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

Welcome to Dramatic Publishing!

Browse

Currently Filtered by:
  1. Remove This Item Target Audience: Young Audiences
  2. Remove This Item Target Audience: College and Adult
  3. Remove This Item Target Audience: Senior Adults
  4. Remove This Item Sub-theme: Racial Issues
  5. Remove This Item Genre: Drama
Filter By
Category
View All
  1. One Act Plays (3)
  2. Full Length Plays (6)
  3. Musicals (2)
  4. Musicals with Accompaniment CDs (1)
  5. New In Print (1)

Filter By

Target Audience
  1. Young Audiences (2)
  2. Middle School (8)
  3. High School (9)
  4. College and Adult (9)
  5. Family (all ages) (4)
  6. Senior Adults (1)
Themes
  1. Crime (4)
  2. Culture (6)
  3. Entertainment (2)
  4. Relationship/Family (4)
  5. Religion (3)
  6. School Issues (2)
  7. Death/Dying (1)
  8. Holiday (1)
  9. Illness/Disability (2)
  10. World Issues (11)
Sub-theme
  1. Murder (2)
  2. Stealing (2)
  3. Black (2)
  4. Hispanic/Latino (2)
  5. Music (2)
  6. Marriage & Divorce (1)
  7. Abusive Relationships (1)
  8. Dating (2)
  9. LGBTQ (3)
  10. Christianity (2)
  11. Judaism (1)
  12. Teaching (2)
  13. Bullying (2)
  14. Suicide (1)
  15. Terminal Illness (1)
  16. Fourth of July (1)
  17. Mental Illness (2)
  18. Prejudice (9)
  19. Racial Issues (11)
  20. Poverty (3)
  21. Gun Control (2)
  22. Gay Rights (2)
  23. Holocaust (1)
  24. Immigration (2)
  25. Environmental Issues (1)
Genre
  1. Comedy (2)
  2. Drama (11)
  3. Farce (1)
  4. Satire (1)
  5. Tragedy (1)
Sub-genre
  1. Biographical (4)
  2. Avant-garde/Experimental (3)
  3. Historical (4)
Performing Group
  1. Elementary School (2)
  2. Middle School (5)
  3. High School (9)
  4. College Theatre (9)
  5. Community Theatre (9)
  6. Professional Theatre (6)
  7. TYA (1)
  8. Touring Group (4)
  9. Praise Group (1)
Approx. Run Time (minutes)
30m 120m 30m to 120m
Total Cast Size
1 100 1 to 100
Female Cast Members
0 42 0 to 42
Male Cast Members
0 42 0 to 42

Items 1 to 10 of 11 total

per page
  1. 1
  2. 2

List  Grid 

  1. 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
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  2. Swagger S2Z000

    Swagger

    By Eric Coble.

    Product Code: S2Z000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 3 either gender.
    • 30 min.
    A momentary act of violence caught on camera destroys the lives of three people. Now they need to tell us their version of how it really went down. Jordan is a quiet, nerdy, almost eighth-grade graduate. Leela, bubbling and following her passion, has just opened her own clothing boutique near Jordan’s school. And Daniel is an awkwardly sweet police officer on foot patrol in the neighborhood. The three of them lead us through their lives, dreams and the snap decisions that led them to that fateful moment. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Terminus

    Terminus

    By Gabriel Jason Dean.

    Product Code: TV5000

    • Drama
    • College and Adult
    • 3m., 4w.
    • 100 min.
    Terminus tells the story of Eller, a progressive white matriarch, and her mixed-race grandson, Jaybo, who live together in a ramshackle house down by the railroad tracks in rural Georgia. Their unique love has seen them through, but when Eller’s mind begins to fade with dementia, her violent past in the segregated South haunts her from the very walls of the old family home. As she descends terrifyingly closer toward a horrifying truth, Jaybo’s capacity to love his grandmother is put to the test. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  6. 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
  7. US A Teen History

    US A Teen History

    Book by Flip Kobler and Cindy Marcus. Lyrics by Flip Kobler. Music by Dennis Poore.

    Product Code: U41000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 8 to 25m., 8 to 25w., expandable, extras as desired.
    • 75 min.
    This story theatre-style show is a compilation of pieces about the teens who helped shape America. Did you know that the drummer boys in the Revolutionary War were as young as 11? Or that Caroline Pickersgill helped sew the flag that inspired “The Star-Spangled Banner” at 14? This show is incredibly flexible and adaptable to your space and audience, as we encourage you to write your own pieces about the forgotten teens of America. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  8. Ruby: The Story of Ruby Bridges

    Ruby: The Story of Ruby Bridges

    By Christina M. Ham. Music by Gary Rue.

    Product Code: RD8000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 11 to 16m., 11 to 20w., 5 to 9 either gender.
    • 55 min.
    In 1960, 6-year-old Ruby became the first black child to attend an all-white elementary school in New Orleans. When the white families learned of Ruby’s enrollment, they pulled their children from her class, leaving Ruby and her teacher the only ones in the classroom for the school year. Her family watched helplessly as federal marshals escorted Ruby to school each day past protesters jeering and threatening her life. This musical explores a little girl’s unbeatable courage in the face of adversity. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  9. Mary

    Mary

    By Thomas Bradshaw.

    Product Code: MN8000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College and Adult
    • 4m., 2w.
    • 90 min.

    At the height of what TIME magazine dubbed "AIDS hysteria" in 1983, college student David invites his boyfriend home to his parents' house in Maryland where nothing has changed since the 1800s—including the slave quarters. This play confronts hypocrisy and oppression with exhilarating wit.

    Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  10. Jackie Robinson Steals Home Cover

    Jackie Robinson Steals Home

    Product Code: J76000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2 to 15m., 2 to 5w.
    • 45 min.
    It is 1947, and the Yankees are playing the Dodgers. The newest member of the Dodgers is the first African American to play major league baseball: Jackie Robinson. While playing, Jackie recalls flashbacks from his life up until then. In the game he is attempting to steal home, but in his life he is attempting to steal the hearts of the fans, pave the way for people of color to play America’s pastime and, by extension, participate freely and equally in all aspects of American life. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

    Out of stock

    More Info Learn More

Items 1 to 10 of 11 total

per page
  1. 1
  2. 2

List  Grid