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

Welcome to Dramatic Publishing!

PLEASE NOTE OUR SUMMER HOURS: Monday, 8:30 am – 3:00 pm CST; Tuesday-Thursday, 8:30 am – 2:30 pm; Friday, 8:30 am – 2:00 pm. | Ship times are not guaranteed. Learn More.

Browse

Currently Filtered by:
  1. Remove This Item Target Audience: Middle School
  2. Remove This Item Sub-genre: Horror/Gothic
Filter By
Category
View All
  1. Full Length Plays (16)
  2. One Act Plays (14)
  3. UIL Approved Titles (4)
  4. Musicals (2)
  5. Musicals with Accompaniment CDs (1)
  6. Bilingual Titles (1)
  7. Livestream Titles (26)

Filter By

Target Audience
  1. Young Audiences (12)
  2. Middle School (32)
  3. High School (50)
  4. College and Adult (47)
  5. Family (all ages) (29)
  6. Senior Adults (18)
  7. Praise Groups (2)
Themes
  1. Crime (4)
  2. Culture (8)
  3. Entertainment (6)
  4. Relationship/Family (11)
  5. School Issues (4)
  6. Death/Dying (2)
  7. Holiday (6)
  8. Illness/Disability (1)
  9. World Issues (1)
Sub-theme
  1. Murder (4)
  2. Stealing (1)
  3. British (6)
  4. Showbiz (3)
  5. Visual Arts (1)
  6. Dance (1)
  7. Marriage & Divorce (6)
  8. Abusive Relationships (2)
  9. Infidelity/Cheating (2)
  10. Dating (5)
  11. Teaching (2)
  12. Bullying (1)
  13. Terminal Illness (1)
  14. Halloween (7)
  15. Mental Disability (1)
  16. War (1)
Genre
  1. Comedy (15)
  2. Drama (22)
  3. Farce (3)
  4. Satire (3)
  5. Tragedy (6)
  6. Melodrama (7)
Sub-genre
  1. Fairy Tale (198)
  2. Romantic Comedy (64)
  3. Biographical (57)
  4. Magical Realism (113)
  5. Avant-garde/Experimental (27)
  6. Mystery/Murder Mystery (68)
  7. Historical (189)
  8. Action/Adventure (175)
  9. Fantasy (322)
  10. Fables/Folklore (190)
  11. Romance (92)
  12. Science Fiction (34)
  13. Horror/Gothic (32)
  14. Commedia dell'arte (20)
  15. Mythology (43)
  16. Western (20)
Show Less Show More
Performing Group
  1. Elementary School (2)
  2. Middle School (23)
  3. High School (32)
  4. College Theatre (23)
  5. Community Theatre (19)
  6. Professional Theatre (8)
  7. TYA (6)
  8. Senior Theatre (8)
  9. Touring Group (14)
  10. Dinner Theatre (7)
Approx. Run Time (minutes)
25m 130m 25m to 130m
Total Cast Size
0 100 0 to 100
Female Cast Members
0 40 0 to 40
Male Cast Members
0 38 0 to 38

Items 1 to 10 of 32 total

per page
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4

List  Grid 

  1. The Tale of La Llorona as Told by Consuelo Chavez TX5000

    The Tale of La Llorona as Told by Consuelo Chavez

    By José Casas.

    Product Code: TX5000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | Community | TYA
    • 2m., 3w., 1 to 2 any gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 35 min.
    A group of lifelong friends who are also eighth graders prepare for what they believe is their final time celebrating Halloween together. Unfortunately, the weather is undermining their trick-or-treating plans. The friends reveal they are afraid that going to high school will break up their group. As a distraction, they begin to tell scary stories. When one story becomes more real than imagined, they realize the experiences they’ve shared connect them all together, and they are determined to remain friends for life. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  2. The Wacky Horror Cyber Show WK7000

    The Wacky Horror Cyber Show

    By Finn Kobler.

