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

Welcome to Dramatic Publishing!

Click to view an important COVID-19 messagePlease note that due to precautions being taken some orders may be delayed and shipping times are not guaranteed.

Browse

Currently Filtered by:
  1. Remove This Item Themes: Crime
  2. Remove This Item Performing Group: High School
Filter By
Category
View All
  1. New In Print (1)
  2. Full Length Plays (81)
  3. One Act Plays (40)
  4. One Act Competition Winners (2)
  5. UIL Approved Titles (20)
  6. Musicals (5)
  7. Musicals with Accompaniment CDs (3)
  8. Collections (3)
  9. Ten-minute Theatre (3)
  10. Bilingual Titles (3)
  11. Non-Royalty Titles (1)
  12. Audience Participation (1)
  13. Radio Plays (1)
  14. Digital Scripts (38)
  15. Livestream Titles (88)

Filter By

Target Audience
  1. Young Audiences (35)
  2. Middle School (92)
  3. High School (156)
  4. College and Adult (127)
  5. Family (all ages) (66)
  6. Senior Adults (36)
  7. Praise Groups (7)
Themes
  1. Crime (167)
  2. Culture (40)
  3. Entertainment (15)
  4. Relationship/Family (83)
  5. Religion (18)
  6. School Issues (24)
  7. Death/Dying (8)
  8. Holiday (9)
  9. Illness/Disability (14)
  10. Substance Abuse (9)
  11. World Issues (15)
Sub-theme
  1. Murder (84)
  2. Stealing (52)
  3. School Shootings (5)
  4. Sexual Abuse (14)
  5. Russian (1)
  6. British (11)
  7. Black (2)
  8. African (2)
  9. Hispanic/Latino (4)
  10. German (3)
  11. Asian (3)
  12. Native American (1)
  13. French (2)
  14. Australian (1)
  15. Showbiz (8)
  16. Visual Arts (2)
  17. Music (3)
  18. Dance (2)
  19. Marriage & Divorce (25)
  20. Abusive Relationships (25)
  21. Infidelity/Cheating (15)
  22. Dating (24)
  23. LGBTQ (9)
  24. Christianity (8)
  25. Judaism (5)
  26. Islam (1)
  27. Teaching (2)
  28. Bullying (21)
  29. Cheating (4)
  30. Terminal Illness (2)
  31. Terminal Illness (2)
  32. Christmas (7)
  33. Halloween (2)
  34. New Year's Eve (2)
  35. Alcohol Abuse (5)
  36. Drug Abuse (6)
  37. Mental Illness (4)
  38. Mental Disability (1)
  39. Prejudice (10)
  40. Racial Issues (6)
  41. Poverty (6)
  42. Gun Control (4)
  43. Women's Issues (4)
  44. Gay Rights (2)
  45. War (3)
  46. Holocaust (2)
Show Less Show More
Genre
  1. Comedy (80)
  2. Drama (128)
  3. Farce (8)
  4. Satire (9)
  5. Tragedy (21)
  6. Melodrama (19)
Sub-genre
  1. Fairy Tale (6)
  2. Romantic Comedy (11)
  3. Biographical (8)
  4. Magical Realism (10)
  5. Avant-garde/Experimental (7)
  6. Mystery/Murder Mystery (61)
  7. Historical (45)
  8. Action/Adventure (39)
  9. Fantasy (14)
  10. Fables/Folklore (15)
  11. Romance (18)
  12. Science Fiction (3)
  13. Horror/Gothic (12)
  14. Commedia dell'arte (1)
  15. Mythology (4)
  16. Western (4)
Show Less Show More
Performing Group
  1. Elementary School (10)
  2. Middle School (68)
  3. High School (167)
  4. College Theatre (191)
  5. Community Theatre (159)
  6. Professional Theatre (101)
  7. TYA (23)
  8. Senior Theatre (18)
  9. Touring Group (58)
  10. Praise Group (6)
  11. Dinner Theatre (28)
Approx. Run Time (minutes)
10m 140m 10m to 140m
Total Cast Size
1 100 1 to 100
Female Cast Members
0 50 0 to 50
Male Cast Members
0 50 0 to 50

Items 1 to 10 of 167 total

per page
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5

List  Grid 

  1. Radium Girls

    Radium Girls

    By D.W. Gregory.

    Product Code: R72000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 4 to 5m., 5w., with doubling. May be expanded to 30 or more.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 130 min.
    In 1926, radium was a miracle cure and luminous watches the latest rage—until the girls who painted them began to mysteriously fall ill. Inspired by a true story, this play traces the efforts of Grace Fryer, a dial painter, as she fights for her day in court. This story offers a wry, unflinching look at the peculiarly American obsessions with health, wealth and the commercialization of science. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  2. Reunited Shorts RE3000

    Reunited Shorts

    By Len Cuthbert.

