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  1. Black Nativity

    Black Nativity

    The Christmas story in dialogue, narrative, pantomime, gospel song and folk spirituals—the unique creation of the poet and playwright Langston Hughes. Music arranged by Aaron Robinson.

    Product Code: B72000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • variable.
    • 50 min.
    The traditional Christmas story told through dialogue, narrative and pantomime allows the freedom to add the music of your choice (from gospel songs, spirituals and traditional carols to your own original compositions) and dance. This thrilling holiday piece will have your audiences on their feet! Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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  2. US A Teen History

    US A Teen History

    Book by Flip Kobler and Cindy Marcus. Lyrics by Flip Kobler. Music by Dennis Poore.

    Product Code: U41000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 8 to 25m., 8 to 25w., expandable, extras as desired.
    • 75 min.
    This story theatre-style show is a compilation of pieces about the teens who helped shape America. Did you know that the drummer boys in the Revolutionary War were as young as 11? Or that Caroline Pickersgill helped sew the flag that inspired “The Star-Spangled Banner” at 14? This show is incredibly flexible and adaptable to your space and audience, as we encourage you to write your own pieces about the forgotten teens of America. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  3. Sherlock Holmes and the First Baker Street Irregular

    Sherlock Holmes and the First Baker Street Irregular

    By Brian Guehring. Based on the characters and mysteries of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

    Product Code: S2P000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 7 to 13m., 5 to 12w., up to 13 extras
    • 70 min.
    On a dare, 14-year-old Wiggins tries to pickpocket an old man. Not only is she unsuccessful, but the old man, Sherlock Holmes, takes the ring that was in her pocket and leaves a note with his address. When she goes to retrieve the ring, she proposes to work as his assistant, and he agrees to begin training her. They must learn to trust each other as Wiggins and her group of street urchins help him solve two dangerous mysteries. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  4. The Velveteen Rabbit

    The Velveteen Rabbit

    Book, music and lyrics by Patty Carver and Leo P. Carusone. Based on the book by Margery Williams.

    Product Code: V43000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 3 to 8m., 2 to 6w. (3 to 8 either gender optional, chorus as desired).
    • 60 min.
    Closely following the original beloved story, this musical includes pop/contemporary musical numbers, sing-alongs and lots of audience participation. Learn More
    $7.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $60/perf

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  5. The Elves and the Shoemaker: A Musical Holiday Fable

    The Elves and the Shoemaker: A Musical Holiday Fable

    Book by Patty Carver. Music and lyrics by Patty Carver and Leo P. Carusone.

    Product Code: E82000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 3 to 4m., 2 to 3w. (3 to 6 either gender optional).
    • 60 min.
    This fun-filled musical holiday tale based on the well-loved classic retells the traditional story with a unique twist. Written with sing-alongs, dance-alongs and lots of audience participation, this musical will delight children of all ages. Learn More
    $7.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $60/perf

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  6. Little Women

    Little Women

    Book by Linda Daugherty. Music and lyrics by B.Wolf. Adapted from the book by Louisa May Alcott.

    Product Code: LF1000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 25+ m., 40+ w. May double to 9m., 13w.
    • 90 min.
    This spirited musical adaptation—a richly textured celebration of life, love and the family set against the background of the American Civil War—dramatizes the story of the March sisters, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy. Scenes move rapidly between locations and through time, telling the stories of all four girls, each of whose experience and distinctive personality are vividly portrayed. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  7. Legend of the Poinsettia

    Legend of the Poinsettia

    By Roxanne Schroeder-Arce.

    Product Code: LF6000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School
    • 2m., 3w., plus chorus with doubling, or up to 12+ (4m., 6w., 2 either gender) plus chorus.
    • 50 min.
    Thirteen-year-old Estrella is torn between her family's cultural traditions and the exciting life she imagines exists in the homes of mainstream Americans. Learn More
    $7.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $60/perf

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  8. The Match Girl's Gift: A Christmas Story

    The Match Girl's Gift: A Christmas Story

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: MF6000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 3m., 3w., optional ensemble of up to 8 children.
    • 70 min.
    On Christmas Eve 1898, in the heart of New York City, a ragged little girl, Lizzie, is huddled by the steps of an elegant brownstone. When her Gran brings her a gift of "waking dreams" that help her imagine what might be, Lizzie goes into the grand house and offers a unique gift to the family inside. Encouraged by her friends, Lizzie recognizes her own beauty and realizes that without our dreams for the future, we are without hope. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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  9. Flung

    Flung

    By Lisa Dillman.

    Product Code: FA1000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 4m., 4w. (no doubling.)
    • 110 min.
    Four estranged adult siblings struggle to come to terms with their past and present lives as they gather at the family summer cottage to spread their father's ashes. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  10. A Laura Ingalls Wilder Christmas

    A Laura Ingalls Wilder Christmas

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: LD5000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 2m., 5w.
    • 70 min.
    In their poorest winter ever, when the crops have been devastated by locusts and the family must deal with the death of baby Freddie, Charles Ingalls backtracks his family to Iowa, to take over the running of a hotel. A wealthy Mrs. Starr offers to adopt Laura Ingalls to ease their burden. Laura must decide whether to leave Ma, Pa, Mary and Carrie in this play about enduring family bonds. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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