a “little bit more” in her life. Con man Falcão and thief Zé Esquiva hope to use Oli’s sweet nature to steal from a rich widow. In the favela, Oli meets Nancí, who begins to teach Oli how to read. But when police officer Sykes gets involved, everyone has to choose between doing what is easy and what is right. Learn More
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  5. The Story of Opal

    The Story of Opal

    Adapted by Gale Childs Daly. From the book by Opal Whiteley.

    Product Code: S2V000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 3w.
    • 120 min.
    This play is an adaptation of Opal Whiteley’s diary. She was a little girl who lived at the turn of the 20th century in a lumber camp in Oregon. Opal’s world was exceptional, and she recorded every day, lovingly and carefully, in her own special language. Everyone who enters Opal’s world will remember it. Her life is portrayed here without sentiment—it was a hard, impoverished time in a grim environment, and yet she managed to find good in the world and engaged it with an “understanding heart.” Learn More
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  6. Clever Rachel

    Clever Rachel

    By Moses Goldberg.

    Product Code: CQ9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 3w.
    • 45 min.
    Rachel has a reputation as a clever girl who can figure out answers to the most challenging riddles. But the traditional roles of men and women don't allow for women to be intellectuals. When Jacob, the smartest boy in town, challenges her to a contest of wits, somehow they both win and find something that neither had before—a friend. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  7. The Many Disguises of Robin Hood

    The Many Disguises of Robin Hood

    By Brian Guehring.

    Product Code: MQ3000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 2 to 6m., 6 to 9w., 5 or more either gender.
    • 60 min.
    In merry ol' England, the townspeople are overtaxed and overwhelmed. Luckily, the mysterious outlaw Robin Hood is giving them hope by stealing from the rich and giving to the poor. With many clever disguises, Robin continually tricks the greedy sheriff of Nottingham, his nasty daughter and the evil prince. When a young girl joins Robin's band of outlaws, she discovers Robin Hood is actually a woman. Learn More
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  8. The Princess Who Lost Her Hair

    The Princess Who Lost Her Hair

    By Jeremy Kisling. Based on the story by Tololwa Mollel.

    Product Code: PL7000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w., 3 either gender.
    • 45 min.
    Princess Kalendi refuses to help a bird, who turns out to be very powerful. He brings a drought upon the earth and takes the princess' hair, a symbol of prosperity to her people, from her head. A beggar helps the princess regain her dignity and kindness as they work together to appease the bird with a selfless act that restores the kingdom and the princess' hair. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  9. Augusta and Noble

    Augusta and Noble

    By Carlos Murillo.

    Product Code: AL6000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 4 to 9m., 3 to 6w.
    • 85 min.
    Gabi, a 12-year-old girl who has lived her whole life amid a vibrant Latino community in the West Town neighborhood of Chicago, begins asking questions about her heritage. Told in English peppered with Spanish, this play for young audiences celebrates the rich history and resilience of the many immigrants who call Chicago home. Learn More
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  10. Dick Whittington and His Cat

    Dick Whittington and His Cat

    Book and lyrics by Jeff Church. Music by Richard Gray. Based on an English folktale.

    Product Code: DF6000

    • Drama
    • Family (all ages)
    • 5 to 14m., 4 to 11w., up to 6 either gender. (Can be performed with as few as 8, plus one child.)
    • 75 min.
    Dick Whittington, a penniless orphan, arrives in London having heard there's a street paved with gold. Cast aside and laughed at, a rich merchant takes pity on Dick and offers him a job. Unfortunately, his housekeeper hates the boy and houses Dick in a rat-filled attic. When a stranger gifts Dick a cat, his luck changes. Can a cat inspire love, loyalty, friendship and the spirit of giving? Learn More
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