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Playscripts Receives Top Spots in 2020 EdTA Play Survey
By Nik Sorocenski

EdTA’s annual survey of the plays and musicals most frequently produced in America’s middle and high schools has been announced for the 2019/2020 school year.

Playscripts is proud to have 7 of our titles featured on these lists, including the top spot in both Full Length and Short Plays categories. CHECK PLEASE by Jonathan Rand returns for another year as the number 1 Short Play, and for the first time in over half a decade, the #1 spot has been dethroned by Broadway Licensing's version of Clue!

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Free Reads Special Edition: Staff Picks!

Playscripts is proud of our extensive catalogue that we are able to offer to customers. We receive a number of calls asking for recommendations for plays on the daily. We asked some of our staff to create a super-short list of some of OUR favorite plays, and we've made them available to read for FREE for the month of July. Enjoy, and let us know what your favorites are!

"I love a play that tackles a big, complex social idea with super-specific characters and sharp humor."
Ideation by Aaron Loeb
How to Overthrow Your ...
Play Online: Using Theatre in Virtual Classrooms

We know teaching remotely is a challenge: It is hard to keep students engaged when everything is virtual. Why not try spicing up your lessons with virtual theatre? It’s easy to do with plays that are available as Virtual Classroom Scripts. Virtual Classroom Scripts are delivered immediately after purchase as a PDF that can be emailed, uploaded to a course shell, or printed out, so that you can quickly get scripts into the hands of students. Theatre in the classroom has a variety of benefits, including supporting Common Core standards -- which call for teaching literacy in ...
Free Reads Special Edition
While learning environments are transitioning to online, we at Playscripts are committed to keeping theatre education alive. Whether you are looking for the perfect play to read as a class or the ideal monologue to add to your repertoire, Playscripts has compiled 20 titles to read completely for free.



The Monologue Show (From Hell) (full-length version) Don Zolidis
Fire Exit – Stacie Lents
Voices in Conflict – Bonnie Dickinson
I Don’t Want to Talk About It – Bradley Hayward
Declaration – ...
A Message from Playscripts; Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
To Our Valued Customers,

I’m writing to let you know we at Playscripts are here for you in this time of uncertainty. We know many of you are waiting to hear if your schools and venues will close and if your scheduled performances will go on. We are also all concerned about the lasting impact on our industry and lives. With so many things still unknown we can assure you that you should have no questions when it comes to working with us. You MAY postpone your production, you MAY cancel your production, we WILL be here every step of the way to ensure that you, your audiences ...
Approved Plays for Live Streaming

In response to theatres around the country looking for alternatives to cancelling their productions due to COVID-19, we have worked with our playwrights to approve a one-time, non-precedent setting approvals for live streaming our productions.

If you do not see your show title on this list, please contact our office. This list is growing by the day and we may still be able to accommodate your request.

TITLE      /    AUTHOR

10 Ways to Survive the End of the World
Don Zolidis

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Tess Barker is a Los Angeles-based writer and nationally touring comedian who has appeared at the Comedy Central Stage, Meltdown Comics, UCB, and at clubs and colleges throughout the country.She has written for TVLand’s “Throwing Shade,” TruTV’s “Billy on the Street,” and is regularly published on a number of outlets, including Vice, The Guardian, Vox, MTV News, Jezebel, and L.A Weekly, where her work has ranged from investigative pieces about wage inequity in professional cheerleading to profiles of icons like Charo and Betsey Jonson. She was one of the hosts of ...
Make it a Playscripts Holiday!
'Tis the season... to produce one of Playscripts holiday hits! Here's a list of both one-acts and full-lengths perfect for just about any audience!


1. A Wicked Christmas Carol by Bobby Keniston

110-120 Minutes
14f, 10m, 7 either

The Wicked Witch of the West wasn't always that way, and when a ghostly figure whisks her away on a journey through her past, present, and future, she may find a second chance on Christmas Eve. Can familiar faces help to melt the Witch's heart, or is she doomed to melt away ...
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