The Great Gatsby: A Live Radio Play

The Great Gatsby: A Live Radio Play
Joe Landry

Productions (7)
  • Radio Play
  • 75 - 90 minutes
  • 2 f, 4 m (6-25 actors possible: 2-9 f, 4-16 m)

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#ENOUGH: Plays to End Gun Violence

#ENOUGH
Adelaide Fisher

Productions (0)
  • Drama
  • 90 - 100 minutes
  • 9 f, 7 m, 6 either (7-30 actors possible: 4-20 f, 3-16 m)

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Power Line: The Story of Me, Mario, and Your Mom by Don Zolidis

Power Line
Don Zolidis

Productions (14)
  • Romantic comedy
  • 45 - 55 minutes
  • 4 f, 4 m, 4 either (6-20 actors possible: 0-20 f, 0-20 m)

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The Alibis by Tyler Dwiggins, Jonathan Dorf, Kathryn Funkhouser, Patrick Greene, Mora V. Harris, Jason Pizzarello, Ian McWethy, Carrie McCrossen

The Alibis
Jonathan Dorf

Productions (126)
  • Murder-Mystery Comedy
  • 110 - 130 minutes
  • 3 f, 2 m, 10 either (10-55 actors possible: 3-53 f, 2-52 m)

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Careless People: A Great Gatsby by Kathryn Funkhouser

Careless People: A Great Gatsby
Kathryn Funkhouser

Productions (0)
  • Drama
  • 100 - 120 minutes
  • 3 f, 4 m (7-40 actors possible: 3-36 f, 4-37 m)

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The Wild Bunch Women Nelly E. Cuellar Garcia

The Wild Bunch Women: A Memory Play
Nelly E. Cuellar-Garcia

Productions (13)
  • Drama
  • 25 - 35 minutes
  • 15 f, 2 m (13-25 actors possible: 11-15 f, 2-10 m)

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We Are The Sea by Laura Lundgren Smith

We Are The Sea
Laura Lundgren Smith

Productions (56)
  • Drama
  • 30 - 40 minutes
  • 3 f, 2 m, 7 either (12-30 actors possible: 3-28 f, 2-27 m)

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Bethel Park Falls by Jason Pizzarello

Bethel Park Falls
Jason Pizzarello

Productions (19)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 80 - 90 minutes
  • 2 f, 2 m, 1 either (5-17 actors possible: 2-15 f, 2-15 m)

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Radio Plays

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The 39 Steps: A Live Radio Play

The 39 Steps: A Live Radio Play
Joe Landry

Productions (330)
  • Mystery/Thriller
  • 40 - 50 minutes
  • 2 f, 3 m (2-20 actors possible: 1-5 f, 1-15 m)

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The Edgar Allan Poe Afterlife Radio Show by Patrick Greene & Jason Pizzarello

The Edgar Allan Poe Afterlife Radio Show
Patrick Greene

Productions (29)
  • Radio Play
  • 60 - 70 minutes
  • 3 f, 3 m (5-20 actors possible: 2-17 f, 3-18 m)

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The War of the Worlds: The 1938 Radio Script

The War of the Worlds: The 1938 Radio Script
Howard E. Koch

Productions (406)
  • Science Fiction Drama
  • 60 - 65 minutes
  • 5 m, 6 either (4-22 actors possible: 0-9 f, 4-22 m)

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Mircalla

Mircalla
Mora V. Harris

Productions (2)
  • Comedy
  • 65 - 75 minutes
  • 5 f, 3 m (5-8 actors possible: 3-5 f, 2-3 m)

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The Radio Play Disaster by Don Zolidis

The Radio Play Disaster
Don Zolidis

Productions (74)
  • Comedy
  • 30 - 40 minutes
  • 5 f, 5 m, 3 either (13-20 actors possible: 5-15 f, 5-15 m)

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Do You Read Me? - A Stay-At-Home Play by Kathryn Funkhouser

Do You Read Me? - A Stay-At-Home Play
Kathryn Funkhouser

Productions (70)
  • Comedy
  • 25 - 35 minutes
  • 9 either (4-14 actors possible: 0-14 f, 0-14 m)

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Help Desk: A Stay-At-Home Play by Don Zolidis

