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

Welcome to Dramatic Publishing!

See our updated To Kill A Mockingbird announcement. | Ship times are not guaranteed. Learn More.

Browse

Currently Filtered by:
  1. Remove This Item Themes: Culture
  2. Remove This Item Sub-theme: Poverty
Filter By
Category
View All
  1. Full Length Plays (8)
  2. Musicals (2)
  3. Musicals with Accompaniment CDs (1)
  4. Bilingual Titles (3)
  5. Livestream Titles (7)

Filter By

Target Audience
  1. Young Audiences (4)
  2. Middle School (6)
  3. High School (7)
  4. College and Adult (6)
  5. Family (all ages) (6)
  6. Senior Adults (3)
Themes
  1. Crime (3)
  2. Culture (9)
  3. Entertainment (1)
  4. Relationship/Family (4)
  5. Religion (2)
  6. School Issues (2)
  7. Death/Dying (1)
  8. World Issues (9)
Sub-theme
  1. Murder (1)
  2. Stealing (3)
  3. Sexual Abuse (1)
  4. Black (2)
  5. Hispanic/Latino (5)
  6. Native American (1)
  7. French (1)
  8. Australian (1)
  9. Music (1)
  10. Abusive Relationships (1)
  11. Teen Pregnancy (1)
  12. Christianity (2)
  13. Teaching (2)
  14. Bullying (1)
  15. Cheating (1)
  16. Prejudice (5)
  17. Racial Issues (6)
  18. Poverty (9)
  19. Women's Issues (3)
  20. 9/11 (1)
  21. War (2)
  22. Immigration (4)
  23. Environmental Issues (1)
Genre
  1. Comedy (4)
  2. Drama (9)
  3. Tragedy (1)
Sub-genre
  1. Biographical (2)
  2. Magical Realism (4)
  3. Historical (5)
  4. Action/Adventure (3)
  5. Fantasy (3)
  6. Fables/Folklore (4)
  7. Romance (1)
  8. Mythology (2)
Show Less Show More
Performing Group
  1. Elementary School (2)
  2. Middle School (5)
  3. High School (8)
  4. College Theatre (8)
  5. Community Theatre (9)
  6. Professional Theatre (7)
  7. TYA (4)
  8. Touring Group (5)
Approx. Run Time (minutes)
50m 120m 50m to 120m
Total Cast Size
1 100 1 to 100
Female Cast Members
1 30 1 to 30
Male Cast Members
0 27 0 to 27

9 Item(s)

per page

List  Grid 

  1. The Hero Twins: Blood Race HH9000

    The Hero Twins: Blood Race

    By Ramon Esquivel.

    Product Code: HH9000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 2m., 2 to 3w., 2 any gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 70 min.
    The winner of the Blood Race—an ancient competition that takes place in the underworld—rules the capital city and all the people who labor for it, while the loser remains trapped in the underworld. Cricket and Moth have trained their entire lives to win, but when Moth learns the truth of the Blood Race, she is faced with a choice that could turn the world upside down. Inspired by classic Mayan narratives, The Hero Twins: Blood Race is an action-filled adventure that is also an allegory about inequality, justice and liberation. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  2. American Association of Community Theatre AACT NewPlayFest Winning Plays: Volume 4 (2020)  AN6000

    Shattering

    By Pat Montley.

    Product Code: S4J000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 105 min.
    Jonah has just been released from juvenile commitment into the foster care of Jacqueline Dawson, whose estranged son he helped to murder. Jonah is ordered to torture and kill Dawson—or be killed himself. The instructions come from the gang leader through Jonah’s girlfriend LaBelle, who is pregnant. Jonah and LaBelle plot the murder, even as his relationship with the strict but caring Dawson develops and his imagined visits with her dead son jar his conscience. Learn More
    View Collection
  3. Yana Wana’s Legend of the Bluebonnet Y37000

    Yana Wana's Legend of the Bluebonnet

    By María F. Rocha and Roxanne Schroeder-Arce. Music and lyrics by Héctor Martínez Morales.

