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  1. The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963

    The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963

    Adapted by Reginald André Jackson. From the book by Christopher Paul Curtis.

    Product Code: WB2000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 7m., 3w., 1 either gender (some doubling).
    • 90 min.

    After living in Flint, Michigan, the Watson family decides that their oldest son needs to live down south with his grandmother to straighten up his act. The family heads south—toward a horrific moment in American history: the bombing of the Sixteenth Avenue Baptist Church during which four young black girls are killed.

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  2. The Elves and the Shoemaker

    The Elves and the Shoemaker

    Adapted by Ric Averill. From the Brothers Grimm fairy tale.

    Product Code: E52000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 8m., 4w., 36 either gender. Doubling possible.
    • 65 min.
    In this fanciful and charming reframing of the traditional story of the shoemaking elves, the central character is Gunther, who Learn More
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  3. The Surprising Story of the Three Little Pigs

    The Surprising Story of the Three Little Pigs

    By Linda Daugherty.

    Product Code: SM9000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Praise Groups
    • 13 to 18 either gender.
    • 60 min.
    Three classic fairy tales (The Three Little Pigs, The Three Billy Goats Gruff and Goldilocks and the Three Bears) begin in their usual "once upon a time" fashion; however, this time things change on the way to "happily ever after" as the pigs wonder what life would be like if the wolf were not always at their door, the billy goats gruff decide they can't face another trip-trap over the troll's bridge, and Papa Bear has had enough of the meddlesome little Goldilocks! Learn More
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  4. The Daughter of St. Nicholas

    The Daughter of St. Nicholas

    By Linda Daugherty.

    Product Code: D96000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 3m., 3w., 1m. or 1w., 3 girls, 1 girl or boy.
    • 65 min.
    In this comedic play-within-a-play set in 20th-century provincial Russia, a colorful troupe of actors present the Russian classic fairy tale of Snergorka, the daughter of St. Nicholas who saves Christmas. Learn More
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  5. Rumpelstiltskin

    Rumpelstiltskin

    By Linda Daugherty.

    Product Code: R82000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Praise Groups
    • 5m., 7w., 2 children. May double to 4m., 5w., 1 child.
    • 65 min.
    Rumpelstiltskin, the last of his kind, dances alone in the darkness before a leaping fire, casting a giant shadow on a craggy mountain face as he relates in ominous verse his plan to "find a child of my own to chase away the dark." Learn More
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  6. The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge

    The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge

    By Mark Brown.

    Product Code: TG8000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 6m., 2w., or 8m., 5w.
    • 120 min.
    A year after his miraculous transformation, Ebenezer Scrooge is suing Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future. He makes the spirits an offer: work every day, not just one day a year, and he'll drop the charges. He confesses that it took extraordinary measures to change him, so he had to go to extraordinary measures to change the Spirits of Christmas. The spirit of caring and giving should be every day, not just once a year. Learn More
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  7. Circus Time!

    Circus Time!

    Book by Robert Thomas Noll. Music by David Pogue. Lyrics by Robert Thomas Noll and David Pogue.

    Product Code: CC3000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • Flexible cast of 14 plus extras as desired.
    • 50 min.
    An irresponsible boy, who would rather play with his circus toys than listen to his mother, has the opportunity to become more responsible when his toys come to life, and he becomes the circus master. This upbeat, fun-filled, colorful and highly theatrical musical gives actors of all ages a chance to join the circus and will give audiences a chance to go behind the scenes of the zaniest show on earth! Learn More
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  8. One Bad Apple

    One Bad Apple

    Book and lyrics by Raphe Beck and Christopher La Puma. Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma.

    Product Code: O66000

    • Comedy | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 3m., 4w. (plus 3 either gender, chorus.)
    • 90 min.
    In the very corporate world of Creation, two competitive angels pit Adam and Eve against each other to see which prototype will be the more successful model for the human race, leading to a musical battle of the sexes. Learn More
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  9. Nathan the Wise

    Nathan the Wise

    By Paul D'Andrea after G.E. Lessing. Translation by Gisela D'Andrea and Paul D'Andrea.

    Product Code: N54000

    • Comedy | Drama | Melodrama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 6m., 3w. (Doubling and expansion possible.)
    • 100 min.
    This Western classic on religious tolerance is set in Jerusalem during the Third Crusade. Two young people, Jew and Christian, are drawn to each other in love and come up with an imaginative resolution to the issue of which is the one true faith. Learn More
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  10. The Fourth Wise Man

    The Fourth Wise Man

    Book by Joy Chaitin, Sarah Stevens and Marilyn D. Anderson. Music arranged by Joy Chaitin and Sarah Stevens-Estabrook. Based on The Story of the Other Wise Man by Henry Van Dyke.

    Product Code: F09000

    • Melodrama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages) | Praise Groups
    • 10 to 20m., 10 to 20w.
    • 30 min.
    Musical version of the tale of the fourth wiseman, who chooses to help others rather than give his gifts to the baby Jesus, thereby learning the true meaning of Christ-like love at the first Christmas. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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