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"Game of Tiaras" by Don Zolidis

Game of Tiaras (full-length)
Don Zolidis

Productions (236)
  • Comedy
  • 90 - 115 minutes
  • 9 f, 10 m, 15 either (22-37 actors possible: 7-25 f, 5-26 m)

When the aging king of a Magical Kingdom (England) decides to split his empire between his three daughters, Cinderella, Belle, and the Snow Queen (who in no way resembles a copyrighted character), terrible tragedy ensues. Terrible, hilarious tragedy... Read more

"Crazytown" by Jonathan Rand

Crazytown
Jonathan Rand

Productions (250)
  • Comedy
  • 60 - 80 minutes
  • 2 f, 2 m (4-71 actors possible: 2-64 f, 2-67 m)

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... Read more

"The Bullying Collection" by E. M. Bell, Jonathan Dorf, Sam Guzman, Alan Haehnel, et al.

The Bullying Collection
E. M. Bell

Productions (44)
  • Drama/Comedy
  • 100 - 105 minutes
  • 10 f, 5 m, 15 either (13-95 actors possible: 5-86 f, 5-67 m)

We asked ten talented playwrights to write a 10-minute play based on his or her unique take on bullying. The result is this collection. Designed to be flexible, the plays can be performed in any combination... Read more

"Is He Dead?" adapted by David Ives

Is He Dead?
David Ives

Productions (385)
  • Comedy
  • 105 - 120 minutes
  • 4 f, 7 m (11-16 actors possible: 4-6 f, 7-12 m)

Jean-Francois Millet, a young painter of genius, realizes that the only way he can pay his debts and keep his love from marrying his rival is to die, as it is only dead painters who achieve fame and fortune... Read more

"I Hate Shakespeare!" by Steph DeFerie

I Hate Shakespeare!
Steph DeFerie

Productions (400)
  • Comedy
  • 60 - 70 minutes
  • 3 f, 2 m (5-43 actors possible: 0-43 f, 0-43 m)

We hate Shakespeare! At least that's what the audience thinks until they get a rip-roaring rundown of Shakespeare's classics. With zombies, talking cows, and more... Read more

"The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon" by Don Zolidis

The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon (full-length)
Don Zolidis

Productions (933)
  • Comedy
  • 100 - 110 minutes
  • 1 f, 1 m, 3 either (5-43 actors possible: 1-41 f, 1-42 m)

The fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm are turned on their heads in this fast-paced, rollicking ride as two narrators and several actors attempt to combine all 209 stories... Read more

"subText" by Tyler Dwiggins

subText
Tyler Dwiggins

Productions (24)
  • Comedy
  • 80 - 90 minutes
  • 13 f, 7 m (5-20 actors possible: 3-13 f, 2-7 m)

Even though everybody on the planet is just a text away, getting your message across has never been more complicated. subText is a hilarious series of vignettes detailing the awkwardness of dating in the digital age... Read more

"The Election" by Don Zolidis

The Election
Don Zolidis

Productions (237)
  • Comedy
  • 85 - 95 minutes
  • 7 f, 7 m, 10 either (19-48 actors possible: 4-43 f, 5-44 m)

After an embattled student body president resigns in disgrace, Mark Davenport figures he will cruise to victory in the special election. After all, his only opponent is nerdy Christy Martin, who wants to eliminate football. But when a mysterious Super PAC gives her an unlimited budget, things start to get very ugly... Read more

"Around the World in 8 Plays" by Patrick Greene and Jason Pizzarello

Around the World in 8 Plays
Patrick Greene

Productions (104)
  • Comedy
  • 75 - 90 minutes
  • 10 f, 10 m, 10 either (10-80 actors possible: 3-40 f, 3-40 m)

Travel around the world and explore forgotten myths and unusual legends in eight fast-paced and hilarious tales! Always quirky, and sometimes bizarre, these eight tales are filled with magic, mystery, and morals... Read more