    Product Code: Y37000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 2m., 5w., 2 to 6 any gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 60 min.
    Thirteen-year-old Maria is having trouble in school, so her mom sends her to stay with her Coahuiltecan grandmother for discipline and perspective. There, Maria is told the story of Yana Wana, who followed a revered deer to find water and save her people. Yana Wana’s story gives Maria a renewed sense of self and family pride. A beautiful, original play that illustrates the power of ancestral heritage and offers a seldom-seen glimpse into the timeless spirituality of Indigenous people. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

    Out of stock

    More Info Learn More
  4. Objects in the Mirror

    Objects in the Mirror

    By Charles Smith.

    Product Code: OB1000

    • Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 4m., 1w.
    • 120 min.
    Shedrick, a Liberian refugee living in Australia, explains his journey from his war-torn home to refugee camps, where he survived squalor, hunger and disease. He was rescued by his Uncle John and assumed the identity of John’s dead son. Now safe in Australia, Shedrick wants to reclaim his identity. Rob, a white attorney, believes it can happen with a simple legal procedure, but John is ferociously against it, forcing Shedrick to choose between reclaiming his identity and his loyalty to the man who saved his life. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  5. Babette's Feast Cover BK5000

    Babette's Feast

    Conceived and developed by Abigail Killeen. Written by Rose Courtney. Adapted from the short story by Isak Dinesen.

    Product Code: BK5000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 3w., 6 either gender, extras as desired.

      Limited Streaming Rights Available

    • 90 min.
    This adaptation reimagines Dinesen’s classic tale as a rich theatrical event: deep, funny, sensual, dangerous and beautiful. The cloistered 19th-century community of two loving, devout Lutheran sisters reluctantly, then completely, embraces Babette, a mysterious French refugee. But when Babette sacrifices all she has to throw a lavish dinner party, the entire community is magically and inexplicably transformed. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  6. Tomás and the Library Lady Cover TV9000

    Tomás and the Library Lady

    Adapted by José Cruz González. From the book by Pat Mora.

    Product Code: TV9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 1 to 4m., 1 to 4w., expandable.

      Limited Livestream Rights Available

      Contact our customer service department for more information.
    • 50 min.
    Adapted from the well-loved book, Tomás and the Library Lady tells the inspiring true story of Tomás Rivera, who grew up in a migrant worker family, befriended a librarian in Iowa, and learned to love books and the places they took him. Tomás went on to a successful career in academia and became the chancellor of the University of California, Riverside. This play can be readily understood by both English and Spanish speakers. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  7. 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
    • Middle School | High School | Community | TYA
    • 3m., 4w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 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
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  8. 14

    14

    By José Casas.

    Product Code: FF8000

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

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 120 min.

    14 was inspired by the true-life event in May 2001 in which a smuggler abandoned 30 Mexicans crossing the desert, resulting in 14 deaths from dehydration. It is a starting point for exploration to investigate the complexities of people living on the border, not giving answers but raising difficult questions. The mosaic of flawed and struggling people included emphasize the importance of investigating this topic in a way that calls not only for action and conversation but, ultimately, for a collective solution.

    Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  9. The Many Disguises of Robin Hood

    The Many Disguises of Robin Hood

    By Brian Guehring.

    Product Code: MQ3000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 2 to 6m., 6 to 9w., 5 or more either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 60 min.
    In merry ol' England, the townspeople are overtaxed and overwhelmed. Luckily, the mysterious outlaw Robin Hood is giving them hope by stealing from the rich and giving to the poor. With many clever disguises, Robin continually tricks the greedy sheriff of Nottingham, his nasty daughter and the evil prince. When a young girl joins Robin's band of outlaws, she discovers Robin Hood is actually a woman. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More

9 Item(s)

per page

List  Grid