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  1. The Death and Life of Sherlock Holmes

    The Death and Life of Sherlock Holmes

    By Suzan L. Zeder.

    Product Code: DB2000

    • Drama | Melodrama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 5m., 3w., with doubling, or up to 13 (8m., 5w.).
    • 115 min.
    A mystery within a mystery! It is an action adventure with all the intrigues of a Sherlock Holmes investigation and a touch of Pirandello! Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  2. Rehearsal for Murder

    Rehearsal for Murder

    Adapted for the stage by D.D. Brooke. From the television play by Richard Levinson and William Link.

    Product Code: R36000

    • Melodrama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 9m., 6w.
    • 90 min.
    This is a thrilling "theatrical" mystery in which your theatre becomes the set for the play. The actors, producer, director and others connected with the show come onto the stage and we discover that everyone was also involved with another play by the same playwright. At its opening night, exactly a year ago and in this same theatre, the beautiful leading lady, who was also the playwright's fiancee, was murdered! As these people start with the new play, startling connections to the murder begin to unfold. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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  3. A Toby Show

    A Toby Show

    By Aurand Harris.

    Product Code: TN9000

    • Farce | Melodrama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 4w., plus extras for vaudeville entr'actes.
    • 30 min.
    A Toby Show brings back to the stage an American folk character of Toby, a country bumpkin who through naiveté, honesty and homespun humor outwits the city slickers. Toby is a great role for an energetic actor. The play is a colorful segment of American drama. This farce melodrama recreates with traditional situations and stock characters through jokes and stage business. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  4. A Toby Show

    A Toby Show

    By Aurand Harris.

    Product Code: TM3000

    • Farce | Melodrama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 4w., plus extras for vaudeville entr'actes.
    • 100 min.
    A Toby Show brings back to the stage an American folk character of Toby, a country bumpkin who through naiveté, honesty and homespun humor outwits the city slickers. Toby is a great role for an energetic actor. The play is a colorful segment of American drama. This farce melodrama recreates traditional situations and stock characters through jokes and stage business. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  5. The Wild Flowering of Chastity or Chaste Across the Stage

    The Wild Flowering of Chastity or Chaste Across the Stage

    By Dutton Foster.

    Product Code: W33000

    • Farce | Melodrama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 4m., 4w.
    • 35 min.
    In this stylish satiric melodrama, Aunt Absinthe hopes pretty Chastity has sold enough Easter eggs to meet the mortgage payment, but business is slow and a villain is after their humble homestead. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  6. An Open and Shut Case

    An Open and Shut Case

    By John Mattera.

    Product Code: A24000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Melodrama | Satire | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 5m., 5w.
    • 35 min.
    Young, handsome Harold married the elderly, wheelchair-ridden Elizabeth for her money. Now Harold plans to murder her and inherit all that money, hiring a nurse, a housekeeper and a cook to help him with the job. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  7. Babes in Gangland or The Godmother

    Babes in Gangland or The Godmother

    By Dutton Foster.

    Product Code: B69000

    • Farce | Melodrama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 5m., 4w. (may be done with 3m., 6w., or 4m., 5w.)
    • 35 min.
    This melodramatic farce, marked by puns, double entendres, asides to the audience, and other absurdities, is a comic tour de force. A perfect contest one-act with no elaborate set requirements. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  8. Babes In Toyland

    Babes In Toyland

    Book and lyrics by R. Eugene Jackson. Music adapted and arranged by Carl Alette. Original music by Victor Herbert. Based on the original play by Glen MacDonough.

    Product Code: BH6000

    • Comedy | Melodrama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 12 to 15+ actors, either gender, flexible.
    • 75 min.
    Mother Goose Land is all astir over the rivalry between mean-hearted Uncle Barnaby and young, handsome, gentle Alan for the love of Mistress Mary Quite Contrary. Suitable for any season of the year. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  9. Beanstalk!

    Beanstalk!

    Book and lyrics by Joseph Robinette. Music and lyrics by James R. Shaw.

    Product Code: BH9000

    • Comedy | Farce | Melodrama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 5w., extras.
    • 60 min.
    A musical twist to the old tale, featuring Jack, the beanstalk, and the giant. When Jack and his friend Polly climb the beanstalk, Wog the giant befriends them and helps them stop the townspeople from cutting the beanstalk down. Learn More
    $7.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $60/perf

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