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  1. Complete History of Theatre (abridged) (One-Act Version) Cover CR8000

    The Complete History of Theatre (abridged) (One-Act Version)

    By Matt Thompson.

    Product Code: CR8000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 1w., up to 10 either gender.
    • 45 min.
    Theatrical greats William Shakespeare, Sarah Bernhardt and Constantine Stanislavsky lead a journey through the history of theatre. Explore Greek theatre, Kabuki, mime, the gladiators of Rome and speculation on the real author of Shakespeare’s plays. Finally, the cast realizes that the playwright hasn’t written an ending, and they have to ask the audience to help! This interactive farce keeps the audience in stitches at every turn! Learn More
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  2. The Complete History of Theatre (abridged)

    The Complete History of Theatre (abridged)

    By Matt Thompson.

    Product Code: CR5000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 1w., up to 10 either gender.
    • 85 min.
    Theatrical greats William Shakespeare, Sarah Bernhardt and Constantine Stanislavsky lead a journey through the history of theatre. Explore Greek theatre, Kabuki, mime, the gladiators of Rome and speculation on the real author of Shakespeare’s plays. Finally, the cast realizes that the playwright hasn’t written an ending, and they have to ask the audience to help! This interactive farce keeps the audience in stitches at every turn! Learn More
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  3. The Twelve Dancing Princesses

    The Twelve Dancing Princesses

    Book and lyrics by Jennifer Kirkeby. Music by Shirley Mier. Based on the book by the Brothers Grimm.

    Product Code: TV2000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 19w., 3 either gender, extras as needed. Doubling possible.
    • 65 min.
    Each night, the twelve princesses who love to dance, sing the song that allows them secret passage into the enchanted forest. The king (tired of finding twelve pairs of worn shoes outside his daughters' room each morning) issues a proclamation. The first person to discover the secret of where the princesses go each night shall receive his or her heart's desire and eight bags of gold! Learn More
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  4. Writer's Cramp (or How Will Shakespeare Got Into Show Biz)

    Writer's Cramp (or How Will Shakespeare Got Into Show Biz)

    By Larry Glaister.

    Product Code: WH6000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 5m., 2w.
    • 100 min.
    He was born in 1564, but historians lose track of Will Shakespeare until around 1590. This play gleefully jumps in to fill in the gaps of his so-called "lost years." Will is a 21-year-old dreamer, the father of three and quite jobless. His wife is distracted by the amorous attentions of their neighbor. Poverty, lust and gender confusion rock everyone's boat, but, in the end, fortune smiles on the aspiring young poet. Learn More
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  5. Most Likely To: The Senior Superlative Monologues

    Most Likely To: The Senior Superlative Monologues

    By Michael Tester.

    Product Code: MP4000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 24+, extras and doubling as desired. May be performed by as few as 6 actors.
    • 90 min.
    Inspired by students at a New York high school for the arts, this title pits the "Geeks" against the "Goths," "Drama Queens" and "Jocks" in a senior superlative showdown for Best All Around! These pieces can be used as stand-alone audition material, while an appendix of ensemble and two-person scenes transforms this monologue cycle into a full-length play. Learn More
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  6. Kong's Night Out

    Kong's Night Out

    By Jack Neary.

    Product Code: K44000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 5m., 4w.
    • 100 min.
    This is the story of what happened in the hotel room next to the hotel room where Ann was whisked out of the bed and into the Manhattan night by King Kong. There's always a backstory. There are also mistaken identity, pies in the face, deceit, underhandedness and even a couple of romances. And every moment is meticulously coordinated with the events depicted in the 1933 movie. Learn More
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  7. A Thirties Affair

    A Thirties Affair

    By Carl L. Williams.

    Product Code: TU4000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 3m., 3w.
    • 90 min.
    Jason and Carla, burned by previous relationships, initially resist their friend's efforts to kindle a romance between them, but secretly end up dating. Carla's ex-husband complicates everything by wanting to reconcile. Jason retaliates by taking up with Cindy, a ditzy young actress. Jealousy and mutual accusations drive Jason and Carla further apart as they struggle to find a way to their own happy ending. Learn More
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  8. Hell's Cafeteria

    Hell's Cafeteria

    By Werner Trieschmann.

    Product Code: HF1000

    • Comedy | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 3w., up to 25 with extras, either gender.
    • 40 min.
    Superstar cafeteria chef Rodney "Rotten" Disposle is ready to make life miserable for everybody in another season of "Hell's Cafeteria" as he hosts the competition to find the best (worst) high-school cafeteria manager in the country. The strange contestants he has in this go-round are sure to give him fits! Will a winner for be announced? Will anybody make it through lunch? Learn More
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  9. Most Likely To: The Senior Superlative Musical

    Most Likely To: The Senior Superlative Musical

    Book, music and lyrics by Michael Tester.

    Product Code: MH5000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 7m., 10w., 1 either gender. With over 36 featured roles, the show can be done with as few as 12 actors or as many as 40 or more to cover a show choir, an a cappella glee club, dancing cheerleaders and more!
    • 100 min.
    It's the Glees versus the Goths, the Drama Queens versus the Jocks in a Senior Superlative showdown! Set at a high-school awards ceremony, this title explores the trials and aspirations of teenagers through a thematic arc of song, sketch and monologue, allowing ample room for creative staging and flexible casting. Learn More
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  10. Artifice

    Artifice

    By Anne Flanagan.

    Product Code: AF3000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 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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