|Licensing Plays and Musicals for Schools and Community Theaters Since 1928||
|GIFT OF THE MAGI - THE MUSICAL|
By B. Bremers, F. Grant
|It’s Christmas in New York in 1905. Imagine the excitement of a busy street, bustling with shoppers and carolers singing joys of the season. Della, a stunning young woman, strolls along, looking in store windows, a bit saddened that she only has $1.87 to spend on a gift for her husband, Jim. Down the street, Jim does likewise; wistfully knowing that the items in the stores that he would... read more|
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|ARE YOU IN EARNEST?, by J. Kelly|
|DISCORD, by B. Kingsland|
|HANK CINQUE, by G. Peterson|
|HAPPY BIRTHDAY WILL, by C. Stancich|
|MODEL BEHAVIOR, by B. Klingemann|
|MY BIG FAT GREEK DIVORCE, by T. Reis, M. Thompson|
|MY FEDEX CHRISTMAS REQUEST, by J. Lovett|
|NEXT STOP!, by M. Thompson|
|PERFECT STRANGERS, by P. Snoad|
|ROMEO REVISED, by W. Bradford|
|SEEING IS BELIEVING, by J. Morris|
|TRASH TALK, by B. Kingsland|
|UPPIES AND DOWNIES, by M. McCafferty|
|WHAT'S IN THE BOX?, by J. Newkirk|
|Tis' the season for giving! Check out our newest musical Gift of the Magi: The Musical by Beverly Bremers and Faith Grant. Click on the link above for the free download!
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The Adventures of Bad by Alaska Reece Vance
Deputy Jan by Richard Gremel
Drama Competition by Kamron Klitgaard
Finding Don Quixote by Jonathan Yukich
My Day on Facebook by Monica Bauer
Thrilling Tale of the Three Musketeers by Richard Gremel
|ARE YOU IN EARNEST?|
What happens when life imitates art? Two young actresses rehearse The Importance of Being Earnest with their young, male director. The modern-day relationship mirrors that of Gwendolyn and Cecily in the tea scene from Oscar Wilde's world-famous play. Filled with physical humor and sharp wit, this play is a surefire delight for young women.
Letting go of your child is never easy especially when you're attached to your daughter by an umbilical cord. All parents want to hang on, but some parents want to hang on a little too long.
|HAPPY BIRTHDAY WILL|
Friends try to get Shakespeare to loosen up on his special day. While the Bard wrestles with his latest play, he is beset by well-wishers, prophecies and an enigmatic warning about silencing electronic devices.
Tim and Angie are looking to buy their forever home. While looking through a promising model home, an accident on Tim's part turns their peaceful Saturday plans on their head.
|MY BIG FAT GREEK DIVORCE|
There's trouble in Mount Olympus! The queen of the Greek Gods, Hera, has filed for divorce from her husband, Zeus. The whole court case gets complicated when the 1940's film noir version of Medusa shows up to tell her side of the story. Only the bubbly Valley Girl known as Aphrodite can show our couple the true meaning of love.
|MY FEDEX CHRISTMAS REQUEST|
Nicky has been a naughty boy. Again. In fact, Nicky is naughty every year so instead of getting toys under his Christmas tree, Santa has been leaving him a lump of coal in his stocking year after year. Well, Nicky has finally had it with being labeled as naughty by Santa and decides to pack himself in a FedEx box and ship it to the North Pole. He’s going to plead his case...
Denise and Ian attempt to read each others' minds as they romantically probe one another in this heightened romance set in the New York subway.
Robert climbs a mountain in search of peace and quiet. Instead, he meets an engaging stranger who convinces him to make an unusual commitment.
Remember how Romeo and Juliet ends? UTTER TRAGEDY! Romeo visits Juliet, assuming she is dead, drinks some poison and dies just as Juliet wakes up from her nice long potion-induced nap. She's distraught, decides to kill herself, and the rest is literary history. But what if Shakespeare had revised his greatest romance just a bit? What if Juliet didn't stab herself? What if...
|SEEING IS BELIEVING|
This hilarious ten-minute play is an example of marketing at its finest! Mr. Blag’s flea circus is the best in the world, and he wants Mr. Denning to book them for his talent agency. Even Ms. Steinmuller, the secretary, is impressed, and Mr. Denning, of course, agrees to sign the flea circus. Now, if only he could actually see the act! In showbiz, things are not always what...
The trash can and the recycling bin can’t stand each other. Waiting by the curb for pickup on a hot summer morning, the long-suffering can and the self-righteous bin butt heads about everything under the sun - especially over whose got a shot with the lovely little compost pile out back. Can they learn to live and let live before the trash truck comes?
|UPPIES AND DOWNIES|
Paul and Rudolph are riding the Sissymaker, the largest, most injury-inducing roller coaster in the world. Rudolph is an "uppie" (hands up during the ride) while Paul is a "downie" (hands down). During the slow climb to the top, they talk about life, roller coasters and hot dogs and find a common link with them all.
|WHAT'S IN THE BOX?|
To what extent will one go to satisfy their curiosity? This refreshing play, about the journey to find truth, is perfect for all actors. But remember, curiosity killed the cat. So, What’s In The Box?
|O. Henry Series|
Here they are! Selections from O. Henry's short stories in our popular ten minute play format. These plays deliver the same classic wit, humor and surprise endings characteristic of O. Henry's stories. This distinctive style will be cherished by those familiar with O. Henry and truly enjoyed by newcomers.
|Grappling With Grammar Series|
Who says grappling with grammar has to be a grind? Part of our unique Grammar Series in the popular ten-minute format, which blends performing arts with English studies.
|The Maxwell Family Classics Series|
Come meet the Maxwells and you will instantly become part of the family. These classic plays are full of comedy and you are given a "ring side" seat in watching the humor of everyday life unfold before your eyes.
|The Virgil Series|
Come to Lickskillet and join in the adventures of America's #1 family, the Sludges, a clan of fairly unremarkable, but kindly folk, that are guaranteed to keep you in stitches. As you ease back in your chair to enter the slow lane, be prepared for uproarious laughter with a smattering of life's lessons.
|Mastering Math Series|
The Mastering Math Series inspires knowledge and mathematical concepts through story theatre. Each ten-minute play uses Alberto's family and friends to introduce a new math concept to your students by actively engaging them with humorous dialogue and visual demonstration. This non-traditional, interdisciplinary approach has proven to be a fun, effective means of not only teaching, but also instilling a love of mathematics!
The ridiculously talented Joseph Sorrentino brings you four ten minute plays featuring the famously funny duo, Frank and Harry. Clifford A. Ridley, Philadelphia Inquirer's theater critic, summed it up best when he said, "Frankly, or maybe Harrily, he can't write these clever scripts fast enough to suit me."
A group of plays based on short stories by Hector Hugh Munro (18 December 1870 – 13 November 1916), better known by the pen name Saki, who was a British writer that pulled no punches in satirizing society and culture. Saki is considered a master of the short story and is often compared to O. Henry and Dorothy Parker. His tales feature delicately drawn characters and finely judged narratives. As short plays, you are sure to find them as witty and enlightening today as they were then.