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

Welcome to Dramatic Publishing!

Our Friday summer hours are 8:30am - 3:00pm CST. We will reopen at 8:30am on Monday.

Browse

Currently Filtered by:
  1. Remove This Item Target Audience: College and Adult
  2. Remove This Item Sub-theme: Marriage & Divorce
  3. Remove This Item Genre: Comedy
Filter By
Category
View All
  1. One Act Plays (24)
  2. Full Length Plays (64)
  3. Musicals (3)
  4. Musicals with Accompaniment CDs (1)
  5. UIL Approved Titles (12)
  6. Audience Participation (3)
  7. Ten-minute Theatre (1)
  8. Award-Winning (11)
  9. Radio Plays (1)
  10. New In Print (4)
  11. Fall Favorites (6)

Filter By

Target Audience
  1. Young Audiences (31)
  2. Middle School (44)
  3. High School (77)
  4. College and Adult (92)
  5. Family (all ages) (56)
  6. Senior Adults (42)
  7. Praise Groups (6)
Themes
  1. Crime (15)
  2. Culture (26)
  3. Entertainment (11)
  4. Relationship/Family (92)
  5. Religion (8)
  6. School Issues (5)
  7. Death/Dying (4)
  8. Holiday (1)
  9. Illness/Disability (4)
  10. Substance Abuse (2)
  11. World Issues (11)
Sub-theme
  1. Murder (8)
  2. Stealing (9)
  3. Sexual Abuse (1)
  4. Russian (1)
  5. British (8)
  6. Black (2)
  7. Hispanic/Latino (6)
  8. German (2)
  9. Asian (2)
  10. Native American (1)
  11. French (3)
  12. Showbiz (7)
  13. Visual Arts (1)
  14. Music (2)
  15. Marriage & Divorce (92)
  16. Abusive Relationships (15)
  17. Infidelity/Cheating (16)
  18. Dating (34)
  19. LGBTQ (13)
  20. Christianity (5)
  21. Judaism (2)
  22. Islam (1)
  23. Teaching (3)
  24. Bullying (2)
  25. Cheating (2)
  26. Terminal Illness (1)
  27. Suicide (1)
  28. Thanksgiving (1)
  29. Alcohol Abuse (1)
  30. Drug Abuse (2)
  31. Mental Disability (1)
  32. Prejudice (3)
  33. Racial Issues (1)
  34. Poverty (1)
  35. Women's Issues (3)
  36. Gay Rights (1)
  37. 9/11 (2)
  38. War (3)
Show Less Show More
Genre
  1. Comedy (92)
  2. Drama (50)
  3. Farce (13)
  4. Satire (6)
  5. Tragedy (7)
  6. Melodrama (4)
Sub-genre
  1. Fairy Tale (2)
  2. Romantic Comedy (31)
  3. Biographical (7)
  4. Magical Realism (9)
  5. Avant-garde/Experimental (8)
  6. Mystery/Murder Mystery (6)
  7. Historical (11)
  8. Action/Adventure (4)
  9. Fantasy (2)
  10. Fables/Folklore (5)
  11. Romance (14)
  12. Science Fiction (1)
  13. Horror/Gothic (4)
  14. Commedia dell'arte (4)
  15. Mythology (3)
  16. Western (2)
Show Less Show More
Performing Group
  1. Elementary School (4)
  2. Middle School (17)
  3. High School (61)
  4. College Theatre (85)
  5. Community Theatre (65)
  6. Professional Theatre (55)
  7. TYA (9)
  8. Senior Theatre (17)
  9. Touring Group (32)
  10. Praise Group (5)
  11. Dinner Theatre (38)
Approx. Run Time (minutes)
10m 140m 10m to 140m
Total Cast Size
1 100 1 to 100
Female Cast Members
0 50 0 to 50
Male Cast Members
0 50 0 to 50

Items 1 to 10 of 92 total

per page
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5

List  Grid 

  1. Cry it Out

    Cry it Out

    By Molly Smith Metzler.

    Product Code: CR7000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College and Adult
    • 1m., 3w.
    • 90 min.
    Cooped up on maternity leave and starved for conversation, Jessie invites her funny and forthright neighbor Lina, also a new mom, for coffee on the patio between their duplexes. Despite their vastly different finances, they become fast friends during naptimes—while someone spies on them from the mansion on the cliff overlooking Jessie’s yard. This comedy with dark edges takes an honest look at the absurdities of being home with a baby, the dilemma of returning to work, and how class impacts parenthood and friendship. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  2. Straight

    Straight

    By Scott Elmegreen and Drew Fornarola.

    Product Code: S2J000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 2m., 1w.
    • 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
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  3. Hamlet and Zombies! - HH7000

    Hamlet and Zombies!

