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Rapid City, SD 57709
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Adventures of Reddy Fox and the Green Forest Folks, The
1. Adventures of Reddy Fox and the Green Forest Folks, The by C. Edward Wheaton NEW!
Cast: 1 M, 7 F, 10 flexible, opt. extras (With doubling: 1 M, 6 F, 6 flexible)
Time: Approximately 45-60 minutes, 48 pgs.

COMEDY. Adapted from the stories by Thornton Burgess. Reddy Fox thinks he’s the smartest creature in the Green Forest, but he meets his match when a cunning, fast-talking, hungry coyote arrives look... READ MORE | BUY NOW

After We Went to Our First REAL Play
2. 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

Alice in Wonderland
3. 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

Call Me Mr. Scrooge
4. Call Me Mr. Scrooge by Murray J. Rivette NEW!
Cast: 4 M, 3 F, 4 flexible (With doubling: 3 M, 3 F, 1 flexible)
Time: Approximately 45-60 minutes, 45 pgs.

FARCE/SPOOF. Inspired by the classic tale by Charles Dickens. Ebenezer Scrooge is visited on Christmas Eve by four ghosts who try to convince him to change his miserly ways by giving his poor clerk,... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Case of Indigestion, A
5. Case of Indigestion, A by Dan Blackley NEW!
Cast: 7 M, 5 F, 7 flexible (With doubling: 7 M, 5 F, 4 flexible)
Time: Approximately 45-60 minutes, 50 pgs.

COLLECTION/SPOOF. These three short plays spoof all-American classics including the children’s novel "Old Yeller," 1940’s film noir movies, and the 1960’s TV series "Star Trek." In “Doggone It,” a h... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Dancing with the Clauses
6. Dancing with the Clauses by Lavinia Roberts NEW!
Cast: 4 M, 7 F, 23 flexible, opt. extras (With doubling: 3 M, 6 F, 16 flexible. Minimum cast 14.)
Time: Approximately 40-60 minutes. Note: The length of the show is flexible depending on the number and length of dance numbers, 24 pgs.

HOLIDAY COMEDY WITH MUSIC/DANCE. Whirl and twirl your way into the holiday season with “Dancing with the Clauses,” the reality-TV show where dancers compete for the honor of becoming the top dancing ... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Deadline Dilemma
7. Deadline Dilemma by Carol Costa NEW!
Cast: 3 M, 5 F
Time: Approximately 45-60 minutes depending on the time set aside for audience participation, which can be optional.

INTERACTIVE MYSTERY/COMEDY. In this topsy-turvy murder mystery, all the suspects confess to murdering a disreputable accountant and his secretary. Though all the suspects offer convincing stories, t... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Doggone It!  A Story of a Boy and His Dog
8. Doggone It! A Story of a Boy and His Dog by Dan Blackley NEW!
Cast: 4 M, 3 F, 7 flexible (With doubling: 3 M, 3 F, 4 flexible)
Time: Approximately 15 minutes, 12 pgs.

SPOOF. In “Doggone It,” a heartfelt novel about a boy and a stray dog has been cut to 20 minutes due to the short attention span of today’s youth. Included in the short play collection "A Case of In... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Half an Hour
9. Half an Hour by Heather Lynn NEW!
Cast: 4 M, 3 F, 1 flexible
Time: Approximately 20-30 minutes, 22 pgs.

CLASSIC DRAMA. Adapted from the play by J.M. Barrie. Lilian yearns to leave her abusive husband. After Hugh Paton proposes that she sail with him, Lilian realizes this is her chance to escape. Due... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Halloween 2050 A.D.
10. Halloween 2050 A.D. by Joel Ensana NEW!
Cast: 1 M, 4 F, 1 flexible (With doubling: 1 M, 3 F)
Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 25 pgs.

SCI FI/HORROR. In this post-apocalyptic world, all the birds have died, foul-smelling foam bubbles up from water adorned with strange jewel-like rocks, and more and more people have to conceal their ... READ MORE | BUY NOW

How to Get Rid of Your Husband, Circa 1910
11. How to Get Rid of Your Husband, Circa 1910 by Heather Lynn NEW!
Cast: 5 M, 5 F, 2 flexible (With doubling: 4 M, 3 F, 1 flexible)
Time: Approximately 45-60 mins, 43 pgs.

