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  1. MLM Is for Murder (or, Your Side Hustle Is Killing Us)

    MLM Is for Murder (or, Your Side Hustle Is Killing Us)

    By John Bavoso.

    Product Code: MS1000

    • Comedy | Satire
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 1m., 4w.
    • 120 min.
    Side hustles—it seems like everybody has at least one these days. For Minerva Ross, it is to write and narrate her own feminist true crime podcast about how and why women commit murder. Across the country, Felicity Evanston has just started selling ridiculously patterned leggings for a multilevel marketing company. The two haven’t crossed paths in years, but when Felicity starts killing off her competition, both women suddenly experience the kind of overnight success they’ve been so desperately craving. Learn More
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  2. 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
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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  3. Hamlet and Zombies! - HH7000

    Hamlet and Zombies!

    By Will Averill.

    Product Code: HH7000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School
    • 5m., 2w., 13 to 33 either gender.

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    • 45 min.
    Something is rotting in the state of Denmark, and Hamlet may be the only one who is on to it. With the help of Horatio and Laertes, Hamlet solves the mystery of his mother’s marriage to his uncle, observes his father’s transformation from king to zombie king, saves his love, Ophelia, and fends off both the Norwegians and the zombie hordes. This adaptation is perfect for those who are looking for a spooky retelling of one of the Bard’s classics with lots of fun and a little bite. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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  4. D.O.A.

    D.O.A.

    By Elizabeth Lovelady. Based on the screenplay by Russel Rouse and Clarence Greene.

    Product Code: DG2000

    • Drama | Melodrama
    • High School | College | Community
    • 5 to 12m., 4 to 9w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 60 min.
    In this adaptation of the 1950s classic noir film, Frank Bigelow walks into a police station to report a murder: his own. After a wild night of drinking at jazz clubs with sexy women, he wakes feeling ill and learns he has been poisoned. With only hours left to live, Bigelow frantically searches for his killer and the reason he was targeted. Will the killer be brought to justice? Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  5. Artifice

    Artifice

    By Anne Flanagan.

    Product Code: AF3000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 4m., 4w.
    • 100 min.
    A story about a struggling artist who dies only to reappear at a sale of his work. A farcical take on celebrity and success and an affectionate tribute to loyalty and love. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  6. Two-Bit Taj Mahal

    Two-Bit Taj Mahal

    By Paul D'Andrea.

    Product Code: TJ1000

    • Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 3m., 2w., extras can be used for crowd scenes.
    • 105 min.
    New Liberty, Missouri is an American Midwestern farming town dealing with a dangerous loner-bully who falls in love with a young drifter and is transformed by her. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  7. All Out

    All Out

    By John Zodrow.

    Product Code: AA8000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Satire | Tragedy
    • College | Community
    • 6m., 4w., 6 to 7 extras.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 30 min.
    To what extremes will the game show contestants go to win a prize of $100,000? This play is about lack of ethics and what people will do for money. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  8. The Smell of the Kill

    The Smell of the Kill

    By Michele Lowe.

    Product Code: SH2000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 3w. (3 male offstage voices.)

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 70 min.
    Three wives exchange confidences while their unseen spouses play golf in the dining room. When the men mistakenly lock themselves in a basement meat locker the women are faces with the decision of letting them out or keeping them there permanently. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $110/perf

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  9. House of the Seven Gables

    House of the Seven Gables

    By Vin Morreale Jr. Adapted from the classic novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne.

    Product Code: H84000

    • Comedy | Drama | Melodrama | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 8m., 6w. (plus extras who may be doublecast.)

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 90 min.
    The cruel and cunning Colonel Pyncheon brings a curse down on his entire family. More than a century later, a young woman arrives to find the last of the family, and the mysterious House of the Seven Gables, beset by dark secrets and untimely deaths. Learn More
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  10. 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
    • Middle School | High School | TYA
    • 15+ either gender, expandable to include all.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    This dramatic adaptation, sprinkled with comedic commentary, is a winner for elementary, middle, and early high school. Shakespeare's Scottish tragedy is told within a lively and humorous story-theatre frame. Macbeth and his Lady covet the crown while witches, ghosts, kings and soldiers sweep across the landscape, carving out the battle between good and evil. Shakespeare characters speak the Bard's words, while storytellers fill in plot and comment wryly on the escalating action. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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