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  1. OLIVÉRio: A Brazilian Twist

    OLIVÉRio: A Brazilian Twist

    Book and lyrics by Karen Zacarías. Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma.

    Product Code: OA8000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 4w.
    • 65 min.
    This joyful musical is a retelling of Oliver Twist set in modern-day Rio de Janeiro that tackles issues of poverty, inequity and injustice. Oli, an orphan girl, asks the goddess of the sea for a “little bit more” in her life. Con man Falcão and thief Zé Esquiva hope to use Oli’s sweet nature to steal from a rich widow. In the favela, Oli meets Nancí, who begins to teach Oli how to read. But when police officer Sykes gets involved, everyone has to choose between doing what is easy and what is right. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  2. The Last Oz Story

    The Last Oz Story

    Book and lyrics by David Meyers. Music by Scott Michal. Inspired by L. Frank Baum's novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

    Product Code: LK8000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 1m., 5w., 8 to 29+ either gender.
    • 120 min.
    There's a new witch in town—Peloros, the witchiest witch of them all—and since she arrived, things have gone completely haywire in Oz. Meanwhile, on the wrong side of the rainbow, a young woman is trying to convince anyone who will listen that she is Dorothy Gale, just like in the fairy tale. With time running out, Dorothy must find a way to help her friends in Oz before it's too late. But how? Learn More
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  3. The Princess and the Pea

    The Princess and the Pea

    Adapted by Travis Tyre from the tale by Hans Christian Andersen.

    Product Code: PL5000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 5 to 6m., 4 to 5w., 2 either gender, extras as desired.
    • 90 min.
    Blending fiction with historical fact, this moving adaptation takes place in 1860s Imperial Russia where czars were required by law to marry women of royal Russian blood. The consequence for not following the law was losing the throne. After his father's death, Alexi is next in line for the throne, but experiences the jarring contrast between making laws and living by them. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  4. Hell's Cafeteria

    Hell's Cafeteria

    By Werner Trieschmann.

    Product Code: HF1000

    • Comedy | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 3w., up to 25 with extras, either gender.
    • 40 min.
    Superstar cafeteria chef Rodney "Rotten" Disposle is ready to make life miserable for everybody in another season of "Hell's Cafeteria" as he hosts the competition to find the best (worst) high-school cafeteria manager in the country. The strange contestants he has in this go-round are sure to give him fits! Will a winner for be announced? Will anybody make it through lunch? Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  5. The Kingdom of Grimm

    The Kingdom of Grimm

    Book, music and lyrics by Douglas Post. Based on the stories by the Brothers Grimm.

    Product Code: K04000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 7m., 5w., extras.
    • 75 min.
    Hans unlocks an enchanted chest that held the imprisoned Gerhardt the Great and his troupe of traveling players. To show their thanks, the players perform The Golden Goose, The Three Huntsmen, and The Four Skillful Brothers. Learn More
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  6. Kindness

    Kindness

    By Dennis Foon.

    Product Code: K35000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 4 to17 actors (gender flexible).
    • 45 min.
    This play sensitively captures the reality of children's feelings as it tells the story of three kids as they navigate the small and large catastrophes in their lives. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  7. Hamlet or Does Father Reeeeeeally Know Best?

    Hamlet or Does Father Reeeeeeally Know Best?

    By Nancy Linehan Charles. Based on the play by William Shakespeare.

    Product Code: H94000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w., 11 either gender.
    • 60 min.
    William Shakespeare believed strongly in the fact that there will always be consequences when you make the wrong move. Hamlet listens to a ghost, who makes all of the decisions, and everyone ends up dead. Learn More
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  8. The Christmas Bus

    The Christmas Bus

    Book, music and lyrics by Robert Inman.

    Product Code: CE3000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 4m., 5w., 8 children. (Children's cast can be expanded with nonspeaking parts.)
    • 90 min.
    Mrs. Frump and the kids from her orphanage go on an adventuresome bus ride culminating in a Christmas even more special than Frump could have ever imagined. Learn More
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  9. Paper or Plastic?

    Paper or Plastic?

    By Werner Trieschmann.

    Product Code: PB5000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 6m., 6w., 3 either gender.
    • 40 min.
    For her first job, teenage Sarah thinks she's easily qualified to check out customers at her local grocery store. At least it has to be better than serving up greasy fast food, right? But she isn't prepared for the assistant manager who refuses to deal with unruly customers or her crazy co-workers who put on camouflage to hunt down stray grocery carts. All Sarah wants is the answer to the simplest question in the world: Paper or plastic? Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  10. Brave No World: Community. Identity. Stand-up Comedy.

    Brave No World: Community. Identity. Stand-up Comedy.

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: BC5000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 1m., 1w.
    • 70 min.
    Step-siblings holding false assumptions about each other remind us to "never judge a book by its cover" using contemporary music and stand-up comedy rants. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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