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YouthPLAYS is a publisher of award-winning professional dramatists and talented new discoveries. We license one-act and full-length plays and musicals, including works both for teen and pre-teen performers, as well as adult actors performing for young audiences.  All of our plays are available digitally, and most of them are available as physical copies as well.

Let Us Find the Play for You! Need a play to produce? Send us what you're looking for (running time, cast/gender breakdown, age of performers/audience, genre preferences) and let us send you a list of recommended plays!  Email us now!


Scripts for theatres, schools, camps, forensics, tours and more!

Latest Arrivals...
Aberzombie by Megan Gogerty...   Add Nauseam by Thomas J. Misuraca...   And We Will Share the Sky by Donna Latham...   The Argonauts book by Flip Kobler & Cindy Marcus, music by Dennis Poore and lyrics by Flip Kobler...   As U Like It by Neeley Gossett...   Bath Time is Fun Time by Arthur M. Jolly...   The Catnapper Mystery by Isabella Russell-Ides...   Charlie, the No-Good, Really-Rotten, Cheat-A-Saurus Rex by Tommy Jamerson...   Choose Your Own Oz by Tommy Jamerson...   Clever Catherine by Rachel Bublitz...   Double Heart (The Courtship of Beatrice and Benedick) by David Hansen...   Everything you need to know about The Scarlet Letter in 10 minutes or less by Don Zolidis...   The Goodcheer Home for Broken Hearts by James Grob...   Grow Up, Girls by Rex McGregor...   Hero's Journey by Celeste Barnaby...   How the Elephant Got His Trunk by Cary Nothnagel...   Lipstick and Heroics by Evan Baughfman...   Melodramatics by Cindy Marcus and Flip Kobler...   Message to Grandma by Claudia Haas...   Midsummer.com by Flip Kobler and Cindy Marcus...   Murder by Midnight by Jeff Goode...   New Voices: Winning One-Acts by Young Playwrights, an anthology...   Piñata Utopia by Christian Kiley...   Pushed, ten short plays about peer pressure by the playwrights of SkyPilot Theatre Company...   Rumors of Polar Bears (full-length version) by Jonathan Dorf...   The Very Bad Girl Scouts by John P. McEneny...   The Wind in the Willows (non-musical version) by Diane Grant...

Coming Soon...
The Adventures of Little Red Robin Hood by Katherine Dubois...   Dream House: A Rainy Day Play by Jeremy Gable...   It's Raining Tamales by Kit Goldstein Grant...   Mi Coche, Mi Quince by Susan Lieberman...   Totally Okay, Right Now by Madelyn Sergel...   What Happened at the Mud Puddle by Tara Meddaugh...   and many, many more!

Congratulations to the winner of the 2014 New Voices One-Act Play Competition for young playwrights, Hero's Journey by Celeste Barnaby, which is now published! Designated as honorable mentions were Anna by Chloe Littleton; Glass by Natasha Jokic; Perfect. Nothing More. Nothing Less. by Kendra Bowman; Sunnyside by Ursula Davy and Wes by Hanna Watson. Special thanks to Final Draft, Inc., the world's leading script formatting software, and Great Dialogue, for generously providing prizes.

Go to our Submit a Play page for full details on the 2015 competition, deadline May 1st!

Featured Play


Lipstick and Heroics by Evan Baughfman

Comedy. 50 - 60 minutes. 6 females.
Middle school and older.

Young women audition to be part of a superheroine team, but one of them is a spy sent to kill the others in this super-powered comedy.