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

Welcome to Dramatic Publishing!

Our summer hours are 8:30 am - 4:00 pm CST Monday - Thursday and 8:30 am - 3:00 pm on Friday. 

Browse

Currently Filtered by:
  1. Remove This Item Themes: School Issues
  2. Remove This Item Genre: Drama
Filter By
Category
View All
  1. One Act Plays (65)
  2. Full Length Plays (71)
  3. Musicals (14)
  4. Musicals with Accompaniment CDs (7)
  5. Collections (3)
  6. UIL Approved Titles (7)
  7. Bilingual Titles (1)
  8. Audience Participation (3)
  9. Ten-minute Theatre (21)
  10. Award-Winning (33)
  11. New In Print (3)

Filter By

Target Audience
  1. Young Audiences (58)
  2. Middle School (116)
  3. High School (133)
  4. College and Adult (89)
  5. Family (all ages) (74)
  6. Senior Adults (14)
  7. Praise Groups (16)
Themes
  1. Crime (21)
  2. Culture (28)
  3. Entertainment (14)
  4. Relationship/Family (93)
  5. Religion (13)
  6. School Issues (153)
  7. Death/Dying (5)
  8. Holiday (8)
  9. Illness/Disability (4)
  10. Substance Abuse (17)
  11. World Issues (6)
Sub-theme
  1. Murder (7)
  2. Stealing (4)
  3. School Shootings (9)
  4. Sexual Abuse (8)
  5. British (2)
  6. Black (8)
  7. African (1)
  8. Hispanic/Latino (8)
  9. German (1)
  10. Asian (2)
  11. Native American (2)
  12. Sports (1)
  13. Showbiz (7)
  14. Visual Arts (3)
  15. Music (8)
  16. Dance (2)
  17. Marriage & Divorce (14)
  18. Abusive Relationships (23)
  19. Infidelity/Cheating (5)
  20. Dating (37)
  21. LGBTQ (14)
  22. Christianity (11)
  23. Judaism (4)
  24. Buddhism (2)
  25. Islam (3)
  26. Hinduism (1)
  27. Teaching (31)
  28. Bullying (95)
  29. Cheating (10)
  30. Terminal Illness (1)
  31. Suicide (2)
  32. Christmas (5)
  33. Thanksgiving (1)
  34. Easter (1)
  35. Alcohol Abuse (8)
  36. Drug Abuse (12)
  37. Physical Illness (1)
  38. Mental Illness (2)
  39. Physical Disability (1)
  40. Behavioral Disability (1)
  41. Prejudice (3)
  42. Racial Issues (2)
  43. Gun Control (1)
  44. Women's Issues (2)
  45. Gay Rights (1)
Show Less Show More
Genre
  1. Comedy (63)
  2. Drama (153)
  3. Farce (1)
  4. Satire (10)
  5. Tragedy (6)
  6. Melodrama (3)
Sub-genre
  1. Fairy Tale (7)
  2. Romantic Comedy (4)
  3. Biographical (9)
  4. Magical Realism (12)
  5. Avant-garde/Experimental (12)
  6. Mystery/Murder Mystery (6)
  7. Historical (14)
  8. Action/Adventure (14)
  9. Fantasy (9)
  10. Fables/Folklore (5)
  11. Romance (11)
  12. Science Fiction (4)
  13. Horror/Gothic (1)
  14. Mythology (2)
  15. Western (1)
Show Less Show More
Performing Group
  1. Elementary School (19)
  2. Middle School (89)
  3. High School (143)
  4. College Theatre (123)
  5. Community Theatre (83)
  6. Professional Theatre (54)
  7. TYA (41)
  8. Senior Theatre (9)
  9. Touring Group (56)
  10. Praise Group (14)
  11. Dinner Theatre (13)
Approx. Run Time (minutes)
10m 135m 10m to 135m
Total Cast Size
1 100 1 to 100
Female Cast Members
0 60 0 to 60
Male Cast Members
0 60 0 to 60

Items 1 to 10 of 153 total

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

List  Grid 

  1. Future, Here Cover FG1000

    Future, Here

    By Jeremy F. Richter.

    Product Code: FG1000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 5 either gender.
    • 40 min.
    Welcome to Future, an unincorporated village monitored by Society and populated by five randomly selected children. It is driven by a national effort to develop “appropriately adapted young citizens.” They are constantly fed a steady stream of news and pop culture on their smartphones and meet daily to share what they’ve learned. Having lived in Future for 12 years, the residents are now 18, and today is their last day together, their final meeting before they learn of their next residence outside of Future. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  2. Mockingbird Cover MR5000

    Mockingbird

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

    Product Code: MR5000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 3w., 3 or more either gender.
    • 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
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  3. World of Wonder Cover WK1000

    World of Wonder

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

    Product Code: WK1000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 4w., 6 to 12 either gender.
    • 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
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  4. Ghosts in the Machine GD8000

    Ghosts in the Machine

    By Eric Coble.

