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Shakespeare's Mid-Winter's Nightmare101. Shakespeare's Mid-Winter's Nightmare by Darby Wills Chism
Cast: 6 M, 10 F, 1 flexible, opt. extras (With doubling: 4 M, 8 F)
Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 24 pgs
COMEDY. What starts as a dream quickly turns into a nightmare when Shakespeare, sick in bed and suffering from writer’s block, is visited by some of his most famous characters including Hamlet, Ophel... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Shakespeare's Next Top Model102. Shakespeare's Next Top Model by Lavinia Roberts
Cast: 6 M, 18 F, 10 flexible, opt. extras (With doubling: Minimum cast of 15.)
Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 32 pgs
SPOOF. Greetings and welcome to “Shakespeare’s Next Top Model,” the TV-reality show where the lovely ladies of Shakespeare compete for a modeling contract and the chance to be Shakespeare’s next top ... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Shoe Booties103. Shoe Booties by Greg Elsasser
Cast: 2 M, 3 F, 1 flexible
Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 32 pgs.
FARCE. Ian, an actor, has made it “big” in his first movie. To celebrate, he has flown his brother and friends from Pelican Rapids, MN, to visit him in Los Angeles. Ian has even purchased $150 tick... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Sleeping Beauty:  A Very Merry Tale104. Sleeping Beauty: A Very Merry Tale by Mike Noland
Cast: 4 M, 10 F, 5 flexible, opt. extras (Doubling possible.)
Time: Approximately 60 minutes, 51 pgs.
FARCE. The laughs never end in this outlandish version of “Sleeping Beauty.” After a magical talking frog promises the childless King and Queen a daughter, the couple hosts a baby shower and invites... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Soapy and the Island105. Soapy and the Island by R. Eugene Jackson NEW!
Cast: 12 flexible (With doubling: 10 flexible)
Time: Approximately 30 mins, 26 pgs.
CLASSIC. Adapted from the O. Henry short story, “The Cop and the Anthem.” Soapy, a New York City hobo, longs to spend the winter months at his favorite island “paradise”―the jail on Rikers Island! ... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Sound Cues106. Sound Cues by Michael Vukadinovich
Cast: 3 M or 3 F
Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 52 pgs.
COMEDY. When a community theatre soundboard operator breaks the stereo during a show, he/she and two other sound techs are forced to create the sound effects themselves. They manage to pull off the ... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Spooney and Mooney107. Spooney and Mooney by Heather Lynn
Cast: 1 M, 2 F, 6 flexible, opt. extras (With doubling: 1 M, 2 F, 4 flexible)
Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 34 pgs.
FARCE WITH MUSIC. Based on the comic opera/puppet play La Guida di Bragia by Lewis Carroll. After losing their jobs as courtiers to King John, Spooney and Mooney are hired as railway officials. At ... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Suddenly, a Shot Rang Out…108. Suddenly, a Shot Rang Out… by Peter Campbell
Cast: 2 M, 2 F, 1 flexible
Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 28 pgs.
SPOOF. Audiences will love this hilarious film noir spoof. Lola Dusseldorf, a mysterious femme fatale, arrives in Chinatown at the office of Jack Fargo, a bumbling private investigator on the verge ... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Tale of a Cat, A109. Tale of a Cat, A by Charles Kray
Cast: 4 M, 1 F
Time: Approximately 40 minutes, 35 pgs.
FARCE. Set in the remote area of Ireland’s heath country, several villagers try to persuade schoolteacher, Michael McDermott, to stop drinking. With teachers’ wages so low, they are afraid McDermott... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Taming of Sue, The110. Taming of Sue, The by Clint Snyder
Cast: 2 M, 7 F, extras
Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 28 pgs.
SPOOF/FARCE. Inspired by Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew. When her favorite TV show is canceled, a spoiled, rich girl tries to direct a play within a play but faces numerous obstacles includin... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Tartuffe111. Tartuffe by Lorraine Thompson
Cast: 7 M, 5 F, 2 flexible
Time: Approximately 60 minutes, 50 pgs.
SATIRE. The wealthy Orgon is a man of principle, but he is easily duped by Tartuffe, a sinister con man, who―under the guise of being a pious, righteous man―has set out to steal Orgon’s estate, seduc... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Tell-Tale Heart, The Raven, The Black Cat112. Tell-Tale Heart, The Raven, The Black Cat by Albert T. Viola
Cast: 1 M, 1 F, 8 flexible (With doubling: 1 M, 1 F, 2 flexible)
Time: Approximately 60 minutes, 41 pgs.
CLASSIC HORROR COLLECTION. This collection contains three of Edgar Allan Poe’s most popular Gothic horror stories and preserves all of the psychological terror that made them classics. In “The Black... READ MORE | BUY NOW
They Say…113. They Say… by Bradley Hayward
Cast: 2 M, 2 F, 1 flexible
Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 31 pgs
COMEDY. They say you should never swim on a full stomach. They say you should never talk to strangers. They say you should never say never. Who exactly are “they”? And who do they think they are?... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Three Sundays in a Week114. Three Sundays in a Week by Albert T. Viola
Cast: 14 M, 14 F, 10 flexible (Doubling possible.)
