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  1. Nicky's Secret

    Nicky's Secret

    By Vin Morreale Jr.

    Product Code: N53000

    • Comedy | Drama | Melodrama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 5w. (extras.)
    • 50 min.
    Nicky's boyfriend is the star athlete and most popular guy at River Ridge High, and everyone thinks her life is perfect until the bruises start to show and it becomes common knowledge that her boyfriend is abusive. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  2. House of the Seven Gables

    House of the Seven Gables

    By Vin Morreale Jr. Adapted from the classic novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne.

    Product Code: H84000

    • Comedy | Drama | Melodrama | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 8m., 6w. (plus extras who may be doublecast.)
    • 90 min.
    The cruel and cunning Colonel Pyncheon brings a curse down on his entire family. More than a century later, a young woman arrives to find the last of the family, and the mysterious House of the Seven Gables, beset by dark secrets and untimely deaths. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  3. Othello or Tracking the Green-eyed Monster

    Othello or Tracking the Green-eyed Monster

    Adapted by Nancy Linehan Charles. From Shakespeare.

    Product Code: O63000

    • Drama | Melodrama | Tragedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 8 to 11 principles plus as many soldiers and senators as desired.
    • 45 min.
    A mesmerizing tale of the good guy who takes a very wrong turn, and changes his life forever. The moral of the story, choose your friends wisely, and let go of false pride before it destroys you. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  4. Oliver Twist

    Oliver Twist

    By Robert Thomas Noll. Adapted from the book by Charles Dickens.

    Product Code: O61000

    • Drama | Melodrama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 21 roles to be played by a minimum of 12 actors (plus extras if desired.)
    • 85 min.
    This faithful adaptation of Charles Dickens' second novel is an exciting, fast-moving melodrama about the adventures of an orphan redeemed from a life of cruel poverty and crime by an act of unselfish courage. Filled with an atmosphere of mystery, its major characters—Fagin, Bill Sikes, Mr. Bumble, Nancy, and the Artful Dodger—are some of the most theatrically realized characters in all of literature. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

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  5. Macbeth: A Kid's Cautionary Tale Concerning Greed, Power, Mayhem and Other Current Events

    Macbeth: A Kid's Cautionary Tale Concerning Greed, Power, Mayhem and Other Current Events

    Adapted by Nancy Linehan Charles. From Shakespeare.

    Product Code: MB8000

    • Comedy | Drama | Melodrama | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • large and flexible. A minimum of 15 actors, expandable to include all. Storytellers, witches, messengers and soldiers are perfect for gender-blind casting.
    • 45 min.
    Macbeth and his lady covet the riches and crown, while witches, ghosts, kings and soldiers battle for good vs. evil. Macbeth, with his dry, forward attitude speaks poorly to the witches, which does not help him in the least. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  6. Rehearsal for Murder

    Rehearsal for Murder

    Adapted for the stage by D.D. Brooke. From the television play by Richard Levinson and William Link.

    Product Code: R36000

    • Melodrama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 9m., 6w.
    • 90 min.
    This is a thrilling "theatrical" mystery in which your theatre becomes the set for the play. The actors, producer, director and others connected with the show come onto the stage and we discover that everyone was also involved with another play by the same playwright. At its opening night, exactly a year ago and in this same theatre, the beautiful leading lady, who was also the playwright's fiancee, was murdered! As these people start with the new play, startling connections to the murder begin to unfold. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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  7. 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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  8. Lost In Tumblerock or, They Took the Wrong Road

    Lost In Tumblerock or, They Took the Wrong Road

    By Katie Reed.

    Product Code: LJ9000

    • Comedy | Melodrama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 7m., 8w., extras.
    • 45 min.
    This comic melodrama is complete with rowdy ranch hands and beautiful French cancan dancers and will have the audience cheering the heroes and booing the villains. Learn More
    $6.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  9. Million Dollar Baby

    Million Dollar Baby

    By Craig Sodaro.

    Product Code: MM4000

    • Comedy | Melodrama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 17m., 18w., extras
    • 100 min.
    This comic melodrama authentically depicts the Chicago fire and a Clark Street mission, but includes a sweet heroine , a noble hero and a vicious villain. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  10. Murder on Center Stage

    Murder on Center Stage

    By Jerry L. Twedt.

    Product Code: M39000

    • Drama | Melodrama
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 6w.
    • 120 min.
    While a blizzard rages outside the theatre, an evening rehearsal for the upcoming production of Romeo and Juliet explodes when the cast finds itself trapped with a killer who uses theatrical effects to create terror. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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