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

Welcome to Dramatic Publishing!

Please note our summer hours: Monday, 8:30am - 5:00pm CST; Tuesday - Thursday, 8:30am - 4:00pm; Friday, 8:30am - 2:30pm. See our updated To Kill A Mockingbird announcement. | Ship times are not guaranteed. Learn More.

Browse

Currently Filtered by:
  1. Remove This Item Themes: Illness/Disability
  2. Remove This Item Performing Group: TYA
Filter By
Category
View All
  1. New In Print (1)
  2. Full Length Plays (7)
  3. Musicals (2)
  4. Musicals with Accompaniment CDs (2)
  5. Livestream Titles (9)
  6. Autism Awareness (2)

Filter By

Target Audience
  1. Young Audiences (9)
  2. Middle School (9)
  3. High School (8)
  4. College and Adult (7)
  5. Family (all ages) (9)
  6. Praise Groups (1)
Themes
  1. Crime (1)
  2. Culture (5)
  3. Entertainment (1)
  4. Relationship/Family (7)
  5. Religion (2)
  6. School Issues (4)
  7. Death/Dying (2)
  8. Illness/Disability (9)
  9. Substance Abuse (1)
  10. World Issues (1)
Sub-theme
  1. School Shootings (1)
  2. Hispanic/Latino (2)
  3. Native American (1)
  4. French (1)
  5. Visual Arts (1)
  6. Marriage & Divorce (2)
  7. Dating (1)
  8. Christianity (1)
  9. Bullying (2)
  10. Drug Abuse (1)
  11. Physical Illness (1)
  12. Mental Illness (1)
  13. Behavioral Disability (1)
  14. Gun Control (1)
Genre
  1. Comedy (2)
  2. Drama (9)
  3. Farce (1)
  4. Satire (1)
Sub-genre
  1. Fairy Tale (2)
  2. Magical Realism (1)
  3. Historical (2)
  4. Action/Adventure (3)
  5. Fantasy (4)
  6. Fables/Folklore (1)
Show Less Show More
Performing Group
  1. Elementary School (3)
  2. Middle School (9)
  3. High School (25)
  4. College Theatre (34)
  5. Community Theatre (32)
  6. Professional Theatre (26)
  7. TYA (9)
  8. Senior Theatre (6)
  9. Touring Group (11)
  10. Dinner Theatre (1)
Approx. Run Time (minutes)
45m 120m 45m to 120m
Total Cast Size
1 100 1 to 100
Female Cast Members
1 50 1 to 50
Male Cast Members
0 50 0 to 50

9 Item(s)

per page

List  Grid 

  1. jj's place J77000

    jj's place

    By José Casas.

    Product Code: J77000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | TYA
    • 3m., 1w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 60 min.
    Mario is a hardworking, struggling auto mechanic in East LA who is left to raise his son, JJ, after the passing of his mother. In order to honor her memory and cope with his lack of connection with his father, JJ begins to build machines and arcade games out of leftover cardboard from his dad’s handyman shop. It is through JJ’s imagination and ingenuity that he is able to connect to himself, his family, and his community. In the end, father and son come to an understanding as they look toward a brighter future together. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  2. Searchers

    Searchers

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: S4H000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | TYA
    • 6m., 6w., 6 to 25 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 75 min.
    With humor, conflict and theatricality, a chapter in the lives of three teens unfolds. Sammie’s parents are divorcing. Ben has been in a traumatic car accident that left his mother disabled. And loner Isaac longs to be part of a crowd that secretly makes fun of him. All three characters search for answers as a friendship between them grows. An optional interactive forum between the characters and the audience offers a bonding experience, brainstorming possible solutions to the issues presented in the play. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  3. The Secret of Courage Cover S4F000

    The Secret of Courage

    Adapted by Laurie Brooks. Based on the short story Imaginary Friends by Terry Brooks.