Help Desk: A Stay-At-Home Play
Don Zolidis

Productions (360)
  • Comedy
  • 30 - 40 minutes
  • 4 either (4-30 actors possible: 4-30 f, 4-30 m)

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Brief Interviews with Internet Cats: A Stay-At-Home Play by Patrick Greene

Brief Interviews with Internet Cats: A Stay-At-Home Play
Patrick Greene

Productions (38)
  • 30 - 40 minutes
  • 6 either (4-22 actors possible: 1-22 f, 1-22 m)

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4 A.M. - Stay-At-Home Edition by Jon Dorf

4 A.M. - Stay-At-Home Edition
Jonathan Dorf

Productions (26)
  • Dramedy
  • 30 - 35 minutes
  • 3 f, 3 m, 10 either (6-30 actors possible: 3-27 f, 3-27 m)

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Student Council v. Andi Johnson: A Stay-At-Home Play by Daniel Glenn

Student Council v. Andi Johnson: A Stay-At-Home Play
Daniel Glenn

Productions (14)
  • Comedy
  • 25 - 30 minutes
  • 6 either (6 actors possible: 0-6 f, 0-6 m)

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Ghost House: A Stay-At-Home Play by Rachel Bublitz

Ghost House: A Stay-At-Home Play
Rachel Bublitz

Productions (11)
  • Comedy
  • 30 - 40 minutes
  • 10 either (4-10 actors possible: 0-10 f, 0-10 m)

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Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play by Joe Landry

Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play
Joe Landry

Productions (412)
  • Suspense
  • 100 - 120 minutes
  • 2 f, 3 m (2-30 actors possible: 1-10 f, 1-20 m)

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Full-Length Comedies

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Back to the 80s

Back to the 80s
Dean O'Carroll

Productions (53)
  • Parody
  • 60 - 70 minutes
  • 15 f, 7 m (11-116 actors possible: 5-99 f, 1-111 m)

When modern teen Mary Fitzfry gets sent back in time by an eccentric professor, she finds herself in the middle of a totally tubular cavalcade of 80s pop culture Read more

The Internet is Distract--OH LOOK A KITTEN! (full-length)

The Internet is Distract--OH LOOK A KITTEN! (full-length)
Ian McWethy

Productions (86)
  • Comedy
  • 60 - 70 minutes
  • 5 f, 3 m, 10 either (8-45 actors possible: 0-45 f, 0-45 m)

Micah only has forty-five minutes to finish her paper on The Great Gatsby. She just needs to check a few facts on the internet first. Unfortunately, the web is a nefariously wacky place where boxing cats, Russian spies, and competitive streaming services threaten to take over Micah's schoolwork, or worse. Read more

"A Simpler Time" by Jonathan Dorf, Tyler Dwiggins, Claire Epstein, Kathryn Funkhouser, Patrick Greene, Mora V. Harris, Carrie McCrossen, Ian McWethy, Don Zolidis

A Simpler Time
Jonathan Dorf

Productions (106)
  • Comedy
  • 110 - 130 minutes
  • 8 f, 8 m, 14 either (16-55 actors possible: 8-47 f, 8-47 m)

We challenged nine playwrights to find the funny and familiar in every era in this collection of ten-minute plays. Designed to be flexible for your trip through the fourth dimension. Read more

"45 Plays For 45 Presidents" by Karen Weinberg, Chloe Johnston, Genevra Gallo-Bayiates, Sean Benjamin, Andy Bayiates

45 Plays For 45 Presidents
Andy Bayiates

Productions (152)
  • Comedy/drama/experimental/political/historic
  • 105 - 115 minutes
  • 5 either (5-158 actors possible: 0-158 f, 0-158 m)

45 Plays for 45 Presidents is exactly what it sounds like, but every turn it takes is entirely unexpected. In each of these espresso shots of American history, a member of the flexible ensemble dons the star-spangled coat of the presidency and the group explores a surprising aspect of that administration. Read more

"Subtext" by Tyler Dwiggins

subText
Tyler Dwiggins

Productions (87)
  • 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

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

Around the World in 8 Plays
Patrick Greene

Productions (188)
  • 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! Read more

"Breaking the News" By Don Zolidis

Breaking the News
Don Zolidis

Productions (13)
  • Comedy
  • 70 - 80 minutes
  • 10 f, 8 m (8-30 actors possible: 4-26 f, 4-26 m)