Time: Approximately 60 minutes, 49 pgs.
CLASSIC/SATIRE COLLECTION. Surprise and delight your audience with an evening of humorous tales by Edgar Allan Poe. Though Poe is best known for his horror stories, he also wrote several entertainin... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Trial of the Mad Hatter, The115. Trial of the Mad Hatter, The by Clint Snyder
Cast: 2 M, 2 F, 5 flexible, extras
Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 24 pgs.
FARCE. At the Wonderland “courthouse” everyone is assembling for the Mad Hatter’s trial. The Cheshire Cat is the prosecutor, Alice and the Caterpillar are witnesses, and the White Rabbit is supposed... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Trifles116. Trifles by Odin Webster
Cast: 3 M, 2 F
Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 26 pgs.
CLASSIC/MYSTERY. Adapted from the play by Susan Glaspell. In this captivating mystery, the murderer and victim are never seen. Instead, their lives unfold through clues left behind in a farmhouse k... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Tuesdays with Mummy117. Tuesdays with Mummy by Wade Bradford
Cast: 4 M, 4 F, 10 flexible, opt. extras (Doubling possible)
Time: Approximately 60 minutes, 56 pgs.
FARCE. This is farcical fun at its best! After the last archeologist “met with a bit of an accident,” the famed Oxford professor Rigby Melville is called to Egypt to find the secret chamber of Thutm... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Urning It: The Shortcut118. Urning It: The Shortcut by Ed Vela
Cast: 2 M, 3 F, 6 flexible, optional extras (With doubling 2 M, 3 F, 1 flexible)
Time: Approximatley 50-60 minutes, 51 pgs.
COMEDY. This one-act version features all the quick-fire wit and hilarity that made the award-winning full-length "Urning It" so popular! Ward Hammacher has just discovered that his extremely rich a... READ MORE | BUY NOW
V.I.L.L.A.I.N.S.119. V.I.L.L.A.I.N.S. by Lavinia Roberts EDITORíS PICK
Cast: 5 M, 8 F, 7 flexible
Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 36 pgs
FARCE. V.I.L.L.A.I.N.S. is a support group for recovering villains who realize their lives have become unmanageable and that they won’t live happily ever after unless they change their ways. Gisela,... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Well-Digger's Daughter, The120. Well-Digger's Daughter, The by Carl L. Williams and Eddie Cope
Cast: 3 M, 3 F
Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 26 pgs.
MELODRAMA. Caution: The humor in this play may be a bit dry. Set in Tarantula, TX at the turn of the century, a humble well-digger, Hardrock Flint, and his soon-to-be son-in-law, Gus, have set out ... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Wilde Tales121. Wilde Tales by Doug Goheen
Cast: 7 M, 7 F, 25 flexible, extras (With doubling 4 M, 3 F, 15 flexible)
Time: Approximately 45-60 minutes, 47 pgs.
FABLE. This collection features three well-known fairytales by Oscar Wilde adapted for the stage. All three tales mix elements of fantasy and fable. In “The Nightingale and the Rose,” a poor tutor ... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Wilderness Bound122. Wilderness Bound by J. Patrick Moss
Cast: 10 F, 1 flexible
Time: Approximately 60 minutes, 61 pgs.
COMEDY. Instead of going to a recreational summer camp, Stacey inadvertently ends up at a court-appointed wilderness camp for troubled teens. Stacey must survive for 30 days trapped in the deep wood... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Wind in the Willows, The123. Wind in the Willows, The by C. Edward Wheaton
Cast: 3 M, 4 F, 16 flexible, opt. extras (With doubling: 3 M, 2 F, 10 flexible)
Time: Approximately 60 minutes, 59 pgs.
CLASSIC. Adapted from the novel by Kenneth Grahame. Struck with spring fever, Marely the mole emerges from his underground home and ventures to the river, where he meets up with Ribby the water rat ... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Wingin' It124. Wingin' It by Paul DiLella
Cast: 3 M, 6 F, 7 flexible, opt. ext. (With doubling: 3 M, 5 F, 6 flexible)
Time: Approximately 60-75 minutes, 62 pgs.
FARCE/SPOOF. RearWay Air is known for having the most crashes, accidents, canceled and delayed flights, and lost luggage. Flights depart whenever the pilot shows up, the bottled water tastes like ke... READ MORE | BUY NOW
World's Best Teacher125. World's Best Teacher by Clint Snyder
Cast: 2 M, 4 F, opt. extras
Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 27 pgs
COMEDY. It’s the first day of school and rumor has it that the new teacher from Russia, Ms. Porschtov, is a real pushover. But when Ms. Porschtov arrives, the students quickly meet her assistant, Co... READ MORE | BUY NOW

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