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  1. All I Really Need to Know I Learned by Being in a Bad Play

    All I Really Need to Know I Learned by Being in a Bad Play

    By Werner Trieschmann.

    Product Code: AC7000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 3m., 3w., 11 either gender, expandable.
    • 40 min.
    Based on several disastrous theatrical experiences, this play examines the process of putting on a show that is less than good. We go from the audition—where the director is more worried about roast beef than paying attention to the warm-up exercise, and the neurotic cast pretends to be bacon—to rehearsals—where a passive-aggressive stage manager gives everyone grief. This bad play within a play won't win any awards, but will keep audiences in stitches. Learn More
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  2. How to Make a Musical

    How to Make a Musical

    Book by Marc Jacobs. Music by Craig Bohmler. Lyrics by Marion Adler.

    Product Code: H95000

    • Comedy | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 2w., 1 either gender.
    • 50 min.
    This dazzling farce shows us how musicals can change the everyday mundane to magical moments! The Professor, our musical guide, is going to teach "How to Make a Musical." He picks Chris, a "random" student, out of the audience and takes him through a day at his school, showing him each scene both as it would be in real life and how it would be played in a musical. Learn More
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  3. Hamlet or Does Father Reeeeeeally Know Best?

    Hamlet or Does Father Reeeeeeally Know Best?

    By Nancy Linehan Charles. Based on the play by William Shakespeare.

    Product Code: H94000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w., 11 either gender.
    • 60 min.
    William Shakespeare believed strongly in the fact that there will always be consequences when you make the wrong move. Hamlet listens to a ghost, who makes all of the decisions, and everyone ends up dead. Learn More
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  4. The Christmas Bus

    The Christmas Bus

    Book, music and lyrics by Robert Inman.

    Product Code: CE3000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 4m., 5w., 8 children. (Children's cast can be expanded with nonspeaking parts.)
    • 90 min.
    Mrs. Frump and the kids from her orphanage go on an adventuresome bus ride culminating in a Christmas even more special than Frump could have ever imagined. Learn More
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  5. Don Quixote

    Don Quixote

    Adapted by Anne Ludlum and David Quicksall. Based on Don Quixote, Parts I and II, by Miguel de Cervantes.

    Product Code: D94000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Melodrama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 7m., 3w. (May be expanded to approximately 50 actors, with many opportunities for gender flexibility.)
    • 120 min.
    Don Quixote and Sancho Panza are guided by their creator, Miguel de Cervantes, to deal with the inexplicable as they travel through the plains of La Mancha. Learn More
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  6. Romeo and Juliet or The Old "You-Know-I-Really-Love-You-But-My-Father-Really-Hates-You" Blues

    Romeo and Juliet or The Old "You-Know-I-Really-Love-You-But-My-Father-Really-Hates-You" Blues

    By Nancy Linehan Charles. From William Shakespeare

    Product Code: R74000

    • Drama | Melodrama | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 4w. (plus 21 either gender.)
    • 45 min.
    No one can remember why Romeo and Juliet's families hate one another, but the feud continues on. Tracking the star-crossed lovers, and the downward spiral of a courtship to its horrible conclusion, the story tellers fire off comments of premature marriage. Learn More
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  7. Romeo and Juliet—Together (and Alive!) at Last

    Romeo and Juliet—Together (and Alive!) at Last

    By Sandra Fenichel Asher. From the book by Avi.

    Product Code: R71000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 7m., 10w., 7m. or w. Expandable to 35 roles.
    • 90 min.
    Eighth-graders Pete and Anabell are in love, but so shy they can't even look at each other, let alone speak. To bring the two together, their classmates stage a performance of Romeo and Juliet. Learn More
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  8. A Midsummer Night's Dream or The Night They Missed the Forest for the Trees

    A Midsummer Night's Dream or The Night They Missed the Forest for the Trees

    By Nancy Linehan Charles. Adapted from Shakespeare.

    Product Code: MD1000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 6w., 9 either gender, extras as desired.
    • 60 min.
    In this rollicking adaptation of Shakespeare's play, teens, fairies, workers and royalty collide in a forest on a summer night, and are bedazzled by a prankster. The fairy queen falls in love with an ass, the teens fall in and out (and in) love with each other, well-meaning goofs stumble into their 15 minutes of fame and fairies weave magic to bring it all to a happy end. Three streetwise storytellers pull the audience at breakneck speed toward the moon-drenched conclusion. Learn More
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  9. Othello or Tracking the Green-eyed Monster

    Othello or Tracking the Green-eyed Monster

    Adapted by Nancy Linehan Charles. From Shakespeare.

    Product Code: O63000

    • Drama | Melodrama | Tragedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 8 to 11 principles plus as many soldiers and senators as desired.
    • 45 min.
    A mesmerizing tale of the good guy who takes a very wrong turn, and changes his life forever. The moral of the story, choose your friends wisely, and let go of false pride before it destroys you. 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
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • large and flexible. A minimum of 15 actors, expandable to include all. Storytellers, witches, messengers and soldiers are perfect for gender-blind casting.
    • 45 min.
    Macbeth and his lady covet the riches and crown, while witches, ghosts, kings and soldiers battle for good vs. evil. Macbeth, with his dry, forward attitude speaks poorly to the witches, which does not help him in the least. Learn More
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