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  1. Hamlet or Does Father Reeeeeeally Know Best?

    Hamlet or Does Father Reeeeeeally Know Best?

    By Nancy Linehan Charles. Based on the play by William Shakespeare.

    Product Code: H94000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w., 11 either gender.
    • 60 min.
    William Shakespeare believed strongly in the fact that there will always be consequences when you make the wrong move. Hamlet listens to a ghost, who makes all of the decisions, and everyone ends up dead. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  2. A Midsummer Night's Dream or The Night They Missed the Forest for the Trees

    A Midsummer Night's Dream or The Night They Missed the Forest for the Trees

    By Nancy Linehan Charles. Adapted from Shakespeare.

    Product Code: MD1000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 6w., 9 either gender, extras as desired.
    • 60 min.
    In this rollicking adaptation of Shakespeare's play, teens, fairies, workers and royalty collide in a forest on a summer night, and are bedazzled by a prankster. The fairy queen falls in love with an ass, the teens fall in and out (and in) love with each other, well-meaning goofs stumble into their 15 minutes of fame and fairies weave magic to bring it all to a happy end. Three streetwise storytellers pull the audience at breakneck speed toward the moon-drenched conclusion. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  3. Macbeth: A Kid's Cautionary Tale Concerning Greed, Power, Mayhem and Other Current Events

    Macbeth: A Kid's Cautionary Tale Concerning Greed, Power, Mayhem and Other Current Events

    Adapted by Nancy Linehan Charles. From Shakespeare.

    Product Code: MB8000

    • Comedy | Drama | Melodrama | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • large and flexible. A minimum of 15 actors, expandable to include all. Storytellers, witches, messengers and soldiers are perfect for gender-blind casting.
    • 45 min.
    Macbeth and his lady covet the riches and crown, while witches, ghosts, kings and soldiers battle for good vs. evil. Macbeth, with his dry, forward attitude speaks poorly to the witches, which does not help him in the least. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  4. In Other Words

    In Other Words

    By Sharon Elizabeth Doyle.

    Product Code: IB3000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 6 either gender, with option to add more.
    • 45 min.
    Ideal for either in-school or theatre performances, this title is designed to stimulate the creative actor and delight the child in all of us with human cartoons. Join Professor Fleetfoot and his madcap friends on a zany exploration of communication. Learn More
    $39.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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  5. An Open and Shut Case

    An Open and Shut Case

    By John Mattera.

    Product Code: A24000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Melodrama | Satire | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 5m., 5w.
    • 35 min.
    Young, handsome Harold married the elderly, wheelchair-ridden Elizabeth for her money. Now Harold plans to murder her and inherit all that money, hiring a nurse, a housekeeper and a cook to help him with the job. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  6. 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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