    Product Code: GD8000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 8 either gender.
    • 70 min.
    It begins after lunch on Melissa’s phone. Someone she doesn’t know is texting her looking for a drug hook-up. Soon, eight very different high-school kids are getting bizarre texts from numbers they don’t recognize—budding romances, bitter rivalries, even violent threats. What’s going on? And what if it’s not people connecting with other people via their phones … but phones trying to connect with other phones via their people? A digital mystery for the mind and heart of the savvy texter. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  5. Ghosts in the Machine (One-Act) GD9000

    Ghosts in the Machine (One-Act Version)

    By Eric Coble.

    Product Code: GD9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 7 either gender.
    • 40 min.
    It begins after lunch on Melissa’s phone. Someone she doesn’t know is texting her looking for a drug hook-up. Soon, eight very different high-school kids are getting bizarre texts from numbers they don’t recognize—budding romances, bitter rivalries, even violent threats. What’s going on? And what if it’s not people connecting with other people via their phones … but phones trying to connect with other phones via their people? A one-act digital mystery for the mind and heart of the savvy texter. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  6. Macabre: Tales From Edgar Allan Poe

    Macabre: Tales From Edgar Allan Poe

    By Jules Tasca.

    Product Code: MR2000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 7 to 18m., 2 to 4w.
    • 90 min.
    This title consists of four one-act plays, inspired by Poe’s tales. The titles include a morality play, William Wilson (7m., 1w.); a science-fiction piece, The Valdemar Case (3m., 1w.); a murder mystery, The Imp of the Perverse (2m.); and Poe’s only comedy, The System (6m., 2w.)Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  7. My Mother#*!^%#! College Life

    My Mother#*!^%#! College Life

    Created by Michael Bigelow Dixon and Brooke Jennett. Conceived by Jon Jory. Written by Janet Allard, Joseph Michael Bahena, Erica Beimesche, Brayden Bergman, Katie Brewer-Calvert, Mattie Bruton, Sophia Burke, Kamilah Bush, Justin Yu-Young Chien錢裕揚, Adam Denoyer, Briana Garcia, Kathryn R. Gillespie, Kaitlin Haggard, Maya Hamer, Michael A. Huelsman, Hannah Jacky, Brooke Jennett, Trevor Kassis, Mollie LaFavers, Olivia Luken, Philana Omorotionmwan, Isabel Peña, Stephanie Robinson, Theodora Zora Salazar, Natasha Renee Smith, Charlotte Stephens, Emy Stevens, Jessica Wilson, Elizabeth Wong and Justin Wright.

    Product Code: MQ6000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • College and Adult
    • 3 to 5m., 3 to 5w., 2 to 10 either gender.
    • 70 min.
    What’s in the minds and hearts of college students today? In 40 monologues and a few dialogues, this multicultural ensemble questions everything they encounter: social justice and gender identity, self-awareness and relationship boundaries, future prospects and roommate etiquette. What emerges is a humorous and heartbreaking portrait of a new generation struggling with higher education’s promise of “personal transformation.” Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  8. Ruby: The Story of Ruby Bridges

    Ruby: The Story of Ruby Bridges

    By Christina M. Ham. Music by Gary Rue.

    Product Code: RD8000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 11 to 16m., 11 to 20w., 5 to 9 either gender.
    • 55 min.
    In 1960, 6-year-old Ruby became the first black child to attend an all-white elementary school in New Orleans. When the white families learned of Ruby’s enrollment, they pulled their children from her class, leaving Ruby and her teacher the only ones in the classroom for the school year. Her family watched helplessly as federal marshals escorted Ruby to school each day past protesters jeering and threatening her life. This musical explores a little girl’s unbeatable courage in the face of adversity. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  9. Salvation Road

    Salvation Road

    By D.W. Gregory.

    Product Code: S2Q000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 4 to 6m., 11w., 1 either gender.
    • 90 min.
    Denise was always an independent thinker with a passionate social conscience, while her younger brother, Cliff, is just the opposite. But when Denise leaves for college, she becomes obsessed with a charismatic church and its founder. Concerns intensify when Denise declares her family is a “toxic” influence—and disappears. One day, Cliff’s best friend, Duffy, spots Denise and is convinced that she’s in trouble and needs help, propelling them onto a road trip into the heart of a deepening mystery. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More
  10. The Drama Department

    The Drama Department

    By James Hindman.

    Product Code: DG1000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 4m., 3w.
    • 95 min.
    Rob, head of the drama department, is determined to win best musical. When Mr. Barnes, president of the school board, finds out newcomer David has been cast as the lead instead of his son, he bullies Stuart, the new principal, into recasting. Stuart is forced to use dubious means, and rumors spread online about David and Rob. Based on a true story, this play serves as a reminder of how gossip and social media can irrevocably change our lives. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

    In Stock

    Learn More

Items 1 to 10 of 153 total

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

List  Grid