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A Crust of Bread!1. A Crust of Bread! by Heather Lynn
Cast: 5 M, 2 F
Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 27 pgs.
COMEDY. Adapted from the play Make Believe by A. A. Milne. The King and Queen are eager to decide who will marry their daughter since her suitors, who have rather hearty appetites, are eating them o... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Adorabelle and the Silly Seven2. Adorabelle and the Silly Seven by Murray J. Rivette
Cast: 2 M, 2 F, 8 flexible
Time: Approximately 60 minutes, 58 pgs.
CHILDREN’S COMEDY. In this wacky adaptation of “Snow White,” a villainously vain Queen tries to kill her lovely stepdaughter, Adorabelle, with a poisonous hair scrunchie. But when the Silly Seven fo... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Aladdin's Magic Lamp3. Aladdin's Magic Lamp by Murray J. Rivette NEW!
Cast: 3 M, 3 F
Time: Approximately 45-60 mins, 43 pgs.
CHILDREN’S COMEDY. Children of all ages will love this wildly wacky version of the story of Aladdin from The Arabian Nights. Times are tough for Aladdin and his mother. They don’t have enough money... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Androcles and the Lion4. Androcles and the Lion by Murray J. Rivette
Cast: 3 M, 2 F, 1 flexible, extras
Time: Approximately 45 minutes, 44 pgs.
COMEDY. One day, Irving, a loveable lion, gets a thorn stuck in his paw. Due to his overbite and lack of thumbs, Irving can’t pull out the painful thorn. But have no fear because a really nice guy,... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Beauty and the Beastie5. Beauty and the Beastie by Murray J. Rivette
Cast: 3 M, 3 F, 6 flexible
Time: Approximately 60 minutes, 58 pgs.
COMEDY. When Beauty’s father gets laid off from his job at K-Mart, he ventures into a nearby forest to collect wood. But the forest is owned by a horrendously ugly guy named Beastie―and boy is he ug... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Before Bears Slept6. Before Bears Slept by Janet Layberry
Cast: 1 M, 1 F, 7 flexible, extras (9 speaking roles, 4 non-speaking)
Time: Approximately 30-35 minutes, 36 pgs.
COMEDY. Ever wonder why bears hibernate, why winter doesn’t last all year, and why wolves howl? Well, you see, it all started with one troublemaking bear who loved winter and making snow angels. In... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Beowulf and Grendel7. Beowulf and Grendel by Fred D. White
Cast: 4 M, 3 F, 7 flexible, opt. extras
Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 28 pgs.
COMIC DRAMA. In this retelling of “Beowulf” (700-1000 A.D.) Grendel and his mother are portrayed as misunderstood outcasts instead of beasts bent on wreaking havoc. As fear and panic spread, Beowulf... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Boo Ha Ha8. Boo Ha Ha by Linda Aronoff and Darby Wills Chism
Cast: 6 M, 6 F, 9 flexible, opt. extras (Flexible cast. Doubling possible)
Time: Approximately 20-30 minutes, 19 pgs.
SKIT COLLECTION/COMEDY: There’s a trio of stand-up skeleton comedians, a band of pirates, the ghost of Elvis, a mad scientist, Frankenstein, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and a host of other wacky charact... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Doctor Dolittle9. Doctor Dolittle by C. Edward Wheaton
Cast: 6 M, 6 F, 17 flexible, opt. extras (With doubing: 4 M, 4 F, 10 flexible. Tripling possible.)
Time: Approximately 60-75 minutes, 67 pgs.
CHILDREN’S CLASSIC. Adapted from The Story of Doctor Dolittle and The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting. There are rabbits in the pantry, hedgehogs in the cellar, and even a crocodile under... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Dummling and the Golden Goose10. Dummling and the Golden Goose by Lavinia Roberts
Cast: 3 M, 9 F, 5 flexible (Doubling possible.)
Time: Approximately 45-60 minutes, 45 pgs.
COMEDY. Audiences of all ages will enjoy this wacky adaptation of the classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale, “The Golden Goose.” It’s Queen Phillipa’s birthday and she is too busy with royal decrees, pa... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Felicia and the Jinxed Pinks11. Felicia and the Jinxed Pinks by R. Eugene Jackson NEW!