    Product Code: WK7000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 2 to 8m., 2 to 16w., 4 to 13 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 60 min.
    A collection of surreal, occasionally morbid and definitively wacky (go figure) vignettes all showcasing the absurdity, spookiness and love that comes from the Halloween season. From Edgar Allan Poe having to face rewrites to existentially depressed pumpkins, this play has something for everybody—from silly to sweet to thought provoking. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  3. The War of the Worlds

    The War of the Worlds

    Product Code: WK5000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 2w., 6 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 40 min.
    During the morning video announcements at Grover's Mill High, something not of this Earth crash lands in the football stadium. Inspired by Orson Wells’ radio broadcast, this modern adaptation is designed to be rehearsed and performed live online. Through a series of Zoom calls, our morning-show hosts find themselves covering the biggest story in human history. Martians have landed and are taking over the Earth. Can our group of scrappy high-schoolers survive the invasion? This show can be performed virtually or onstage. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  4. Hamlet and Zombies! - HH7000

    Hamlet and Zombies!

    By Will Averill.

    Product Code: HH7000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School
    • 5m., 2w., 13 to 33 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 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
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  5. Dracula: A Comic Thriller Starring Shirley Holmes and Jennie Watson

    Dracula: A Comic Thriller Starring Shirley Holmes and Jennie Watson

    By Kent R. Brown.

    Product Code: DG5000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | Community
    • 5m., 6w., plus 9 to 30 extras.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 90 min.

    Count Dracula and his Draculettes have set their sights on London and all the tasty morsels therein. Shirley Holmes and Jennie Watson, the resourceful nieces of the famous detectives, are joined by Sabrina Van Helsing, Jonathan Harker, Wilhemmina Murray and Sherlock's no-nonsense housekeeper as this band of novice vampire slayers sets off to do battle.

    Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  6. Something Wicked This Way Comes S2B000

    Something Wicked This Way Comes

    By Ray Bradbury.

    Product Code: S2B000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community
    • 6 to 9m., 2 to 5w.

      No Livestream Rights Available

    • 120 min.
    James Nightshade and William Halloway leave their beds to watch the carnival train pull in, but there is no one manning the locomotive and no one in the cars behind. First lured by its promises, the two boys will soon discover the diabolical truth about the carnival. Only the boys and Will's father can save the town from the sinister carnival that threatens to destroy it and them. Learn More
    $11.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $110/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  7. Aunt Leaf

    Aunt Leaf

    By Barbara Wiechmann.

    Product Code: AF7000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | TYA
    • 3 actors, gender flexible. Expansion possible.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 40 min.
    It is 1910. An 11-year-old girl is sent into the woods by her widowed great-aunt to look for the ghost of her dead husband. The girl brings back made up stories to cheer up the old woman and soon comes to believe her own stories are true. The shared adventure, both dangerous and hopeful, serves as a dual passage for the child into adolescence and the old woman into a more peaceful death. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  8. My Two-Tailed Halloween Cat

    My Two-Tailed Halloween Cat

    By Ric Averill.

    Product Code: MK9000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College
    • 6m., 17w., 1 either gender. May be expanded to up to 20m., 30w., 10 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 50 min.
    To win a contest, Sydney uses magic to convince everyone she has a two-tailed cat. However, she begins to doubt the wisdom of her lie when she's asked to give up her cat to science. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  9. One Lane Bridge

    One Lane Bridge

    By Stephen Gregg.

    Product Code: O74000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 2m., 1w., 2 to 10+ either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 30 min.
    A snowy night. A drive through a mountain canyon. Sixteen-year-old Eli agrees to drive a friend of a friend to Home Depot. But Eli's terrible driving sparks an argument, and the conversation takes an odd, dark turn. Eli finds himself driving too fast, not because he's going to be late, but because he wants out of that car. One Lane Bridge is relentlessly compelling, genuinely scary and contains one moment so startling that your audience is guaranteed to talk about it afterward. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  10. Maul of the Dead

    Maul of the Dead

    By Mitch Brian.

    Product Code: MH3000

    • Comedy | Melodrama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 5m., 4w., 10 to 25 or more zombies.
    • 60 min.
    It's 1978 and zombies in polyester walk the earth. A pair of SWAT officers take refuge with a perfume counter girl in a zombie-infested shopping mall. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More

Items 1 to 10 of 32 total

per page
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4

List  Grid