The two news outlets at Presley High School take clear sides about Student Council president Christy. But intrepid journalist Olivia wants to report real news, not puff pieces - and she may get her chance when a shadowy figure tips her off about a fundraising conspiracy that goes all the way to the top... Read more

"The Election" by Don Zolidis

The Election
Don Zolidis

Productions (325)
  • 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

"Murder in the Knife Room (full-length version)"by Jonathan Rand

Murder in the Knife Room (full-length version)
Jonathan Rand

Productions (208)
  • Murder mystery parody
  • 80 - 90 minutes
  • 58 either (22-58 actors possible: 0-58 f, 0-58 m)

One murder, twenty suspects. Who killed Mysterious Host? The mystery unfolds as Inexplicably Omniscient Inspector takes on the most thrilling and baffling murder case in the history of thrilling and baffling murder cases.. Read more

"Bad Auditions by Bad Actors" by Ian McWethy

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

Productions (158)
  • 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 (153)
  • 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

"Declaration" by Jonathan Dorf

Declaration
Jonathan Dorf

Productions (56)
  • Drama
  • 35 - 50 minutes
  • 6 f, 6 m, 10 either (10-55 actors possible: 5-53 f, 2-50 m)

In a series of connected scenes and monologues that occur before, during, and after a terrifying cycle of mass shootings, young people of all stripes piece together what is happening and why. Read more

"The House of Bernarda Alba" adapted by Nelly E. Cuellar-Garcia

The House of Bernarda Alba
Nelly E. Cuellar-Garcia

Productions (4)
  • Drama
  • 25 - 35 minutes
  • 15 f (9-30 actors possible: 9-30 f, )

This taut and lyrical adaptation of The House of Bernard Alba brings Federico Garcia Lorca's classic parable of women and power to life in a rush of fans and castanets. Read more

We Are The Sea by Laura Lundgren Smith

We Are The Sea
Laura Lundgren Smith

Productions (56)
  • Drama
  • 30 - 40 minutes
  • 3 f, 2 m, 7 either (12-30 actors possible: 3-28 f, 2-27 m)

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"dirt" by Mandy Conner

dirt
Mandy Conner

Productions (23)
  • Drama
  • 25 - 35 minutes
  • 5 f, 8 m, 5 either (13-20 actors possible: 4-13 f, 7-16 m)

A moment in American history sets the stage for this personal, immediate drama about finding purpose amid overwhelming disaster. Read more

"Digging Up The Boys" by Laura Lundgren Smith

Digging Up the Boys
Laura Lundgren Smith

Productions (130)
  • 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 are left to whistle in the dark--but the mine holds a terrible secret that may change their lives forever... Read more

"Badger" by Don Zolidis

Badger (one-act)
Don Zolidis

Productions (60)
  • Drama
  • 35 - 45 minutes
  • 8 f, 5 m, 1 either (14-45 actors possible: 8-40 f, 5-37 m)

A vibrant ensemble brings the factory to life as each of the women confronts not only the challenges of entering the workforce in the darkest days of World War II, but also who she is and what she truly values. Unforgettable human stories make the era immediate in this captivating ensemble drama. Read more

"Henry's Law: a play about bullying" by Stacie Lents

Henry's Law
Stacie Lents

Productions (60)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 40 - 55 minutes
  • 2 f, 2 m

When the brilliant but socially awkward Max starts tutoring popular student Sara in chemistry, an unlikely friendship begins. But Max isn't prepared for the feelings Sara seems to be developing -- and neither is her overprotective boyfriend, Jason... Read more

"Double Double" by Kathryn Funkhouser

Double Double
Kathryn Funkhouser

Productions (26)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 40 - 50 minutes
  • 6 f, 8 either (12-40 actors possible: 6-40 f, 0-24 m)

It's no wonder Emily can't sleep. She obsesses about awkward interactions in the past, she tries to predict the disasters of the future - and then, of course, there's three immortal witches sabotaging her drama club production of Macbeth so they can escape the mortal realm. You know, life stuff. Read more