    By Will Averill.

    Product Code: HH7000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 5m., 2w., 13 to 33 either gender.
    • 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
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  4. Yasmina's Necklace Cover Y36000

    Yasmina's Necklace

    By Rohina Malik.

    Product Code: Y36000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 5m., 2w.
    • 110 min.
    Meet Abdul Samee: his father is Iraqi, and his mother is Puerto Rican—but if you ask him, he’ll say he’s Italian. Longing to shed his cultural identity, he changes his name to Sam, marries an American and does everything in his power to turn his back on his heritage. But when Sam meets Yasmina, a beautiful woman from his father’s homeland, he begins to learn that a tree without roots cannot stand for long. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  5. As She Likes It Cover AM2000

    As She Likes It

    Edited and compiled by Karen Ruch. Written by Lori M. Myers, Sean Adams, Marjorie Bicknell, David Nice, Sue Lange, Barbara Trainin Blank and Sandra Fenichel Asher.

    Product Code: AM2000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 4 to 18w., 1 to 2 either gender.
    • 90 min.
    As She Likes It features women from Shakespeare’s canon who step outside of the male-dominated context of their original works. These familiar women from classic stories may have had muted voices in Shakespeare’s plays, but here they take center stage. These plays offer great roles for women, opportunities for thoughtful scene study, educational exploration and a larger conversation about how these women’s stories resonate in our current era. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  6. Treehouse Cover TV6000

    Treehouse

    By Joe Musso.

    Product Code: TV6000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 3m., 3w.
    • 85 min.
    Johnny could be a typical 17-year-old boy, hanging out in his treehouse and dreaming of talking to the beautiful Alana, were it not for his insistence that he has the mind of a 53-year-old. As Johnny persists in his claim that he’s an old man in a teenager’s body and conversations in the treehouse become increasingly peppered by the words of the Bard, Johnny grapples simultaneously with adolescence, love and the mind’s ability to heal from great loss. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  7. AACT Vol. 3 Cover

    Eternity

    By Michael Cochran.

    Product Code: E94000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 5 to 6m., 4 to 5w.
    • 90 min.
    Abe, an angel of death, decides to move a client appointment in favor of getting an ice cream sandwich. The only problem is that his “appointments” are to greet the newly deceased and take them to the next stop. Things quickly spiral out of control when Abe’s repeated attempts to “bump off” his delayed appointment fails, and the real threat of a new “unauthorized life” will occur unless Abe gets everything back on track. A surprise visit from the boss helps Abe rediscover the real meaning of life and death. Learn More
    View Collection
  8. Lasso of Truth

    Lasso of Truth

    By Carson Kreitzer.

    Product Code: LM4000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College and Adult
    • 2m., 3w.
    • 120 min.

    Who is Wonder Woman and where did she come from? Lasso of Truth explores the knotty origin story of our preeminent female superhero, created by William Marston, inventor of the first lie-detector machine. This smart, seductive, wild ride features the two women Marston lived with in a polyamorous relationship—both of whom inspired the famous character—plus a girl in search of answers about her childhood heroine and a guy trying to hold on to his prized first issue.

    Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  9. Stepsisters

    Stepsisters

    Book by Flip Kobler and Cindy Marcus. Lyrics by Flip Kobler. Music by Dennis Poore.

    Product Code: S2S000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 3 to 23m., 8 to 30w., up to 22 either gender.
    • 95 min.
    When Drew and Beth (who are not wicked, evil and ugly) are thrown into the dungeon for conspiring against the throne, they tell their fellow prisoners what really happened with Cinderella. Drew, Beth and Ella are really the best of friends and—spoiler alert—Drew is actually Ella’s fairy godmother. So bibbity-bobbity-boom! How can two sisters play matchmaker for their tomboy stepsister while trying to out-connive a conniving mother, outwit a sadistic chancellor and make everyone’s dreams come true before the jailer takes their heads? Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  10. Lone Star Spirits

    Lone Star Spirits

    By Josh Tobiessen.

    Product Code: LL8000

    • Comedy
    • College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 3m., 2w.
    • 80 min.
    Marley is hoping for a quick trip home to the town where she grew up, but she and her fiancé are in for more than they bargained for. Upon entering her estranged father’s liquor store, she’s immediately set upon by her ex-boyfriend who’s looking to relight their romance. Then there’s the former classmate looking to drag Marley into a two-woman bachelorette party. By the time Marley finally manages to reveal to her father the real reason for her visit, things are further complicated by the ghost of the bear-wrestling pioneer who used to live in the store. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More

Items 1 to 10 of 92 total

per page
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5

List  Grid