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  1. The Wedding Intern's Farce WL2000

    The Wedding Intern's Farce

    Product Code: WL2000

    • Farce
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 5m., 11w., 8 any gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 35 min.
    An intern at a wedding event center makes a terrible scheduling error by booking two weddings at the same time in the same place, and it causes all kinds of chaos. Adding to the ceremonial confusion are the wedding themes—superheroes and the musical Cats—and the fact that the two couples are utterly mismatched. Threatened with exile from the wedding event universe by her overbearing boss, the intern improvises madly—but can she rematch the star-crossed lovers in time to avert complete disaster while making a bold career move? Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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  2. American Association of Community Theatre AACT NewPlayFest Winning Plays: Volume 4 (2020)  AN6000

    Goat Song Revel

    By Dan Borengasser.

    Product Code: GE3000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 5m., 1w.
    • 80 min.
    A one-person Greek chorus named Doris shows up at Job’s house and lets him know that her arrival most likely means that they’re in a Greek drama, but whether it’s a tragedy or comedy isn’t clear. To complicate matters, God and Satan meet at Job’s house, where Satan says he wants to play a game he made up called “Job.” Dionysus also stops by, realizes that they’re heading for a tragedy and begins his plan to turn this tragedy into a comedy. Learn More
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  3. Cries in the Night CS1000

    Cries in the Night

    By Paul Elliott.

    Product Code: CS1000

    • Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 3m., 2w., 1 girl.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 100 min.
    Vickie and Neal move to a new home in a new town, trying to rebuild their lives after the death of their 5-year-old son, Bobby. But at night, Vickie begins hearing a child crying in the darkness. Is Bobby trying to reach her, or is some other child actually trapped within the walls of their house? Cries in the Night deals with the impact of early childhood experiences on our lives and afterlives, all couched in a ghost story for the stage that should chill even the most stalwart audience member. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  4. A Virtual Whodunnit

    A Virtual Whodunnit

    By Flip Kobler and Cindy Marcus.

    Product Code: V47000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 5m., 4w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    Preston Sterling is hosting a Zoom meeting with his family and closest staff to celebrate his birthday. The bitter old billionaire is bullying everyone once again when—ZZZZZT! Sterling is electrocuted through his phone. Enter Rockford Sloan, homicide detective. Through a series of Zoom conferences, Sloan questions the usual suspects, all of whom had a motive. With three possible endings, every performance means you’ll never be sure whodunnit. This show can be performed virtually or onstage. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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  5. The Royal Society of Antarctica Cover RE1000

    The Royal Society of Antarctica

    By Mat Smart.

    Product Code: RE1000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 5m., 3w.
    • 140 min.
    A young woman seeking to understand her mother’s disappearance joins the ranks of a ragtag group of misfits and scientists who serve at McMurdo Station in Antarctica. Amidst janitorial duties, never-ending daylight and subzero temperatures, this lonely and rugged bunch finds an escape from the world and a home for one another. A striking and luminous story about why we run away and what happens when we finally come face to face with what we’ve been running away from. Learn More
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  6. Off Road - OA9000

    Off Road

    By Julianna Gross.

    Product Code: OA9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School
    • 2 to 3m., 2w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    When their car breaks down, high schoolers Mel and Oliver are stuck on the side of the road, forced to make small talk over cupcakes, road trips and Charlotte—Mel’s best friend, and Oliver’s girlfriend. Amid flashbacks of awkward dates and unfinished moments, and surrounded by pressures from school and the inevitable question of Charlotte, Mel and Oliver find themselves outside it all. After all, how can you know what’s right when you don’t know what could have been? Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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  7. Yasmina's Necklace Cover Y36000

    Yasmina's Necklace

    By Rohina Malik.

    Product Code: Y36000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 5m., 2w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 110 min.
    Meet Abdul Samee: his father is Iraqi, and his mother is Puerto Rican—but if you ask him, he’ll say he’s Italian. Longing to shed his cultural identity, he changes his name to Sam, marries an American and does everything in his power to turn his back on his heritage. But when Sam meets Yasmina, a beautiful woman from his father’s homeland, he begins to learn that a tree without roots cannot stand for long. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  8. AACT Vol. 3 Cover

    Eternity

    By Michael Cochran.

    Product Code: E94000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 5 to 6m., 4 to 5w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 90 min.
    Abe, an angel of death, decides to move a client appointment in favor of getting an ice cream sandwich. The only problem is that his “appointments” are to greet the newly deceased and take them to the next stop. Things quickly spiral out of control when Abe’s repeated attempts to “bump off” his delayed appointment fails, and the real threat of a new “unauthorized life” will occur unless Abe gets everything back on track. A surprise visit from the boss helps Abe rediscover the real meaning of life and death. Learn More
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  9. Ghosts in the Machine GD8000

    Ghosts in the Machine

    By Eric Coble.

    Product Code: GD8000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 8 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 70 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 digital mystery for the mind and heart of the savvy texter. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  10. 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
    • 7 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 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, seven 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
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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