"Bad Auditions by Bad Actors" by Ian McWethy

Bad Auditions by Bad Actors (full-length)
Ian McWethy

Productions (51)
  • Comedy
  • 70 - 80 minutes
  • 12 f, 10 m, 2 either (4-24 actors possible: 2-22 f, 2-23 m)

Newbie director Carol has one day to find the leads for a community theater production of Romeo and Juliet. But what seems like a simple task proves impossible when the pool of auditioners includes extreme method actors, performers who just don't know how to channel their rage, and one woman who may or may not think she's a cat... Read more

"The Trials of Robin Hood" by Will Averill

The Trials of Robin Hood
Will Averill

Productions (81)
  • Comedy
  • 65 - 80 minutes
  • 14 f, 16 m, 20 either (16-56 actors possible: 8-28 f, 8-28 m)

Told from the perspectives of Robin, Maid Marian, and Prince John, this hilarious tale combines three different stories into one -- and with three different endings, leaves it up to the audience to decide which one is true... Read more

"The Greek Mythology Olympiaganza (full-length)" by Don Zolidis

The Greek Mythology Olympiaganza (full-length)
Don Zolidis

Productions (288)
  • Comedy
  • 100 - 120 minutes
  • 5 f, 5 m, 10 either (8-75 actors possible: 1-50 f, 1-50 m)

Two battling narrators attempt to cover the entirety of Greek mythology using audience participation, cross-dressing, and general theatrical insanity... Read more

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Check Please by Jonathan Rand

Check Please
Jonathan Rand

Productions (3599)
  • Comedy
  • 25 - 35 minutes
  • 7 f, 7 m (4-26 actors possible: 2-13 f, 2-13 m)

Dating can be hard. Especially when your date happens to be a raging kleptomaniac, or your grandmother's bridge partner, or a mime. Check Please follows a series of blind dinner dates that couldn't get any worse -- until they do... Read more

10 Ways to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse by Don Zolidis

10 Ways to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse
Don Zolidis

Productions (1152)
  • Comedy
  • 30 - 35 minutes
  • 5 f, 3 m, 2 either (8-24 actors possible: 5-13 f, 3-11 m)

It's the end of the world and hordes of rampaging zombies are about to kill you. What do you do? Read more

The Internet is Distract--OH LOOK A KITTEN! by Ian McWethy

The Internet is Distract--OH LOOK A KITTEN!
Ian McWethy

Productions (237)
  • Comedy
  • 30 - 35 minutes
  • 5 f, 3 m, 12 either (5-18 actors possible: 5-17 f, 3-15 m)

Micah only has twenty minutes to finish her paper on The Great Gatsby. She just needs to check a few facts on the internet first... Read more

How To Succeed in High School Without Really Trying by Jonathan Rand

How To Succeed in High School Without Really Trying
Jonathan Rand

Productions (770)
  • Comedy
  • 20 - 30 minutes
  • 30 either (7-230 actors possible: 1-225 f, 5-229 m)

Want to know the easiest way to make it through the grueling abyss known as high school? A group of student agents infiltrate an assembly to demonstrate their secret tips and tricks... Read more

"Bedtime Stories (As Told by Our Dad) (Who Messed Them Up)" by Ed Monk

Bedtime Stories (As Told by Our Dad) (Who Messed Them Up)
Ed Monk

Productions (98)
  • Comedy
  • 45 - 65 minutes
  • 6 f, 4 m, 16 either (12-31 actors possible: 6-27 f, 4-25 m)

It's Dad's turn to tell his three rambunctious kids their bedtime stories, but when he gets fuzzy on the details, the classics get creative... Read more

SUPERHEROES: With Great Power Comes Ordinary Responsibility by Ian McWethy

SUPERHEROES
Ian McWethy

Productions (252)
  • Comedy
  • 25 - 35 minutes
  • 12 f, 11 m, 10 either (5-33 actors possible: 1-23 f, 4-31 m)

SUPERHEROES is a funny, fast-paced series of vignettes that explores how the caped crusaders deal with life in street clothes... Read more

15 Reasons Not To Be in a Play by Alan Haehnel

15 Reasons Not To Be in a Play
Alan Haehnel

Productions (1087)
  • Comedy
  • 30 - 60 minutes
  • 14 f, 14 m, 12 either (15-67 actors possible: 5-65 f, 2-62 m)