COMEDY/DRAMA. Adapted from the plays “The Twelve Pound Look” and “Half an Hour” by J.M. Barrie. In “The Twelve Pound Look” the wealthy Harry Sims is to be knighted in a few days and is flooded with ... READ MORE | BUY NOW

King William Travels the World
12. King William Travels the World by Tracy Krauss NEW!
Cast: 4 M, 6 F, 14 flexible, extras (With doubling: 4 M, 4 F, 7 flexible. Tripling possible.)
Time: Approximately 75 minutes, 58 pgs.

FARCE. The laughs never end in this zany Monty Python-esque farce. The pompous, narcissistic King William II has decided to travel the world accompanied by a snarky liege, a ridiculous yes-man with ... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Lottie and Bernice, Livin' Large
13. Lottie and Bernice, Livin' Large by L. Don Swartz NEW!
Cast: 6 M, 12 F, 8 flexible, 2 boys, 2 girls, extras (With doubling: 9 M, 5 F, 5 flexible. Tripling possible.)
Time: Approximately 90-120 mins, 87 pgs.

COMEDY. There are plenty of polkas, pierogies, and dog poo as we follow grumpy grannies Lottie and Bernice on new adventures in this side-splitting sequel to "Regrets Only!" and "Get Off My Cabbage!... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Midsummer Eve, A
14. Midsummer Eve, A by Heather Lynn NEW!
Cast: 4 M, 6 F
Time: Approximately 75-90 minutes

CLASSIC COMEDY/FANTASY. Adapted from the play "Dear Brutus" by J.M. Barrie. A man of mystery has invited guests to his country home for a Midsummer Eve excursion into the woods. As the guests disap... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Moms' Murder Club
15. Moms' Murder Club by Craig Sodaro NEW!
Cast: 3 M, 8F
Time: Approximately 75-90 minutes, 75 pgs.

COMEDY/MURDER-MYSTERY. The monthly meeting of the Moms’ Murder Club, a mystery book club, has added an item to its agenda…murder! Discussion of the latest mystery novel is derailed when the group’s ... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Most Lamentable and Excruciating Romeo and Juliet, A
16. Most Lamentable and Excruciating Romeo and Juliet, A by Daniel A. Kelin II NEW!
Cast: 3 M, 7 F
Time: Approximately 75-90 mins, 56 pgs.

FARCE. “For never was a story of more woe…” A student production of Romeo and Juliet opens in just two days and the drama group is desperately trying to complete rehearsals. Friar Lawrence recites ... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Nightmare Campout, The
17. Nightmare Campout, The by Geff Moyer NEW!
Cast: 5 F (With doubling: 4 F)
Time: Approximately 30 mins, 30 pgs.

COMEDY. It’s getting dark, and four Girl Scouts are lost in a wooded area. Their imaginations run wild as they think they hear growling grizzly bears, screeching vampires, hissing snakes, and the hu... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Ogre Princess, The
18. Ogre Princess, The by Lavinia Roberts NEW!
Cast: 4 M, 13 F, 3 flexible (With doubling: 4 M, 12 F, 3 flexible)
Time: Approximately 60-90 minutes, depending on the length of the fashion show, 55 pgs

COMEDY. Princess Camilla, an annoying fashion snob, continually criticizes her classmates’ fashion choices at Fairy Godmother’s Finishing School for Charming Princes and Princesses. Tired of Princes... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Over Realm'd
19. Over Realm'd by J. Patrick Moss NEW!
Cast: 6 M, 7 F, 2 flexible, opt. extras
Time: Approximately 75-90 mins, 73 pgs.

FARCE/FANTASY. When some friends gather to play their weekly role-playing game, Realm, a wish goes awry, a portal opens, and they find themselves falling through a void to the lush grasses of a dista... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Prom Directive, The
20. Prom Directive, The by Dan Blackley NEW!
Cast: 7 M, 5 F, 1 flexible
Time: Approximately 15-20 minutes, 13 pgs.