"Oz" by Don Zolidis

Oz
Don Zolidis

Productions (558)
  • 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

"Medea" adapted by Nelly E. Cuellar-Garcia

Medea
Nelly E. Cuellar-Garcia

Productions (152)
  • Drama
  • 35 - 45 minutes
  • 13 f, 2 m (11-27 actors possible: 9-21 f, 2-6 m)

Deaf to the warnings of her nurse and chorus, grief-stricken Medea seeks solace in destroying Jason, her unfaithful husband.A condensed adaptation of the classic tragedy that effectively explores Medea's disjointed psyche within the context of ancient Greek values. Read more

"Fire Exit" by Stacie Lents

Fire Exit
Stacie Lents

Productions (115)
  • Drama
  • 30 - 35 minutes
  • 3 f, 2 m, 3 either (4-8 actors possible: 2-6 f, 2-5 m)

Everybody at Westfield High School thinks they know what happened the day of the fire. But as the kids and adults open up about their lives and the bigger picture of the day's events emerges, the truth proves to be far less simple. Read more

"Antigone Now" by Melissa Cooper

Antigone Now
Melissa Cooper

Productions (332)
  • Drama
  • 50 - 60 minutes
  • 3 f, 1 m (4-11 actors possible: 2-10 f, 1-9 m)

n the midst of a bombed-out city still feeling the aftershocks of war, the rebellious and intense Antigone defies her uncle to bury her disgraced brother. This contemporary response to the myth of Antigone brings powerful, modern prose to an ancient and universal story. Read more

Lafayette No. 1

Lafayette No. 1
Mandy Conner

Productions (216)
  • Drama
  • 35 - 45 minutes
  • 8 f, 7 m (15-25 actors possible: 8-13 f, 7-12 m)

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Social Media & Technology

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subText by Tyler Dwiggins

subText
Tyler Dwiggins

Productions (87)
  • 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. Read more

Selfie by Bradley Hayward

Selfie
Bradley Hayward

Productions (522)
  • 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

This Is Your Brain On Social Media by Ian McWethy and Carrie McCrossen

This Is Your Brain on Social Media
Ian McWethy

Productions (135)
  • Comedy
  • 30 - 40 minutes
  • 11 f, 5 m, 7 either (6-30 actors possible: 3-27 f, 3-27 m)

Inspired by interviews with teens about their online lives, This Is Your Brain on Social Media takes on both social-media madness and the grown-up hysteria over kids these days. Read more

Juliet and This Guy Romeo by Don Zolidis

Juliet and This Guy Romeo
Don Zolidis

Productions (53)
  • Comedy
  • 25 - 35 minutes
  • 8 f, 5 m, 3 either (13-25 actors possible: 5-15 f, 3-12 m)

This zany comedy skewers the online animosity between liberals and conservatives with a little help from Shakespeare. Read more

Brief Interviews With Internet Cats by Patrick Greene

Brief Interviews with Internet Cats
Patrick Greene

Productions (121)
  • Comedy
  • 25 - 45 minutes
  • 9 f, 7 m, 6 either (8-30 actors possible: 1-30 f, 1-30 m)

Celebrity interviewer Ian McWorthy has a dream line-up for tonight's episode of the World Wide Window: a veritable litterful of felines whose internet antics have catapulted them to fame. Read more

Henry's Law by Stacie Lents

Henry's Law
Stacie Lents

Productions (60)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 40 - 55 minutes
  • 2 f, 2 m

When the brilliant but socially awkward Max starts tutoring popular student Sara in chemistry, an unlikely friendship begins... A tragicomedy about the consequences of cyberbullying. Read more

"Good Kids" by Naomi Iizuka

Good Kids
Naomi Iizuka

Productions (121)
  • 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

The Internet is Distract--OH LOOK A KITTEN! (full-length) by Ian McWethy

The Internet is Distract--OH LOOK A KITTEN! (full-length)
Ian McWethy

Productions (86)
  • Comedy
  • 60 - 70 minutes
  • 5 f, 3 m, 10 either (8-45 actors possible: 0-45 f, 0-45 m)

A high-octane comedy that explores the rabbit hole of distraction we all go down every time we go online. (A one-act version of this play is also available.) Read more

How To Kiss a Girl by Wade Bradford

How to Kiss a Girl
Wade Bradford

Productions (176)
  • Comedy
  • 30 - 40 minutes
  • 7 f, 5 m, 2 either (9-14 actors possible: 5-9 f, 4-7 m)

