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Anthologies & Performable Collections

Aesop Refabled

Performable Collection. Comedy. 45 - 60 minutes. 3-11 females, 3-11 males, (with the option of a gender-blind 3-actor cast; 3-21 performers possible).
Middle school and older.

Aesop's timeless fables get a 21st century reboot, with 8 writers putting a contemporary comic spin to the classic yarns.

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All of Us: A Celebration of BIPOC Voices

Performable Collection. 110 - 160 minutes. 5+ females, 2+ males (7-40+ performers possible, with many gender-flexible roles).
High school (or advanced middle school) and older performers, and middle school and older audiences.

Boasting a variety of meaty, challenging (and frequently gender-flexible) roles, these twelve exciting shorts from BIPOC authors offer a meaningful theatrical journey for, as the title has it, All of Us.

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And Hilarity Ensued (Pursued by a Bear)

Performable Collection. Comedy. 8 - 20 minutes. 4+ females, 4+ males (8-45+ performers possible, with many gender-flexible roles).
High school (and advanced middle school) and older performers, and middle school and older audiences.

A comedic baker's dozen comes together in one performable collection, with gender-flexible opportunities for every teen actor to find their moment.

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Brink Time

Performable Collection. Dramedy. 40 - 45 minutes. 3-13 females, 0-5 males (4-13 performers possible).
Middle school and older.

Young people must face the dramatic impact of sudden change in this quartet of short plays.

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Bullying, Ink.

Performable Collection. Comedy. 130 - 150 minutes. 4-25 females, 3-17 males, 8+ any gender (6-50+ performers possible).
Advanced middle school and older performers, middle school and older audiences.

Fourteen of YouthPLAYS' most exciting playwrights each contribute a short play as together they explore bullying from many angles in this collection with a widely flexible cast and running time.

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Forest Paths

Performable Collection. 90 - 100 minutes. 6-45+ any gender.
Middle school and older.

Visitors to this creepy collection of troubling tales will discover lying maps and the sinister Carrion Man, unfriendly doppelgängers and visitors from the stars, not to mention the most sinister camp counselor you could ever meet...

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Girls on the Brink: Seven female-forward plays for young adults

Performable Collection. Comedy. 70 - 80 minutes. 4-23 females, 0-8 males (4-23 performers possible).
Middle school and older.

A collection of short plays about coming of age and the dramatic impact of sudden change on young lives.

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Middle Schoolin' It

Anthology. 140 - 160 minutes. Up to 23 females and 19 males.
Middle school and older.

Fifteen short plays, ideal for classroom use, competition or one-act festivals, offer middle school actors the opportunity to tackle a wide variety of styles and subjects in plays that range from light-hearted romps to serious looks at what it means to grow up.

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Pieces of Mind: Ten Plays about Mental Health for Teens

Performable Collection. 105 - 150 minutes. 4+ females, 2+ males, 4+ any (10-50+ performers possible).
Middle school and older.

Mental health takes the spotlight in this performable collection as we encounter depressed superheroes, runaway phones, oh so many spiders and (a whole lot) more. 

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Bundles

Full-Length Adaptations Script Bundle

Adaptation. 70 - 110 minutes. Varies by title.
Varies by title.

Twelve full-length adaptations ranging from classics to serial comics to build up your script library.

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It's History Script Bundle

Drama. 20 - 125 minutes. Varies by title.
Varies by title.

Eight plays that draw their inspiration from real historical events, ranging from the colonial period to both world wars and more.

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Shakespeare and Company Script Bundle

Genre varies by title. 30 - 120 minutes. Varies by title.
Varies by title.

A baker's dozen "Shakespeare-adjacent" plays that range from updated takes on the Bard's classics to titles inspired by the work and lives of Shakespeare and his contemporaries.

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Vignette-Style Script Bundle

Genre varies by title. 23 - 110 minutes. Varies by title.
Varies by title.

Thirteen plays written in the popular vignette (aka episodic) style, often with very flexible casting, great for classwork and performance alike.

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Full-Length Plays

Alice in Wonderland (and back again)

Adaptation. 75 - 90 minutes. 4 females, 4 males, 48+ any gender (9-60 performers possible).
All ages.

Alice chases a White Rabbit down a hole to a world in which she encounters strange creatures and even stranger poetry.

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Anne of Green Gables

Drama. 100 - 120 minutes. 6-14 females, 2-5 males, 1+ any gender (9-20+ performers possible).
Middle school and older.

As she comes of age over the course of a strong-willed and inquisitive childhood, Anne ultimately teaches her adopted parents, siblings Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert, lifelong lessons about family in this free adaptation of the literary classic.

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As U Like It

Comedy. 60 - 70 minutes. 4-15 females, 3-13 males (11-18 performers possible).
Middle school and older.

As You Like It goes to high school as Shakespeare's classic collides with "catfishing" in this contemporary adaptation.

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An Avalanche of Murder

Mystery/Suspense. 75 - 85 minutes. 8-11 females, 5-7 males (13-16 performers possible).
Middle school and older.

In this affectionate spoof of old-fashioned murder mysteries, will the two youngest members of the Hopkins family figure out who's killing off their relatives before there's nobody left?

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The Baseball King

Comedy. 80 - 100 minutes. 2-25 females, 4-25 males (17-50 performers possible).
Middle school and older.

A modern retelling of the famous friendships, family, and feuds between David, Jonathan, and King Saul...baseball style.

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Brownies, Bicycles and Bigfoot

Comedy. 60 - 70 minutes. 4-6 females, 2-4 males, (8 performers total).
Middle school and older performers, audiences of all ages.

When their well-intentioned but ill-fated batch of brownies attracts Bigfoot, will the Creamer kids be in the kind of trouble they can't get out of...?

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The Christmas Princess

Comedy. 60 - 80 minutes. 4-8+ females, 4-5+ males (8-25 performers possible, including a flexible ensemble of dancers).
Middle school and older.

A spoiled princess must find three magical Christmas gifts for her parents if she is to escape an arranged marriage to the world's stupidest prince.

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Clockwork

Comedy. 65 - 75 minutes. 4 females, 4 males (8 performers plus optional extras).
High school and older performers, and middle elementary and older audiences.

When the magical clock that keeps all the fairytales on track suddenly breaks down, Janice the clock's guardian, and Morton her loyal helper, stumble through a series of misguided magic and mistaken identities as they try to avert impending disaster...

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The Comedy of Terrible Errors (large cast)

Comedy. 100 - 120 minutes. 2 females, 2 males, 11-14+ any (15-18+ performers possible).
Middle school and older.

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

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Crossing the Threshold

Dramedy. 60 - 70 minutes. 6-10 females, 6-10 males (12-20 performers possible).
Middle school and older.

Despite cerebral palsy, a family who can't understand her and the bullying girls at school, the gift of a Morgan horse she names Ringo may make all the difference for fifteen-year-old Sarah as she fights to find wholeness in her body and spirit.

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Cuentos de Josefina (Josephine's Tales)

Dramedy. 100 - 110 minutes. 6+ females, 4+ males (10-50+ performers possible).
Middle school and older.

A heartfelt memory in the form of multiple tales as they follow the story of Young Josefina and her brother Ignacio's journey from Mexico to the United States.

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Dear Chuck (full-length version)

Dramedy. 80 - 90 minutes. 8-50+ any gender.
Middle school and older.

Through scenes and monologues, a group of teen characters search for their "Chuck," that elusive moment of knowing who you are.

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Delaware Mudtub and the Mighty Wampum

Young Audiences. 60 - 65 minutes. 4-8+ females, 2-6+ males (6-14+ performers possible).
Middle school and older performers, elementary and older audiences.

Turtle carries the world on her back as the Red Fox, the Great Blue Heron, and otters Earle and Pearl must survive the wild banks of the Delaware River and each other, weaving together the wampum belt of their lives.

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The Female Quixote

Comedy. 70 - 80 minutes. 9+ females, 3+ males (12+ performers possible).
Middle school and high school performers, audiences of all ages.

A dozen young dreamers work together to transform the 18th century novel The Female Quixotewhose heroine Arabella believes the whole world is her personal fairy tale—into a play of their very own, expressing their fears and hopes about their own futures.

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Frog Quixote

Comedy. 75 - 80 minutes. 6-17 females, 6-17 males (17-23 performers possible).
Middle school and older performers, elementary and older audiences.

A bumbling frog causes chaos when he tries to save his lady-love who has been kidnapped by a dangerous duck...or has she...?

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A Girl of the Limberlost

Drama. 95 - 105 minutes. 6 females, 2 males, 14+ any gender (8-20+ performers possible).
Middle school and older performers, and audiences of all ages.

In the once beautiful Limberlost Swamp, 14-year-old Elnora longs to attend high school, despite her mother's resistance—with the help of friends, Elnora collects butterflies and moths to work her way through school...but will she win her mother's heart?

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The Goodcheer Home for Broken Hearts

Comedy. 95 - 105 minutes. 7-30+ females, 4-30+ males (14-40+ performers possible).
Middle school and older performers, audiences of all ages.

Can our hero, Steele Manly, save the sweet-smelling Shasta Bellflower and the saintly Charity Goodcheer, matriarch of The Goodcheer Home, from the evil, manipulative clutches of villain Severus C. Snackwell in this spoof of classic melodramas?

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The Hanging of the Greens

Young Audiences. 60 - 70 minutes. 8 females, 3 males, 9 any gender (20 performers total).
Elementary school and older.

If children play instead of hanging up the evergreens for winter protection, they are in danger of being kidnapped by Pinella, the Winter Witch.

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Harry's Hotter at Twilight (full-length version)

Comedy. 90 - 100 minutes. 7-25+ females, 5-25+ males (12-50+ performers possible).
Middle school and older.

