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  1. Antigone

    Antigone

    Adapted by Bonnie Roberts. Based on the play by Sophocles.

    Product Code: AK7000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | College | Professional
    • 8m., 8w.

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    • 45 min.

    A civil war has ended. Will there be peace or new rebellion? Each chorus member argues the side of one of the characters, hoping to bring peace to the war-torn land. Each individual faces the choice: should I do what I feel is right or stay silent and safe? This adaptation can be set anywhere there is civil strife—ancient Greece, modern America, a medieval castle, the inner city, the future, any time and place that speaks to you.

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    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  2. Antigone

    Antigone

    Freely adapted by Emily Mann from the play by Sophocles.

    Product Code: AC1000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 3m., 3w. (2 either gender, plus chorus.)

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    • 70 min.
    Antigone must battle her uncle, King Creon, for the right to bury her dead brother. While most versions view Antigone as a righteous heroine, this version takes a fresh look at her rigidity as an equal contributor to the story's devastating ending. The path taken here—vengeance will breed vengeance—is a shattering lesson for our times. Learn More
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  3. Cyrano

    Cyrano

    By Barry Kornhauser. Adapted from the play Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand.

    Product Code: CB3000

    • Comedy | Tragedy
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 16m., 5w. with doubling, but many roles are gender flexible, easily expanded.

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    • 150 min.
    Cyrano! His wit is as sharp as his sword, the enormity of his talent, intellect and passion matched only by the enormity of his, well, nose. The uniquely endowed protagonist is given a fresh face in this poignant and playful paean to panache, written in rhyming couplets. Romance rules the day in this story of his classic love triangle with the exquisite Roxane and the handsome and earnest, but verbally challenged, Christian. Learn More
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  4. The Mill on the Floss

    The Mill on the Floss

    By Helen Edmundson. Based on the novel by George Eliot.

    Product Code: M88000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 4m., 4w. (Doubling, expandable.)

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    • 165 min.
    Based on the feminist novel by George Eliot, this play's central concept is having three Maggies to show how Maggie is shaped by her environment and circumstances, from impetuous passion to moral restraint. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  5. Small Actors

    Small Actors

    By Stephen Gregg.

    Product Code: SB8000

    • Comedy | Drama | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 4m., 4w., 2 either gender, doubling and extras possible.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 35 min.
    Emily desperately wants to play the lead in her high school's production of Romeo and Juliet. Instead, she gets a one-line, four-word role. None the less, she tells her parents (who will be out of town during the performance) that she got the lead, and suddenly, things spin way out of control. Mom and Dad cancel their vacation plans and invite every relative they can round up to come visit and see their daughter play Juliet. This outlandishly funny and very touching play is about the roles we all play—in theatre and in life. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  6. Black Elk Speaks

    Black Elk Speaks

    Based on the book by John Neihardt. Adapted by Christopher Sergel.

    Product Code: B80000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 16 with doubling. Many more as desired.
    • 120 min.
    Black Elk lived the experience of the Native American people from the moment before white people entered his world through the end of Indian independence at the massacre of Wounded Knee. His unique eloquence and that of his cousin Crazy Horse make this play a very special event. The play moves quickly and with mounting excitement through this history and through a vision of life as it once was for the Indian, and as it could be for all people. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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  7. 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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  8. Bloody Jack

    Bloody Jack

    By Tim Kelly

    Product Code: BJ5000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 4m., 4w.

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    • 120 min.
    In the late 1800's, Jack the Ripper has murdered seven women in London. Dr. Thaddeus Sergeant is obsessed with solving these murders and looks at everyone visiting him as a suspect. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $60/perf

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  9. Cain: A Mystery

    Cain: A Mystery

    Adapted by I. E. Clark. Based on the story by Lord Byron.

    Product Code: CK1000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 5m., 3w., or 4m., 4w

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    • 35 min.
    A modern adaptaion of Lord Byron's story about the sons of Adam and Eve. Learn More
    $6.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  10. Her Senior Year

    Her Senior Year

    By Cody Moree.

    Product Code: HD6000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • High School | College
    • 3m., 5w., extras.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 35 min.
    Blaire has everything—good looks, popularity and a brain. It's her senior year, and she's going to be valedictorian. No one is surprised when she is chosen homecoming queen. Her friends are delighted—everybody likes her. Then Blaire finds out that she has cancer. The play has fun, excitement and some tears. All but one of the characters are teenage. Audiences of all ages enjoy it. Young people see themselves; adults see their children in familiar situations and recall their own teen years. Her Senior Year makes you think. Learn More
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