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A Company of Players
Ed Monk
A struggling theatre company catches a big break when they're invited to perform at the royal court. The bad news is, it's Prince Hamlet's castle, and he wants them to perform a weird new play he wrote himself. At the end of the day, the show must go on...
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Comedy
25 - 35 minutes
3 f, 6 m, 2 either (8-11 actors possible: 3-6 f, 5-8 m)
Wilde Tales
Jeremy Bloom
Come through the garden gate to a world where swallows, statues, and fireworks speak with all the wit of Oscar Wilde. Five stories of love and loss from Wilde's collection of stories for young people are woven together with Wilde's later verse and clever puppetry in this innovative theatrical vision...
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Adaptation
70 - 90 minutes
8 either (8-40 actors possible: 0-40 f, 0-40 m)
The Princess Capers
Taryn Temple
When happily ever after isn't all it's cracked up to be, what's a princess to do? Bored of their fairy-tale lives, Cindy, Snow, Beauty, Briar Rose, and Florine embark on an adventure to save the kingdom from rap-obsessed supervillain Delusia, whose dancing minions are stealing the youth of all the children in the land...
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Comedy
80 - 105 minutes
6 f, 6 m, 33 either (18-55 actors possible: 6-55 f, 0-49 m)
Connected
Lia Romeo
n a world where we're all constantly connected via the internet, why do so many people still feel alone? A funny, heartbreakingly real look at love and friendship in the age of social media...
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Comedy/Drama
80 - 95 minutes
4 f, 4 m (6-23 actors possible: 3-12 f, 3-11 m)
OMG (Opposite Machine Gadget)
Christa Crewdson
Friendships can change fast in middle school, but what if you had the power to change them back? When Casey's friend Lisa decides to start eighth grade by hanging out with the popular kids, Casey uses her smarts as an inventor to build the "Opposite Machine Gadget," which changes things to their opposite...
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Comedy
30 - 40 minutes
10 f, 10 m, 10 either (11-40 actors possible: 5-20 f, 6-20 m)
The Tangibles
India Kotis
It's Saturday night in New York City. High school is almost over, and Raina's throwing a post-breakup pity party. But when her friends arrive, they bring along problems of their own, and the night soon becomes a disappointment free-for-all...
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Comedy/Drama
60 - 80 minutes
5 f, 2 m
Animated Conversations
Alan Haehnel
Sure, you've tried to convince your car to start and made excuses to the pile of laundry on your floor, but they've never talked back--until now. From a stick of deodorant determined to play wingman to a snowstorm who won't negotiate its schedule, these animate objects go head to head with humans in twenty-nine hilarious scenes you can mix and match...
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Comedy
70 - 90 minutes
15 f, 20 m, 25 either (6-62 actors possible: 3-40 f, 3-45 m)
Blackademics
Idris Goodwin
There's something strange about the trendy new restaurant in town. When Ann and Rachelle meet there for dinner, there's already tension in the friendship they've built on their common experience navigating academia as black women. A sharp, surreal satire about who gets a place at the table...
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Comedy
55 - 65 minutes
3 f
Guess Who's Coming To Dinner
Todd Kreidler
A progressive white couple's proud liberal sensibilities are put to the test when their daughter brings her black fiance home to meet them in this fresh and relevant stage adaptation of the iconic film Guess Who's Coming to Dinner...
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Comedy/Drama
110 - 120 minutes
5 f, 4 m
Hype Hero (King Patch)
Dominic Taylor
In the not-too-distant future, in an urban center in America, welfare has been privatized. Society is divided into those who must wear the patches of corporations, and the elite celebrities and politicians who keep their autonomy...
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Comedy/Drama
90 - 100 minutes
5 f, 5 m
Two Point Oh
Jeffrey Jackson
Elliot Leeds is dead -- or is he? A pioneering software mogul, Leeds makes headlines one last time when his private jet plunges into the Pacific. Months later, his grief-paralyzed widow Melanie discovers Elliot's greatest creation: a virtual-reality simulation of himself that he masterminded before his demise...
