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  1. 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
    • Middle School | High School | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 3m., 4w.

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    • 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
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  2. 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
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School
    • 2m., 2w., 3 either gender.

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    • 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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  3. An Evening With Sherlock Holmes

    An Evening With Sherlock Holmes

    By Jules Tasca.

    Product Code: E89000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community
    • 5 to 10m., 2 to 6w.

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    • 90 min.

    This unique evening of mystery consists of a triad of one-acts that are best performed altogether: The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor (5m., 2w.): A British aristocrat's to-be wife disappears on the day they are to be wed. The Milverton Adventure (3m., 2w.): A nefarious man is blackmailing an engaged woman with letters to a former lover that she wrote. If revealed, they could destroy her impending marriage. Finally, The Disappearance of Adam (2m., 2w.): Holmes must solve the riddle that has puzzled the most brilliant minds in history! How does a person cope with his or her own demise? Does Holmes solve this case? Yes and no. A not-to-be-missed climax!

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    $9.95 /script

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  4. House of the Seven Gables

    House of the Seven Gables

    By Vin Morreale Jr. Adapted from the classic novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne.

    Product Code: H84000

    • Comedy | Drama | Melodrama | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 8m., 6w. (plus extras who may be doublecast.)
    • 90 min.
    The cruel and cunning Colonel Pyncheon brings a curse down on his entire family. More than a century later, a young woman arrives to find the last of the family, and the mysterious House of the Seven Gables, beset by dark secrets and untimely deaths. Learn More
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  5. Oliver Twist

    Oliver Twist

    By Robert Thomas Noll. Adapted from the book by Charles Dickens.

    Product Code: O61000

    • Drama | Melodrama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 21 roles to be played by a minimum of 12 actors (plus extras if desired.)
    • 85 min.
    This faithful adaptation of Charles Dickens' second novel is an exciting, fast-moving melodrama about the adventures of an orphan redeemed from a life of cruel poverty and crime by an act of unselfish courage. Filled with an atmosphere of mystery, its major characters—Fagin, Bill Sikes, Mr. Bumble, Nancy, and the Artful Dodger—are some of the most theatrically realized characters in all of literature. Learn More
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  6. Seagirl

    Seagirl

    By Francis Elitzig (aka David Eliet). Based on a Chinese folk tale.

    Product Code: ST7000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 1w., 3 either gender (one to be the musician) with doubling, or up to 12 (1w., 11 either gender).
    • 50 min.
    Seagirl goes up a mountain to discover why the river in the valley has dried up. With the help of the dragon king's third daughter she finds the key to save her village. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $60/perf

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  7. You, the Jury

    You, the Jury

    By Anne Coulter Martens.

    Product Code: Y12000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School
    • 7m., 5w. (extras.)

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    • 45 min.
    Bill is accused of theft at his job and witnesses called to testify are contradictory. This jury play has unusual audience appeal in that audience members are summoned as jurors and their verdict actually does determine the trial outcome. Learn More
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  8. Ali Baba and the Magic Cave

    Ali Baba and the Magic Cave

    Based on the "Arabian Nights" tale By William Glennon.

    Product Code: A47000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | Community
    • 9m., 3w. (or 6m., 6w., extras.)
    • 70 min.
    Ali Baba, aided by friends, escapes from the Magic Cave, later escapes from prison, and finally devises a unique plan to capture once and for all the cutthroats and unmasks their leader, who turns out to be the wicked Cassim. This fast-moving, action-filled tale is full of surprises and humor. Learn More
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  9. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    By Charlotte Chorpenning. From Mark Twain.

    Product Code: A43000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 9m., 5w. (5 boys, 1 girl, extras as desired.)
    • 110 min.
    This Mark Twain novel adapted by Charlotte Chorpenning, provides an especially good look at traditional U.S. values. Tom Sawyer's attempt to avoid them, keeping the familiarity of the tale alive. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

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  10. The Sheep Thief

    The Sheep Thief

    Adapted by Ford Ainsworth from The Second Shepherd's Play.

    Product Code: SY4000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 4m., 3w.
    • 35 min.
    Three shepherds must thwart the efforts of a thieving scoundrel named Mak who is trying to steal their sheep. In spite of their vigilance, Mak manages to steal a lamb. The scene in which Mak and his wife, Gil, try to pass the lamb off as their newborn baby is some of the best comedy ever written. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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