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  1. To See the Stars

    To See the Stars

    By Cynthia Mercati.

    Product Code: TC7000

    • Drama | Melodrama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 8m., 10 to 13w., with doubling. May be expanded.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 75 min.
    It's 1909 and the young shirtwaist factory girls band together and take on the male-dominated union. They endure beatings, starvation and even prison but ultimately prevail and win the first industry-wide strike in American labor history. However the girls' real victory is in changing the way they see themselves—not as victims, but as fighters—and in discovering the power of sisterhood. Learn More
    $11.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $110/perf

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  2. Oliver Twist

    Oliver Twist

    By Robert Thomas Noll. Adapted from the book by Charles Dickens.

    Product Code: O61000

    • Drama | Melodrama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 21 roles to be played by a minimum of 12 actors (plus extras if desired.)
    • 85 min.
    This faithful adaptation of Charles Dickens' second novel is an exciting, fast-moving melodrama about the adventures of an orphan redeemed from a life of cruel poverty and crime by an act of unselfish courage. Filled with an atmosphere of mystery, its major characters—Fagin, Bill Sikes, Mr. Bumble, Nancy, and the Artful Dodger—are some of the most theatrically realized characters in all of literature. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  3. Quazimodo!

    Quazimodo!

    By David Koren. Based on Victor Hugo's The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

    Product Code: Q16000

    • Comedy | Drama | Melodrama | Satire | Tragedy
    • High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 3m., 3w.

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    • 70 min.
    Quasimodo, the deformed bell-ringer of Notre Dame, falls for the gypsy Esmeralda, who is framed for the murder of her lover Phoebus, and tries to save her from execution by bringing her into the sanctuary, but the archdeacon allows the Parisians to hang h Learn More
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  4. Bernice Bobs Her Hair

    Bernice Bobs Her Hair

    Dramatized by D.D. Brooke. Based on the story by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

    Product Code: B50000

    • Comedy | Melodrama
    • Middle School | High School
    • 7m., 6w., extras.
    • 35 min.
    Bernice, an insecure young woman of 18, is visiting her popular cousin Marjorie. At a series of country club dances, Bernice is, at first, a wallflower. Marjorie tries to help her gain popularity and succeeds beyond the wildest expectations of either girl. When Bernice wins Yale man Warren away from Marjorie, Marjorie exacts a terrible revenge. Bernice, learning from the experience, turns the tables in a surprise ending. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  5. A Toby Show

    A Toby Show

    By Aurand Harris.

    Product Code: TN9000

    • Farce | Melodrama
    • High School | College | TYA
    • 3m., 4w., plus extras for vaudeville entr'actes.

      Livestream Rights Available

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    • 30 min.
    A Toby Show brings back to the stage an American folk character of Toby, a country bumpkin who through naiveté, honesty and homespun humor outwits the city slickers. Toby is a great role for an energetic actor. The play is a colorful segment of American drama. This farce melodrama recreates with traditional situations and stock characters through jokes and stage business. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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  6. A Toby Show

    A Toby Show

    By Aurand Harris.

    Product Code: TM3000

    • Farce | Melodrama
    • High School | College | Community | TYA
    • 3m., 4w., plus extras for vaudeville entr'actes.

      Livestream Rights Available

      Contact our customer service department to order or for more information.
    • 100 min.
    A Toby Show brings back to the stage an American folk character of Toby, a country bumpkin who through naiveté, honesty and homespun humor outwits the city slickers. Toby is a great role for an energetic actor. The play is a colorful segment of American drama. This farce melodrama recreates traditional situations and stock characters through jokes and stage business. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  7. The Tale That Wagged the Dog

    The Tale That Wagged the Dog

    By Tim Kelly.

    Product Code: T11000

    • Comedy | Drama | Melodrama
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 1m., 4w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 30 min.
    Rudolph, the composer's valet, is doing a thriving business selling locks of the maestro's hair. However, the hair is coming from Strauss' little dog Bobo! Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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