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List-Target Audience HIGH SCHOOL
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ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER,THE Koste
27 characters (many possibilities for doubling)
5 sets (simplified, stylized staging appropriate). 19th century mid-west American costumes.
AESOP'S FALLABLES (Musical) Graczyk
11 F, 6 M (cast size may be reduced by doubling.
One set. Fanciful costumes
AMY CROCKET: MVP, Cohen (Musical)
9 actors with doubling OR up to 30+
One set with overlay scenes. Piano/Vocal Score available.
ANALYSIS OF MINERAL #4,THE Goldberg
3 females, 3 males
Open stage; simple set pieces. 1930s Appalachian costumes.
AND THE TIDE SHALL COVER THE EARTH, Cole
5 F, 2 M.
Minimum set requirements. Accomp. CD and song sheets available.
APOLOGIES, Kral
4 females, 2 males
Flexible, fragmented settings.
BABA YAGA AND THE BLACK SUNFLOWER, Korty (Play with Music)
5 females, 2 males with doubling OR up to 20 actors
Flexible staging. Puppets, masks and movement. Piano/Instrumental Scores available.
BAMBOOZLED!, Brill
1 F, 8 M
Simple setting. Traditional commedia costumes.
BLESS CRICKET, CREST TOOTHPASTE AND TOMMY TUNE, Daugherty
2 females, 3 males, 1 either with doubling OR up to 9
Contemporary settings and costumes.
BUSHVELD BIBBLE-BABBLE, Woolfson (Musical)
3 females, 3 males with doubling, extras optional
Climbable tree and rock-like cave. Music included with script.
CERTAIN ARRANGEMENTS, McClelland
1 female, 3 males
Contemporary flower shop.
CHARLIE FOSTER, Shurtz
10 (8 F, 2 M) that may be played by as few a 5
Told in contemporary, non-traditional style.

10 chairs function as the set. Suitable for touring.
CODE BREAKER, THE Conley
3 females, 2 males
One set, simple or elaborate. Futuristic costumes.
CONOSTOGA STORIES (Musical), Beck
5 F, 4 M
Unit set, Period costumes (1865-1895).
CRANE WIFE, THE (Music optional), Carlisle
12 to 20 actors.
Open stage. Traditional peasant costumes with puppets, masks, dance.
DEATH AND LIFE OF SHERLOCK HOLMES, THE, Zeder
3 F, 5 M
Multiple locations, special effects, period costumes.
DICKENS CHRISTMAS CAROL SHOW, THE (Musical), Scholey
8 F, 10 M with doubling, chorus of children
Thrust stage platform. 19th century English costumes.
DOCTOR IN SPITE OF HIMSELF, A, Harris
10 F, 9 M. Also shortened version available: 3 F, 6 M
Three sets. 17th century French costumes or modern. Adapted from Moliere.
DON QUIXOTE OF LA MANCHA, Fauquez
2 F, 8 M, extras optional
Four sets with entr'acts. 16th century Spanish costumes
DOORS, Zeder
1 F, 3 M
One set. Contemporary costumes.
DRACULA'S TREASURE, Saunders
3 F, 5 M
One interior set. Modern costumes. Mystery slapstick comedy.
EZIGBO, THE SPIRIT CHILD, Bush
5 F, 1 M, 4 or more either, 1 drummer
Flexible. Short version also available.
FORGOTTEN DOOR, THE Falls
7 to 20 actors
Simple set. Contemporary costumes. Adapted from novel by A. Key.
GHOST OF CANTERVILLE HALL, THE, Avery
5 F, 5 M, 2 children
One set. Turn of the 20th century costumes.
GHOST OF THE RIVER HOUSE, THE, Bush
2 F, 3 M (one of whom plays a memory)
Unit set.
GOODBYE MARIANNE, Watts
2 F, 1 M with doubling or up to 7
Flexible set. 1930s European costumes.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELS, Swortzell
4 F, 9 M with doubling or up to 20
One basic setting. Early 18th century costumes.
HANSEL AND GRETEL, THE LITTLE BROTHER AND THE LITTLE SISTER, Bush
4 F, 2M
Several suggested locales. Medieval costumes.
HUCK FINN’S STORY, Harris
1 female, 4 males with doubling
Open stage. Simple 19th century mid-west American costumes.
HUCKLEBERRY FINN, Whiting
6 females, 12 males
Four sets. 19th century mid-west American costumes.
IN A ROOM SOMEWHERE (Musical), Zeder
2 F, 3 M.
Single set. Modern costumes. Suitable for touring.
JEST, THE, Netzel
2 F, 4 M.
Unit set. Suggested 13th century English costumes. Adapted from Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT.
JIM THORPE, ALL- AMERICAN, Levitt
7 M.
Single unit set. Native American and early 20th century costumes.
LEGEND OF THE POINSETTIA,Schroeder-Arce

