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

Welcome to Dramatic Publishing!

Please note our seasonal hours: Monday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm CST and Tuesday - Friday, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm. 

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 Themes: Crime
  4. Remove This Item Themes: Religion
  5. Remove This Item Performing Group: Middle School
  6. Remove This Item Performing Group: Praise Group
Filter By
Category
View All
  1. One Act Plays (2)
  2. Full Length Plays (3)
  3. UIL Approved Titles (2)

Filter By

Target Audience
  1. Young Audiences (1)
  2. Middle School (4)
  3. High School (5)
  4. College and Adult (5)
  5. Family (all ages) (1)
  6. Senior Adults (1)
  7. Praise Groups (2)
Themes
  1. Crime (5)
  2. Culture (2)
  3. Relationship/Family (2)
  4. Religion (5)
  5. Holiday (1)
  6. World Issues (1)
Sub-theme
  1. Murder (2)
  2. Stealing (3)
  3. British (1)
  4. Marriage & Divorce (1)
  5. LGBTQ (1)
  6. Christianity (3)
  7. Christmas (1)
  8. Prejudice (1)
  9. Racial Issues (1)
Genre
  1. Comedy (2)
  2. Drama (5)
  3. Tragedy (1)
Sub-genre
  1. Magical Realism (1)
  2. Mystery/Murder Mystery (1)
Performing Group
  1. Middle School (4)
  2. High School (13)
  3. College Theatre (18)
  4. Community Theatre (12)
  5. Professional Theatre (10)
  6. TYA (1)
  7. Touring Group (2)
  8. Praise Group (2)
  9. Dinner Theatre (1)
Approx. Run Time (minutes)
35m 125m 35m to 125m
Total Cast Size
1 100 1 to 100
Female Cast Members
2 15 2 to 15
Male Cast Members
2 8 2 to 8

5 Item(s)

per page

List  Grid 

  1. 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
  2. Walking Across Egypt

    Walking Across Egypt

    Adapted by Catherine Bush from the novel by Clyde Edgerton.

    Product Code: WH1000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 5m., 2w.
    • 120 min.
    Little does Mattie know that the dogcatcher will open her eyes to a whole world she never knew existed, a world that includes car theft, prison breaks and a juvenile delinquent named Wesley who is as desperate for a family as she is. Armed with only her corn bread and a deep faith in the Almighty, Mattie is determined to woo Wesley to the side of God and good Southern manners … if she can just manage to stay out of jail herself. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  3. Murder Takes the Veil

    Murder Takes the Veil

    By Margaret Ann Hubbard. Selected by the Catholic Literary Guild.

    Product Code: M40000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 8m., 15w.
    • 125 min.
    Trillium recognizes an article that once belonged to her murdered father. She then finds out a friend is found dead! The nuns believe it was an accident, but Trillium realizes that she and the girl were wearing identical costumes for the school play. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  4. Cain: A Mystery

    Cain: A Mystery

    Adapted by I. E. Clark. Based on the story by Lord Byron.

    Product Code: CK1000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Praise Groups
    • 5m., 3w., or 4m., 4w
    • 35 min.
    A modern adaptaion of Lord Byron's story about the sons of Adam and Eve. Learn More
    $6.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  5. The Sheep Thief

    The Sheep Thief

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

    Product Code: SY4000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 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
    $6.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More

5 Item(s)

per page

List  Grid