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26. Candide by Arthur Reel
Cast: 15 M, 10 F, extras (Flexible cast 50+. Doubling possible.)
Time: Approximately 120 minutes, 90 pgs.

FARCE/SATIRE. Wickedly funny, this adaptation of the classic novel by Voltaire traces the exploits of Candide as he travels through Europe and the New World. The story begins as Candide is banished ... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Canterbury Tales, The
27. Canterbury Tales, The by R. Eugene Jackson
Cast: 14 M, 19 F, 7 flexible, extras (Doubling, tripling possible. Flexible cast 59+)
Time: Approximately 120 minutes, 91 pgs.

CLASSIC COMEDY. This family-friendly adaptation of Geoffrey Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales contains five of his most famous tales, additional roles for females, and all the hilarity that made the ori... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Career Day
28. Career Day by Art Shulman
Cast: 5 M, 3 F, 6 flexible, opt. extras
Time: Approximately 75 minutes, 39 pgs.

FARCE. Hilarity abounds when ten wacky guest speakers arrive at Greenwood High’s Career Day to educate students about the “thrilling” job opportunities that await them. There’s a plastic surgeon, a g... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Case of the Missing Time
29. Case of the Missing Time by Daniel O'Donnell
Cast: 4 M, 10 F
Time: Approximately 80 minutes, 86 pgs.

MYSTERY/FARCE. Big Tex is extremely enamored with his Fanny—his wife, that is. So when his Fanny’s jewels and artwork go missing, Big Tex hires the great-niece of Sherlock Holmes and the great-grand... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Cinderella Redux
30. Cinderella Redux by Mike Noland
Cast: 11 M, 13 F, 7 flexible, opt. extras (With doubling: 9 M, 11 F, 2 flexible)
Time: Approximately 75 minutes, 73 pgs

COMEDY/SPOOF. Audiences of all ages will love this off-kilter, madcap version of “Cinderella.” With the bad economy and no job skills, Prince Wigglesworth needs to find a bride so he can become king... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Cloak and Dagger
31. Cloak and Dagger by Craig Sodaro
Cast: 5 M, 6 F, extras
Time: Approximately 75-90 minutes, 71 pgs.

SPOOF. In this spoof of “Casablanca,” the “usual” suspects appear—a fortune hunter, a crook, and a spy—but in this case, they take the form of a Texas cowgirl, a mysterious damsel in distress, and a ... READ MORE | BUY NOW

32. Cock-a-doodle-doo! by Heather Lynn
Cast: 13 M, 11 F, 27 flexible (With doubling: 12 M, 10 F, 21 flexible. Tripling possible.
Time: Approximately 90-120 minutes, 93 pgs

COMEDY. Adapted from the play by Edmond Rostand. When Chantecler, a barnyard rooster, attends the Guinea Hen’s soirée, he isn’t intimidated by the fancy roosters in attendance. While they may have ... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Cookies and Crime
33. Cookies and Crime by Craig Sodaro
Cast: 5 M, 13 F, opt. extras (With doubling: 5 M, 10F)
Time: Approximately 75 minutes, 66 pgs.

FARCE/MURDER-MYSTERY. When the cookie money goes missing and the museum curator is found dead, bake-sale volunteers at the Houtini House Museum immediately suspect foul play. But with the police chi... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Dapple Gray
34. Dapple Gray by Dwight Watson
Cast: 1 M, 2 F
Time: Approximately 75-90 minutes, 76 pgs.

COMEDY. Selected play, American Theatre of Actors Director’s Festival, 2002. Winner, Actor and Playwrights’ Initiative Playfest, 1994. After numerous therapy sessions, Catherine and Charles have fi... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Days of Our Roadsboro
35. Days of Our Roadsboro by Forrest Musselman
Cast: 6 M, 6 F, 3 flexible (With doubling: 4 M, 4 F, 3 flexible)
Time: Approximately 75-90 minutes, 71 pgs.

FARCE. The townspeople of Roadsboro have always treated Dracoola, a 17-year resident and local bed-and-breakfast owner, as an outcast because he’s evil, only comes out at night, and happens to be…a v... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Doctor Dolittle
36. Doctor Dolittle by C. Edward Wheaton
Cast: 6 M, 6 F, 17 flexible, opt. extras (With doubing: 4 M, 4 F, 10 flexible. Tripling possible.)
Time: Approximately 60-75 minutes, 67 pgs.

CHILDREN’S CLASSIC. Adapted from The Story of Doctor Dolittle and The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting. There are rabbits in the pantry, hedgehogs in the cellar, and even a crocodile under... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Don Juan or the Stone Guest (Full-length)
37. Don Juan or the Stone Guest (Full-length) by Stella Chester
Cast: 9 M, 6 F, 5 flexible, opt. extras (With doubling: 4 M, 3 F, 4 flexible)
Time: Approximately 75-90 minutes, 68 pgs

CLASSIC FARCE. Adapted from the play by Molière. Notorious scoundrel and ladies’ man, Don Juan, seduces Donna Elvira, luring her from a convent, and then abandons her. Enraged, Elvira’s brothers ar... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Ella After
38. Ella After by Rob Wiedell
Cast: 4 M, 5 F, 5 flexible (With doubling: 4 M, 5 F, 3 flexible)
Time: Approximately 60-75 minutes, 66 pgs

COMEDY. Audiences of all ages will enjoy this humorous sequel to “Cinderella.” The ball is over and the Prince discovers who left the glass slipper behind…a beautiful, charming maiden named “Cinder”... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Emma, Jane Austen's
39. Emma, Jane Austen's by Tracy Wells
Cast: 8 M, 14 F, 3 flexible (With doubling: 7 M, 13 F)
Time: Approximately 120 mins, 94 pgs.

