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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 ...
Full-Length Plays For Student Actors
After nearly a decade’s steady diet of university theater productions in which at least one actor if not dozens required aging via makeup and mounds of gray hairspray, I got it into my head to write a play where no such tricks were required––where young actors could play people their own age.  The result was Acts of God (now published by Playscripts, Inc.), in which a dozen high schoolers cope with the emotional detritus of an F-3 tornado strike.

My dislike of forcing young actors to “play age” has not diminished.  Since the advent of Acts, I have ...
   
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