Everyone's favorite vampires, wizards and werewolves battle lots and lots of evil in this crazed mash-up parody of the two biggest megahits of recent years, Harry Potter and Twilight.

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The Jungle Book

Adventure. 70 - 75 minutes. 2-8 females, 6-22 males (7-24 performers possible).
All ages.

Mowgli, a little boy raised by wolves, learns the Law of the Jungle as he is kidnapped by lawless monkeys, watches the elephants dance and comes face to face with his arch-enemy, Shere Khan, the tiger who is trying to eat him.

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Kid Turboni Brings the Rain

Dramedy. 60 - 70 minutes. 2 females, 3 males.
Middle school and older performers and all audiences.

Three kids from an Albuquerque housing project seek to end a crippling heat wave by following the example of Smack Turkenson, a fabled ex-tenant of the project who was able to steal rain from Mother Nature.

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La Mancha!

Comedy. 70 - 80 minutes. 7 females, 8 males, 3-33+ any gender (18-50+ performers possible).
Middle school and older performers, and elementary and older audiences.

A quiet Spanish town erupts into hilarious chaos as Don Quixote sets out on his quest to find the Golden Helmet of Mambrino—but is Dulcinea the Doughnut Lady their true night in shining armor...?

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Les Examables

Comedy. 100 - 110 minutes. 8-28 females, 5-25 males (15-40+ performers possible).
Middle school and older.

A hilariously insane satire based on the mega-musical Les Misérables.

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Little Women

Drama. 100 - 110 minutes. 11-16+ females, 4-8+ males (15-24+ performers possible).
Middle school and older.

In this tale of four sisters, we watch the fiercely independent Jo March become the woman who will one day pen the book that becomes the American classic Little Women.

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Melodramatics

Comedy. 65 - 75 minutes. 4-8 females, 5-9 males, plus extras (13-20+ performers possible).
Middle school and older.

A company of actors mount a new melodrama in a last ditch effort to save their Depression-era theater from the wrecking ball, but a pair of dastardly bank robbers are determined to destroy the show so they can dig up their buried loot.

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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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Midsummer.com

Comedy. 70 - 80 minutes. 10-16+ females, 5-11+ males (15-35+ performers possible).
Middle school and older.

When Titania and Oberon zap all of Shakespeare's fairies into our very real world, right into the middle of a theatre camp that's mounting A Midsummer Night's Dream, magic, Shakespeare and reality couldn't get more tangled.

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Miracle in Mudville

Comedy. 60 - 70 minutes. 13-17+ females, 5-11+ males, (21-31+ performers possible).
Middle school or upper elementary performers, and audiences of all ages.

With the help of a ghostly librarian, a frustrated little league ballplayer and his friends take an unexpected trip into their parents' past to fix the present.

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Musical (Mis)Adventures of Goopy and Bagha

Comedy. 60 - 70 minutes. 3-5 females, 4-6 males, 3-25+ any (10-45 performers possible).
Middle school and older performers, and elementary school and older audiences.

Two hopeful young musicians stumble through comic misadventures with river ghosts, preposterous kings, magical shoes and lovely princesses in a desperate search for someone who will love their questionable musicianship as much as they do.

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Once Upon A Pine: The Adventures of Pinocchio (full-length version)

Dramedy. 90 - 100 minutes. 8-25+ females, 6-25+ males (14-50+ performers possible).
Middle school and older performers and elementary school and older audiences.

The classic story of Pinocchio comes to life in this sparkling full-length adaptation that's fun for theatregoers of all ages!

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Patagonia

Comedy. 80 - 90 minutes. 1-6 females, 2-7 males (6-8 performers possible).
Middle school and older performers, elementary and older audiences.

A nine-year-old boy joins a grumpy old man on an adventure that just might change both of them for good.

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Perchance to Dream: A Sleeping Beauty's Faerie Tale

Adventure. 65 - 75 minutes. 2-5 females, 2-6 males (7-8 performers possible).
Middle school and older performers, and audiences of all ages.

A young adventurer must travel forward 100 years in time to save a headstrong princess cursed by the chaos faerie Maelstrom in this re-telling of Sleeping Beauty inspired by European faerie folklores.

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Pride & Prejudice

Comedy. 90 - 100 minutes. 8-14 females, 5 males and an unlimited ensemble of any gender (13-30+ performers possible).
Middle school and older.

The five Bennet sisters couldn't be more different from one another...but as they each set off in search of what their hearts desire, will they grow together or come apart?

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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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Queen Zixi of Ix: Or The Story of the Magic Cloak

Dramedy. 60 - 75 minutes. 5-25+ females, 5-25+ males (10-50+ performers possible).
All ages.

From the man who brought us The Wizard of Oz, this is the story of two orphaned children, aided by a group of misguided fairies, who unwittingly become rulers the great land of Noland and must battle to save it from the clutches of the evil Roly Rogues and the mysterious Queen Zixi of Ix.

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Robin Hood and the Heroes of Sherwood Forest

Adventure. 60 - 70 minutes. 6-24 females, 9-30 males (18-40+ performers possible).
Middle school and older.

A fresh spin on the classic tale of the rogue Robin Hood and the entire community of heroes he inspires to save Nottingham from the greedy Prince John.

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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

Drama. 105 - 115 minutes. 4+ females, 6+ males (12-40 performers possible).
Middle school and older.

A young girl comes of age in Jim Crow Mississippi in this authorized adaptation of the Newbery Award-winning classic.

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Rumors of Polar Bears (full-length version)

Drama. 90 - 100 minutes. 8-25+ females, 4-15+ males (14-40+ performers possible).
High school (and advanced middle school) and older performers, middle school and older audiences.

A ragtag band of teens fights for survival and to find life's little moments of joy in the aftermath of a climate induced catastrophe.

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The Secret Adversary

Mystery/Suspense. 65 - 75 minutes. 2-6 females, 3-12 males (5-18 performers possible).
Middle school and older.

In this adaptation of the Agatha Christie novel, down-at-the-heel jazz-era young adventurers Tommy and Tuppence endeavor to solve an international plot to bring down the British government.

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ShakeSPLOSION!!!

Comedy. 75 - 85 minutes. 9-21+ females, 4-14+ males (14-100+ performers possible).
Middle school and older.

Every play written by William Shakespeare! In 80 minutes!! Performed by teenagers!!!

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A Stranger on the Bus

Drama. 110 - 125 minutes. 12-50 any gender.
Middle school and older performers, audiences of all ages.

A young African-American girl takes an epic fantasy journey set against the backdrop of the busing movement, as two families, one on each side of the racial divide, grow to discover their love for each other.

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The Summer I Howled

Horror Comedy. 85 - 95 minutes. 6 females, 1 male, 9+ any gender (16+ performers possible).
Middle school and older.

Virginia "Woolf" is away at summer camp with friends, enemies and her crush when she finds out the hard way that while everyone changes in their teens, some changes include growing fur and claws whenever a full moon sits in the sky.

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The Superhero Ultraferno (full-length version)

Comedy. 100 - 110 minutes. 6-50 females, 6-50 males (12-90+ actors possible).
Middle school and older.

A crack team of actors tries to cover every superhero story in the craziest way imaginable.

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A Thousand and One Nights of Reality Television

Comedy. 60 - 70 minutes. 6-14 females, 5-11 males, 4-28+ any (15-50+ performers possible).
Middle school performers, and general audiences.

Fairy tales meet reality TV as producer Scheherazade must satisfy the Sultan with a new show a night or find herself on the cutting room floor—literally.

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Totally Okay, Right Now

Comedy. 65 - 70 minutes. 6 females, 1-2 males (7-8 performers possible)
Middle school and older.

Between too helpful parents, not always so helpful friends, and high school in all its glory and fury, can Lizzie negotiate the minefield that is being a teenager without detonating?!

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The Very Bad Girl Scouts

Comedy. 60 - 65 minutes. 10-16 females, 4-7 males (11-30 performers possible).
Middle school and older.

A brother and sister from Germany move to America, where they search for friendship and battle a troop of evil Girl Scouts.

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War of the Buttons

Drama. 90 - 100 minutes. 2 females, 10-14 males (12-16 performers possible, with some gender-flexibility).
Middle school and older.

The youth of a town on the brink of ruin battle the students of a local prep school that is gradually buying up their town, all the while protecting one of their own whose parents have abandoned him.

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Musicals

Alice on the Other Side

Musical. 90 - 100 minutes. 6-30+ females, 6-30+ males (12-50+ performers possible).
Middle school and older performers, elementary school and older audiences.

Follow Alice as she discovers the bewildering world on the other side of the mirror in this musical adaptation of Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking Glass.

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Brats in Space

Musical. 45 - 60 minutes. 8-15 females, 7-9 males, 9+ any gender (15-35 performers possible).
Elementary school and older.

When a fed up principal ships a group of bratty middle school students off into space and they encounter a group of bratty aliens on another planet...what will happen when brats collide?

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The Buttonhole Bandit

Musical. 60 minutes. 3-6 females, 3-6 males (6-12 performers possible).
All ages.

Little Phoebe spends her after school hours cowering in a closet—until she spies a moth flying through a buttonhole that draws her in, hurling her into an alien galaxy and a perilous journey of self discovery.

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Camp Monster

Musical. 60 - 75 minutes. 8-11 females, 7-11 males (plus unlimited ensemble members; 15-50+ performers possible).
Middle school and older performers, elementary and older audiences.

In this fun-filled musical, a group of monster kids must work together to defeat an evil camp director and keep the world safe for weird folks everywhere.

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Hank & Gretchen: A Modern Retelling of Hansel & Gretel; or Because Candy is That Good

Musical. 60 - 75 minutes. 8-15 females, 8-15 males (23-75+ performers possible).
Elementary school and older.

In a suffering economy running on addictive candy, Hank & Gretchen embark on the greatest adventure of their lives to uncover family secrets, restore health and order, break evil spells, and form great friendships along the way.

