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  1. Beauty and the Beast BN3000

    Beauty and the Beast

    By Max Bush.

    Product Code: BN3000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | TYA
    • 5 to 9m., 7 to 11w., 4 any gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 90 min.
    In this version of Beauty and the Beast, young Prince Beaumont is turned into a beast when he rebuffs the advances of an older fairy and is to remain cursed until a young woman consents to marry him of her own free will. After trespassing on palace grounds, Beauty’s father reluctantly trades Beauty’s freedom for his own life at the Beast’s behest. As Beauty and the Beast struggle to understand each other, their journey is fraught with difficulty, doubt and danger. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  2. Escaping the Labyrinth

    Escaping the Labyrinth

    By Thomas Hischak.

    Product Code: E97000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 3 to 7m., 1 to 3w.
    • 95 min.
    In 1951, Bud encounters a disconcerting man who reveals himself to be a Greek god seeking passage to the Underworld to finally be at peace. Bud dismisses the man as crazy, but seven years later, he finds and falls in love with a waitress whom he knows to be the goddess Artemis. She flees, and for the next 40 years, Bud encounters various gods and goddesses in disguise, but not her. In the end, an elderly Bud finally finds Artemis, who invites him to join her in the Underworld, where they can spend eternity together. Learn More
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  3. Launch Day (Love Stories From the Year 2108) LN6000

    Launch Day (Love Stories From the Year 2108)

    By Michael Higgins.

    Product Code: LN6000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 3 to 5m., 3 to 5w., 1 to 3 any gender.
    • 90 min.
    Told through a series of two-actor scenes, Launch Day (Love Stories From the Year 2108) follows six couples struggling with relationship issues in a high-tech but perilous future. These couples face challenges including a robotic arm gone rogue, advertising firms pushing products by implanting computer chips into participants’ heads, genetically engineered hybrid animals like the buffadillo and pandaroo and AI supervisors that may or may not be sentient. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  4. Rachel Carson Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

    Rachel Carson Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

    Product Code: RE8000

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

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 10 min.
    Environmentalist Rachel Carson, tempted by a mysterious visitor from the sea, must choose between her own health/happiness and her work to save the earth. Learn More
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  5. The Hero Twins: Blood Race HH9000

    The Hero Twins: Blood Race

    By Ramon Esquivel.

    Product Code: HH9000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 2m., 2 to 3w., 2 any gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 70 min.
    The winner of the Blood Race—an ancient competition that takes place in the underworld—rules the capital city and all the people who labor for it, while the loser remains trapped in the underworld. Cricket and Moth have trained their entire lives to win, but when Moth learns the truth of the Blood Race, she is faced with a choice that could turn the world upside down. Inspired by classic Mayan narratives, The Hero Twins: Blood Race is an action-filled adventure that is also an allegory about inequality, justice and liberation. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  6. 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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  7. 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas TW4000

    20,000 Leagues Under the Seas

    Adapted by David Kersnar and Althos Low. From the books by Jules Verne.

    Product Code: TW4000

    • Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 7m., 2w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 120 min.
    A group of castaways in the South Pacific discover Captain Nemo—long thought dead—still haunting his now-crippled Nautilus. A debate arises between the men and the aged captain: in his years-long private war for revenge, was Nemo justified? Morally responsible? The play chronicles the interwoven histories of Professor Morgan Aronnax, a woman who has hidden her gender from the public at the behest of the French minister of science, and Nemo, as they voyage beneath the world’s oceans to the unclaimed tundra of the South Pole. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  8. Beowulf (and the Bard) BM5000

    Beowulf (and the Bard)

    By Vidas Barzdukas and Christopher R. Bartlett.

    Product Code: BM5000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 3m., 1w., 7 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 90 min.
    This fun, frenetic and freewheeling farce updates the Old English poem about the warrior Beowulf and is told through the eyes of the epic’s writer, known only as “the bard.” In this version of the story, Beowulf is an out-of-shape prince, while the bard is a desperate poet struggling with a case of writer’s block. This retelling also introduces the bloodthirsty warrior princess Gunborg, whose quest to reach her heroic destiny is ignored by her overprotective father, the king. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  9. The Girl Who Swallowed a Cactus

    The Girl Who Swallowed a Cactus

    By Eric Coble.

    Product Code: GE5000

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

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 60 min.
    The Girl Who Swallowed a Cactus is a whirlwind adventure about how we affect the environment and the animals with whom we share the planet, and how we take on the mission of saving the world from ourselves. A unique twist on traditional storytelling, where a bit of moonlight brings a menagerie of found objects to life, this original play shows the power of memory and imagination and will captivate and inspire audiences of all ages. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  10. The Girl Who Swallowed a Cactus

    The Girl Who Swallowed a Cactus

    By Eric Coble.

    Product Code: GE6000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 1 to 10 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 60 min.
    The Girl Who Swallowed a Cactus is a whirlwind adventure about how we affect the environment and the animals with whom we share the planet, and how we take on the mission of saving the world from ourselves. A unique twist on traditional storytelling, where a bit of moonlight brings a menagerie of found objects to life, this original play shows the power of memory and imagination and will captivate and inspire audiences of all ages. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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