SPOOF. In “The Prom Directive,” the U.S.S. Enterprising crew organizes a prom to bring peace to Auditoriumus, a planet resembling 1980s Earth inhabited by teen aliens. Included in the short play col... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Quest for Treasure Island, The
21. Quest for Treasure Island, The by Murray J. Rivette NEW!
Cast: 3 M, 5 F, 4 flexible
Time: Approximately 45-60 mins, 51 pgs.

FARCE. Don’t ye believe all ye hear, maties, as most of it be “fake news.” Long John Silver is here to tell ye the real news, the true story of Treasure Island, in which he is a “reformed pirate,” n... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
22. Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm by Tracy Wells NEW!
Cast: 8 M, 18 F, extras (With doubling: 6 M, 12 F)
Time: Approximately 120 minutes, 95 pgs.

CLASSIC. Adapted from the novel by Kate Douglas Wiggin. With Rebecca’s family barely scraping by after the death of her father, she is sent to live with her two aunts, Miranda and Jane, to help with... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Reindeer Revolt at Santa's Workshop, A
23. Reindeer Revolt at Santa's Workshop, A by Lavinia Roberts NEW!
Cast: 2 M, 3 F, 12 flexible
Time: Approximately 45-60 minutes, 37 pgs.

HOLIDAY COMEDY w/MUSIC. It’s just two weeks until Christmas Eve, and Santa’s reindeer are training hard for their big flight. All goes well until Gabby, a new reindeer, charms the hooves off of Sant... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Shakespearean Dating Show, A
24. Shakespearean Dating Show, A by Lavinia Roberts NEW!
Cast: 13 M, 13 F, 1 flexible, extras (With doubling: 8 M, 8 F, 1 flexible. Tripling possible.)
Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 31 pgs.

FARCE. In this reality-TV show, characters from Shakespeare’s "A Midsummer Night’s Dream," "The Taming of the Shrew," "King Lear," and "Romeo and Juliet" compete to find true love. Bachelors battle ... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Shakespeare's Next Top Fool
25. Shakespeare's Next Top Fool by Lavinia Roberts NEW!
Cast: 7 M, 12 F, 8 flexible (Doubling possible.)
Time: Approximately 30-45 minutes, 38 pgs.

FARCE. In this reality-TV show, fools compete for the title of Shakespeare’s Next Top Fool. Contestants include the clown from "Othello," King Lear’s fool, and the gravediggers from "Hamlet." With ... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Trifling with Trifles
26. Trifling with Trifles by R. Eugene Jackson NEW!
Cast: 3 M, 3 F
Time: Approximately 30 mins, 31 pgs.

SPOOF/FARCE. Audiences will love this over-the-top spoof of Susan Glaspell’s play Trifles. The Sheriff and District Attorney arrive at the Wright homestead after a neighbor finds John Hale dead with... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Twelve Pound Look, The
27. Twelve Pound Look, The by Heather Lynn NEW!
Cast: 1 M, 2 F, 1 flexible
Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 27 pgs.

CLASSIC COMEDY. Adapted from the play by J.M. Barrie. The wealthy Harry Sims is to be knighted in a few days and is flooded with congratulatory letters. He hires a typist to reply to the letters bu... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Under the Bed: A Fanciful Adventure with Bed Bugs, Dust Bunnies, Broken Toys, Monsters, and Mismatched Socks
28. Under the Bed: A Fanciful Adventure with Bed Bugs, Dust Bunnies, Broken Toys, Monsters, and Mismatched Socks by Charlotte Nixon NEW!
Cast: 6 M, 6 F, 12 flexible, opt. extras (With doubling: 6 M, 6 F, 3 flexible)
Time: Approximately 75-90 minutes, 73 pgs.

COMEDY. Afraid of the dark, the Boogeyman sends his two minions, Snooze and Snore, from Under the Bed Land to steal a teddy bear so he can finally get a good night’s sleep. Even though Mary is too o... READ MORE | BUY NOW

Wizard of Odds, The
29. Wizard of Odds, The by Murray J. Rivette NEW!
Cast: 9 M, 8 F, 2 flexible (With doubling: 5 M, 4 F)
Time: Approximately 45-60 mins, 54 pgs.

FARCE/SPOOF. In this over-the-top spoof, Dorothy refuses to give the Wicked Witch of the West the magical ruby slippers for fear she may be elected to Congress or the White House. After enduring bad... READ MORE | BUY NOW

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