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It's Elementary, Too! Twelve Short Plays for Lower Elementary School Actors

Performable Collection. 100 - 160 minutes. Individual casts range from 5-50+ performers, with over 100 roles in all.
Elementary school and older performers, and elementary school audiences.

With themes of empathy and teamwork woven throughout, this tapestry of zany comedies and heartfelt dramas for lower elementary school is sure to delight, challenge and inspire young performers and audiences alike.

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Books

Teaching Improv: A Practical Guide for Theatre Educators

James Thomas Bailey's practical, humorous guide to teaching improvisation and how to apply it to the theatre classroom is a must-have for any educator.

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Full-Length Plays

The Comedy of Terrible Errors (small cast)

Comedy. 90 - 110 minutes. 2 females, 2 males (gender-flexible).
High school and older.

A small group of actors attempts Shakespeare's 28th-most-loved play with terrible results.

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Goodbye Memories

Drama. 90 - 100 minutes. 6 females, 2 males.
High school and older performers, and middle school and older audiences.

Based on the biographies of her family members and personal interviews with her three surviving friends, Goodbye Memories captures the remarkable spirit of Anne Frank as a teenage girl coming of age during a world-changing period of history.

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Jill Trent Science Sleuth

Comedy. 95 - 105 minutes. 3 females, 3 males, 3-26+ any gender (9-32+ performers possible).
High school and older performers, and audiences of all ages.

In a large American city in 1944, Jill Trent and her accidental sidekick, Daisy Smith, team up to solve a series of perplexing crimes by way of fists, moxie and the latest scientific inventions, but Daisy soon finds herself facing a ruthless Nazi spymaster on her own—with Jill's life, and the fate of the nation, in the balance.


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Merry Men

Comedy. 65 - 75 minutes. 6 females, 3 males, 4+ any gender (13+ performers possible).
Middle school and older performers, and upper elementary and older audiences.

When Maid Marian invents a band of outlaws running amok to stave off her wedding to the Sheriff of Nottingham, it turns into the Robin Hood story as you've never seen it before, with mistaken identities, bumbling henchmen, wild and wacky sword fights and more than a little cross-dressing.

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The Prince and the Pauper

Historical Dramedy. 120 minutes. 5+ females, 9+ males (14-80+ performers possible).
Middle school and older performers, and upper elementary and older audiences.

When a chance encounter allows two boys—one a pauper from Offal Court, the other heir to the English throne—to swap lives, will they be able to set things right in time?

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Musicals

Best Foot Forward

Musical. 45 - 55 minutes. 2-8 gender-flexible performers.
High school and older performers, and elementary school audiences.

When a farm kid and city kid compete in a dance competition, will they let their differences divide them or find their footing on some common ground?

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Little Red

Musical. 90 - 100 minutes. 8-9 females, 2 males, 3+ any gender (10-20+ performers possible).
High school and older performers, middle school and older audiences.

When teenage punk rock fan Little Red must deliver a basket to grandma on El Día Del Sendero, will she carry out her family tradition or abandon it in the spirit of punk rebellion?

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Rumpelstiltskin, The Game of the Name

Musical. 80 - 90 minutes. 5 females, 6 males, 2+ any gender (13-30+ performers possible).
High school and older performers, and elementary school and older audiences.

Forced to deliver on her father's lie, Jane must find a way to free herself from a devil's bargain when a magical imp offers salvation—at a terrible price.

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One-Act Plays

A (Very Zombie) Christmas Carol (One-Act Version)

Comedy. 25 - 30 minutes. 2 females, 4 males, 2-6+ any gender (8-12+ performers possible).
Middle school and older.

In this twisted take on the well-loved Christmas tale, Scrooge not only has to contend with ghosts trying to save his soul but also zombies trying to eat his brains.

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Alice's Christmas in Wonderland

Comedy. 55 - 60 minutes. 3 females, 3 males, 15+ any gender (21-30+ performers possible).
Middle school and older performers, and elementary school and older audiences.

Reunited with a cast of familiar characters, Alice embarks on a holiday-themed adventure to bring Christmas, banned by the Queen of Hearts, back to Wonderland.

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The Kid Who Couldn't Stop Drawing

Comedy. 35 - 45 minutes. 10-40+ any gender.
Middle school and older performers, and elementary school and older audiences.

When a kid who...well, “can’t stop drawing” surprisingly decides to put down their pencil, the last thing they expect is for a swarm of drawing monsters to begin rampaging through their town.

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The Post Office (Competition Version)

Drama. 35 - 40 minutes. 3 females, 8 any gender.
Middle school and older.

Plagued by a mysterious illness, teenage shut-in Ash dreams of a life spent traveling beyond her small village.

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Shorts

Archibald the Monster

Comedy. 10 - 12 minutes. 9-16+ any gender.
Elementary school and older performers, and elementary school audiences.

When Young Robin takes over as narrator of their own bedtime story, they may just teach their older siblings a thing or two about what being a hero really means.

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Blacktop Jungle

Comedy. 10 - 12 minutes. 2 females, 1 male.
Middle school and older.

Hard-boiled kindergartener Linda Sharpe faces a tough choice when a bully threatens her potential new friend.

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The Curse of the Mummy Hamster

Horror Comedy. 10 - 15 minutes. 5+ any gender.
Elementary school and older performers, and elementary school audiences.

When a hamster's passing casts a curse upon the land, three imaginative siblings must find a way to break it...or did they only imagine it in the first place?!

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The Day the Music Came Back

Drama. 9 - 13 minutes. 5 any gender.
High school (or advanced middle school) and older.

In a future where music is banned, a secret gathering among teens turns dangerous when one of them unearths an illegal music device.

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Dream

Drama. 10 - 15 minutes. 2 females, 1 male.
Middle school and older.

When a student tries to thwart plans for a non-traditional prom, will her classmate become an accomplice, or instead discover the magic of diverse perspectives?

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The Final Battle (As it Occurred in the Holy City of Game Emporium and Exchange)

Comedy. 10 - 15 minutes. 1 female, 2 males, 2 any gender.
Middle school and older.

Two notorious superfans go head-to-head in an epic clash for the last copy of a hit role-playing game.

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The Lesser of Two Weevils

Comedy. 8 - 11 minutes. 5-7+ any gender.
Elementary school and older performers, and elementary audiences.

When two chickadees cause a commotion over a choice nesting spot, can an old squirrel reconcile them with a tale of battling weevil larvae?

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Like A Knife

Drama. 9 - 12 minutes. 3 females, 1 male.
Middle school and older.

When three souls are given the chance to pick their next forms on Earth, teenage Bella wants her choice to help heal the world of bigotry...but who or what should she become to do that?

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The Night Before Christmas

Comedy. 15 - 20 minutes. 2 females, 2 males, 10+ any gender (8-30+ performers possible).
Upper elementary and older performers, and audiences of all ages.

The famous poem that begins "'Twas the Night Before Christmas" comes alive and goes awry as its characters try to figure out what it all means.

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