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  1. Artifice

    Artifice

    By Anne Flanagan.

    Product Code: AF3000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 4m., 4w.
    • 100 min.
    A story about a struggling artist who dies only to reappear at a sale of his work. A farcical take on celebrity and success and an affectionate tribute to loyalty and love. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  2. All Out

    All Out

    By John Zodrow.

    Product Code: AA8000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Satire | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 6m., 4w., 6 to 7 extras.
    • 30 min.
    To what extremes will the game show contestants go to win a prize of $100,000? This play is about lack of ethics and what people will do for money. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  3. An Open and Shut Case

    An Open and Shut Case

    By John Mattera.

    Product Code: A24000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Melodrama | Satire | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 5m., 5w.
    • 35 min.
    Young, handsome Harold married the elderly, wheelchair-ridden Elizabeth for her money. Now Harold plans to murder her and inherit all that money, hiring a nurse, a housekeeper and a cook to help him with the job. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  4. B.A.T.S.

    B.A.T.S.

    By Jerome McDonough.

    Product Code: BH5000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 3m., 7w.
    • 90 min.
    The ex wives of a deceased gangster "bumped off" many of his associates and put them in secret graves. The cemetery has now notified the family that they are relocating the cemetery. The family is panicking about their secret being found out. Learn More
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  5. Breaking and Entering

    Breaking and Entering

    By Vin Morreale, Jr.

    Product Code: B75000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 55 min.
    A charming con man breaks into what he thinks is an empty apartment only to find a mysterious woman waiting for him. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  6. Gammer Gurton's Needle

    Gammer Gurton's Needle

    Adapted by I. E. Clark.

    Product Code: GB2000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 5m., 5w.
    • 35 min.
    The play is a rollicking farce laid in a 16th-century English hamlet. Among its often-patched, seldom-washed inhabitants is Gammer Gurton, a jolly old gossip whose most precious possession is a steel needle. But, alas!—Gammer loses her needle, and the entire village finds itself in a turmoil. Learn More
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  7. I Hate War

    I Hate War

    By I. E. Clark.

    Product Code: IB9000

    • Drama | Farce | Tragedy
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 10 to 30 actors, flexible.
    • 30 min.
    A highlight tour of the life of a young man as he progresses from gentle child to violent adult, all the while receiving the praise of those around him. Learn More
    $6.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  8. Slight Indulgences

    Slight Indulgences

    By Vin Morreale, Jr.

    Product Code: S63000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 3m., 3w.
    • 35 min.
    Through his swashbuckling secret agent character, hack writer Bradley immerses himself in a lifestyle far more exciting than his own, and it is up to his characters to bring out the human side of Bradley. Learn More
    $39.95 /script

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  9. The Potman Spoke Sooth

    The Potman Spoke Sooth

    By David Fulk.

    Product Code: P41000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 6m., 2w. (1 voice.)
    • 35 min.
    Agatha Christie is spoofed hilariously as a respectable murder mystery turns into a farcical game of illusion and reality. Detective Sergeant Gallagher informs Colonel Winthrop Wiggins and his wife that a notorious "Peanut Murderer" is on the loose. Laughs abound as they engage in a zany intrigue of murders, accusations and arrests. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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