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It's Raining Tamales!

Musical. 55 - 65 minutes. 3-9+ females, 3-7+ males (6-13+ performers possible).
Late elementary and older performers, and elementary and family audiences.

Hector finds a bag of money hidden in the woods, but when he brings it home to his wiser wife, Inez, she must devise a clever plan to keep it from falling into the wrong hands.

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Jennifer the Unspecial: Time Travel, Love Potions & 8th Grade

Musical. 90 minutes. 3-30 females, 5-30 males (8-60 performers possible).
Middle school and older performers, elementary school and older audiences.

When awkward eighth grader Jennifer finds herself thrust into a time-traveling adventure with three of her classmates, is it time for her to step up and discover just how special she really is?

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K.C.@Bat

Musical. 45 - 60 minutes. 4-7+ females, 1-5+ males (11-50+ performers possible).
Elementary school and older.

The new girl in town whips her down-and-out local baseball team into shape, teaching them teamwork and dedication and leading them all the way to the championship game, where she may learn a thing or two herself...

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The Last Starfighter (family version)

Musical Comedy Adventure. 60 - 65 minutes. 6 females, 6 males, 3-48 any gender (15-60+ performers possible).
Middle school and older performers, audiences of all ages.

Teenager Alex Rogan's life takes an unexpected turn when he breaks a video game record and is spirited away by the game's inventor, the alien huckster Centauri, to fight for the Star League in another galaxy.

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The Last Starfighter (full-length version)

Musical. 85 - 95 minutes. 6-30+ females, 9-30+ males (15-60+ performers possible).
Middle school and older.

Teenager Alex Rogan's life takes an unexpected turn when he breaks a video game record and is spirited away by the game's inventor, the alien huckster Centauri, to fight for the Star League in another galaxy.

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One Smart Pig

Musical. 45 - 55 minutes. 5-20 females, 3-20 males (8-40+ performers possible).
Elementary school and older performers, audiences of all ages.

A respectful yet hilarious take on a traditional fairy story of three young pigs and their battle with the Bad Wolf, with eleven original songs, all carefully written to work well with young voices.

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The Pirates of Penzance

Musical. 80 - 90 minutes. 4-50+ females, 4-50+ males (8-100+ performers possible).
Elementary and older.

Well-mannered, gentle and compassionate pirates woo and marry wealthy heiresses in this refreshing update of the classic nautical-themed musical comedy.

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Prince Ugly

Musical. 100 - 110 minutes. 7+ females, 6+ males (15-50+ performers possible).
Elementary school and older.

What is a true friend? A fun, often zany contemporary musical fairy tale about identity and friendship.

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The Secret Garden (musical version)

Musical. 105 minutes. 8-16+ females, 5-16+ males (16-35+ performers possible).
Middle school and older.

A girl who has never been cared for by her parents experiences love for the first time when she discovers an abandoned secret garden, and helps to bring it back to life.

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The Wind in the Willows (musical version)

Musical. 80 - 90 minutes. 8-25+ females, 3-25+ males (15-50+ performers possible).
Middle school and older performers, audiences of all ages.

When Mole summons up the courage to leave her underground home, she might just find that friendship and adventure await in the world above.

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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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The Absurdist Super Hero Fairy Tale

Comedy. 30 - 45 minutes. 4-6 females, 5-7 males (10-12 performers possible).
Middle school and older.

It's up to a bumbling, absent-minded hero to save Basiltown and his own crumbling world from the insane and misguided crimes of a sentimental and emotionally fragile villain.

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The Adventures of Little Red Robin Hood

Comedy. 30 - 35 minutes. 7-12 females, 2-7 males (14 performers total).
Middle school and older performers, and audiences of all ages.

In this madcap mash-up of Robin Hood and Little Red Riding Hood, will Grandma lose her cottage to a developer who wants to cut down Sherwood Forest, or can her granddaughter, Robin Hood, save the day?

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The Adventures of Rocky & Skye

Comedy. 30 - 35 minutes. 2-21 females, 2-16 males, (4-37 performers total).
All ages.

Four characters grow up before our eyes as they journey from elementary to middle school in this fast-paced series of scenes that inspire us to appreciate the extraordinary moments of ordinary life.

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Aesop and George

Comedy. 50 - 60 minutes. 8-18 females, 4-14 males (16-24 performers total).
Middle school and older.

In a long abandoned theater, Aesop the storyteller collides with George the theatrical ghost in a battle of tales that teach and stories that entertain!

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Aladdin! Choose Your Own Arabian Night (one-act version)

Comedy. 55 - 60 minutes. 4 females, 3 males, 5+ any gender (12-40+ performers possible).
Middle school and older performers, and elementary and older audiences.

Audiences’ wishes are granted when Choose Your Own Adventure meets Aladdin in this zany comedy.

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Algebreathe

Comedy. 35 - 40 minutes. 4 any gender.
Middle school and older.

While brainstorming an idea for a group math project, four high school juniors come up with solutions to some of their own shared anxieties.

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Alice in Wonderland

Adaptation. 35 - 45 minutes. 2 females, 2 males, 14+ any gender (9-30 performers possible).
All ages.

Alice chases a White Rabbit down a hole to a world in which she encounters strange creatures and even stranger poetry.

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Alice's Birthday Suprise

Comedy. 35 - 40 minutes. 15 females, 7 males.
Middle school performers, elementary school and older audiences.

Too many people have too many plans to surprise Alice for her birthday, and when the colliding plans wind up on live TV, Alice isn't the only one who gets a surprise.

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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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And We Will Share the Sky

Dramedy. 50 - 60 minutes. 3-5+ females, 3-4+ males (6-8 performers possible, plus optional non-speaking roles).
Middle school and older performers and audiences of all ages.

Long, long ago, when the world is new, extroverted Brother Sun and introverted Sister Moon struggle to find their places and make peace with their differences in this play inspired by traditional tales of Nigeria and Senegal.

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Batten Down the Hatchlings

Comedy. 35 - 45 minutes. 3 females, 3 males, 7 any gender.
Middle school and high school.

The Native American tale of an eagle being raised as a prairie chicken is retold with a happy ending and as many bad chicken jokes as possible.

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The Beggar Prince

Comedy. 45 - 55 minutes. 5-12+ females, 2-8+ males (7-20+ performers possible).
Middle school and older performers, elementary school and older audiences.

When a stuck-up prince is married off to a most unusual "beggar," they're both about to learn some hard-won lessons about kindness, compassion and second chances.

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The Boston Massacre

Drama. 40 - 50 minutes. 14-40+ any gender.
Middle school and older actors, audiences of all ages.

A fast-paced ensemble work explores the varied accounts of the historic events in Boston Commons that transformed a collection of colonies into a democratic nation.

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Boys vs. Girls: Armageddon

Dramedy. 38 - 55 minutes. 6-8 females, 5 males, plus non-speaking roles (11-60+ performers possible).
Middle school and older.

Two best friends may be the only thing standing between total male vs. female armageddon.

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The Boys, The Bed, and The Balsa

Comedy. 25 - 30 minutes. 3 males.
Middle school and high school performers, all audiences.

When three feuding friends are forced to share a motel room and a single bed the night before the National Balsa Wood Tower Competition, will their tower still be standing in the morning?

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Brave Little Tailor

Comedy. 40 - 60 minutes. 2-20+ females, 2-20+ males (13-30+ performers possible).
Elementary school and older.

A child, through the magic of his grandmother's attic, is transported into the fable of the Brave Little Tailor and must outwit a host of colorful characters to learn where true bravery comes from.

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The Bread, the Bracelet and the Dove

Comedy. 40 - 50 minutes. 10-12 females, 2 males, 6 any gender (12-24 performers possible).
All ages.

Based on an Italian folktale, this lively play centers on the joys of family and the wonders and magic of Italian food.

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The Bremen Town Black Cat Band

Dramedy with music. 45 - 55 minutes. 1-6+ females, 2-7+ males, 5 any (8-29+ performers possible).
Middle school and older performers, and all audiences.

An accordion-playing Donkey is inexplicably chased away from his loving home by his affectionate human "parents," but even after achieving musical fame, his heart still cries out for the answer to why he was sent away—and for home.

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The Butterfly: Legends from the Middle Kingdom

Young Audiences. 50 - 55 minutes. 2-4 females, 2-4 males (5-6 performers possible).
Middle school and older performers, audiences of all ages.

Born in prison, Chou is befriended by an enchanted butterfly whose stories take Chou around the middle kingdom; could they take Chou to freedom?

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The Carol of Tiny Tim

Comedy. 25 - 30 minutes. 2 females, 2 males, 2 any gender, plus a chorus of 2+ (8+ performers possible).
Middle school and older performers, elementary school and older audiences.

Five years after that life-changing night when Ebenezer Scrooge was visited by the spirits and discovered the true meaning of Christmas, an older, jaded Tiny Tim may be in need of just such an intervention.

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Chairs

Horror. 15 - 20 minutes. 11 any gender, plus up to 9 optional extras.
Middle school and older.

Ten teens who have been mysteriously locked in a room try to survive a deadly game of musical chairs.

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Children of Hooverville

Drama. 45 - 55 minutes. 10 females, 3 males (with up to 7 additional non-speaking roles; 13-20 performers possible).
Middle school and older.

During the Dust Bowl era, a hopeful 13-year-old journeys with her friends and family to California in search of a better life.

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The Cinderella Chronicles

Comedy. 30 - 40 minutes. 7-17+ females, 1-11+ males (8-28+ performers possible).
All ages.

When two girls discover Cinderella's diary in an old museum trunk, the stage is soon flooded with characters in a strangely different version of the oft-told tale.

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Clever Catherine

Comedy. 25 - 35 minutes. 1-6 females, 1-6 males (5-7 performers possible).
Elementary and older.