This is a play about not being in a play, ironically expressed through a hilarious series of monologues, duets, and ensemble scenes... Read more

"The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon" by Don Zolidis

The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon (one-act)
Don Zolidis

Productions (1284)
  • Comedy
  • 35 - 50 minutes
  • 1 f, 1 m, 3 either (5-20 actors possible: 1-19 f, 1-19 m)

Two narrators attempt to recreate all 209 of the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm in a wild, fast-paced extravaganza. To make it more difficult, they attempt to combine them into one gigantic fable... Read more

"The Seussification of Romeo and Juliet" by Peter Bloedel

The Seussification of Romeo and Juliet
Peter Bloedel

Productions (1376)
  • Comedy
  • 35 - 50 minutes
  • 6 f, 6 m, 12 either (12-24 actors possible: 3-21 f, 3-21 m)

A whimsical reinvention of Shakespeare's tragic love story, complete with rhymed couplets, creative wordplay, and fantastical machines -- similar to something Dr. Seuss might have come up with if he ever had his way with the script... Read more

"The Customer Is Always Wrong" by Ian McWethy

The Customer Is Always Wrong
Ian McWethy

Productions (43)
  • Comedy
  • 25 - 45 minutes
  • 8 f, 6 m, 4 either (6-27 actors possible: 0-27 f, 0-27 m)

Ah, the working world is full of valuable lessons. Commitment! Responsibility! Total humiliation! When four teenagers start their very first jobs, it doesn't seem like rocket science to babysit, wait tables, pass out flyers, or work at a movie theater, but it's not long before they find out that in the minimum-wage world, the customer is king...a brutal, ruthless king... Read more

"Dystopia! The Hungry Maze Game of Divergent Death" by Don Zolidis

Dystopia! The Hungry Maze Game of Divergent Death
Don Zolidis

Productions (127)
  • Comedy
  • 40 - 45 minutes
  • 17 either (17-30 actors possible: 0-30 f, 0-30 m)

Trapped against their will in a dystopian future, a group of teens must battle against emotionally sensitive guards, limited budgets, and the trigger-happy Gamemaster to be proclaimed the winner... Read more

10 Reasons You Should Have Stayed Home Sick Today by E. M. Bell

10 Reasons You Should Have Stayed Home Sick Today
E. M. Bell

Productions (99)
  • Comedy
  • 20 - 25 minutes
  • 10 either (5-20 actors possible: 0-20 f, 0-20 m)

Nostalgic for your high school days? Then you haven't been there lately. Take a tour of high school's everyday horrors, from the dreaded surprise test to the battle for a bus seat... Read more

"Orange Is the New Glass" by Tyler Dwiggins

Orange Is the New Glass
Tyler Dwiggins

Productions (2)
  • Comedy
  • 40 - 50 minutes
  • 9 f, 4 m, 5 either (13-18 actors possible: 8-17 f, 1-10 m)

In a fairy-tale kingdom obsessed with pop culture and social media, fairy godmothers are lawyers and the Three Little Pig-arazzi chase celebrities. But when Cinderella leaves her self-absorbed prince and winds up in jail with an unlikely girl squad, she doesn't just cause a sensation--she starts a revolution... Read more

"An Undisclosed Location" by Ed Monk

An Undisclosed Location
Ed Monk

Productions (1)
  • Drama
  • 30 - 35 minutes
  • 1 f, 3 m, 2 either (6 actors possible: 1-3 f, 3-5 m)

Before everything went so terribly wrong, Dr. Hale's team of scientists was trying to help people. Now, John Bonner is the only one who can try to make the world understand--because he's the only one left alive... Read more

"A Seussified Pride and Prejudice" by Peter Bloedel

A Seussified Pride and Prejudice (full-length version)
Peter Bloedel

Productions (2)
  • Comedy
  • 80 - 100 minutes
  • 8 f, 6 m, 4 either (8-32 actors possible: 5-16 f, 3-16 m)

