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  1. An Evening With Sherlock Holmes

    An Evening With Sherlock Holmes

    By Jules Tasca.

    Product Code: E89000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 5 to 10m., 2 to 6w.
    • 90 min.

    This unique evening of mystery consists of a triad of one-acts that are best performed altogether: The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor (5m., 2w.): A British aristocrat's to-be wife disappears on the day they are to be wed. The Milverton Adventure (3m., 2w.): A nefarious man is blackmailing an engaged woman with letters to a former lover that she wrote. If revealed, they could destroy her impending marriage. Finally, The Disappearance of Adam (2m., 2w.): Holmes must solve the riddle that has puzzled the most brilliant minds in history! How does a person cope with his or her own demise? Does Holmes solve this case? Yes and no. A not-to-be-missed climax!

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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  2. 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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  3. 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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  4. 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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  5. Deadly Weapons

    Deadly Weapons

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: D75000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 60 min.
    When three teenage friends decide to take the law into their own hands, they are forced to confront themselves, their relationships and the consequences of their actions. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  6. Othello or Tracking the Green-eyed Monster

    Othello or Tracking the Green-eyed Monster

    Adapted by Nancy Linehan Charles. From Shakespeare.

    Product Code: O63000

    • Drama | Melodrama | Tragedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 8 to 11 principles plus as many soldiers and senators as desired.
    • 45 min.
    A mesmerizing tale of the good guy who takes a very wrong turn, and changes his life forever. The moral of the story, choose your friends wisely, and let go of false pride before it destroys you. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  7. Oliver Twist

    Oliver Twist

    By Robert Thomas Noll. Adapted from the book by Charles Dickens.

    Product Code: O61000

    • Drama | Melodrama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 21 roles to be played by a minimum of 12 actors (plus extras if desired.)
    • 85 min.
    This faithful adaptation of Charles Dickens' second novel is an exciting, fast-moving melodrama about the adventures of an orphan redeemed from a life of cruel poverty and crime by an act of unselfish courage. Filled with an atmosphere of mystery, its major characters—Fagin, Bill Sikes, Mr. Bumble, Nancy, and the Artful Dodger—are some of the most theatrically realized characters in all of literature. Learn More
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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. B.A.T.S.

    B.A.T.S.

    By Jerome McDonough.

    Product Code: BH5000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 3m., 7w.
    • 90 min.
    The ex wives of a deceased gangster "bumped off" many of his associates and put them in secret graves. The cemetery has now notified the family that they are relocating the cemetery. The family is panicking about their secret being found out. Learn More
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