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  1. Spoon Lake Blues

    Spoon Lake Blues

    By Josh Tobiessen.

    Product Code: S2M000

    • Comedy
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 85 min.
    In the mountain town of Spoon Lake, brothers Denis and Brady are struggling to save their house from the bank. When doing jobs for the summer residents isn’t enough, they start robbing their wealthy neighbors. Things are going better than you might think, until Brady falls in love with Caitlin, the daughter of an African-American family they’ve just robbed, and brings her back to their home. When things start getting complicated, Caitlin begins to sympathize with the brothers’ and helps hatch a new plot. Learn More
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  2. Lead Rings on the Merry-Go-Round

    Lead Rings on the Merry-Go-Round

    By Edward F. EmanuEl

    Product Code: LM2000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College | Community
    • 3 to 6m., 2 to 9w., 2 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 80 min.
    Radio host Lancelot T. Terrierre reveals live on the air that he not only knows who the Lead Rings Murderer is, he has locked himself and his crew into the studio with the culprit and plans to expose the murderer to the public! Every time a murder is discussed on the air, a murder takes place in the studio! Show ratings are going up as actors are going down! Only at the end will the murderer and the ingenious method used to silence the radio cast be discovered. Learn More
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  3. Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Goose

    Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Goose

    Adapted by Michael Menendian and John Weagly. From The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

    Product Code: S2N000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 5 to 7m., 3 to 9w., up to 12 either gender.

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    • 60 min.

    In this family-friendly mystery, Sherlock Holmes must discover the identity of a man who lost his hat and goose in a late-night scuffle, and then the countess of Morcar’s rare and valuable blue carbuncle is found stuffed down the goose’s throat. The pursuit of the thief leads Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson to Covent Garden Market and all over the streets of wintry London.

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  4. An Evening With Sherlock Holmes

    An Evening With Sherlock Holmes

    By Jules Tasca.

    Product Code: E89000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community
    • 5 to 10m., 2 to 6w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 90 min.

    This unique evening of mystery consists of a triad of one-acts that are best performed altogether: The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor (5m., 2w.): A British aristocrat's to-be wife disappears on the day they are to be wed. The Milverton Adventure (3m., 2w.): A nefarious man is blackmailing an engaged woman with letters to a former lover that she wrote. If revealed, they could destroy her impending marriage. Finally, The Disappearance of Adam (2m., 2w.): Holmes must solve the riddle that has puzzled the most brilliant minds in history! How does a person cope with his or her own demise? Does Holmes solve this case? Yes and no. A not-to-be-missed climax!

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  5. Losers Bracket

    Losers Bracket

    By Clay Sander and Nate Sander.

    Product Code: LL3000

    • Comedy
    • College | Community
    • 5 to 6m., 2 to 4w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 90 min.
    Gus "Hitch" Bigwood has been faking his limp for the past decade to avoid paying back the insurance company for a fraudulent claim. Trying to gather enough money to disappear, Hitch and the town's sheriff hatch a scheme to fake-steal Hitch's antique automobile and collect the insurance payoff, but when Ethan and Tiny find out Hitch is faking his limp, he is forced to let them in on the plans. Learn More
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  6. Walking Across Egypt

    Walking Across Egypt

    Adapted by Catherine Bush from the novel by Clyde Edgerton.

    Product Code: WH1000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 6m., 2w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 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
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  7. Waste Mismanagement

    Waste Mismanagement

    By Dan Doyle.

    Product Code: WG8000

    • Comedy
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 7 to 9m., 3 to 4w., 1 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 110 min.
    J.B. Hornsby, a marginally successful defense attorney, takes on a new client who is arrested for the murder of her husband, whose body was found in a local landfill by Beulah, a wildly eccentric psychic. Hornsby tries to pin the crime on a ruthless mob loan shark, but is shocked when the belligerent judge suddenly drops all charges against his client. In a startling twist, Beulah employs her mystical powers to bring about an astonishing conclusion! Learn More
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  8. Artifice

    Artifice

    By Anne Flanagan.

    Product Code: AF3000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 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
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  9. The Hound of the Baskervilles: A Comic Thriller Starring Shirley Holmes and Jennie Watson

    The Hound of the Baskervilles: A Comic Thriller Starring Shirley Holmes and Jennie Watson

    Adapted by Kent R. Brown. Inspired by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's novel.

    Product Code: HA6000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 6m., 7w., plus 11 to 40 extras.

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    • 90 min.
    When their uncles leave for an extended holiday, the nieces of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are left to investigate the mysterious death of Sir Charles Baskerville. In this fast-paced adaptation, full of wailing hounds, thundering hooves, and the slithering mists of the moor, Shirley and Jennie follow the trail of evidence and intrigue until, at last, they are confronted by the ravenous Hound itself! Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $110/perf

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  10. All Out

    All Out

    By John Zodrow.

    Product Code: AA8000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Satire | Tragedy
    • College | Community
    • 6m., 4w., 6 to 7 extras.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 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: $50/perf

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