The greatest romance in all of English literature gets a wacky, rhyming makeover. This whimsical retelling is something Dr. Seuss might come up with if he had his way with the time-tested Jane Austen classic. (A one-act version of this play is also available.) Read more

"Digging Up the Boys" by Laura Lundgren Smith

Digging Up the Boys
Laura Lundgren Smith

Productions (19)
  • Drama
  • 40 - 45 minutes
  • 3 f, 4 m, 1 either (8 actors possible: 3-4 f, 4-5 m)

The mine where Floyd, Paul, and Jack work is old, nearly picked clean and about to be closed, when part of it collapses, trapping them. The women left above race to the foreman, only to receive the company line: Go home and pray. We'll handle it... Read more

"Like You Like It" by Daniel S. Acquisto book and lyrics by Sammy Buck

Like You Like It
Daniel S. Acquisto

Productions (26)
  • Musical Comedy
  • 120 - 130 minutes
  • 5 f, 4 m, 4 either (11-50 actors possible: 5-50 f, 4-50 m)

All the world's a mall in this totally awesome musical mashup of Shakespeare and John Hughes. Filled with memorable '80s-inspired tunes, a hip sense of humor, and heart, it all works out like you like it if you take the biggest risk of all: being yourself... Read more

Abominable
Michael T. Hesford

Productions (2)
  • Drama
  • 40 - 55 minutes
  • 5 f, 5 m, 1 either (10-11 actors possible: 5-6 f, 5-6 m)

When a ferocious blizzard hits a Midwestern town without warning, a young teacher and her students are left trapped in a one-room schoolhouse. This heartrending drama based on the events of the 1888 "Children's Blizzard." Read more

"The Princess Capers" by Taryn Temple

The Princess Capers
Taryn Temple

Productions (4)
  • Comedy
  • 80 - 105 minutes
  • 6 f, 6 m, 33 either (18-55 actors possible: 6-55 f, 0-49 m)

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... Read more

"Kissed the Girls and Made Them Cry" by Arlene Hutton

Kissed the Girls and Made Them Cry
Arlene Hutton

Productions (5)
  • Drama
  • 50 - 70 minutes
  • 4 f, 5 m, 1 either (10-20 actors possible: 4-12 f, 5-8 m)

When the president of student council throws a house party and photos are posted online, a group of friends get caught up in a series of shifting events that forces them to question what really happened... Read more

"Sally Cotter and the Quest We Follow" by Dean O'Carroll

Sally Cotter and the Quest We Follow
Dean O'Carroll

Productions (1)
  • Parody
  • 70 - 90 minutes
  • 15 f, 15 m, 10 either (19-50 actors possible: 12-30 f, 7-30 m)

Sally has just bought a copy of the final book in her favorite series of novels. But if she finishes reading it, will the magic all be . . . over? As she sleeps on it, Sally once again dreams she's a student at Frogbull Academy of Sorcery... Read more

"The Shape of the Grave" by Laura Lundgren Smith

The Shape of the Grave
Laura Lundgren Smith

Productions (34)
  • Drama
  • 35 - 40 minutes
  • 4 f, 3 m, 8 either (9-30 actors possible: 4-15 f, 2-15 m)

The Troubles raging through Northern Ireland cost sixteen-year-old Colleen half her family, and she sees only one way to give her loss meaning: join the bloody fight for Irish independence from Britain. It seems so simple, but... Read more

"Mythical Creatures and How to Approach Them" by Travis Greisler

Mythical Creatures and How to Approach Them
Travis Greisler

Productions (2)
  • Comedy
  • 40 - 45 minutes
  • 6 f, 5 m, 2 either (7-13 actors possible: 4-8 f, 3-7 m)

If you go to a magical school, you learn to expect the unexpected--but when young students Peter and Harmony go abroad to study mythical creatures with Professor Sal A. Manderfin, they discover a whole new level of unpredictable... Read more

"Dark Road" by Laura Lundgren Smith

Dark Road
Laura Lundgren Smith

Productions (75)
  • Drama
  • 40 - 45 minutes
  • 8 f, 3 m, 1 either (9-26 actors possible: 9-20 f, 0-6 m)

