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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

    • Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 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. Tinker Bell Cover TW3000

    Tinker Bell

    By Patrick Flynn. Based on the works of J.M. Barrie.

    Product Code: TW3000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 7 either gender. Expandable.
    • 60 min.
    When all the fairies in Neverland start dying, Tinker Bell comes to London to find a friend. There she meets a young boy named Peter Pan. When Tink takes Peter to Neverland, all sorts of wonderful and amazing things happen: flowers grow, animals appear and pirates arrive. But Tink finds she doesn’t like sharing her friend with anyone else. In this fresh and intensely theatrical adaptation, a new, twinkling light shines on all the characters you love as the story is reborn from this feisty fairy’s point of view. Learn More
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  3. Future, Here Cover FG1000

    Future, Here

    By Jeremy F. Richter.

    Product Code: FG1000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 5 either gender.
    • 40 min.
    Welcome to Future, an unincorporated village monitored by Society and populated by five randomly selected children. It is driven by a national effort to develop “appropriately adapted young citizens.” They are constantly fed a steady stream of news and pop culture on their smartphones and meet daily to share what they’ve learned. Having lived in Future for 12 years, the residents are now 18, and today is their last day together, their final meeting before they learn of their next residence outside of Future. Learn More
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  4. Ghosts in the Machine (One-Act) GD9000

    Ghosts in the Machine (One-Act Version)

    By Eric Coble.

    Product Code: GD9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 7 either gender.
    • 40 min.
    It begins after lunch on Melissa’s phone. Someone she doesn’t know is texting her looking for a drug hook-up. Soon, eight very different high-school kids are getting bizarre texts from numbers they don’t recognize—budding romances, bitter rivalries, even violent threats. What’s going on? And what if it’s not people connecting with other people via their phones … but phones trying to connect with other phones via their people? A one-act digital mystery for the mind and heart of the savvy texter. Learn More
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  5. Little Red Riding Hood: Grandmother's Tale

    Little Red Riding Hood: Grandmother's Tale

    By Max Bush.

    Product Code: LM5000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 5 to 6m., 6 to 7w., 1 either gender.
    • 55 min.

    This adaptationis based on the oral tale The Grandmother’s Tale (pre 1690); Little Red Riding Hood, by Charles Perrault (1697); and Little Red Cap, by the Brothers Grimm (1812). This play incorporates elements from all three versions but is primarily based on The Grandmother’s Tale, the closest version to the oral story. It is told with a direct focus on the overall meanings of the original tale as well as with a sense of mystery, play and humor.

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  6. Stepsisters

    Stepsisters

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

    Product Code: S2S000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 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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  7. US A Teen History

    US A Teen History

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

    Product Code: U41000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 8 to 25m., 8 to 25w., expandable, extras as desired.
    • 75 min.
    This story theatre-style show is a compilation of pieces about the teens who helped shape America. Did you know that the drummer boys in the Revolutionary War were as young as 11? Or that Caroline Pickersgill helped sew the flag that inspired “The Star-Spangled Banner” at 14? This show is incredibly flexible and adaptable to your space and audience, as we encourage you to write your own pieces about the forgotten teens of America. Learn More
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  8. Sherlock Holmes and the First Baker Street Irregular

    Sherlock Holmes and the First Baker Street Irregular

    By Brian Guehring. Based on the characters and mysteries of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

    Product Code: S2P000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 7 to 13m., 5 to 12w., up to 13 extras
    • 70 min.
    On a dare, 14-year-old Wiggins tries to pickpocket an old man. Not only is she unsuccessful, but the old man, Sherlock Holmes, takes the ring that was in her pocket and leaves a note with his address. When she goes to retrieve the ring, she proposes to work as his assistant, and he agrees to begin training her. They must learn to trust each other as Wiggins and her group of street urchins help him solve two dangerous mysteries. Learn More
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  9. 67 Cinderellas

    67 Cinderellas

    By Stacey Lane.

    Product Code: S2L000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 7m., 25 to 41w., up to 5 either gender, extras as desired.
    • 90 min.
    With only a glass slipper to guide him, Prince Dalliance is determined to find his one true love. When the slipper fits a sweet young peasant, the wedding is hastily planned for later that day, but it is revealed that his bride-to-be is an impostor. More ladies try on the shoe and more weddings almost happen. Finally, he discovers Cinderella, but she isn’t ready to marry a stranger who can only recognize her by her shoe size. This title debunks ridiculous traditional storybook notions of romance and what it means to be a princess. Learn More
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  10. Sherlock Holmes: The Baker Street Irregulars

    Sherlock Holmes: The Baker Street Irregulars

    Adapted by Eric Coble. From the graphic novels by Tony Lee and Dan Boultwood.

    Product Code: S2E000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 5 to 10m., 5 to 10w., up to 10 either gender.
    • 80 min.
    Sherlock Holmes is missing, and the streets of London are awash with crime. Who will save the day? The Baker Street Irregulars—a gang of street kids hired by Sherlock himself to help solve cases. Can a group of orphans, pickpockets, inventors and artists rescue the people of London? The game is afoot! Learn More
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