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  1. The Bremen Town Musicians: Nothing Is Worthless

    The Bremen Town Musicians: Nothing Is Worthless

    By Ric Averill.

    Product Code: BK7000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 2m., 1w., 32 to 46+ either gender (doubling possible for smaller cast).
    • 60 min.
    This play presents the classic fairy tale about animal musicians who are kicked out of their homes as worthless, but find new strength and purpose as they band together, becoming an orchestra of musicians. The play then turns the same story into an urban fairy tale with human characters in a big city. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  2. Machiavelli

    Machiavelli

    By Richard Vetere.

    Product Code: MF3000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Melodrama | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 4m., 2w.
    • 120 min.
    Set in Florence, Italy, in 1524, this comedy is about the famous political thinker, Niccolo Machiavelli. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  3. In the Tank

    In the Tank

    By Rosemary Frisino Toohey.

    Product Code: I90000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 2m. or 2w., or 1m., 1w.
    • 25 min.
    Two lobsters find themselves in the tank of a seafood restaurant: one plays dead to avoid being chosen, and the other is philosophical, wondering what the point of living is if you are always acting dead. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  4. I'm Sorry the Bridge Is Out, You'll Have to Spend the Night

    I'm Sorry the Bridge Is Out, You'll Have to Spend the Night

    Book, music and lyrics by Sheldon Allman and Bob Pickett.

    Product Code: I01000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 7m., 12+ w. Optional chorus, Draculettes and grave robbers may be added.
    • 95 min.
    John and Mary, both painfully naive, find themselves stranded near a medieval castle in Steubenville, Ohio. They soon meet Dr. Frankenstein, Igor, Count Dracula, The Wolfman, The Mummy and many more assorted characters who all want the pair for different purposes. They're in for quite an adventure trying not to become a new experiment! Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  5. The Bad Children

    The Bad Children

    Book and lyrics by Shirley Jackson. Music by Allan Jay Friedman.

    Product Code: B01000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 7 or more.
    • 30 min.
    A modern musical fairy tale in which Hansel and Gretel are "problem children" (i.e. brats) and the witch is a charming old girl with a college degree in witchcraft. Hansel and Gretel find the witch's gingerbread house and start tearing it to pieces. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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