When Greta, a young girl living in Nazi Germany, reads that the nearby women's concentration camp is hiring guards, she sees it as a chance to find her place in the world and provide for her sister Lise. But soon she learns the reality of her duties... Read more

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"Peter/Wendy" by Jeremy Bloom

Peter/Wendy
Jeremy Bloom

Productions (121)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 65 - 75 minutes
  • 3 f, 2 m, 2 either (7-30 actors possible: 3-30 f, 2-30 m)

In this lyrical, atmospheric interpretation of Peter Pan, Jeremy Bloom strips the familiar story down to its emotional essence. A low-tech, inventive adaptation that pays homage to the darker themes of J. M. Barrie's original, Peter/Wendy will mesmerize audiences of all ages... Read more

"What I Want to Say But Never Will" by Alan Haehnel

What I Want to Say But Never Will
Alan Haehnel

Productions (85)
  • Drama
  • 80 - 90 minutes
  • 20 either (5-76 actors possible: 0-76 f, 0-76 m)

If you could say anything you wanted, without any consequences or judgment, just what would you say? Based on student responses from around the country, What I Want to Say But Never Will explores this simple but intimate question... Read more

"Anon(ymous)" by Naomi Iizuka

Anon(ymous)
Naomi Iizuka

Productions (206)
  • Drama
  • 90 minutes
  • 6 f, 5 m (11-35 actors possible: 6-20 f, 5-15 m)

in this entrancing adaptation of Homer's Odyssey, Anon, a young refugee separated from his mother, journeys through the United States, encountering a wide variety of people... Read more

"A Voice in the Dark: A Salem Story" by Elizabeth Downing

A Voice in the Dark: A Salem Story
Elizabeth Downing

Productions (20)
  • Historical Drama
  • 70 - 85 minutes
  • 7 f, 3 m, 5 either (13-18 actors possible: 7-15 f, 3-8 m)

Told through the eyes of a teenager, A Voice in the Dark: A Salem Story is a thrilling and poignant tale from one of the darkest eras in American history... Read more

"And a Child Shall Lead" by Michael Slade

And a Child Shall Lead
Michael Slade

Productions (175)
  • Drama
  • 90 - 100 minutes
  • 4 f, 4 m (8-30 actors possible: 4-15 f, 4-15 m)

This is the heroic and true story of children coming of age in Terezin, the "Jewish city" established by the Nazis near Prague as a way station before the death camps. In the face of unspeakable horror, these children use their determination and creativity to build lives filled with hope and beauty... Read more

"Good Kids" by Naomi Iizuka

Good Kids
Naomi Iizuka

Productions (59)
  • Drama
  • 80 - 85 minutes
  • 8 f, 4 m

Something happened to Chloe after that party last Saturday night. Something she says she can't remember. Something everybody is talking about... Read more

"A Spare Me" by A. Rey Pamatmat

A Spare Me
A. Rey Pamatmat

Productions (13)
  • Drama
  • 100 - 110 minutes
  • 10 f, 6 m, 1 either (16-17 actors possible: 5-11 f, 3-7 m)

With Earth's resources and population dwindling, humanity puts everything it has left into one final generation of children. They are selected for their genius and furnished with everything they could require -- including genetically-engineered spare life forms that will ensure no child's existence is ended by something as trivial as death... Read more

"Including Shooter" by Nicholas C. Pappas

Including Shooter
Nicholas C. Pappas

Productions (3)
  • Drama
  • 85 - 90 minutes
  • 5 f, 11 m (9-27 actors possible: 5-9 f, 4-18 m)

How do you talk about something unthinkable? Including Shooter offers a way to begin by exploring the context of a fictional shooting in three sections... Read more

"The Spoon River Project" adapted by Tom Andolora

The Spoon River Project
Tom Andolora

Productions (44)
  • Play with Music
  • 85 - 95 minutes
  • 5 f, 6 m (10-18 actors possible: 5-10 f, 5-10 m)