The King marries Catherine for her wit, only to discover that she is unable to turn it off--but perhaps crafting the most clever riddle of all will prove just how much she loves him...and he needs her.

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Clothes-Minded

Dramedy. 35 - 45 minutes. 2-8+ females, 1-7+ males (9-15 performers possible).
Middle school and older.

Chaos descends on a white load of laundry when a colored sock is accidentally thrown in.

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The Coloring Book

Dramedy. 55 - 65 minutes. 8-14+ any gender.
Middle school and older performers, and audiences of all ages.

In the pages of a coloring book, animals who have been colored in different styles must learn not to judge each other based on appearance.

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The Coloring Book (Competition Version)

Dramedy. 30 - 40 minutes. 8-11+ any gender.
Middle school and older performers, and audiences of all ages.

In the pages of a coloring book, animals who have been colored in different styles must learn not to judge each other based on appearance.

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The Complete Novels of Jane Austen: Now New and Improved!

Comedy. 15 - 20 minutes. 3-12+ any gender.
Middle school and older.

All six of Jane Austen's novels get reboots in modern styles ranging from soap opera to sitcom, paranormal romance to reality TV and more in this flexible cast, fast-paced comedy, but maybe keeping it classic is just the thing to stay trending...

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Creature Features (Modern Day Mutants)

Dramedy. 20 - 30 minutes. 7-9 any gender.
Middle school and older.

A group of students who each have a unique physical feature become an alliance of friends who must stand up for their originality against a group of students who want everyone to be normal.

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Crimes and Rhymes

Comedy. 55 - 65 minutes. 5 males, 5 females, 5 any gender (15 total performers).
All ages.

Strange things are afoot in Storyland. Can the world's greatest special agent get to the bottom of this fairy tale mystery?

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The Dancing Princesses

Comedy. 50 - 60 minutes. 3 females, 4-5 males (7-8 performers possible).
Advanced middle school and older performers, and upper elementary school and older audiences.

A poor but clever shepherd poses as a prince in order to solve the riddle of the Dancing Princesses and win the hand of one of them.

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Dancing With Myself

Dramedy. 35 - 45 minutes. 7 females.
Middle school and older.

Seven high school girls use music as their inspiration to break free of the labels they've been forced to wear.

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Dandelion

Young Audiences. 10 - 15 minutes. 1-5 females, 1-5 males (6 performers total).
Elementary school and older.

Dandelion overdresses for a come-as-you-are party and is turned away because the hostess does not recognize him in this adaptation of the Don Freeman book.

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Dear Chuck (one-act version)

Dramedy. 30 - 40 minutes. 8-30+ any gender.
Middle school and older.

Through scenes and monologues, a group of teen characters search for their "Chuck," that elusive moment of knowing who you are.

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Dodge

Comedy. 25 - 35 minutes. 5-15 females, 6-15 males (11-30 performers possible).
Elementary and middle school.

When a lazy but basically good elf disappears, will her apparent abduction trigger a war between the elves and the gnomes?

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The Eagle and the Old Woman

Fable. 25 - 35 minutes. 3 females, 4-16+ any gender (7-19+ performers possible).
Elementary school and older.

A selfish girl manipulates her grandmother into betraying their benefactor's trust—with potentially disastrous consequences—in this fable based on a tale from the African diaspora.

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Escape from the Cybernet

Dramedy. 35 - 45 minutes. 6 females, 4 males, 2-5 any gender (12-15 performers possible).
Middle school and older performers, and upper elementary and older audiences.

While quarantined inside, a gang of computer-savvy "geek-straordinaires" must team up on a socially-distanced adventure to save their friend.

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The Exceptional Childhood Center

Comedy. 25 - 35 minutes. 2-4 females, 2-3 males (5-6 performers possible).
Middle school and older.

On Reggie Watson's first day at a highly competitive preschool, he makes a critical error that may threaten his entire future—but it also teaches him and his classmates what it truly means to be exceptional.

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The Fantasists

Comedy. 45 - 55 minutes. 2-9 females, 1-8 males (10 performers total).
Middle school and older performers, elementary and older audiences.

Two young wizard-storytellers compete to be named Fantasist of their island, but for either to win, both will have to work together or crash and burn in spectacularly comic fashion.

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For (Sandwich) Lovers Only

Comedy. 35 - 45 minutes. 4-20 females, 5-20 males (9-40 performers possible).
Middle school and older.

A teenage boy embarks on an epic quest to rise above average, stop a zombie apocalypse and win the heart of the girl of his dreams.

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From Shakespeare with Love?

Comedy. 35 - 40 minutes. 2-7 females, 2-9 males (4-16 performers possible).
Middle school and older.

When Romeo reveals that he plans to revenge himself upon Shakespeare by killing him in a duel, it's up to three characters from the comedies to make sure that all's well that ends well and save the Bard.

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Funtown

Drama. 28 - 35 minutes. 1 female or non-binary, 7 any gender.
Middle school and older.

When their home is marked for demolition, will five teenage misfits find a way to save it, or will their chosen family fall apart?

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Furry Tales

Comedy. 50 - 60 minutes. 7-27 females, 8-28 males (15-35 performers possible).
All ages.

When the animals in Furry Tale Land begin losing their tails because the famous book characters are forgetting the fairy tales, it's up to three brave animals to find a human who still knows the stories, bring her back to their magic land and unscramble the mess before the tales and tails are gone forever!

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The Ghosts of Pineville

Dramedy. 45 - 55 minutes. 4 females, 6 males, 2+ any gender (12+ performers possible).
Middle school and older performers, and middle and elementary school audiences.

When ghosts threaten to overrun Pineville, the town's survival may just depend on a trio of young friends turned paranormal investigators: Can they manage to do the right thing when it's so much easier not to?

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Girls

Comedy. 25 - 30 minutes. 6 females, 1 male.
Middle school and older.

Three teen apprentices at a summer Shakespeare festival experience the rollercoaster highs and lows of young love...all while awaiting their entrance for that evening's performance.

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Goldilocks In Nurseryland

Comedy. 30 - 40 minutes. 6-7 females, 5-8 males (3 roles are voice only; 11-15 performers possible).
Middle school and older performers, elementary school and older audiences.

In the spirit of Shrek, this fractured fairy tale comically chronicles the exploits of Goldilocks as she flees the Three Bears and seeks asylum with the compulsive kisser Georgie Porgie and a host of nursery rhyme characters.

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Greek Gods Under Quarantine

Comedy. 35 - 45 minutes. 10 females, 10 males (3-20+ performers possible).
Middle school and older.

While quarantining during a pandemic, the ancient Greek gods must work together to solve a mystery and save humanity.

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The Grippe of October

Drama. 50 - 55 minutes. 13-18 females, 5-12 males (18-30 performers possible).
Middle school and older.

As the Spanish Flu epidemic carves its way through Albany, New York, teenage Alice McMahon's world will never be the same.

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The Grippe of October (Competition Version)

Drama. 40 minutes. 13-18 females, 5-12 males (18-30 performers possible).
Middle school and older.

As the Spanish Flu epidemic carves its way through Albany, New York, teenage Alice McMahon's world will never be the same.

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Gwen and Mary at Glenn Ross

Comedy. 54 - 64 minutes. 7 any gender.
Middle school and older.

Mamet's classic tale of cutthroat real estate salesmen reset among the pre-teens of Glenn Ross Academy manages to be simultaneously comical and ominous as it skewers the world of education.

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Herby Alice Counts Down to Yesterday

Comedy. 30 - 35 minutes. 3 females, 3 males, 4-20+ any gender (10-50+ performers possible).
Middle school and older performers, audiences of all ages.

The universe may very well be at stake when Rose Plum pressures middle school rocket scientist Herby Alice to provide the juicy story she needs to get in good with the school broadcast elite.

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Hi, We Thought You Were Dead

Dramedy. 15 - 20 minutes. 4 males.
Middle school and older.

A middle school star basketball player has died in a car accident—at least that's what they tell him when he shows up for school.

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HKFN: The Abbreviated Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (one-act version)

Comedy. 25 - 35 minutes. 3-8 females, 2-6 males (5-10 performers possible).
Middle school and older.

When an actor tries to escape a production of the controversial Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by running away from school, the play gives chase.

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Holmes Jr. High

Comic Mystery. 40 - 50 minutes. 10 females, 1 male, 10+ any gender (16-21+ performers possible).
Upper elementary and older performers, and all audiences.

Something strange is afoot at Holmes Jr. High, and unless Jamie Watts and his new lockermate Cheryl Locke can solve the mystery of who stole the school's mascot costume and sabotaged things, the end-of-year festivities will be ruined for everyone.

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How the Elephant Got His Trunk

Comedy. 25 - 35 minutes. 7-18 females, 2-13 males (9-20 performers possible).
Elementary school and older.

When a nosey young elephant tangles with the wrong reptile, has he bitten off more than he can chew?

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Hula Heart

Dramedy. 50 - 60 minutes. 5 females, 2 males.
Middle school and older.

A boy recently transplanted from Hawai'i to Southern California learns about life as he strives to balance the old with the new.

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In the Village of the Brothers Grimm

Dramedy. 50 - 60 minutes. 4-35 females, 3-29 males (7-43 performers possible).
Middle school and older performers, audiences of all ages.

A play rich with the finely-drawn characters from the Brothers Grimm entices you into a magical world of once upon a time.

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Johnny and Sally Ann

Comedy. 55 - 65 minutes. 1-5 females, 2 males, 2-28 optional any gender (3-35 performers possible).
All ages.

Johnny Appleseed and his friend Pete travel the countryside encountering real and fictional female figures in American folklore.

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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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Kim Arthur and the Nerds of the Round Table

Comedy. 35 - 45 minutes. 6-10 females, 3-7 males (10-13+ performers possible).
Elementary schools and middle schools.