Poor Ken realizes that if he really wants to win Steph's heart, he'll need to tune out his smartphone and tune in to his own instincts before it's too late... Read more

The NSA's Guide to Winning Friends and Influencing People Or, What We've Learned from Watching You by Don Zolidis

The NSA's Guide to Winning Friends and Influencing People
Don Zolidis

Productions (125)
  • Comedy
  • 40 - 45 minutes
  • 3 f, 3 m, 23 either (6-29 actors possible: 3-26 f, 3-26 m)

Having trouble as the new kid in school? Unlucky in love? Feeling like everyone hates you? You're in luck! Now you can use the National Security Agency's techniques of wiretapping, code-breaking, and data mining to get ahead! Read more

Connected (high school edition) by Lia Romeo

Connected (high school edition)
Lia Romeo

Productions (2)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 80 - 90 minutes
  • 4 f, 4 m (6-23 actors possible: 3-12 f, 3-11 m)

A funny, heartbreakingly real look at love and friendship in the age of social media. (The original version of this play is also available.) Read more

The Bullying Collection

The Bullying Collection
E. M. Bell

Productions (135)
  • Drama/Comedy
  • 100 - 105 minutes
  • 10 f, 5 m, 15 either (13-95 actors possible: 5-86 f, 5-67 m)

From a cyberbullying attack that puts a friendship to the test (Dolphin) to a group of former bullies that meets regularly to discuss their recovery (Bullies Anonymous), to a grown man who must confront his former bully at their 20th reunion (Reunited and It Feels So Good), the plays range from the tragic to the comedic, but they all work to reveal a new perspective on a common problem. Read more

"Failure: A Love Story" by Philip Dawkins

Failure: A Love Story
Philip Dawkins

Productions (229)
  • Comedy
  • 90 - 95 minutes
  • 3 f, 2 m, 2 either (7-50 actors possible: 3-48 f, 2-47 m)

By the end of 1928, all three Fail sisters will be dead --Tuneful songs, and a whimsical chorus follow the story of the tree sisters as they live out their lives above the family clock repair shop near the Chicago River, before their time unexpectedly runs out. Read more

"Space Girl" by Mora V. Harris

Space Girl
Mora V. Harris

Productions (22)
  • Dramedy
  • 80 - 90 minutes
  • 5 f, 1 m, 1 either (7-11 actors possible: 5-10 f, 1-3 m)

Arugula Suarez just wants to fit in. But it's not easy when you're a sixteen-year-old alien from the planet Zlagdor. Read more

"4 A.M" by Jonathan Dorf

4 A.M.
Jonathan Dorf

Productions (523)
  • Dramedy
  • 30 - 35 minutes
  • 3 f, 3 m, 6 either (6-40 actors possible: 3-20 f, 3-20 m)

What's it like to be awake when the rest of your world is asleep? Through a series of connected scenes and monologues, join different characters on their journey as they discover whether the monster under the bed is real and collectively wonder...is there anybody out there? Read more

"Double Double" by Kathryn Funkhouser

Double Double
Kathryn Funkhouser

Productions (26)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 40 - 50 minutes
  • 6 f, 8 either (12-40 actors possible: 6-40 f, 0-24 m)

It's no wonder Emily can't sleep. She obsesses about awkward interactions in the past, she tries to predict the disasters of the future - and then, of course, there's three immortal witches sabotaging her drama club production of Macbeth so they can escape the mortal realm. You know, life stuff... Read more

"Peter/Wendy" by Jeremy Bloom

Peter/Wendy
Jeremy Bloom

Productions (366)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 65 - 75 minutes
  • 3 f, 2 m, 2 either (7-30 actors possible: 3-30 f, 2-30 m)

Peter lures Wendy away from her nursery to the magical world of Neverland, where she joins his adventures with Tinker Bell, Tiger Lily, and the menacing Captain Hook. Read more

"The Incomplete Life & Random Death of Molly Denholtz" by Ian McWethy

The Incomplete Life & Random Death of Molly Denholtz
Ian McWethy

Productions (33)
  • Dramedy
  • 70 - 85 minutes
  • 10 f, 4 m, 2 either (16 actors possible: 10-12 f, 4-6 m)

