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4m., 8w., 9 either gender, doubling possible.
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With her mother dead and her father away, Ashgirl lives with her stepmother and stepsisters. When the invitation to the ball arrives from the prince, Ashgirl finds the strength to go with the help of her friends, some of whom come from unexpected places. When she gets home, Ashgirl realizes that in order to regain the fleeting happiness she found in the arms of the prince, she must fight the monsters who have slithered and insinuated their way into her heart and mind. She must believe in herself for others to do so. Learn More
By Julian Wiles. Based on the life and works of Edgar Allan Poe.
Product Code: N41000
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12m., 7w. (2 boys playing 52 parts).
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In 1847, Edgar Allan Poe is reported to have boarded a steamer for an overnight voyage to New York City. Five days later, Poe was found delirious on a Baltimore street and died soon thereafter. What transpired over those missing days has remained forever a mystery...until now. This imaginative play, utilizing Poe's macabre stories and poems, ponders what might have happened to him on the dreary nightmare voyage at the end of his life. Learn More
Huck and friends are hit with the adventure of their lives, when Jim escapes slavery and Huck helps navigate the path to freedom. The two meet some very interesting characters along the way, and end up in more trouble than they started with. Learn More
Marrying fidelity to Dickens' words with open, simple staging and costuming, this version is fresh and highly performable. Scene changes are effected by members of the "living cyclorama" (the chorus), thus maintaining the flow of the play. Learn More
Tom, the illegitimate ward of Squire Allworthy, is in love with his beautiful neighbor, Sophia. Although Sophia's father admires and envies Tom for his reputation as a brawling, womanizing, thieving daredevil, he wouldn't consider allowing his daughter to marry such a scoundrel. Instead, Sophia is betrothed to Blifil, Allworthy's sniveling heir. Since Tom is seduced by most of the women and nearly murdered by all of the men, it's not surprising to find him on the gallows at the end of this fast-paced comedy. Learn More
In this adaptation of Shakespeare's comedy, twins Viola and Sebastian are shipwrecked and washed ashore in Illyria. The favorite characters—Sir Toby Belch, Sir Andrew Aguecheek, Malvolio, Maria, the beautiful countess Olivia and the handsome duke Orsino—are all present to help entertain audiences. Learn More
A tribute to the human spirit, this is the story of Arlo Gibson's unusual care and preservation of the waning dignity in each of the people who populate his porch. Like an archaeologist, Arlo can, with time, make even his dullest and most pathetic discovery sparkle. His method is simple—he tells "tender" lies. Learn More
Conrad had an older brother and now he is gone. What's left of young Conrad's family, with his successful, well-intentioned father and his beautiful, organized and remote mother, is in terrible jeopardy, as is Conrad himself. They are all "ordinary people" and each is fighting a hard battle. This play goes to the essence of a young man, his friends and family, their relationships and survival. Learn More