A book-smart girl removes the mysterious "Motherboard in the Stone" and becomes queen of Game-A-Lot, where she and her fellow nerds must invent the greatest video game of all time to save their beloved arcade in this spoof of the King Arthur legend.

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Kitty Steals a Dog

Comedy. 22 - 30 minutes. 2 females, 2 males.
Middle school and older.

When reluctant ballerina Kitty and uptight teenage lemonade salesman Liam form an unlikely alliance to kidnap the girl next door's dog, will their unsuspecting suburban neighborhood erupt into canine chaos?

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Know Your Role

Dramedy. 40 - 50 minutes. 5-25 females, 5-25 males (10-50 performers possible).
Middle school and older.

Through scenes and monologues that range from hilarious to heartbreaking, this one-act explores how society's gender expectations affect teens' daily lives.

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Drama. 30 - 35 minutes. 2 females, 3 males, 11+ any gender (9-16+ performers possible).
Middle school and older.

On a campout near the Hudson River, a high school drama club brings The Legend of Sleepy Hollow to life, and it may be that they're not so different from its characters—but can they find a different ending?

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Like a Metaphor

Dramedy. 30 - 40 minutes. 4 females, 3 males.
Middle school and older performers, elementary school and older audiences.

A girl named Scout who uses a wheelchair and loves to dance meets a boy named Jazz who follows the beat of his own drum.

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Lipstick and Heroics

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.

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Many Maids Made Me Murder (or maybe the butler did do it)

Comedy. 55 - 65 minutes. 15-45+ any gender.
Middle school and older.

When a butler goes rogue, the Sacred Order of Maids is on the case, and maid justice will be done!

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The Marvelous Mellow Melodrama of the Marriage of the Mislaid Minor

Comedy. 50 - 60 minutes. 4-7 females, 3 males, 7-10+ any (10-20+ performers possible).
Middle school and older performers, and upper elementary and older audiences.

When Penelope Kerslake returns home from boarding school to tell her beloved father, the Major, of her impending marriage to Gilroy Gladheart, only to find out he has already promised her hand to another, the villainous Derk Dastardly, can she find a way to escape her fate?

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Me, My Selfie & I

Dramedy. 40 - 50 minutes. 2-20+ females, 2-20+ males (6-40+ performers possible).
High school (and advanced middle school) and older performers, middle school and older audiences.

A group of teens struggle to find the balance between documenting their lives and living them.

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Me, My Selfie & I (Virtual Edition)

Dramedy. 40 - 50 minutes. 2-20+ females, 2-20+ males (6-40+ performers possible).
High school (and advanced middle school) and older performers, middle school and older audiences.

A group of teens struggle to find the balance between documenting their lives and living them.

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A Midsummer Night's Nap

Comedy. 30 - 37 minutes. 4-13 males, 4-13 females (8-17 performers possible).
Middle school and older.

Take a madcap dash through A Midsummer Night's Dream, with three narrators and a comic company navigating Shakespeare's classic tale of fairies, lovers and rude mechanicals.

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The Milli Vanilli Orchestra

Comedy. 30 - 35 minutes. 2-21 females, 2-16 males (16-37 performers possible).
Middle school and older.

A young slacker tries to hide the incompetence of his band by lip syncing the William Tell Overture.

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The Minotaur

Drama. 45 - 60 minutes. 4-20+ females, 5-15+ males (12-35+ performers possible).
Middle school and older.

The Princess Ariadne promises her brother—known as "The Minotaur"—that she will not let anyone hurt him, but now Theseus has come from Athens to slay the famous monster.

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Murder (Comedy) in Space!

Comedy. 45 - 55 minutes. 9-30 any gender.
Middle school and older.

An intergalactic detective discovers a well-intentioned and possibly beneficial fraud, and must decide whether to reveal it.

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My Big Adele Moment

Dramedy. 15 - 20 minutes. 2 females.
Middle school and older

As two best friends wait backstage at a rehearsal for the school talent show, will their competitiveness get the best of them and ruin their friendship?

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The Mystic Tale of Aladdin

Adventure. 50 - 60 minutes. 9 females.
Middle school and older performers, audiences of all ages.

Seven maidens and their attendants, waiting to hear which of them the Sultan has chosen for his bride, pass the time by enacting the classic tale themselves.

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Nana's Happy Happy Good News Only Birthday Video Chat

Comedy. 30 - 40 minutes. 7-10 any gender.
Middle school and older.

When a storm turns Nana's birthday party into a family video chat, can her grandkids fool her into thinking they have their act together?

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No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

Comedy. 40 - 50 minutes. 8-32 females, 4-32 males (12-48 performers possible).
Middle school and older performers, audiences of all ages.

What's a kind, level-headed girl to do when she keeps finding herself on the wrong end of every fairy tale plot line that crosses her path?

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Nobody's Listening

Dramedy. 50 - 60 minutes. 3 males, 3 females, plus extras (any gender).
Middle school and older.

A feisty kid sabotages a live television broadcast to make a statement about gun violence in this anti-violence dramedy.

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Now You See Me

Dramedy. 30 - 35 minutes. 5+ females, 3+ males (8-22+ performers possible).
Middle school and older.

A play about what happens when young people slip through the cracks, and what drives them to violence.

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Of Gods and Cows

Comedy. 25 - 35 minutes. 4-11 females, 2-10 males (10-16+ performers possible).
Middle school and older.

When Prometheus steals fire from the all-powerful gods and gives it to humanity, he unleashes both the wrath of the Olympians and the human power to create.

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The Old New Kid

Comedy. 30 - 40 minutes. 3-10+ females, 2-9+ males (8-30+ performers possible).
All ages.

The former "new kid" battles for the meaning of identity, Thanksgiving, dodgeball, and the correct spelling of "cornucopia."

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Once Upon A Pine: The Adventures of Pinocchio (one-act version)

Dramedy. 40 - 50 minutes. 3-15+ females, 3-15+ males (8-30+ performers possible).
Middle school and older performers and elementary school and older audiences.

The classic story of Pinocchio comes to life in this sparkling one-act adaptation that's fun for theatregoers of all ages!

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Outside the Box

Dramedy. 25 - 35 minutes. 12 any gender.
Middle school and older.

A group of imaginative teenagers offer their friends, parents and teachers a way to view life from a whole new perspective by inviting them to think outside the box.

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The Pied Piper of Hamelin Town

Fairy Tale. 30 - 40 minutes. 3-15+ females, 3-15+ males (22-40 performers possible).
Elementary school and older.

When the Pied Piper comes a-callin', it's up to three unlikely heroes—a cat, a mouse and a bird—to save the lost children of Hamelin Town and give this traditional tale a happy ending.

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Piñata Utopia

Dramedy. 20 - 25 minutes. 5-16 females, 3-16 males (10-21+ performers possible).
Middle school and older.

Follow the journey of piñatas as they go from the party store to the birthday party in the hopes of reaching that magical place where their torment will end.

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The Post Office

Drama. 50 - 60 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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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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The Prettiest Duckling

Dark Comedy. 20 - 25 minutes. 2 any gender.
Middle school and older.

Adorable ducklings Cutesy and Gorgeous want the very best for their gray-feathered sibling that they love "so so much," but...

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Puss N. Boots

Young Audiences. 50 - 55 minutes. 8-13 females, 5-10 males (14-18 performers total).
Middle school and older performers, middle school and younger audiences.

Puss N. Boots leads a ragtag group of misfits to help Robert, Duke of Wessex, regain his dukedom from an evil Ogre.

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The Race

Comedy. 15 - 20 minutes. 5+ any gender.
Elementary school and older.

With pollution choking the air and the fate of the world at stake, a race must be held to decide what is to be done—and who will take the lead.

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Rising

Drama. 30 - 35 minutes. 4 females, 3 males.
Middle school and older.

Seven students are trapped in their classroom by rising floodwaters during Hurricane Harvey.

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screens

Dramedy. 35 - 45 minutes. 7 females, 3 males, up to 30 any gender (10-40 performers possible).
Middle school and older performers, elementary and older audiences.

If no one could see you behind your computer screen, what would you say--and who would you become?

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Secret Life Under the Stairs

Young Audiences. 30 - 35 minutes. 2 males, 2 females.
All ages.

A new kid shows up and disturbs the secret hideout of a group of misfits in this play about making friends, navigating change and exploring imaginative worlds lurking just beneath the stairs.

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ShakeSPLOSION!!! (40-Minute Version)

Comedy. 35 - 45 minutes. 9-20+ females, 4-14+ males (14-80+ performers possible).
Middle school and older.

The comedies and tragedies of William Shakespeare! In 40 minutes!! Performed by teenagers!!!

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ShakeSPLOSION!!! (60-Minute Version)

Comedy. 60 minutes. 9-21+ females, 4-14+ males (14-100+ performers possible).
Middle school and older.

Every play written by William Shakespeare! In 60 minutes!! Performed by teenagers!!!

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The Show Ends When The Stoop Breaks

Drama. 50 - 60 minutes. 1 female, 1 male, 1 any gender (with an optional, flexibly-sized ensemble).
Middle school and older.

When a beloved mural is threatened with destruction, two friends—a street dancing artist focused on community organizing and a hardworking pizza delivery boy dreaming of a life beyond his block—have to come to terms with what it means for their neighborhood...and their friendship.

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Sidekickin' It!

Comedy. 23 - 30 minutes. 2 females, 6-9 any gender (8-11 total performers).
Middle school and older performers, elementary school and older audiences.

When the world's greatest supercriminal, Von Darkness, gets a new partner, the heroic Daybreak learns that he may need to reach out to succeed.

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The Stories of Myth

Drama. 20 - 25 minutes. 2 females, 0-5+ any gender (2-7+ performers possible).
High school (and advanced middle school) and older performers, and middle school and older audiences

An eccentric storyteller from a mystical circus offers a young socialite the chance of a lifetime, or does she...?

