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"Scared Silly: 10 Hauntingly Hilarious Short Plays" by Peter Bloedel, Christa Crewdson, Hillary DePiano, Jonathan Dorf, Patrick Greene, Alan Haehnel, Ian McWethy, Ed Monk, Becca Schlossberg, Don Zolidis

Scared Silly
Peter Bloedel

Productions (1)
  • Comedy
  • 100 - 120 minutes
  • 8 f, 8 m, 14 either (16-85 actors possible: 8-62 f, 8-54 m)

What happens when you ask 10 of the funniest playwrights to write something scary? You get this collections of hauntingly hilarious short plays. Structured as an evening of spooky stories, this flexible collection can be performed as full-length or a one-act... Read more

"Angie!" by Don Zolidis

Angie!
Don Zolidis

Productions (1)
  • Comedy with music
  • 100 - 110 minutes
  • 13 f, 6 m, 6 either (15-35 actors possible: 10-30 f, 5-15 m)

When Mya gets cast as the dog's understudy in her high school production of Annie, she snaps so spectacularly that she winds up in the Fine Arts Magnet Juvenile Detention Facility. Now she's trapped with the chronically insecure Warden Jessica, a poet named Psychoface, and a new girl named Angie who seems a little... strange... Read more

"So . . . What Are We Doing Tonight?" by Ian McWethy

So . . . What Are We Doing Tonight?
Ian McWethy

Productions (0)
  • Comedy
  • 25 - 35 minutes
  • 6 f, 5 m, 1 either (4-18 actors possible: 0-18 f, 0-18 m)

It's Friday night. Kay wants to play putt-putt, while Lenny wants to go to the movies. A simple decision, right? But once more people get invited, plans always seem to get complicated somehow. You know how it goes: First, friends; then, friends-of-friends; then friends-of-friends' parents, then Matthew McConaughey, then the Devil... Read more

"Appropriate Audience Behavior" by Ian McWethy

Appropriate Audience Behavior
Ian McWethy

Productions (0)
  • Comedy
  • 25 - 35 minutes
  • 9 f, 8 m, 3 either (5-20 actors possible: 0-20 f, 0-20 m)

Carol and Ashley are expecting a tale of woe as they take their seats to watch Hamlet, but the real tragedy is that they're sitting next to the world's noisiest weirdos... Read more

"Squad Goals" by Don Zolidis

Squad Goals
Don Zolidis

Productions (2)
  • Comedy
  • 25 - 35 minutes
  • 7 either (7-30 actors possible: 0-30 f, 0-30 m)

The crackpot coaches of a ragtag basketball team are looking for one more player, but if inspirational sports movies have taught us anything, it's that winners don't need to have superior talent--just the most heart... Read more

"Strong Crazy Ladies" by Don Zolidis

Strong Crazy Ladies
Don Zolidis

Productions (0)
  • Comedy
  • 35 - 40 minutes
  • 20 f, 14 m, 1 either (16-35 actors possible: 8-25 f, 6-25 m)

Secret relatives are coming out of the woodwork! Beverages are being hurled in anger! Everyone's getting slapped in the face! So it's just a regular day at the office for the cast and crew of the ultra-passionate telenovela Strong Crazy Ladies. But when a bunch of Norwegian executives buy the show... Read more

Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook by Allison Gregory. Based on the books Junie B. Jones Is Not A Crook and Junie B. Jones Loves Handsome Warren by Barbara Park

Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook
Allison Gregory

Productions (36)
  • Comedy
  • 55 - 65 minutes
  • 4 f, 3 m (7-20 actors possible: 4-12 f, 3-12 m)

Something terrible happened to Junie B. Jones at school today! Someone stole her new furry mittens! So when Junie B. finds a wonderful pen of many colors, she should be allowed to keep it, right? Because finders keepers... Read more