5 + (3 F, 2 M) plus chorus with doubling or up to 12 + (6 F, 4 M, 2 Either) plus chorus.
Setting simple or elaborate, as desired. Contemporary costumes. Bilingual: English/Spanish
LINCOLN'S LOG (alternate title: BETTER ANGELS), Kornhauser
1 F, 3 M (performing multiple roles), additional actors optional.
One set. American Civil War era costumes.
LITTLE WOMEN, Spencer
10 females, 2 males
One set. Victorian costumes.
LIZA AND THE RIDDLING CAVE, Urquhart
5 females, 6 males OR double for fewer actors
Open stage. 1930s Appalachian costumes.
LOUIS BRAILLE--The World At Your Fingertips (Musical), Cooper/Vig/Lebeaux/Smulyan
2 F, 3 M or up to 26 with roles distributed.
Flexible staging. 1880s period costumes.
LOVE FOR THREE ORANGES, THE, Heard
4 F, 5 M, 2 either. Optional extras. May be performed with 8 actors by doubling.
One set. 17th century costumes. Commedia dell'arte.
MAGIC FLUTE RELOADED, THE (Rap Musical)Cohen
11 actors with doubling OR up to 25+
Unit set with suggested locales. Contemporary and fantasy costumes. CD Rehearsal/Production Accompaniment CDs available.
MAGIC STONE, THE (Musical)
15 + (6 F, 9 M) plus optional chorus, or min. 11 (5 F, 6 M). Three flexible settings. Rehearsal/Production Accompaniment CDs available as well as printed score
.
MASQUE OF BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, THE (A Play with Music), Brill
3 F, 4 M, 3-5 "grotesques"
Platform set. 16th century French Masque costumes and devices.
MEDICINE SHOW, THE (or How to Succeed in Medicine Without Really Trying), Koste
8 actors, variable.
No setting.Adapted from Moliere's Le Medicin Malgre Lui.
MEN’S COTTAGE, THE, Goldberg Y T
CAST: 5 + (1 F, 2 M, 1 G, 1 B) extras optional.