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The Superhero Ultraferno (one-act version)

Comedy. 40 - 45 minutes. 6+ females, 6+ males (12-52 performers possible).
Middle school and older.

A crack team of actors works its way through the highlights and lowlights of the superhero pantheon in the craziest way imaginable.

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A Tale from the North Woods

Fairy Tale. 55 - 65 minutes. 7 females, 9 males, 7+ any gender (17-40 performers possible)
Elementary school and older.

When a gnome and a troll become friends, they must overcome the prejudice of their families if they are to maintain their friendship.

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A Tale of Two Jacks

Comedy. 50 - 60 minutes. 12 females, 3 males, 10-30+ any gender (25-50+ performers possible).
Upper elementary school and older performers, and elementary and middle school audiences.

Nursery Rhymes and Fairy Tales clash hilariously when famous "Jacks" from both genres of children's stories swap lives and end up bringing Gooseland and Fairytalia to the brink of battle.

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The Tea Servant

Drama. 25 - 35 minutes. 2+ females, 3+ males (5-25 performers possible).
Middle school and older.

A Japanese serving woman dresses as a man to accompany her mistress through a dangerous forest.

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Techies

Comedy. 25 - 35 minutes. 3-4 females, 5-6 males (8-9 performers possible).
Middle school and older.

All Tony Sullivan wants to do is graduate high school and go to Harvard, but as he stage manages his last high school play, it seems that his friends, his teacher, his old girlfriend, his friends' parents and even Harvard itself are all lined up against him: will the show go on?

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Two Houses

Drama. 40 - 45 minutes. 2 females, 2 males, 5+ any gender (9+ performers possible)
Suitable for middle school and older.

When Oliver's parents announce their divorce, he becomes an unwilling member of a group of teens navigating big changes.

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The Unscary Ghost

Comedy. 40 - 50 minutes. 5 females, 3 males, 8+ any gender (13-30+ performers possible).
Middle school and older performers, audiences of all ages.

What do you do when you're a ghost, but nobody is afraid of you?

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Vital Organs

Comedy. 15 - 20 minutes. 2 females, 3 males (flexible).
Middle school and older.

A recovering transplant patient determined to stock up, doctors selling organs, a kid kleptomaniac and a soup-cooking candy striper right out of Sweeney Todd...calling it a health care crisis would be an understatement...

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Welcome to the Neighborhood

Mystery/Suspense. 25 - 35 minutes. 5 females, 1 male, 4-12 any gender (10-22 performers possible).
Middle school and older.

Chloe is enjoying a slumber party with her new friends when she suddenly learns that nothing in her neighborhood is as it seems.

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What Happened at the Mud Puddle

Comedy. 25 - 30 minutes. 8 females, 4 males.
Middle school and older.

When Taylor decides to hold an over-the-top yacht party on the same day as her best friend's backyard birthday party, tensions rise, guests are forced to take sides, true colors will be on display—and, of course, someone gets pushed into a mud puddle.

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The Wild and Wacky Rhyming Stories of Miss Henrietta Humpledowning

Comedy. 35 - 45 minutes. 2-15 females, 2-11 males (4-22 performers possible).
Middle school and older performers, audiences of all ages.

Four strange, funny, and offbeat stories told in rhyming couplets.

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The Wind In The Willows (one-act version)

Comedy. 50 - 60 minutes. 7-20+ females, 3-20+ males (12-40+ performers possible).
Middle school and older performers, elementary and older audiences.

Mole leaves her underground home and finds adventure and friendship in the world above.

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The Wise Peasant Girl

Fairy Tale. 20 - 30 minutes. 1 female, 1 male, 9-13 any gender (11-15+ performers possible).
Elementary and middle school.

A wise peasant girl teaches King Alexander how to solve the bizarre problems in his kingdom.

 

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Comedy. 40 - 50 minutes. 4 females, 3-14+ any gender (7-18+ performers possible).
Middle school and older performers, elementary and older audiences.

A restless dreamer is swept away to the magical land of Oz and must find her way home using her heart, brains and courage.

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Shorts

A (Very Zombie) Christmas Carol (15-Minute Version)

Horror Comedy. 15 - 20 minutes. 2 females, 4 males, 2-6+ any gender (8-12+ performers possible).
Middle school and older.

The beloved Christmas classic...with zombies.

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Abby Does the Mashed Potato

Dramedy. 8 - 12 minutes. 2 females, 1 male.
High school (and advanced middle school) and older performers, and middle school and older audiences.

When Abby—who has been cursed with nonstop dancing—meets Jack, can the two teens find a way out of their dancing dilemma?

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Aberzombie

Comedy. 10 minutes. 2-9 females, 2-8 males (4-11 performers possible).
Middle school and older.

An all too cheerful spokesmodel guides us through a nightmare world of the living dead, and if that weren't bad enough, there are zombies!

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Add Nauseam

Comedy. 8 - 12 minutes. 2-6 females, 2-4 males, (4-10 performers possible).
Middle school and older.

Throwing up in math class is bad enough, but when Ginny tells a friend her tale of projectile vomiting woe, it takes on a life of its own, rising to new and ever more ridiculous heights with each new teller.

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After The Hill

Comedy. 7 - 10 minutes. 1 female, 1 male, 1 any gender.
Middle school and older.

Will Jack and Jill finally break the vicious cycle that they've been trapped in for as long as they can remember...?

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Aleema the Boy Girl

Drama. 8 - 10 minutes. 3 females, 1 male.
Middle school and older.

An Afghan girl enjoys being raised as a boy, but her freedom won't last long.

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All A-Twitter

Dramedy. 10 - 12 minutes. 2 females.
Middle school and older.

While two sisters watch a meteor shower, their divorced mother's annoying cell phone "tweets" force them to question their uncertain future and the reality of their lives, ultimately bringing them closer together.

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Almost Immortal

Drama. 9 - 12 minutes. 2 females, 1 male.
Middle school and older.

In the distant future, a teenage girl and her great-great-great-great-great-grandfather are on the brink of immortality.

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And Tomorrow And Tomorrow...

Comedy. 8 - 12 minutes. 3-4 females, 0-1 male (4 performers total).
Middle school and older performers, upper elementary and older audiences.

Stumbling from the battlefield into the afterlife, Macbeth encounters three spirits who offer him a chance for a do-over—will he get it right this time?

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Andy and Chrys

Comedy. 6 - 8 minutes. 1 female, 1 male.
Middle school and older.

Chrys may be in a wheelchair, but it's Andy who needs help with his game.

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The Ants and the Grasshopper

Comedy. 5 - 8 minutes. 3 any gender.
All ages.

An updated version of the classic fable The Ant and the Grasshopper.

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AP Despondency

Dramedy. 10 - 15 minutes. 4 females, 1 male, 1+ any gender (6+ performers possible).
High school (and mature middle school) and older.

When anxious, sleep-deprived Maeve's AP Biology class turns into her imagination's worst nightmare, will she remember that nothing is as bad as her head makes it out to be, or is this a diabolical daydream she can't snap out of?

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Awareness

Dramedy. 3 - 5 minutes. 3 females.
Middle school and older.

A bully tries to write an essay on bullying awareness, unaware of her own behavior.

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Babies

Comedy. 8 - 10 minutes. 5 females, 3 males.
Middle school and older.

In a maternity ward, four couples fantasize about their babies becoming huge bullies.  

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Banned from Student Activities

Comedy. 9 - 12 minutes. 2 females.
Middle school and older.

Best friends Katie and Gretchen aren't going to prom, but who cares? (Katie. Katie really cares.)

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Bat, Birds, and Beasts

Comedy. 7 - 9 minutes. 2 females, 1 male.
Middle school and older.

A teenager must decide how can she keep her both of her best friends without losing them both.

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Bath Time is Fun Time

Comedy. 10 minutes. 4 any gender.
Elementary school and older.

Four bath toys face an existential crisis in the aftermath of a traumatic bath encounter with a little boy—so traumatic, in fact, that they've become afraid of the water.

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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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Brace Yourself

Comedy. 8 - 10 minutes. 2 females, 2 males.
Middle school and older.

When a girl gets braces, it sets off a train wreck of miscommunications between her and her boyfriendcourtesy of a couple of well-intentioned but clueless friendsthat could derail them for good in this teenage comedy of errors.

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Bully Issues

Comedy. 9 - 11 minutes. 1 female, 2 males.
Middle school and older.

Three bullies confront the challenges of bullying today and how they can become better at doing it...but do they really want to be?

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Can't Forget

Comedy. 6 minutes. 2 females.
Middle school and older.

Are some friendships too broken to be fixed?

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Cheer Squad

Comedy. 7 - 10 minutes. 3 females.
Middle school and older.

Mean girl cheer captains teach a new cheerleader how not to be a team player.

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A Chill in My Bones

Horror Comedy. 10 - 15 minutes. 3 females, 1 any gender.
Middle school and older.

When you think your psychic mom is a quack, what do you do when one of her customers shows up with Death hot on her heels...only it turns out your mom isn't the only one who's gifted...?

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Chubby Bunny

Comedy. 10 minutes. 1 female, 1 male, 1 any gender (3 total performers).
All ages.

Two marshmallows discover each other and find true love...until they are introduced to a campfire.

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The Clarinet Section is Sick of Your Garbage

Comedy. 9 - 11 minutes. 4 females.
Middle school and older.

The marching band clarinet section has to decide whether prom is capitalist propaganda designed to reinforce gender roles at the expense of individualism, or just, y'know, a really fun time.

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Closeted

Dramedy. 8 - 10 minutes. 1 female, 1 male.
Middle school and older.

