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  1. 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: $40/perf

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  2. 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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  3. Frederick

    Frederick

    Book by Suzanne Maynard Miller. Music and lyrics by Sarah Durkee and Paul Jacobs. From the book by Leo Lionni.

    Product Code: FF3000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w., 1 either gender.
    • 60 min.
    While the mouse commune prepares for winter, Frederick seemingly has his head in the clouds. When the darkest days of winter finally arrive and the mice have exhausted their supplies and worn thin their stories and games, it is Frederick who has stored up something special to help save the day. Learn More
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  4. Alabama Rain

    Alabama Rain

    By Heather McCutchen.

    Product Code: A62000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 5w.
    • 90 min.
    The play examines the perils of a stagnant existence of five sisters living in a mythical southern town where it has not rained in 40 years. When the order of their lives suddenly deteriorates, they begin a magical quest for water. Learn More
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  5. Amazing Grace

    Amazing Grace

    By Shay Youngblood. Adapted from the book by Mary Hoffman.

    Product Code: A64000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School
    • 4m., 7w. (3 women, 4 girls and 4 boys, plus extra neighborhood children, adult offstage voice.)
    • 60 min.
    Grace loves to act out the stories told to her by her Nana who believes Grace can be anything she wants to be. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  6. Androcles and the Lion

    Androcles and the Lion

    By James Engelhardt.

    Product Code: A71000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 3w. (Extras as desired.)
    • 65 min.
    Everyone knows this ancient tale of a runaway slave who stops to aid an injured lion, is recaptured, sent to the arena to be killed by the beasts, and is saved because of his random act of kindness. What you may not know is that the tale is true! Learn More
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  7. The Arabian Nights

    The Arabian Nights

    By Lowell Swortzell.

    Product Code: A18000

    • Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 8m., 9w. (extras, fewer with doubling.)
    • 105 min.
    The story of Scheherazade, who not only saves her own life, but also transforms the cruel sultan into a compassionate and understanding human being. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  8. 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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  9. The Blabbermouth

    The Blabbermouth

    By C Robert Jones.

    Product Code: B53000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 5w.
    • 45 min.
    Lanky Loosebottom makes a bet that he can tell the complete truth for one whole morning but then he is sorely tested by the devilish and spoiled Pruella Rankin. Does he win the bet or does Pruella? With only five minutes to go, there's an unexpected turn Learn More
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  10. Bocón!

    Bocón!

    By Lisa Loomer.

    Product Code: B36000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 6 actors, with doubling; Flexible.
    • 55 min.
    A fable about a 12-year old boy who is fleeing from Central America to Los Angeles and his search to "find his voice" to tell his story. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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