CLASSIC/ROMANTIC COMEDY. Adapted from Jane Austen’s novel. In this humorous romantic comedy, the wealthy, mischievous Emma Woodhouse has a penchant for meddling in the love lives of others and delig... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Feast of Epiphany, The
40. Feast of Epiphany, The by Bryan Starchman
Cast: 4 M, 8 F, optional extras (With doubling 3 M, 5 F)
Time: Approximately 100 minutes, 96 pgs.

COMEDY. Colin McKinney, a successful romance novelist, wants to keep his profession a secret from his ultra-Catholic parents, especially his overbearing, neurotic mother. Colin writes under the pseu... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Five Little Peppers and How They Grew
41. Five Little Peppers and How They Grew by Doug Goheen
Cast: 8 M, 5 F (With doubling: 7 M, 4 F)
Time: Approximately 75-90 minutes, 79 pgs

CLASSIC. Audiences of all ages will enjoy this wholesome, heartfelt classic. Since the death of her husband three years ago, Mamsie Pepper struggles to provide for her five children by mending coats... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Frankenstein, Mary Shelley's
42. Frankenstein, Mary Shelley's by Doug Goheen
Cast: 4 M, 3 F
Time: Approximately 90-120 minutes, 81 pgs.

CLASSIC HORROR. Adapted from the novel by Mary Shelley. Victor Frankenstein is obsessed with discovering the secret of life, so he spends several months fashioning a man out of dead body parts. Whe... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Get Off My Cabbage!
43. Get Off My Cabbage! by L. Don Swartz
Cast: 2 M, 2 F
Time: Approximately 60-75 mins,

COMEDY. In this hilarious sequel to Regrets Only, cranky curmudgeons Lottie and Bernice are back and they are grumpier than ever! This time they are lounging on Lottie’s front porch selling cabbages... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Glance at New York, A
44. Glance at New York, A by Arthur Reel
Cast: 9 M, 7 F, 7 flexible, extras (Doubling possible)
Time: Approximately 60-75 minutes, 54 pgs.

COMEDY WITH SONG. A hit in its day, A Glance at New York (1848) was one of the first plays to portray working-class life and speech, providing a snapshot of what life was like for those living in New... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Government Inspector, The
45. Government Inspector, The by Jack Skeeter Dennis
Cast: 8 M, 7 F, 14 flexible, extras (Doubling possible.)
Time: Approximately 90-120 minutes, 80 pgs

CLASSIC FARCE. Audiences will love all the twists and turns, mistaken identities, and absurd situations in this timeless, side-splitting farce adapted from the play by Nikolai Gogol. The mayor of a ... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Great Expectations
46. Great Expectations by Tracy Wells
Cast: 17 M, 13 F, 1 flexible (With doubling: 13 M, 10 F, 1 flexible)
Time: Approximately 120-150 mins, 100 pgs

CLASSIC. Adapted from the novel by Charles Dickens. Pip, a young orphan, lives with his abusive sister and her husband Joe Gargery, a blacksmith. While visiting the graves of his parents, Pip encou... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Green Carnation, The
47. Green Carnation, The by C. Edward Wheaton
Cast: 3 M, 3 F
Time: Approximately 75 minutes, 64 pgs.

SATIRE. This play is adapted from the scandalous novel by Robert Hichens (1894), which satirizes fashionable London society and figures associated with the Aesthetic Movement, most notably Oscar Wild... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Guess Who's Coming to Supper
48. Guess Who's Coming to Supper by Eddie McPherson
Cast: 6 M, 5 F, 1 flexible, opt. extras
Time: Approximately 90-100 minutes, 95 pgs

COMEDY. Ally is afraid to introduce her boyfriend, Kevin, to her parents. Even though Kevin is good looking, a law school graduate, and has a wonderful job, he has one major flaw and Ally is terrifi... READ MORE | BUY NOW

49. Hamalot by Nicholas Conti
Cast: 7 M, 8 F, extras
Time: Approximately 75-90 minutes, depending upon length of royal festival, 62 pgs.

FARCE. After Princess Opheliac encounters the ghost of Sir Gawain, she learns that he is doomed to walk the grounds of Elsenomore Castle in Hamalot, Denmark forever until he brings the Holy Grail bac... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Hamlet Goes Hollywood
50. Hamlet Goes Hollywood by Dwayne Yancey
Cast: 9 M, 4 F, 8 flexible, extras (With doubling: 8 M, 4 F, 5 flexible)
Time: Approximately 75-90 minutes, 69 pgs.

INTERACTIVE FARCE. Determined to make Hamlet a Hollywood blockbuster, a director elicits the help of Shakespeare to make a few “minor” changes to the script. Thinking the original script is trite an... READ MORE | BUY NOW

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