Cast: 5 M, 7 F, 3 flexible, opt. extras (With doubling: 4 M, 5 F, 3 flexible)
Time: Approximately 45-60 mins, 55 pgs.
CLASSIC/COMEDY. Adapted from the fairytale by Madame d’Aulnoy. Felicia and her brother Bruno are penniless and have just two beans and one egg left to eat. Bruno wants to sell Felicia’s two prized ... READ MORE | BUY NOW
From Hair to Eternity:  The Un-be-weave-able Adventures of Rapunzel12. From Hair to Eternity: The Un-be-weave-able Adventures of Rapunzel by Tommy Jamerson
Cast: 3 M, 5 F, 3 flexible, extras (With doubling: 2 M, 3 F, 3 flexible)
Time: Approximately 45 minutes, 42 pgs.
COMEDY. There’s a witch, a spell, and lots of radishes in this wildly wacky adaptation of “Rapunzel.” Locked in a tower by a witch, Rapunzel’s boring life comes to an end when she meets a prince who... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Gildersnort13. Gildersnort by Murray J. Rivette
Cast: 3 M, 4 F, 3 flexible
Time: Approximately 60 minutes, 50 pgs.
COMEDY. When the Baker ventures into a witch’s garden to fetch rutabagas for his wife, the wicked Witch of the Winds catches him and demands just one thing in exchange for the rutabagas―the Baker’s d... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Goldie and the Bothersome Bears14. Goldie and the Bothersome Bears by Murray J. Rivette
Cast: 4 M, 5 F, 2 flexible
Time: Approximately 50-60 minutes, 48 pgs.
CHILDREN'S COMEDY. All Goldie’s parents want her to do is to stay at home and watch TV, but Goldie, an independent, outdoorsy girl, would rather spend time playing in the forest. One day while ventu... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Grateful Beasts, The15. Grateful Beasts, The by Lavinia Roberts
Cast: 4 M, 4 F, 17 flexible, opt. extras (With doubling: 3 M, 2 F, 17 flexible)
Time: Approximately 45-60 minutes, 49 pgs
COMEDY. Inspired by the story “Stone Soup.” In this play within a play, a crafty traveler with a flair for storytelling arrives at a village and has to persuade some stubborn farmers to contribute a... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Ha, Ha, Halloween16. Ha, Ha, Halloween by Darby Wills Chism
Cast: 6 M, 4 F, 21 flexible (Flexible cast. Doubling possible.)
Time: Approximately 30-45 minutes, 32 pgs
HALLOWEEN SKIT COLLECTION: Why are pirates so funny? They just arrgh! In this hilarious Halloween show, the audience gets to help Captain Cackle choose which pirate has the best (and worst!) joke, ... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Hansel and Gretel and Friends17. Hansel and Gretel and Friends by Mike Noland
Cast: 7 M, 7 F, 3 flexible
Time: Approximately 45-60 minutes, 55 pgs.
FARCE. Hansel and Gretel have noticed that their new stepmother has been as cranky as a bear, gives them creepy looks, and keeps asking them, “How would you like to go on a long trip?” Well, the “lo... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Happily Ever After's Top Chef18. Happily Ever After's Top Chef by Lavinia Roberts
Cast: 6 M, 6 F, 4 flexible
Time: Approximately 20-30 minutes, 22 pgs.
FARCE/SPOOF. Greetings elves, witches, dwarves, and magical beasts to this week’s episode of “Happily Ever After’s Top Chef,” where fairytale guests prepare an array of mouthwateringly marvelous mors... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Home for Snowflake, A19. Home for Snowflake, A by Nikki Harmon
Cast: 4 M, 4 F, 1 flexible, extras (With doubling: 2 M, 3 F)
Time: Approximately 45-60 minutes, 44 pgs.
YOUNG AUDIENCES. One day, a young dove named Snowflake encounters a pigeon who tells her of a marvelous land called “New Jersey,” where there’s green grass, trees, birdbaths, birdhouses, and clean ai... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Inside Robin's Hood20. Inside Robin's Hood by Murray J. Rivette NEW!
Cast: 7 M, 2 F, 1 flexible
Time: Approximately 45-60 mins, 50 pgs.
