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  1. Charlotte's Web

    Charlotte's Web

    Adapted by Joseph Robinette. Based on the book by E.B. White.

    Product Code: C58000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 5 to 7m., 7 to 9w., flexible ensemble group.

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    • 95 min.
    In this thrilling and practical theatrical presentation, the costumes and unit set may be simple or elaborate—it's the story and relationships that make the show. All the enchanting characters are here in this beautiful, knowing play about friendship that will give your actors a great opportunity and your audience an evening of enchantment. Learn More
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  2. Tom Sawyer

    Tom Sawyer

    By Ric Averill. Adapted from Mark Twain.

    Product Code: TH6000

    • Comedy | Satire
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 13m., 9w., 21 either gender. Doubling possible.
    • 90 min.
    Telling the coming-of-age story of the community's most mischievous boy, this adaptation really brings to life Mark Twain's Adventures of Tom Sawyer. A delightful introduction into the world of classic American characters. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

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  3. Journey to the World's Edge: A Folk Tale in the Irish Tradition

    Journey to the World's Edge: A Folk Tale in the Irish Tradition

    By Harry Michael Bagdasian and Ernest Joselovitz.

    Product Code: J42000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 6m., 9w., 11 either gender. May be doubled to 1m., 5w., 4 either gender.
    • 55 min.
    Young Brigid Shawn O'Grady of long-ago County Clare in Ireland is mocked by everyone in her village because of her misshapen foot. She seeks help from the legendary Sea Mither and learns many lessons along the way about self-esteem and courage. Learn More
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  4. The Emperor's New Clothes

    The Emperor's New Clothes

    Adapted by Jeanine Dwinell Henry and Meg Bryant Davenport. Based on the tale by Hans Christian Andersen.

    Product Code: E66000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 5 actors either gender, with option to add extras.
    • 50 min.
    This delightful, funny re-telling of the Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale is set with contemporary language style. It is an energetic ensemble play with audience participation. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

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  5. Little Women: Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy

    Little Women: Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy

    Adapted by Sandra Fenichel Asher from the writings of Louisa May Alcott.

    Product Code: LA9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 6 to 7m., 10 to 12w., non-speaking extras if desired.

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    • 110 min.
    In this spritely adaptation, special attention is given to the imaginative play of the young characters: storytelling, playacting, letter writing, newspaper publishing and other creative endeavors still available to young people today. This charming and intelligent adaptation breathes new life into Louisa May Alcott's beloved story and is remarkably faithful to the text. Learn More
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  6. Oliver Twist

    Oliver Twist

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

    Product Code: O61000

    • Drama | Melodrama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 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
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  7. The Little Prince

    The Little Prince

    By Rick Cummins and John Scoullar from the book by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.

    Product Code: LA4000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 10 to 32 actors.
    • 70 min.
    This beloved classic now comes alive on stage in a large-cast straight play adaptation of the musical by the same authors. It includes the use of incidental music which brings the same heartfelt, lyrical quality to the production. Learn More
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  8. Do Not Go Gentle

    Do Not Go Gentle

    By Suzan Zeder.

    Product Code: D72000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Professional | TYA
    • 1m., 3w., 1 boy, 1 girl.

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    • 40 min.
    After her death, Lillian discovers that she cannot "move on" until the rifts between her son and granddaughter are somehow mended. When Windsor and Kelly come home to settle her affairs, they discover that the walls of her house have been painted with wild murals. As they unravel secrets of the paintings, the two make astonishing discoveries about themselves and a special relationship between Lillian and a neighborhood child. Learn More
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  9. Bocón!

    Bocón!

    By Lisa Loomer.

    Product Code: B36000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 6 actors, with doubling. Flexible.

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    • 55 min.
    ¡Bocón! tells the story of 12-year-old Miguel who flees a repressive military regime in Central America for Los Angeles. A natural storyteller and irrepressible "big mouth" or bocón, Miguel loses his voice when his parents are taken and begins a metaphorical journey north to the City of Angels. Along the way, he finds his voice and the courage to cross the border to a new life. Miguel's story is relevant to immigrant children from all parts of the world, and to any child who is learning the many meanings of finding one's own "voice." Learn More
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  10. The Little Prince

    The Little Prince

    By Rick Cummins and John Scoullar. Adapted from the book by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.

    Product Code: L93000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 2m., 2w., 1 child.
    • 80 min.
    This adaptation tells the story of a world-weary and disenchanted Aviator whose sputtering plane strands him in the Sahara Desert and a mysterious, regal little man. During their two weeks together in the desert, the Little Prince tells the Aviator about his adventures through the galaxy and shares his insights. The little man and the Aviator must go home—each with a new understanding of how to laugh, cry and love again. Learn More
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