Unit set. Primitive costumes and masks.
MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, A, HARRIS
2 F, 8 M, plus extras.
Simple set. Elizabethan or fanciful costumes. Adapted from Shakespeare.
MISER,THE, Reed
4 F, 10 M.
One set. 17th century French costumes. Adapted from Moliere.
MOTHER HICKS, Zeder
4 F, 4 M with doubling or up to 10.
Various locations suggested. 1935 American midwest costumes.
MY DAYS AS A YOUNGLING-John Jacob Niles: The Early Years,(Musical), Niles Sexton
7 F, 6 M, 3 children, optional extras.
Simple setting. 20th century American rural costumes.
NEWCOMER, THE Thomas
3 females, 2 males
The present.
NO ONE WILL MARRY A PRINCESS WITH A TREE GROWING OUT OF HER HEAD (A Musical Fantasy), Brill
2 F, 5 M with doubling or up to 15.
Simple settings. Fairy tale costumes. Musical farce.
ODYSSEY, THE (A Play with Music), Falls/ Beattie
2 F, 6 M with doubling or as many as 36 with roles distributed.
Set pieces; masks. Adapted from Homer's classic masterpiece.
ORPHAN TRAIN, THE Harris (With Optional Music)
7 females, 4 males with doubling OR up to 25
Open stage. Early 20th century American costumes.
Piano/Vocal Score available.
OTHER DOORS, Zeder
4 F, 2 M.
One room. Contemporary costumes.
PAPER LANTERNS, PAPER CRANES, Kral
12 actors with doubling OR add more
Post WWII Japan.
PIED PIPER OF NEW ORLEANS,THE Church
4 females, 4 males, 1 instrumentalist, extras
One set. Late 1930s costumes.
PINBALLS, THE Harris
2 females, 3 males
One set. Contemporary costumes.
PLAY CALLED NOAH'S FLOOD, THE (A play with incidental music), Zeder
Flexible from 12 to 30 to portray 49 roles.
Unit set. Medieval costumes; masks. Based upon the celebrated Chester and Wakefield Cycles.
PRINCE THE WOLF AND THE FIREBIRD, THE, Lacey
4F, 7 M, 6 E, 4 extras
Single evocative setting.
PRODIGY: WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART, (A play with music), Surface
4 F, 4 M
Single evocative setting.
PUSHCART WAR, THE, Falls
2 F, 6 M with doubling to portray over 50 characters
Cartoon-like masks, mobile trucks and pushcarts. Contemporary future costumes.
RED BADGE OF COURAGE, THE Miller (A Play with Music)
1 female, 9 males OR 1 female, 1 male with doubling
Simple set. Civil War uniforms.
ROBIN GOODFELLOW, Harris
Flexible, minimum 6 actors or more.
Two sets. Elizabethan, rustics and elfin sprite costumes. Adapted from Shakespeare's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM.
ROSE OF TREASON, THE DeVita
6 females, 18 males
Representational set. WWII Germany costumes.
RUDE MECHANICALS, THE, Grazcyk
1 F, 9 M.
One unit set.Elizabethan costumes. A comedic non-Shakespeare version of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM.
SANGRE DE UN
ÁNGEL (The Blood of an Angel), Schroeder-Arce
9 (3 F, 6 M) with doubling or up to 11 (4 F, 7 M) with roles distributed.
Setting simple or elaborate, as desired. Contemporary costumes. Bilingual: English/Spanish
SECOND SHEPHERD'S PLAY, THE, Harris
2 F, 4 M and an angel.
Simple set.Medieval costumes.
SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER, Harris
3 F, 6 M, plus servants
Single set.18th century costumes.
SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN NIGHT, Scott
2 F, 4 M with doubling or up to 20.
Empty space.
SIX CANTERBURY TALES, Thomas/Redmond
2 F, 4 M.
Single set. 14th century dress. Adapted from Chaucer.
SOJOURNER TRUTH IS MY NAME, Sternberg & Beechman
3 F, 3 M.
Single set. 19th century, unadorned costumes.
SPECIAL CLASS, Kral
8 female, 6 male
Contemporary realistic setting and costumes.
SPIRIT SHALL FLY, Surface
1 female, 4 male minimum, option up to 10
Contemporary realistic setting and costumes.
STAR SPANGLED SALUTE, (Review with music), Harris
1 F, 4 M with doubling or more with roles distributed to larger cast.
Open staging. Costumes: contemporary denim, white shits, red sashes..
STEAL AWAY HOME (With music), Harris
4 F, 9 M with doubling or expand to larger cast.
Bare stage with portable set pieces. Mid 19th century American costumes.
TASTE OF SUNRISE, THE, Zeder
1 F, 10 M, 2 deaf actors
Several locales suggested. 1920s and 30s costumes. Performed in ASL and English.
TOTALLY RED!, Toups (With Optional Music)
5 actors with doubling OR up to 30
Simple staging. Costume pieces over neutral. Piano/Vocal Score available.
TOTTY-YOUNG ELEANOR ROOSEVELT, Whitney
5 females, extras optional
Victorian set pieces and costumes.
TRIAL OF TOM SAWYER, THE (The Adventures of Tom Sawyer), Koste
27 actors OR many possibilities for doubling
Five sets (simplified, stylized staging appropriate). Mid-19th century American costumes.
Also see TOM SAWYER by Sara Spencer.
TRICKS OF SCAPIN, THE, Harris
3 F, 7 M.
Open stage. Neapolitan costumes of the 17th century.
TROUBLED WATERS, Kral
5 actors with doubling OR add more
Multiple suggestive settings.
VOYAGE OF THE DRAGONFLY, THE, Bush
2 F, 3 M with doubling or up to 7 rolesl
Three settings subject to fantastic stylization.
WOLF AND ITS SHADOWS, THE, Asher
1 F, 2 Ml
Minimal set. Masks, puppets, costume pieces.
WOLF CHILD: THE CORRECTION OF JOSEPH, Mast
10 characters.
YELLOW BOAT, THE, Saar
3 F, 4 M.
Shorter touring length and contest length versions available.

 

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