FARCE. The laughs are legendary in this wildly wacky version of the Robin Hood tale in which Robin Hood and his Merry Men don’t steal from the rich to give to the poor. They steal from the poor and ... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Jack and the Giant21. Jack and the Giant by Bob Hubley and Ross Modlin
Cast: 3 M, 2 F, 21 flexible, extras (Flexible cast 40+. Doubling possible.)
Time: Approximately 75-90 minutes, 62 pgs.
MUSICAL. Ma is sick of making stew out of old shoes, wash rags, and garden gloves, but Jack won’t sell the family’s cow, Bossy. Fed up, Ma and Pa send Jack to the fair to sell Bossy so the family ca... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Li'l Red Meets Weird Willie Wolf22. Li'l Red Meets Weird Willie Wolf by Murray J. Rivette NEW!
Cast: 1 M, 3 F, 2 flexible
Time: Approximately 45- 60 mins, 46 pgs.
FARCE. Willie Wolf, a vegetarian who stopped eating meat after he accidentally ate a skunk, suffers from a terrible sweet tooth. When he spies Li’l Red on her way to her granny’s house carrying a ba... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Lives and Adventures of Cobbler and Knobbs, The23. Lives and Adventures of Cobbler and Knobbs, The by Jacob M. Byers
Cast: 7 M, 4 F, 19 flexible, extras (Doubling possible.)
Time: Approximately 50-60 minutes, 48 pgs.
COMEDY. When the Night is kidnapped, two bumbling security guards, Cobbler and Knobbs, along with the help of a giant snail, set out to free the Night so that everyone can get a good night’s sleep. I... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Magic Fishbone, The24. Magic Fishbone, The by Claudia Haas
Cast: 5 M, 12 F, 9 flexible. (Doubling possible.)
Time: Approximately 60 minutes, 62 pgs.
CLASSIC. Audiences of all ages will enjoy this humorous and touching play. Alicia is given a magical fishbone, which will grant her just one wish. With nothing but rotten vegetables to eat and no c... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Magic Snowman, The25. Magic Snowman, The by Stephen Murray
Cast: 9 flexible (With doubling: 4 flexible)
Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 28 pgs.
INTERACTIVE MUSICAL. A mysterious stranger arrives at a village where everyone is grumpy, gloomy, and just plain glum. The stranger’s arrival marks one of the most magical days of the year—winter’s ... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Mama Tomcat's Flying School26. Mama Tomcat's Flying School by Spring Hermann
Cast: 3 M, 3 F, 4 flexible (With doubling: 3 M, 2 F, 1 flexible)
Time: Approximately 50 minutes, 37 pgs
COMEDY. Adapted from award-winning author Luis Sepúlveda’s novel The Story of a Seagull and the Cat Who Taught Her to Fly. Zorbo the tomcat, used to living “the cat’s life” with his buddies Sal, Ein... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Marco Polo's Marvelous, Magical Adventure27. Marco Polo's Marvelous, Magical Adventure by Murray J. Rivette
Cast: 3 M, 2 F
Time: Approximately 45 minutes, 45 pgs.
CHILDREN’S COMEDY. Marco Polo and his father arrive at the luxurious palace of the great Chinese emperor, Kublai Khan. There, they receive a royal greeting from Khan’s overzealous gong-banging wife,... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Mugwump, Some Flim-Flams, and a Dumb Cluck, A28. Mugwump, Some Flim-Flams, and a Dumb Cluck, A by Charles Kray
Cast: 3 M, 4 F, 4 flexible, opt. extras
Time: Approximately 30-45 minutes, 32 pgs.
CHILDREN’S COMEDY. A greedy Mugwump has stolen the thinking boxes of all the Flim-Flams on his planet. Without their thinking boxes, the poor Flim-Flams find that they are completely under the Mugwu... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Pie Piper of Hambaloney, The29. Pie Piper of Hambaloney, The by Murray J. Rivette
Cast: 4 M, 4 F, 1 flexible
Time: Approximately 45-60 minutes, 44 pgs.
FARCE. The City of Hambaloney has rats! Lots and lots of rats! But the mayor and city council voted to give themselves raises last year, so the city coffers are empty. Desperate to rid the city of... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Pinocchio Del Arte30. Pinocchio Del Arte by Bob Hubley and Ross Modlin
Cast: 6 M, 2 F, 20 flexible, extras (Flexible cast 40+. Doubling possible.)
