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  1. Lead Rings on the Merry-Go-Round

    Lead Rings on the Merry-Go-Round

    By Edward F. EmanuEl

    Product Code: LM2000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 3 to 6m., 2 to 9w., 2 either gender.
    • 80 min.
    Radio host Lancelot T. Terrierre reveals live on the air that he not only knows who the Lead Rings Murderer is, he has locked himself and his crew into the studio with the culprit and plans to expose the murderer to the public! Every time a murder is discussed on the air, a murder takes place in the studio! Show ratings are going up as actors are going down! Only at the end will the murderer and the ingenious method used to silence the radio cast be discovered. Learn More
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  2. Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Goose

    Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Goose

    Adapted by Michael Menendian and John Weagly. From The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

    Product Code: S2N000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 5 to 7m., 3 to 9w., up to 12 either gender.
    • 60 min.

    In this family-friendly mystery, Sherlock Holmes must discover the identity of a man who lost his hat and goose in a late-night scuffle, and then the countess of Morcar’s rare and valuable blue carbuncle is found stuffed down the goose’s throat. The pursuit of the thief leads Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson to Covent Garden Market and all over the streets of wintery London.

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  3. Waste Mismanagement

    Waste Mismanagement

    By Dan Doyle.

    Product Code: WG8000

    • Comedy
    • College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 7 to 9m., 3 to 4w., 1 either gender.
    • 110 min.
    J.B. Hornsby, a marginally successful defense attorney, takes on a new client who is arrested for the murder of her husband, whose body was found in a local landfill by Beulah, a wildly eccentric psychic. Hornsby tries to pin the crime on a ruthless mob loan shark, but is shocked when the belligerent judge suddenly drops all charges against his client. In a startling twist, Beulah employs her mystical powers to bring about an astonishing conclusion! Learn More
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  4. Artifice

    Artifice

    By Anne Flanagan.

    Product Code: AF3000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 4m., 4w.
    • 100 min.
    A story about a struggling artist who dies only to reappear at a sale of his work. A farcical take on celebrity and success and an affectionate tribute to loyalty and love. Learn More
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  5. The Hound of the Baskervilles: A Comic Thriller Starring Shirley Holmes and Jennie Watson

    The Hound of the Baskervilles: A Comic Thriller Starring Shirley Holmes and Jennie Watson

    Adapted by Kent R. Brown. Inspired by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's novel.

    Product Code: HA6000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 6m., 7w., plus 11 to 40 extras.
    • 90 min.
    When their uncles leave for an extended holiday, the nieces of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are left to investigate the mysterious death of Sir Charles Baskerville. In this fast-paced adaptation, full of wailing hounds, thundering hooves, and the slithering mists of the moor, Shirley and Jennie follow the trail of evidence and intrigue until, at last, they are confronted by the ravenous Hound itself! Learn More
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  6. 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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  7. All Out

    All Out

    By John Zodrow.

    Product Code: AA8000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Satire | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 6m., 4w., 6 to 7 extras.
    • 30 min.
    To what extremes will the game show contestants go to win a prize of $100,000? This play is about lack of ethics and what people will do for money. Learn More
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  8. House of the Seven Gables

    House of the Seven Gables

    By Vin Morreale Jr. Adapted from the classic novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne.

    Product Code: H84000

    • Comedy | Drama | Melodrama | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 8m., 6w. (plus extras who may be doublecast.)
    • 90 min.
    The cruel and cunning Colonel Pyncheon brings a curse down on his entire family. More than a century later, a young woman arrives to find the last of the family, and the mysterious House of the Seven Gables, beset by dark secrets and untimely deaths. Learn More
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  9. 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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  10. A Ghost for Rosanda

    A Ghost for Rosanda

    By Herman O. Ammann.

    Product Code: GB5000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 2m., 6w.
    • 45 min.
    Four teenage girls spend the night in a rundown old house to help conjure up ghost stories, but they get more than they had bargained for. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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