"Orange Is the New Glass" by Tyler Dwiggins

Orange Is the New Glass
Tyler Dwiggins

Productions (3)
  • 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

"A Seussified Pride and Prejudice (one-act version)" by Peter Bloedel

A Seussified Pride and Prejudice (one-act version)
Peter Bloedel

Productions (2)
  • Comedy
  • 40 - 60 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. The Bennet girls have a chance to meet well-to-do gents at the Ding-A-Ling Prance Dance, but there might be some relatives in the way before they can ride off into the sunset on Honk Jingle Horses. A full-length version is also available... 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)

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

Mythical Creatures and How to Approach Them
Travis Greisler

Productions (4)
  • 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

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Law & Order: Fairy Tale Unit by Jonathan Rand

Law & Order: Fairy Tale Unit
Jonathan Rand

Productions (1115)
  • Comedy
  • 35 - 45 minutes
  • 13 f, 8 m, 27 either (12-60 actors possible: 0-60 f, 0-60 m)

In the fairy tale criminal justice system, the characters from fairy tales and nursery rhymes are represented by two separate yet equally ridiculous groups: the fairy tale police who investigate fairy tale crime, and the fairy tale district attorneys who prosecute the fairy tale offenders. These are their stories. Read more

10 Ways to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse by Don Zolidis

10 Ways to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse
Don Zolidis

Productions (1163)
  • 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 (239)
  • 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. What could go wrong? Read more

The Seussification of Romeo and Juliet by Peter Bloedel

The Seussification of Romeo and Juliet
Peter Bloedel

Productions (1381)
  • 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

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 (100)
  • 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

Check Please by Jonathan Rand

Check Please
Jonathan Rand

Productions (3608)
  • 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

Game of Tiaras by Don Zolidis

Game of Tiaras (one-act)
Don Zolidis

Productions (144)
  • Comedy
  • 35 - 45 minutes
  • 5 f, 10 m, 14 either (18-32 actors possible: 4-20 f, 5-25 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

15 Reasons Not To Be in a Play by Alan Haehnel

15 Reasons Not To Be in a Play
Alan Haehnel

Productions (1092)
  • 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

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

Dystopia! The Hungry Maze Game of Divergent Death
Don Zolidis

Productions (131)
  • 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

Brief Interviews with Internet Cats by Patrick Greene

Brief Interviews with Internet Cats
Patrick Greene

Productions (39)
  • 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

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 (103)
  • 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... Read more

OMG (Opposite Machine Gadget) by Christa Crewdson

OMG (Opposite Machine Gadget)
Christa Crewdson

Productions (7)
  • Comedy
  • 30 - 40 minutes
  • 10 f, 10 m, 10 either (11-40 actors possible: 5-20 f, 6-20 m)

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... Read more

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"Game of Tiaras" by Don Zolidis

Game of Tiaras (full-length)
Don Zolidis

Productions (242)
  • 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 (251)
  • Comedy
  • 60 - 80 minutes
  • 2 f, 2 m (4-71 actors possible: 2-64 f, 2-67 m)

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. Welcome to Crazytown... Read more

"The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales" by John Glore, based on the book by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith

The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales
John Glore

Productions (81)
  • Comedy with music
  • 55 - 65 minutes
  • 3 f, 4 m (7-30 actors possible: 3-14 f, 4-18 m)

Though the characters may be familiar, each of your favorite storybook fables is uproariously derailed in this adaptation of Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith's quintessential children's book of fractured fairy tales... Read more

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

Around the World in 8 Plays
Patrick Greene

Productions (105)
  • 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

"The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon" by Don Zolidis

The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon (full-length)
Don Zolidis

Productions (948)
  • 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

"The Humor Games" by Dean O'Carroll

The Humor Games
Dean O'Carroll

Productions (53)
  • Parody
  • 75 - 80 minutes
  • 17 f, 12 m, 14 either (16-43 actors possible: 9-17 f, 7-12 m)

When Katskills Wintergreen takes a pie in the face for her little sister Dim, she enters herself into the Humor Games, a comedy battle to the death... Read more

