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Above the Bitter Café
1. Above the Bitter Café by Greg Elsasser
Cast: 8 M, 5 F, 3 flexible
Time: Approximately 90-120 minutes, 95 pgs.

FARCE. Mrs. Ananias and her drama students have arrived in New York City on a much anticipated fieldtrip, but it doesn’t take long before there’s more drama than they can take! When the group encoun... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Academy Grimm
2. Academy Grimm by Dean L. Dyer
Cast: 8 M, 17 F
Time: Approximately 90-120 minutes, 89 pgs

COMEDY. A group of students on their way to a drama festival get lost in an enchanted forest where they encounter some fairytale characters who escort the students to Academy Grimm. At Academy Grimm... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Ace of Diamonds
3. Ace of Diamonds by T. James Belich
Cast: 3 M, 3 F
Time: Approximately 75 minutes, 61 pgs.

MYSTERY. Six strangers invited to a remote manor discover they are all connected to the theft of the priceless Bloodstone ruby. All past owners of the cursed gem have either been murdered or met wit... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Admirable Crichton, The
4. Admirable Crichton, The by Heather Lynn
Cast: 11 M, 11 F, 2 flexible, extras
Time: Approximately 100-120 minutes, 97 pgs

CLASSIC COMEDY. Adapted from the play by J.M. Barrie. Witty, smart, and hilarious, the laughs never end in this side-splitting comedy! Lord Loam arranges tea parties where he forces his servants to... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The
5. Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The by Doug Goheen
Cast: 15 M, 12 F, 2 flexible, opt. extras (Doubling possible.)
Time: Approximately 90 minutes, 91 pgs

CLASSIC. Adapted from the novel by Mark Twain. Tom Sawyer, a mischievous boy, lives with his Aunt Polly in a Mississippi River town and spends most of his time getting in and out of trouble. After ... READ MORE | BUY NOW

After We Went to Our First REAL Play
6. After We Went to Our First REAL Play by Heather Lynn NEW!
Cast: 3 M, 6 F
Time: Approximately 75 minutes

FARCE/SPOOF. Adapted from the play “Alice Sit-by-the-Fire” by J.M. Barry. Amy, a dramatic, naïve teenager, has learned the ways of the world by regularly going to the theater, where she has learned ... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Agatha Christie's The Mysterious Affair at Styles
7. Agatha Christie's The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Doug Goheen
Cast: 6 M, 5 F
Time: Approximately 90-120 minutes, 84 pgs

MYSTERY. This play is adapted from Agatha Christie’s first published novel and features the debut of one of Christie’s most famous characters, the cunning Belgian detective Hercule Poirot. At an iso... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Agatha Christie's The Mysterious Affair at Styles (Simple Set)
8. Agatha Christie's The Mysterious Affair at Styles (Simple Set) by Doug Goheen
Cast: 6 M, 5 F
Time: Approximately 90 mins, 81 pgs.

MYSTERY. This play is adapted from Agatha Christie’s first published novel and features the debut of one of Christie’s most famous characters, the cunning Belgian detective Hercule Poirot. At an iso... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Agatha Christie's The Secret Adversary
9. Agatha Christie's The Secret Adversary by Tracy Wells
Cast: 6 M, 6 F, 13 flexible, opt. extras (With doubling: 3 M, 4 F, 13 flexible)
Time: Approximately 120 minutes, 108 pgs

MYSTERY. Adapted from the novel by Agatha Christie. WWI has ended and Tommy, a former soldier, and Tuppence, a former Army nurse, are out of work and money. The two decide to hire themselves out as... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Alice in Wonderland
10. Alice in Wonderland by John I. Baker III NEW!
Cast: 9 M, 5 F, 40 flexible, extras (With Doubling: 9 M, 5 F, 30 flexible. Tripling possible.)
Time: Approximately 120 mins, 104 pgs.

CLASSIC. Adapted from the Lewis Carroll novels Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass. Alice spies a white rabbit with a pocket watch and follows him down a rabbit hole into ... READ MORE | BUY NOW

All's Well in Rosewell
11. All's Well in Rosewell by Burton Bumgarner
Cast: 7 M, 6 F, 13 flexible, opt. extras (With doubling: 7 M, 6 F, 7 flexible)
Time: Approximately 90-120 minutes, 87 pgs

FARCE. After the treasurer steals the town of Rosewell’s money, the mayor gathers the citizens together and gives them two options: A.) Raise taxes by 10,000% or B.) Come up with another plan to rai... READ MORE | BUY NOW

All's Will That Ends Well
12. All's Will That Ends Well by Craig Sodaro
Cast: 5 M, 12 F, 1 flexible (With doubling: 4 M, 10 F, 1 flexible)
Time: Approximately 75 mins, 69 pgs.

