800-448-7469 Mon-Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm CST

Welcome to Dramatic Publishing!

PLEASE NOTE OUR SUMMER HOURS: Monday, 8:30 am – 3:00 pm CST; Tuesday-Thursday, 8:30 am – 2:30 pm; Friday, 8:30 am – 2:00 pm. | Ship times are not guaranteed. Learn More.

Browse

Currently Filtered by:
  1. Remove This Item Sub-theme: Abusive Relationships
  2. Remove This Item Sub-genre: Romantic Comedy
  3. Remove This Item Sub-genre: Science Fiction
Filter By
Category
View All
  1. Full Length Plays (5)
  2. One Act Plays (2)
  3. UIL Approved Titles (1)
  4. Musicals (1)
  5. Livestream Titles (6)

Filter By

Target Audience
  1. Young Audiences (2)
  2. Middle School (2)
  3. High School (4)
  4. College and Adult (8)
  5. Family (all ages) (3)
  6. Senior Adults (2)
Themes
  1. Crime (1)
  2. Culture (2)
  3. Relationship/Family (8)
  4. Illness/Disability (1)
  5. World Issues (2)
Sub-theme
  1. Murder (1)
  2. Russian (1)
  3. Hispanic/Latino (1)
  4. Marriage & Divorce (5)
  5. Abusive Relationships (8)
  6. Infidelity/Cheating (2)
  7. Dating (5)
  8. LGBTQ (2)
Genre
  1. Comedy (8)
  2. Drama (4)
  3. Farce (1)
  4. Satire (1)
  5. Tragedy (1)
  6. Melodrama (1)
Sub-genre
  1. Fairy Tale (15)
  2. Romantic Comedy (7)
  3. Biographical (3)
  4. Magical Realism (10)
  5. Avant-garde/Experimental (11)
  6. Mystery/Murder Mystery (12)
  7. Historical (10)
  8. Action/Adventure (15)
  9. Fantasy (16)
  10. Fables/Folklore (13)
  11. Romance (11)
  12. Science Fiction (1)
  13. Horror/Gothic (6)
  14. Commedia dell'arte (2)
  15. Mythology (5)
Show Less Show More
Performing Group
  1. Elementary School (1)
  2. Middle School (2)
  3. High School (4)
  4. College Theatre (8)
  5. Community Theatre (5)
  6. Professional Theatre (5)
  7. Senior Theatre (1)
  8. Touring Group (2)
  9. Dinner Theatre (5)
Approx. Run Time (minutes)
35m 145m 35m to 145m
Total Cast Size
0 100 0 to 100
Female Cast Members
0 14 0 to 14
Male Cast Members
0 13 0 to 13

8 Item(s)

per page

List  Grid 

  1. Detective Partner Hero Villain

    Detective Partner Hero Villain

    By Brett Neveu.

    Product Code: DF9000

    • Comedy | Drama | Tragedy
    • College | Professional
    • 4 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 75 min.
    A detective and his partner search for Supernova (the villain), who hates The Fantastic Phenomenon (the hero) so much that he is killing superhero super-fans. The detective's world quickly begins to unravel as he questions his own belief in law and justice and starts to peel back the good-versus-evil veneer, exposing the realities of life and death and the ultimate consequences of trusting those who tell us to "keep the faith." The black-and-white morality of superheroes is turned on its head in this play. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  2. Straight

    Straight

    By Scott Elmegreen and Drew Fornarola.

    Product Code: S2J000

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

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 90 min.
    Meet Ben. Ben is a 26-year-old investment banker. Ben likes beer, sports and Emily … and Chris. Straight is a provocative new play that deals with fidelity, sexuality and identity in “post-equality” America. Funny, sad, sexy and surprising, this three-character drama takes a hard look at the moral complex of a generation that prides itself on the pretense of acceptance. Learn More
    $11.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $110/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  3. Ordinary Time

    Ordinary Time

    By Thomas W. Rieser.

    Product Code: OA3000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College | Community
    • 5w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 100 min.
    When her husband dies, May and her three sisters agree to gather once a month for Sunday dinner. Everyone brings something to the table, from green bean casserole to potato salad, from self-righteousness to deep grief. Reproach, loneliness and bitterness surface, culminating in one of those memorable family arguments that changes the course of personalities and relationships. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  4. Tradin' Paint

    Tradin' Paint

    By Catherine Bush.

    Product Code: TU2000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 6m., 2w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 110 min.
    Darla is fraught with deep-seated insecurities. Her mother is dead, her boyfriend is delusional and her job stocking auto parts is going nowhere fast. She is on a quest to find her true destiny, a journey that takes her into the world of stock car racing and includes an unexpected friendship with a gay college professor, a head-on collision with a car battery and a heavenly visit with the late Dale Earnhardt. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  5. King Stag

    King Stag

    Adapted by Stanley Vincent Longman. From the play by Carlo Gozzi.

    Product Code: K43000

    • Comedy | Melodrama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 9m., 3w., 4 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 120 min.
    In this adaptation, the kingdom of Sependippo appears before our eyes with the help of the magnificent wizard, Durandarte. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $65/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  6. The Truth About Cinderella

    The Truth About Cinderella

    Based on Sir Osbert Sitwell's The Cinderella Complex. Book by June Walker Rogers. Music by Charles Strouse. Lyrics by David Rogers.

    Product Code: T03000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 9m., 14w., extras, plus flexible chorus.
    • 145 min.
    Poor Cinderella? Not this time! It's poor stepmother and sisters who desperately try to drag Cinderella away from her brooms and brushes to the ball! Two godmothers provide conflicting advice and the king is determined to marry off his son, but the queen is not! It's all upside down and all laughs. True to tradition, Cinderella wins her prince but there is an interesting switch. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  7. You Can't Trust the Male

    You Can't Trust the Male

    By Randy Noojin.

    Product Code: Y18000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College
    • 1m., 1w.
    • 35 min.
    Harvey, a painfully shy young mailman, falls in love-at-first-sight with a feisty young Brooklyn woman. In order to win her over, he decides not to deliver an important note. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  8. The Barber Of Seville (Le Barbier de Séville, Ou la Précaution Inutile)

    The Barber Of Seville (Le Barbier de Séville, Ou la Précaution Inutile)

    Adapted by I. E. Clark. Based on the plays written by Pierre-Augustin Caron De Beaumarchais.

    Product Code: BH8000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 7m., 3w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 40 min.
    Highly intelligent, energetic and ambitious Figaro wanted more than anything to be rich and famous so he could enjoy the splendid life of 18th century France. But he had no chance of succeeding because he was born a second-class citizen, and life for him and the other servants was so unbearable that whispers of revolt drifted through the musty air of the servants' quarters. The tricks Figaro thinks up to get even with the aristocrats produce one of the world's funniest comedies. Learn More
    $7.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More

8 Item(s)

per page

List  Grid