"The Mystery Club - Episodes 1 & 2" by Ross Mihalko

The Mystery Club - Episodes 1 & 2
Ross Mihalko

Productions (12)
  • Mystery Comedy
  • 55 - 70 minutes
  • 21 either (15-33 actors possible: 0-33 f, 0-33 m)

When an actor, athlete, scientist, gamer, bookworm, and school newspaper reporter can't get anyone to join their own after-school clubs, they band together to form The Mystery Club... Read more

"I Hate Shakespeare!" by Steph DeFerie

I Hate Shakespeare!
Steph DeFerie

Productions (404)
  • 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 Princess Capers" by Taryn Temple

The Princess Capers
Taryn Temple

Productions (5)
  • 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... Read more

"The Greek Mythology Olympiaganza" by Don Zolidis

The Greek Mythology Olympiaganza (full-length)
Don Zolidis

Productions (289)
  • 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

"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

"Murder in the Knife Room" by Jonathan Rand

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

Productions (158)
  • 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? Could it be Respected General? What about Wealthy Dowager? Or maybe it was Santa Claus... Read more

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"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 (138)
  • 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

"Perfect" by Alan Haehnel

Perfect
Alan Haehnel

Productions (108)
  • Drama
  • 25 - 35 minutes
  • 17 f, 7 m, 21 either (10-55 actors possible: 6-35 f, 4-20 m)

With warmth and humor, this play explores the forces that can erode confidence and the journey a young woman takes back towards self-acceptance... Read more

"Orphan Trains" by Deborah Craig

Orphan Trains
Deborah Craig

Productions (118)
  • Drama
  • 40 - 45 minutes
  • 10 f, 5 m, 2 either (8-27 actors possible: 5-15 f, 3-12 m)

Based on primary records from the Children's Aid Society of New York, Orphan Trains brings this compelling story of hardships and victories to life, resonating with the authentic voices of a diverse group of children... Read more

"Oz" by Don Zolidis

Oz
Don Zolidis

Productions (233)
  • 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

"Seedfolks" by Paul Fleischman

Seedfolks
Paul Fleischman

Productions (18)
  • Drama
  • 40 minutes
  • 15 f, 15 m, 10 either (23-75 actors possible: 12-40 f, 11-35 m)

When a young Vietnamese girl plants beans in a vacant lot to connect with the memory of her father, the diverse group of locals who take notice find a connection of their own in a spirited effort to re-imagine their run-down neighborhood... 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

"Booby Trap" by Ed Monk

Booby Trap
Ed Monk

Productions (445)
  • 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

"Property Rites" by Alan Haehnel

Property Rites
Alan Haehnel

Productions (534)
  • 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

"4 A.M." by Jonathan Dorf

4 A.M.
Jonathan Dorf

Productions (352)
  • 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? Read more

"The Wizard of Oz" adapted by Erin Detrick

The Wizard of Oz
Erin Detrick

Productions (173)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 45 - 60 minutes
  • 11 f, 5 m, 5 either (12-44 actors possible: 4-40 f, 4-40 m)

Full of ensemble possibilities, this imaginative adaptation captures the heart of L. Frank Baum's classic tale... Read more

"Alice in Wonderland" adapted by Jason Pizzarello

Alice in Wonderland
Jason Pizzarello

Productions (202)
  • Drama/Comedy
  • 30 - 40 minutes
  • 9 f, 9 m, 12 either (11-38 actors possible: 5-32 f, 6-33 m)

A darker, more faithful version of Lewis Carroll's classic tale that reimagines the experience of Wonderland, and ends with an unexpected new twist... Read more

"The Magic Hour" by Jonathan Dorf

The Magic Hour
Jonathan Dorf

Productions (13)
  • Dramedy
  • 30 - 35 minutes
  • 4 f, 4 m, 5 either (6-30 actors possible: 3-15 f, 3-15 m)

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And a Child Shall Lead by Michael Slade

And a Child Shall Lead
Michael Slade

Productions (177)
  • 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. Read more

Snow Angel by David Lindsay-Abaire

Snow Angel
David Lindsay-Abaire

Productions (250)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 60 - 80 minutes
  • 8 f, 8 m

