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  1. Teen Court TW1000

    Teen Court

    By William Gleason.

    Product Code: TW1000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 4w.
    • 40 min.
    Tawny Linkletter, “Miss Everything” in high school, won the school fight song contest, and everything was going great until she was charged with plagiarism. Now she is due in Teen Court for the school trial of the decade. The prosecutor is experienced and looking for the big conviction. Tawny’s school-appointed defense counsel is the high-school “loser” and is not known for his skill in anything, much less legal defense. Can Archer overcome enormous odds to ensure that justice is done? Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  2. OLIVÉRio: A Brazilian Twist

    OLIVÉRio: A Brazilian Twist

    Book and lyrics by Karen Zacarías. Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma.

    Product Code: OA8000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 4w.
    • 65 min.
    This joyful musical is a retelling of Oliver Twist set in modern-day Rio de Janeiro that tackles issues of poverty, inequity and injustice. Oli, an orphan girl, asks the goddess of the sea for a “little bit more” in her life. Con man Falcão and thief Zé Esquiva hope to use Oli’s sweet nature to steal from a rich widow. In the favela, Oli meets Nancí, who begins to teach Oli how to read. But when police officer Sykes gets involved, everyone has to choose between doing what is easy and what is right. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  3. The Princess Who Lost Her Hair

    The Princess Who Lost Her Hair

    By Jeremy Kisling. Based on the story by Tololwa Mollel.

    Product Code: PL7000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w., 3 either gender.
    • 45 min.
    Princess Kalendi refuses to help a bird, who turns out to be very powerful. He brings a drought upon the earth and takes the princess' hair, a symbol of prosperity to her people, from her head. A beggar helps the princess regain her dignity and kindness as they work together to appease the bird with a selfless act that restores the kingdom and the princess' hair. Learn More
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  4. The Excuser

    The Excuser

    By Werner Trieschmann.

    Product Code: E62000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 15 to 20 roles, either gender.
    • 40 min.
    This play is about a reality show led by billionaire (millionaire?) Clump, who has good hair, and in which a mixed bag of contestants compete in a storage room--no, boardroom-- and are sent home with the trademark, "That's no excuse!" Learn More
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  5. Cosmic Fruit Bowl

    Cosmic Fruit Bowl

    By Rosemary Frisino Toohey.

    Product Code: CN6000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 4 actors.
    • 15 min.
    Think living in a fishbowl is tough? Try a fruit bowl. All the regulars are there: the self-centered star, the guy hiding a secret and the budding philosopher. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  6. The Wrestling Season

    The Wrestling Season

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: W89000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 4w., 1 either gender.
    • 70 min.

    Using only the setting of a wrestling mat, eight young people struggle with the destructive power of rumors and how others see them. The action is overseen by The Referee, who comments from inside and outside the drama with hand signals and commands. Using images, movement and sound, cast members function as a chorus and as individual characters whose stories are interwoven to create a theatrical event that challenges and reveals their search for identity.

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    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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  7. Lockers

    Lockers

    By Jeremy Kruse.

    Product Code: L99000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • variable.
    • 75 min.
    Displaying the universal ups and downs most preteens and teens face on a daily basis, this play can be performed as a whole, or in short vignettes, perfect for theatre, classroom, and young actor-training programs. Learn More
    $10.95 /book

    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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