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

Welcome to Dramatic Publishing!

Our summer hours are 8:30 am - 4:00 pm CST Monday - Thursday and 8:30 am - 3:00 pm on Friday. 

Browse

Currently Filtered by:
  1. Remove This Item Target Audience: High School
  2. Remove This Item Themes: World Issues
  3. Remove This Item Performing Group: Middle School
  4. Remove This Item Performing Group: Community Theatre
Filter By
Category
View All
  1. One Act Plays (2)
  2. Full Length Plays (20)
  3. Musicals (3)
  4. Musicals with Accompaniment CDs (1)
  5. New In Print (4)
  6. Fall Favorites (3)

Filter By

Target Audience
  1. Young Audiences (8)
  2. Middle School (17)
  3. High School (25)
  4. College and Adult (38)
  5. Family (all ages) (12)
  6. Senior Adults (12)
  7. Praise Groups (1)
Themes
  1. Crime (6)
  2. Culture (11)
  3. Entertainment (3)
  4. Relationship/Family (13)
  5. Religion (6)
  6. School Issues (6)
  7. Death/Dying (4)
  8. Holiday (3)
  9. Illness/Disability (5)
  10. Substance Abuse (2)
  11. World Issues (25)
Sub-theme
  1. Murder (3)
  2. Stealing (2)
  3. Sexual Abuse (1)
  4. British (2)
  5. Black (3)
  6. Hispanic/Latino (4)
  7. French (1)
  8. Showbiz (1)
  9. Music (2)
  10. Marriage & Divorce (5)
  11. Abusive Relationships (3)
  12. Dating (2)
  13. LGBTQ (6)
  14. Christianity (4)
  15. Islam (1)
  16. Teaching (3)
  17. Bullying (6)
  18. Day of the Dead (1)
  19. Halloween (1)
  20. Thanksgiving (1)
  21. Fourth of July (1)
  22. Alcohol Abuse (2)
  23. Drug Abuse (2)
  24. Mental Illness (2)
  25. Mental Disability (1)
  26. Prejudice (12)
  27. Racial Issues (7)
  28. Poverty (5)
  29. Gun Control (1)
  30. Women's Issues (6)
  31. Gay Rights (1)
  32. 9/11 (2)
  33. War (4)
  34. Immigration (2)
  35. Environmental Issues (2)
Show Less Show More
Genre
  1. Comedy (14)
  2. Drama (21)
  3. Farce (1)
  4. Satire (2)
  5. Tragedy (1)
Sub-genre
  1. Romantic Comedy (2)
  2. Biographical (5)
  3. Magical Realism (3)
  4. Avant-garde/Experimental (2)
  5. Mystery/Murder Mystery (2)
  6. Historical (8)
  7. Action/Adventure (4)
  8. Fantasy (1)
  9. Fables/Folklore (3)
  10. Romance (2)
  11. Science Fiction (1)
  12. Horror/Gothic (1)
  13. Mythology (2)
Show Less Show More
Performing Group
  1. Elementary School (3)
  2. Middle School (8)
  3. High School (22)
  4. College Theatre (25)
  5. Community Theatre (23)
  6. Professional Theatre (18)
  7. TYA (4)
  8. Touring Group (8)
  9. Praise Group (1)
  10. Dinner Theatre (3)
Approx. Run Time (minutes)
40m 135m 40m to 135m
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 25 total

per page
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

List  Grid 

  1. 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
  2. Miss Holmes

    Miss Holmes

    By Christopher M. Walsh. Based on characters by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

    Product Code: MQ5000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 5 to 10m., 4 to 8w.
    • 135 min.
    When an anonymous note sends a newlywed wife looking for help, Miss Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Dorothy Watson work to uncover the secrets of a corrupt police inspector whose wives have a habit of turning up dead. In a time when gender roles are rigidly defined, these unconventional women challenge societal norms. This play explores the added obstacles faced by these two iconic characters if they were women. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  3. Future, Here Cover FG1000

    Future, Here

    By Jeremy F. Richter.

    Product Code: FG1000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 5 either gender.
    • 40 min.
    Welcome to Future, an unincorporated village monitored by Society and populated by five randomly selected children. It is driven by a national effort to develop “appropriately adapted young citizens.” They are constantly fed a steady stream of news and pop culture on their smartphones and meet daily to share what they’ve learned. Having lived in Future for 12 years, the residents are now 18, and today is their last day together, their final meeting before they learn of their next residence outside of Future. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. That Day in Tucson

    That Day in Tucson

    By Guillermo Reyes.

    Product Code: TV8000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 3m., 3w.
    • 90 min.
    A shooting rampage in Tucson, Ariz., creates international headlines as Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords becomes one of the victims. Intern Daniel Hernandez Jr. rushes to Giffords’ rescue and is credited with helping save her life. This is the story of an unexpected hero who is thrown unintentionally into the limelight and what led to that crucial day in Tucson in which everything changed for Daniel and for the national political landscape surrounding the gun debate and gun violence. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  7. Spark

    Spark

    By Tom Arvetis.

    Product Code: S2T000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 6m., 4w., gender flexible.
    • 90 min.
    Pan is three days away from the most important exam of her life, and her friends, Jude and Farren, are counting on her. No more distractions or mistakes. Together they’re to compete in a dangerous virtual reality that pits them against a mysterious enemy and ultimately determines their rank in the community. Life in Sanctuary is too precarious not to be taken seriously. But when Pan encounters two young strangers who bring an inconceivable possibility to her community, she begins to question all she knows. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  8. 14

    14

    By José Casas.

    Product Code: FF8000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 120 min.

    14 was inspired by the true-life event in May 2001 in which a smuggler abandoned 30 Mexicans crossing the desert, resulting in 14 deaths from dehydration. It is a starting point for exploration to investigate the complexities of people living on the border, not giving answers but raising difficult questions. The mosaic of flawed and struggling people included emphasize the importance of investigating this topic in a way that calls not only for action and conversation but, ultimately, for a collective solution.

    Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  9. The Story of Opal

    The Story of Opal

    Adapted by Gale Childs Daly. From the book by Opal Whiteley.

    Product Code: S2V000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 3w.
    • 120 min.
    This play is an adaptation of Opal Whiteley’s diary. She was a little girl who lived at the turn of the 20th century in a lumber camp in Oregon. Opal’s world was exceptional, and she recorded every day, lovingly and carefully, in her own special language. Everyone who enters Opal’s world will remember it. Her life is portrayed here without sentiment—it was a hard, impoverished time in a grim environment, and yet she managed to find good in the world and engaged it with an “understanding heart.” Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  10. Defamation

    Defamation

    By Todd Logan.

    Product Code: DH1000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 2m., 3w., 1 either gender.
    • 90 min.

    Defamation is a riveting courtroom drama that illuminates our common perceptions about race, religion and class. In this case, the plaintiff is Ms. Wade, a professional black woman from the South Side of Chicago. The defendant is Mr. Golden, a successful North Shore businessman who is Jewish. Following testimony from each side, the judge reveals that the audience will be the jury. Defamation challenges our preconceived notions about race, class, religion and even the law.

    Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More

Items 1 to 10 of 25 total

per page
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

List  Grid