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Agatha Rex

adapted by Lindsay Price from Antigone by Sophocles

A modern adaptation of Sophocles' Antigone set in a high school.

  • About 75 minutes
  • 9 M + 10 F
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 72 pages

Alice

adapted by Lindsay Price from Lewis Carroll

An adaptation of Lewis Carroll's classic book. Practical solutions to all special effects. A magical trip to Wonderland!

  • About 45 minutes
  • 2 M + 3 F + 8 Any Gender, Plus Ensemble
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 27 pages

Among Friends and Clutter

by Lindsay Price

This character-driven piece explores the most important relationships in life: friends, family, and love.

  • About 60 minutes
  • 3 M + 4 F, Easily Expandable
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools
  • 43 pages

...and a Groundhog in a Pear Tree

book & lyrics by Lindsay Pricemusic by Kristin Gauthier

The Twelve Days of Christmas go on strike. Will the holidays be the same? A one act romp with music.

  • About 45 minutes
  • 3 M + 5 F + 12 Any Gender
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 60 pages

Anonymous

by Allison Green

Anonymous is a story of every teenager: trying to fit in, trying to belong, trying to fall in love. It's hard to be an individual when you're trying to survive.

  • About 30 minutes
  • 1 M + 3 F + 15 Any Gender
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools
  • 32 pages

La Ansiedad es Naranja

by Lindsay Price

A Spanish translation of the vignette play Anxiety is Orange.

  • About 25 minutes
  • 2 M + 7 F + 12 Any Gender, Doubling possible
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 24 pages

Anxiety is Orange

by Lindsay Price

Join the characters in this vignette play as they navigate the world, each other, and the greens, greys, blues, reds, pinks, yellows, and oranges around them.

  • About 25 minutes
  • 2 M + 7 F + 12 Any Gender, Doubling possible
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 23 pages

The Art of Rejection

by Christian Kiley

An avant-garde look at the price of popularity.

  • About 20 minutes
  • 1 M + 1 F + 14 Any Gender
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools

As You Like It

cutting and notes by John Minigan from the original by Shakespeare

A one act annotated version of Shakespeare's love filled comedy.

  • About 45 minutes
  • 9 M + 4 F + 6 Any Gender
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 27 pages

Ashland Falls

by Steven Stack

Who will pay the price when the real world and the play collide?

  • About 90 minutes
  • 3 M + 11 F
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools
  • 82 pages

Baalzebub

by Rachel Atkins

Will they establish civility or fall apart?

  • About 80 minutes
  • 1 M + 11 F, Easily expandable
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools
  • 71 pages

Baalzebub - One Act Version

by Rachel Atkins

Will they establish civility or fall apart?

  • About 35 minutes
  • 11 F, Easily expandable
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools
  • 34 pages

Backspace

by Lindsay Price

In this world writing is a struggle, a battle, a war. Backspace explores personification and characterization like no other play.

  • About 30 minutes
  • 2 M + 6 F + 15 Any Gender
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools
  • 38 pages

Beauty and the Bee

by Lindsay Price

Catherine is a beauty queen. Cosette is a homeschooled spelling bee champion. Two sisters could not be farther apart. When their worlds collide, sparks fly.

  • About 38 minutes
  • 2 M + 6 F + 9 Any Gender
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 42 pages

Beggar's Night

by Jeffrey Harr

Claire thinks Halloween is going to be humdrum as usual... until a vampire shows up and asks to be invited in.

  • About 20 minutes
  • 2 M + 3 F + 2 Any Gender
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools

Being Bianca: The Semi-Complete Guide

by Alan Haehnel

Bianca wants to help everyone be the best they can be. Well, she wants everyone to be just like her. Because what's better than being Bianca? Huge cast comedy.

  • About 30 minutes
  • 2 M + 10 F + 38 Any Gender, Doubling and Tripling Possible
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools
  • 35 pages

Better Than The Movie

by Jeffrey Harr

First dates can be the worst or the best. Especially when you're on a date with the guy or girl of your dreams.

  • About 20 minutes
  • 1 M + 1 F + 1 Any Gender
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 12 pages

Better Than The Movie - Socially Distanced Version

by Jeffrey Harr

A socially-distanced version of Better Than the Movie.

  • About 20 minutes
  • 1 M + 1 F + 1 Any Gender
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools

betweenity

by Lindsay Price

This vignette play explores the beats, pauses, and neverending silences in conversation. An excellent class project with parts for everyone.

  • About 30 minutes
  • 4 M + 4 F + 4 Any Gender, Easily Expandable
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 29 pages

The Blue and the Grey

by RS Paulette

This award-winning piece is haunting, exhilarating and theatrical.

  • About 35 minutes
  • 3 M + 4 F, Plus Students
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools
  • 34 pages

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