FARCE. In this sequel to My Friend Will, Shakespeare is still on the lam after poaching a rabbit, but this time Titania the witch sends Shakespeare to a Renaissance faire, where he suddenly finds him... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Anne of Green Gables
13. Anne of Green Gables by Tracy Wells
Cast: 9 M, 14 F, opt. extras (With doubling: 5 M, 9 F)
Time: Approximately 120 minutes, 94 pgs

CLASSIC. Adapted from the novel by L.M. Montgomery. Matthew Cuthbert and his sister, Marilla, are getting older and decide to adopt a boy from an orphanage to help out on their farm, Green Gables. ... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Arts or Crafts
14. Arts or Crafts by Rob Roznowski
Cast: Flexible cast 20+ (With doubling: 3 M, 6 F, 11 flexible, opt. extras)
Time: Approximately 90 minutes, 68 pgs. Flexible, depending upon the number of skits/monologues performed.

SKIT/MONOLOGUE COLLECTION. This fast-paced, interactive show takes a comical look at the thin line that often separates “art” from “craft.” From Greek architecture to nail art, a host of entertainin... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Authors Anonymous
15. Authors Anonymous by Carl L. Williams
Cast: 3 M, 4 F
Time: Approximately 90 minutes, 68 pgs..

COMEDY. When four authors meet at the country home of a reclusive heiress to compete for a $100,000 grant, it becomes painfully clear that it’s going to be tough choice—that is to find an author wort... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Beautiful, Crazy
16. Beautiful, Crazy by J. Patrick Moss
Cast: 3 M, 5 F, 3 flexible
Time: Approximately 75-90 minutes, 71 pgs

COMEDY. To woo Alicia, Jim tells her that he is a director and can get her the lead role in an upcoming play. Jim convinces his roommate to stage his “play” in the psychiatric wing of the hospital, ... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Beneath the Moon
17. Beneath the Moon by Eugene Shear
Cast: 3 M, 4 F, 1 flexible
Time: Approximately 90 minutes, 69 pgs.

COMEDY. All three of Mrs. Davis’ children have become recently engaged and arrive at her home to introduce their fiancés to their mother for the first time. When the fiancés finally meet their futur... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Bermuda Triangle Getaway
18. Bermuda Triangle Getaway by Donna Van Oss
Cast: 7 M, 13 F, 7 flexible
Time: Approximately 120 minutes, 92 pgs.

FARCE. When a plane headed for Hawaii crash-lands on an island in the Bermuda Triangle, it isn’t long before pandemonium breaks out as the wacky passengers and crew make themselves at home. There’s ... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Blithering Heights
19. Blithering Heights by Sarah C. James
Cast: 8 M, 4 F, 3 flexible, opt. extras (Doubling possible)
Time: Approximately 90 minutes, 82 pgs.

SPOOF. There are mysterious circumstances, arduous quests, improbable events, exaggerated emotions, melodramatic blithering, high adventure, doom and gloom, and even a ghost—and that’s just the origi... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Blue Hotel, The
20. Blue Hotel, The by Arthur Reel
Cast: 9 M, 2 F
Time: Approximately 90 minutes, 66 pgs.

DRAMA. Winner of the National Endowment for the Arts Award. Adapted from the short story by Stephen Crane. Three strangers arrive at the railroad town of Romper, Nebraska, and seek out a room at a ... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Bram Stoker's Dracula
21. Bram Stoker's Dracula by Doug Goheen
Cast: 7 M, 5 F, 1 girl
Time: Approximately 120 minutes, 76 pgs.

GOTHIC HORROR. Sick of those cheesy Hollywood versions of Dracula with stock characters and silly plots? This adaptation of the Bram Stoker classic preserves the psychological terror and complex cha... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Buffoonery
22. Buffoonery by R. Eugene Jackson
Cast: 4 M, 8 F, 11 flexible, opt. extras (With doubling: 4 M, 7 F, 8 flexible)
Time: Approximately 100-120 minutes, 100 pgs

FARCE. There are nonstop laughs and endless opportunities for cast members to showcase physical humor in this fun circus extravaganza. When Mrs. Hatchet, an animal activist, and her rent-a-judge and... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Cajun Confusion
23. Cajun Confusion by Donna Van Oss
Cast: 7 M, 12 F
Time: Approximately 120 minutes, 97 pgs.

FARCE. While on their way to New Orleans, a high school show choir from Texas takes a wrong turn and finds themselves lost in the Cajun countryside. Hungry and tired, the group finds lodging at Thib... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Cajun Poker
24. Cajun Poker by James Brady
Cast: 3 M, 1 F
Time: Approximately 90 minutes, 85 pgs.

DRAMA. Set in New Orleans, the land of voodoo queens and slot machines, this unique American tragedy tells the story of Rufus Theriot, a lonely landlord who has dedicated his life to caring for his o... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Camp Soap
25. Camp Soap by Dan Eden
Cast: 11 M, 13 F, 6 flexible, extras (Doubling possible.)
Time: Approximately 120 minutes, 122 pgs.

FARCE. A group of wannabe actors converge at Camp Soap to hone their acting skills under the tutelage of washed-up soap opera star Dirk Svenson. The actors include a man with an enormous amount of t... READ MORE | BUY NOW

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