In this beautifully haunting play based on Edgar Lee Masters' Spoon River Anthology, the former residents of Spoon River examine life and the longing for what might have been. As the citizens reflect on the dreams, secrets, and regrets of their lives, they paint a gritty and honest portrait of the town as all of their pasts are illuminated... Read more

"Acts of God" by Mark Rigney

Acts of God
Mark Rigney

Productions (51)
  • Drama
  • 80 - 100 minutes
  • 7 f, 5 m

A storm-tossed swirl of a play, Acts of God tracks twelve high-school students through the year following a devastating tornado strike... Read more

"An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe" adapted by Robert Mason

An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe
Robert Mason

Productions (87)
  • Drama
  • 70 - 85 minutes
  • 4 f, 8 m, 2 either (12-52 actors possible: 4-16 f, 8-43 m)

Enter the wonderfully creepy world of Edgar Allan Poe with six faithful adaptations of some of his most haunting works... Read more

"The Lost Boy" by Ronald Gabriel Paolillo

The Lost Boy
Ronald Gabriel Paolillo

Productions (59)
  • Drama
  • 110 - 120 minutes
  • 3 f, 4 m (7-18 actors possible: 3-10 f, 4-8 m)

This fictionalized account of the creation of Peter Pan will warm the hearts of audiences everywhere who remember the magic and mystery of The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up... Read more

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"Dark Road" by Laura Lundgren Smith

Dark Road
Laura Lundgren Smith

Productions (75)
  • Drama
  • 40 - 45 minutes
  • 8 f, 3 m, 1 either (9-26 actors possible: 9-20 f, 0-6 m)

When Greta, a young girl living in Nazi Germany, reads that the nearby women's concentration camp is hiring guards, she sees it as a chance to find her place in the world and provide for her sister Lise. But soon she learns the reality of her duties... Read more

"And" by Alan Haehnel

And
Alan Haehnel

Productions (142)
  • Drama
  • 30 - 40 minutes
  • 10 f, 4 m (12-17 actors possible: 5-12 f, 2-10 m)

Aaron has something big on his mind, and he's having trouble getting it off his chest. He grapples with the fact that billions of different moments are happening simultaneously -- the comic next to the tragic, the life-changing next to the mundane... Read more

"Selfie" by Bradley Hayward

Selfie
Bradley Hayward

Productions (324)
  • Dramedy
  • 30 - 35 minutes
  • 3 f, 1 m, 4 either (8-16 actors possible: 3-14 f, 1-10 m)

It's senior year and problems are mounting for a group of high school students as they prepare for the future. Facing bullies, parents, pressure, sickness, and their own self-judgment, the characters search for ways to stand out... Read more

"Booby Trap" by Ed Monk

Booby Trap
Ed Monk

Productions (443)
  • Drama
  • 30 - 35 minutes
  • 6 f, 5 m, 6 either (11-17 actors possible: 5-12 f, 5-12 m)

In the near future, an American soldier sits in a combat zone, trapped by a land mine. As he waits to see what will happen to him, scenes from his past, present, and future unfold around him... Read more

"I Don't Want to Talk About It" by Bradley Hayward

I Don't Want to Talk About It
Bradley Hayward

Productions (191)
  • Dramedy
  • 30 - 45 minutes
  • 5 either (5-32 actors possible: 0-32 f, 0-32 m)

Being a teenager is hard, and nobody wants to talk about it. Confronting the daily challenges of growing up, this series of monologues and scenes offers a look at a multitude of issue... Read more

"Oz" by Don Zolidis

Oz
Don Zolidis

Productions (232)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 40 - 50 minutes
  • 4 f, 4 m, 4 either (8-16 actors possible: 4-8 f, 4-8 m)

Reeling from her sister's death, Beth suddenly finds herself journeying through a world suspiciously resembling the film The Wizard of Oz... Read more

"At The Bottom of Lake Missoula" by Ed Monk

At The Bottom of Lake Missoula
Ed Monk

Productions (148)
  • Drama
  • 32 - 34 minutes
  • 3 f, 3 m, 12 either (13-32 actors possible: 2-16 f, 2-16 m)