When the smart but far from cool kid is trapped in the closet with the girl who's way out of his league during a game of the infamous teen rite of passage Seven Minutes in Heaven, will it be hell on earth or the heaven that neither of them expected...?

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Confessions of a Peanut Butter Addict

Comedy. 9 - 11 minutes. 1 female.
Middle school and older.

Wrestling with her addiction to peanut butter, a girl reaches out for help.

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Count Spatula

Comedy. 10 - 15 minutes. 6 females, 2 males
Middle school and older.

When the students at Bram Stoker High worry that their new chef, Count Spatula, may be a bloodsucker, it's up to Vanessa Helsing to stick her neck out and rescue their classmate Mina in this high stakes parody of Bram Stoker's Dracula.

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The Dance We Do

Dramedy. 8 - 10 minutes. 3 females, 1 male.
Middle school and older.

Becca is starting her senior year in high school, but the long shadows of her older siblings may keep her from doing the thing she loves most.

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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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Dead Air

Horror Comedy. 11 - 13 minutes. 4 females, 1 any gender.
Middle school and older.

True crime podcast Modern Murder is a hit with the girls at the slumber party—until the host starts talking about them!

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DragonSlay

Comedy. 7 - 11 minutes. 1 male, 1 female, 1-2 any gender.
Middle school and older performers, audiences of all ages.

A young prince goes on a quest to slay a dragon to win the admiration of a princess.

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DragonzFire

Drama. 9 - 10 minutes. 2 females, 1 male, 1 any gender.
Middle school and older.

DragonzFire is Bailey and William's refuge from the miserable realities of high school, but when bullies infiltrate their beloved video game, Bailey takes revenge in a way that puts her friendship with William to a painful test.

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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 Elves

Horror Comedy. 10 - 12 minutes. 2 females, 2 males, 4+ any (8+ performers possible).
Middle school and older.

When two toy-hungry kids journey to the North Pole for an epic present grab, they discover that Santa's elves are hungry too...just not for presents.

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Erasing the Brain

Dramedy. 8 - 11 minutes. 1 male, 1 female, plus a female offstage voice.
Upper elementary and older.

A battle between two siblings over a diary and a video game controller gives way to fears about their dad being "erased" from their memories...

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Everafter.com

Comedy. 8 - 12 minutes. 4 females.
Middle school and older.

Little Miss Muffet is single and single-mindedly fixated on cheese, so Rapunzel, Snow White, and Cinderella hook her up with an online dating profile.

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Family Meeting

Comedy. 10 minutes. 2 males, 2 females.
Middle school and older.

At a family meeting, a teenage girl learns that her parents are trading her—for a foreign exchange student who can dunk.

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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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First Dance

Comedy. 10 minutes. 2 females.
Middle school and older performers, audiences of all ages.

When best friends Rain and Sophia attend their first school dance, they accidentally cause the boy who's captured both their hearts to fall, quite literally, for another.

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Foam

Comedy. 5 - 7 minutes. 3 females, 1 male.
Middle school and older.

A girl turns the tables on two popular girls bullying her over her diet.

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Four Calls

Dramedy. 5 - 7 minutes. 1 female, 1 male.
Middle school and older.

When Emma calls Josh to confront him about how he's been treating her brother, it may just be the wake-up call they both needed.

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Full Circle

Comedy. 5 - 7 minutes. 2-4 females, 1 male (3-5 performers possible).
Middle school and older.

Since he's hit high school, Harrison's been changing identities as quickly as he changes clothes, but can his friendship with Sydney survive the roller coaster ride?

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G.B.F. Forever

Dramedy. 10 minutes. 1 female, 1 male.
Middle school and older.

Carly wants the latest school accessory, a G.B.F., but is Payton ready to be transformed into a Gay Best Friend?

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The Girl Who Talks to Spiders

Drama. 10 - 15 minutes. 2 females, 1 male (with an optional, flexibly-sized ensemble).
High school and older performers, and middle school and older audiences.

Ana claims she can talk to spiders, so when Nikki and Ulises doubt her, they experience the extraordinary and terrifying phenomenon that has tormented Ana her entire life.

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Gone Fishing Gone

Dramedy. 8 - 10 minutes. 1 female, 1 any gender.
Middle school and older performers, all audiences.

It's been a Father's Day tradition for Jack and his dad to go fishing, but now that Dad's gone, can Mom take over, even though she's never fished before?

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Goodbye, Room

Dramedy. 10 minutes. 2 females.
Middle school and older.

Two sisters prepare to move out of the bedroom they share—and discover they haven't packed everything.

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Hashtag Adorable

Comedy. 8 - 12 minutes. 2 females, 1 male, 5-10+ any gender.
Middle school and older.

Elizabeth is dying to ask her crush to prom, but that means coming out publicly—can Elizabeth find the courage to take that step?

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Hipster Van Winkle

Comedy. 9 - 14 minutes. 1 female, 1 male, 5-15+ any gender (7-30 performers possible).
Middle school and older.

In this comic adaptation of the Washington Irving classic, a Brooklyn man falls asleep in 1938 and wakes up in the present, transforming himself from hen-pecked ne'er-do-well to social media icon.

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HKFN: The Abbreviated Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (ten-minute version)

Comedy. 10 minutes. 3-7 females, 2-6 males (5-9 performers possible).
Middle school and older.

When an actor tries to escape a production of the controversial Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by running away from school, the play gives chase.

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How Blue is My Crocodile

Dramedy. 8 - 10 minutes. 2 females.
Elementary school and older.

Two young girls wait for their wounded father to return from his tour of duty.

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How Not to Do Your Homework

Comedy. 8 - 12 minutes. 3-30 any gender.
Middle school and upper elementary.

Learn how to bamboozle your parents and put one over on your teachers in this fast-paced, tongue-deeply-in-cheek guide that just might change your life...or land you in a heap of trouble!

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How to Get Famous in Theatre

Comedy. 10 minutes. 1 female, 1 male.
Middle school and older.

When a boy falls in love with a girl who wants to be an actress, thus begins the search for the perfect play.

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I Know You Are But What Am I?

Drama. 9 - 12 minutes. 4 any gender.
Middle school and older.

Four teenagers confront their roles as bullies, bystanders, and victims and ask themselves what they have become.

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Jamie's First Day

Comedy. 10 - 12 minutes. 7 females, 4 males, 10-20 optional any gender (11-31 performers possible).
Elementary school and older.

When a bratty twelve-year-old tells her mother three different versions of her first day at school, which one is the truth?

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Jax-in-a-Box

Comedy. 8 - 10 minutes. 2 males.
Middle school and older.

When an unpopular teen resorts to living in a cardboard box in the parking lot, his life gets a lot easier...or does it?

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The Kennel Club

Dramedy. 10 - 15 minutes. 4 any gender.
All ages.

Dogs in a rescue kennel come up with a plan to find themselves new homes.

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Le Goalie

Dramedy. 13 - 17 minutes. 1 male, 1 female.
Middle school and older.

In hockey, boy meets girl, girl slashes boy, girl gets a penalty, boy's team scores and boy loses girl...or not? 

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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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Linda

Dramedy with music. 8 - 10 minutes. 1 female.
Middle school and older.

A young Chicana embarks on a journey to figure out her place in the world, discovering new kinds of superpowers in learning to love her heritage (English and Spanish-language versions included!).

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The Lion and the Boar

Comedy. 6 - 7 minutes. 3 males.
Middle school and older.

Two boys fight over one cupcake, until a bully threatens to take it away from them both.

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Loose and Missing Teeth

Horror. 8 - 10 minutes. 2 any gender.
Mature middle school and older.

Two friends are enjoying a night out, until they realize that's something's off...

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A Loser Like You

Dramedy. 10 - 15 minutes. 2 females, 3 males (5 gender-flexible performers total).
Middle school and older.

Five teens in five scenes that march backward through time experience the cruel ups and downs of any old school day, but the person we think is the jerk at the beginning is the victim in the very next scene, and on and on, until we find that the hurt has no beginning and no end.

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Masks

Drama. 8 - 12 minutes. 4 females.
Middle school and older.

When a cyber attack blurs the lines between good and evil, four friends must unravel who's really the victim and who's the bully.

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Math Problems

Dramedy. 10 - 12 minutes. 2 females, 3 males, 3+ any gender (8-20+ performers possible).
Upper elementary and older performers, and audiences of all ages.

Competing for the final spot on her school's Mathalon team, Sarah realizes there's a bigger problem than just solving for X.

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Math-O-Freak

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

Libby and Robin calculate how to make ballet as much fun as football for their math-mad friend Kirk.

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Message to Grandma

Dramedy. 10 minutes. 1-3 females, 1-3 males (4 performers total).
Elementary school and older.

A young boy devises a unique way to send a message to his grandma in heaven.

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The Morgan Show

Dramedy. 8 - 10 minutes. 1 female, 1 male, 1 any gender.
Middle school and older.

As the curtain rises once again on The Morgan Show, Morgan needs to decide whose opinion matters the most: the audience's...or her own.

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Much, Much Later

Comedy. 10 minutes. 3 any gender.
Middle school and older.

When three aliens try to unravel the mystery of humanity's disappearance, could their last, best hope for answers be a Barbie doll?

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My Little Brother

Dramedy. 6 - 8 minutes. 1 any gender.
Middle school and older.

A little brother can be a big pain in the you-know-what--but he's still your brother.

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The Naming of Things

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

A boy in a dark hole and a girl surrounded by anxious birds find one another and begin a conversation.

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A New Story from Rabbit and Frog

Drama. 8 - 12 minutes. 3 any gender.
Middle school and older.

When a family crisis interrupts their planned telling of an old Kumeyaay story, three performers come upon a new story to bring the past and present together.

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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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Ninja In Blue Jeans

Comedy. 8 - 10 minutes. 2 females.
Middle school and older.

A teenage girl spying on the boy of her dreams gains an ally in her quest, or is her new friend on a mission of her own...?