When the quiet town of Deerpoint, Vermont is hit by the biggest blizzard in 107 years, a mysterious girl named Eva steps out of a snow bank and into the lives of 15 confused teenagers who are asked to help her in her search. Read more

The Bullying Collection

The Bullying Collection
E. M. Bell

Productions (46)
  • 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. Read more

What I Want to Say But Never Will by Alan Haehnel

What I Want to Say But Never Will
Alan Haehnel

Productions (86)
  • Drama
  • 80 - 90 minutes
  • 20 either (5-76 actors possible: 0-76 f, 0-76 m)

f you could say anything you wanted, without any consequences or judgment, just what would you say? Based on student responses from around the country, this play explores this simple but intimate question, offering a glimpse into teenagers' most private thoughts. Read more

The Jungle Book adapted by Monica Flory, based on the stories by Rudyard Kipling

The Jungle Book
Monica Flory

Productions (180)
  • Adventure comedy/drama
  • 60 - 75 minutes
  • 5 f, 4 m, 10 either (12-22 actors possible: 0-22 f, 0-22 m)

In this action-packed adaptation of the classic adventure story, precocious Mowgli grows up believing he's as fierce a wolf as any of the members of his pack. When he learns he is actually a human, he must discover how to reconcile these very different identities. Read more

Anne of Green Gables adapted by Peter DeLaurier, from the novel by L.M. Montgomery

Anne of Green Gables
Peter DeLaurier

Productions (100)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 120 - 130 minutes
  • 8 f, 3 m (11-13 actors possible: 8-10 f, exactly 3 m)

When aging brother and sister Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert send to the orphanage in Nova Scotia for a boy to help them on the farm, they get more than they bargain for. Due to a mix-up, they are instead left with 11-year-old Anne Shirley. Read more

"We'll be better later" by Laura Jacqmin

We'll be better later
Laura Jacqmin

Productions (25)
  • Dark Comedy
  • 40 - 60 minutes
  • 8 f, 1 m, 12 either (21-27 actors possible: 8-20 f, 1-13 m)

At a detention camp and reform institution for internet-addicted and online-obsessed teenagers, a revolution is brewing... Read more

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"The Best Christmas Pageant Ever: The Musical" by Jahnna Beecham & Malcom Hillgartner

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever: The Musical
Jahnna Beecham & Malcom Hillgartner

Productions (25)
  • Musical Comedy
  • 65 - 85 minutes
  • 10 f, 9 m (19-40 actors possible: 10-20 f, 9-20 m)

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. A funny and buoyant musical adaptation of the touching holiday classic... Read more

"Peter Pan and Wendy: A Musical" book and lyrics by Alyn Cardarelli, music by Steve Goers

Peter Pan and Wendy: A Musical
Alyn Cardarelli

Productions (17)
  • Comedy
  • 70 - 80 minutes
  • 2 f, 5 m (7-13 actors possible: 2-5 f, 5-9 m)

This panto-style re-imagining of J.M. Barrie's classic book focuses on Wendy's transition from a child to a responsible young lady -- with plenty of adventure in between! Read more

"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

Sleeping Beauty music and lyrics by David Kisor, book by Joseph McDonough

Sleeping Beauty
David Kisor

Productions (33)
  • Musical Comedy
  • 85 - 105 minutes
  • 6 f, 4 m, 1 either (11-40 actors possible: 6-20 f, 4-20 m)

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"Cyrano de BurgerShack: A Pop Musical" by Jeremy Desmon

Cyrano de BurgerShack
Jeremy Desmon

Productions (88)
  • Musical Comedy
  • 100 - 110 minutes
  • 12 f, 7 m, 10 either (19-50 actors possible: 12-30 f, 7-20 m)

An updated, modern-day version of Edmond Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac, this rollicking musical features hit contemporary pop songs that will have audiences cheering... Read more

"The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs!" by Paul Gilvary, Robert Kauzlaric and William Rush, based on the book by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith

