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The Scarlet Heart

by Allison Williams

Join commedia dell'arte characters in a hungry, thirsty, bungling, quest for the Scarlet Heart. An excellent introduction for any student performer.

  • About 30 minutes
  • 4 M + 3 F + 3 Any Gender
  • Unit Set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 59 pages

If You Can't Make 'em Laugh, Make 'em Cry

by Jeffrey Harr

Annarosarosemarie is ready and raring to go for her first play audition. Miss Johnson is not ready to see what Annarosarosemarie has prepared. Not ready at all.

  • About 15 minutes
  • 2 F
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 11 pages

Hamlet, Zombie Killer of Denmark

by Chris Stiles

Denmark is plagued with zombies in this gruesomely comic adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet.

  • About 35 minutes
  • 4 M + 2 F + 11 Any Gender, Plus Extras
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 36 pages

Epic Adventures in a Rinky-Dink Art Museum

by Ken Preuss

A character driven comedy about art, romance, and mystery. This rinky-dink art museum holds more interest than what first meets the eye.

  • About 35 minutes
  • 5 M + 7 F
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 40 pages

Failure and Fortitude: The Female Edison

by Lindsay Price

Failure and fortitude are the touchstones for every inventor, but even more so for 19th century female inventors.

  • About 40 minutes
  • 1 F + 12 Any Gender, plus 3 groups (3/4/4)
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools

Rainbows vs. Bunnies: Annihilation

by Bradley Walton

A talking bunny. A talking rainbow. Plus annihilation.

  • About 25 minutes
  • 16 Any Gender, 8 actors possible with doubling
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 23 pages

Stand Alone: Monologues for Girls

edited by Lindsay Price

21 monologues for competition, classwork, and auditions.

  • 21 F
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 56 pages

Hamlet

cutting and notes by Lindsay Price from the original by Shakespeare

A one act annotated version of Shakespeare's tragic tale of murder, ghosts and revenge.

  • About 60 minutes
  • 15 M + 9 F, Doubling Possible
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 47 pages

The Wind in the Willows

adapted by Todd Espeland from Kenneth Grahame

A lively and theatrical adaptation of a wonderful classic.

  • About 70 minutes
  • 3 F + 16 Any Gender
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 61 pages

Patterns and Power: The Female Edison

by Lindsay Price

How did a 12 year old girl, with little education and no experience with mechanical engineering invent a safety part for a power loom?

  • About 30 minutes
  • 2 F + 17 Any Gender
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 37 pages

Football Romeo

by Lindsay Price

A hilarious full length modern take on the clash between school cliques. Inspired by Romeo and Juliet.

  • About 75 minutes
  • 3 M + 7 F
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 76 pages

Funhouse

by Lindsay Price

This middle school play looks at the bullied, the bully, and the bystander through mostly non-verbal vignettes.

  • About 30 minutes
  • 4 M + 16 Any Gender
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 33 pages

The Virtual Support Group from Hell

by Jeffrey Harr

Wendy joins an online teen support group. However, she quickly discovers that the others are anything but typical.

  • About 15 minutes
  • 3 M + 5 F
  • Virtual Performance
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools

Solo-Speare!: Shakespearean Monologues For Student Actors

edited by Lindsay Price

A collection of annotated Shakespearean monologues for student actors.

  • 17 M + 18 F
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 73 pages

The Snow Queen

adapted by Mrs. Evelyn Merritt from Hans Christian Andersen

A theatrical adaptation of The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen.

  • About 35 minutes
  • 8 M + 20 F + 31 Any Gender, Doubling Possible
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools

The Tempest

adapted by Craig Mason from Shakespeare

A modern version of this Shakespeare classic. A great introduction to the story and the bard.

  • About 40 minutes
  • 7 M + 2 F
  • Exterior
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 27 pages

Wait Wait Bo Bait (Middle School Edition)

by Lindsay Price

A middle school vignette play about waiting. Great scenes, great characters, flexible casting, easy to stage.

  • About 20 minutes
  • 2 M + 4 F, Easily Expandable
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for Middle Schools
  • 22 pages

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

The Gorgon Sisters

by Laramie Dean

Can Stheno bring her sister Medusa back to life?

  • About 50 minutes
  • 8 M + 10 F + 1 Any Gender, plus Harpies and Creatures, doubling possible
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 43 pages

Let Me In

by Sholeh Wolpé

Jazmine tries to get into the movie theatre, but the inspector has other ideas.

  • About 10 minutes
  • 3 M + 4 F + 2 Any Gender
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools

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