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  1. James and the Giant Peach

    James and the Giant Peach

    From the book by Roald Dahl. Dramatized by Richard R. George.

    Product Code: J18000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 21 (most either gender).
    • 60 min.
    A magical peach! An imprisoned boy! Insect friends! An incredible journey! This amazing adventure will fulfill the fantasy of anyone who has ever dreamed of escape. You will see James (as he cleverly gets the Peach out of danger), the wise Old-Green-Grasshopper and the pessimistic Earthworm. You will also see James' mean Aunt Spiker and cruel Aunt Sponge come to a suitably sticky end. Learn More
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  2. Hamlet and Zombies! - HH7000

    Hamlet and Zombies!

    By Will Averill.

    Product Code: HH7000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School
    • 5m., 2w., 13 to 33 either gender.

      Digital Script and Livestream Rights Available

      Contact our customer service department to order or for more information.
    • 45 min.
    Something is rotting in the state of Denmark, and Hamlet may be the only one who is on to it. With the help of Horatio and Laertes, Hamlet solves the mystery of his mother’s marriage to his uncle, observes his father’s transformation from king to zombie king, saves his love, Ophelia, and fends off both the Norwegians and the zombie hordes. This adaptation is perfect for those who are looking for a spooky retelling of one of the Bard’s classics with lots of fun and a little bite. Learn More
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  3. 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
    • Middle School | High School | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 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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  4. Stepsisters

    Stepsisters

    Book by Flip Kobler and Cindy Marcus. Lyrics by Flip Kobler. Music by Dennis Poore.

    Product Code: S2S000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | Community
    • 3 to 23m., 8 to 30w., up to 22 either gender.
    • 95 min.
    When Drew and Beth (who are not wicked, evil and ugly) are thrown into the dungeon for conspiring against the throne, they tell their fellow prisoners what really happened with Cinderella. Drew, Beth and Ella are really the best of friends and—spoiler alert—Drew is actually Ella’s fairy godmother. So bibbity-bobbity-boom! How can two sisters play matchmaker for their tomboy stepsister while trying to out-connive a conniving mother, outwit a sadistic chancellor and make everyone’s dreams come true before the jailer takes their heads? Learn More
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  5. Straight

    Straight

    By Scott Elmegreen and Drew Fornarola.

    Product Code: S2J000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 2m., 1w.
    • 90 min.
    Meet Ben. Ben is a 26-year-old investment banker. Ben likes beer, sports and Emily … and Chris. Straight is a provocative new play that deals with fidelity, sexuality and identity in “post-equality” America. Funny, sad, sexy and surprising, this three-character drama takes a hard look at the moral complex of a generation that prides itself on the pretense of acceptance. Learn More
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  6. Perdida

    Perdida

    Book and lyrics by Kathleen Cahill. Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma.

    Product Code: PM2000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 4m., 3w., 3 either gender.
    • 90 min.
    Set in pre-revolutionary Mexico, the Spirit of Time narrates a tale that takes place over a span of 18 years and also on a single night, when the groundless jealousy of a powerful don destroys a happy family. Only through the vision and courage of an abandoned child, Perdida, is all that was lost finally found again. Learn More
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  7. The Princess and the Pea

    The Princess and the Pea

    Adapted by Travis Tyre from the tale by Hans Christian Andersen.

    Product Code: PL5000

    • Comedy
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 5 to 6m., 4 to 5w., 2 either gender, extras as desired.
    • 90 min.
    Blending fiction with historical fact, this moving adaptation takes place in 1860s Imperial Russia where czars were required by law to marry women of royal Russian blood. The consequence for not following the law was losing the throne. After his father's death, Alexi is next in line for the throne, but experiences the jarring contrast between making laws and living by them. Learn More
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  8. Atypical Boy

    Atypical Boy

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: AK1000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 2 to 3m., 1 to 3w., 1 to 4 or more either gender.
    • 60 min.
    In a fantastical world (not entirely unlike our own) where "conformity is compulsory," one boy cannot conform. Learn More
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  9. Bird Brain

    Bird Brain

    By Richard Vetere.

    Product Code: BH1000

    • Comedy
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | Community
    • 2m., 3w., up to 15 either gender, extras as desired.
    • 60 min.
    When the Queen of Starlings decides to bully all the other birds, Sparrow keeps his cool and uses his brain to show that love and caring can dispel destructive bullying. In the end, it is the queen who asks for Sparrow's friendship allowing all the different birds to live together in harmony. To celebrate, an oriole from Baltimore arrives in time to give Sparrow a Bird of the Year award for his good work! Learn More
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  10. Snow White: The Queen's Fair Daughter

    Snow White: The Queen's Fair Daughter

    Adapted by Max Bush. Based on the Olenberg manuscript and early versions of the Brothers Grimm tale.

    Product Code: SP7000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 4m., 4w., 8 either gender.
    • 75 min.
    This version is based on the oral story as it was told to the Brothers Grimm in 1808. It contains many of the familiar elements—the seven dwarves, mirror, glass coffin, bodice and apple. It also differs from the Grimms' later versions in that the stepmother is a mother, there is no hunter, and the king, Snow White's father, plays a significant role. Learn More
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