When somebody dies, what's the right thing to say? As the memorial service approaches and rumors fill the hallways, everyone navigates how to grieve a girl they knew in very different ways. Read more

"Nothing is the End of the World (except for the end of the world)" by Bekah Brunstetter

Nothing is the End of the World (except for the end of the world)
Bekah Brunstetter

Productions (40)
  • Comedy / Drama
  • 95 - 105 minutes
  • 5 f, 3 m, 1 either (9 actors possible: 5-6 f, 3-4 m)

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. Read more

"Governing Alice" by C. Denby Swanson

Governing Alice
C. Denby Swanson

Productions (241)
  • 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. In honoring her brother, she'll probably break some rules. Which is more important? Read more

"The Perfect Score" by Katie Henry

Perfect Score
Katie Henry

Productions (102)
  • Dramedy
  • 40 - 50 minutes
  • 4 f, 3 m (7-11 actors possible: 3-8 f, 3-6 m)

Four friends negotiate the college application process as graduation day rapidly approaches. SATs and GPAs are just a part of their worries, as senioritis, awkward interviews, and the pressure to succeed provide even bigger hurdles in the race to the fat-envelope finish line. Read more

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Pride and Prejudice adapted by Jon Jory from the novel by Jane Austen

Pride and Prejudice
Jon Jory

Productions (685)
  • Romantic comedy
  • 120 - 130 minutes
  • 8 f, 6 m (13-40 actors possible: 8-20 f, 5-20 m)

All of the wit and romance of Jane Austen's classic 1813 novel come to life in this refreshingly fast-paced and engaging new adaptation... Read more

Peter Pan and Wendy adapted by Doug Rand from the novel by J.M. Barrie

Peter Pan and Wendy
Doug Rand

Productions (499)
  • Comedy/Adventure
  • 75 - 90 minutes
  • 7 f, 6 m, 13 either (16-40 actors possible: 2-20 f, 3-20 m)

Rediscover the loopy fun and the darker corners of J.M. Barrie's original novel with this faithful, fast-moving, and easy-to-stage adaptation... Read more

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Jason Pizzarello

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  • 30 - 40 minutes
  • 9 f, 9 m, 12 either (11-38 actors possible: 5-32 f, 6-33 m)

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Marisha Chamberlain

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  • 100 - 110 minutes
  • 7 f, 4 m (11-24 actors possible: 7-12 f, 4-12 m)

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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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Peter DeLaurier

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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)

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Jon Jory

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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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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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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Joe Landry

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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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Ellen McLaughlin

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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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The Three Musketeers
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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Dracula
William McNulty

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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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Billy Shakespeare's Christmas Extravaganza and Traveling Freak Show
Don Zolidis

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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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Peter Bloedel

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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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Jon Jory

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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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A Christmas Scarol
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)

When Tim can't think of a Christmas gift to get his high-maintenance girlfriend, he's visited by four terrifying spirits (actually five -- they've been hiring) who whisk him away on a harrowing and hilarious journey into the past, present, future, and an alternate timeline... Read more

"It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play" adapted by Joe Landry

It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play (full-length version)
Joe Landry

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

This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve... Read more

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Joe Landry

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

The Charles Dickens holiday classic comes to life as a live 1940s radio broadcast, complete with vintage commercials for fruitcake (extra-fancy), and the magic of live sound effects and musical underscoring... Read more

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Marisha Chamberlain

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  • 100 - 110 minutes
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The Most Amazing Christmas Play Series in the Entire History of the World
Don Zolidis

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

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E. P. Dowdall

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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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Pat Kruis Tellinghusen

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  • 60 - 70 minutes
  • 4 f, 4 m, 1 either (6-16 actors possible: 3-8 f, 3-8 m)

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Jamie Gorski

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  • 50 - 60 minutes
  • 7 f, 3 m, 7 either (14-17 actors possible: 7-14 f, 3-10 m)

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Doug Rand

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  • 90 - 110 minutes
  • 18 f, 18 m, 15 either (20-70 actors possible: 6-35 f, 5-35 m)

This faithful, fast-moving stage adaptation of the classic film features fluid scene changes, reasonable set requirements, and scores of beefy roles, particularly for women... Read more

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