The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs!
Robert Kauzlaric

Productions (63)
  • Musical Comedy
  • 50 - 60 minutes
  • 4 f, 1 m, 6 either (5-11 actors possible: 4-7 f, 1-7 m)

There are two sides to every story, and when the Big, Bad Wolf takes the stand in Piggsylvania's Trial of the Century, he finally gets his say. This musical is based on the beloved children's book... Read more

Love at First Bite book and lyrics 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

"Stellaluna and Other Tales" book and lyrics by Alyn Cardarelli, music by Steve Goers.  Based upon the works by Janell Cannon

Stellaluna and Other Tales
Alyn Cardarelli

Productions (5)
  • Musical
  • 50 - 60 minutes
  • 4 f, 2 m, 1 either (7-28 actors possible: 4-28 f, 2-25 m)

Stellaluna the bat, Verdi the snake, and Pinduli the hyena all seek refreshment at a watering hole one hot day, only to find themselves the subjects of a bullying lion's ridicule... Read more

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

Peter Pan and Wendy
Doug Rand

Productions (371)
  • 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

Alice in Wonderland adapted by Jason Pizzarello, from the stories of Lewis Carroll

Alice in Wonderland
Jason Pizzarello

Productions (202)
  • Drama/Comedy
  • 30 - 40 minutes
  • 9 f, 9 m, 12 either (11-38 actors possible: 5-32 f, 6-33 m)

A darker, more faithful version of Lewis Carroll's classic tale that reimagines the experience of Wonderland, and ends with an unexpected new twist... Read more

The Wizard of Oz adapted by Erin Detrick, from the book by L. Frank Baum

The Wizard of Oz
Erin Detrick

Productions (173)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 45 - 60 minutes
  • 11 f, 5 m, 5 either (12-44 actors possible: 4-40 f, 4-40 m)

When Dorothy drops into the Land of Oz, only one thing is certain: she's got to find a way back to Kansas. A funny and fast-paced journey down the yellow brick road ensues... Read more

The Jungle Book adapted by Monica Flory, based on the stories by Rudyard Kipling

The Jungle Book
Monica Flory

Productions (180)
  • Adventure comedy/drama
  • 60 - 75 minutes
  • 5 f, 4 m, 10 either (12-22 actors possible: 0-22 f, 0-22 m)

In this action-packed adaptation of the classic adventure story, precocious Mowgli grows up believing he's as fierce a wolf as any of the members of his pack. When he learns he is actually a human, he must discover how to reconcile these very different identities... Read more

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer adapted by Timothy Mason, from the novel by Mark Twain

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Timothy Mason

Productions (63)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 75 - 105 minutes
  • 6 f, 8 m, 6 either (14-40 actors possible: 6-20 f, 8-20 m)

One of the most beloved characters of American fiction, Tom Sawyer is a force of nature. Tom's small-town adventures on the banks of the Mississippi are the magical essence of childhood, a joyous leap into the great river of time and memory... Read more

The Wind in the Willows adapted by T. James Belich, from the novel by Kenneth Grahame

The Wind in the Willows
T. James Belich

Productions (44)
  • Theater for young audiences
  • 70 - 80 minutes
  • 2 f, 1 m, 18 either (14-30 actors possible: 0-29 f, 0-28 m)

What begins as a peaceful summer on the River is soon disrupted by Toad and his obsession with motorcars. After crashing several cars, he then steals one and lands himself in jail... Read more

Anne of Green Gables adapted by Peter DeLaurier, from the novel by L.M. Montgomery

Anne of Green Gables
Peter DeLaurier

Productions (100)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 120 - 130 minutes
  • 8 f, 3 m (11-13 actors possible: 8-10 f, exactly 3 m)

When aging brother and sister Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert send to the orphanage in Nova Scotia for a boy to help them on the farm, they get more than they bargain for... Read more

Little Women adapted by Marisha Chamberlain, from the novel by Louisa May Alcott

Little Women (one-act)
Marisha Chamberlain

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  • Drama
  • 35 - 45 minutes
  • 7 f, 4 m