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A Number of Secrets

Dramedy. 8 - 10 minutes. 2 females.
Middle school and older.

Two teenage girls joke about eating disorders until they realize one of their classmates is bulimic.

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Odysseus Comes Home

Comedy. 10 - 15 minutes. 2 females, 4 males, 6-20+ any gender (11-25+ performers possible).
Middle school and older performers and audiences.

With help from the Goddess Athena, Odysseus finally comes home—but learning humility may prove to be a lot harder than killing people.

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One Word Too Many

Comedy. 10 minutes. 12-16 any gender (plus possible extras).
Elementary and older performers and audience.

Navaeh's drama class seems to be invading her other classes: is she dreaming or is this nightmare real?

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Oprah

Comedy. 8 - 10 minutes. 2 males.
Elementary and older.

Two boys think they've discovered the home of Oprah Winfrey, but the true discovery is about their friendship.

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Our New Tradition

Drama. 12 - 15 minutes. 1 female, 2 any gender.
Middle school and older.

Three siblings must find a way to rekindle some lost holiday magic during their first Christmas without two loved ones.

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Pepperoni Apocalypse

Comedy. 8 - 12 minutes. 5 any gender.
Middle school and older.

A pizza delivery arrives at the exact moment a doomsday cult expects the world to end.

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Phone Less

Comedy. 10 - 15 minutes. 8+ any gender (8-15+ performers possible).
Middle school and older.

When a town's phones disappear overnight, two teens launch a search-and-rescue mission, but what if technology itself is trying to send them a message...?

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Piglet

Comedy. 10 - 15 minutes. 2-3 females, 3-4 males (6 performers total, with the possibility to expand the cast with background animals).
Middle school and older performers, elementary and older audiences.

The Bard meets the barnyard in this ten-minute parody of Hamlet—with farm animals.

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Playing Games

Dramedy. 5 - 8 minutes. 1 female, 1 any gender.
Upper elementary and older performers, and upper elementary and middle school audiences.

Two stepsiblings come to a tiny truce over a video game.

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A Poodle More Beautiful

Comedy. 8 - 10 minutes. 2 any gender.
All ages.

A purebred poodle lands in the pound after running away from a home that isn't up to snuff, but will a meeting with a mutt change the pompous puppy's tune?

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Pride and Prejudice Abridged

Comedy. 10 - 15 minutes. 5-7+ females, 5-7+ males (10-12+ performers possible).
Middle school and older.

In this comic adaptation of the Jane Austen classic, the Bennet sisters unexpectedly discover that the road to love and marriage—for love or for money—is paved with false first impressions, when a pair of wealthy strangers come to town. 

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The Randomness of Bees

Dramedy. 10 - 15 minutes. 2 females.
Middle school and older.

When Ryder tells Charlotte she's adopted, she sparks a true friendship between them that lasts even after Charlotte has to move away.

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Ranger

Drama. 11 - 14 minutes. 2 males.
Middle school and older.

When Luis's father sells his dog to a man up north, Luis makes a plan with his brother to go retrieve him—but is Luis ever planning to come back, or will he leave behind the town he hates and everything he has ever known?

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The Raven and the Swan

Comedy. 4 - 6 minutes. 2 females or 2 males (not mixed).
Middle school and older.

If you can't change who you are, be happy with your green hair.

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re'open our eyes

Dramedy. 10 - 15 minutes. 6+ any gender.
Middle school and older.

A history class awakens to a mysterious but welcome change of scenery just beyond their classroom window, but can they find a way to reach it?

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Rising Sophomore

Drama. 9 - 10 minutes. 2 males.
High school (or advanced middle school) and older performers, and middle school and older audiences.

What do you do when a kid who's bullied you for years suddenly wants to talk?

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Rondo à la Bongo

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

Two girls, a guy and a cat named Bongo.

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Room Temperature

Dramedy. 9 - 10 minutes. 2 females, 1 male.
Middle school and older.

A teen tries to deflect a bully by responding with openness, but his sister insists on fighting fire with fire.

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Secrets

Drama. 10 - 12 minutes. 3 females.
Middle school and older.

Sixteen-year-old Rory is on the cusp of coming out as ace—asexual—but who can she trust her secret to?

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The Silent Ones

Comedy. 8 - 10 minutes. 5 any gender.
Elementary and older.

The Letter K has formed a Secret Society of Silent Consonants, but it's not turning out to be as exclusive a club as K imagined.

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Silver Linings

Dramedy. 7 - 9 minutes. 1 female, 1 male.
Middle school and older.

Two teenagers, each trying to recover from a devastating loss, discover their shared grief might lead to a special friendship.

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Six of Beer

Comedy. 6 - 8 minutes. 2 males, 1 any gender (3 performers total).
Middle school and older.

In the face of impending/imminent beer, teenager Brice finds six reasons and six ways to say no to drinking on a school night.

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Snakes in a Lunchbox

Dramedy. 10 minutes. 2 females, 1 any gender.
Middle school and older.

Two girls plan the ultimate revenge on the school bully stealing their lunches, but just when their plan is a go, the bully turns the tables on them in a way they never imagined...

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Speech & Debate

Drama. 8 - 10 minutes. 2 females.
Middle school and older.

Can Karen convince her mom that wanting what's best for her doesn't mean running her life?

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The Student and the Mathematician

Comedy. 8 - 10 minutes. 1 female, 2 males.
Middle school and older.

David will do anything to get out of his math homework.

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Sugar Horror

Comedy. 8 - 10 minutes. 2 females, 1 male.
Middle school and older.

Trick-or-treaters Ansel and Retta are lured by irresistible candy.

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The Summoning Sky

Drama. 8 - 12 minutes. 2 females, 1 any gender.
Middle school and older.

When decisions must be made about what to do with Sam's father's ashes, Sam decides that it's time to emerge from his own private world in order to truly be heard.

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Thinking Outside the (Litter) Box

Comedy. 10 - 12 minutes. 4 any gender.
Middle school and older.

When four cats realize they do their best thinking outside the litter box, great things could be just a whisker away...or maybe not.

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Three First Kisses

Dramedy. 10 - 15 minutes. 3 females.
Middle school and older.

When three eighth grade girls discover that not one of them has kissed a boy, is it time to get it over with and do the deed, or is that perfect moment worth waiting for...?

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Three Padded Walls

Drama. 8 - 12 minutes. 2 females, 1 optional any gender (2-3 performers possible).
Middle school and older.

How can Jenny be crazy when she's the only one who knows what's really going on? 

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Three Sides to Every Story

Comedy. 8 - 12 minutes. 3 any gender.
Middle school and older.

Math makes laughs when one side of a right triangle is ready to pack up their puns and go their own way.

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Tidal

Dramedy. 7 - 10 minutes. 3 any gender.
Elementary and older performers, and audiences of all ages.

When the tide rises on two hermit crabs and a sea anemone, one of the crabs may have to decide between their haul of human "treasures" and survival.

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Time Warp

Comedy. 10 minutes. 2 any gender.
Middle school or high school performers.

A parent hatches a plot to get a hard-core gamer teen away from the virtual world and out into the sunshine.

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Twilight of the Grizzly

Dramedy. 8 - 10 minutes. 2 females, 1 male.
Middle school and older.

Trapper Joan has the last surviving California grizzly in her sights...until an unlikely savior comes to its rescue.

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The UnderGroundHog Railroad

Dramedy. 8 - 10 minutes. 1 female, 1 male (gender flexible).
Elementary school and older.

Two middle schoolers try to save a baby groundhog before it gets picked up by Animal Control.

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Up A Tree

Dramedy. 8 - 10 minutes. 1 female, 1 male.
Elementary school and older.

Up a tree in the middle of the night, two children consider pressures from parents, classmates, and unwanted Barbie pajamas, and come up with an exciting new adventure forward.

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The War on Little Women

Comedy. 8 - 10 minutes. 4 females.
Middle school and older.

The Little Women of Alcott's classic novel promise to be together always, but promises aren't so easy to keep, especially when men are involved.

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The Warrior's Belt

Comedy. 7 - 9 minutes. 1 female, 1 male, 1 any gender (3 performers total).
Middle school and older.

Miguel is willing to do whatever it takes to get his karate yellow belt, even if it means going to the mat with his twin sister.

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We Aren't Aliens

Drama. 9 - 11 minutes. 6 any gender.
Upper elementary or middle school performers and upper elementary school and older audiences.

A group of undocumented migrant children do their best to cope with their detention in a Texas shelter.

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What the Well Dressed Girl is Wearing

Comedy. 8 - 10 minutes. 2 females.
Middle school and older.

When Jennifer makes the mistake of asking Sandra for help choosing the perfect outfit for a date with Sandra's secret crush, will Jennifer end up wearing a pope's hat and puke-green fishing waders?

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Wherefore Art Thou...Todd?

Comedy. 8 - 10 minutes. 1-2 females, 2-3 males (4 performers total).
Middle school and older.

After Todd, cast as the lead in Romeo and Juliet, gets knocked out by a stray ball, he may suddenly have awakened a little too in character.

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White Roses and Gooseberries

Drama. 9 - 12 minutes. 2 females.
Middle school and older performers, upper elementary and older audiences.

When two young pioneer girls stop along the trail on their way West, they find strength in each other as they continue forward on the dangerous journey ahead.

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Who Remembers Éponine's Sister?

Comedy. 10 - 12 minutes. 3 females.
Middle school and older.

Azelma Thénardier gets a chance to escape her notorious elder sister's shadow and be the heroine of her own story.

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Wrong Number, Romeo!

Comedy. 8 - 10 minutes. 2 any, plus 1 offstage voice (any).
Middle school and older.

Shakespeare's classic love story takes a turn when Romeo spouts proclamations of love, not at Juliet's window, but at Brenda's...

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