    Product Code: RE3000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College | Community
    • 1 to 5m., 2 to 7w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 60 min.
    Reunited Shorts is an evening of theatre comprised of six unique short plays about reunions. They are about the awkward, humorous and emotional experience of humans coming together … again. The vignettes include Benched; The Gift Exchange; Table for Two Rendezvous; You, Me. Me, You.; delilah.; and Last Dance. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  3. A Virtual Whodunnit

    A Virtual Whodunnit

    By Flip Kobler and Cindy Marcus.

    Product Code: V47000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 5m., 4w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    Preston Sterling is hosting a Zoom meeting with his family and closest staff to celebrate his birthday. The bitter old billionaire is bullying everyone once again when—ZZZZZT! Sterling is electrocuted through his phone. Enter Rockford Sloan, homicide detective. Through a series of Zoom conferences, Sloan questions the usual suspects, all of whom had a motive. With three possible endings, every performance means you’ll never be sure whodunnit. This show can be performed virtually or onstage. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  4. A Virtual Whodunnit (Digital Script)

    A Virtual Whodunnit (Digital Script)

    Product Code: V47DIG

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 5m., 4w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    Preston Sterling is hosting a Zoom meeting with his family and closest staff to celebrate his birthday. The bitter old billionaire is bullying everyone once again when—ZZZZZT! Sterling is electrocuted through his phone. Enter Rockford Sloan, homicide detective. Through a series of Zoom conferences, Sloan questions the usual suspects, all of whom had a motive. With three possible endings, every performance means you’ll never be sure whodunnit. This show can be performed virtually or onstage. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  5. Reunited Shorts (Digital Script)

    Reunited Shorts (Digital Script)

    Product Code: RE3DIG

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College | Community
    • 1 to 5m., 2 to 7w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 60 min.
    Reunited Shorts is an evening of theatre comprised of six unique short plays about reunions. They are about the awkward, humorous and emotional experience of humans coming together … again. The vignettes include Benched; The Gift Exchange; Table for Two Rendezvous; You, Me. Me, You.; delilah.; and Last Dance. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  6. Hamlet and Zombies! - HH7000

    Hamlet and Zombies!

    By Will Averill.

    Product Code: HH7000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School
    • 5m., 2w., 13 to 33 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    Something is rotting in the state of Denmark, and Hamlet may be the only one who is on to it. With the help of Horatio and Laertes, Hamlet solves the mystery of his mother’s marriage to his uncle, observes his father’s transformation from king to zombie king, saves his love, Ophelia, and fends off both the Norwegians and the zombie hordes. This adaptation is perfect for those who are looking for a spooky retelling of one of the Bard’s classics with lots of fun and a little bite. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  7. Hamlet and Zombies! (Digital Script)

    Hamlet and Zombies! (Digital Script)

    Product Code: HH7DIG

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School
    • 5m., 2w., 13 to 33 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    Something is rotting in the state of Denmark, and Hamlet may be the only one who is on to it. With the help of Horatio and Laertes, Hamlet solves the mystery of his mother’s marriage to his uncle, observes his father’s transformation from king to zombie king, saves his love, Ophelia, and fends off both the Norwegians and the zombie hordes. This adaptation is perfect for those who are looking for a spooky retelling of one of the Bard’s classics with lots of fun and a little bite. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  8. Mynx & Savage Cover MR3000

    Mynx & Savage

    By Rebecca Gorman O'Neill.

    Product Code: MR3000

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

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 100 min.
    Adam is a comic book writer coasting on his past successes. Ket is young and ambitious. As the duo sets to work on the 100th issue of Mynx and Savage, the fantasy bleeds into reality as the superheroes and their mild-mannered alter egos invade the artists’ space. Adam finally starts to trust Ket and shares the story he’s been hiding. In the end, as the worlds of the children, the superheroes and the artists collide, Ket helps Adam realize that he has no future until he makes amends with his past. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  9. Mynx & Savage (Digital Script)

    Mynx & Savage (Digital Script)

    Product Code: MR3DIG

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

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 100 min.
    Adam is a comic book writer coasting on his past successes. Ket is young and ambitious. As the duo sets to work on the 100th issue of Mynx and Savage, the fantasy bleeds into reality as the superheroes and their mild-mannered alter egos invade the artists’ space. Adam finally starts to trust Ket and shares the story he’s been hiding. In the end, as the worlds of the children, the superheroes and the artists collide, Ket helps Adam realize that he has no future until he makes amends with his past. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  10. Swagger S2Z000

    Swagger

    By Eric Coble.

    Product Code: S2Z000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Professional | TYA
    • 3 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 30 min.
    A momentary act of violence caught on camera destroys the lives of three people. Now they need to tell us their version of how it really went down. Jordan is a quiet, nerdy, almost eighth-grade graduate. Leela, bubbling and following her passion, has just opened her own clothing boutique near Jordan’s school. And Daniel is an awkwardly sweet police officer on foot patrol in the neighborhood. The three of them lead us through their lives, dreams and the snap decisions that led them to that fateful moment. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More

Items 1 to 10 of 167 total

per page
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5

List  Grid