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Group S.O.S.: Survivors Of Sexual Abuse
- 50 - 60 minutes
In GROUP S.O.S. by Bonnie Culver, the S.O.S stands for Survivors Of Sexual abuse. In two separate 1-hour plays, male or female survivors both confront and comfort one another as they begin their processes of healing. Appropriate for a teen or adult audience, previous productions of these plays have led to audience members seeking help as they begin to recognize themselves among the characters.Read More
Shakespeare-On-The-Go: 4 Touring Plays For Young Audiences
These 4 adapatations of Shakespeare plays are skilfully adapted for young audiences and include: Romeo and Juliet, The Tempest, A Midnight Summer’s Dream, and Macbeth. Plays are each approximately 45 to 50 minutes. They are all fast paced, engaging, and include both Shakespeare’s original language as well as theatrical devices that make the language more accessible to young audiences. As exciting participatory theater they appeal to elementary school students. With the participatory elements removed, each play’s frame story is producible as a play for teens or for teen drama groups to perform for a younger audience.Read More
Friends and Relations
- 30 - 90 minutes
- 3+ Males 3+ Females Max 10 Min 5
A collection of short comedies for seniors by Evan Guilford-Blake. The short comedies may be performed separately or together by a cast of as few as five or as many as 10.
Contains these titles:
Old Friends -Two strangers meet on a park bench,
The Baby – A pregnancy brings new challenges into old relationships
Strangers in the Night – An older woman meets a younger man on the deck of the SS Sinatra, a recreational cruise ship, somewhere in the Caribbean
She’ll Find Her Way Home
- 100 minutes
- 2 Males, 3 Females, Min/Max 5
A full-length, African-American, post-Civil War drama by Valetta Anderson. The only child of a wealthy though deceased Mississippi slaveholder. Martha Robb views her coming of age with the adolescent longings and unending horizons promised by the victorious Union Army and her quadroon complexion. She and her friend, Thomas, could forge new lives for themselves, lives without barriers… if they could only get past her mother.
Great for community theaters, high school theaters, and Readers Theater.Read More
The Selfish Giant
- 60 Minutes
- 3 Males, 2 Females, Min/Max 5
A full-length fantasy play based on Oscar Wilde’s Story The Selfish Giant. This adventure tells the enchanting story of a group of city kids who discover a beautiful house and garden in the middle of their cement and broken glass environment. But they are chased off by the selfish giant, Gorgon, who places a ‘No Trespassing’ sign on the gate. Because of his selfishness, the elements of Frost, Snow, and Hail invade his garden and transform it into a place where Spring is banished.
The Pinch Hitter
- 30 minutes
- 3 Males, 2 Females, Min/Max 5
A one-act family comedy in one act by Jean Klein. A woman is pushed to the limits by the needs of her family. Her husband is overwhelmed by a new business venture, two of her children are self-absorbed, and her eldest son copes, with her help, with mild mental retardation. What will they do when she goes on strike?
Great for middle school, high school, community theater, school competitions, and groups for women. Downloadable, printable PDF available.
- 40 Minutes
- 1 Male. 4 Females
A one-act play adapted from James Joyce’s “Dubliners” by David Klein. During an annual Christmas celebration, Gabriel Conroy must cope with his doddering aunts, discover the true nature of his relationship with his wife. Gretta and confront his own academic pedantry. Somewhat condescending toward the provincialism of his friends, family, and even his own wife, he retires for the night only to discover that she has lived–and lives–a fuller, more vibrant existence than he could have previously imagined.
- 60 Minutes
- 4 Males, 1 Female, Max/Min cast 5
In this poetic drama, we see the past through the eyes of a German-American who looks back on his ancestral heritage and tries to come to terms with it. He encounters voices and embodiments of World War II, like echoes from the past and tries to find answers where there are only shadows. Distant Survivors was conceived and adapted for the stage by director June Prager, based on Holocaust poetry by William Heyen.Read More
Cinderella, Boots, Class & a Little Sass
- 30-45 minutes
- 1 Male, 4 Females, Max/Min Cast 5
A Musical country-western version of Cinderella. In this musical one-act for kids, the Prince is a Cowboy and Cinderella meets and lassos her handsome suitor. A modernised version of the classic kid’s tale by Lori M. Myers. To be performed by 5-7 adults or teens for children.Read More
- 45 Minutes
- 3 Males, 2 Females, Max/Min Cast 5
Depression, Simple Set, Small Cast, Teen Suicide, Touring
This one-act play for teens deals honestly and openly with depression and suicidal impulses among teens. Set backstage in a high school theater, a high school drama class is rehearsing Hamlet and personal issues–cutting, eating disorders and low self-esteem–that are seldom discussed begin to emerge when the teacher discovers a suicide note.
Ideal for middle school and high school students. Easy to tour with a simple set. Downloadable PDF available.Read More