    Product Code: S4F000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 5m., 3w., 1 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 60 min.
    An inspiring hero’s journey filled with magic and wonder begins when teenager Jack McCall faces a health crisis. Reality blends with fantasy as Jack is guided into Sinnissippi Park, and he begins to question whether his whole adventure is real or imagined. But when a demon arrives, Jack finds his courage and discovers that facing this adversary might be the key to fighting his illness. This play presents an excursion into fantasy for live theatre that celebrates friendship, courage and the power of imagination. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  4. Mockingbird Cover MR5000

    Mockingbird

    Adapted by Julie Jensen. From the National Book Award-winning novel by Kathryn Erskine.

    Product Code: MR5000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Professional | TYA
    • 3m., 3w., 3 or more either gender.

      Limited Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 85 min.
    Caitlin is an 11-year-old girl on the autism spectrum. After a mass shooting takes her brother away, she is alone with her grieving father and a cacophony of children at school. She struggles to understand empathy, what facial expressions mean and why a drawing might have more than one color. We see the world from Caitlin’s point of view. We struggle as she does but also take comfort in the times when she finds a friend, draws a multicolored mockingbird and can finally cry for her brother. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  5. World of Wonder Cover WK1000

    World of Wonder

    Book and lyrics by Tonya Hays. Music and lyrics by Genesis Be.

    Product Code: WK1000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 3m., 4w., 6 to 12 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    At 2 years old, Noah is diagnosed with autism. He stops talking, won't look people in the eyes and doesn't wish to be touched. Jenny, Noah's older sister, journeys into Noah's world and finds the courage and strength to understand and support his struggles. The family comes to understand that autism is not a death of dreams but another way to live and that Noah is different but not less. World of Wonder invites all to join the adventure and take the first step in understanding autism. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  6. The Smartest Girl in the World

    The Smartest Girl in the World

    By Miriam Gonzales.

    Product Code: S2Y000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | TYA
    • 2m., 2w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 70 min.
    The children of hardworking immigrants, big brother Leo has convinced his little sis, Lizzy, that being smart is the key to helping their family escape a tough, uncertain reality. But when their parents refuse to let Leo join a local quiz team, Lizzy learns there’s something that makes life much more challenging for her family. Lizzy is determined to rescue the plan to see it through. Along the way, she and Leo discover that it takes more than being serious and “smart” to save a family and one another. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  7. The Last Oz Story

    The Last Oz Story

    Book and lyrics by David Meyers. Music by Scott Michal. Inspired by L. Frank Baum's novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

    Product Code: LK8000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Satire
    • High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 1m., 5w., 8 to 29+ either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 120 min.
    There's a new witch in town—Peloros, the witchiest witch of them all—and since she arrived, things have gone completely haywire in Oz. Meanwhile, on the wrong side of the rainbow, a young woman is trying to convince anyone who will listen that she is Dorothy Gale, just like in the fairy tale. With time running out, Dorothy must find a way to help her friends in Oz before it's too late. But how? Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  8. Joan the Girl of Arc

    Joan the Girl of Arc

    By Darrah Cloud.

    Product Code: J74000

    • Drama
    • High School | Community | TYA
    • 3 to 6m., 2w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 60 min.
    When Joan D'Arc, a shepherd in Domremy, France, 1420s, hears a voice while tending sheep one day, she can't believe what—and whom—she's hearing. But the voice is joined by others who claim they're saints and ask her to go to war for France. In a suit of armor made especially for her, she leads the French army to win the Hundred Years' War, using the wits and methods of the real teenage girl that she was. But when she refuses to deny the voices she heard, she is sentenced to death. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  9. Afflicted: Daughters of Salem

    Afflicted: Daughters of Salem

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: AK9000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 6w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 75 min.
    This title tells the story of five Salem girls and the events that led up to the infamous Salem witch trials. This origin story examines how these teenage girls became accusers and caused 20 people to be put to death for witching. An interactive forum that explores the accusers and their community is built into the play, encouraging reflection and is ideal for complimenting classroom work. Learn More
    $11.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $110/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More

9 Item(s)

per page

List  Grid