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Comedy/Drama
100 - 120 minutes
2 f, 3 m
What She Can't Tell
Jon Jory
Lani Sutherland has a secret, and all she knows is that she has to keep it, no matter what. So she packs her suitcase, leaves her worried roommate Shauna behind, and moves into a strange boarding house to hide...
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Comedy/Drama
25 - 35 minutes
3 f, 1 m, 2 either (6 actors possible: 3-5 f, 1-3 m)
As Long As We Both Shall Live
Sean Grennan
Quirky genius Addison Ashe has finally met a man who can keep up with her -- the wealthy and charming Jamie Wilcox. But marrying Jamie means wrangling with his disapproving mother, as well as her favorite over-the-top wedding planner, Raul...
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Comedic Murder Mystery
100 - 110 minutes
2 f, 3 m (5-8 actors possible: exactly 2 f, 3-6 m)
Toil and Trouble
Lauren Gunderson
Underemployed friends Adam, Matt and Beth are desperate to beat the recession any way they can--like combining forces to take over a small island in South America. But when a fortune cookie tells Matt that he will rule and Beth gets a little too handy with a dagger, plans go awry...
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Black Comedy
80 - 90 minutes
1 f, 2 m
Elvis Has Left the Building
V. Cate and 1 other
It's December 20th, 1970, and Elvis Presley has disappeared. No one, not even his wily manager, "The Colonel", knows of his whereabouts. But the Colonel is all shook up because he has racked up a secret debt -- and with the King himself missing, the only way to pay it off is to find an Elvis impersonator within 24 hours...
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Comedy
90 - 100 minutes
2 f, 3 m
Play Dates
Sam Wolfson
Love is hard at any age. In Kindergarten, five-year old Sam falls for Stacey, a tough Girl Scout who wants to be a cowboy when she grows up -- just like he does. But Stacey eventually breaks Sam's heart, and instead of growing up to ride the range, he becomes a jaded radio show host...
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Comedy
85 - 95 minutes
2 f, 2 m (4-11 actors possible: 2-6 f, 2-8 m)
Nothing is the End of the World (except for the end of the world)
Bekah Brunstetter
In the near-distant future, an NYC charter school becomes the first to welcome artificially intelligent students. When a reality show swoops in to capture this social experiment on camera, the priorities and moralities of the student body are turned inside-out...
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Comedy / Drama
95 - 105 minutes
5 f, 3 m, 1 either (9 actors possible: 5-6 f, 3-4 m)
The Trials of Robin Hood
Will Averill
Robin Hood: lusty hero, hopeless lover, or evil criminal? Upon his return from the Crusades, King Richard is forced to try and figure out what happened in his kingdom during his absence. Is the outlaw Robin Hood a hero, a lovelorn sap, or just plain mean...
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Comedy
65 - 80 minutes
14 f, 16 m, 20 either (16-56 actors possible: 8-28 f, 8-28 m)
Crazytown
Jonathan Rand
Crazytown is a low-tech evening of comedy designed to be performed by a cast of four, but expandable to over 70 actors. Take a tour of the most messed up town in America, from the police interrogation room where the nicest guy in town is issued a strange ultimatum, to the elementary school for a heated political debate on critical issues like tater tots...
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Comedy
60 - 80 minutes
2 f, 2 m (4-71 actors possible: 2-64 f, 2-67 m)
So You Wanna Be a Cheerleader
M. G. Davidson
When cheerleading captain Britney and her three squad members Britnee, Brittani, and, uh, Kevin...realize they have to find a fifth squad member to be eligible to compete at Nationals, they decide to hold tryouts to see who in their school is up to the challenge...
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Comedy
30 - 40 minutes
6 f, 2 m, 10 either (6-18 actors possible: 3-17 f, 1-14 m)