We can all relate to feeling small in a big world. The collection of 4 short plays in A Box of Puppies offers a comforting reminder that we are not alone in our struggles.

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Quests-Themed Play Scripts for Schools

Circo del Olimpo

by Lindsay Price

A Spanish translation of the play Circus Olympus.

  • About 70 minutes
  • 6 M + 9 F, Easily Expandable
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 63 pages

Circus Olympus

by Lindsay Price

The Greek Geek Circus has come to town with a ton of myths to share. A gleeful celebration with a large cast expansion, parts for all and a choice of length.

  • About 70 minutes
  • 6 M + 9 F, Easily Expandable
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 63 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

Everyman

translated by Lindsay Price from Everyman by Anonymous

A modern translation of the original text

  • About 30 minutes
  • 17 Any Gender
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools
  • 24 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

Mummu

by Kirk Shimano

A one act play inspired by an ancient Sumerian myth depicting one of the first Mesopotamian gods.

  • About 25 minutes
  • 4 Any Gender
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools

Myth-o-logues

by Janice Harris

A fantastic one act and classroom resource filled with monologues from Greek mythology.

  • About 40 minutes
  • 14 M + 17 F
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 42 pages

The Myths at the Edge of the World

by Matthew Webster

Four campers are not only lost in the wood, they are lost at the edge of the world with no land, water, stars or sun. The only way to bring life back is to ask the right questions that will release stories from the wind.

  • About 50 minutes
  • 2 M + 3 F + 2 Any Gender, Expandable to 30
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools
  • 42 pages

Nerd Herd

by Christian Kiley

A funny and endearing look at love, dreams, slushes, and the unexpected twists and turns that life takes when you’re saving the universe.

  • About 35 minutes
  • 3 M + 4 F + 1 Any Gender, Extras as needed
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 39 pages

Santa's Zombie Apocalypse

by Bradley Walton

Santa is trapped by zombies and two reindeer fawns are determined to save the day.

  • About 80 minutes
  • 24 Any Gender, plus optional extras. Can be done with a cast of 9.
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 67 pages

Storied

by Bradley Walton

In a magical dimension, three teenagers are pulled into a conflict between Good and Bad Ideas from classic tales. Who is to blame for the bad idea?

  • About 77 minutes
  • 6 M + 9 F + 5 Any Gender, Doubling Possible
  • Unit Set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 70 pages

Through the Looking-Glass

adapted by Lindsay Price from Lewis Carroll

Alice is back in Wonderland and looking to become Queen. This adaptation is a fantastical physical journey for both actor and audience.

  • About 35 minutes
  • 3 M + 3 F + 7 Any Gender, + Wonderland Ensemble
  • Simple Set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 38 pages

Treasure Island

adapted by Todd Espeland from Robert Louis Stevenson

Pirates sponging for rum, treasure maps filled with pieces of eight!

  • About 70 minutes
  • 12 M + 8 F, Plus patrons & pirates, gender flexible
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 50 pages

Treasure Island (One Act Version)

adapted by Todd Espeland from Robert Louis Stevenson

A one act cutting of Treasure Island

  • About 35 minutes
  • 12 M + 8 F, Plus patrons & pirates, gender flexible
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 39 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

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

adapted by Laramie Dean from L. Frank Baum

There is no place like home.

  • About 95 minutes
  • 5 M + 8 F + 5 Any Gender, Easily Expandable
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 85 pages

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