Time: Approximately 90-120 minutes, 75 pgs.
MUSICAL. On a dark and stormy night, a troupe of Commedia dell’Arte actors arrive at a house looking to escape the storm and to get a bit of food and rest. A maid informs the troupe that they have a... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Princess and the Wizard, The31. Princess and the Wizard, The by Murray J. Rivette NEW!
Cast: 3 M, 3 F, 1 flexible
Time: Approximately 45 mins, 44 pgs.
FARCE. The Queen is determined to find a princess to marry her son, but it isn’t an easy task since the Prince is a childish videogame geek. The sophisticated, mature Princess Gladys is a perfect pi... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Rumpa-Whosa-Whatsa!32. Rumpa-Whosa-Whatsa! by Kristi Cunningham
Cast: 3 M, 6 F, 6 flexible, opt. extras
Time: Approximately 75 minutes, 76 pgs
INTERACTIVE COMEDY. Join “master” storytellers, Miny and Moe, as they explore the classic tale of “Rumpa-whosa-whatsa”―that is, “Rumpelstiltskin”―but with a twist. As Miny narrates the story, Moe ke... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Rumpelstiltskin (The Truth!)33. Rumpelstiltskin (The Truth!) by Gerald Casper
Cast: 7 M, 10 F, 2 flexible, opt. extras
Time: Approximately 60 minutes, 59 pgs.
COMEDY. So, you think you know the story of Rumpelstiltskin? Not! If Rumpelstiltskin can turn straw to gold, why does he need jewelry? Why does he even want a baby? What would Rumpelstiltskin’s f... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Rumpled Stiltskin34. Rumpled Stiltskin by Murray J. Rivette
Cast: 7 M, 7 F
Time: Approximately 60-75 minutes, 59 pgs.
COMEDY. King Lariat and Queen Querliette must search their six-block kingdom to find a wife for Prince Moe. The two top contenders include Drizella, who can pull her lower lip over the top of her he... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Search for Mother Goose, The35. Search for Mother Goose, The by Mitchell Roush
Cast: 2 M, 3 F, 10 flexible, opt. extras
Time: Approximately 60 minutes, 56 pgs.
INTERACTIVE COMEDY. Mother Goose’s son, Gary, embarks on a journey through Nursery Rhyme Land to save his mother from the clutches of Sly McSneakerson, who wants to steal all of Mother Goose’s nurser... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Sherlock Holmes and the Wolf Family Caper36. Sherlock Holmes and the Wolf Family Caper by John Donald O'Shea
Cast: 4 M, 10 F, 2 flexible (Doubling possible.)
Time: Approximately 90-120 minutes, 84 pgs.
INTERACTIVE CHILDREN’S MYSTERY. In this adorable “Law and Order” type mystery, the audience is called upon to help out Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick, Dr. Joan Watson, solve the mystery of “The Wol... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Snow White and the Seven Dwarves37. Snow White and the Seven Dwarves by Bob Hubley and Ross Modlin
Cast: 4 M, 12 F, 14 flexible, extras (Flexible cast 50+. Doubling possible.)
Time: Approximately 90-120 minutes, 79 pgs.
MUSICAL. This hilarious musical will entertain audiences of all ages with its adorable characters and original songs. Snow White’s stepmother has put a spell on the King and has moved her two sister... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Snow White's Miner Adventure38. Snow White's Miner Adventure by Mike Noland
Cast: 4 M, 10 F, 19 flexible, opt. extras (With doubling: 3 M, 5 F, 14 flexible)
Time: Approximately 45-60 minutes, 51 pgs
FARCE/SPOOF. The laughs never end in this side-splitting version of “Snow White.” The King marries an evil makeup-loving queen who quickly sets out to rid herself of her stepdaughter, Snow White. T... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Sparkle Miser, The39. Sparkle Miser, The by Kari Catton
Cast: 3 F, 8 flexible, opt. extras
Time: Approximately 60 minutes, 60 pgs
COMEDY/YOUNG AUDIENCES. For millennia, it has been the job of the Sparkle Miser to make stars and place them into the night sky. But making stars is both tedious and time consuming and the Sparkle M... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Wilde Tales40. 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

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