After losing her entire family in a fatal tornado, Pam, a college sophomore, must embark on an unimaginable journey as she copes with her loss... Read more

"All I Really Need to Know I Learned From Being a Zombie" by Jason Pizzarello

All I Really Need to Know I Learned From Being a Zombie
Jason Pizzarello

Productions (134)
  • Dramedy
  • 35 - 50 minutes
  • 2 f, 2 m, 14 either (5-45 actors possible: 0-45 f, 0-45 m)

In today's chaotic, challenging world, we often don't know where to turn for help. Little did we know that life's most valuable lessons lie within the undead... Read more

"War at Home" by Nicole Quinn and Nina Shengold

War at Home
Nicole Quinn

Productions (164)
  • Ensemble drama
  • 40 - 50 minutes
  • 4 f, 4 m, 13 either (16-30 actors possible: 4-26 f, 4-26 m)

A group of students in a New York State high school 100 miles north of Ground Zero responds to the events of September 11th, 2001... Read more

"Property Rites" by Alan Haehnel

Property Rites
Alan Haehnel

Productions (532)
  • Drama
  • 40 - 55 minutes
  • 4 f, 4 m, 13 either (12-30 actors possible: 2-30 f, 2-30 m)

Kyle Macmanus has invested millions in a high-tech work of art -- fifteen human-figure sculptures programmed to perform thousands of movements, monologues, dialogues, and more. But just when Kyle is about to sell the sculpture, it malfunctions... Read more

"937" by Don Zolidis

937
Don Zolidis

Productions (29)
  • Historical drama
  • 35 - 45 minutes
  • 7 f, 8 m, 12 either (15-32 actors possible: 7-20 f, 8-20 m)

May, 1939. Captain Gustav Schroeder pilots the SS St. Louis, a luxury ocean liner, away from its home port in Hamburg, Germany... Read more

"Governing Alice" by C. Denby Swanson

Governing Alice
C. Denby Swanson

Productions (176)
  • Dramedy
  • 25 - 35 minutes
  • 3 f, 4 m, 6 either (10-13 actors possible: 2-11 f, 2-11 m)

In this modern adaptation of the Greek classic Antigone, a rebellious high school student named Alice must respond to the sudden and shattering death of her older brother, the class valedictorian... Read more

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Emma! A Pop Musical by Eric Price

Emma!
Eric Price

Productions (112)
  • Musical Comedy
  • 85 - 95 minutes
  • 9 f, 5 m, 6 either (20-50 actors possible: 9-25 f, 5-25 m)

Based on Jane Austen's classic novel, this sparkling new musical features the hit songs of legendary girl groups and iconic female singers from The Supremes to Katy Perry... Read more

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  • 100 - 110 minutes
  • 12 f, 7 m, 10 either (19-50 actors possible: 12-30 f, 7-20 m)

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Jahnna Beecham & Malcom Hillgartner

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  • 65 - 85 minutes
  • 10 f, 9 m (19-40 actors possible: 10-20 f, 9-20 m)

In this buoyant musical adaptation of the funny and touching holiday classic, the Herdmans are the worst kids in the history of the world--so when they crash Sunday school and demand parts in the Christmas pageant, the whole town panics... Read more

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  • 120 - 130 minutes
  • 5 f, 4 m, 4 either (11-50 actors possible: 5-50 f, 4-50 m)

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Robert Kauzlaric

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  • 50 - 60 minutes
  • 4 f, 1 m, 6 either (5-11 actors possible: 4-7 f, 1-7 m)

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Sam Willmott

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  • 80 - 90 minutes
  • 4 f, 5 m (9-15 actors possible: 4-7 f, 5-8 m)

The dreaded high school tradition of standardized testing gets the musical treatment in this hilarious and touching story of eight compulsive teenagers... Read more

Frankenstein, A New Musical music by Mark Baron, original story adaptation by Gary P. Cohen, book and lyrics by Jeffrey Jackson