Under the guidance of their beloved mother, the four young March sisters -- tempestuous Jo, motherly Meg, shy Beth, and spoiled baby Amy -- struggle to keep their family going while Father's away in the Civil War... Read more

A Seussified Christmas Carol by Peter Bloedel

A Seussified Christmas Carol (one-act)
Peter Bloedel

Productions (277)
  • Comedy
  • 30 - 40 minutes
  • 4 f, 7 m, 13 either (10-24 actors possible: 5-18 f, 5-20 m)

A whimsical reinvention of Dickens' most beloved Christmas story in wacky rhymed couplets... Read more

A Christmas Scarol by Don Zolidis

A Christmas Scarol
Don Zolidis

Productions (18)
  • Comedy
  • 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

Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells! by Allison Gregory. Based on the book Junie B., First Grader: Jingle Bells, Batman Smells! (P.S. So Does May) by Barbara Park

Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells!
Allison Gregory

Productions (138)
  • Holiday Comedy
  • 85 - 90 minutes
  • 4 f, 6 m, 1 either (11 actors possible: 4-5 f, 6-7 m)

Junie B. Jones, First-Grader, is super-excited about the upcoming Holiday Sing-Along and Secret Santa gift exchange at her school. Too bad tattletale May keeps ruining all of Junie B.'s fun. A hilarious and endearing tale based on the best-selling book series by Barbara Park... Read more

The Most Amazing Christmas Play Series in the Entire History of the World by Don Zolidis

The Most Amazing Christmas Play Series in the Entire History of the World
Don Zolidis

Productions (96)
  • Comedy
  • 40 - 50 minutes
  • 9 f, 10 m, 5 either (7-24 actors possible: 4-14 f, 3-10 m)

Christmas traditions are turned on their heads in this hilariously charming series of four short plays... Read more

Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus by Jamie Gorski. Inspired by the original editorial by Francis P. Church

Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus
Jamie Gorski

Productions (70)
  • Drama/Comedy
  • 50 - 60 minutes
  • 7 f, 3 m, 7 either (14-17 actors possible: 7-14 f, 3-10 m)

Two compelling stories come together in this heartwarming play inspired by the famous editorial Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus... Read more

It's a Wonderful Neverland by Patrick Greene and Jason Pizzarello

It's a Wonderful Neverland
Patrick Greene

Productions (62)
  • Comedy
  • 30 - 35 minutes
  • 4 f, 4 m, 12 either (8-25 actors possible: 3-22 f, 3-22 m)

Neverland is turned on its head in this clever blend of It's a Wonderful Life and J.M. Barrie's classic tale. When the Lost Boys go missing, Peter Pan wishes he never came to Neverland... Read more

The Gift of the Magi adapted by Jon Jory, from the story by O. Henry

The Gift of the Magi
Jon Jory

Productions (115)
  • Christmas comedy
  • 45 - 55 minutes
  • 10 f, 5 m (9-23 actors possible: 6-14 f, 3-9 m)

This heartwarming romantic comedy, narrated by a group of Christmas carolers, tells the story of Della and Jim, who are desperately in love with each other but also very poor... Read more

Little Women adapted by Marisha Chamberlain, from the novel by Louisa May Alcott

Little Women (full-length)
Marisha Chamberlain

Productions (252)
  • Drama
  • 100 - 110 minutes
  • 7 f, 4 m (11-24 actors possible: 7-12 f, 4-12 m)

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It's a Wonderful Life adapted by Doug Rand

It's a Wonderful Life
Doug Rand

Productions (222)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 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

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

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

Productions (174)
  • Comedy
  • 30 - 40 minutes
  • 5 f, 6 m, 12 either (8-33 actors possible: 3-28 f, 3-26 m)

A collection of four Christmas-themed short comedies in which elves go on strike, Santa turns gangsta, a shameless huckster attempts to sell the holiday, and two Texas girls try to get their first white Christmas by fighting global warming... Read more