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  1. The Empty Pot

    The Empty Pot

    By Debbie L. Metzler. Adapted from a Chinese folktale.

    Product Code: E83000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 7m., 4w., 10 to 15 or more either gender.
    • 65 min.
    Adaptation from a Chinese folktale about a young boy who, like the emperor, likes to grow beautiful flowers. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $65/perf

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  2. Collateral Bodies

    Collateral Bodies

    By Erin Rachel Kaplan.

    Product Code: CN7000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 7w.
    • 75 min.
    An exploration of human rights as women relate experiences of sexual trafficking, rape, female circumcision and domestic violence through fictional stories based in truth. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  3. China Doll (The Imagined Life of an American Actress)

    China Doll (The Imagined Life of an American Actress)

    By Elizabeth Wong

    Product Code: CD3000

    • Comedy | Drama | Tragedy
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 4m., 2w.-all Asian; or 5m., 3w.-multicultural. Roles are doubled.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 90 min.
    This is the story of a Chinatown girl who dreamed of making it in Hollywood. This sensual fantasia takes inspiration from the remarkable life of Anna May Wong, the first and brightest Chinese American movie star. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $85/perf

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  4. Sun Yat Sen: In the Mouth of the Dragon

    Sun Yat Sen: In the Mouth of the Dragon

    By Edward F. EmanuEl.

    Product Code: SF3000

    • Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 25 roles plus ensemble as needed; 12 actors with doubling.
    • 115 min.
    Set in London, 1896, Dr. Sun Yat Sen, a leader of the Young China revolutionary movement, is being tortured and drugged by his captors to get him to confess to crimes against the Dowager Empress of China's government Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $85/perf

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  5. The Honorable Urashima Taro

    The Honorable Urashima Taro

    By Coleman A. Jennings.

    Product Code: H27000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional
    • a minimum of 11.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 55 min.
    A young fisherman rescues a venerable turtle from its tormentors. As a reward, he is taken to an undersea wonderland where he wins the favor of the princess and saves her kingdom from destruction by the wicked scorpion. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  6. The Nightingale

    The Nightingale

    Book by William Electric Black and Amie Brockway-Henson. Music by Elliot Sokolov. From the story by Hans Christian Andersen.

    Product Code: N04000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • An ensemble of 12 m. and w. (not gender specific.)
    • 60 min.
    When Grandpa begins to tell his grandchildren about the emperor's nightingale, his back yard is transformed into the emperor of China's palace, garden and forest, and the three of them become characters in this humorous and moving story. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $85/perf

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  7. Kimchee and Chitlins: A Serious Comedy About Getting Along

    Kimchee and Chitlins: A Serious Comedy About Getting Along

    By Elizabeth Wong.

    Product Code: K25000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 4m., 3w. (Expandable chorus, multicultural cast.)

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 90 min.
    Skewering the news media and modern race relations in America, this play shows a novice television reporter who finds herself sitting pretty in the anchor seat, but she is haunted by a bogeyman chorus who questions the way she got her promotion. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $85/perf

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  8. Letters to a Student Revolutionary

    Letters to a Student Revolutionary

    By Elizabeth Wong.

    Product Code: L74000

    • Comedy | Drama | Tragedy
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 3m., 3w. (Expandable chorus, multicultural cast.)

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 90 min.
    A jaded American rebel reluctantly on a family vacation in China meets a young idealistic Chinese girl with whom she embarks on a 10-year correspondence, which is cut tragically short by the Tiananmen Square massacre. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  9. Butterfly

    Butterfly

    By Jerome McDonough.

    Product Code: BK2000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 15+ actors, flexible.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 60 min.
    This version begins in 1938 when an American unites in a Japanese marriage with the geisha, Butterfly. When he leaves without her, she waits faithfully for him to keep his promise to return. From her house overlooking the harbor of Nagasaki, she and their son watch for his ship. The date is December 6, 1941—the day before the bombing of Pearl Harbor. He finally does return to the devastated city after World War II has ended, and he finds ... ? Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $65/perf

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  10. Seagirl

    Seagirl

    By Francis Elitzig (aka David Eliet). Based on a Chinese folk tale.

    Product Code: ST7000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 1w., 3 either gender (one to be the musician) with doubling, or up to 12 (1w., 11 either gender).

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 50 min.
    Seagirl goes up a mountain to discover why the river in the valley has dried up. With the help of the dragon king's third daughter she finds the key to save her village. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $65/perf

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