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Mark Baron

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  • 120 - 135 minutes
  • 4 f, 7 m, 3 either (9-35 actors possible: 4-16 f, 5-19 m)

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Homework Eats Dog: The Musical
Robert Gattie

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  • 90 - 100 minutes
  • 10 f, 5 m, 13 either (16-50 actors possible: 10-50 f, 4-50 m)

For science teacher Douglas Kobekeanski, there's nothing more delicious than the "Hour of Desperation," that magical time before his immensely important, grade-devastating assignment is due... Read more

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David Kisor

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  • Musical Comedy
  • 85 - 105 minutes
  • 6 f, 4 m, 1 either (11-40 actors possible: 6-20 f, 4-20 m)

Action, comedy, romance, rock 'n roll, and a little bit of opera spice up the story of Sleeping Beauty in this magical, musical twist on the fairy tale classic... Read more

"Love at First Bite" by Jodi Picoult book and additional music by Jake van Leer music by Ellen Wilber

Love at First Bite
Jodi Picoult

Productions (5)
  • Musical Comedy
  • 90 - 95 minutes
  • 17 f, 11 m, 7 either (35-48 actors possible: 17-27 f, 11-21 m)

A new school and a new girlfriend: things are looking good for teen vampire Drake. Except, of course, that his sweetheart's mom is not only the school principal -- she's also a vampire hunter... Read more

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  • 8 f, 6 m (13-40 actors possible: 8-20 f, 5-20 m)

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  • 100 - 110 minutes
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Robert Mason

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  • 70 - 85 minutes
  • 4 f, 8 m, 2 either (12-52 actors possible: 4-16 f, 8-43 m)

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  • 120 - 130 minutes
  • 8 f, 3 m (11-13 actors possible: 8-10 f, exactly 3 m)

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Jason Pizzarello

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  • 30 - 40 minutes
  • 3 f, 2 m, 2 either (7 actors possible: 3-5 f, 2-4 m)

In this one-act adaptation of Oscar Wilde's beloved romantic comedy, the stakes are even higher and the deadlines even tighter for poor Jack Worthing, whose alter ego "Ernest" comes back to haunt him in the form of his rakish friend Algernon Montcrieff, who adopts the false identity to woo Jack's ward Cecily... Read more

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  • 45 - 55 minutes
  • 10 f, 5 m (9-23 actors possible: 6-14 f, 3-9 m)

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Timothy Mason

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  • 75 - 105 minutes
  • 6 f, 8 m, 6 either (14-40 actors possible: 6-20 f, 8-20 m)

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  • 75 - 90 minutes
  • 2 f, 3 m (5-41 actors possible: 2-18 f, 3-23 m)

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  • 70 - 90 minutes
  • 12 f, 2 m (12-40 actors possible: 10-30 f, 2-10 m)

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Linda Alper

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  • 165 - 170 minutes
  • 7 f, 17 m (14-40 actors possible: 4-15 f, 10-25 m)

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  • 100 - 110 minutes
  • 7 f, 7 m (12-14 actors possible: 5-7 f, exactly 7 m)

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  • 30 - 40 minutes
  • 5 f, 6 m, 12 either (8-33 actors possible: 3-28 f, 3-26 m)

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  • 65 - 85 minutes
  • 6 f, 11 m, 22 either (11-39 actors possible: 5-28 f, 6-33 m)

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  • 45 - 55 minutes
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Don Zolidis

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  • 30 - 40 minutes
  • 8 f, 9 m, 4 either (12-30 actors possible: 6-20 f, 6-20 m)

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  • 75 - 90 minutes
  • 2 f, 3 m (5-25 actors possible: 1-10 f, 1-15 m)

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  • 40 - 50 minutes
  • 9 f, 10 m, 5 either (7-24 actors possible: 4-14 f, 3-10 m)

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  • 100 - 120 minutes
  • 7 f, 8 m, 3 either (12-20 actors possible: 5-10 f, 7-10 m)

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  • 4 f, 4 m, 1 either (6-16 actors possible: 3-8 f, 3-8 m)

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  • 50 - 60 minutes
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  • 90 - 110 minutes
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